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Jennifer Castoldi

Jennifer Castoldi

CEO & Chief Creative Director, Trendease International

Jennifer Castoldi is the founder, CEO, and Chief Creative Director of Trendease International ( and Founded in June 2003, the Trendease International mission is to help leading-edge people gain a definite competitive and strategic advantage through a combination of fast-breaking information, breakthrough thinking and applied creativity.

Another passion of Jennifer’s is her other business, Creatives Wings (, supporting new talent and companies practicing creative social responsibility.  Her current project involves decorating and furnishing part of the historic Kingsgate Castle with items from these movers and shakers.

Additionally, Ms. Castoldi works as an industry consultant and contributes to various local and international publications. She holds an MBA from the International School of Management, Paris, a BS in Home Products Development & Marketing, and an AAS in Fashion Merchandise Management from the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, and is currently working towards her PhD in International Business Management with a focus on creative social responsibility. With an accomplished background in the lifestyle industries from retail buying and merchandising, product development and design, international sourcing, publishing, to interior decoration, she aims to inspire the industry in all corners of the globe.



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  • "A brilliant variety of materials, Surface Design Show is always a great show to spot trends and see how they are evolving"
    Hamish Kilburn
    Editor, Hotel Designs
  • "Surface Design show is an incredible show for the sector, it has so many different materials and new ideas"
    Justine Fox
    Founder, Studio Justine Fox
  • "Surface Design Show has been a fantastic show for us, this year has been a busy show, and we have connected with lots of architects and interior designers. We will be back for Surface Design Show 2024"
    Matt Robb
    Digital Media Executive, Stone Federation Great Britain
  • "It has been a very good year for the show, creating a good opportunity to meet key players in the industry and for them to get to know our product"
    Guy Whitehead
    Group CEO, Armourcoat, Exhibitor 2023
  • "Surface Design Show 2023 has been especially good for us. It has been extremely busy with a good quality audience and very innovative materials on display"
    Laura Brown
    Rough Old Glass, Exhibitor 2023
  • "A very busy show which has given us multiple different enquiries this year. We will be leaving with lots of new inspiration!"
    Ka Shing Man
    Ritec, Exhibitor 2023



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