8-9 October 2018
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
United Arab Emirates

Future Manufacturing & Trade Summit 2018

Accelerating Innovation Through Technology in Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry is rapidly changing, bringing new technologies, strategies, trends, challenges and opportunities. Within the UAE, it continues to be one of the key economical drivers, and plays a crucial role in promoting growth throughout the region.

The 3rd Annual Future Manufacturing & Trade Summit 2018 will bring together over 500 professionals from across the region to benefit from a truly interactive 2-day summit on technological advancements, innovative strategies and real-life case studies.

Taking place at Dubai on 8-9 October 2018, the Future Manufacturing & Trade Summit is truly a leading event like no other, and remains the only platform in the Middle East for professionals hoping to gain and share industry knowledge.

تشهد الصناعة التحويلية تغيرات سريعة، اذ تبرز التقنيات والاستراتيجيات والاتجاهات والتحديات والفرص الجديدة. كما أنها لا تزال أحد المحركات الإقتصادية الرئيسة في دولة الامارات العربية المتحدة، وتؤدي دورا بالغ الأهمية في تعزيز النمو في جميع أنحاء المنطقة.

ويشارك في النسخة السنوية الثالثة من قمة التصنيع والتجارة المستقبلية 2018 أكثر من 500 متخصص من مختلف أنحاء المنطقة للاستفادة من التحاور التفاعلي خلال القمة التي تستمر لمدة يومين حول أوجه التقدم التكنولوجي والاستراتيجيات المبتكرة ودراسات الحالة الواقعية.

تعقد قمة التصنيع والتجارة المستقبلية في دبي في الفترة من 8 إلى 9 أكتوبر 2018، وهي بالفعل حدث رائد لا مثيل له، ولا تزال المنصة الوحيدة في الشرق الأوسط للمتخصصين الراغبين في اكتساب المعرفة الصناعية وتبادلها.

Accelerating Innovation Through Technology in Manufacturing

Sponsors / رعاة قمة

Speakers / المتحدثون

H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Al Kaabi
H.E. Ahmed Mohammed Al Kaabi

Assistant Undersecretary of Petroleum, Gas, & Mineral Wealth Affairs Ministry of Energy and Industry

H.E. Sami Al Qamzi
H.E. Sami Al Qamzi

Director General Department of Economic Development

Saed Al Awadi
Saed Al Awadi

CEO Dubai Exports

Mohammed Al Kamali |
Mohammed Al Kamali

Deputy CEO Dubai Exports

Abdulla Bin Damithan |
Abdulla Bin Damithan

Chief Commercial Officer DP World

Richard Allbert |
Richard Allbert

Head - Digital Innovation Pirelli Deutschland

Firas Al Musafir
Firas Al Musafir

Founder and CEO Innovation Factory

Alexander van 't Riet |
Alexander van 't Riet

Chief Operating Officer Mai Dubai

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Fast Facts / حقائق سريعة

Expert Speakers

Relevant Topics

Hours of Networking


Benefits of Attending / فوائد حضور هذا الملتقى

This by invitation only event is an unrivalled platform in the GCC region for senior professionals to learn new trends and technologies, discover the latest products, meet with industry experts, and share knowledge with peers

new trends and latest developments in the region

innovative manufacturing products and solutions

industry peers and expand your business network

with industry experts to gain insights

2017 Testimonials / 2017 التوصيات

"The 2017 edition of the Future Manufacturing and Trade Summit was quite successful. Our displayed robot with integrated intelligence tied in very well with the lot and industry 4.0 panel discussions."

-Bob Struijk-
Vice President / Director Emerging Markets, FANUC
"I very much liked the discussion about energy and solar solutions. I got the contact numbers of interested parties. There were excellent discussions. Thank you."

-Ali Absi-
Factory Manager, Nestle Waters
"It was a very stimulating event, even more so than last year’s event. The participating vendors and experienced speakers gave a valuable insight into achieving the country’s future vision for the digital factory."

-Graham Cheetham-
General Manager - Manufacturing, DUCAB

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Key Topics for 2018 / 2018 المواضيع الرئيسية في

Listen to 40+ visionary speakers in a combination of short presentations, panel discussions, case studies and Q&A sessions, addressing the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in manufacturing:








  • Factories of the Future
  • The Industry 4.0 Workforce
  • The Rise of Robotics
  • Revolutionizing the Supply Chain
  • AI in Manufacturing
  • The Potential of Blockchain
  • Investing in Operational Excellence
  • The Dubai Industrial Strategy

2017 Delegate Breakdown / 2017 توزيع المندوبين في

The Future Manufacturing & Trade Summit will see over 500 professionals attend, including Directors, MDs and VPs:
MDs, SVPs, VPs, Directors & GMs of Manufacturing

Operations & Plant Managers

Heads of IT

Government Officials

Supply Chain and Logistics Professionals

Key Manufacturing Sectors / قطاعات التصنيع الرئيسية

75 strategic initiatives have been identified to support 6 industrial activities:



Pharmaceuticals & Medical Equipment

Aluminium & Fabricated Metals

Fast Moving Consumable Goods (FMCG)

Machinery & Equipment

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2017 Video Snapshot / لقطات فيديو لقمة 2017

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8-9 October 2018

Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
United Arab Emirates



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