World Department Store Summit

14th IGDS World Department Store Summit

11-12 October 2023 | Dubai

The IGDS World Department Store Summit (WDSS) is the world’s leading discussion platform for department store CEOs and senior executives as well as their stakeholders and business partners.

We are very excited to announce that our 2023 Summit will be staged on 11-12 October 2023 in Dubai, organised by IGDS and Al Tayer Insignia.

The purpose of the Summit is to provide top-management representatives a unique opportunity to discuss the future of retailing, compare notes and exchange on the industry’s most driving topics. Delegates will also have the opportunity to capture the latest retail trends in one of the world’s most exciting retail destinations.

Our website with the Programme, Agenda and Online Registration will be available by the end of 2022 onwards. In the meantime, you may fill in the Information Form in order to obtain regular updates about the Summit or send us an e-mail to for any query you may have.

Kind regards,

Werner Studer
IGDS Executive Director

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