The Retail Leaders Circle MENA, the essential destination that unites the foremost C-level retail leaders, has announced its agenda of globally renowned speakers and a new headline partner for the 5th edition of the summit that takes place next month, from 25th-26th March at the Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeriah Beach.
This year, Mastercard, which recently debuted their sonic brand identity, has joined The Chalhoub Group as a headline partner, while Reem Mall, which is on track to open in 2020, has been announced as the Platinum Partner.
Centred around the theme, ‘New Age Retail: Thriving Through Disruption', The Retail Leaders Circle MENA will bring together the world’s retailers, brand owners and suppliers to provide insightful talks and best practices from international industry leaders including Patrick Chalhoub - CEO of The Chalhoub Group and member of The Retail Leaders Circle Advisory Boar, Stepahanie Phair - Chief Strategy Officer at Farfetch and Selim Chidiac - CEO of L'azurde.
To reflect the changing preferences and expectations of today’s consumers, The Retail Leaders Circle MENA will explore the disruptive trends that are reshaping the retail industry via provocative interviews and intense moderated discussions with powerful decision-makers such as Nisreen Shocair - CEO of Ellay.com and Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne - Chief Executive Officer at Emaar Malls.
As the Retail Leaders Circle MENA is committed to sharing innovative new research and data to inform new strategies, there will be talks delivered by global thought leaders including Norma Taki - Partner for Retail & Consumer at PwC Middle East, Ramy Fares - Director of Retail, Travel & Transport for Middle East and Africa at Microsoft and Kristina Rogers - Global Consumer Industries Leader: Consumer Products, Retail, Agribusiness at EY.
‘With the retail industry at a critical crossroads, The Retail Leaders Circle MENA provides a crucial platform for over 300 delegates - from entrepreneurs, policy makers and thought leaders - to debate the principal challenges and opportunities that are disrupting the region’s retail agenda,’ said Panos Linardos, Chairman of Retail Leaders Circle Global. ‘With the amalgamation of traditional retail and e-commerce, it is clear that brands and mall operators must adapt their customer journey to the evolving consumer behaviour. In 2019 we are focusing on looking at the ways retail companies can thrive in a world where the only constant is change and the biggest risk is taking no risk at all.’
For more information, visit: www.retailleaderscircle.com/uae/
About Retail Leaders Circle:
Retail Leaders Circle is a global platform created by the New York Institute of Management to provide the world’s retailers, brand owners and suppliers with the intellectual and social capital they need to succeed. Bringing together the most influential and visionary leaders shaping the agenda of the retail industry, Retail Leaders Circle hosts a series of by-invitation annual summits - in Dubai, New York and Singapore – that deliver the latest intelligence, insights and innovations in retail, to enable industry executives to stay ahead.
For more information, please contact:
© Press Release 2019