The third Condé Nast International Luxury Conference will retrace the passage of the Silk Routes and also look beyond the immediate region to the wider, international luxury world.The programme will explore how new wealth and untapped markets are the next great source of growth for the luxury industry in the 21st Century.
"But like anywhere, if you're going to get drunk, just make sure you and your friends look after each other.
Although rape is very rare statistically, the woman is also sometimes accused in rape cases in the UAE, so it may be higher than reported." Beth Howe, a British journalist who lived in Qatar for four years, argued that while the rate of assaults is quite low, harassment is fairly common.
Suzy Menkes invented the luxury conference concept in 2001, and has successfully hosted forums featuring speakers including creative directors and business leaders such as Karl Lagerfeld, Olivier Rousteing, Antoine Arnault and Jony Ive.
The Condé Nast International Luxury Conference will host a diverse range of speakers, including business and creative leaders from the international luxury and fashion world, as well as industry observers and disruptors.
A limited number of opportunities are available for sponsors and partners.
Partnership packages offer exposure and benefits in the run-up, during and after the conference, helping you to make the most of your investment.
Firstly – should those considering a move be worried about their safety?
Liana Liston, an accountant based in Dubai, believes not.
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Welcome Remarks Jonathan Newhouse, Chairman and Chief Executive, Condé Nast International The Outward Characteristics of Oman HE Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Albusaidi, Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sultanate of Oman Welcome Remarks Suzy Menkes, International Vogue Editor, Condé Nast International Elie Saab in conversation with Suzy Menkes Mindful Luxury and the Future Sophie Hackford, Futurist Alber Elbaz and Frédéric Malle, Perfume Publisher, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, in conversation with Suzy Menkes Welcome to Vogue Arabia Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz, Editor in Chief, Vogue Arabia Ingie Chalhoub, President and Managing Director, Etoile Group, and Creative Director, INGIE Paris, in conversation with Suzy Menkes Guram Gvasalia, Chief Executive Officer, Vetements, in conversation with Suzy Menkes Interpreting Signals Philippa Malmgren, Author / Session co-moderated by Sophie Hackford and Suzy Menkes Crafting Modernity Alessandro Sartori, Artistic Director, Ermenegildo Zegna Giambattista Valli in conversation with Suzy Menkes Fashion, Luxury and Gandhi Bandana Tewari, Editor at Large, Vogue India Goga Ashkenazi, Chairwoman and Creative Director, Vionnet, in conversation with Suzy Menkes Luxury a la Turca Cem Boyner, Chief Executive Officer, Boyner Group Amal Al Raisi, Founder and Creative Director, Amal Al Raisi, in conversation with Suzy Menkes Manish Arora in conversation with Suzy Menkes The Rise of Non-Material Luxury Rhea Saran, Editor in Chief, Condé Nast Traveller Middle East The Mindful Chinese Consumer Angelica Cheung, Editorial Director, Vogue China From Oman to the World David Crickmore, Chief Executive Officer, Amouage The DNA of Reinvention James Lima, Director, VRC New Heights for Jimmy Choo Pierre Denis, Chief Executive Officer, Jimmy Choo Paul Andrew, Design Director, Women's Footwear, Salvatore Ferragamo, in conversation with Suzy Menkes The World's Largest Shoe Store Rania Masri, General Manager, Level Shoes Handbags as Financial and Emotional Investments Matthew Rubinger, Senior Vice President, Christie's Edgardo Osorio, Founder and Creative Director, Aquazzura, in conversation with Suzy Menkes Authentic Radicalism Stefan Siegel, Founder and CEO, Not Just A Label Online: A Road of its Own - José Neves, Founder and CEO, Farfetch -Morin Oluwole, Head of Luxury, Facebook / Instagram - Yasmin Sewell, Fashion Director, / Session moderated by Sophie Hackford Generation Bambini: The Big Business of Small Clothes Raffaello Napoleone, CEO, Pitti Immagine; Chairman, YOOX NET-A-PORTER Group Creative Italia Lapo Elkann, Chairman and Founder, Italia Independent and Garage Italia Customs, in conversation with Suzy Menkes Jewellery for Four Generations Pascal Mouawad, Co-Guardian, Retail Division, Mouawad Solange Azagury-Partridge, Founder, Solange, in conversation with Suzy Menkes From Jaipur to the World Tarang Arora, Creative Director and CEO, Amrapali Jewels Caterina Occhio, Founder and CEO, See Me, in conversation with Suzy Menkes Matteo Marzotto, Vice President, Italian Exhibition Group, in conversation with Suzy Menkes Jewellery Panel - Dalia Daou, Owner, Daou Jewellery - Noor Fares, Founder, Noor Fares / Session co-moderated by Matteo Marzotto and Suzy Menkes Closing Conversation - Sophie Hackford, Futurist - Stefan Siegel, Founder and CEO, Not Just A Label Closing Remarks Suzy Menkes, International Vogue Editor, Condé Nast International Closing Remarks Jonathan Newhouse, Chairman and Chief Executive, Condé Nast International The Condé Nast International Luxury Conference is the ideal platform for companies wishing to connect with the luxury industry’s business and creative leaders.
Frank, fearless and free from editorial constraints, she has built a reputation for having a strong and independent point of view.