Venue: Hotel Unique

Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil

Event Date/Time: Nov 10, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 11, 2011
Early Registration Date: Sep 02, 2011
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The International Herald Tribune Luxury Conference is the essential meeting point for business and creative leaders, providing unparalleled networking and learning opportunities.

Hosted by Suzy Menkes, this year’s Hot Luxury conference will provide an essential global perspective on the one of the world’s most exciting, vibrant and business-critical regions. Powered by an increasingly affluent and aspirational middle class, a booming economy and world-renowned creative ability, Brazil and the wider Latin American region is now a key market for the luxury industry.

At Hot Luxury, international business speakers from the highest echelons of the luxury industry will give an honest and in-depth analysis of the Latin American luxury market in a global context, and debate how to maximise growth opportunities and engage with new consumers. Creative leaders from both Latin American and international design houses will discuss how Brazil’s economic rise is inspiring their work and designs, and share how they’re interpreting the region’s famed color, sensuality and vibrancy for the global market.


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This year's speakers include: •Toby Bateman, Director of Buying, Mr Porter •Sarah Burton, Creative Director, Alexander McQueen •Carmen Busquets, Founder, CoutureLab •Francisco Costa, Calvin Klein •Charlotte Delal, Charlotte Olympia •Lapo Elkann •Lew Frankfort, Chairman and CEO, Coach Inc. •Diane von Furstenberg •Nizan Guanes, Chairman, Grupo ABC de Comunicaçao •Alexandre Herchcovitch •Carolina Herrera •Carlos Jereissati, President and Chief Executive Officer, Iguatemi •Gilberto Kassab, Mayor, São Paulo •Jeremy Langmead, Editor in Chief, Mr Porter •James Lima, Director •Christian Louboutin •Pedro Lourenço •Oskar Metsavaht, Osklen •Carlos Miele •Nader Mousavizadeh, Chief Executive Officer, Oxford Analytica •Lenny Niemeyer •Marc Puig, Chairman and CEO, Puig •Fernando Rodés Vilà, Vice Chairman, Havas •Rony Rodriguez , Consultant •Carla Schmitzberger , President Worldwide, Havaianas •Roberto Stern, President & Creative Director, H.Stern •Mario Testino •Kenneth Wyse, President, Licensing & PR, Phillips-Van Heusen Group bookings discount is available.