Emirates Post, the official postal operator in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), held its first e-commerce annual conference on September 15 to bring together industry leaders and clients to share ideas and discuss trends in the sector.
The inaugural event was held at the Emirates Post Group headquarters in Dubai in the UAE. The conference discussed the main trends in the e-commerce industry, including brand tactics for faster growth, different ways organizations can adapt to benefit from continued digital acceleration, how to meet the complexities of e-commerce head-on, and what new e-commerce strategies and technologies leaders need to evaluate in 2022 to succeed in the years ahead.
The conference was designed to provide industry leaders and representatives from across the retail, fin-tech, marketplaces and D2C sectors with the opportunity to learn from digital commerce brands, working in areas such as social commerce, online payment, online retail and digital advertising. Companies including Visa, Deloitte, Act Global, RMC Group, Anchanto, Mumzworld, Lals Group, Noon and Drink Dry spoke on these subjects. Software as a Service (SaaS) technology firm Anchanto was the partner sponsor.
Peter Somers, CEO of Emirates Post, said, “With the growth opportunity of the e-commerce market in the UAE and the region, this conference offered attendees the platform to innovate and inspire, to learn how successful brands are rising through the ranks, following the trends and capitalizing on digital opportunities to strategically beat the competition and maximize conversions in unconventional ways.
“Following the successful outcome of today’s event, we look forward to hosting this e-commerce conference annually. Through this unique event we aim to connect top industry players to discuss the current trends, challenges and the way forward for a combined outlook and action plan to mitigate issues confronting this sector.”
Vaibhav Dabhade, CEO of Anchanto, said, “This conference will pave the way for exciting deliberations between leaders of the most successful companies in the region. With global enterprises running operations on our SaaS solutions for the past five years, we believe our prolific experience can enable businesses in the UAE to scale their success in the region. We at Anchanto are very pleased to have partnered with Emirates Post for this unique event and shared our global expertise in e-commerce and logistics domains with the participants.”