EXPO REAL 2022 insights

Reasons to be optimistic despite the challenges ahead Joanna Fisher, CEO of ECE Marketplaces and a member of ECSP’s board, attended this year’s edition of EXPO REAL. It was an opportunity to network and engage after another year that has seen Europe take on further new challenges which have significant effects also for the industry. Given the challenges the pandemic created and the concerns over the global economy ahead, the

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The Solals are back! New awards recognise innovative talent at a challenging time

Europe’s retail property sector was disproportionately impacted by the pandemic, pushing its marketing efforts to be more innovative than ever. Last month’s launch by ECSP of the Solal Awards, recognises marketing excellence in retail and leisure destinations right across the continent. We asked Alan Thornton, Chair of the organising team, why the time is right to bring them back after a three-year gap. There’s a famous quote that states ‘life

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Why secure data is even more vital in unsecure times

This week, we hear from our partners RegioPlan Consulting GmbH and RegioData Research GmbH. The team looks at how access to data is becoming increasingly important in an ever-changing commercial environment, and the benefits the new partnership with ECSP will bring to the membership.

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Guest blog: What makes a vibrant centre attractive?

As part of our ‘Vibrant Cities: Shopping Places Matter’ campaign, we spoke to Roberto Limetti, member of the ECSP Executive Board on behalf of founding member CNCC Italy, the Italian Council of Shopping Places to tell us what he thinks makes a vibrant centre attractive.

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