New Luxury: The Masterclass for Fast Growth Luxury Companies – The Luxpreneurs

London – Monday 14th May 2018

Venue: The offices of Killik & Co, 46 Grosvenor St, Mayfair, London W1K 3HN

10:30     Registration

11:00     Welcome from the chairs

  • Paul Sternberg, Head of Innovation, Ravensbourne
  • Catherine McGregor, Luxury Law Alliance

11:15     Luxury Futures – What’s on the menu for luxury globally? How can new luxury companies build a successful business? What does the New Luxury client want – from Millennials to Silver Surfers? How to develop and love your brand

Sally O’Rourke and Catherine Thomas, Co-Founders, Brand Love

11:40     No Tricks – The Path to Growth
How Tricker’s are meeting today’s challenges, 190 Years of Country Footwear

Martin Mason, CEO Trickers.

12:00     MASTERCLASS: Creating, financing and managing your luxury business

Jo Rogers, CEO, Navistar

12:15     The Luxpreneurs: Lessons Learned On The Way

  • Amelia Rope, Amelia Rope Chocolates
  • Joyce De Hasse, Double Dutch
  • Mark Tallowin, Tallowin
  • Aldis Firman, Lilou et Loic
  • Hugo von Halle, OVM Sleepwear
  • Belinda Dickson, Belinda Robertson Cashmere

12:50     Reputation, Reputation, Reputation: The PR story

Charlotte Unsworth, Accelerate by DOVETAIL

13:00     Lunch

14:00     MASTERCLASS: Global Expansion

The American Dream: Challenges, risks and opportunities for luxury companies in the USA

Giuliano Iannaccone, Chair of the International and Retail Practice Groups, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin

14.30     MASTERCLASS: Securing your brand – Underpinning ownership through intellectual property

Saskia van der Made, Global Business Development Manager, Pointer Brand Protection & Research

14:45     Sustainable Luxury Why sustainability is key for luxury brands

Tamsin Lejeune, CEO, CO (Common Objective), Founder, Ethical Fashion

15:00    The Master

The legendary Harold Tillman CBE, British retail entrepreneur and investor and formerly chair of the British Fashion Council, talks to Paul Sternberg about what it takes to get to the top

15:30     The Luxury Pitch

An opportunity for five luxury businesses to pitch

  • Nancy Johnston, Tengri
  • Natasha Miller, Miller Libertine
  • Charlie McCorry, Black Label, Perfect 10
  • Annelise Scholl, Barefoot
  • Charles Stephenson, The Rocksure Club
  • Olivia Dowie, Belinda Robertson Cashmere
  • Inesa Kovalova, IK Studio

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