The US and the World

Thursday 18 August 2016 – 08:30-09:30

The Happenstance, 1a Ludgate Hill, London EC4M 7AA

The upcoming US presidential election is one of the most important political events of the decade, with enormous implications for consumers, organisations and markets in both the advanced and emerging world. The US electorate will choose between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, while the rest of the world watches on, unsure as to the future direction of the world’s only superpower.

Join us for breakfast on the 18th August as we investigate the forces driving the election and the likely fallout for consumers and organisations around the world. We will explore the extent of the US’s continued influence on the world – including on UK consumers, and ask if we are on the brink of a new world order.

In the context of an increasingly fragmented global scene, with Brexit threatening the future of the European Union, and coalition of the world’s most influential emerging economies, the BRICs, increasingly unfit for purpose, the impact of this election cannot be understated.

Get Smarter Over Breakfast

Our Trends Breakfasts have been running for over three years, and each month sees a different topic discussed and debated over coffee and croissants. Taking place in the private room of a popular city location, an array of figures from different industries hear our thoughts on the chosen topic, which often draws on latest findings from our global attitudes and values survey, Trajectory Global Foresight.

Please email Isabelle ( to reserve your place for free and join us for breakfast.