FT Business of Luxury Focus on America Thursday, January 17, 2013 | The Plaza Hotel, New York
To complement the renowned annual FT Business of Luxury Summit, the Financial Times is pleased to announce the launch of the first FT Business of Luxury forum in New York, focusing on the US luxury sector. This event will gather senior luxury executives, industry leaders and financiers.
Chaired by US Managing Editor of the FT, Martin Dickson, this program is supported by the Council of Fashion Designers of America and devised by the FT’s Fashion Editor, Vanessa Friedman, and will feature a combination of insightful keynote presentations, interviews and interactive panel discussions concluding with a networking dinner.
The program will address the following topics:
•What the election means for fashion: Economically, politically, legally
•The biggest risk to the bottom-line: Counterfeits
•The Future of the Dollar
•Made in America? Weighing the cost/benefits of local manufacturing