Uniting the retail world

Uniting The Retail World

Uniting The Retail World


Uniting the Retail World

The Retail Summit is a global, content-led event for C-level executives from across retail to come together to learn, connect and debate. Bringing together 750+ of the brightest minds of the global retail community, it is the premier platform to shape the future of retail.

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. This is the annual global platform where industry icons share their expert knowledge and insights through a cutting-edge agenda. In a world of seismic change and innovation, there has never been a more critical time to meet face-to-face to debate and share future disruptions, advancements and innovations.  

2022 Summit delivered 2 days of hard-hitting content, diverse panel discussions and unique networking opportunities to enhance business transformation.

  • 750+ attendees
  • 79 C-Level speakers representing legacy brands to modern disruptors
  • 67% audience Director level or above
  • 47 countries represented
  • 35 individual content sessions
  • 2 iconic venues bringing luxury and unprecedented networking against the Dubai skyline

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Just some of the retail leaders speaking in March 2023

2023 agenda will focus on the key issues facing the retail industry

Now that customers are voting with their wallets, investing in sustainability is a
non-negotiable necessity for brands.

Global leaders will share how they are setting standards for environmental & employee welfare, transparency & traceability across the supply chain. 

Capturing the hearts and minds of your consumer through credibility and multiple touch-points has never been more crucial.

The 2023 agenda will navigate entertaining and immersive experiences and concepts, including Live Commerce, so you can differentiate your brand to accelerate conversion rates.

Grab a front row seat as trailblazers explore the technological break throughs, from metaverse, AR to AI, to understand what the future looks like.

Knowing what solutions to invest in and what fads to avoid will set you apart from your competition.


Sharing unrivalled networking opportunities

Women in Retail

Women in Retail

A dedicated reception will showcase 3 female business leaders who lead their teams through adversity, inspire change and create modern and successful retail businesses. This is more than breaking the glass ceiling, together they will explore pivotal business values and where they draw inspiration from.

Dedicated App – Connect Pre, During & Post Summit

Dedicated App – Connect Pre, During & Post Summit

The bespoke Summit App enhances your experience, allowing you to share you profile and make contact with peers pre-event. Have visibility on who’s in the room, share your details and arrange to catch up over a coffee.
Meeting Pods – Dedicated space to enhance creativity & productivity

Meeting Pods – Dedicated space to enhance creativity & productivity

Designed to provide shelter and protection without creating confinement. Materials for the meeting pods are chosen for cleanability, durability and sustainability.
"Inspirational stories, amazing conversations and collaborations with global thought leaders, my peers and wonderful attendees. I came away with a wealth of knowledge that I am confident will be beneficial for continued ambitious and robust growth."

LYNDON CORMACK, Co-Founder, Herschel Supply Co.

"A truly professional, innovative and globally minded Retail Summit. The hospitality, content and professionalism was second to none. A great experience."

CHRIS  DAVIS, CMO, New Balance


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