The LEF Luxury Round Table (LRT) is an annual panel discussion in which three to four industry leaders share their views on current trends and challenges facing the industry with an enthusiastic group of business and design students, alumni and friends of LEF. The event is designed to encourage and inspire students who will become the future business and creative leaders in luxury.

This event welcomes approximately 150 students and alumni from Columbia Business School, Parsons School of Design, as well as esteemed industry guests.

Select a year to learn more about the event!

September 2018
Debunking the Myths of Brick & Morter: Reframing the Retail Environment

November 2017
Luxury and Millennials

October 2016
Reinventing the Luxury Retail Experience

September 2015
Growth in the Luxury Industry

October 2014
Sustainability in the Luxury Industry

October 2013
Venturing into Luxury: The Trials and Tribulations of Luxury Start-Ups

October 2012
Luxury in China: Boom or Bubble

October 2011
Creativity & the Bottom Line: Luxury’s Inseparable Duo

November 2010 
New Paths to the Luxury Consumer: Social Media & More

February 2009
Defining Luxury in a Defining Moment

February 2008
Building Loyalty through Experience

November 2005
Current Trends of the US Luxury Market