Event Overview

The 2021 FT Business of Luxury Summit will be the second digital incarnation of the much-loved and highly respected annual fixture that brings together the senior management of the global luxury industry. With no travel required by either speakers or delegates, we expect to attract even more of the most important names from all parts of the luxury sector and a bigger, truly global audience.

Running for over 16 years now, this year’s event commences on 19 May and the full two-day online agenda will be expertly moderated by the FT’s most senior editors and journalists.

Hear from the industry’s leading decision-makers including the CEOs and Creative Directors of leading fashion houses

Two days of FT-curated content designed to shape luxury after lockdown

Bigger and better: Digitally connect with even more senior executives from the luxury industry through greater online networking opportunities

Winning over Gen Z: An interview with the creative director of one of the most established and famous fashion houses on how to adapt a business for the digital generation.

Director, Rolex
“Still one of the best conferences on luxury with a most impressive gathering of delegates and strong analysis of the sector. A must attend.”

Just some of last year’s keynote speakers:

Marco Gobbetti, Chief Executive Officer, Burberry

Alexa Chung, Creative Director, ALEXACHUNG

Jean-Christophe Babin, Chief Executive Officer, BVLGARI

Kenneth Ize, Designer, Kenneth Ize

Kay Hong, Chief Executive Officer, Proenza Schouler

Micaela le Divelec Lemmi, Chief Executive Officer, Salvatore Ferragamo

Cyrille Vigneron, Chief Executive Officer, Cartier

2,000+ attendees
70+ speakers
700+ companies represented
50+ countries represented