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LeisurUp by MAPIC presents meet the operators event

Participants will be able to connect with creators of innovative concepts


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 13th Oct at 15.00 CEST.

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:

  • Electric Gamebox
  • Flight Club – seeking franchise partners
  • iFly – global sites
  • IT-Attractions / Nerd AX
  • KCC
  • Kidzania
  • Merlin Entertainments
  • Mycotoo
  • Otium capital – kids empire
  • TFouparc
  • 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.

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Charlotte Coates

Charlotte Coates is blooloop's editor. She is from Brighton, UK and previously worked as a librarian. She has a strong interest in arts, culture and information and graduated from the University of Sussex with a degree in English Literature. Charlotte can usually be found either with her head in a book or planning her next travel adventure.

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