Forward3D will be hosting the first international round table of our SYNC3D series on the 25th October in Dubai.

SYNC3D: Dubai

Venue: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd, Dubai, Dubai

SYNC3D: Performance Marketing in the Middle East


Forward3D will be hosting the first international roundtable of our SYNC3D series on the 25th October in Dubai.


Date: Tuesday 25th October
Time: 9am - 11am
The Palace Downtown Dubai
Format: Private Round Table - Limited seats (12) available
Breakfast Provided


We will be sharing some digital marketing insights and learnings from our client portfolio across the luxury retail, travel and technology sectors. One of our luxury fashion clients will share a short case study before moving on to an open round table discussion around performance marketing in the Gulf region.


We will be extending the invitation to this educational and peer-to-peer breakfast session, to other senior digital marketeers based in Dubai, in order to discuss your experiences of marketing online with performance digital media.





8.45 – 9 | Arrivals
9 – 9.30 | Breakfast is Served
9.30 – 10 | Short presentation from Forward3D + Client
10 – 11 | Open Roundtable Discussion





  • The Middle Eastern Digital Landscape

Overview of core channels and platforms in the GCC

  • Organic / Influencer marketing

Organic search, content marketing, influencer management, social strategy

  • Biddable media optimisation

Paid search, display & programmatic marketing, technology

  • Performance Linguistics

Localisation strategies for digital channels and website translation





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Hannes Ben

EVP International


Hannes is the founder of Locaria, the Forward Group's localisation, performance linguistics, multilingual search and social business. With knowledge of over 12 languages, Hannes has a decade of experience executing international performance strategies for global luxury retailers like Gucci, Net-a-porter, Ralph Lauren, blue-chip travel brands like Hilton Hotels, British Airways and FlyDubai and ambitious digital disrupters such as DropBox and AirBnB. 


Alexandra Mezhonova
International Business Development & Client Service Lead 


Working closely with Hannes, Alexandra helped to develop International proposition of Forward3D, leveraging the business growth and global accounts successes across non-English speaking markets and in the Middle East in particular. Alexandra successfully established the Organic Social Media Marketing, Influencers Management and online PR services in agency, turning the traditional branding onto mature performance marketing, succeeded these projects with the leading global e-commerce stakeholders such as Amazon.


This event will have very limited capacity with only 12 seats available.
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