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Trendwise April Newsletter

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Welcome to the April edition of the Trendwise newsletter. Things in Shanghai have been heating up for the Trendwise team this month and we are thrilled to share all the excitement with you below. If you would like to find out more about our experience with the Austrade Shanghai Landing Pad, click the reply button and we will get in touch as soon as possible.

With Easter approaching next week, the Trendwise team would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Easter break. We hope you all enjoy the extra long weekend and we look forward to bringing you more data-driven information and news upon your return.

Included in this Newsletter:

  • 3 Million People Tune into Trendwise CEO in China
  • Mandurah Crab Fest: Trendwise observes 165,000 visitors
  • Brent Pearce attends China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP)
  • Clinton Meets with Charles Ng, Associate Director-General (and colleagues) from InvestHK at The Government of Hong Kong SAR
  • Trendwise Global Sales Director presents at National Australian Smart Communities Seminar

2.3 Million People Tune into Trendwise CEO in China

FullSizeRender 4Smarter Cities and Retail analytics leader, Clinton House, presented the company’s real-world behavioural data platform to a capacity audience at the opening ceremony of the 2017 ‘Startup in Shanghai’ International Innovation Startup Competition this week.

“It is an extraordinary honour for Trendwise to be selected to help launch this important event, given that almost 9000 companies across 16 districts of Shanghai have so far enrolled in the competition” said Mr House.

Mr House’s post-presentation interview was viewed by a live online audience of over 2.3 million people across mainland China. The competition is organised by the Shanghai Commission of Science & Technology and supported by Shanghai Municipal Government.

趋哲™科技研发的人流行为分析平台利用已有的无线基础设施及低成本的智能传感器,帮助企业和公共机构将杂乱的现实监测数据转化为便于解读的深度分析报告.

2017 Mandurah Crab Fest

17425840_401440040221689_1654553482913105624_nTrendwise observes a record breaking 165,000 visitors at the 2017 Channel Seven Mandurah Crab Fest presented by LiveLighter. The Annual Crab Fest was held on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th of March along the Mandurah Eastern Foreshore.

For more information on the Mandurah Crab Fest, visit: https://www.crabfest.com.au/ 

Brent Pearce attends China Millennial Project (CAMP)

Trendwise Global Sales Director, Brent Pearce pitched Trendwise to participants in this year’s China Australia Millenial Project (CAMP) at XNode Startup Accelerator & Coworking Space in Shanghai.

CAMP’s flagship program is a unique, summit-based innovation program that brings together 150 Chinese and Australian millennials to design innovative business solutions to industry issues in the hope of creating their own cross-cultural startup.17493079_10154574541002857_5023592884778187097_o

Some great questions and engagement was received from the participants in various industries and sectors in both Australia and China. From data scientists to transport planners, the interest in how Trendwise can be applied to their roles and industry was great to see.

Trendwise CEO Clinton House meets with Charles Ng, Associate Director-General (and colleagues) from InvestHK at The Government of Hong Kong SAR.

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Trendwise CEO Clinton House meets with Charles Ng, Associate Director-General (and colleagues) from InvestHK at The Government of Hong Kong SAR. Hong Kong is strategically located at the heart of Asia, alongside many of the region’s most exciting business markets, notably Shanghai.

From left: Mathew Clarke (Hong Kong ABA), Clinton House (Trendwise), Yin Robards (InvestHK), Charles Ng (InvestHK), Prof. Peter Rossdeutscher (UWA), Dr. Luca De Leonardis (InvestHK)

Trendwise Global Sales Director, Brent Pearce presents at this month’s national ASCA seminar

Brent Pearce presented at this month’s ASCA National Seminar where he discussed the opportunity Trendwise has in China through leveraging Austrade’s local market knowledge and networks. He went into detail about the highlights & challenges of expanding business internationally and in particular, to the Asia pacific region.

“It was great to share our experiences and learning’s from my recent stay in China,” said Brent.

“From the abundance of mobile devices and the part they play in everyday life, to the efficiencies that are gained by using apps such as We Chat, which combine everything from a wallet through to the ability to unlock secure doors and hire bikes.

“It was also great to talk about Trendwise to the wider group and share the work we are currently doing with local government to assist them in understanding real-world visitor behaviours.”

For any media enquiries, contact Ajay Johnson on aj@inhg.co.

Trendwise Newsletter: March 2017

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The March edition of the Trendwise newsletter is here!

What an exciting, memorable month it has been for Trendwise. With the announcement of being selected in the first cohort of Australian companies for the Landing Pad in Shanghai, a great bespoke event deployment with the Perth International Arts Festival and being in attendance for two exceptional Smart City workshops. This is amongst a number of local & international installations that took place – stay tuned for more details about these in the coming months. Take a read below and get in touch with us if you have any questions, we’d love to hear from you!

Shanghai Landing Pad Announcement

As most have you would have seen from our media release last week, we are thrilled to announce that Trendwise has been selected in the very first cohort of Australian companies to participate in an acceleration program at the Australian Trade and Investment Commission’s (Austrade) new Landing Pad in Shanghai, China.

