Date: 13 May 2021 - 13 May 2021, 9:30 - 11:30

Location: Online


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PlaceTech Talks Retail + Leisure

Date: 13 May 2021 - 13 May 2021, 9:30 - 11:30

Location: Online


Our High Streets and malls are under enormous pressure to reinvent themselves after a year of enforced absence from shoppers. What will be their purpose in the future?

We will explore:

  • The purpose of physical retail
  • Era of belonging
  • Creating engaged communities
  • Multi-channel comes of age
  • Rise of indies
  • Modern footfall data
  • Flexible lease models
  • Mixed-use 2.0, and more

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Speakers confirmed

Allan Lockhart, CEO, NewRiver | The NewRiver portfolio is focused on the growing and sustainable sub-sectors of the UK retail market including grocery, convenience stores, value clothing, health & beauty and discounters that provide important everyday household goods and services to communities across the UK.

Allan Lockhart NewRiver REIT (300x350)

Brad Miller, managing director, MAGO | MAGO, part of Manchester Airports Group, is responsible for unlocking tech-enabled revenues and delivering innovative new products

Brad Miller

Andrea George, director for town centre & consumer brands at Bruntwood Works | Bruntwood Works creates and manages retail and leisure spaces across Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds and Birmingham, working with over 150 operators including independent shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and street food traders.

Andrea George

Dan Gildoni, CEO and co-founder, Placense | Placense is a location analytics company providing real-time insights on people’s movement, behavior, and demographics in the outdoor world


Dan Gildoni

Michelle Buxton, founder and CEO, Toolbox Group | Toolbox Group is the creator of award-winning real estate community engagement and management technology, Mallcomm

Michelle Buxton Toolbox Group

Natalia Maximova, associate partner, Sheppard Robson | Sheppard Robson is an award-winning architecture practice. Its design approach is defined by the exploration of new ideas, processes and technologies, and commitment to sustainability.

Natalia Maxamova (300x350)

Karen K Burns, co-founder and CEO, Fyma | Fyma is a self-service platform that turns cameras into predictive sensors and allows retail centres to understand what happens inside their spaces.

Karen Burns (300x350)

Ben Rosenbaum, co-founder, Dent Reality | Dent Reality is an augmented reality platform that brings the benefits of online shopping to the brick and mortar retail market

Ben Rosenbaum (300x350)

Who attends?

Senior representatives from across the property sector who are interested in innovation + future-proofing, including developers, architects, engineers, planners, professional services, and proptech providers.

Benefits of attending:

  • You’ll get to network with senior professionals from across the retail + leisure sector on digital tables
  • You’ll have the ability to connect with and private message speakers and other delegates
  • You’ll have access to panel discussions from industry experts which will be available to watch again after the event

The event is free to attend. Please register using the form below. If you have any issues, contact

This event is sponsored by Mallcomm and Bruntwood Works

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