17 - 18 September 2014
The Address, Dubai Marina, UAE
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The FUTURE RETAIL Summit 2014 celebrates Middle East's retail success and global attractiveness. The two day summit will keep you updated and connected with key retail stakeholders and feature new streams, high calibre speakers and activities.

What makes Future Retail stand out amongst its competitors?

The Future Retail Summit brings together the region's industry leaders to discuss best practices, gains, losses and future opportunities.

With the support of our advisory members, speakers and partners, the Future Retail Summit features the best of panels and networking this year.

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The retail industry is one of the most competitive industries worldwide. The Future Retail Summit provides you with accurate and relevant information for you to stay ahead. Register to attend Future Retail and achieve the following:

• Build your network and create new business partnerships
• Take advantage of our focused group sessions and explore different franchising and servicing tactics
• Participate in discussions and clear your industry concerns
• Improve your business and take away key lessons on connecting with your target from the sessions
• Mitigate your risk and find out which location is worth your investment
• Plan ahead and find out how IT plays a role in retail

Future Retail 2014 will showcase the following 'how-tos':

Forecast future market targets.

Forecast future market targets, save your spot in the best locations for your target, and gain fast market response

maximum customer engagement

Invest in brand awareness strategies for maximum customer engagement


Create tactical 'out-of-the-box' partnerships and gain stronger brand presence


Exceed customers' expectations with consistent product and service improvement strategies

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Summit Brochure

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Download Reports 2014

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Top Stats on MENA Retail

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White Paper on
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Advisory Board

Asil Attar
Founder and CEO,
Lead Associates
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Humaid Zayed Alnuaimi
General Manager Retail Leasing,
Nakheel, UAE
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Jayne Rafter
Publishing Director
of RLI
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Naveed Dowlatshahi
VP Food & Beverage,
IMG Group
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William Kim
CEO, AllSaints,
Former VP Digital, Burberry,
Former COO, Watches and Jewellery, Gucci Group
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Ahmad Daabas
Managing Director
and Deputy Editor , AMDmode.com
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Artin Malatjalian
General Manager,
Red Sea Mall
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Ashish Panjabi
Chief Operating Officer,
Jacky's Group of Companies
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David Judge
Executive Creative Director,
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David Thurling
Vice President,
Malls Al Ghurair Properties UAE
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Fadi Farra
Co-Founder and Partner,
Whiteshield Partners
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Jesper Abildgaard
General Manager,
M.A.C Cosmetics, Jo Malone London, Estee Lauder Companies, UAE
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Ghaith Shocair
Majid Al Futtaim Properties
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Imad Lahad
Group Director -
Digital Marketing Communication & Social Media,
APCO, Worldwide
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Kevin Gill
Managing Director,
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Khurshid Vakil
Co-Founder & Executive Director,
Marina Home, UAE
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Manoj Loya
Regional GM,
MENAT,Godiva Chocolatier, UAE
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Michael Brown
Crocs Middle East, UAE
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Mohamad Bitar
Just Falafel
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Mohi-Din Binhendi
Binhendi Enterprises
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Mohamed Shael
Business Registration and Licensing, Department of Economic Development
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Murad Alnasur
GM/Director of Business Development for
International Leisure Investment
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Nisreen Shocair
Virgin Megastore UAE
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Phil McArthur
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Prakash 'PK' Menon
Executive Director,
Thought Leaders Middle East, UAE
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Rajiv Sangari
VP, Retail and Licensing,
IMG Group
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Ramona Fazeli
Founder and Brand Curator,
Malkastan Consulting,
Former GM Fashion,
Bin Hendi
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Rana Danesh
Business Development Director,
M.A.C Cosmetics, Estee Lauder Companies (UAE)
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Robert Hall
Mall Director,
The Avenues, Kuwait
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Ronaldo Mouchawar
CEO, Souq.com
Sammar Farooqi
Vice President,
IT Strategy and Governance, Al-Tayer Group UAE
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Shikka Gupta
The Fash Set
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Tamer Hussein
President and Founder,
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Tarek El Goweiny
National Catering Co. L.L.C UAE
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Yousuf Alsawalhi
Loyalty Marketing and Campaign Schemes Specialist
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In this section you will find information about the event including the latest press releases, sponsor releases and media accreditation information. Should you prefer to contact us directly, please refer all press-related enquiries to:

Polina Patyrina

Marketing Manager

T: + 971 4 407 2621

E: polina.patyrina@informa.com

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