Lego, Jack Wolfskin, Brussels and the Odysseum shopping centre in France were the high-profile winners of the Mapic awards 2010, distributed in Cannes.
Among the highlights of the ceremony held on November 18 in the Palais des Festivals, Cannes, Frederic Lefebvre, France’s Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industry, gave the MAPIC 2010 Personality of the Year award to Jean-Paul Freret, Director of Expansion and Real Estate and member of the executive committee of the Vivarte group.
List of winning entries:
Best international retailer:
Jack Wolfskin (Germany) for its innovative outdoor clothing shops and range.
Best new retail concept:
Best shopping centre:
Odysseum (Montpellier, France) for its futuristic architecture and integrated shopping experience.
Best improved city attractiveness:
Brussels, Capital region (Belgium) for the lengths it goes to work with retailers.
As part of the France Country of Honour celebrations, the MAPIC Awards Jury chose Jean-Paul Freret, Director of Expansion and Real Estate and member of the executive committee of the Vivarte group as Personality of the Year.
MAPIC and retail property
MAPIC is an annual international retail property event that takes place in Cannes, France. It brings together leading players from the global retail real estate industry for three days of networking and business opportunities. The event provides a platform for retailers to showcase their products and services, while investors can explore new investment options. Additionally, MAPIC offers business seminars and workshops on topics ranging from store design to sustainability initiatives in order to equip attendees with the latest trends in the industry.
Property professionals use MAPIC as an opportunity not only to discover upcoming trends but also build relationships that could lead towards future collaborations between different stakeholders involved in this sector! With its wide range of activities available during these three days it’s no doubt why so many people come back each year – making it one of the most important events dedicated exclusively towards retail real estate across Europe!
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