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Described as “The next generation of marketing for luxury brands” by the British media, The Luxury Network is the world’s leading luxury affinity marketing group. The Luxury Network is a private membership club, established in luxury capitals or countries around the world, within which premium companies work closely together at senior director level for mutual business and client development.

The Luxury Network’s objective is simple: To facilitate co-operation and exciting new business development activities between top-end companies. New business partnerships are created via strategic alignment, joint collaborations, product placements, endorsements, media sharing, B2B and B2C networking, sales and luxury showcase events and numerous other afďŹ nity marketing activities.

Editor’s NOTE Dear Valued Reader, It is our privilege to welcome you to the 6th edition of TLN Magazine, your gateway to the latest news in the world of luxury! Through this bimonthly publication, you will be able to stay abreast on the latest high-end products, services, and trends globally. In this edition, you will have an overview of some of our international members from different luxury industries. Watch out for the next issues, as we take you on to a deeper journey to explore more detailed topics that cover a range of top-notch brands from the luxury industry. We will also feature The Luxury Network International Awards in our next feature. You may take this publication as your personal lifestyle guide to the world’s greatest luxury products and services to live the lush life and activities you truly deserve.

Thank you,

Ambassador Fares Ghattas

Global CEO, The Luxury Network International


HIGHLIGHTS May - Jun The New Aston Martin DB11


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The Luxury Network Egypt Sails Swiftly With Sunseeker

Glamorous Diplomatic Council Singapore Opening

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Exclusive Berlinale Get-Together by The Luxury Network Germany


n the occasion of the Berlinale 2018 The Luxury Network Germany together with Pommery and their newly joined member Nespresso hosted an inspirational get-together for the network partners and their top clients. Whilst enjoying stunning views over Germany’s Capital City from the exclusive private lounge of the legendary Rooftop Café, the hand-picked guests could indulge in the magical atmosphere of the 68th International Film Festival Berlin and follow from this prime location the Red Carpet happenings at the Berlinale Film Palace. The best entertainment and interesting talks were accompanied by culinary highlights and Pommery Champagne, rounded with an excellent Nespresso Master Class Presentation. To crown the event, the dessert was created and served by Thomas Yoshida, who was voted Patissier of the Year. His Arts can usually be admired in


Berlin at the 2 Michelin star Restaurant “Facil”. The exceptional networking afternoon culminated in a grand finale with a walk over the Red Carpet to attend the European Premiere of the famous US Film Director Gus Van Sant. Another eventful, unforgettable day by The Luxury Network!

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The Luxury Network LA Partners with Montage Beverly Hills for Exclusive Dinner


n April 19th Beverly Hills Montage. will host cussing new business, partnership opportunities members of The Luxury Network for an ex- and event collaboration opportunities to reach each clusive dinner and wine tasting. Guests will others high net worth clients. enjoy a night of hospitality in the Library while dis-


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The Luxury Network Germany B2B Get-together in Munich


he TLN Members Community met under the professional guidance of The Luxury Network Team for the second time this year to advance effectively the new upcoming Affinity projects together. On the top, new members and co-operations were introduced to secure a further win-win situation for all parties. As one of the TLN founder members The Charles Hotel Munich provided an excellent venue, contributing to the perfect success of the event. First the new members Nespresso and Lohr-Nehmer PR were very warmly greeted by the TLN Community. The immediate consensus of being affiliated and integrated into new exciting projects became obvious at the subsequent round table discussions. During the delicious networking lunch those conversations were intensified and at the end of this creative day the TLN family departed with many new plans in the luggage. The Luxury Network Team is looking forward very much to realize various „Money can’t buy“ Affinity Events, which have been created exclusively for the top clients of the TLN members to enhance the brand awareness and to develop new market shares for the TLN portfolio.


