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"Truly outstanding. It was fantastic for any business that wants to stay ahead of the global business curve when it comes to technology, experience and hospitality."

Edie Rodriguez

Chairman, Americas, Ponant Cruises

"The Retail Summit does a great job of bringing everyone together and breaking down those barriers, allowing everyone to connect and answer questions that really are addressing the whole industry."

Angela Farrugia

Founder, Brand X Society

"I would recommend this event. I think this is a truly global event and everybody that matters in the retail world is here."

Didier Souillat

CEO, Time Out Market

"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.

Loved the focus on Digital & Ecommerce. Also loved that there were speakers from all around the world so the audience was exposed to Global matters 


The Retail Summit 2022

A very professionally organised and executed event.  I loved our Marketplace Booth and the staff and level of service at Atlantis was outstanding.  Excellent job.


The Retail Summit 2022

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

Chris Davis

VP, Global Marketing, New Balance

"Once again, thanks for an excellent Summit, and I mean it. Quality of speakers, specially the keynotes, was superb. I look forward to next year’s summit."

Vikram Idnani

CIO, Reliance Retail

"We were very impressed by the calibre of those in the room at The Retail Summit. We met with decision makers from various businesses that have the ability to transform our trajectory as brand in the months and years to come."

David Lochhead

Founder, Finlay and Co.

"It's a great experience to network with fellow retailers, see what's happening around the world. I think there is a great line up of speakers. Lots to learn, lots to share, a lot of networking. That's what I'm looking for here."

Sonya Jose

Head of Marketing & E-Commerce, Al Futtaim Ace

"I think it's a really fantastic opportunity to come and hear how the rest of retail is operating and what the new ideas are. And when you hear a new idea, that unique ability to go and follow up with the person you've just heard it from."

James Bailey

Executive Director, Waitrose (John Lewis Partnership)

"What an amazing opportunity to be talking, engaging and listening and sharing stories with the leaders of some of the biggest brands in the world."

Nik Robinson

Creative Director & Founder, Good Citizens

 “I have had the pleasure of being involved with many retail events over the years, and in this case, I found The Retail Summit in Dubai to be an exemplar event. A community of fascinating global retail leaders, engaging on the most contemporary matters, however even more than that. It was an event of a willing global community eager to interpret retailing in the broader context of society.  The format from well-constructed panel groups to industry leading speakers was engaging, insightful and practical. A networking event par excellence, This team know how to put on a show in every sense of the word” 

Brian Walker

 CEO, Retail Doctor Group 

“In my opinion The Retail Summit is a must-go for anyone engaged in the retail industry and who wants to stay ahead of the curve in a fast-changing retail environment. Whether you participate as panel speaker or delegate, The Retail Summit is a great place to share new ideas and to connect with peers. The conference was professional, well organised and the speakers were very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Great for anyone just trying to find new ideas in how to be better in retail.” 

Carsten Dan Madsen,

CEO, Flexa 

“The Retail Summit gave me an unprecedented opportunity to consider retail global trends and thinking, while networking with peers in the industry” 

Jane Canny

Chief Executive, ThankU Digital, Edcon 


It was engaging, educational and inclusive. some fantastic presenting and panelists. The best I have attended.


The Retail Summit 2022

Fantastic line-up, great speakers and a wonderful opportunity to network with Retail Industry Experts. 


The Retail Summit 2022

“The Retail Summit was an incredible conference that brought together leaders in the retail space from all around the globe at one of the world's premier destinations for retail and luxury; Dubai. The broad mix of speakers at the summit provided insight for everyone in attendance whether you were a start-up or a multigenerational global conglomerate. Having been one of the chosen speakers to meet with His Highness Sheikh Hamdan was a once in a lifetime experience and I am really looking forward to next year's conference” 

Adam Goldston

 Co-Founder, Athletic Propulsion Labs (APL)  

“The Summit provided us an opportunity to hear from and interact with global leaders in the field of retail. It was an incredible experience to participate with our brand “Eataly”, and we hope we will have more such events in the near future” 

Louay Moursel

Regional F&B Field Operations Manager, Azadea Group LLC 


“It was amazing to exhibit at The Retail Summit amongst such a rich and varied curation of brands. We met so many interesting people that opened up lots of ideas and opportunities in the region.” 

Alexandra Llewellyn

Director, Alexandra Llewellyn Design Ltd 


“We made some extremely valuable business connections in The Marketplace. We were able to meet the right partners to advance our expansion plans in the region”  

Ryan Palmer

Co-founder, London Sock Company 

Great Summit, met some very interesting people and heard some great speakers.  Also, started some new discussions for potential new opportunities! Well done!


The Retail Summit 2022

“With your teams’ dedicated support pre, post and during the event, we were able to have high level engagement with key retailers and talk about the Samsung offering – and so far it has helped discover very live opportunities to assist companies in their digital journey.” 

Carl Anthony

European Business Manager – Retail, Samsung 

“We were truly amazed by the attendance and C-level people at The Summit. It gave us some real time opportunities with companies that we weren’t able to engage with before. A huge thanks to the team – for sure we will be back next year.” 

Sean Wilms

International Sales, M-Cube Digital