Wednesday 10, May 2017 by Jessica Combes

Arab E-Commerce Summit 2017 to address challenges facing regional e-commerce industry


The region’s leading e-commerce and retail industry experts are going to converge in Dubai for the 2017 Arab E-Commerce Summit.

The one-day Summit, which will take place on 15 May, seeks to address some of the biggest challenges facing the regional ecommerce industry and bring together various segments of the ecommerce industry on one platform in order to further give impetus to the growth of this rapidly advancing industry.

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"This year we head into the Arab E-Commerce Summit at a time when retail and e-commerce are being touted as the next big revolution of sorts in the region. Some of the leading industry experts will come to Dubai next week to share their experiences and chalk out the ways and means to drive this industry forward. The e-commerce industry shows more promise than ever before, is of more importance than it has ever been, and the Arab E-Commerce Summit remains the platform where the region discusses e-commerce," said Arora Vaibhav, Conference Producer and Operations Manager of the Summit.

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This year’s conference includes a notable lineup of keynote speakers, including: Abdulaziz AlHammadi, Head – Marketing & Corporate Communications, Dubai Airport Free Zone; Idriss Al Rifai, CEO, Fetchr; Zak Nasser, Product Manager, Dubizzle; Mohamed Husseini, Country Manager - UAE, Payfort; Ulugbek Yuldashev, CEO, Awok; Simon Fabich, Founder and Managing Director, MONOQI.

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Some of the areas that the Summit is going to touch upon, include online payments, e-commerce security, free zones and e-commerce, delivery mechanisms etc. The 2017 edition of the Summit is being supported by Dubai Airport Free Zone as Exclusive Free Zone Partner, ShoeBeDoo as Gold Partner and as Supporting Partner.



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