Have you heard: Gifts & Lifestyle Middle East is back from 21 – 23 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre?

With 100s of brands from across the globe already preparing to showcase their most sought-after products, get ready to be inspired by the latest designs that are sure to captivate the hearts of your customers and set new trends in motion. 

The Hub

The Hub Forum – where learning meets inspiration

Experience the ultimate industry gathering at The Hub Forum, where you can meet with industry experts, thought leaders, and key players in the Paper, Stationery, Office Supply & Gift sector. Don't miss this exclusive opportunity to be part of impactful discussions on E-commerce, digital, and sustainable trends shaping the industry's future.

Our carefully curated lineup of industry-renowned speakers and thought leaders will share their expertise, while valuable sessions and discussions will provide actionable insights for your business. This exclusive event serves as a platform for forging meaningful connections with like-minded professionals, exploring innovative ideas, and staying ahead in the ever-evolving marketplace.

2023 conference agenda

21st November 2023

Conference Day 1

⮞ 11.00 - Marketing Communications and Promotional Campaigns: Reaching Target Audiences in the Middle East for Paper and Stationery

⮞ 12.00 - Online Marketplaces and Digital Platforms: Leveraging Sales Potential for Paper and Stationary in the Middle East

⮞ 13:00 - Market Analysis and Consumer Behaviour: Understanding Middle Eastern Demand for Paper and Stationary

⮞ 14:00 - Blending traditional and digital learning processes; The importance of incorporating pen and paper practices in the
modern educational framework.

⮞ 15:00 - Licensed products and the rise of pop culture in the Middle East; Recognising current trends and tapping into growing markets.

⮞ 16:00 - Green initiatives in the paper and stationery industry: Sustainable manufacturing and sourcing in the Middle East

⮞ 17:00 - Educational Initiatives and Sustainability: Integrating Eco-friendly Paper and Stationery in Middle Eastern Schools

22 November 2023

Conference Day 2

⮞ 11:00 The Importance of Sustainability in Back to School; promoting sustainable practices to the generations of the future

⮞ 12:00 Leveraging stationery for charitable purposes; CSR goals and doing our part to contribute to a better world

⮞ 13:00 Digital Transformation and Sustainable Alternatives: Implications for the Middle Eastern Paper and stationery Industry

⮞ 14:00 Navigating Regulatory Challenges for Toys and kids products: Compliance and Certifications in the Middle East

⮞ 15:00 Influence of middle east gifting culture and its impact on corporate behaviour

⮞ 16:00 Unlocking the Lucrative Dubai Market: Perspectives from a Leading Trade Facilitation Expert

*Subject to change