19:00 – 22:00 Opening Cocktail Reception
  Rolling out the Red Carpet at Planners Xtraordinairè, transcend yourself to a glamorous opening cocktail night with light bites and stylish sips, designed to provide you a perfect opportunity to socialize and break the ice.
08:00 – 09:00 Registration, networking and welcome refreshments
09:00 – 09:30 Official opening and Welcome Address
09:30 – 09:55 Opening Keynote
A Luxury Affair The Future of Luxury Celebrations
  • Facts you need to know about
  • Where are we headed for 2018?
  • Changing Preferences of your luxury client
10:00 – 10:40 Xtraordinairè Rendezvous - 360 degree view from the industry
Trends to watch out for
  • It's all about Décor - What's in and what's passé?
  • Eye for Design - it's all in the details
  • Love for food - The Latest trend in Gourmet Cuisine
  • Creating Unique Experiences - What high spenders are looking for?
10:45 – 11:15 Keynote Presentation
Charging what YOU are worth: Super Simple System to Doubling (or Tripling) Your Rates
  • How to get paid top dollar by the "Elite Few"?
  • Up your revenue by raising your prices
  • Cut your expenses and operate with simple, lean business model like all of the latest business books are touting
  • How to get a lot more efficient, because we cannot effectively serve the uber-wealthy without a strong productivity plan in place?
11:20 – 12:00 Networking coffee break, visit to the VIP Majlis and boutique exhibition
12:00 – 12:20 Spotlight on Destination
The INCREDIBLE RISE of Dubai as the world's luxury destination
  • From exquisite properties to electrifying experiences: what has the Emirates in store for the Planner Xtraordinaire?
  • How to woo your high end luxury clients in an unforgettable experience?
  • What incentives does the destination offer to cater to the Elite Few?
  • How Destination Celebrations are becoming a significant economic boost to the Emirates?
12:20 – 12:40 Let's Get Social Session
Getting your Digital Swag On!
  • Elite Social Media: Where the internets 1 percent hangout
  • Embracing Social Media: connections that make a difference
  • 3 social media tools that you need to amplify your high net worth clients experience
  • There's an app for that!
12:45 - 13:25 The Royal Suite
Spending habits of the fabulously wealthy
  • From Europe to Middle East – let's understand spending behaviors and patterns of Royalty
  • What does High Level security clearance mean?
  • Coping with queer demands
  • Yes, your Highness- the Do's and don'ts of different cultures
13:30 – 14:30 Networking 5 Star Luncheon
14:30 – 15:10 The World is your Playground Panel
The Sky is the Limit
  • Destination preferences of the Rich and Famous
  • What can destinations offer to make the process seamless?
  • Fascinating experiences designed for the elite few
15:15 – 15:35 An Inside View: Grandeur Celebrations
How to Create Unforgettable Events
  • Larger than life experiences : behind the scenes
  • From Conceptualizing to Delivery
  • Common mistakes and how to avoid them
15:40 – 16:40 Networking Coffee Break & visit to the VIP Majlis
  A World Class Showcase of Professional Flair
  • From culinary and floral displays, to art and design the lounge is designed to showcase the work of world renowned artists from across the globe.
16:55 – 17:30 Raffle Draw – Win Luxurious escapes, experiences and so much more
19:00 – 23:00 Themed Reception
08:30 – 09:00 Registration & Welcome Refreshments
09:00 – 09:25 Hautè Luxe Keynote
Success story of a Luxury Brand
  • The journey so far
  • Creating a niche segment and sustaining it
  • Important lessons that make all the difference
09:30 – 10:15 How to Find, Keep and Retain HNWI clients
Affluence Connectivity Changes Everything
  • Focus your attention and network with the right crowd
  • Create and cultivate relationships that lead to strong referrals
  • Dealing with very different needs and priorities
  • Customizing your approach for each client.
10:20 – 10:40 Keeping up with Entertainment
Exploring the Industry
  • Emerging changes in the Entertainment Industry
  • Why entertainment is guaranteed to leave an impact?
  • Booking the right Entertainment
  • What attracts celebrities to events?
10:45 – 11:25 How to manage discreet Destination Events
Keeping it Hush!
  • Closed for a private event: that's the way we roll!
  • Absolute must have's for a high profiled event
  • Keeping the Paparazzi at Bay
  • Changing preferences of destination of your celebrity client
11:30 – 12:10 Networking Coffee Break, Interactive activity & visit to the VIP Majlis
12:15 – 12:35 Inspiring and Outrageous Experiential Marketing Session
How to market to the Super Rich
  • New Millennium approaches to Marketing
  • Power Marketing – Tried and Tested Methods that work
  • The Importance of Emotion within your Marketing Campaign
12:40 – 13:20 Creators of Experiential Events Discuss..
Shining a spotlight on the future.
  • What is the best way to immerse your attendees in your brand
  • Creating a closer bond between consumer and brand
  • How to make history when creating experiential events?
  • Game Changers & Strategies
13:25 – 14:25 Networking 5 Star Luncheon
14:25 – 15:25 Networking Activity
15:25 – 15:50 Raffle Draw – Win Luxurious escapes, experiences and so much more
15:50 –16:00 Closing Speech from the Organizers