Youth Trends

S01 E01: Gini Sharvill on Häagen-Dazs's Millennial rebrand

An episode of Youth Trends

By Voxburner
The youth marketing podcast by Voxburner, creators of YMS, the world's largest youth marketing festival
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S03 E07: Contiki's Toni Ambler on how Gen Z is transforming the travel industry
This week we’re chatting to Toni Ambler, CMO at Contiki. She’ll be joining us next week at YMS NYC for a keynote on sustainable travel, so we caught up with her for a preview of what to expect, and to get her insights on how Gen Z is transforming the travel industry. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
16:40
September 9, 2019
S03 E06: Josh Yentob on how Appear Here is reviving physical retail
Our guest this week is Josh Yentob from Appear Here, one of the fastest growing and most disruptive companies in retail. Here’s what he had to say about how Gen Z is changing the game in his industry, ahead of his session on our Retail & Ecommerce stage at YMS19 NYC. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
15:13
September 2, 2019
S03 E05: The Sunrise Movement's Arya Burke on tackling the climate crisis
This week we’re chatting to one of the inspiring young people who’ll be joining our Future Leaders panel at YMS19 NYC, Arya Burke from the Sunrise Movement. She shared the story of how they are taking on the climate crisis, and how brands can get involved and support their very important campaign. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
15:57
August 27, 2019
S03 E04: Chegg's Mitch Spolan on student marketing for 2019
This week’s guest is Mitch Spolan, EVP of Marketing at Chegg. If you’ve been to YMS NYC before, you’ll know that Chegg are true experts in student marketing, and this year they’re back hosting our College Marketing track. We spoke to Mitch to get his view on how today’s student audience is unique, and what to expect from Chegg at YMS this September. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
28:14
August 19, 2019
S03 E03: The Financial Diet's Chelsea Fagan on how to talk to Millennials about money
This week on Voxburner’s Youth Trends podcast, we’re chatting to one of our keynote speakers for next month’s YMS NYC: Chelsea Fagan, founder of The Financial Diet. She shared her advice on engaging young people on the tricky topic of managing their money, and the story behind how she turned her side-hustle into a successful media company. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
22:37
August 12, 2019
S03 E02: Overtime CEO Dan Porter on a new generation of sports fans
This week we’re bringing you an interview with one of America’s most influential tech founders, Dan Porter, who is the CEO of the fast-growing sports app, Overtime. We chatted to him ahead of YMS NYC this September, where he’ll be joining our panel on Peak Choice and the Power of Content Discovery. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
31:34
July 29, 2019
S03 E01: Starbucks' Tal Hirshberg on brand values and adapting for Gen Z
Is the first episode of Season 3, we’ll be chatting to Tal Hirshberg, Product Manager at Starbucks Entertainment, about how America’s favourite coffee shop is adapting to the tastes and expectations of a new generation of consumers. Tal will be joining our panel on Traditional Brands Reinventing for Gen Z at our youth marketing festival YMS19 NYC, taking place September 17-18 at Brooklyn's Industry City. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
23:07
July 22, 2019
S02 E07: Social Chain's Mike Blake-Crawford on his youth marketing dos and don'ts
In our final episode of Season 2, we chat to Mike Blake-Crawford, Strategy Director at Social Chain, who will be joining us at YMS19 LDN this week to give a keynote on how boring and underwhelming content could be damaging your leads. Here’s what he had to say on the hot topics in youth marketing today, and what he thinks will be on our minds this time next year. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
18:37
April 15, 2019
YMS19 LDN Preview: Your guide to the world's leading youth marketing festival
With just one week to go til YMS19 LDN, we invited some of the key people involved with this year’s festival to give us a sneak peak of what our audience has to look forward to. In this episode you’ll hear from our Chinese Marketing partner Qumin, our Digital Marketing partner Marin Software, and Voxburner founder Simon Eder. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
37:05
April 8, 2019
S02 E06: Joss Patterson on rebranding ITV2 for the youth market
