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The Growing Preference for Used Cars in UAE and Saudi Arabia

About this event

Economists typically view monthly new car sales as a barometer of the economy’s consumer sector. One rarely think about used car sales and how they influence the overall economy and the new car market itself. Join us to learn how:

  • used car prices are plummeting but used car sales are increasing
  • which channels are customers preferring to make their purchases – online vs. offline
  • the latest segment of female drivers adds additional demand to the used car market in the KSA
  • the trends, drivers and challenges shaping the used car ecosystem in the KSA and UAE markets

Hosted by

  • Guest speaker
    Vishal Pandey Partner - Automotive & Mobility Practice @ Glasgow Consulting Group

    Vishal is a Dubai based Market Entry & Insights advisor who has lived and worked in the UK, India and across the Middle East. Vishal has been involved in over 750 research + market entry engagements mostly across MENA and South Asia region in his career spanning 18 years across a diverse set of industries. He is a leading MENA focused Market Entry & Go-To-Market Strategy Specialist.

  • Guest speaker
    Craig Stevens CEO @ Dubicars.com

    Craig has been part of successful Executive teams that have helped the car sales industry in UK, Europe and China navigate through digital transformation, recessions and now a pandemic. He is currently based in the UAE & focuses on supporting the industry by leveraging data, technology and insights.

  • Team member
    Abdelrahman Kurdieh Project Manager @ Messe Frankfurt Middle East

    Abdelrahman Kurdieh is the project manager for Automechanika Jeddah + Riyadh, where he oversees the organization of the annual show in the Middle East’s largest market. Abdelrahman also regularly hosts the Network events for Automechanika Dubai and will be doing the same for the new webinars.

  • Guest speaker
    Tarek Kabrit CEO and Co-founder @ Seez

    Tarek Kabrit is the CEO & Co-founder of Seez, an AI-driven, data-first automotive platform. Prior to this, Tarek was Director of Strategy & Business Development at Yahsat - aerospace arm of Mubadala. During his 20-year career, he has worked in strategy consulting, investment banking, and venture capital at Booz Allen and Deutsche Bank, among others.

Messe Frankfurt Middle East

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds with over 2,600 employees at 30 locations.

The Group’s Dubai-based subsidiary, Messe Frankfurt Middle East, currently organises 16 trade fairs & a series of conferences across the region.