Mumbai, August 11th, 2022: In its 18th edition, MAPIC India 2022 formerly India Retail Forum (IRF), is all set to take place on 14th & 15th September 2022 at JIO World Convention Centre, Mumbai focusing on showcasing the future of retail digitech solutions to decision-makers.
2021 was a challenging year for retail and retail real estate businesses. During the post pandemic phase, consumer behaviors affect every aspect of our lives, from how a consumer works and shops to how a consumer entertain themselves. These rapid transitions have had severe repercussions for retail outlets and retail real estate developers. Several transitions that are normalized in the last two years in consumer behavior are still giving retailers and developers the opportunity to help shape the next normal, wherein the lines between digital interactions and physical experiences are blurring and sustainability and responsible consumption are no longer optional.
“The retail industry has mapped unraveled transformations in the last five years in the wake of Digital India. The changes in consumer patterns when it comes to communication and consumption have witnessed to grow into a detailed perception when it comes to retail experiences. It is crucial for retailers and developers to enhance the consumer’s experience collaboratively. MAPIC India 2022 will empower the industry to socialize, network, and explore new opportunities that can realign the path forward”, says Ashna Gemini Sharan, Portfolio Director, RX India.
MAPIC India 2022 focuses on hosting retail industry stalwarts that have altered and realigned their role in their customers’ lives and how they communicate and relate with the brand. Leveraging technology and innovation to boost the future of retail, the imaginative personalities have proved that technology must be driven by the power of people and human connection.
This year, Manish Tiwary, Country Manager, India Consumer Business, Amazon India joined the forum as Chairman of MAPIC India. The speaker lineup includes entrepreneurial masters who have been handpicked to showcase their demonstrated design plans for success. MAPIC India 2022 hosts conferences, knowledge sessions, and workshops, presided over by 200+ speakers representing the visionaries and the luminaries of the retail world from Food & Beverages, Beauty & Personal Care, Apparel, Footwear, Accessories and Consumer Durables.
The 2-day forum will see variety of sessions and experts speaking on Moving to the Next Normal: Sustainability, Innovation and Human Connection, How Leaders Are Rebuilding A Better Retail Today For A Strong And Sustainable Future, Striding Towards A Sustainable Retail: Better For The Planet And The Bottom Line, The Future of Shopping: Reshaping the Role of Technology Leadership for 2022 and Beyond, Social Media and Influencer Marketing in the Luxury Industry: Marketing Trends and the Way Forward and The Changing Pace Of Payments – The Next Decade Of Payment Innovation For Seamless Experience and many more.
The 2-day forum will see speakers from leading retail brands like Alok Tandon (CEO, INOX Leisure), Sunil Nayak (CEO, Reliance Jewels), Gurukeerthi Gurunathan (Co-founder, CaratLane – A Tanishq Partnership), Dilip Kapur (Founders, Hidesign), Vineet Gautam (CEO, Bestseller India), Tushar Ved (President, Major Brands), V. Muhammad Ali (CEO – Forum Malls, Prestige Group), Pushpa Bector (Executive Director, DLF Malls), Yogeshwar Sharma (CEO, Select Citywalk), Amitabh Suri (Chief Executive Officer, USPA, Arvind Brands Limited), Pushkaraj Shenai (CEO, Lakme Lever), Manish Tiwary (Country Manager, India Consumer Business, Amazon India) and many more.
Event agenda – https://www.mapic-india.in/en-gb/seminars.html#/sessions