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The New Post Pandemic Realities: Navigating Opportunities in Rebound Stages

About the event

COVID-19 has caused significant disruptions in the business environment. Now, with anti-COVID vaccines getting rolled out, and the world starting to move to a post-pandemic stage, organisations are experimenting with multiple strategies to stay ahead of the curve.

Frost & Sullivan has observed three winning strategies for a robust rebound pipeline:

  • Staying true to vision and strategy
  • Safeguarding brand equity and dynamic capturing of emerging customer needs
  • Utilising technology and adapting the business model to generate opportunities from disrupted value propositions

 

While various industries have been impacted differently by the pandemic, and each has its varied recovery curves, Frost & Sullivan sees multiple opportunities emerging in the changing economic environment across sectors.

Our webinar with Sarwant Singh, Managing Partner and Regional Leader addressed some of the key questions that the industry has today:

  • What is the global and regional economic outlook?
  • What are the emerging opportunities across sectors such as: Energy, Food & Beverage, ICT, Mobility, FMCG, Healthcare, Chemicals. How can you benefit from them?
  • How does one take advantage of new technology and differentiated business to support post-pandemic growth?
  • Will the sunshine industries of 2020 like Video conferencing continue to shine in 2021 and post COVID?
  • What growth strategies you could adopt to stay ahead of the curve?

Event details

Where

Online. Upon registration, you will receive details on how to join the webinar.

When

11:00am - 12:00pm, 22 Feb 2021

Speaker

SARWANT SINGH
MANAGING PARTNER AND REGIONAL LEADER

FROST & SULLIVAN - MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA AND SOUTH ASIA (MEASA)

SARWANT SINGH

Sarwant brings with him over two decades of experience in strategic consulting and advisory to Fortune 1000 companies, public sector enterprises and multilateral organisations in the mobility and advanced technologies sectors.

He is Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) Region Leader and Global Practice leader of the Automotive & Transportation and Aerospace & Defence team. He is also the leader and founder of a think tank group within the organisation that works on future Mega Trends.

Sarwant pioneered the “Macro to Micro” approach in analysing Mega Trends in 2008, which has since been tried and tested with Fortune 1000 companies in developing white space opportunities. He is author of a book titled, “New Mega Trends” launched in Oct 2012 with Palgrave Macmillan. The book has since been sold in over 30 countries including translation of the book in Chinese for a local release.

Sarwant’s forte lies in corporate strategy, R&D, product planning, market intelligence, mergers & acquisitions, public policy planning, and corporate venturing. Recent advisory services engagements have focused on digital transformation strategies, including opportunities presented by digitised sales and marketing, data monetisation, and Internet of Things (IoT)-based business models.

A charismatic futurist who combines engineering acumen with strong commercial experience, he is oft invited to industry forums and client events as a keynote speaker to share his thought leadership. He also writes for Forbes Global and Forbes Middle East.

Sarwant currently sits on board of Vasuki, an investment fund focussed on Mobility Startups and before moving to Dubai, he was an advisory board member with Nissan, Aerospace Technology Institute, Leeds University Business School and a few other startups.

He is a British Citizen, married with two young kids and loves to play Golf & Cricket.


Webinar Facilitator

SAMER MERHI
SENIOR MARKETING MANAGER - EVENTS

DMCC

SAMER MERHI

Samer Merhi is the Senior Marketing Manager of Events at DMCC, the world’s leading Free Zone and Government of Dubai Authority on commodities trade and enterprise.

Joining DMCC in 2012, Samer is responsible for delivering the organisation’s event programme in line with corporate marketing strategy and business objectives.

Technically knowledgeable and professionally qualified, Samer forges strategic relationships with partners around the world to deliver an ever-growing DMCC calendar of events both physical and virtual.

In a career spanning 15 years, Samer has managed some of the region’s largest and high-profile live events and conferences, as well as diplomatic meetings and industry gatherings.


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