This week’s guest is Joss Patterson, Senior Marketing Manager at ITV, who will be joining our panel on peak choice and the power of content discovery at YMS19 LDN this April. Ahead of YMS, she sat down with Voxburner founder Simon Eder to share her learnings from marketing hit shows such as Love Island, and rebranding ITV2 for a new generation of young viewers. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
14:34
March 18, 2019
S02 E05: The Storm Collective's Laura Colin on how TV goes viral
Today’s guest is Laura Colin, formerly a Senior Creative Strategist at BBC Creative, and now forging her own path as co-founder of The Storm Collective. Ahead of her appearance at YMS London this April, she joined us for a chat about her work on some of the BBC’s biggest hit shows and her tips for budding entrepreneurs. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
13:43
March 11, 2019
S02 E04: Slay In Your Lane co-author Elizabeth Uviebinené
This week our guest is Elizabeth Uviebinené, co-author of Slay In Your Lane, who’ll be speaking at our upcoming youth marketing festival YMS19 LDN. Liz stopped by Voxburner HQ to chat about her crazy year since the release of the award-winning book, and share her advice to the marketing industry on how to support and empower young black women. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
20:06
February 25, 2019
S02 E03: Youthsight's Josephine Hansom on Glossier, Pepsi, Gillette and more
This week we’re chatting to Josephine Hansom, Managing Director of Insights at research agency Youthsight, who’ll be joining us at YMS19 LDN this April to speak about the unexpected ways Gen Z is changing the world. She shares her views on what brands are getting right and wrong when targeting this powerful new generation of consumers. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
24:27
February 18, 2019
S02 E02: The Student Room's Hannah Morrish on the modern role model
This week's guest is The Student Room’s Hannah Morrish, always a popular speaker at our youth marketing festival YMS. She'll be joining us at YMS19 LDN in April for a keynote titled 'Influencers killed the role model star - who inspires Gen Z?' and we invited her into Voxburner HQ to chat about this, plus her thoughts on advertising, student marketing and more, with Voxburner's General Manager Richard Jackson. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
29:00
February 11, 2019
S02 E01: Microsoft's Purna Virji on 2019's tech trends
Our first guest of Season 2 is Purna Virji, Senior Manager of Global Engagement at Microsoft, who gave a fascinating keynote at YMS NYC a few months ago. Voxburner founder Simon Eder got Purna on the phone to chat about the digital trends impacting the daily lives of Gen Z, and what she's learned from her role at one of the world's largest tech companies. For more info on YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
21:14
February 4, 2019
YMS18 NYC: Leadership Redefined: Keeping up in the age of disruption
In the final episode of our mini-series, ahead of the launch of Season 2 in 2019, hear from YMS18 NYC's leadership panel. In this episode, CEOs and senior execs from S'well, Shutterstock, Culture Trip, Fairygodboss, C'est Du Luxe and Industry City share how their businesses are responding to the age of disruption, and preparing for Gen Z's rise to consumer power. For more info on Voxburner and YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
40:45
December 17, 2018
YMS18 NYC: The Youth Panel
This week we're giving you an exclusive listen to another of our favourite panels from our recent YMS festival in New York. We brought together a group of inspiring young people to give Gen Z's perspective on the trends set to dominate youth culture in 2019. Thanks to Julia, Jared, Evelyn, Jonas and Julien for taking part. This bonus episode is the second in a mini series ahead of Season 2 of our Youth Trends podcast, which is coming in the new year. For more info on Voxburner and YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
32:46
December 10, 2018
YMS18 NYC: Traditional brands reinventing for Gen Z ft. Converse, Disney, AC Hotels & Varsity Spirit
Take an exclusive listen to a fascinating panel that took place at our youth marketing festival YMS18 NYC in October, on brands reinventing for Gen Z. This panel was led by Alison Gough from Stylus, and featured Rob Souriall from Disney Music Group, Benoit Racle from AC Hotels, Amber Finlay from Converse, and Nicole Lauchaire from Varsity Spirit. This bonus episode is the first in a mini series ahead of Season 2 of our Youth Trends podcast, which is coming in the new year. For more info on Voxburner and YMS, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
28:05
December 3, 2018
S01 E09: COPA90's Will McDonough on the future of football
