Rivoli Group held their Regional Eyewear Winter Convention at Ritz Carlton, DIFC from the 12th to the 17th of January, 2013. More than 100 retailers from the Middle East and North Africa participated in the convention.
More than 70 of the industry’s largest retailers attended the event, including Grand Optics, Magrabi Optical, Paris Gallery, Solaris, Vision Express, and Yateem Optician. Other retailers from Oman, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan and KSA also attended the eyewear convention.
Mr Uday Shrikantia, the Group General Manager for Rivoli Group said, “The Winter Convention in addition to being a key business summit; allows us the opportunity to reinforce our relationship with our retail partners in the industry, not only from the UAE, but the surrounding MENA region. It acts as an opportunity for us to strengthen our ties and look for strategic business collaborations in the coming years.”
Deputy General Manager of Rivoli Group Eyewear Division, Bhuwan Bahuguna added that Rivoli Group’s philosophy is based on long term mutual relationships which combined with hard work and the dedication of the company’s team is the key to its success today. “We are glad to have the Winter Convention, as it helps us look for opportunities and also to add value to our existing relationships with our fine retailers. ”
The convention is an important bi-annual event for Rivoli Group as a considerable share of the fiscal years’ optical frame orders are generated at this time. The company officials spoke a bit about Rivoli Group, its support to its 200-strong retail partners with close to 1000 points of sale.
The opticians present at the event were seen eagerly browsing through the newly launched collections and trying them on too. Looking at their enthusiasm and animation, it is easy to see why the Rivoli Winter Convention is quite a popular event amongst the company’s clientele.