Platinum Partner


Dubai Outlet Mall is the first ‘Outlet’ concept mall in the MENA region. Home to over 1300 of the world’s top premium and luxury labels in over 240 stores. Dubai Outlet Mall has always lead retail innovation through various propositions. Now, more than ever innovation through developing a unique USP, a dynamic OMNI Channel will be released along with the extension of the mall providing yet another exclusive experience for both our shoppers and retailers alike.

Retail Tech Partner


Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) empowers the front line in retail/ecommerce, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, healthcare, public sector and other industries to achieve a performance edge. With more than 10,000 partners across 100 countries, we deliver industry-tailored, end-to-end solutions to enable every asset and worker to be visible, connected and fully optimized. Our market-leading solutions elevate the shopping experience, track and manage inventory as well as improve supply chain efficiency and patient care. In 2020, Zebra made Forbes Global 2000 list for the second consecutive year and was listed among Fast Company’s Best Companies for Innovators. For more information, visit or sign up for news alerts. Participate in our Your Edge blog and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, and check out our Story Hub: Zebra Perspectives

Silver Partner


Dalma Mall is a super-regional shopping mall and one of the largest in Abu Dhabi, prominently situated at the heart of the capital’s growth corridor, across Mohammed Bin Zayed City. Sprawling across a retail space (GLA) of 151,000+ sqm area, Dalma Mall houses more than 450 internationally & regionally renowned and established brands, with a robust selection of fashion retail, department stores, hypermarket, food cuisines, 14-screen cinema, in addition to a large variety of entertainment and leisure offerings, home stores, services and many more dynamically diverse categories which have transformed the mall into a popular family destination in the region, making it truly ‘Abu Dhabi’s Favorite Mall’.


Xeno enables large omnichannel retailers to maximize revenue from their customer base using AI. Retailers can build a persona for each individual customer using Xeno’s AI & then utilize those personas for 1 to 1 marketing across SMS, email, Whatsapp, Facebook & Instagram. Large retailers like Apparel UAE, Jack & Jones, Vero Moda, Kaya Clinic, Taco Bell, Nando’s, Levi’s & Tommy Hilfiger increase their repeat sales by an average of 11% with Xeno.


DViO facilitates integrated strategies with a digital-first approach to craft experiences that connect the brand with its consumers. Their campaigns are built on a foundation of data & creativity while being enhanced by proprietary & exclusive technologies. With offices all over the country, they’ve established a network of people, agency partners & brands that work together.


Ithra Dubai LLC, wholly owned by Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), develops and manages a large portfolio of pioneering real estate projects in Dubai and in key international markets.
Its rich portfolio of projects is designed to embrace diversity, shape happy communities, and bring prosperity to many. Ithra Dubai aims at delivering mixed-used developments on an ambitious scale which incorporate world-class retail, commercial, residential and leisure

Supported By


Board is the #1 Decision-Making Platform, trusted by more than 3,000 organizations worldwide to drive digital transformation across key processes. By unifying business intelligence, planning, and predictive analytics, Board allows companies to produce a single, accurate, and complete view of business information, gain actionable insights, and achieve full control of performance across the entire enterprise.


Altavant is a retail innovation broker providing retail services and cutting-edge technology to a host of renowned brands. Our lifeline is innovation in the retail space, optimizing processes, increasing overall efficiency, and providing multichannel solutions and customer journey’s that impact both the top and bottom line.

CRM, retail analytics, merchandise management, store operations, eCommerce, loyalty, and staff development are all areas of opportunity to elevate revenue performance and can be addressed under one platform.

With our human-centric multi-channel solution, we address the digitalization of the modern retailer and necessary processes, enhancing efficiency, stimulating revenue growth, and ensuring that you are ahead of your competitors through increased customer lifetime value, retention, and loyalty.

We have supported over 40 retailers including the likes of Hermes, Richemont, PMI, Tristar, Coty, to improve their process efficiency and stimulate revenue growth.


Adyen is the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, providing a modern end-to-end infrastructure connecting directly to Visa, Mastercard, and consumers’ globally preferred payment methods. Adyen delivers frictionless payments across online, mobile, and in-store channels. With offices across the world, Adyen serves customers including Facebook, Careem, MacDonalds, Farfetch, Pandora and Levi’s.

