Dubai International Chamber concludes trade mission to Retail Technology Show

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Dubai Chambers at Retail Technology Show

Dubai International Chamber, one of the three chambers operating under Dubai Chambers, has concluded a trade mission to the Retail Technology Show, held over two days at London’s Olympia.

The Show is an annual London-based event that brings together the UK and Europe’s most forward-thinking retailers, and leading tech innovators to connect, learn and discover the latest trends in the retail sector as well as showcase the latest innovations to drive the industry forward.

Mr. Lootah added that Dubai International Chamber provides all possible support to Dubai’s retail businesses to ensure they can keep up with the ever-changing expectations of customers, which are mostly driven by rapid technological advancements in eCommerce and new digital trends.

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Mohammed Ali Rashed Lootah
CEO & President
Dubai Chambers

“Dubai is one of the most attractive retail markets in the region and this vital sector delivers a significant impact on the emirate’s GDP with contribution exceeding 24 percent during the first nine months of 2022. We continue to provide our members with access to important platforms such as the Retail Technology Show to enhance their expertise and provide them with first-hand information on the latest trends and opportunities in the retail sector. Connecting with the international retail community is important to drive further innovation and expand partnerships with global retail industry leaders, thus, enhancing Dubai’s retail sector and collective expertise.”

Dubai International Chamber’s trade mission to the Show was joined by a delegation of 7 Dubai retail business representatives as well as key management and business figures from Dubai Chambers. They toured the exhibition and took part in various activities such as attending conferences featuring the latest insights from some of the industry’s sharpest thinkers, conducting business matching meetings and listening to inspirational Tech Talks sessions. The delegates engaged in 50 B2B meetings held with participants at the Show to discuss bilateral ties and cooperation.

The trade mission is implemented under New Horizons, a program spearheaded by the Dubai International Chamber to drive international expansion of Dubai businesses into new select markets while promoting Dubai as a thriving global investment hub for companies from those markets.

Dubai International Chamber enables Dubai businesses to expand successfully to global markets and ensures the emirate is a magnet for foreign direct investment supported by a powerful network of Dubai International Offices worldwide.

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