12 November 2024 | Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

12 November 2024 | Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Fast Company Middle East's Next Big Things in Retail is an enlightening event that offers valuable insights for everyone involved in the retail, digital commerce, retail tech, payments, and customer experience ecosystem.

It will spark discussions, explore technologies, and inspire action in the rapidly evolving retail and digital commerce industry.

As a global first, Fast Company Middle East will host a summit focusing on retail trends, customer experience, retail technologies, and sustainable retail practices. The summit will highlight significant transformations impacting retail businesses and how consumers shop.

More than just a summit, it's a dynamic melting pot of ideas where retail industry leaders and visionaries converge. The summit will host sessions, panels, debates, and workshops, making it an impactful retail summit. Over 300 regional and global retail leaders, international brands, regional groups, innovators, and tech and customer experience experts will attend.


The foremost, buzziest names in retail, tech, design, and sustainability will join the summit on stage to address today’s most relevant topics.

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Focusing on the most critical breakthroughs in retail, e-commerce, technology, and sustainability, the summit will inspire the global and regional community of retail leaders with cutting-edge ideas.


Keynotes, debates, fireside & panels

It will showcase the innovative ways the retail industry serves its customers.

Technology showcase

Spotlight and showcase innovative retail technologies, AI, data, and contactless payment.

Breakout panel discussions

Dive into discussions with purpose-driven leaders about technology, innovative retail initiatives, and bold new formats for shops, malls, and e-commerce.

Create an impact and leave a legacy

Join our expert speakers, scholars, futurists, and leaders to understand how design shapes our society and world.