Prominent Speakers To Participate In BW Retail World Summit & Awards 2024 On March 28

In its second edition, the Summit will host industry leaders from renowned brands like DLF Retail, Lacoste India, Clovia, Raymond, Barista Coffee, and others, exploring the current dynamics of the modern retail environment in detail


BW Retail World, in association with BW Businessworld, is proud to unveil the outstanding lineup of speakers for the highly anticipated second edition of the BW Retail World Summit and Awards 2024. Scheduled to take place on 28 March 2024 in New Delhi, the summit promises to be a key occasion for professionals and businesses operating within the retail sector.

The summit serves as a platform for delving into the industry’s current trends, innovations and challenges. Led by esteemed industry experts, thought leaders, and influential stakeholders the summit will spotlight excellence and innovation in the retail landscape through keynote speeches, panel discussions and interactive sessions.

Power Speakers

With industry experts at the forefront of the summit, our esteemed speakers include Salil Kapoor, Independent Director on Board, ESSCI (Electronic Skill Sector Council of India); Pushpa Bector, Senior Executive Director and Business Head – DLF Retail; Rajesh Jain, MD & CEO, Lacoste India; Atul Jain, President, Aqualite Industries; Mayank Mohan, CEO, Mohanlal Sons; Rajat Agrawal, CEO, Barista Coffee; Dr Sujit Paul, Group CEO, Zota Healthcare; Suman Chowdhury, Co-founder & COO, Clovia; Mahesh Reddy, CEO, Gopizza India; Nipun Kochar, Founder, Jewelbox; Ayushi Gudwani, Founder & CEO, FS Life (FableStreet)); Rahul Jain, Co-founder, Beanly Coffee; Samayesh Khanna, Co-founder, Beanly Coffee; Rajesh Dewani, Managing Director, Avit Digital; Abhay Batra, Co-founder CFO, Clovia; Akash Srivastava, Head of Store Development, Raymond; Ramaswami Lakshman, Director, Emerging FBA, IN Marketplace, Amazon; Akash Nagpal, VP Leasing, Trehan Iris; Pradeep Kumar Jain, Associate Partner, Retail, KPMG; Gautam Chaudhry, Chef and Founder, Demiurgic Hospitality and will grace the occasion with their presence, sharing valuable insights and expertise.

The summit will delve into critical aspects of the retail sector exploring topics including digital transformation, innovations in phygital retail, brand marketing, supply chain optimisation, customer experience, data analytics, sustainability and emerging technologies like AI, blockchain and 5G.

The summit will be followed by the BW Retail World 40 Under 40 Awards.

The celebration will honour individuals excelling in various retailing facets, including e-commerce, omnichannel transformation, warehousing, logistics, consumer experience, marketing and innovative store designing. The awards aim to celebrate and inspire trailblazers in the retail industry, encouraging excellence in the retail landscape.

Eminent Jury

The esteemed jurors comprise notable names such as Sanjeev Agrawal, Chairman, MMG Group; Sangeeta Pendulkar, CEO, Pantaloons, Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail; Devendra Chawla, MD & CEO, Chief Driving Officer, Greencell Mobility; Anupam Bansal, Director Retail, Liberty Shoes; Rakesh Kaul, MD & CEO, Livpure; Rajesh Jain, MD & CEO, Lacoste India; Kazem Samandari, Executive Chairman, L’Opera; Sahil Malik, CEO, Da Milano; Chef Sunil Chauhan, Founder, Fab Cafe Foods & Chefs United Foodtech; Deep Bajaj, Co-founder, Sirona & Pee Buddy; Benu Sehgal, Director, Splendor Land Base; Dr Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of BW Businessworld & Founder of the exchange4media Group; Noor Fathima Warsia, Group Editorial Director, BW Businessworld; Ved Shukla, Founder & CEO, Mylomart & Advisor BW Retail World.

BW Retail World 40 under 40 Awards & Summit is an annual initiative to celebrate the future of industry leaders in the retail sector of India. The initiative celebrates the promising future of industry luminaries, empowering them to navigate and understand the profound implications of new-age advancements in retailing.

The BW Retail World 40 under 40 Awards & Summit is an annual initiative dedicated to honouring emerging leaders in India’s retail sector. It provides a platform for these rising stars to explore the significant impact of cutting-edge technologies and evolving consumer behaviours transforming the modern retail landscape.

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