|A scene from the 2010 FT Business of Luxury Summit in Los Angeles.|
Economic issues will be the focus of the next FT Business of Luxury Summit, which will be held on 5-7 June 2011 at the Beau Rivage Palace in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Hosted by the Financial Times, the summit will bring together senior luxury executives, corporate decision makers and financiers from around the world. This exclusive event, now in its seventh year, attracts some 400 attendees and is regarded by the luxury industry as one of the premier thought-leadership forums for business leaders. Speakers will include:
* Jean-Claude Biver, CEO, Hublot SA
* Gavyn Davies, chairman, Fulcrum Asset Management
* Isabelle Guichot, president & CEO, Balenciaga
* Frederick Lukoff, president & CEO, Stella McCartney
* Marigay McKee, Fashion & Beauty director, Harrods Ltd
* Marc Puig, chairman & CEO, Puig
* Martin Wolf, CBE, chief economics commentator, Financial Times
The 2011 Summit will focus on the key economic issues facing the luxury industry today, including managing currency movements, costs, pricing and anti-counterfeiting—plus an assessment of the revival of mergers and acquisitions.
Attendees will have an opportunity to gain incisive market intelligence from industry peers, join debates and hear the results of specially commissioned consumer spending research.
For more information and to register, visit www.ftbusinessofluxury.com. There’s a discount of €300 for registrations received before March 11.