The Retail Summit 2019

Summit
Retail, E-Commerce & E-Business

Address: Atlantis, The Palm, Crescent Rd - Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Date: 13 to 14 Feb '19
Price: Over 1000 GBP£
Website: https://www.theretailsummit.com/welcome-industry-events

Bringing together 600 international legacy and disruptive retailers from every sector.

Digital disruption and a change in consumer expectations are driving a profound transformation in retail. A new generation of retailers are delivering a winning combination of outstanding service and ground-breaking use of technology to deliver the memorable shopping experiences that consumers crave.

The Retail Summit facilitates discussion across the ecosystem including how to innovate, embrace, digitise and build an agile organisation enabling you to thrive in this environment.

The summit brings together the community’s brightest minds to examine the latest thinking on how to win in today’s hyper-volatile landscape. Confirmed speakers from the following brands include: Virgin, Coca Cola, Four Seasons, The Honest Company, Balmain and many more.

Build the strategic relationships that will fuel the next stage of your organisation’s growth alongside 800 international legacy and disruptive retailers from every sector who will take part in The Summit.

So come and be inspired by the next generation of retail pioneers and explore the latest thinking during these times of momentous change.

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Key Themes & Topics

The expert speaker faculty of 80+ international c-suite and senior executives represent legacy and disruptor brands from across every segment of the retail ecosystem.

Through innovative panel formats, the event agenda has been expertly designed to dissect the hot topics for today’s retail community.

The Retail Summit has been developed specifically for you to see behind the curtain and put your questions directly to our speaker faculty of over 80 global c-suite and senior retail executives.

Learn from experts from across the retail ecosystem – from grocery to beauty and apparel to consumer goods – as well as take away inspirational lessons from leaders from parallel industries such as hospitality, gaming and entertainment that you can implement in order to provide a more memorable, exciting and emotional experience for customers.

With 35 sessions of cutting-edge content and over 12 hours of dedicated interactivity all in one place, formulated to address the most pressing challenges facing retailers today, The Retail Summit is the ideal location to benchmark against your peers and hear leading opinions on the future of retail.

What's different?
1. ALL sessions will be filmed and you will receive the footage post event.
2. The networking events are free for everyone
3. You'll receive a digital brochure will all delegate company profiles, making it easier to connect with the right people.
4. Audience led Q&A sessions so that you hear the answers to YOUR questions.

Learning Outcomes

Some Session Highlights from Day 1 include:

- Walk the Walk and Get Authentic

- Social Media: Make Impact Not Noise

- New Retail: Transform & Grow

- Let's Get Digital

- Building a World Class E-Commerce Programme

- Developing A Winning Company Culture

- Service, Experience, and The Wow Factor: Benchmarking against F&B

- Powering Online Marketplaces

- Technology & Theatre: The Secret Formula Behind Store Design

- Leadership Lessons: How to Start Over and Stay Passionate

Who Should Attend

The Retail Summit enables the sector's elite players to learn from one another, build strategic relationships and identify the investment and partnership opportunities that can take their organisations to the next level.

The Retail Summit is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive community for the retail sector that supports the conversations to drive up gender diversity, promote flexible working practices and nurture female talent.

Join us for an exclusive evening reception bringing together industry leaders focused on championing women in retail.

  

