TBA, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Event Date Tue Sep 7 EET - Wed Sep 8 EET (5 months ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Sep 7 3:00am - Wed Sep 8 7:45am
Location TBA
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Region EMEA

For the 12th time, top decision-makers will meet and discuss the future of the specialist store type. Meet industry giants from the retail sector, developers, operators, brokers and investors. The participants find out about trends and the future of specialist markets and specialist market centers: How do corona, lock-downs, urbanization and demographic development change specialist markets and specialist market centers of the future? Which concepts are sustainable and future-proof? What innovations and affordable solutions does the area need?

• Upheaval in retail: the specialist market as a winner in the crisis
• Specialist stores in Corona times: Challenge shopping experience
• Tenant mix: New formats - concepts and strategies from retail
• Retail parks in transition: Rethinking catering concepts, mixed use and rents
• Future forum: visions for sustainable trade of the day after tomorrow


2021 Speakers

Achim Fringes
Management Consultant, Book Author

Karin Tischer
Managing Director, Food & More, Kaarst

Marc Föhrer
Managing Director, Beckmann andFöhrer Urban Planner PartGmbB

Dr. Johannes Grooterhorst
Lawyer, Counsel for Eversheds Sutherland (Germany) Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater Solicitors Partnerschaft mbB

Carmen Marschall
Board Member, Mandrops AG

Florian Lauerbach
Managing Partner, ILG Group

Jann Robert
Managing Director, ILG Centermanagement GmbH

Tim Böker
Director Retail, ROSE Bikes GmbH

Dr. Christine Lemaitre
Managing Director, German Sustainable Building Council DGNB eV

Sarah Hoffmann
Co-Head Retail Investment Germany, Jones Lang LaSalle SE

Volker Eckl
VVG Head, Expansion, Dm-drogerie Markt GmbH + Co. KG

Sebastian Engels
Head, Location

Marcel Fitz
Head, Real Estate, Expansion & Shop Management Shopfitting, Hamm Reno Group GmbH

Eckhard Labrenz
Head, Expansion & Construction , "The Feeding House" franchise GmbH & Co. KG

Thomas Kuhlmann
CEO, HAHN-Immobilien-Beteiligungs AG

Jörn Burghardt
Head, Business Development & Acquisition, GPEP GmbH

Sascha M. Wilhelm
Chief Executive Officer, x + bricks Group

Dr. Angelus Bernreuther
Head, Institutional Investors and Real Estate Management, Kaufland Stiftung & Co. KG

Werner Nuoffer
Managing Partner, Parken & Management GmbH

Roger Dierig
Manager, Location Acquisition Charging Infrastructure, EnbW mobility + AG and Co.KG

Joaquin Jimenez Zabala
Head, Sales Commercial Real Estate, WISAG Facility Management Holding GmbH & Co. KG

Prof. Dr. Stephan Rüschen
Professor, Commerce / Retail, Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University, Heilbronn


Ralf Koschny
Spokesman for the Board, Bulwiengesa AG

Dr. Jan Hennig
Partner, GSK Stockmann

Miriam Beul
Business Journalist and Owner, Texts + Talks, Network Agency for Urban Communication

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

• Kaufland
• Hahn Gruppe
• Stadt Handel


• Kplus Konzept
• Fair Parken

• Lebensmittel Zeitung
• Across
• Textil Wirtschaft
• Etailment