Source Name : Shopping Centres Next 2023

Category Name : Business and Finance

Creating the Future of India’s Retail Destinations: Shopping Centres Next 2023 Arrives in Bengaluru!

Updated: 03/10/2023

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 3: Bengaluru is poised to host India’s most exciting retail real estate intelligence event – Shopping Centres Next 2023, on the 3rd and 4th of October at the Conrad Hotel.

This eagerly awaited event from the IMAGES Group promises to bring together the brightest minds in the nation's retail and shopping centre ecosystem, presenting an unprecedented opportunity to discover and experience innovation in offline lifestyle experiences for a digital age.

What Awaits You:

Shopping Centres Next 2023 stands as a pivotal crossroads for stakeholders spanning the spectrum of retail location strategy, shopping centre design, leasing, and management. This dynamic platform will foster discussions on navigating the ever-evolving terrain of retail real estate development, leasing, management, and marketing. Eminent industry leaders will impart their insights, share experiences, and offer glimpses into the future.

Speaking about the pivotal role of Shopping Centres Next 2023, Vineet Chadha, COO – Retail, IMAGES Group, remarked, “At Shopping Centres Next 2023, we are poised to explore how innovation and collaboration can reshape the shopping experience - from design to management to marketing. We believe in catalysing the creation of lifestyle destinations that transcend mere shopping; we are curating insights from over 150 of India’s leading minds in the retail-to-retail-real-estate value chain.”

The event kicks off with a mega Mall Masterclass session on 3rd October – Mastering the Future – bringing together leaders in their craft to share their experience and wisdom with those who love the built environment. Program Moderator Jonathan Yach, Chief Asset Officer, Beyond Squarefeet will oversee the four-hour CPD-compliant masterclasses, including Employee Incentivisation and Motivation conducted by Gopal Machani, Jt. MD, M G Brothers (MG Felicity Mall, Nellore);  Extracting Value from Shopping Centres conducted by Rajendra Kalkar, President (Malls) & Whole Time Director, The Phoenix Mills Ltd.;  Ensuring Mall Success with Procedures and Processes conducted by Jayen Naik, COO, Nexus Malls; and Property and Asset Management conducted by himself.

The evening of 3rd October will also host the IMAGES South India Retail Awards (SIRA) 2023, powered by Forum Malls, with recognitions being bestowed on outstanding brands, retailers and iconic leaders from the region’s vibrant retail landscape.

The event boasts an impressive lineup of speakers, including luminaries such as:

Surjit Singh Rajpurohit, COO - Amanora Mall Pune

Maneesh Gaur, Chief Business Development Officer - PVR

Jayen Naik, COO - Nexus Malls

Bipin Gurnani, President & CEO - Prozone Intu Properties

Nirupa Shankar, Jt. MD - Brigade Group

Gopal Machani, JMD - MG Felicity Mall, Nellore

Tushar Dhingra, Co-founder & CEO - Dhishoom Cinemas

Devang Sampat, CEO - Cinepolis

Kamal Khushlani, Founding Director - Mufti

Deepak Kumar, Chairman and MD - Elpro International Ltd.

Rajendra Kalkar, President (Malls) & Whole Time Director - The Phoenix Mills Ltd

V Muhammad Ali, CEO – Retail - Prestige Group (Forum Malls)

Shibu Philips, Director - Shopping Malls Lulu Group, India

Ashwin Balasubramaniam, Consultant - Brookefields Mall, Coimbatore

Mukesh Kumar, MD & CEO - Quest Properties & SCAI Chairman

Ravinder Choudhary, VP - Unity One & Vegas Malls

Rehan Samuel Huck, VP & Head - Leasing - DLF Retail

Ashish Bhandari, Head Malls - R City Group

Jatin Goel, ED - Omaxe

Sunil Munshi, VP - Retail - Brigade Group - Orion Malls

Prakesh Patel, MD - Bhoomi World

Uddhav Poddar, MD - Bhumika Group

Gaurav Paliwal, Head Leading & Ops - City Centre Mall, Guwahati

Ashish Gupta, VP - BD - Pacific Malls

Charan Reddy Boya, ED - BNR Infra Projects

Munish Khanna, CRO - Express Avenue

Manoj Singh, Vice President Ops - Forum Malls; Kozhikode

Pushpa Bector, Senior Executive Director DLF Retail - DLF Mall

Jonathan Yach, Chief Asset Officer - TexValley (Beyond Square Feet)

Prasad Rane, CMO - Pioneer Property Zone Services (ICS Realty Group)

The Annual IMAGES Shopping Centre Awards (ISCA) 2023 powered by PVR INOX, India’s most authoritative recognitions for excellence in retail real estate, will be the grand finale of the two-day gathering, with multiple awards for outstanding shopping centres from across the country.

Event Partners:

Shopping Centres Next 2023 is powered by CRC, Forum Mall, and PVR INOX, with support from Inorbit, Medallion 68, Urban Square, Infinity, Lulu Mall, DLF Malls, Vegas, Ambience Mall, Unity One, Pacific, VR, Garuda, Trehan Iris, Orion, Brookefield Properties, Amanora Mall, Felix Plaza, The Phoenix Mills Limited, Bhumi World Factory Outlet, Forum, Nexus Select Trust, Skidata, CBRE, and Envision Xperience.

R City is the Mall Partner, while Being Human joins as the Conscious Fashion Partner, and Parko takes on the role of Parking Solution Partner.

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