Future Thinking Workshop 2030

October 22, 2020 – Central

Future Thinking Workshop 2030 – A Virtual Workshop experience

Normally part of our International Summit, our Future Thinking Workshops will be transitioning to virtual events this October.  Space will be limited so register early to avoid disappointment.

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020 (see Events Calendar for more dates)
Time: 8.30 am – 2.30 pm Central (short breaks are included)
Location: The workshop will be conducted using Zoom technology. Details will be emailed to you upon registration.
Registration Fees:  CMG Members $50 NON-Members $75
Conditions:  This is a collaborative workshop and you will be required to prepare in advance by completing the Worksheet which will be sent to you upon registration.


Space is limited for each Workshop, so be sure to register early to save your spot!


This innovative and virtual Workshop experience will inspire and evoke your mind to think well beyond your normal trending timeline.  Future Thinking 2030 gives you the opportunity to work with some of the most experienced professionals in the color design industry, pushing each other to develop trends far into the future.  It will be a day of inspired learning, deep conversations, critical thinking, and most importantly, future thinking.  You will emerge with a better understanding of where the world is heading, how to push your trend research far into the future, and the confidence to better inform and inspire your decision making.

Who should attend?  

Designer, Manufacturer, CFM specialist, Color Specifier, Trend Spotter.  You won’t want to miss  Future Thinking 2030.



About Stephanie

Stephanie Dycha has devoted herself to the world of color over the past 18 years.  Specializing in working with brand managers, utilizing innovative technology, and applying extensive trend knowledge she strives to push development and sustainably to a new level in the field of plastic products.     In the West Chicago design center, she and her team work with a diverse client base that spans numerous fields including packaging, consumer goods, automotive, construction, and much more.  The Avient ColorWorks network is made up of four centers specially designed to foster imagination and support creative exploration of new plastic product ideas while providing the technical resources needed to test the feasibility of original and unique product designs.  Stephanie is on the Board of Directors of the Color Marketing group and a is member of the IDSA and SPE and is truly dedicated to driving innovation and trend focus forward into a new future.

About Kiki

Kiki Redhead leads all CMF & Trend initiatives for Sherwin-Williams Design Segments in Industrial & Performance Coatings, including spearheading a new DesignHouse in Minneapolis, MN. She collaborates with Industrial Design customers in appliance, office and outdoor furniture, as well as electronics, medical devices, packaging, transportation, and heavy equipment. She also works with designers for architectural and building products on coatings development and trends, including ideation of aesthetics, performance, and sustainable solutions.  She proudly touts her previous experiences working for Sherwin-Williams Consumer Group, as Interior Design Manager & Color Stylist for Dutch Boy Paint, as Trend Editor for Time Inc. shelter publications, and as CMF Leader for Polaris Industries. From 2008 to 2018, Kiki owned Colour Couture: a consultancy that coached 35 cross-industry clients from over 12 countries on CMF evolution in innovation, development, design, and marketing.   A longtime member of the Color Marketing Group, Kiki sits on the Board of Directors and is Co-Chair of the Future Thinking Committee.

Check our Calendar of Events for other upcoming events.


Register for our Virtual Workshop on October 22 8.30 am – 2.30 pm CENTRAL time.

Check our Events Calendar for upcoming workshops and webinars.  


  • Each participant MUST submit their completed Worksheet to the Facilitator three days prior to the date of their Workshop. Participants who do not submit their completed worksheet will be offered another virtual workshop date, or a refund in line with our cancellation policy.

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

Cancellations must be received in writing to CMG head office one week before the event date to qualify for a refund. A $5 administrative fee will be deducted for all canceled registrations. Please note that each virtual workshop is restricted to 10 attendees so if you wish to cancel, please do so soonest in order that your spot can be offered to another CMG member.

CMG Image Policy

CMG is required to make sure all images used are free from copyright infringement for the protection of our group and our individual members.  Our Image Policy will be sent to you upon registration.