Kick-Off Presentation, SBCA Update & Awards
Wednesday, September 30 • 7:30-9:15a
Global Trends & the Future of Everything
Keynote Speaker: Daniel Levine
An international trends expert with an uncanny ability to help businesses be more relevant, innovative, and profitable – with a focus on the practical, Daniel’s keynote will help you:
- Discover what's trending in the building industry and beyond.
- Get clarity on the future of technology.
- Identify areas that are ripe for innovation.
- Learn how to profit from trends.
This is your opportunity to sharpen your vision and stay ahead of the curve!
The BCMC Kick-Off will also include a few words from SBCA’s leadership and a presentation of annual awards.
“I enjoy attending BCMC because it gives me an opportunity to understand things from a perspective I haven’t seen or thought of before. Having the opportunity to talk to others in the industry and learn how they have solved the same problems we have in new and exciting ways is another valuable part of attending BCMC each year!”
-Greg Dahlstrom, Villaume Industries, Inc., 2020 BCMC Chair
More about BCMC 2020 Kick-Off Speaker: Daniel Levine
Daniel is a Trends marketing visionary, celebrated keynote speaker, and as Executive Director of the Avant-Guide Institute, he is the hands-on leader of a huge international team of “cool-hunters” — thousands of trend-spotters who track the latest ideas and experiences from around the globe.
Hailed as a “genius” by Elle magazine, Daniel Levine is a celebrated international trends expert with an uncanny ability to help destinations, brands and businesses be more relevant, innovative and profitable.
Daniel has presented to major businesses and conferences worldwide, including the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), World Travel Market, American Express MarketWatch, Promo Live, Mandarin Oriental Hotels, International Luxury Travel Market, EIBTM, and the New York Times Travel Conference.
The author of over 20 bestselling books, Daniel is a well-known expert on consumer marketing, tourism and global cultural trends. His latest book describes the social effects of the economic downturn and offers a prescription for destinations, businesses, brands, products and services to capitalize on the behavioral changes of their customers.
Daniel is often on television — including BBC, NBC, Fox and many others. He is also a regular consumer trends expert guest on international radio, from Europe and the United States to Australia and South Africa, and he is regularly quoted in newspapers and magazines worldwide.
His latest book, The Meaningful Economy, is a prescription for consumer-oriented businesses and travel.