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AN INSPIRATIONAL EVENT
BY PROFESSIONALS FOR PROFESSIONALS
WITH LEADING INSIGHTS FROM KEY PLAYERS
IN THE LUXURY INDUSTRY.

Since its inception in 2016, this signature event has been gathering over 200 high-level speakers and participants each year with thought-provoking talks and discussions. This year, we keep this momentum with a new format:

a half-day virtual conference welcoming speakers from around the world!

PROGRAMME

14:00

Welcoming remarks

(Master of Ceremony) Divia Harilela, Fashion Editor & Consultant, SCMP

Alain Li, Regional Chief Executive, Asia Pacific, Richemont and President of the Luxury Club And Luxury & Retail Committee of the French Chamber

Platinum Sponsor opening speech

by Alexis Bonhomme, VP Greater China - Commercial, Farfetch

14:10

Set the scene: Luxury - What's next

Daniel Zipser, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

14:30

China’s digital and eCommerce ecosystem: How and where to be impactful today?

Cyril Drouin, Chief eCommerce Officer, Publicis Commerce Greater China

14:45

Omnichannel best practices: Sephora

Benjamin Vuchot, President Asia, Sephora

15:00

Driving retail innovation

Moderated by Anson Bailey, Partner KPMG, Head of Consumer & Retail ASPAC, Head of Technology Hong Kong 

Zoe Cheng, Chief Growth Officer, COSMOSE

Carson McKelvey, CEO, Tofugear

Tim Wu, board member and program director, Eureka Nova (New World Group)

15:30

Conversation: How landlords adapt their offering
Raymond Chow, Executive Director, Commercial Property, HongKong Land

Alain Li, CEO APAC, Richemont
 

16:00

COFFEE BREAK

16:30

Everything is Experience/ Experience is Everything
Teresa Muk, Head of Brand, Swire Hotels

Isabelle Zhuang, China President, Luxury Business Institute

Billy Ip, Principal, Woods Bagot

Moderated by John Mefford, Managing Director, Accenture Interactive APAC

17:00

Valuing the values : engaging through storytelling

Firesde chat

Pr Simon Nyeck, Director, Centre for Excellence in Luxury, Arts & Culture, ESSEC Business School

Elise Gonnet Pon, Managing director APAC, L' ECOLE, School of Jewelry Arts 

Supported by Van Cleef & Arpels

Angela Shum, Brand General Manager | Greater China, Cha Ling, LVMH P&C

17:20

From creativity to commerciality

Alexis BonhommeVP Greater China - Commercial, Farfetch

17:40

Wrap-up and take aways

 

Divia Harilela

CLOSING REMARKS

Sophie Leconte, Executive Director, French Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong

 COCKTAIL RECEPTION

18:00

Winners of the 2nd edition of the Retail in Asia Best Retail Experience Awards will be announced throughout the afternoon, in 4 categories 

SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Venue Sponsor

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Silver Sponsor

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Media Partners

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With the support of 

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We’ve been serving the interests of the French business community in Hong Kong for over 30 years.
Our presence is larger than ever, but over time our mission has stayed the same: help companies set up and expand in Hong Kong, and drive closer engagement between the French and local business communities.