Innovation in Retail

After the highly acclaimed inaugural edition of the Dhanam Retail Summit & Award Nite 2017, we are delighted to be back with the second edition, to be held at the

International Convention Center, Le Meridien, Kochi, on 17 March 2018. Billed as the biggest retail event in South India, Dhanam Retail Summit & Award Nite 2018 will host the best of the industry as speakers and delegates. The summit will discuss threadware hot topics relevant to the retail industry and its allied sectors.

Speakers Include

Mr. Bijou Kurien

Independent Consultant and Member - Strategic AdvisoryBoard, L Catterton Asia(a part of the LVMH Group)

PROF. Parimal Merchant

Director, Global Family Managed Business Program, S P Jain School of Global Management, Dubai

MR. M.P. Ramachandran

Chairman & Managing Director Jyothy Laboratories Ltd, Mumbai

Mr. Ullas Kamath

Joint Managing Director,Jyothy Laboratories Ltd, Bengaluru

Mr. Abbey Rodrigues

Senior VP - Sales, CERA Sanitaryware Ltd.

Dr. A.V Anoop

Managing Director,AVA Cholayil Healthcare

Mr. P.S Mony

State Head & Chief General Manager, Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Mr. Shibu Philips

Business Head, LuLu International Shopping Mall Pvt. Ltd.

Mr. CS Suryanarayanan

Director and Senior Partner,Vertebrand, Bangalore

Mr. John K Paul

Managing Director, Popular Vehicles & Services Pvt Ltd

Mr. Sajeev Nair

Founder & Chairman, Bramma Learning Solutions

Mr. Muhammed Madani

Chairman & Managing Director ABC GROUP

Mr. Tiny Philip

CEO, Results Consulting Group

Mr. Chackochen Mathai

Founder & CEO, Franchising Rightway

Prof. Joshy Joseph

Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Management

Prof. Sreekumar B Pillai

Professor of Marketing & Retail, SCMS

Mr. M.A. Mehaboob

Managing Director, Secura Developers Pvt. Ltd

Mr. Deepak Aswani

Managing Director, Aswani Lachmandas Group and Conference Jury Chairman

Mr. R. Balachandran

CMD, SB Global Educational Services and Conference Chairman

Ms. Sushama Srikandath

Managing Director, AVT Mc Cormick Ingredients Pvt.Ltd.

Ms. Sherly Regimon

Director, Milan Design

Ms. Manjusha Mohan

Executive Director, G Sons Apparels

Ms. Bindu Joseph

Managing Director, Prime Roofing Solutions Pvt. Ltd

MS. Hiba ALI Mubarak

Managing Director, Barak Enterprises

Ms. Shalini James

Founder & Lead Designer Mantra

The conference topics include

Winning ideas and strategies in retail: Retail transformation

Local, national and Global trends that are changing the Retail landscape

An all women panel: Women power in retail

Retail data analytics: Key to future success in retail

How digital Marketing is changing the retail sector?

Emerging trends in e-commerce

Malls and Supermarkets: Challenges and opportunities

Building successful retail brands


500+ delegates

20+ exhibition stalls

20+ expert speakers of international repute

Panel discussions

Networking opportunity over wine and dine

Mesmerizing Award Nite

Inspiring success stories of Award winners

Mind-soothing entertainment programmes

Awards & Jury

As in the inaugural edition, Kerala will be honouring outstanding performance in retail industry and related services in this Summit. The Award winners will be selected by an eminent jury consisting of some of the industry’s most accomplished and inspiring leaders as well as experts in brand building and marketing.

Delegate Fee[ Incl. of Lunch + Dinner + Cocktails ]

Early bird offer (up to March 05, 2018):

Rs. 4,500 + 18% GST – Rs. 5,310

Regular rate : Rs. 5500 + 18% GST – Rs. 6,490

Student Rate : Rs 3,000 (Incl 18% GST)

Spot registration : Rs. 6,500 + 18% GST – Rs. 7,670

Stall Charges

Early bird rate (up to March 05, 2018) : Rs. 35,000 + 18% GST – Rs. 41,300

Regular rate : Rs. 40,000 + 18% GST – Rs. 47,200

Kit Insertion

Rs. 15,000 + 18% GST – Rs. 17,700

For details contact:

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