2024 Agenda

  • Macroeconomics
23 Apr 2024    – 
Championing Retail in the GCC - Navigating Market Expansion and Redefining Omnichannel Experiences

In a world where storms loom large, the GCC's retail sector continued to thrive in 2023. With the UAE Central Bank expecting the country’s economy to grow by 4.3% in 2024, and GCC governments push for economic diversification, explore how retailers in the region are amplifying customer journeys and omnichannel experiences through latest technologies.

  • Navigating the paradigm shift in retail – the tourism boom and the future of digital retail in the GCC.
  • The transformative impact of next-gen technologies on customer journeys.
  • Understand the significance of creating seamless omnichannel experiences for customers.
  • Embracing next-gen tech - gen AI, IoT and the transformative improvements in digital commerce platforms
  • Vision 2030 and expanding into Saudi Arabia - key opportunities and challenges to consider.   
Anand Lakshminarayanan SVP, Shopping Experiences & Commerce Cloud, Flipkart
Rami Abu Ghazaleh CEO, ALBAIK Food Systems
Neeraj Teckchandani CEO, Apparel Group
Anass Boumediene Co-Founder & Co-CEO, eyewa
John Hadden CEO, Alshaya Group