Mint Luxury Conference 2016



India’s luxury market is one of the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region. The luxury sector has seen a tremendous growth in past two decades with increasing brand awareness and growing purchasing power of the upper class in tier II and III cities. According to a recent study by Assocham, Indian luxury market is expected to cross $18.3 billion in 2016. In a nation that has more luxury consumers than the adult population of several countries, it is no surprise at all that international luxury brands are seen hotfooting into India.

In view of the growing importance of India in the global luxury industry, Mint, India’s leading business daily from the house of HT Media Ltd, initiated a conference with the support of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in the year 2006.

The Mint’s 8th Luxury conference aimed to explore and address trends across categories, marketing and business challenges, infrastructure and other issues that help India realize its luxury potential to the maximum.

Mint’s Luxury Conference, is one of the most premium events in the Indian Business calendar and a top line opportunity to network and discuss the way forward to the new trends in the luxury business.


  • The 8th conference witnessed the largest gathering of global CEOs of luxury brands, designers, owners of luxury brands, policy makers, strategists, and representation from the Indian government and industry.
  • The day long power packed conference that witnessed globally renowned speakers from the world of Luxury.
  • The audience comprised of the who’s who of the industry, corporate decision- makers, financiers, government officials & policymakers.
  • The conference also saw a gathering top HNIs, senior representatives from Luxury, fashion curators and celebrities at the gala dinner.


Luxury’s New Frontiers


Vivek Ramabhadran
Vivek Ramabhadran, MD, Swarovksi

Sonu Shivdasani
Sonu Shivdasani, Founder And CEO, Soneva Group

Parmesh Shahani
Parmesh Shahani, Head of Godrej Culture Lab, Mumbai

Monica Dogra
Monica Dogra, Musician and Actor

Marcel Wanders
Marcel Wanders, Dutch Designer And Art Director in the Powerhouse Studio, Amsterdam

Manish Malhotra
Manish Malhotra, Indian Couturier

Lara Dutta
Lara Dutta, Actor

Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif, Actor

Karolina Kurkova
Karolina Kurkova, Czech Model and Former Victoria’s Secret Angel

Imran Amed
Imran Amed, Founder and Editor-In-Chief, Business of Fashion

Francesco Carrozzini
Francesco Carrozzini, International Fashion Photographer


Donna Karan
Donna Karan , American Fashion Designer And The Creator of The Donna Karan New York and DKNY Clothing labels

Calvin Klein
Calvin Klein , American Fashion Designer

Arianne Phillips
Arianne Phillips, Hollywood Costume Designer

Anuradha Mahindra
Anuradha Mahindra, Founder, Editor and Publisher

Amitabh Kant
Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog

Abheek Singhi
Abheek Singhi, Senior Partner And Director, The BCG Group

Courtney Love
Courtney Love, American musician, actress, and visual artist

Venue and Date

Venue: Grand Hyatt Hotel, Mumbai

Date: 25 March, 2016


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