Mon 30th Jan – Fri 3rd Feb 2023

UAE & Saudi Arabia Market Insights & Networking Session

Perth, Adelaide & Sydney (in-person)

Event Information

Perth: Monday 30th January 8.30am – 12.00pm (AWST) 

Adelaide: Thursday, 2nd February 8.30am – 12.00pm (ACST)

Sydney: Friday 3rd February 8.30am – 12.00pm (AEDT)

Choithrams UAE and Lulu Hypermarket Saudi Arabia are coming to Australia! Facilitated by Export Connect and in partnership with the WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Department for Trade and Investment South Australia and Investment NSW, senior buyers from key GCC retailers Choithrams UAE and Lulu Hypermarket Saudi Arabia will be visiting Australia on a buying mission from the 30th January to the 3rd February 2023.

The tour will take them to Perth, Adelaide and Sydney.

In each location, Export Connect Founding Director, Najib Lawand along with the buyers, will deliver a free UAE & Saudi Arabia Market Insights & Networking Session.

Register your interest here for the free UAE & Saudi Arabia Market Insights & Networking Session in your state.

  • Perth: Monday 30th January 8.30am – 12.00pm (AWST) – Beaumonde On the Point, 306 Riverside Drive, East Perth WA 6004
  • Adelaide: Thursday, 2nd February 8.30am – 12.00pm (ACST) – Hilton Adelaide, 233 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000
  • Sydney: Friday 3rd February 8.30am – 12.00pm (AEDT) – Sydney Start Up Hub, Level 1, 11 York St, Sydney NSW 2000

After registration closes on January 25th 2023, you will receive a calendar invite with the date, time and venue.

About the retailers:

Choithrams (UAE)

Choithrams has been a leading supermarket chain and distributor in the Middle East for 45+ years. With over 65 stores across the UAE, Oman, Qatar, and Bahrain, Choithrams caters to the upper-middle and upper class consumers that are seeking special and niche products from the UK, US, and Australia. Choithrams is committed to expanding its representation of Australian food and beverage products with the goal to stock over 800 active Australian product lines by 2024.

Lulu Hypermarket (Saudi Arabia)

First established in the early nineties, Lulu Hypermarket is the fastest growing retail chain in the Middle East and Asia. It is currently present in UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Egypt, India, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Following a highly successful Australia Goodness Festival in October this year, Lulu Hypermarket Saudi Arabia is also motivated to expand its representation of Australian products in its stores.

Registration closes 5pm Wednesday 25th January 2023. Get in quick!