Reed MIDEM, the organiser of MAPIC, will be hosting a unique networking event as part of LeisurUp, held on the MAPIC Digital platform. The ‘Meet the Leisure Operator ‘event will take place on 7 July at 15.30 CEST, and registration for one of the limited places will close on 2 July.
This will be a chance to meet a range of innovative international leisure operators looking for new business opportunities, for an exclusive chat in an open discussion format. These are operators at the forefront of the transformation of retail, bringing new experiences into traditional retail and urban sites.
The closed-door, one-hour event will be moderated by Louis Alfieri, Principal / Chief Creative Officer at Raven Sun Creative Inc. and Massimiliano Freddi, Leisure Consultant at TradeLab.
Chance to make new connections
The list of confirmed leisure operators taking part includes:
- CITY WAVE
- Electric Gamebox
- Flight Club – seeking franchise partners
- iFly – global sites
- IT-Attractions / Nerd AX
- Merlin Entertainments
- Otium capital – kids empire
- POP GOLF
- Urban Legacies
- Studio IX
The moderators will begin by presenting a few words on the market and explaining how the event will work, then attendees will be spread over two rooms, with microphones and videos opened for 25 minutes.
During this time, the leisure operators will introduce themselves and explain their concepts as well as who they are looking for. The moderators will also be on had to ask questions, spark conversation and matchmake. Following this, the speakers will swap rooms so everyone has a chance to see each speaker.
Finally, attendees and speakers will convene in one room for closing remarks.
To book a place at this virtual event, please click here.
Last year MAPIC and LeisurUp 2020 both took place via the MAPIC digital platform, allowing businesses, suppliers, investors and operators to connect despite the global pandemic.