MAPIC Awards finalists announced

MAPIC Awards, the prestigious competition created to honour excellence, innovation, and creativity in the retail real estate sector, announces their shortlisted projects for this year.

MAPIC, the leading International retail property event, home of the retail, leisure and food communities. Copyright: Mandoga Media

The annual awards programme recognises the finest rising retail and leisure new concepts, best performing retail real estate assets and projects, and innovative and sustainable initiatives and culminates in a prestigious gala dinner attended by the most influential professionals in the industry.

MAPIC – the international leading global retail property event including LeisurUp and The Happetite at the Palais des Festivals. Copyright: Mandoga Media

This edition of the Awards are anchored by the revitalised twelve categories that include four established and eight new categories aiming to award the most innovative, sustainable, exciting developments, regeneration and impactful projects internationally

The jury panel for MAPIC 2022 is led by Mayté Legeay, Senior Asset Management Europe at Resolution Property, and a carefully curated selection of senior industry experts:

Pascal Barboni, Managing Director, Frey [France]
Alain Boutigny, Editor in Chief, Sites Commerciaux [France]
Michelle Buxton, CEO & Founder, Toolbox Group [UK]
Lorraine Dieulot, Lifestyle Business Unit Director, Saguez & Partners [France]
Jonathan Doughty, Non Executive Chairman, WhiteSpace Partners Ltd [UK]
Steffen Eric Friedlein, Managing Director Leasing, ECE Projektmanagement [Germany]
Ana Guedes de Oliveira, Executive Director, Developments, Sonae Sierra [Portugal]
Jennifer Macdonald, Senior Director Real Estate, Brookfield Properties [UK]
Clémentine Pacitti, Group Head of CSR, Klepierre [France]
Fabien Stutz, Head of Real Estate, Peek & Cloppenburg
Adolfo Suarez, Partner, Lombardini 22 [Italy]
Benjamin Tetard, Senior Director Partnership & Own Retail, Concessions EMEA, Timberland VF Corporation [Switzerland]
Robert Travers, Head EMEA Retail & Leisure, Cushman & Wakefield [UK]

MAPIC 2022 edition will analyze the main changes taking place in the industry giving the floor to the new players at the center of this transformation and will guide the market players in identifying and choosing the most suitable solutions and partners to build lifestyle destinations. Copyright: Mandoga Media

Hundreds of the most exciting and innovative leisure concepts shaping the industry globally will attend this year’s LeisurUp – the home of the leisure industry community – hosted by MAPIC. LeisurUp features a complete programme including an exhibition area and conference sessions. It is held in a dedicated 3,000 sqm exhibition area at the heart of MAPIC in Cannes, at the world-renowned Palais des Festivals, and will host over 50 industry exhibitors and 200 leisure operators.
Bringing together leisure operators, landlords’ representatives, city representatives, and retailers under one roof, MAPIC 2022 is an unmissable opportunity for industry stakeholders to explore the potential of ‘retailtainment’. Copyright: Mandoga Media

The MAPIC Awards 2022 will include a special category dedicated to the Best Leisure Concept, creating a new benchmark for the largest, global leisure projects. The awards have already seen a record number of submissions, with more than 30 successful projects launched within the leisure sector—all of which will be present at MAPIC 2022. Submissions span concepts that combine sports (such as urban surfing, bowling, and bouldering), with culture (immersive shows or digital art), and educational parks, showcasing how leisure activities can be integrated within retail destinations.
50% of the exhibition area dedicated to occupiers (retailers, digital native vertical brands, restaurant chains and leisure concepts). Copyright: Mandoga Media