Luxury Symposium | Luxury in Asia: Now and Next

The 2023 Edition of The Luxury Symposium, organised by the French Chamber in Hong Kong, took place on 21 March 2023, marking a significant gathering of industry experts, luxury brands, and enthusiasts. The symposium, held under the theme "Luxury in Asia: Now and Next," provided a dynamic platform to explore the current and future trends shaping the luxury industry in the region.

Bringing together a diverse range of attendees, the symposium featured engaging keynote talks, fireside chats, and panel discussions. Experts and thought leaders from across Asia and beyond converged to share their insights, experiences, and predictions for the luxury market's trajectory in Asia.

The event commenced with a captivating overview of the current state of luxury in Asia, examining the evolving consumer behaviours, emerging markets, and the influence of digital transformation. Esteemed speakers delivered thought-provoking presentations that shed light on the shifting dynamics and opportunities within the luxury landscape.

One of the focal points of the symposium was the exploration of Asian consumers' changing preferences and aspirations. Discussions revolved around the emergence of the new luxury consumer, their affinity for personalised experiences, and the integration of technology to enhance brand engagement.

The symposium also delved into the crucial role of sustainability in shaping the future of luxury in Asia. Experts highlighted the increasing demand for ethical and environmentally conscious practices and emphasised the importance of sustainable strategies in fostering brand loyalty and relevance.

As the luxury industry continues to evolve, the influence of Asian brands is becoming more prominent. The symposium celebrated the rise of Asian luxury brands and examined their unique positioning and strategies for global expansion. Speakers shared success stories and lessons learned, inspiring participants to explore new possibilities and collaborations.

Throughout the event, there were insightful discussions on the future of luxury retail, including the integration of physical and digital experiences, the rise of experiential retail, and the importance of omni-channel strategies. Experts shared innovative approaches to create immersive brand experiences that resonate with the discerning Asian luxury consumer.

In conclusion, the 2023 Edition of The Luxury Symposium provided a dynamic platform to explore the current and future state of luxury in Asia. Through inspiring discussions, thought-provoking presentations, and valuable networking opportunities, the symposium fostered innovation, collaboration, and strategic thinking within the luxury industry. As Asia continues to shape the global luxury landscape, the symposium served as a catalyst for driving excellence, creativity, and sustainable growth in the region.

Special thanks to our sponsors
Platinum Sponsor FARFETCH
Gold Sponsors Parfums Christian Dior, LVMH Fashion Group, Richemont, and Van Cleef & Arpels
Silver Sponsor Invest Hong Kong and KPMG
Venue Sponsor Rosewood Hong Kong
Media Partners Retail In Asia and Jing Daily