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The Luxury Network Egypt Sails Swiftly With Sunseeker


t the beginning of March 2018, Sunseeker Egypt agreed with The Luxury Network Egypt to join the global network as one of the region’s Founding Members. The agreement was signed between the two parties at the Sunseeker Egypt headquarters in the Red Sea Governorate, Egypt. Sunseeker is the world’s leading brand for luxury-performance motor yachts, manufacturing a range of motor yachts from 50ft to 131ft. Sunseeker Egypt is part of the hugely successful Sunseeker London Group, which currently has a network of 39 of-

fices, spanning 20 countries and some 225 employees. The group is the largest distributor network of Sunseeker boats and products worldwide. Synonymous with the best of British design and quality, Sunseeker has remained the leading boat brand in Egypt. Through their Red Sea sales office in El Gouna, Sunseeker Egypt offers clients immediate access to the best selection of new and pre-owned yachts available. Since opening their first sales office some 12 years ago, the company has built on a wealth of experience and prides itself on providing award-winning cus-

tomer service in both sales and service. This has been recognized year on year by Sunseeker International awarding the Sunseeker London Group of Companies the Platinum Award for service. The highly experienced Sunseeker Egypt team are able to offer their owners a complete service – taking care of all issues related to buying, shipping, servicing, insuring and crewing boats. With group locations strategically placed worldwide, they are able to provide clients with the most efficient service possible, whether they are purchasing, selling or chartering a yacht.


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The Luxury Network Dubai & Abu Dhabi New Business Development Seminar at The Palazzo Versace


he Luxury Network Dubai & Abu Dhabi hosted its first Members New Business Development Seminar of 2018 at the Palazzo Versace Dubai. Members including Mclaren UAE, Palazzo Versace Dubai, Ascots & Chapels, Panerai, XXII Carat and Luxhabitat presented affinity marketing opportunities to form new business alliances with other UAE luxury brands, to reach each other’s HNW pre qualified private clients.


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The Luxury Network Australia Host Chinese New Year Celebration on Superyacht Vegas


n Thursday February 22 LK Property Group and The Luxury Network Australia together with Ostar International Media Group hosted a superb event on Superyacht Vegas to celebrate Chinese New Year and the year of the dog.


Guests enjoyed Pommery Champagne and canapĂŠs along with a Whisky tasting from Baranows Emporium whilst enjoying unique performances and the lucky Wheel of Fortune.

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MEMBERS Affairs Glamorous Diplomatic Council Singapore Opening


LN member and partner Diplomatic Council (DC), a global think tank, a world leading business network and a charitable foundation in consultative status with the United Nations, celebrated a glamorous Opening of it‘s Singapore Mission organized by the newly appointed Head of Mission Ms Irene Ho and hosted by H.E. Dato’ Zulkifli Adnan, who is the Ambassador of Malaysia to Singapore and a Member of the Diplomatic Council´s Board of Presidents. The official opening took place at Ambassador Dato’ Zulkifli Adnan’s residence.

In a festive ceremony a number of Ambassadors joined the Diplomatic Council as new members: H.E. Mohamed Abulkheir (Egypt), H.E. Nimal Weeraratne (Sri Lanka) and H.E. Dr Mohamed Omar Abdulla Balfaqeeh (UAE). The High-Commissioner of Australia to Singapore, H.E. Bruce Gosper, already decided for membership a few weeks ago.

The Diplomatic Council Singapore team lead by Head of Mission Irene Ho includes Christopher Cheah as Chairman DC Singapore and Dr. Ernest Kan as Trusted Advisor. “We are proud to have such a wonderful and powerful team representing the Diplomatic Council in Singapore”, says Secretary General Hang Nguyen. She adds: “This was the best way to start the Diplomatic Council in Singapore we could think off. We are very happy with our membership and cooperation with The Luxury Network”

Other than Ambassadors, attendees include, c-suite, investors, HNWIs, business owners, key decision makers, key influencer to key decision makers, socialites, politicians and representatives Supporters for the event include Carefully selected 150 guests at- from government agencies, non partners and members of The Luxury Network: Base Entertaintended the event which includes for profits and media. ment, Big Blue Co, Coriander Leaf, over 20 country’s Ambassadors. De Dietrich, JWalking Studio Photography, Kenimage, Leica Camera, Michael Toh Photography, The Peak Magazine, Peroni, PrintLab, Singapore Polo Club, and friends of TrustCapital Advisors, 4 Fingers Crispy Chicken and CornerStone wines as well as euromarcom public relations.

