Riyadh to Host Retail Leaders Circle MENA Summit on Monday

An archive photo of 5th Retail Leaders Circle MENA Summit

Retail Leaders Circle (RLC) MENA Summit will kick off in Riyadh on Monday. It will be in partnership with “Invest Saudi” and under the patronage of Minister of Commerce and Investment Majed al-Qasabi.

More than 50 speakers will take part in the summit. In addition to a group of experts and decision-makers in the regional retail sector.

The two-day summit will convene in the Saudi capital under the theme “Future Retail & Consumer: Thriving in a Changing Environment.”

It will bring together more than 1,500 retail leaders, brand owners, SMEs, industry stakeholders policy-makers and investors.

It will organize dialogues and workshops that will focus on several significant topics. Such topics address the changing environment of retail and consumption in the Kingdom and the region.

It aims to shed light on Saudi Arabia’s plans to become a pioneer in business, investment and retail in line with its Vision 2030 goals.

The Kingdom’s hosting of the event coincides with Saudi Arabia taking over the G20 presidency.

The partnership between Invest Saudi and RLC is part of efforts by the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority to attract key world and regional events that bring together business pioneers and decision-makers.

Significantly, Saudi Arabia ranked seventh in retail trade according to the 2019 Global Retail Development Index.