Friday, September 18, 2020

Abu Dhabi to host Region’s Biggest Retail Design and Technology Expo

Smart Stores Expo 2017 will showcase top-notch solutions from world leading companies

Smart Stores Expo 2017 will showcase top-notch solutions from world leading companies

Smart Stores Expo 2017, the first of its kind event focusing on the latest trends in retail design, technology, and services is taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from January 23 – 25.  The show caters to all aspects of the retail industry in the region, will see participation from prominent regional and international companies showcasing their latest innovations in four broad categories : Smart Store Design, Smart Store Technologies, Smart Store Services and Smart Virtual Stores.

Organized by Virtual Info Systems (VIS), the event will host numerous exhibitors, and will offer a wide range of solutions including Architecture, Commercial Design, Audio Visual Equipment, Retail Logistics & Store Simulations in the region.  It will also serve as an exclusive networking platform for technology suppliers.

In line with its theme ‘Retail technology’, Smart Stores Expo will have live product demos from the biggest names in the retail sector. The event brings together buyers, manufacturers, retail professionals and visitors from all over the world. Apart from this, the two-day conference will also provide space for holistic networking sessions.

Jayaraman Nair, Chairman – VIS Exhibitions and Conferences, says, “We are confident that Smart Stores Expo will prove to be beneficial for both the suppliers and users as it offers an opportunity to display new offerings and learn about what is currently available in the market. The show has been designed to fill the existing gap in the market and bring all the suppliers under one roof. It will also offer new businesses, a unique opportunity to reach out to all the providers and pave way for global enterprises to connect with the regional market.”

Reshmi Raj, Managing Director, Infoquest

Reshmi Raj, Managing Director, Infoquest, commented, “Retail market in UAE is ever-evolving and it keeps changing every day. Through this event, we are looking to establish connections with a larger base of clientele in the retail segment. We will be launching our new wide entrance Sensormatic systems, which will cover entrances as big as 2.5 meters between the antennas. We will also be showcasing the retail listing app, a game-changing innovation which will enable retailers to reach targeted consumers and offer an unparalleled experience.”

She added, “Smart Stores expo will throw light on the latest trends and technologies for retailers. A platform like this will help retailers to understand the latest innovations in the industry and take better decisions for their organisation.”

Jayaraman Nair, Chairman

In the inaugural edition, visitors can look forward to latest concepts like Smart Retail Solution management, Loyalty Program Management, QHSE Management Solutions, ERP Solutions, Point of Sales systems, Mobility devices, Anti-Theft Systems, People counting systems, Security Tags and many such retail solutions. It will be a perfect opportunity for them to get a glimpse of the entire industry and it’s potential over the course of three days.

Furthermore, it facilitates networking and business opportunities between the clients and the exhibitors. Smart Stores Conference, happening as a part of the three-day event, will provide a platform for the Industry experts to exchange ideas, identify future opportunities, showcase products, and develop partnerships that will eventually change the dynamics of the retail industry.

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