Two of the most important events on the MENA Retail Calendar have joined together by co-locating to bring you two opportunities to connect with the world of Retail and leisure 7-9 October at the Palazzo Versace Hotel, Dubai.

RLI Connect MENA, the world's only global Deal-Making Event dedicated to the MENA region returns to Dubai on 7- 8 October for its third edition, with an added focus on Retailtainment. Entertainment is now an integral part of the evolution of retail real estate enhancing the customer experience and boosting the attraction of shopping venues. RLI Connect MENA - Retailtainment will be about transforming shopping centres into world-class destinations and it will be the region's must-attend global deal making event for 2018, bringing the world of Retail and Entertainment together under one roof connecting international retailers and leisure and entertainment operators with franchise partners, investors, owners and shopping mall developers across the region, creating a networking atmosphere unlike any other. From prearranged meetings to networking lounges, there will be one very simple objective, to help you do business.

RLI Connect MENA - Retailtainment will deliver a focused forum for networking and deal-making, providing an opportunity to do a year's worth of deals in just two days - can you really afford to miss out on this unique opportunity to transform your portfolio into convivial lifestyle venues.
RETAILER
Attend the event by completing our retailer registration form. Once registered you will be assigned a dedicated meeting planner to organise your schedule for the event. You will conduct meetings with developers in their private meeting rooms and with franchise partners in the Networking Lounge. Refreshments will be provided throughout the event and the team will be on hand to assist you in any way, allowing you to focus all your energy on the business at hand; deal-making.
DEVELOPER
Attend the event by completing the developer registration form. Once registered you will be contacted by a member of the team to co-ordinate your schedule. On arrival to the event you will be taken to your own private meeting room where you will meet the people you have pre-arranged meetings with. In between meetings you will have the opportunity to network over coffee in the lounge, however tea and coffee will be provided in the meeting rooms should your schedule be tight.
DELEGATE
Attend the event by completing our delegate registration form. Once registered you will be contacted by a member of the team to co-ordinate your schedule. Once at the event you can network and conduct pre-arranged meetings in the Networking Lounge. Both food and drink will be provided for you throughout the event so you can concentrate on deal-making and making connections. The team will also be available throughout the event to assist you in any way.
David Sylvester
Executive Vice President of Global Retail
LAS Vegas Sands Corp

" RLI Connect is an excellent platform for mall developers,
managers and retailers. It gives us the opportunity to network with key
stakeholders and get to know more about each brand and their plans in
varying markets. This first class industry event gives us exposure to innovative
concepts and key decision makers so we can continue to enrich and diversify our offer. "

David Sylvester
Executive Vice President of Global Retail
LAS Vegas Sands Corp
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Cem Dino - International Managing Director - adL

" They are not just gathering, they are really connecting. "


Cem Dino - International Managing Director - adL

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Fahimuddin Sharfuddin - CEO & Board Member, Cityland Group

" RLI Connect provided us with an astounding platform
to interact with like-minded brands. Networking within such a dynamic
community gave us exposure to numerous opportunities to expand,
improve and magnify our development of the project.

It was a spectacular experience that boosted our international
recognition and partnerships
and was the perfect podium to reveal our vision to the world. "


Fahimuddin Sharfuddin - CEO & Board Member, Cityland Group
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Ms. Niko Keshtkar
Business Coordinator, Mica Mall, PM Corporation

" The RLI event was a huge success for us as mall developers
as we expanded our connections in the retail and entertainment world.
Meetings were organized impeccably and we are looking forward to future events. "


Ms. Niko Keshtkar
Business Coordinator, Mica Mall, PM Corporation

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