The UAE’s retail and e-commerce market is characterized by a multicultural and affluent consumer base, fueled by a significant expatriate population bringing diverse tastes and preferences. This diversity in the consumer landscape demands a wide array of products and services, from luxury brands to niche items.

The e-commerce sector in the UAE is experiencing rapid expansion, turning the desert oasis into an economic hub attracting both local and international online platforms. As the UAE continues its digital transformation, the future of the market is poised to become even more varied, offering ample opportunities for e-commerce platforms and independent sellers alike.

Forecasts for 2024 include advancements such as omnichannel integration, the rise of social commerce, personalized experiences powered by Generative AI, augmented reality integration, Quick Commerce platforms, cross-border e-commerce, mobile commerce, and innovative payment solutions for enhanced convenience.

According to YallaHub’s latest report, the UAE’s e-commerce market is projected to hit a milestone of $17 billion by 2025, driven by increased internet usage, widespread smartphone adoption, and improved online shopping experiences.

The Big Box 2024 UAE serves as a beacon, showcasing the transformative journey of the retail and e-commerce sectors. Through keynote presentations, panel discussions, fireside chats, and workshops, professionals and enthusiasts alike can leverage knowledge to navigate the complexities of a technology-driven world.

Delegate Profiles

CEOs, COOs, CMOs, CIOs, CFOs, and CTOs, VPs, Group Heads, Directors, and Regional Managers for:

Customer Service








Supply Chain




Industries Focus

Retailers / E-tailers

Apparel, Footwear & Accessories

Furniture, Home & Garden


Grocery, Food, CPG & Pet supplies


Consumer Electronics

Health & Beauty


Flowers, Gifts & other party supplies

Entertainment, Cinema, Theme Parks

Event Speakers

Akshay Saraf

Akshay Saraf

Vice President


Jonathan Flender

Jonathan Flender

VP Sports - Digital & Omni


Sachin Kumar

Sachin Kumar

Head of Ecom, MENA

Toys R Us (Al Futtaim Group)

Mathew Oommen

Mathew Oommen

Vice President

Western International Group

Arjun Sarkar

Arjun Sarkar

Senior Director

Dubai CommerCity

Sponsors & Partners

Gold Partner

Exhibitor Partner

Why Attend?

In an era of profound digital transformation, the retail and ecommerce sectors in Saudi Arabia are undergoing a dynamic metamorphosis. This event is your exclusive gateway to:

  • Gain Insights: Uncover the latest trends, market dynamics, and consumer behaviors shaping the retail and ecommerce landscape in Saudi Arabia.
  • Network: Connect with industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and government officials to forge partnerships and collaborations that drive innovation.
  • Explore Innovations: Discover cutting-edge technologies and solutions revolutionizing the retail and ecommerce experience, from seamless online transactions to the integration of augmented reality.
  • Learn from Success: Hear firsthand from successful ecommerce entrepreneurs, retail executives, and tech innovators who have navigated the challenges and triumphed in the ever-evolving business landscape.

Milestones Achieved

1000 + Attendees
180 + speakers
15 + Sponsors
500 + one to one meetings executed


Discover cutting-edge technologies revolutionizing the shopping experience, from AI-driven personalization to virtual try-on solutions. Engage with leading industry players showcasing innovative products and services designed to enhance customer engagement and streamline operations. Explore interactive technologies demonstrating the latest trends in omnichannel retailing and logistics optimization. Network with the key decision makers, solution providers and fellow professionals and gain insights into the strategies shaping the future of retail. Don’t miss this unparalleled opportunity to stay ahead of the curve and transform your business in the dynamic world of retail and e-commerce.

Floor Plan

Booth Layout

Cocktail and Gala Dinner

Scribe Minds & Media believes in informal networking sessions in a relaxed atmosphere, hold a key to forge long lasting business relationships. An unforgettable evening of networking and entertainment at the cocktail gala dinner after Day 1 of the conference. Mingle with fellow attendees, speakers, and industry leaders while savoring a good meal. It is indeed a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with your Industry peers. Don’t miss out on this chance to unwind, socialize, and celebrate the success of the conference in style.