Future of Retail Conference
The largely fragmented and hugely diverse retail sector of Pakistan will be brought onto one cohesive platform, at the Future of Retail Business Summit (FOR2022) in Karachi on 8 March. The event is being hosted by Terrabiz Conferences and the Chainstore Association of Pakistan (CAP). The summit will also focus on the regulatory framework governing the retail sector is a major session that would include representatives of the Ministry of Commerce and FBR including Naseer Janjua, Director General Retail (OPS), FBR and Ms. Aisha Moriani, Senior Joint Secretary (E-Commerce) from Ministry of Commerce as Guests of Honor. Chairman BOI Mr. Azfar Ahsan will preside over the session. Special Assistant to Prime Minister on E-Commerce Senator Aon Abbas Buppi will be the Guest of Honour at the Summit.
The event aims to greatly benefit the retail sector going forward both from the consumer, retailer, allied businesses and the regulators’ perspectives through a sharing of insights and knowledge that will help demystify the post-Covid operating environment. The FOR2022 is supported by the Ministry of Commerce and the Board of Investment (BOI), along with A.F. Ferguson & Co as Knowledge Partner, IoBM as Academic Partner, with Pakistan Fintech Association, and P@SHA as Supporting Partners.
The summit features a powerful line-up of industry heavyweights with Steve Dennis (Amazon Bestselling Author); Dr. Prakash Menon (Global Retail Expert); Nadeem Hussain (PFN), Amir Paracha (Unilever); Saira Awan Malik (TCS); Faisal Riaz (Dolmen Mall); Seema Aziz (Sefam;); Shamoon Sultan (Khaadi), Ehsan Saya (Daraz), Ibad Ahmed (PandaMart), and many other CEOs and industry leaders from across the retail ecosystem.