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Event Speakers

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Sir Richard Branson

Founder

Virgin Group

Headline Speaker

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Huda Kattan

CEO & Founder

Huda Beauty

Keynote Speaker

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Jo Malone

Founder

Jo Loves

Keynote Speaker

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Adam Baidawi

Editor

GQ Middle East

Adam goldston
Adam Goldston

Co-Founder

Athletic Propulsion Labs

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Ahmad Ar Bindawood

CEO

Danube Co. & Bindawood Stores

Alia khan
Alia Khan

Founder & Chairwomen

Islamic Fashion and Design Council

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Annie Young-Scrivner

CEO

Godiva Chocolatier

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Anthony Spary

Head of Retail

Menat, CBRE

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Antony Marke

GMD

Omniserv Ltd & Blackjack Promotions

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Asil Attar

CEO

Alyasra Fashion

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Beth Horn

Industry Head - Retail

Facebook

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Bouchra Ezzahraoui

Founder

AURATE

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Brian Walker

CEO

Retail Doctor Group

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Carsten Dan

Madsen, CEO

Flexa

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Chieh Huang

CEO & Co-Founder

BOXED

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Chris Folayan

CEO & Founder

Mall for Africa

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Chris Davis

VP Global Marketing

New Balance

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Christian Stadil

CEO

Thornico Group

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Colleen Caslin

CEO

Jessica McCormack

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Cristina Scocchia

CEO

Kiko Milano

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David Fregonas

Senior MD

Accenture Interactive

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David Lochhead

Co-Founder

FINLAY

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Debbie Stanford-Kristiansen

CEO

Novo Cinemas

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Dwayne Chambers

CMO

P.F. CHANG’S

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Edie Rodriguez

Chairman - Americas

Ponant Cruises

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Eithne Treanor

Founder & CEO

E Treanor Media

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Fahad Kazim

VP, Meydan Malls

Meydan Group

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Gary Lenett

CEO & Founder

DUER

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Ghizlan Guenez

CEO & Founder

The Modist

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Hans-Christian Meyer

CEO

Tiger of Sweden

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H.E. Hamad Buamim

President & CEO

Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry

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Holly Gagnon

President & CEO

Seneca Gaming Corporation

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Hosam Alqurashi

CCO

Panda Retail Co

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Jane Canny

Chief Executive

Edcon

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Jessica Anuna

Founder & CEO

Klasha

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Joel Palix

CEO

FEEL UNIQUE

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Johan Plenge

CEO & Founder

TATTOODO

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John Veichmanis

CMO

Farfetch

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Jose Gomez

Chief Development Officer

Etam Groupe

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Julia Deane

Founder

The Cambridge Satchel Company

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Julia Goldin

CMO

LEGO

Julie newton
Julie Hamilton

SVP, Chief Customer & Commercial Leadership Officer

COCA COLA

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Julien Callede

Co-Founder

MADE.COM

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Khaliq Khan

MD

Accenture

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Kristina Karlsson

Founder & Creative Director

KIKKI.K

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Lyndon Cormack

MD & Co-Founder

Herschel Supply Company

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Marc Ramelow

Executive Partner

Ramelow

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Marco Antonia Urios

SVP, OMNI Channel Solutions

Majid Al Futtaim - Retail

Mark dunhill
Mark Dunhill

CEO

Whittard of Chelsea

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Mark Johnson

Global President

MOLTON BROWN

Massimiliano pogliani
Massimiliano Pogliani

CEO

ILLYCAFFE

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Michael Neuner

VP UK & Europe

Hakkasan

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Mithun Sundar

Chief Revenue & Marketing Officer

Jabong & Myntra

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Mona Kattan

Global President & Co-Founder

Huda Beauty

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Mukul Bafana

Co-Founder & CEO

Arvind Internet

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Natalie Berg

Founder

NBK Retail

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Niu Gang

Chairman & Director

Dashang Group

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Oscar Farinetti

Founder & Owner

EATALY

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Patricia Waldron

CEO & Founder

Vision First

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Patrick Fallmann

MD - Middle East

Umdasch The Store Makers

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Patrick Chalhoub

CEO

Chalhoub Group

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Paul R. Charron

Former Chairman & CEO

Liz Claiborne Inc.

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Philip Mountford

CEO

Hunkemoller

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Pouya Boland

CEO & Co-Founder

Chiquelle

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Radhika Ghai

Co-Founder and CEO

SHOPCLUES.COM

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Ray Clacher

EVP

Trinity Limited

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Richard Flint

COO

HEMA

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Rob Smith

Founder

The Phluid Project

Ryan goldston
Ryan Goldston

Co-Founder

Athletic Propulsion Labs

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Steve Evans

Executive Vice President of Brand

Fossil Group

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Sumit Chandna

Chief Merchandising Officer

Aditya Birla

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Suzie Wokabi

Founder

SuzieBeauty

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Thorsten Heckrath

MD

Rose Bikes

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Tim Boerkoel

Founder

The Brownestone Group

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Vic Bageria

Chief Visionary Officer

XPANDRETAIL

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Vikram Idnani

CIO

Reliance Retail

 

Event Sponsors/Partners

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Meydan One Mall

Event Partner

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CBRE

Silver

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KPMG

Silver

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Xpandretail

Silver

 

Venue

Atlantis, The Palm
Atlantis
 

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Atlantis, The Palm
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