This week's podcast features Will McDonough, VP of Brand and Commercial Strategy at COPA90, the world's largest independent football media business. He chats to Voxburner founder Simon Eder about the sport's exciting US growth and how brands can engage its dedicated fan community. Hear more from Will at our youth marketing festival YMS18 NYC this October. For more info, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
16:55
September 16, 2018
S01 E08: HarperCollins' Ebony LaDelle on diversity in YA
Joining us this week on Voxburner's Youth Trends podcast is Ebony LaDelle, Senior Marketing Manager at global publishing house HarperCollins. Voxburner founder Simon Eder gave Ebony a call ahead of YMS18 NYC this October, where she'll be taking part in our panel, Representing Youth: Marketing To Diverse Teens. She shared her insights on how Young Adult fiction is keeping Gen Z coming back for more, and the challenges the industry faces in representing and marketing to diverse young people. For more info, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
19:10
September 2, 2018
S01 E07: EY's Marcie Merriman on Gen Z changing the world
In this week’s episode, Voxburner’s General Manager Richard Jackson chats to Marcie Merriman, Executive Director of Digital and Strategy at EY (Ernst & Young). She shares her insights on youth activism, how employers can attract the top Gen Z talent, and the trend she’s most excited about for 2019. Marcie will be giving a keynote at our youth marketing festival YMS18 NYC this October. For more info, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
22:52
August 27, 2018
S01 E06: Alison Flood on BuzzFeed's experiential adventures
This week, Voxburner founder Simon Eder catches up with Alison Flood, VP Experiential at BuzzFeed, who will be joining our panel How To Reach Gen Z IRL at YMS18 NYC this October. She shares the inside story of how she and her team are bringing the iconic brand to life in the real world. For more info, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
14:01
August 19, 2018
S01 E05: We meet the teens from NCS: The Challenge
In this week's podcast, we hear directly from the real youth marketing experts: young people themselves. We were visited at Voxburner HQ by a group of teens taking part in a social action project as part of the National Citizen Service (NCS), and we took the chance to chat to them about everything from their favourite brands to their dream jobs and concerns for the future. For more info, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
19:35
August 12, 2018
S01 E04: Michael Goldberg on American Eagle's new groove
This week's guest is Michael Goldberg, Executive Creative Director at American Eagle. Michael chats to Voxburner founder Simon Eder about the exciting Gen Z-focused initiatives that are catapulting the 40-year-old brand into 2018. He also gives us a sneak preview of his keynote for our upcoming youth marketing festival, YMS18 NYC. For more info, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
18:23
August 5, 2018
S01 E03: Houseparty's Kimberly Kalb on winning over Gen Z
In Episode 3 of Voxburner's Youth Trends podcast, Simon Eder chats to Kimberly Kalb, Head of Marketing at group video chat app Houseparty. Kimberly shares her insights on the defining characteristics of Gen Z and the ethics of marketing to young people. For more info, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
15:38
July 29, 2018
S01 E02: Voxburner's Simon Eder on YMS and trends for 2019
This week, our guest is someone you'll definitely know if you've been to our youth marketing festival, YMS: Simon Eder, founder of Voxburner. Simon chats to our General Manager Richard Jackson about the history of YMS, the most exciting moments over the years, and his predictions for the year ahead in youth trends. For more info, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
15:08
July 22, 2018
S01 E01: Gini Sharvill on Häagen-Dazs's Millennial rebrand
In Episode 1 of Voxburner's Youth Trends podcast, Simon Eder chats to Gini Sharvill, Global Senior Brand Manager at Häagen-Dazs. Gini reveals why the 57-year-old ice cream brand chose to rebrand for the youth market and what they learned along the way. For more info, check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner. Music: May the Chords be With You by Computer Music All-Stars Copyright: Attribution: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
30:08
July 11, 2018
Introducing Voxburner's Youth Trends podcast
What to expect from Season 1 of the weekly Youth Trends podcast from Voxburner, the team behind YMS, the world's leading youth marketing festival. Subscribe so you never miss an episode. Check out www.voxburner.com and follow us on socials @voxburner.
00:36
July 5, 2018
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