Event Watch: The New York Times International Luxury Conference

Vanessa Friedman, Fashion Director and Chief Fashion Critic, The New York Times (L) and Francois Henri Pinault, CEO and Chairman, Kering speak onstage at the The New York Times International Luxury Conference at Mandarin Oriental on December 2, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Courtesy Photo/Larry Busacca/Getty Images for New York Times International Luxury Conference)

Vanessa Friedman, fashion director and chief fashion critic of The New York Times (L) and Francois Henri Pinault, the CEO and chairman of Kering, speak onstage at the New York Times International Luxury Conference at Mandarin Oriental on December 2, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Courtesy Photo/Larry Busacca/Getty Images for New York Times International Luxury Conference)

[UPDATE: Following the attacks in Paris, this event has been postponed.] 

Hosted and moderated by New York Times fashion director Vanessa Friedman along with award-winning New York Times journalists, the International Luxury Conference taking place from November 16 to 18 will addresses the most critical challenges—and unexpected opportunities—in today’s luxury battlefield.

With rigorous analysis and lively cross-border debate among top CEOs, prestigious economists, technology mavericks, entertainment and sports icons, and artists, the conference will provide crucial insights, fresh ideas, and new strategies for winning the hearts and minds of luxury consumers.

Speakers will include:

  • Maureen Chiquet, Global CEO, Chanel
  • Marco Bizzarri, President and CEO, Gucci
  • Ariel Emanuel, Co-CEO, WME | IMG
  • will.i.am, Entertainer and CEO and Founder, i.am+
  • Victoria Beckham, Founder, Victoria Beckham
  • Grayson Perry, Artist 

​To participate in this unprecedented event—where participants will join interactive sessions led by global experts, dine in the spectacular Chateau de Versailles and connect with luxury influencers from around the world—request an invitation on the event’s official site.

 

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