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Marketplace 2.0 Event Replay

Jan 11, 2021

Placewise Talks Marketplace 2.0 Event & Replay

In mid December, Placewise hosted our first-ever Placewise Talks, a virtual summit with content specifically tailored to shopping centre professionals.  The event was a resounding success! Nearly 400 hundred people from around the world registered for the 6 sessions, representing 48 countries.  If you missed the live event, don’t worry you can access all of the sessions here.  


Session topics include:


Keynote - TheShopping Center Evolution:  Survival ofthe Fittest

A conversation with globally recognized retail authority, and author of Remarkable Retail, Steve Dennis


Owning the Shopper Relationship

What is the real value of a database and how are shopping centers around the world using shopper databases to generate revenue and support retail tenants?


Panelists:  Rafael Mateu International Partner, Head of Asset Services Cushman & Wakefield, Spain, Peter Tonstad CEO, Placewise Group, Colleen Heyden Senior Vice President Marketing, Centennial Real Estate, Hans Jorgen Moreland CEO, Scala Eiendom


E-Commerce Coming to the Mall?

Today, consumers are using e-commerce to enhance their physical shopping trips in ways that go well beyond the original idea of e-commerce.

How does e-commerce fit into the mall?


Panelists:  Simeon Siegel, CFA Managing Director, Senior Retail and Ecommerce Analyst BMO Capital Markets, Peter Tonstad CEO, Placewise Group, Whitney Livingston COO, Centennial Real Estate, Aaron Gupta Head of Retail, Melbourne Airport


Closing the Gap – Changing Dynamics Between Landlords and Tenants

With new pressures on the traditional landlord and retail tenant relationship, how do we remove barriers to create more productive partnerships and reach the optimal state of communication and support?


Panelists:  Joseph Boehm former EVP Leasing FCE and Placewise board member, Sara Fang Horton Head of Retail, UEM Sunrise, Jeff Gaul Senior Vice President Store Development, SEPHORA, Klaus Striebich Consultant, RaRE Advise


DeliveringWhat Shoppers Want Now

Covid has been an accelerator for consumer adoption of digital transactions.  But once things get back to normal, what choices and conveniences will shoppers want and expect?


Panelists:  Adrian Heymans Co-Founder & CEO, ECC Real Estate, Neil FarrCEO, Acquire Digital, Andrea Simpson former VP Marketing at Urban Edge Properties and Federal Realty now Principal of Mountain Marketing

What’s Next For Shopping Centers?

Beyond the apocalypse, beyond Covid - what does the future of the shopping centre look like?


Panelists:  Louis G. Conforti CEO, Washington Prime Group, Jason Cheong President, Placewise Asia Pacific, Robert Gould VP, IM Properties, John Stachan Former Chairman intu Properties plc, Member Advisory Board True Global



It’s not too late to start the New Year off right! Gain a global perspective on the shopping centre industry, and inspiration for 2021 from conversations with retail real estate insiders. Find out what’s working, what’s next, and how digital technology can help us get there.


Download the pdf here:
Marketplace 2.0 Event Replay