Uniting the retail world

Uniting The Retail World

Uniting The Retail World

Uniting The Retail World

Uniting The Retail World

Uniting The Retail World

Uniting The Retail World


Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.


As we emerge from the seismic impact of a global pandemic, meeting like-minded people at The Retail Summit Dubai this March to share ideas with and learn from was more vital than ever before.

Global retail business leaders experienced two days of expert knowledge and insights through our industry-leading agenda, and benefited from the perfect opportunity to meet face-to-face once again with industry disruptors to debate future trends against a backdrop of innovation and change.

Watch just some of the highlights from The Retail Summit 2022


Some of the many retail icons that spoke at The Retail Summit 2022

Attendees enjoyed an agenda in 2022 focused 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.

Mulberry, Pandora, Good Citizens and more leading brands delivered presentations about the importance of sustainability and how they are going about implementing best practices.

How do you motivate an incredibly demanding, ultra-focused, socially aware workforce? And what makes Gen Z different from their predecessors? 

Mars Retail Group, AWWG and North Sails Apparel shared insights on their experiences.

After a tough 2020, the global luxury market is enjoying a resurgence.

Expert panels with representatives from Brand X Society, Sunseeker International, Jessica McCormack and Highsnobiety discussed how they are managing their luxury offerings post-pandemic.


We shared unrivalled networking opportunities

The Marketplace - Showcasing Innovation

The Marketplace - Showcasing Innovation

Showcasing some of the most vibrant, young, disruptive brands in the world – recreating a modern high street, fitted out with the latest products and concepts. An opportunity to meet pioneering entrepreneurs and be among the first to discover rising stars.
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.
Nook Pods – Dedicated space to enhance creativity & productivity

Nook Pods – Dedicated space to enhance creativity & productivity

Nook is designed to provide shelter and protection without creating confinement. Materials for the meeting pods are chosen for cleanability, durability and sustainability.

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Bringing retail executives together to learn, network and grow


Taking place annually in Dubai, 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 +1000 of the brightest minds of the global retail community, it is the premier platform to shape the future of retail.

Online Inspiration

Providing you with a platform that facilitates discussion around the sector’s most controversial, seminal topics in an honest and authentic manner...straight to your desk!

Nearly 2000 people tuned in live to engage, listen and pose questions to peers at the inaugural online summit, which saw 91 speakers from retail, hospitality and F&B come together to debate and discuss the most pertinent issues.

Retail Insight

Including a live digital webinar series, dedicated to providing current, cutting-edge content from the world's leading retail and business minds.

These immersive and interactive webinars have seen leaders from PUMA, Pandora, New Balance, Tendam, Mercedes-Benz Italia, DVF, Gant plus many more, come together to discuss the issues, opportunities and challenges defining the retail industry.