IBPC to open 2022 activities with Retail Conclave on 12th January

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The high-profile business networking event will be taking place at Taj Hotel  Dubai in Business Bay with the sole objective  of providing a platform that promotes economic cooperation including trade, investments, and other financial flows between the UAE and India

Dr. (CA) Sahitya Chaturvedi, Convener of Retail Small Large Enterprises (RSLE) Focus Group Forum, IBPC: “The Retail Conclave is focused towards achieving India ‘s and UAE’s Economic Vision 2030. Such vibrant interaction will inspire new energy and enthusiasm among all industry professionals to leverage technology and connectivity.

The Indian Business and Professional Council (IBPC) is staging the first business event of 2022 – the IBPC Retail Conclave on 12 January 2022 after a transformational 2021.

IBPC, formed under the aegis of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, is one of the largest and most influential business forums in the UAE.

The high-profile business networking event will be taking place at Taj Hotel  Dubai in Business Bay with the sole objective  of  providing  a platform that promotes economic cooperation including trade, investments, and other financial flows between the UAE and India.

The Conclave would be offering engaging insights on the disruptive technologies within the retail industry, meaningful discussions on how to capitalize on these technologies as well as the opportunities and challenges brought about by the new retail revolution, driven by digitization across industries”, said Mr. Suresh Kumar, Chairman, IBPC Dubai.

“ Retail Summit is another forward step by IBPC  in direction of  Policy advocacy , advancing co-operation between major Indian and Emirati retail Organization  and boosting the age old trade and commerce between India & UAE . Technology, digital disruption is playing a major role in new age Retail , understanding that and adopting it is going to differentiate the future winners in Retail industry “ Said Mr Dilip Sinha, Secretary General of IBPC.

The IBPC Conclave event is to be led by Dr. (CA) Sahitya Chaturvedi, Convener of Retail Small Large Enterprises (RSLE) Focus Group Forum.

Speaking on behalf of the steering committee comprising of Mr. Amit Vardhan (Convener, Advertising and Marketing), Mr Shajan Abraham and Mr. Ankur Gupta, Dr. Chaturvedi said: “The Retail Conclave is focused towards achieving India ‘s and UAE’s Economic Vision 2030. Such vibrant interaction will inspire new energy and enthusiasm among all industry professionals to leverage technology and connectivity”.

The event would begin with a welcome address speech by IBPC Dubai’s Secretary General, Mr. Dilip Sinha followed by a keynote address by IBPC Dubai’s Chairman, Mr. Suresh Kumar. 

The Conclave will have a stellar lineup of notable speakers within the likes of Mr. Kuruvilla Markose (COO, International Division Titan Company LTD) and Mr. Ashraf Ali (Director, Lulu Group) who will be speaking about the “Retail Revolution and its Global Impact”.

The Conclave will have Retail Recognitions and will hold Speaker- led sessions along with Q&A session with the members of the panel who will be discussing on the topic – “Digital Disruptions and Emerging Opportunities”.

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The panel would be moderated by a seasoned media professional and will comprise of six eminent industry leaders like Mr. Abdulla Ajmal (Dy. COO, Ajmal Perfumes), Mr. Ashish Panjabi (COO, Jacky’s Group), Mr. Deepak Babani (Executive Vice Chairman, Eros Group), Mr. Sachin Wadhwa (MD, Al-Futtaim Electronics, Watches & Jewellery), Mr. Sivaram Ramakrishnan (EVP – Head of Retail Banking, Emirates NBD) and Mr. Sethu Ramaswamy (Regional Head, Priority & Premium Banking, AME/E Standard Chartered).

The event will offer a unique platform to connect with the best minds in the industry, exchange knowledge and experiences and find synergies between India-based and Dubai expat business owners and professionals.