Dubai, known as the “gateway to the world” is one of the most inspirational, exciting and successful cities in the world. In 45 years, the city has transformed itself from a local trading community into one of unique architecture with a thriving expat community and a booming tourist industry.

From its ever growing tech sector, to its future-centric space programme, Dubai continues to inspire and attract like-minded individuals who aspire to bring positive change to the global markets.

Dubai is home to The Retail Summit, where we will return on the 14-15 March 2023

A Global Shopping Destination
Dubai has become a cosmopolitan destination offering shoppers and visitors the very best in the world of Retail

  • Retail accounted for $21.3bn of the emirate’s GDP in 2021, making up 30% of UAE’s total amidst ‘remarkable’ e-commerce expansion and new mall openings* Arabian Business
  • In 2021, Dubai received 7.3 million international guests
  • Recent changes in government policies will see an increased shift away from purely franchises to brand-owned stores in key locations

     

  •  UAE malls are investing in becoming experiential centres that are deeply ingrained in the local culture
  • Home to +62% of the world’s leading retail brands
  • UAE’s retail sales to reach $70.5 billion (Dh259 billion) by 2025 — an annual growth of 6.6 per cent* Dubai Chamber of Commerce

Dubai’s Most Iconic Resort

A World Away From Your Everyday - Atlantis, The Palm is an ocean-inspired destination resort, situated on Dubai’s world-famous Palm Island, with views across Dubai’s iconic skyline. Inspired by the myth of the lost city of Atlantis, everything about this majestic resort is larger than life.

The Atlantis, The Palm is the official Summit Hotel, where The Retail Summit is taking place on 14-15 March 2023. 

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