FUTR WORLD

FUTR WORLD

This 9th – 11th December 2021, the globally-renowned, innovative retail festival will make its debut in the Middle-East as a prelude to Abu Dhabi Winter Shopping Season. FUTR World, a collaboration between Retail Abu Dhabi,
MP Singapore and FUTR Group, will launch in the UAE capital at Manarat Al Saadiyat.

Through joint ventures with innovators, leaders, retailers, artists, futurists, brands and influencers, the three pillars of the event – FUTR Live, FUTR Festival and FUTR Summit – will bridge the gap between “now and next” in retail, marketing, and commerce.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • FUTR Live

    FUTR Live attendees will enjoy interactive workshops, an array of masterclasses from the World of food with MOB Kitchen & Impossible Foods to lifestyle hacks with influencers like Grace Beverley and extreme sports display with Red Bull’s BMX rider Viki’ Gomez to the UAE’s very own figure skating pioneer Zahra Lari.

  • FUTR Festival

    FUTR Festival will feature a world-class line up of progressive music artists taking to a new purpose-built stage at Manarat Al Saadiyat.

  • FUTR Summit

    Inspiring international and local brands, retailers and start-ups at FUTR Summit will provide an unrivalled networking environment. Attendees will include Gareth Rees-John, Chief Digital Officer of Kurt Geiger, Mike Butcher MBE, Editor at Large, Tech Crunch, Blaise Bellville, CEO & Founder, Boiler Room, Jeff Hoffman, Co-Founder, Priceline.com / Booking.com and many more industry champions.

Bringing together the world’s top creative minds, innovators, business executives and ambitious entrepreneurs, FUTR World is an eclectic and totally unique event unlike anything else the region has ever seen.

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ARTISTS, INFLUENCERS & SPEAKERS

Wizkid

International Afrobeats Musician
@wizkidayo

Michael Ward

CEO & Managing Director
Harrods

Abby Roberts

Beauty Influencer
@abbyroberts

Blaise Bellville

CEO & Founder
Boiler Room

Alicai Harley

International R&B Musician
@alicaiharley

Alan Boehme

Chief Technology Officer
H&M Group

Nintendo Girl

Gaming Influencer
@nintendo.grl

Sir Martin Sorrell

Founder & Executive Chairman
S4 CAPITAL GROUP

Darin Al Bayed

Comedy Influencer & Content Creator
@darin00013

Grace Beverley

Lifestyle Influencer & Business Founder
@gracebeverley

Jeff Hoffman

Co-Founder
Priceline.com

Noel Mack

Chief Brand Officer
Gymshark

Viki Gomez

BMX Elite Athlete
@vikigomezbmx

Gareth Rees-John

Chief Digital Officer
Kurt Geiger

Zahra Lari

Figure Skating Champion
@zahralari

Hadia Ghaleb

Fashion Influencer & Business Owner
@hadiaghaleb

Mike Butcher MBE

Editor-at-Large
Tech Crunch

Tala Samman

Influencer & DJ
@myfashdiary

Candice D’Cruz

VP Luxury Brand & Marketing – MENA
Marriott International

Rita Clifton CBE

Brand Expert & Deputy Chair
John Lewis Partnership

Chatri Sityodtong

CEO & Founder
One Championship

Mark Adams

SVP & Head of Innovation
VICE Media

Stephanie Peterson

VP Digital, Planning & Consumer
Adidas

Mawadah Muhtasib

Progressive Artist & Designer
@mawadahmuhtasib

Andy Lightfoot

CEO
SPACE NK

Maria Molland

CEO
thinx

Rebecca Roth

Imaging & Social Media Specialist
NASA

Benjamin Lebus

Influencer & Business Founder
@mobkitchen

James Kirkham

Chief Business Officer
Defected Records

Manish Vora

Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Museum of Ice Cream

Rob Bullough

Director of Global Brand Marketing
Electronic Arts (EA)

Ramit Harisinghani

CEO – MENA
B8TA

Roy Wentzel

Head of eCommerce – MENA
Puma

Tina Bock

Yoga Influencer & Expert
@tinabock

Venetia Archer

CEO & Founder
Ruuby

Sanchita Singh

Chief Culture Officer
Pizza Hut

Avinash Rugoobur

President & Chief Strategy Officer
ARRIVAL

Adrien Nussenbaum

CEO & Co-Founder
Mirakl

Ayesha Erkin

Architectural Designer
@ayeshaerkin

Gary Sorrentino

Global Deputy Chief Information Officer
ZOOM

Dina Ghandour

Wellness Influencer & Expert
@wellnesswithdina

Neetan Chopra

Chief Technology Officer
Dubai Holding

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