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Fast-Forward to 2025: New Mega Trends Transforming the World as We Know It

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

    WHEN:                                 11:00 a.m. EDT on
                                          Tuesday, April 29, 2014

    LOCATION:                             Online, with free

    SPEAKERS:                             Frost & Sullivan
                                          Visionary Innovation
                                          Research Team Senior
                                          Partner Sarwant Singh,
                                          Program Manager Archana
                                          Amarnath and Team
                                          Leader Archana
                                          Vidyasekar, as well as
                                          Fast Future Global
                                          Futurist and CEO Rohit

The increasing political and economic dominance of emerging markets, rapid rate of urbanization, web of 80 billion connected devices, and creation of a connected life are among the key trends that will transform the world. The development and emergence of mega and smart cities; "smart" concepts replacing "green;" geo socialization; innovating to zero; and game changers beyond Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) are key discussion points during this briefing. These mega trends are imperative to all stakeholders who are impacted by them as they are influencing the world we live in now and shaping it into what it will be in coming years.

Attend this webinar to:

    --  Understand future urban movement of mega city corridors as well as
        networked, integrated and smart cities, and evaluate the resulting
        opportunities and threats
    --  Explore the future of retail as it merges online and innovations like
        the "bricks and clicks" model creating virtual and mobile stores
    --  Identify opportunities arising from the expected 80 billion connected
        devices in 2020 and the $730 billion connected living market comprising
        of connected homes, work and cities
    --  Recognize the top 10 mature and emerging industries of the future
        including online retail, cyber security and 3-D printing
    --  Spot new business models such as "value for many" and "sharing economy"
        determining market implications and business strategies

This webinar is a top-level view of key findings and a glimpse into two year-long research. It will provide all companies, including but not limited to, manufacturers and service providers, with a clear view of the evolution of global trends to help drive growth and innovation in a rapidly changing environment.

Supporting Quote

"Each of these mega trends have cross-sectoral and synergetic opportunities providing great prospects for all industry stakeholders," said Frost & Sullivan Senior Partner and Head of Visionary Innovation Sarwant Singh.

"Companies are becoming cognizant of these trends and making innovative moves in the industry leading to convergence of competition and multiple partnerships," said Visionary Innovation Program Manager Archana Amarnath. "The future of connected living and innovations within the connected home and work will completely change consumer experience and expectations. These trends will have cross-industry implications and an all-encompassing impact on all companies no matter which tier they operate in within the ecosystem."


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