Branding Partner


LPFLEX International is a MAAS & ROOS (Germany) group global network company, full-service supplier of innovative static and digital signage, Indoor / outdoor digital screens, retail marketing displays and architectural lighting solutions. The group has established itself as a global industry leader known for superior product technology and unparalleled customer service with a clientele comprising of the most established brands in the world. We take a step beyond problem solving through an innovation-based solutions approach to keep brands ahead of their competition.

We understand the importance your brand plays for your customers. LPFLEX products are working in 100 countries.

Robotics Partner


Expert Hub robotics offers robots on Rent / Sale, for events, exhibitions, retail and promotions.

Expert Hub is a turn-key robotic solution provider in UAE, MENA Region, having full fledge robotic lab and maintenance center in Al Quoz, UAE, and showroom in DWTC. Founder Jaya Bhatia, is a prominent business professional, since 1996 in UAE, she now advises on robotic solutions to corporates.

Retail Lighting Partner


CION lighting is the brand taking Retail lighting beyond illumination. With a mission to be the one stop solution for all retail lighting requirements across regions, the brand is focused on producing premium Retail LED lighting solutions for retail spaces. At CION we make every effort to make sure that our lighting fixtures with their quality, precision manufacturing with the use of automation technology, unique design, latest technology like lens and highly efficient COB, are amongst the best LED luminaires in the Retail world. The state-of-art manufacturing facility of CION allows it to be cost effective and a premium LED manufacturer across the region that has the capability to not only undertake large projects of standard products, but also gives a unique flexibility to execute projects requiring custom based solutions. With in-house lighting designing, product design and manufacturing capabilities, CION also maintains ample inventory for meeting tight dead-lines of clientele across MENA, Europe and South Asian sub-continents.

Audit Partner


The KPMG member firm in the UAE, along with the Oman member firm, form KPMG Lower Gulf. Established in 1973, KPMG Lower Gulf consists of 1,300 staff members, including approximately 100 partners and directors, across six offices. KPMG Lower Gulf provides audit, tax and advisory services to a broad range of domestic and international clients across all sectors of business and the economy. We work closely with our clients, assisting them in mitigating risks and highlighting opportunities.

Media Partners



In the age of digital, RetailME Magazine knows the value of physical. As the only 16+ years old B2B retail publication in the region, RetailME presents synergies and opportunities for both digital and physical retail. It is the most influential retail knowledge platform connecting the industry stakeholders all-year round – through digital and print channels.


Progressive Grocer has been the voice of the food retail industry for over 80 years in the USA. Serving a wide audience in the Indian market, Progressive Grocer India’s readers are top management at headquarters and top decision makers at store level. By anticipating, reporting and interpreting important data and trends, PROGRESSIVE GROCER fulfils its mission of identifying and highlighting insights and opportunity for leading grocery retailers, thereby accelerating brands and sales success for leading manufacturers.


Shopping Centre News is a bimonthly magazine that was launched at India Shopping Centre Forum, on March 18, 2008, in Mumbai. It is only to be expected that the vision is far-reaching. To put it across in the main points, Shopping Centre News will strive to: Be a knowledge resource centre that collects, analyses and disseminates information on the Indian shopping centre industry in all its aspects of operation Encourage the development and spread of sophisticated management paradigms and maintenance methods, keeping in context global benchmarks in the arena Build up – and inspire – a body of focused research into the architecture, aesthetic and design aspects of shopping centres Be a bridge between shopping centre developers and the retail community, to help forge a mutually profitable relationship.


Images Business of Fashion is led by a research on the Indian casualwear market, its size, growth, evolution and key trends and opportunities and growth over the years. The issue also talks to smart casual leaders like the Denmark-based clothing company–Bestseller, Raymond Apparel Ltd’s Parx, and French born fashion major Celio. It also features Tom Tailor’s online collaboration for India. The issue puts together our pick on of the most eye-catching ad campaign of the season—the smart one on a new look for every day of the week by Vero Moda. In the InFashion section of the magazine, Dan Cotton, EVP APAC, WGSN shares insights on the new trend watching feature WGSN IN Stock. This section also looks at how palazzo trousers are making a style statement, be it casual or Indian ethnic section among different age groups of women. We also take a look at some new launches, seminars and conferences that created a lot of buzz.