Entrepreneurial by nature, EMILY MILLER PALMQUIST is currently the Founder and Director of EMP Creative, Canada’s only independent trend forecasting agency. Representing top global and online publications of futures studies for the consumer goods industries, she believes that access to intel yields high stake rewards for individuals and business alike. For nearly two decades, she has worked across North America and Europe as a Designer, Creative Director, Educator and Stylist. Her career has afforded her leadership positions at the helm of fashion and retail companies as well as several of her own conceptual brands. She holds an MA in Fashion Trend Forecasting from esteemed Institute, Polimoda in Florence, Italy and is also an alumna of The London College of Fashion, UAL. Emily is currently based in Toronto, Ontario and works across the territory of Canada to service clients among the country’s largest consumer brands.