Extensive research with the wider market confirmed that young, ambitious retailers are desperate to find low-risk, cost-effective ways to expand into new territories. Mall developers & master franchisees are always on the lookout for outstanding new brands to partner with.

The Marketplace was specifically developed to help both parties address their respective challenges.

Designed to showcase exciting young retail brands from across the world looking to explore opportunities in the Middle East. The Marketplace features small, innovative brands looking to break into the UAE market, as well as franchise groups looking for the next big thing!

42 Entrepreneurial retailers showcased their goods and products in the marketplace at The 2019 Retail Summit.

In collaboration with:

The Department for International Trade (DIT)

Showcasing their goods and services at The Marketplace in 2022 are: