The global luxury goods industry is poised to have the best growth year in more than half a decade, but how do brands extend that growth? And how do they continue it in a conscious way? That’s what CEOs and consumers alike want to know.
Bloomberg’s second The Year Ahead: Luxury summit will focus on sustainability in every sense of the word—from ecological consciousness, to lasting scalability, to equality in hiring and leadership. Top decision-makers from the fields of fashion, travel, automotive, retail, the arts, real estate, food, and more will gather to share crucial knowledge on exactly how to plan for 2019 and beyond. Their insights will be paired with Bloomberg’s proprietary data and expert analysis in a learning experience that can’t be found anywhere else.
November 21 - Thursday
Registration & Networking Reception
Special Lunch: Social Programs for Sustainable Growth
Proudly sponsored by Diamond Producers Association. Seating is limited. Pre-registration is required.
Community development isn’t just good for communities, it’s good for companies too. This lunch will feature high-level global leadership sharing specific success stories from the social programs at their brands. DPA Global CEO Jean Marc Lieberherr will be joined by two executives from global luxury brands whose practices have consciously built up families, towns, and work traditions around their supply chains. Moderator Chris Rovzar will encourage the esteemed guests to share useful lessons that other luxury leaders in the audience can take away from the event.
Conversations to Include:
Fashion and the Importance of Community
Brunello Cucinelli, Creative Director & Chief Executive Officer, Brunello Cucinelli
From Pixel to Lease: What Digital Disruptors and Brick and Mortar Powerhouses Can Learn From One Another
Vibhu Norby, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, b8ta
Amish Tolia, Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer, Leap
Developing the New Luxury Lifestyle
Robert A. M. Stern, Architect & Founding Partner, Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Arthur Zeckendorf, Owner & Co-Chairman of Terra Holdings
How Can Luxury Travel Grow Responsibly and Sustainably Into 2020?
Harsha Chanrai L’Acqua, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Saira Hospitality
Albert Herrera, Senior Vice President Global Product Partnerships, Virtuoso
Achieving Meaningful Sustainability in Luxury
Jennifer Hyman, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Rent the Runway
Cara Smyth, Founder, Fair Fashion Center and Vice President, Glasgow Caledonian New York College
Heritage Brands Adapting Ahead of the Future
Alessandro Bogliolo, Chief Executive Officer, Tiffany’s
The Future of Driving
Breaking New Spirt(ual) Ground