Tectonic – Changing Dynamics in African Luxury & Wealth

Opportunities and Obstacles facing luxury & wealth in an emerging market

The Africa Luxury & Wealth Summit speakers will inspect and probe the tectonic shifts, analyse the sector’s performance and explore the Changing Dynamics of Luxury & Wealth in South Africa and beyond.

Day 1
27 Feb 2018

Welcome

Silvana Bottega

Opening Address

Les Aupiais

TIM HARRIS, CEO, WESGRO

From Cape Town to the World: The transformation of the city into a growing hub for luxury business & tourism
Tim Harris
09:40

SESSION 1: REDEFINING LUXURY – TRENDS & SHAPE-SHIFTING

LES AUPIAIS, CHAIR

An evolving landscape for luxury: The decade in South Africa
Les Aupiais

MATT MORLEY, FOUNDER, BIOFIT HEALTH & FITNESS & BRAND DIRECTOR, PORTO MONTENEGRO

Global Trends in the intersection of luxury experience, design & health
Matt Morley

PAUL SCANLON, MD, PERNOD RICARD AFRICA

Fast Markets: The Rise of Premium & Ultra Premium in Africa
Paul Scanlon  
11:30

SESSION 2: LUXURY & WEALTH INSIGHTS UNDERSTANDING THE MARKET

JOLANDI GRACE, PARTNER, DELOITTE

Understanding the Luxury & Fashion Sector: Keynote Insight Session
Jolandi Grace
12:10

SESSION 3: PHILANTHROPY: CHANGING THE WORLD

MIKE RATCLIFFE, FOUNDER, THE CAPE WINE AUCTION

Using Luxury for Good: The philanthropic impact of the Cape Wine Auction
Mike Ratcliffe

GINA ATHANS, THE LOVE ARMY

Philanthropy & The Love Army: Creating an Emotional Impact with your Initiative
Gina Athans
13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH

AIWEKHOE IYAHEN

African Culture: Luxury & the Artisan in Africa
Aiwekhoe Iyahen
14:00

SESSION 4: EXCELLENCE ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT

HENDRIK VERMEULEN

Fashion from Cape Town, to Paris, to the World
Hendrik Vermeulen
Day 2
21 Feb 2018

SWAADY MARTIN

The Power of Luxury to use local brands to open global doors
Swaady Martin
Day 3
27 Feb 2018

WANDILE MABASO

From Soweto to Alain DuCasse in Paris
Wandile Mabaso
16:00

SESSION 5: THE QUICK PITCH – 5 MINUTES ON NEW LUXURY

KAT VAN DUINEN

COLLECTIBLES

DEBBIE HALL

EXPERIENCES

ROCHE BOBOIS

PRODUCTS
17:00

SESSION 6: NEW CONNECTED WORLD

SERVICING THE ULTRA ELITE

A NEW ERA FOR MEMBER-BASED EXPERIENCES THE STACK, QSL & OPERA HOUSE