M20 Urban Spaces leader shares valuable insights at Cityscape Global event

Enlightening and thought-provoking conversations marked the panel discussion on the global stage

Mr. Rifath Shaikh, VP – Sales, Marketing and CRM at M20 Urban Spaces was a panellist at Cityscape Global event which was held in Saudi Arabia from September 10 to 13th. Themed ‘The Future of Living’, the event provided insights into some of the largest and most prestigious development projects, smart cities, digitalisation, architecture and design, Proptech, women in real estate, among others.

Elaborating on the prestigious participation, Mr Shaikh, VP Sales, Marketing and CRM, Chennai based M20 Urban Spaces said, “It was a great opportunity for us to be part of the premier international property investment and development event and honoured to be the only developer representing India. Sharing the platform with visionaries from around the world was exciting and professionally fulfilling. It was great exchanging notes with decision-makers.

Mr Shaikh enlightened the audience about how technology is creating unforgettable customer experiences in a future world of converging spaces which brings together living, working (WFH), shopping (e-commerce), healing (remote medical diagnosis), learning (EdTech), etc into single inspired living spaces. This also will drive demand in society for clubs and social spaces calling them ‘Third Space’ with Home being ‘first space’ & work being ‘second space’ as coined by American Sociologist Ray Oldenberg

Cityscape Global is world’s largest and most ambitious real estate event which brings together industry experts to shape the future of urban landscapes. Prestigious Giga Projects in Saudi Arabia alone worth over US$ 18 bn were launched & unveiled at the event. With its influential platform and commitment to sustainable development, Cityscape Global serves as a catalyst for innovation and growth in the real estate sector.  

Mr. Lawrence Eta, VP of Digital and Analytics, Al Ula and Mr. James Bore, Cyber Tech Expert and Director, Bores Consultancy were the other panellists. 

Lucy Hedges, Tech Editor and BBC presenter, was the moderator.