Arab Luxury World returns for fourth edition

Arab Luxury World returns for fourth edition

Digital Disruption and Emotional Engagement

Text: Meeran Mekkaoui

Image: Hatem Alakeel

The region's top luxury conference, Arab Luxury World, is back with a new theme and new high-profile speakers. Here's why you need to add the event to your calendar now...

The annual luxury business conference, Arab Luxury World, is set for its fourth edition this month. Designed to be the hub for interaction and networking between key leaders in the industry, the event will run under the theme Digital Disruption and Emotional Engagement and see insightful sessions that tackle issues such as influencers and millennials, new models in the digital economy and well as technology and fashion.

"The luxury industry is experiencing a profound transformation in the wake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the end of the era of overabundance in the Middle East, making innovation, adaptability and sustainability essential for supporting business in the sector," said Julien Hawari, Co-CEO of Mediaquest, organiser of the event. "This year's agenda has been carefully designed to address how brands can create an emotional engagement with their Arab customers, whether luxury business can adapt to an environment of digital disruption, and what the future of retail looks like in this new environment."

Leading speakers at the event include Jean-Claude Biver, President of the Watches Division at LVMH Group, Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard, CEO and Member of the Board at Oettinger Davidoff AG, Carlo Ratti, Founder of Carlo Ratti Association, Chabi Nouri, CEO of Piaget and Maximilian Busser, Founder of MB&F — Buro 24/7 Middle East's Editor in Chief, Shannon Wylie is set to host a discussion with Busser during the 2-day conference.

The 2017 Arab Luxury World conference will run from May 22-23 at The Westin Dubai. Now, discover the top events in the Middle East to experience this May

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