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Thursday, September 24, 2020 (11:45 AM - 1:30 PM)

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Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi

Chiyoda City, Tōkyō-to, Japan

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Even in countries like Japan that managed to avoid full-scale lockdowns, we are going to live for some time in what is dubbed 'low-touch economy', a world with reduced face2face interaction and much more tech. Industries are quickly adapting to this new reality, but for some it will be inherently difficult and obvious examples here are luxury retail and hospitality. What is the best practice in incorporating online methods while retaining a sense of luxury and personal care? What are the opportunities for hospitality in the post-covid low-touch economy world? The corona crisis will end sooner or later. What could be the lasting effects on the industries?

Join us as we discuss the topic at our lunch event on September 24. Please note that this event is an in-person-only event and there will not be any recording nor online broadcasting. On-site event is restricted to maximum of 20 people to facilitate more lively and frank discussion. In order to have a more in-depth industry-focused session we will prioritize representatives of luxury and hospitality companies when approving the attendees.

For this event we are inviting primary members of ECN, but if you cannot attend please feel free to recommend a candidate from your secondary members.

Please note that this event is limited to senior-level executives and per invitation only. If you are not an existing member of The Economist Corporate Network, but would like to learn how you can attend our events, please contact us.