FUTR Summit

FUTR Summit is a b2b only focussed day bringing together leaders from major brands, retailers, corporates & e-commerce to create a melting pot of ideas and tools to succeed with the modern customer. Hear from inspiring international and regional speakers, as they deep dive into the latest trends to inspire, engage and leave executives with unique insights to transform their business operations or personal development goals.

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 What's On

Check out the Speakers & Agenda Outline

Missed the line up? Fear not, you can see it by clicking on the link here & the agenda outline on the link here. International leaders have already been added to the line up with regional executives being announced weekly! Check back for the latest names you won't want to miss learning from (or networking with!).





Gymshark's Chief Brand Officer Confirms

Noel Mack will join the FUTR Summit stage to discuss everything from how the unicorn has built its connection and strong community with consumers to whats behind their new £5 million innovation hub.


Who Will you Meet?

FUTR Summit will welcome brand, retail, corporate and e-commerce executives from around the GCC regions. Expect to meet with C-suite, VP, Director, Head & Managers of Marketing, Digital, CX, E-Commerce, Brand Strategy, Retail, Innovation, Technology, Insights, Data & other closely associated titles. 

A Summit With Unique Appeal (& Stages!)

Holding a business summit at a cultural and art venue is not typically normal. But neither is FUTR. We have taken over brewery's, car parks and museums, now we present our gathering and stages at Manarat Al Sadiyaat. 



8 International Keynote Speakers Announced

Thought provoking, inspirational, mastermind of our time...just a few quotes used to describe the opening international keynote speakers addressing the futures of various topics from marketing to media and fashion to luxury. 

1) Mike Butcher MBE, Editor at Large, TECH CRUNCH

2) Rita Clifton CBE, Brand Expert & Deputy Chair, JOHN LEWIS PARTNERSHIP

3) Michael Ward, CEO & Managing Director, HARRODS

4) Jeff Hoffman, Co-Founder, PRICELINE GROUP & BOOKING.COM

5) Milou Steenvoorden, Global Senior Director Consumer Engagement, ADIDAS

6) Edward Sabbagh, Managing Director - EMEA & VP Growth, FARFETCH

7) Mark Adams, Senior Vice President & Head of Innovation, VICE MEDIA

8) Roy Wentzel, Head of E-commerce - MENA, PUMA

Previous FUTR Speaker Alumni include:

David James Wild - CEO, Domino's Pizza Group
Toni Petersson - CEO, Oatly
Neil Blumenthal - Co-CEO & Co-Founder, Warby Parker
Kshitij Kumar - Chief Data Officer, Farfetch
Theo Vassilakis - Group CTO, Grab
Richa Goswami - Chief Total Brand Experience Officer, Johnson & Johnson
Andrew Murphy - Group CIO, John Lewis
Peter Mcguinness - CMO, Chobani
Maria Raga - CEO, Depop
Pepijn Rijvers - CMO, Booking.com
Vicky Abhishek - Group CTO APAC, The Coca Cola Company
Martin Wild - Chief Innovation Officer, MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group
Bruce Edwards - Chief Operating Officer, Crossfit
Carlson Choi - Global Chief Digital Officer, Jollibee Foods Corporation
Madeleine Macey - CMO, Liberty London
Gunjan Soni - CEO, Zalora Group
Tomasz Kurczyk - Chief Transformation & Digital Officer, AXA Insurance
Sanjib Bose - CMO South East Asia, Kellogg Company
Fajrin Rasyid - Co-Founder & President, Bukalapak