As part of the Australian Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda, five ‘innovation hubs’, also known as Landing Pads, have been established in San Francisco, Berlin, Singapore, Tel Aviv and Shanghai.The Landing Pads give Australian entrepreneurs access to a network of contacts and opportunities across the globe. Trendwise is taking part in an intensive residency at an established co-working space and receiving tailored business development assistance from Austrade. In Shanghai, the program consists of a 90-day placement at the XNode co-working space. XNode and their ‘Xelerator’ program host some of the world’s most innovative technology startups, providing in-market business development, mentorship and partnership opportunities.

Clinton House has said, “The first weeks here in Shanghai have opened my eyes wider than they’ve ever been. The scale of the opportunity that exists for Australian companies in China is enormous.”

“Austrade has assembled a world-class network here and I am excited to see what the next few months bring.”

For more information on Landing Pads visit:
http://www.australiaunlimited.com/landing-pads

Exclusive Event with Honourable Steven Ciobo MP

Clinton House attended an exclusive event in Shanghai, China with the Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment the Honourable Steven Ciobo MP.

Currently in his third front bench role in the foreign affairs and trade portfolio, Mr Ciobo led a delegation of industry leaders to key trading partners and supported economic integration in China through private sector-led growth.

The minister heard about the role of Trendwise in understanding economic impact and return on tourism marketing investment.

Smart City Workshops 

Roundtable Discussion

  • City of Melville – 9th March 2017

We were honoured to be invited to the Culture Leaders Roundtable Discussion at the City of Melville to share our perspective in the smart city environment.

Clinton House attended as a representative from Trendwise and was amazed at the great ideas that were generated from the day.

The City of Melville has partnered with cultural research firm, Project Sisu, to undertake a cultural planning project. This initial roundtable encouraged insights, critical commentary and imagination from a select group of professionals to stretch the cities thinking and ambition that will inform their ultimate cultural strategy and plan.

Smart City Readiness Workshop

  • City of Canning – 10th March 2017

Trendwise director Greg Riebe and Head of Communications, Ajay Johnson attended a daylong workshop facilitated by Adam Beck from the Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand at the City of Canning. This workshop was put into place to help its community of stakeholders understand the opportunities to enhance the sustainability outcomes of the city by embracing technology, data and intelligent design.

“It was great to be involved in the initial session of transitioning the City of Canning into a Smart City,” said Ajay Johnson.

“Trendwise works best when it is installed from the beginning, capturing before, during & after data, therefore it was perfect for our technology to be discussed in the primary brainstorming session.”

For media enquiries, contact Ajay Johnson on aj@inhg.co or 0414 136 946.

Trendwise February Newsletter

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The first Trendwise newsletter for 2017 is here!

We hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and New Year break. Each and everyone one of us here at Trendwise enjoyed some down time to relax, re energise and get motivated for an exciting 2017 ahead of us.

January started with a bang with a number of local and international deployments commencing at the beginning of February. Our first local deployment is this weekend at the Perth International Arts Festival, which we are so excited for! You will start to hear more about our international deployments over the next few weeks as well as some exciting news for the company, so make sure you keep an eye out.

We are looking forward to another exciting year of delivering our new and existing clients highly contextual, previously unknown location and visitor behaviour analytics and providing our partners and fans with an abundance of interesting, data-driven content that keeps you engaged and continually wanting more. Take a read of our first newsletter for the year and get in touch with us on talktous@inhg.co if you have any questions, we certainly love to chat!

Included in this newsletter:

  • Perth International Arts festival
  • Trendwise around the globe
  • Australian Smart Communities Association Conference
  • Trendwise Case Studies

Trendwise around the globe

Over the past year Inhouse Group has been working hard to expand the Trendwise solution to various countries overseas. As of the beginning of 2017, Trendwise is now deployed in several countries around the globe, including: South Africa, Japan, Hong Kong, London, Singapore. And that is only the start…

Following on from that, we have some very exciting international news for the company to announce over the next couple of weeks. The new year has already provided an abundance of opportunities for the Trendwise solution and this international chapter approaching will only continue to grow and benefit the company and our clients.

We can’t wait to share the news with you all… STAY TUNED! We promise you won’t be disappointed!

2017 Perth International Arts Festival

We are excited to announce that Trendwise will be providing the Perth International Arts Festival with visitor analytics for their spectacular opening weekend event Boorna Waanginy, ‘The Trees Speak’. The sound and light show will be taking place at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, this Friday 10th to Sunday 12th February 2017.

The event, sponsored by UWA and Lotterywest runs continually from 8pm – 10:30pm and magically transforms the park into a Cathedral of light, sound and imagery in which the trees come to life.

Trendwise will be monitoring the 1.2km journey, experiencing the six seasons of the South West to deliver PIAF 2017 attendance numbers, dwell times, day to day return visitation, peak times/days and zone comparisons.

Brent and Ajay will both be attending the opening weekend, if you are heading there, please get in touch – they would love to say hello!

Australian Smart Communities Association

Trendwise is a proud member of the Australian Smart Communities Association. We continue to be inspired by the work they do in the smart communities space; an area Trendwise plays a large role in.