Overseas guests and speakers flying in from Australia, Germany, Malaysia and the US for the event include Ms Hang Nguyen, Secretary General Diplomatic Coun56


cil, Mr Andreas Dripke, CEO to the United Nations, DC Business Ambassadors Mr. Sascha Zilger and Mr. Georg Diehl, Mr. Daniel McKee, President of the US Diplomatic Council as well as Dato’ Dr Sharifah Fauziah Alhabshi and Dr Navindra Nageswaran, both permanent representatives of the Diplomatic Council Mission Malaysia. DC Business Ambassador Sascha Zilger is partner of a $ 10 Billion Investment Funds preparing his latest company Twentyfourseven cosmetics for a listing at the New York Stock Exchange. DC Business Ambassador Georg Diehl is the President and owner of Germany´s most prestigious Polo Club, Frankfurt Polo Club est 1902. The Diplomatic Council Business Ambassador is the highest-ranking position a member can hold and is offered only to dignitaries who combine economic success with social commitment in an outstanding way.

services focused on solving complex challenges through on-demand, agile and multi-disciplinary teams.

sented by DC Business Ambassador Georg Diehl, Owner and President of Frankfurt Polo Club, and the Singapore Polo Club.

Next day after the launch the new DC member and Ambassador of Egypt H.E. Mohamed Abulkheir invited a selected number of diplomats and DC dignitaries for lunch in his residence. In the evening the Diplomatic Council delegation from Europe and the US enjoyed a typical Singapore barbecue by invitation of Head of Mission Irene Ho.

About the Diplomatic Council: The Diplomatic Council (DC) is a unique organization with consultative status to the United Nations combining a global think tank, a world leading business network and a charitable foundation. We link diplomacy, business leaders, science’s leading minds and society’s front-runners on resolving mankind’s biggest challenges. Our members gain access to a global network of leaders from the highest levels of diplomacy, business and social change. We firmly believe that a thriving economy bringing prosperity to mankind is one of the best guarantors of peace.

On its last day of the delegation in Singapore a formal visit at the TLN member Singapore Polo Club took place. A letter of intend layed ground for a more formal partnership between the Diplomatic Council Singapore Mission, repre-

The US Diplomatic Council President Daniel McKee presented the Diplomatic Council US activities and also elaborated on the Diplomatic Council Advisory & Professional Services (DCAPS). With support from the global network of the Diplomatic Council, DCAPS offers management consulting 57

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The Luxury Network International & CAEL Launch event in Lebanon


he Luxury Network has finally opened its doors to the elite industry in the Parisian jewel of the Middle East, Lebanon.

events to maximize their relationships with other luxury brands.

On the evening of March 14th, The Luxury Network has celebrated the launch of its Lebanon ofThe Luxury Network is a private fice at the French-inspired piano membership club, established bar, Verseine, in partnership with in luxury capitals or countries CAEL. The delightful evening was around the world, within which presented by media personality, premium companies work closely Saied Hariri. together at senior director level for mutual business and client An astonishing Bentley Flying development. Members of The Spur was displayed to greet the Luxury Network receive a com- arriving guests. After the red prehensive programme of new carpet arrival of the VIP guests, pre-planned professional busi- H.E. Fares Ghattas, TLN Interness development activities and national Global CEO, delivered a 60

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warm welcoming address which was followed by a speech by Mrs. Amal Shouman Sulaiman, President of CAEL. Each VIP, including some ministers, ambassadors, businessmen, and businesswomen, feasted on a lavish 3-course dinner especially tailored for the launch event, while everybody enjoyed a whole night of great networking environment. Guests were impressed by the intricate

jewelry pieces designed by Paolobongia that were displayed in the venue all night long. Huge smiles were left on the faces of the attendees when they departed the venue carrying the latest edition of The Luxury Network Magazine. Everyone will be on the lookout for the future success of The Luxury Network Lebanon.


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The luxury network magazine Issue 06  

Featuring the new Aston Martin DB11, Amici Di Moda and The Luxury Network Lebanon launch event.

The luxury network magazine Issue 06  

Featuring the new Aston Martin DB11, Amici Di Moda and The Luxury Network Lebanon launch event.