Discover, Share & Network

A world-class programme of conferences to explore the Italian retail real estate industry hosted by key experts.

What are the best retail property opportunities to expand your business in Italy? Over 2 days, retailers, shopping centre developers & owners, brokers and investors connect to expand and develop their business in Italy, learning and sharing about Italian business opportunities through conferences and interactions with industry experts.


2018 Key Speakers

Massimo Baggi

Marketing & Ecommerce Director


Alessia De Col

Business Dev. Lockers & PickUp Points


Armando Garosci

Reporter & Editorial Project Director


Massimo Moretti



Hervé Montaner

Director Expansion Europe


Massimo Pozzi

Real Estate Dev. & Tech. services director


Tiziana Tini

Digital Marketing & Communication Consultant


Francesco Zhou

General Manager 


Conference & Event Programme

Day 1 - Wednesday 8 May 2019


09.00-10.00 | Welcome breakfast


11.00-12.00 | When reail & entertainment meet the ultimate shopping destination | Conference Room

  • The entertainment industry today: international overview & focus on Italy
  • How to choose the best entertainment solutions to increase traffic & revenues and transform retail destinations into lifeplaces?
  • How to finance entertainment projects in shopping destinations? Which economic & operating models to apply to develop leisure?
  • Live entertainment, culture, edutainment, gamification, VR,... the right leisure mix to boost footfall, customer experience & to stand out among competitors


13.00-14.30 | Networking lunch


15.30-16.30 | Is Italy still appealing for international retailers & investors | Conference Room

  • Snapshot on the Italian retail market: overview, key figures & trends
  • Why investing in Italy? Latest & upcoming retailers expansion projects & acquisitions
  • Focus on established international brands & experiences
  • Shopping malls, outlet centres, high streets: what are the best places & formats to invest in?


18.00-20.00 | Welcome reception

Day 2 - Thursday 9 May 2019


09.00-10.00 | Welcome breakfast


10.30-12.00 | Official CNCC Session | Conference Room - Co-Organiser: Consiglio Nazionale dei Centri Commerciali


13.00-14.30 | Networking lunch


15.30-16.30 | Retail convergence: energising physical!

  • Why are physical retailers reinventing their business models & embracing digital to implement their O2O strategy?
  • How pure-players use physical to reinforce their online presence, increase traffic & revenues and enable new distribution models?
  • Online, offline: how to share data to improve personalised customer journey to meet increasing expectations
  • What are the next big challenges & opportunities for property owners?


20.00 | Retail Awards Italy Ceremony | By invitation only - Organisers: Retail&Food - Edifis & Consiglio Nazionale dei Centri Commerciali


Co-organisers & Partners