Programmes Archive


Important EU announcement which affects the luxury industry

In positive news for our industry, the luxury sectors have today been recognised by the European Union as driving a ‘European industrial renaissance’ in terms of competitiveness, growth and jobs a

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ECCIA Roundtable with Spanish Ambassador Alfonso Dastis Quecedo

Our lobbying work as a member of the European Cultural and Creative Industries Alliance continues; Michelle Emmerson and Michael Ward - president of the ECCIA, Walpole Board member and MD of Harrods - travelled to Brussels on 24th February to attend the fourth ECCIA roundtable, hosted by the Spanish Permanent Representative, Ambassador Alfonso Dastis Quecedo.

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Latest activity from the ECCIA and Walpole British Luxury

We are delighted to share with you details on the continued progress by the ECCIA, the European Cultural and Creative Industries Alliance, of which Walpole British Luxury is an active founder member alongside its French and Italian counterparts, Comité Colbert and Altagamma.

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ECCIA Study Reveals the Importance of the European Luxury Sector

A study has found the European luxury sector is a model for sustainable growth. Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani has announced a political action plan to ensure the competitiveness of the sector.

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ECCIA Welcomes the European Commission Supporting the European Fashion Industry

The European Cultural and Creative Industries Alliance supports the proposals announced by Vice President Tajani at the high level lunch on the competitiveness of the fashion sector.

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ECCIA Welcome Meisterkreis Deutches Forum fur Luxus

The European Cultural and Creative Industries Alliance welcomes the launch of MEISTERKREIS - Deutsches Forum für Luxus, the organisation which will represent high-end German companies.

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Launch of Circulo Espanol del Lujo Fortuny

On the seventh of June, the Casino of Madrid hosted the official launch of the Circulo Español del Lujo Fortuny, an association founded by a group of companies in the Spanish luxury sector.

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