Sally Denton Keynote Speaker
- Author, "The Profiteers"
- Managing Director, The Trend Boutique
- Investigative Reporter
Sally Denton's Biography
Sally Denton is an investigative reporter, author, and historian who writes about the subjects others ignore–from a drug conspiracy in Kentucky to organized crime in Las Vegas; from corruption within the Mormon Church to the hidden history of Manifest Destiny; from one of America’s bitterest political campaigns to the powerful forces against Franklin D. Roosevelt. She has an extensive background in print and broadcast, as well as magazine and book writing.
With 15 years experience in the industry, Sally Denton’s expertise focuses around trends, online publishing, business support and education having assisted thousands of businesses & students to develop their full potential.
In previous roles, Sally Denton was instrumental in the setting up & the delivery of one of the UK’s leading support agencies for the fashion & textile industry – The Designer Forum, which supported over 1,500 UK businesses ranging from new start-ups to multinational retailers such as Claire’s, Tesco, Firetrap, Asda, My-Wardrobe.com. During her time there she ran 22 UK & European funded projects, delivered countless training courses & programmes of support, ran an incubator & trends resource and had several ministerial & royal visits in recognition of her work.
Sally Denton then went on to act as UK Agent for Carlin International trend forecasting agency where she was responsible for the UK operation covering all sales, business development, and presenting the trends to clients in briefings and at major UK & International fairs, key clients included, John Lewis, Nokia, Filofax, Arcadia Group, Amtico, Proctor & Gamble to name but a few.
Sally Denton is currently Managing Director of The Trend Boutique where she provides an international online trends site & resource, a series of large scale conferences, widespread lecturing & course development, as well as a consultancy service to industry, with recent commissions that include trend forecasting for an international publication and presentations on behalf of the British Council as part of Colombo Fashion Week, Sri Lanka.
She is a trainer on the YCE Design and Fashion award programme.