Daniel Levine

Director of the Avant-Guide Institute


As director of the Avant-Guide Institute and its worldwide network of "Trendspotters", Levine is one of the world's foremost experts on how companies can build their products, services, and marketing around the social trends that are driving their customers' behavior. Levine and his team extensively research every audience and their customers to provide a one-of-kind presentation for each event packed with relevant information, inspirational ideas, and viable techniques that attendees can put into practice as soon as they get back to the office. Consistently one of the world's top-rated speakers, Levine is as entertaining as he is informative. One of the world’s leading trends analysts, Daniel Levine heads an international team of over 9,000 trend spotters who research and chronicle the latest ideas, products, and experiences from around the globe. Worldclass businesses such as Mastercard and Intel rely on his spot-on insights and expertise to shape their product development and marketing. As director of the Avant-Guide Institute trends consultancy, Daniel gets to the heart of what’s driving consumers and guides companies in building their industry around those motives and mindsets. While he is a specialist in the travel and leisure sector, Daniel holds authority in an array of markets. He has served as a consultant for HBO, NBC, Samsonite, and The New York Times, among many other organizations. In addition to being among the best in his industry, Daniel is one of the world’s top-rated keynote speakers, consistently delivering cutting-edge information about the latest trends and what it means for his audience. Daniel Levine is one of the world’s best known trends experts and a professional keynote speaker with over 10 years’ experience delivering compelling presentations worldwide. He is a respected crowd-puller as a conference speaker at association congresses and other events, including the UNWTO, American Express, Intel, The New York Times, MarketWatch, Mandarin Oriental Hotels, World Travel Market, Carlsberg Breweries… and many more. Daniel Levine has an uncanny ability to help destinations, brands and businesses be more relevant, innovative and profitable. By revealing what customers are thinking and feeling, Daniel unmasks the values and attitudes that underpin purchasing behaviors, and offers practical ways in which businesses can use social trends to benefit customers and increase sales. Daniel is:Director of The Avant-Guide Institute, the global trends consultancy for travel and consumer marketing, based in New York City. Global Editor of WikiTrend, where entrepreneurs, innovators and marketers discover trendsetting ideas for insight and inspiration. Leader of a huge international Trend Spotting Network that tracks the latest ideas and experiences from around the globe. Trusted consultant to major companies and retail brands in a wide range of consumer-oriented industries. Best-selling author of over 20 books. One of the world’s top-rated keynote speakers.


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