mena region's top creative summit


Our upcoming C-S edition marks the 10th Creative Industry Summit edition in 5 years and we are dedicating it to celebrating The Humans of The Creative Industries. A platform that celebrates creativity in all its shapes and forms while bringing together the market shapers and movers, business innovation leaders and brands to our annual summit to discuss all the current hot topics and share their insights on the latest creative trends.

This year we are covering new grounds and introducing new tracks to our agenda is. The 3 parallel tracks are as follows:

  • Advertising, Media and Marketing
  • Technology and E-Commerce
  • Food Innovation


Advertising, Media and marketing (main or generic)

Fighting conformity with creativity and setting new standards in the creative fields. Today’s easy-communicable world has opened up many opportunities for helpfulness and authenticity. This track not only explores ideas and how they are in action, but also how the global and local market is evolving by the minute. It’s where, innovation, breakthroughs, and novelty work is showcased and celebrated. Where campaigns come to life through people, partnerships and processes. Learn and experience the details of establishing a winning business, idea or campaign. Hear the stories behind the award-winning campaigns, the people behind them,and the wonderful execution.


Food innovation

Bringing together the industry’s professionals and “foodies” to explore the innovative future of the food industry, along with how we’re driving changes in the way we grow, cook and consume food for a more sustainable and developed world. We’ll also be discussing global flavors, taste, nutrition, trends, lifestyles and taking health to the next level.


E-commerce and Technology

Dig deep into the world of e-commerce, innovation and tech-enabled creativity that has transformed the meaning of easy-access. Speakers will share their ideas about the new world-shaping technologies and data. The topics vary from bold experiments and game-changing creative applications of data and technology to successes and failures in the field. It will also indulge in the E-commerce arena by chatting about animation, shopping, automation, retail, one-click purchasing, voice search, and machine learning.


Location & contact

Four Seasons Nile Plaza Hotel




Abdelhameed Sharara

CEO and Cofounder of RiseUp

Advertising, Media and Marketing

Abe Shady Aboul Naga

General Manager - Middle East, Vuclip 

Advertising, Media and Marketing

Ahmad Yousry

Lead Marketing - Uber Eats/MENA region.

Food Innovation

Ahmed Abaza

Founder of Synapse Analytics

E-Commerce and Technology

Ahmed Abbas

Founder and CEO of DigiSay

Advertising, Media and Marketing
E-Commerce and Technology

Ahmed EL Ruby

Creative Director at Tayarah