WE TRANSLATE INSIGHTS INTO STRATEGIES THAT HELP BRANDS RISE TO THE TOP.
We’re always striving to better understand all the ways that people interact with brands in the industries that we focus on. We want to know what gets them hooked and what keeps them coming back for more. Here are some of our latest observations and research. Feel free to download and send us a note with your thoughts.
2020 TRENDS REPORT
WE'RE NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE
Developed by the Carbonate team in partnership with leading hospitality consulting firm af&co., this report reflects the acknowledgement that the hospitality industry has undergone major fundamental shifts, and now new rules apply. The greatest challenge facing the industry is that the tried and true isn’t gaining traction in the same way and operators must find new ways to reach and engage with guests in a constantly changing world. This report highlights the hottest food & beverage trends, food cities, and hotel and design trends, as well as creative ways hospitality marketers are adapting.
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Andrew Freeman, founder of af&co. and Carbonate, has been a keynote speaker and brand spokesperson for a wide variety of events, conferences, and meetings. Named as one of the Top 25 Most Extraordinary Minds by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International, he brings a combination of experience, passion and creativity to his speaking engagements.
PREVIOUS SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS INCLUDE:
Hospitality Innovation Planet (Madrid)
Norwegian Hospitality Association (Norway)
San Francisco Travel Association
Golden Gate Restaurant Association
Ideation Fresh Foodservice Forum
Cameron Mitchell Restaurants Leadership Conference
Destination Hotels Annual Meeting
And many, many more!