With all the events resuming back this year, the upcoming popular retail festival of FUTR World in Abu Dhabi is going to be a massive phenomenon. This globally-renowned retail innovation festival brings together creative ideas and expressions, progressive updates and future visions from across the business and entertainment spectrum.
This is a multi-faced event that is spread over 3 days. Each is purely focussed on entertainment, innovation & lifestyle within 3 areas. Each area brings a unique experience and perspective that allows visitors to create their individual experience.
FUTR Festival — An ensemble of musicians, dancers who perform extreme acts that includes the popular WizKid
FUTR Live — Brings a plethora of opportunities to interact with popular social creators and influencers. It also shows lively and exciting brand activations and brings globally renowned influencers to address the future of various sectors.
FUTR Summit — This brings out the words from some of the finest stakeholders in the world of retail, entrepreneurship and business innovation.
What to expect
The FUTR Festival is heavily promoting the rap and afrobeat icon and star attraction WizKid. Based on current updates, there will be the talented singer/songwriter Alicai Harley and many more who will be joining him. So do tune in to expect some banging and energetic soundtracks.
In the FUTR Live event, there are some extraordinary and extreme sports displays planned by Red Bull BMX rider, Viki Gomez among others. There will be live discussion on ‘Breaking Boundaries’ from our homegrown UAE figure skating expert Zahra Lari. There will also be makeovers happening from Ruuby, London’s award-winning beauty delivering service. This will also include masterclass talks held with popular Tik Tok influencers like Abby Roberts and Nintendo Girl on planning effective content and building a loyal following.
In the FUTR Summit, you will be joined by several ambitious and career-driven individuals. You can hear keynote speeches from various industry experts, CEO’s, CTO’s and founders. Retail giant H&M’s Chief Technology Officer Alan Boehme has been one of the many others who have been confirmed to give a keynote address at the event.
The event is extremely Instagrammable and you are sure to get a ton of visually appealing shots taken. You can meet and interact with influentials in this event and gain useful insights from their talks. There will be innovations showcased from various sectors which leave you awestruck at the upcoming trends and ideas that are in the making.
In an event of this capacity, you are sure to experience some of the best adventures in food. You can meet innovative food brands and taste creators and know about their visions and upcoming trends. You can also find interesting food truck experiences and have mouth watering delicacies from the talented homegrown chefs that are all new and exclusive to this event guests.
All attendees over 12 years of age are only permitted.
The current rules require all attendees to be fully vaccinated (2 doses) and display the same in Al Hosn App.
Alternatively attendees need to produce a negative COVID-19 test (PCR) results taken within 96 hours before attending the event.
• FUTR SUMMIT happening on 9 Dec from 08:30 AM – 08:00 PM
• FUTR LIVE happening on 10 Dec and 11 Dec from 11:00am onwards
• FUTR FESTIVAL happening on 10 Dec from 6:30pm onwards
Ticket and Registration
The event is happening at Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi for 3 days from December 9 to 11, 2021. Tickets are priced from AED129 onwards. Check here to register for the event.
Do join in at the FUTR World event to know what is happening next in the retail and marketing space. You can also connect with brands, retailers, influencers, innovators, artists and be updated with the most revolutionary trends in the future of retail, marketing, and commerce spaces.