Now in its tenth year, the FT Business of Luxury Summit has become established as the premium thought leadership gathering for senior luxury executives, industry leaders, corporate decision makers and financiers from around the world.
Taking place in luxurious setting of the St. Regis Hotel in Mexico City, the 2014 Summit will take a deep-dive into the markets of the future, from the geographic to the virtual, and the value systems that make the difference.
The Summit will be lead by Lionel Barber, Financial Times's Editor, and among the speakers will be the designer Stella McCartney (OBE); Bottega Veneta's President and CEO Marco Bizzarri; Christian Louboutin's Founder, Christian Louboutin; and Executive Chairman at Estée Lauder Companies, William P Lauder.
Other speakers will be Caroline Brown, President, Carolina Herrera; Jean Cassegrain, CEO, Longchamp; Roberto Stern, CEO & Creative Director, H.Stern; Andrew Keith, President, Lane Crawford and Joyce; Martin Wolf, CBE, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times; Yi Zhou, Multimedia artist, Art Director, tudou.com and Sina & Weibo ambassador.
This Summit will be a good opportunity to learn about 15 key markets of the future – both emerging geographical markets and virtual channels (social media, art, sport and sustainability) and discover how the world’s most prominent brands are looking to capitalise on them. Also, to gain incisive marketing intelligence from industry peers, participate in debates and hear the results of specially commissioned research. And to meet senior luxury executives from around the world at a series of networking functions incorporated into the programme, including a Welcome Reception at the exciting new Museo Jumex and a Gala Dinner at the spectacular Convento de San Hipólito.
Financial Times Business of Luxury Summit will take place on May 11, 12 and 13th. To see the programm follow this link.