April 14 2015


conneXion 2015, the yearly international conference on retail and hospitality hosted by LS Retail, opens today in Dubai. This years conference is structured over three days and focuses on showcasing Easier, Simpler, Faster software solutions for retailers and restaurateurs worldwide.

conneXion 2015 kicks off with a readiness day dedicated to trainings and workshops tailored on the interests of retailers and hospitality specialists. Two days of conference sessions and expo will follow. The closing ceremony on April 16 includes a formal dinner at Armani Hotel and an awards ceremony honoring LS Retails most valuable business partners.

Training day

On readiness day participants are offered the chance to attend technical workshops led by LS product specialists to discuss software- and industry-specific challenges and needs. Guests who have secured their seat on time can also attend a sales effectiveness workshop led by Mark Stuyt, internationally renowned expert in customer psychology and effective marketing.

Conference and Expo

On April 15 and 16 guests can attend lectures and seminars and visit exhibitors at the Expo.

The agenda includes over 50 sessions led by international experts in retail and hospitality. The keynote lectures will be delivered by Magnus Norddahl, CEO of LS Retail; Daniel Levine, director of The Avant-Guide Institute and global trends expert; Dadi Karason, CTO at LS Retail; and Marko Perisic, director of program management for Microsoft Dynamics NAV.

Other panelists include IT specialists sharing software tips and tricks and retailers and restaurateurs discussing issues and successes in their software implementations. The sessions led by hospitality and retail experts will discuss major current trends, issues and ideas in their fields of expertise, ranging from mobility to Omni-channel retailing and loyalty.

At the Expo guests can get acquainted with the latest software solutions from big names in the field of retail and hospitality business IT. The two Gold sponsors of conneXion 2015, Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard (HP), showcase their products at the large booths in the expo.

Microsoft and HP join once again LS Retail as Gold sponsors of conneXion, after last years successful conneXion 2014 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Peter Vach, Independent Software Vendor Lead of Microsoft Dynamics for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, declared that Microsoft is delighted to be a Gold Sponsor again for this very important event. LS Retails conneXion is a must-be-there event for anybody that wants to learn about the solutions on offer and be part of the journey.