As the art market ventures further into the realms of online, the conference will examine building, maintaining and growing brand identity online.

Key players from Dubai’s art scene, including the Director of Art Dubai Myrna Ayad and Asmaa Al-Shabibi, the director of contemporary art gallery Lawrie Shabibi, come together to talk about doing business in the region, the current state of the market, collecting tastes, and the future of the art market in the Middle East.

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Other speakers include Managing Director of Sworders Fine Art Auctioneers Guy Schooling, David Scully, Senior Underwriter at XL Catlin, one of the top three global Fine Art & Specie Insurers and Louise Prior, Executive Director of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses, the largest trade organisation in the global diamond sector as well as Barnebys co-founder Pontus Silfverstolpe. Georgina Adam, who has 30 years writing on the art market for publications including The Financial Times and The Art Newspaper, will return as conference chair.

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The conference will be held on 1st September, 2016, at Church House Conference Centre, London. Book now for 5% discount until 31st May, 2016. See here for more ticket information.