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Cate Trotter


Retail & Future Trends Speaker

Cate Trotter is the Founder and Head of Trends at Insider Trends, and an adviser and speaker at events helping companies to know what is coming next in the world of retail.

Insider Trends and Cate help organisations to get ahead of their competitors by know what is coming around the corner and how retailers can keep pace with an ever-changing business climate.

Cate Trotter was named one of LinkedIn’s 12 Top Voices in the UK for 2017 and is regularly referred to by publications such as Forbes. According to iQmetrix, she is one of the Top 20 Global Retail Influencers and was listed at 26th place in Vend’s Top Retail Influencers list.

A successful businesswoman in her own right, Cate Trotter launched two successful businesses in her twenties and was named a Future 100 and Startup 100 entrepreneur. This entrepreneurial background ensures that Cate has a great understanding with her audience and the challenges and hurdles they face.

Cate takes complex subjects and helps an audience work their way through them explaining them in a way that resonants with everyone and leaves them with powerful takeaways.

She speaks first-hand from her experiences of visiting stores and delivering retail workshops in New York, Tokyo, Sydney, Sao Paulo, Berlin, Amsterdam and further afield.

Cate has delivered presentations to Chanel, Nike, Galeries Lafayette, EE, Johnson & Johnson, Debenhams, Jaguar Land Rover, Levi’s, The British Library and more.


Cate Trotter is a vastly experienced speaker and her tailors her speech to each of her audiences. He keynote speeches include

• Key Retail Trends – This retail trend presentation outlines the most significant changes ahead for retailers and identifies the long- and short-term actions they can take to get ahead.

• The Future of Technology in Retail – Discover the most innovative retail tech that can increase profits in two ways – by optimising internal operations and transforming customer experiences.

• The World in 2035 – Do you know which important changes will affect our world between now and 2035? Cate Trotter will explain the most critical megatrends impacting society over the coming two decades.

• How to Thrive in An Exponential World




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He is incredibly thorough in his approach and always goes that extra mile to ensure everything is exactly as required.

I am always happy working with Matthew, he has great credibility, he is very diverse in his ability to make things happen.

Matthew Fisher and I have worked together for many number of years. I have always found Matt to be honest, good natured and willing to work hard always carefully selecting the best appearances to suit my personality and lifestyle. The work Matthew has delivered for me over the years has varied from schools, colleges, attending film premiers, guest speaking  to name a few all of which I have lots of memories and thoroughly enjoyed.