The meeting place and business platform for senior automotive executives

Autumn 2018

  • Up-to-date information about market trends
  • An exchange of industry best practice
  • New business partners and suppliers
  • Effective growth strategies and risk mitigation solutions

Then attending AutoRetail Middle East is an absolute must!

  • How to evaluate and adapt your business model to the changing auto retail environment?

  • How to build a distribution network that works?

  • How to redesign your value proposition to meet the evolving needs and expectations of your customers?

  • How to capitalise on digitalisation of business processes?

  • How to create experience driven retailing?

  • How to retrieve aftersales market?

  • Dealers
  • OEMs
  • Government officials
  • Rental and leasing companies
  • Management consultancies
  • Recruitment and training companies
  • Logistics service providers
  • Banks and insurance companies
  • Analytical agencies
  • Marketing and advertising companies
  • Technology providers
  • Showrooms designers and builders
  • Bahrain
  • Egypt
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen


Key Speakers in 2017

Samir  Cherfan, Managing Director, Nissan Middle East
Samir Cherfan

Managing Director

Nissan Middle East

Andrew Savvas, Volkswagen Director, Audi Volkswagen Middle East
Andrew Savvas

Volkswagen Director

Audi Volkswagen Middle East

Steve Faulkner, Senior Managing Director Commercial & Banking, Al-Futtaim Finance
Steve Faulkner

Senior Managing Director Commercial & Banking

Al-Futtaim Finance

Tony Abouzolof, Co-Founder and Head of Sales MEEE, Syncron
Tony Abouzolof

Co-Founder and Head of Sales MEEE


Hani Ahmed  Masgidi, General Manager, Group Customer Relationship Management, AW Rostamani Group
Hani Ahmed Masgidi

General Manager, Group Customer Relationship Management

AW Rostamani Group

Trevor Finn, Chief Executive Officer, Pendragon plc
Trevor Finn

Chief Executive Officer

Pendragon plc

Karunesh Arya, General Manager – Dubai & Northern Emirates, Thrifty Car Rental
Karunesh Arya

General Manager – Dubai & Northern Emirates

Thrifty Car Rental

Mohammed Sadeq, National Parts Manager, Al Masaood Automobiles
Mohammed Sadeq

National Parts Manager

Al Masaood Automobiles

Walt Madeira, Senior Analyst, EMEA Vehicle Forecasts, IHS Markit
Walt Madeira

Senior Analyst, EMEA Vehicle Forecasts

IHS Markit

Bob Farrow, Director, BFC Management Consulting
Bob Farrow


BFC Management Consulting

Tim  Fox, Group Chief Economist, Emirates NBD
Tim Fox

Group Chief Economist

Emirates NBD

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AutoRetail Middle East 2016 in Dubai

Highlights from the second edition of AutoRetail Middle East Forum by Adam Smith Conferences, which took place 25-26 April 2016 at Conrad Dubai, UAE

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AutoRetail Middle East 2016 attendees’ feedback

Hear from the participants of AutoRetail Middle East 2016, which took place 25-26 April 2016 at Conrad Dubai, UAE and find out why it is the meeting place for the automotive community in the region

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Excellent venue for the Automotive Industry leaders/managers to meet and share knowledge and learn new ideas from each other.

Mohammed Faithi Aqel, 


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