NEW YORK - Kate Ancketill, billed as one of the world's top trend forecasters for brands and retail, will share her review of the world's retail design trends, at Association for Retail Environments first 2010 Shoptalk May 19 in New York.

It will be the first of three appearances by her at A.R.E.’s regional Shoptalk events. Others are being planned for September in Dallas and for San Francisco in October.

Ancketill is managing director of GDR Creative Intelligence, which provides research into innovation in design, experiential marketing, technology, new media, packaging and service within the brand, retail and hospitality sectors, tapping into an extensive network of thousands of the world's most inspirational designers, architects, technologists, academics and strategists for source material. Her May 19 evening presentation will take place following the International Contemporary Furniture Fair

Shoptalk attendance is open to retailers, design firms and sponsors only. 

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