22 October 2018, LONDON, UK – Montieth & Company, a global specialist communications consultancy, announceD that CEO and Global Managing Partner, Montieth M. Illingworth, will join a panel of internationally renowned art market experts at Deloitte’s 11th Art & Finance Conference to share art PR insights. The conference, a widely-recognized platform for the global art market, will be held in Luxembourg on Friday, 26th October 2018.
Illingworth will participate on the panel, “Art, Law and Technology,” where he will draw upon his expertise providing communications counsel on a wide range of high-profile matters in the global art market. This includes complex financial transactions, multi-million-dollar looted art cases, law enforcement and regulatory actions, emerging new blockchain technologies, and business disputes involving leading artists, private collectors, dealers and museums.
Montieth Illingworth, CEO and Global Managing Partner says: “The art market is rapidly stepping into a new era where emerging technologies such as cryptocurrencies and blockchain are creating exciting opportunities, as well as a clear set of challenges. I am looking forward to discussing how cross-border reputational and communications issues are impacting the industry. In the digital era, it’s not about reacting to a crisis but anticipating and being prepared for numerous situations.”
About Montieth & Company
Montieth & Company is a global specialist communications consultancy, dedicated to enabling organizations to seize opportunity and meet their greatest challenges. Montieth & Company operates through five practice groups: Marketing Communications and PR, Corporate and Financial Communications, Litigation Communications, Public Affairs and Government Relations and Issues and Crisis Management. Montieth & Company has Global Hubs in New York City, London, Frankfurt, Paris and projects solutions into multiple money and media centre markets throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. More information can be found at www.montiethco.com
About Deloitte Art & Finance conference
Deloitte organises an annual Art & Finance Conference. It’s an international conference that is highly attended and well-regarded platform for the global art market. These conferences have routinely been scheduled during other major art events (Frieze, FIAC, Art Basel Miami, Art Basel, Armory show).
After travelling to Luxembourg in 2008, London in 2009, Paris in 2010, Miami in 2011, Basel in 2012, Maastricht in 2013 Luxembourg in 2014 for the opening of the Luxembourg Freeport and most recently New York’s 2015 Armory Show and in Amsterdam in 2016 in collaboration with the Van Gogh Museum. The 2017 conference has been held in Milan November 6th and 414 delegates attended the event.
For the 11th edition, the Art & Finance Conference will take place at Luxembourg Philharmonie – Salle de Musique de Chambre on Friday, 26 October 2018 and the main theme of the 2018 conference is “The place of technology in Art & Finance”.