Art Business Conference launches in Shanghai – invite to PAIAM Members

9 November 2018 – Shanghai 

The Art Business Conference will launch its first Asia edition in Shanghai, in partnership with YT Media, on 9 November 2018. The conference programme will be in both English and Chinese with simultaneous translation. The conference will be held at the Shanghai Exhibition Center.

The one-day conference provides an international platform and network with discussions of the dynamics of buying and selling art, plus the latest industry trends, technologies, and best practice in the art market. The conference welcomes top-level speakers from museums, auction houses, art galleries, dealers, government, collectors, and business professionals internationally.

The conference programme will include informative presentations, lively panel discussions and Q&A’s with leading industry figures together with excellent networking opportunities at lunch and refreshment breaks. The conference will provide delegates with an overview of the latest developments in today’s art market.

The conference’s keynote speaker will be author and curator Francesco Bonami who will offer his perspective on the global art world and what and how technologies might impact the way we look and collect art in the future. Sessions entitled ‘How to buy’, ‘Communicating Creativity’ and ‘How to protect the value of your art’ will follow.

PAIAM members are regular attendees and contributors to the already well-established Art Business Conference in London and New York and it is hoped this latest edition will be of interest. For more information, including ticket sales, please visit. The closing date for bookings is 5 November 2018.