Why eCommerce and Digital Trends

The Oman E-Commerce Conference - OEC 2019, hosted by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry from the Sultanate of Oman, The Most innovative eCommerce and digital trends conference in the Middle East with one focus “Everything Online”.

From being the garage start-ups to the journey of billion dollar corporates – OEC will unravel the story behind the transition and true growth of E-commerce in the world. Attendees will learn what is disrupting the future industries today and what will change for them tomorrow. To face the inevitable- The focus will be on how to harness and realize the untapped potential to utilize e-commerce as a key pillar of business strategy.

The conference will bring together companies from a diverse set of industries including the E-commerce giants, Logistics, Business houses, leading banks, e-payment networks, telecom operators with payment solutions and partners. The Conference will Host the Future centric Ministries across the MENA region, Biggest Retailers in the world, World Class Speakers, Educative Workshops by the who’s who of E-commerce, Exhibitors of the latest tech and the most innovative solutions in the ecommerce space – If you ever wondered of taking your business online- OEC 2019 is for you.

With 10+ governments, 600+ decision making business executives, 50+ WORLD CLASS speakers , 50+ exhibitors, 20+ workshops , and around 10000+ retail representatives - it is the biggest digital disruptive platform in the MIDDLE EAST.

OEC 2019 is the largest digital event in the Middle East with the main focus on taking “Everything Online”. OEC 2019 is hosting a wide range of international experts and decision makers. The focus is on Digital Transformation and how to harness technology for cloud, AI, ML, Big Data etc.. for better, while also focusing on how to harness and identify the untapped potential to utilising e-commerce as a key pillar of business strategy. The Conference will host companies from a diverse set of industries including the commerce majors, Logistics, Business houses, markets leading banks, e-payment networks, telecom operators with payment solutions and partners. 

Conference
Attendees
Include

Heads of Government, eCommerce, Logistics, Payment, Fintech, eEducation, eHealth, Investment Houses, Strategic Consulting, Startups, Incubators and everyone who is interested or is a part of the eCommerce ecosystem
- Buyers from multiple countries
- CIOs/ COOs/ CTOs/ CFOs/ IT
- Directors/CISOs or various organizations
- Key decision Makers from of SME’s and Startups
- Entrepreneurs from various industries
- Customer Experience heads
- Sales Directors
- Investors
- eCommerce Heads
- Digital Marketing Head
- Logistics head
- eEducation Lead
- eHealth Lead
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Event Scope

Aspiring countries such as UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia have big ambitions and have achieved considerable progress in the digital space. However, in their efforts to promote innovation and push the public and private sector's adoption of digit alto the next level. they are facing implementation problems such as an inadequate governance structure to unify the Vision and achieve the change, Despite ambitious government aspirations to go digital. only 6 percent of the Middle Eastern population lives under a digitized smart government. 

The Oman eCommerce and digital trends Conference is organized to attract regional and international business houses. investors.e-tailers, logistic companies that want to find out more about the digital trends, investment, strategic partners in the eCommerce space. The conference covers the enduring transformation of retail and the progression of how consumers determine, shop and buy in the digital era — covering a plethora of new technologies and business models to the latest trends in consumer behaviors, preferences and expectations. 

Well established retailers, eCommerce companies,brands, startups, tech companies,Investors, real estate operators, media. Wall Street analysts and others will attend the conference to learn, collaborate and evolve Over two days of precious content, curated meetings, super ranging exhibitors and productive networking.

COMPELLING CONTENT

An outwardly charming site and an intriguing exhibit of items are not enough to create a impression on your purchasers memory. it also requires an arsenal of convincing content.

TURNING CHALLENGES INTO OPPORTUNITY

There are many rewards that e-commerce offers for businesses. Consumers today find products they need from the ease of their homes with their mobile devices — it makes buying and selling cycle much faster. In Addition, brands have a larger reach to consumers as the geographical limitations are reduced and it provides businesses a new avenue to increase their business.

MOBILE THE NEW AGE TOOL FOR SHOPPERS

Attributable to the more prominent adaptation computerized media can bringin shoppers an approach that opens doors for purchasing than any time in recent memory. Our smartphones which are an essential piece of our day to day leadership lives gives us access to a plenty of retailers,ecommerce options where the great and the appalling get filtered by a savage rivalry in a matter of only one swipe.  

The Hyper drivers of innovation. 
e Commerce as a Driving Force in Innovation
Personalized User Experience with Customer Profiling
Providing Providing a Frictionless Delivery Experience

SAME-DAY DELIVERY

Businesses face many logistical challenges with e-commerce deliveries. With today’s empowered consumers, companies must be quick to deliver, and make sure products are delivered in excellent condition while providing a sustainable and seamless ecommerce retail experience. Imagine putting in a request for an item or a gathering of merchandise and have them delivered inside a 24-hour time allotment on any time, these factors push businesses to invest in new technologies that will manage their delivery processes and guarantee customer satisfaction.

MEASURING CONNECTED DEVICES

It means today social media platforms have more power than we thought.Apart from interacting and engaging with the target audience, social media allows you to sell directly to them. In fact, 31% of the shoppers say that they use social platforms to browse new items, and 95%of adults between the ages of 18 - 34 follow a brand or two on social media. Business Today can leverage this kind of face time with valued customers by effectively showcasing the products and services on social sites.

Social Commerce gateway to eCommerce

It means today social media platforms have more power than we thought.Apart from interacting and engaging with the target audience, social media allows you to sell directly to them. In fact, 31% of the shoppers say that they use social platforms to browse new items, and 95%of adults between the ages of 18 - 34 follow a brand or two on social media. Business Today can leverage this kind of face time with valued customers by effectively showcasing the products and services on social sites.

Industries that will attend

On behalf of the Ministry of Commerce and Industries we are pleased to extend our cordial invitation to all the stakeholders parties, organisations and institutions working in the e-commerce field locally, regionally and internationally to attend and participate actively in Oman’s first E-commerce conference (OEC) 2019. The event hosted and organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in coordination and partnership with Inovexic which shall be held in September 2019 at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre – Sultanate of Oman.

The Conference offers a wonderful platform to learn, share and discuss emerging opportunities in the field of e-commerce, retail and digital trends to look out for in the future while sharing the best practices of the eCommerce ecosystem. The Conference will witness a high level participation of dignitaries, decision makers and well-known players in the field of e-commerce locally, regionally and internationally.

Various sessions would provide an opportunity to discuss challenges in real time while also revealing high level information about national objectives and regulatory framework enhancing transparency, reliability and consistency for the entire business community. The sessions would cover a wide range of topics on eCommerce, logistics, digital trends, payments, fintech, health and education, and many other related topics.

The event will present opportunities for the local and international service providers as well as investors who actively seek investment opportunities to further strengthen the economy and create a robust digital commerce ecosystem.

We look forward to working closely with all the stakeholders to strengthen the bilateral and global trade while improving investment ties. We invite you to be a part of OEC -2019 as great learning, connections and experience await for you in Oman.

Best Wishes,
H. E. Dr. Ali Bin Masoud al Sunaidy
Minister of Commerce and Industry