We are looking at attending the ASCA conference in Adelaide from the 29th -31st May 2017. The all-inclusive event is put in place for delegates to connect, be introduced to, learn from and be inspired by national and international leaders in smart community roles.

If you are attending, please get in touch with us!

Trendwise Case Studies

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2016: A Year in Review

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2016 has been both an eventful and active year for Inhouse Group and Trendwise.  It began with an expanded Board, the rebranding of our core product from iinsights to Trendwise™ as well as refocusing the business offering to a pure data analytics platform.

With this came new leads into global brands, the assignment of international resellers and the appointment of Alice Manners to the Board. Not to stop there, follow up trips to Asia consolidated our expansion into exciting new markets.

With the global spotlight focused on the impact of data across all organisations – public and private – the value of Trendwise visitor and behavioural analytics in the real world continues to grow.

Organisations are discovering that the value of passively collected data such as that of Trendwise significantly enhances, and forms a foundation for the opt-in variant. This momentum will only continue into 2017 and beyond.

–  Clinton House
Founder/CEO of Inhouse Group & Trendwise  

Christmas Closing Hours

The Trendwise office will be closed over the Christmas break from Monday 26th of December 2016 through to Monday 2nd of January 2017.

If you need to contact a member of the team throughout that time, please send an email to talktous@inhg.co.

2016 Trendwise Newsletters

Did you miss out on some of this years newsletters? Catch up on all the content below!

2016 Website Write Ups

From all of the team at Inhouse Group and Trendwise, we would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy and safe New Year.

See you in 2017!

Trendwise Monthly Newsletter: December

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monthlynewsletterheaderThe December issue of the Trendwise newsletter is here! We gave a reminder to you all last month about how many days it was until Christmas and guess what, we are going to scare you again…just 25 days until Christmas. Ahhh!

We kicked off the month by welcoming the newest member of the Inhouse Group board of directors to the company. We are so thrilled to have Alice Manners on board and are already seeing her invaluable experience helping to support Inhouse Group and the Trendwise solution.We were also lucky enough to be included in the State government, Innovation worth sharing website, as an exciting investment opportunity. You can view the full article below.

To continue Clinton Houses’ busy year, he will be heading to Hong Kong at the beginning of December. Clinton will be there from the 4th – 8th December. This trip opens exciting doors for Trendwise, stay tuned to see updates from his trip. Read on to see what the Trendwise team have been up to in November and an overview on the exciting month of December ahead of us!

Included in this newsletter:

  • Innovation Worth Sharing: Trendwise Featured
  • Christmas Closing Hours
  • December Events
  • Trendwise participating in Food Rescue
  • 2016 WAIOTY Awards Night
  • Alice Manners joins Inhouse Group Board of Directors


State Government Website: Innovation worth sharing

 

Trendwise was lucky enough to be part of the selection of pitches and opportunities included on the state government, innovation worth sharing website.

Clinton House, Founder and CEO of Inhouse group and the Trendwise solution, appears in an interview where he goes into detail about the benefits and features of the innovative platform he created in 2009.


Christmas Closing Hours

The Trendwise office will be closed over the Christmas break from Monday 26th of December 2016 to Monday 2nd of January 2017. If you need to contact a member of the team throughout that time, please send an email to talktous@inhg.co.


December Events

There are a number of events throughout December that the Trendwise team will be attending. We hope to see you at one of the below events so we can say hi and reminisce on what a year 2016 has been!

WALGA End of Year Function
Thursday 2nd December

Techboard 2016 Celebrating WA’s Trending Startups
Tuesday 6th December

West Tech Fest & Oz App Awards
Thursday 8th December 2016


2016 WAOITY Awards Night

 

ioty_2016Brent attended the 2016 Innovator of the year awards night on Wednesday, 2nd November. Held at the State function Centre at Fraser’s in the heart of Perth City, the night started with Hon. Bill Marmion stating the $20 million Innovation package which was greeted with tremendous applause. From an App that helps diagnose patients who have no ability to communicate verbally to a giant robot that autonomously builds structures out of. These are not the latest sci-fi movies coming out on Boxing Day but a snapshot into some of the new WA based innovation award winners and nominees at the IOTY awards.

“The future is looking bright for Innovation in WA and seeing the nominations for the IOTY it was a shame that there could only be one winner per category,” said Brent.

A huge congratulations to Fastbrick Robotics and its world-first automated bricklaying machine for winning the 2016 WA Innovator of the Year.


UnitingCare West Food rescue

food-rescue-weekThe Trendwise team is participating in this year’s UnitingCare West Food Rescue, Cargo Cart project.

“Food Rescue is a UnitingCare West program feeding disadvantaged people in Western Australia. It aims to alleviate hunger by rescuing perishable, fresh and nutritious food from cafes, caterers, supermarkets and wholesalers and delivering it to disadvantaged, vulnerable people.”

Clinton, Brent, Ajay & Caitie are all giving up their time on Friday 2nd December to take part in the Perth CBD initiative. They will be collecting food such as sandwiches, wraps and rolls from cafes and will be re-distributing it to feed the Homeless.

If you would like to find out more, or are interested in participating in next years food rescue program, click here.