Creative daredevils and disruptors conquer GITEX Future Stars

Creative daredevils and disruptors conquer
GITEX Future Stars

The Creative Economy is led by startups who dare to re-imagine the future of fashion, retail and luxury. And at GITEX Future Stars, we want to empower such creative leaders and set the stage for their most disruptive ideas!

Together with Chalhoub Group’s The Greenhouse, GITEX Future Stars is on a mission to discover the next big creative startups breaking into the retail, fashion and luxury scene. Where could we start finding them? Where else but in the fashion and trend capitals of the world – Milan, Paris, Moscow & London.



Creative Economy Pitch Competition journey across Milan, Paris, Moscow & London











  • Dina Sidani - Director, Chalhoub Group Greenhouse (UAE)

  • Christian Kunz - Director of Corporate Development, Lafayette Plug & Play (France)

  • Dhruv Saxena - Director of New Business Models, Nike (Netherlands)

  • Karim El Guanaini - Head of Business Development, Miral (UAE)

  • Megha Malagatti - Executive Marketing Director, ST Dupont  (France)

  • Andrei Ryan - Head of Strategy, Yandex Market Group  (Russia)

  • Anton Abdukhamidov - Head of Corporate Development Projects , Yandex (Russia)

  • Matthieu Guinard - CEO, Glambox (UAE)

  • Marco Filocamo - Head of Startups, Fashion Technology Accelerator  (Italy)

  • Fabrice Jonas - CEO, MyFashionTech (France)

We are delighted to announce that 79 startups have made it through the first round of the pitch competition.

Around 10 startups will be further shortlisted to take part in the final pitch round happening at GITEX Future Stars.

Stay tuned for the shortlisted names

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