2017 Conference

The fourth edition of The Art Business Conference was held in London on Wednesday 6th September 2017.

Bringing together 390 senior art market professionals across 225 art organisations to discuss the key issues affecting the international art market.

Topics included, “New Business Models: UK Private Museums and Foundations” “The Art Market in India” “The Impact of GDPR changes” “Managing Reputation in the Digital Age” “Brexit: An Opportunity for the British Art Industry?” and “The Real Costs of Artwork Packing and Conservation”

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You can download our 2017 programme here. Download Programme

2017 Speakers

We were delighted to welcome our 2017 speakers, including business leaders, experts from the art world and technology gurus who shared their insight and market knowledge to help you successfully navigate the international art market.

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Conor Macklin

David Scully

Richard Ellis

Preston Benson

Freya Simms

Noelle McElhatton

Timothy Medhurst

Ian De Freitas

Michael Patrick

Vanessa Carlos

Lennox Cato

Scott Steedman

Mark Harton

Joanna Shepard

Rebecca Davies

Trevor Horsewood

James Carleton

Jane Morris

Jonathan Ruffer

Alan Gemmell

Robert Wilson

Abha Housego

Wendy Philips

Anders Petterson

Sébastien Montabonel

Craig Davies

Melanie Gerlis

Ivan Macquisten

Pierre Valentin

Georgina Adam