Luxury & Hospitality Futures Forum 2018
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Luxury & Hospitality Futures Forum

London - 12 September

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Overview

Our Luxury and Hospitality Futures Forum will look in depth at industry-specific trends and their impact from the short to the long term. 

From the bundled buys model of selling high-end clothing to the untapped potential of the luxury sports fan market and the growing demand for lab-grown diamonds, we will present the early adopters who are challenging the luxury status quo. Alongside key industry trends, we will unveil our luxury macrotrend examining a key shift that will affect the sector in years to come.

Guest speakers will include industry leaders and innovators who will present valuable insights in a rapid-fire Q&A session. We will also host short bespoke clinics with our team of strategists who will aim to address your current consumer concerns.

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Marc Newson’s limited edition cognac bottle for Hennessy

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Why Attend?

‘The impact of technology on sustainability and access is just one of the key themes we will explore at this year’s Luxury and Hospitality Futures Forum, providing attendees with essential insight into how such factors will shape the mindsets of modern consumers, and future innovations emerging in the luxury and hospitality sectors.’

Martin Raymond, co-founder, The Future Laboratory 

As well as gaining key consumer and industry insights, attendees will have direct access to our research and strategy teams, who will be on hand to answer questions about how best to apply and tailor these insights to your specific business needs. There will also be ample opportunities to network with your peers, industry influencers and the keynote speakers.

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Book your ticket now

Tickets can now be purchased at our Innovator rate.

For bulk-booking and member discounts, please contact Accountmanagers@thefuturelaboratory.com directly.


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Early Adopter:
Late Adopter:

£750

until 12 July 2018

£850

until 16 August 
2018

£950


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Agenda

A detailed global market overview highlights the key obstacles and opportunities in the sector.

We explore the biggest shifts in luxury and hospitality into 2019, from redefining the luxury hotel to a new consumer mindset. 
We hear from leading industry innovators, present inspiring best-in-class case studies, and examine the attitudes and motivations of the latest retail consumer tribes. Guests will also enjoy a set lunch on arrival.

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Speakers

Daniela Walker Insight Editor, LS:N Global

Daniela joined LS:N Global in 2013, and she now oversees the Micro Trend, Safari and Tribe sections of the website. She is also one of the lead writers for our annual macrotrends. Writing across the consumer lifestyle sectors, Daniela has a fondness for food and drink, advertising and all things gender-related. Before working at LS:N Global, Daniela was a freelance journalist, writing in-depth profile pieces on creatives such as chef Fergus Henderson and choreographer Akram Khan.

Chris Sanderson,
Co-Founder, The Future Laboratory

Christopher Sanderson is co-founder of The Future Laboratory, where he is responsible for delivering the company’s extensive global roster of conferences, media events and LS:N Global Trend Briefings, which he co-presents with the team in London, New York, Sydney, Melbourne, Stockholm and Helsinki. Clients who have booked one of his inspirational keynotes include Gucci Group, the European Travel Commission, Retail Week, Selfridges, M&S, Chanel, Harrods, Aldo and H&M.

Aleksandra Szymanska,
Art Director, The Future Laboratory

With a background in critical design and a penchant for experimental art, Aleksandra is our go-to source for avant-garde concepts and speculative scenarios. Having started as a freelance contributor, she joined LS:N Global in 2014. Aleksandra charts current developments in art direction, design and 2D and 3D visual arts, building detailed analysis of the aesthetic directions emerging across lifestyle sectors. She has a wide personal network of curators, artists and designers, and enjoys acting as a connector between creative practitioners and the industry.

Tom Savigar, Senior Partner, The Future Laboratory

Tom has guided many of The Future Laboratory’s clients through some of the most challenging market shifts and global recessions of the past 10 years. With a much-expanded team, and offices in the US and Australia, he continues to do this, working with clients as diverse as Absolut, Cadillac, The Body Shop, Lamborghini, HSBC, Courvoisier, UBS, BMW, British Gas and Marks & Spencer.

Meredith Smith, Strategy Director, The Future Laboratory

Meredith Smith is a Strategy Director at The Future Laboratory, working with clients across retail, beauty, FMCG, conviviality and hospitality to make insights actionable, working with brands like VF Corp, Chanel, P&G, Pernod Ricard, L’Oreal and Hilton Worldwide’s Luxury Division. Meredith is obsessed with consumer behaviour, from mundane acts to guilty pleasures. Her specialist areas are also her passions – strategic foresight and innovation. 

 

Venues

Our first Futures Forum to be hosted at one of London’s most culturally curious luxury hotels, the Corinthia Hotel London, located just minutes from the West End and the River Thames.

The Courtroom, Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2BD

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