Georgetown Retail & Luxury Association

Georgetown Retail & Luxury Association

Bringing Retail & Luxury to the Hilltop.


January 29th, 2015 at 6 p.m.
60 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10019

The Global Luxury Summit is the first-ever conference sponsored by Georgetown University that focuses solely on luxury and retail. It is a unique networking and recruiting opportunity that connects both Georgetown students and alumni with leaders in the retail and luxury industries. The summit will be held at the Time Warner Center in New York City on January 29, 2015.

The event will begin with a conversation on "Building a Global Luxury Brand" featuring:

  • Domenico de Sole, Chairman of Tom Ford International
  • Fabrizio Freda, CEO of Estée Lauder Companies
  • John Idol, CEO of Michael Kors
  • Kara Ross, CEO of Kara Ross New York
  • Ermenegildo Zegna, CEO of Ermenegildo Zegna Group

The panel will be followed by a networking session with Georgetown alumni and recruiters from a number of luxury retail companies. Food and drinks will be served.

Same-day, roundtrip transportation to the event is available for purchase for students. Please see below for more information.



Registration for the event has now closed as we have reached capacity. We are working towards getting more seats at the event to accommodate students. Please check our Facebook page for updates.


Roundtrip transportation for the event is available for purchase for students for $35. A private bus will leave to the Time Warner Center in New York City from the Georgetown University Main Gates at approximately 11 A.M. on the day of the event. It will stay at the Time Warner Center throughout the duration of the event and will return to Georgetown once the event ends around 10 P.M. To purchase tickets please visit: