MAPIC Digital Summit: threats & opportunities - What are the new emerging business models?
Tuesday, 13th November 2012 from 2:30 PM to 5:00 PMEvent Gray d'Albion
The MAPIC Digital Summit will bring together high-profile professionals, mainly retailers, shopping centre owners and developers, high street retail planners, and experts from digital industries.Selected thought leaders will ensure a diverse yet balanced range of experience, expertise, and perspectives in order to meet the needs of all participants. Some of the industry's key decision-makers will be present, including CEOs and other experts from the retail real estate value chain, as well as the e-commerce and digital fields.
By invitation only
Official Media Partner:
Founder, General Creativity Consulting | Chairman, Creative Visions Foundation
Robert Tercek is one of the most prolific creators of interactive entertainment. During his 25 year career, he has created hit titles for Sony Pictures Entertainment, MTV: Music Television and Oprah Winfrey. Today he provides strategic advice to leading technology companies, entertainment studios, telecommunications providers and cutting-edge startup ventures. He is in high demand as a keynote speaker on the subject of "Inventing the Future". He is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Creative Visions Foundation in Malibu, California. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
About General Creativity Consulting
General Creativity Consulting was founded by Robert Tercek to provide strategic insight to companies facing disruption and market transformation. Practice areas include market analysis, creative process, product strategy, positioning and social media policy. Clients include content publishers, studios, television networks, semiconductor and device manufacturers, telecommunications providers and government agencies.
CBRE | Head of Retail, Sr Director European Retail Leasing
Chris Igwe is considered as one of the leading authorities on global retail. Since 2007 he has been at CBRE. In France, Chris is retained as exclusive or preferred adviser by many brands including: Calvin Klein, Costco, Farrow & Ball, Hard Rock Café, Karen Millen, Michael Kors, Nike.
In 2002, Chris founded Chris Igwe International, successfully repositioning or growing brands across Europe. Prior to that he was European Real Estate Director for Foot Locker and then Gap. In 2000 Chris joined ICSC as its Managing Director Europe.
Chris is a highly sought after international speaker, has been a Jury Member for many international retail organizations and features regularly in Europe's leading trade publications. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer, European Engineer and a member of both ICSC and ULI. He is a member of ICSC's European Research Group and ULI's Retail and Leisure Council. Chris is a co-founder of Retailp.com, the leading European retail information website.
Chris holds a BSc from Newcastle University, England and an MSc in Geotechnical Engineering from Heriot-Watt University in Scotland.
Chris is a qualified Executive Coach, a Corporate Speaking Trainer and Mentor to many across the globe.
Born and raised in his native country, Nigeria, Chris is multi-lingual in English. French, German and now rusty Dutch. His hobbies include teaching life skills to children and young people, sports, and going to the movies with his children!
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world's largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2011 revenue). The company has approximately 34,000 employees (excluding affiliates) and serves real estate owners, investors, and occupiers through more than 300 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities, and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting. To learn more, please visit www.cbre.com online.
Jérôme Le Grelle, graduate of the Institute of Political Sciences of Paris ("Sciences Po"), has a rare experience of careers in commercial real estate. He has been confronted with issues of development, management and valuation of commercial real estate assets, both as a user and as an investor.
He began his career in developers' organizations and held various positions in the set-up and development of real estate projects (Bouygues, Kaufman & Broad, Financière Rive Gauche).
In 1997, he joined SEPHORA for the development of the network throughout Europe, and then became responsible for the Real Estate Department of LVMH.
In 2002, he was named President of the French subsidiary of Rodamco Europe, a real estate company specialized in commercial assets, until its merger with Unibail.
After a passage as COO of Carrefour Property, which he set up, he has created his own organization with Convergences-CVL, a consulting firm specialized in retail real estate and town planning of retail properties.
Convergences-CVL is an operational consulting firm, entirely specialized in retail real estate and town planning of retail properties.
Convergences-CVL brings together all the expertises necessary for the development and the definition of development strategies and their operational implementation.
CONVERGENCES is thus able to advise its customers on how to capture the financial and commercial value that is created at each stage of the life of an asset, from its creation to its management.
Convergences’ organization includes all skills related to research and studies, design, conception and development of retail projects, marketing, property management and asset management.
Convergences can therefore assist all the stakeholders who face the various questions of retail real estate, including local authorities, investors, developers and retailers.
Convergences-CVL covers all types of projects and works mainly in France, Europe and North Africa.
Hub Institute | CoFounder
Emmanuel Vivier has been co-founder and former CEO of the international digital agency Vanksen (110 employees) for 10 years, blogger, entrepreneur and business angel. Emmanuel is one of the
world's most renowned experts in terms of digital and 2.0 marketing. He has accompanied numerous top brands such as Disney, Coca Cola, Danone and L'Oréal, as well as trained over 4500 people in a dozen countries. He is now founder of The HUB Institute.
About Hub Institute:
The Hub Institute is a "Digital Think Tank" and a boutique consultant that accompanies agencies, major brands and corporations for strategic training, integration and guidance on digital matters, in France and internationally.
Cushman & Wakefield | Managing Director - Partner
Christian Dubois is a Partner of Cushman & Wakefield and Managing Director of Cushman & Wakefield Paris office.
With more than 17 years as a retail property specialist, he has advised major property investors such as Axa, Unibail, Altarea and Générali Immobilier as well as international retailers such as H&M, Gap, Esprit, Marks & Spencer and Apple in their expansion.
His team handles the leasing and/or managing of some shopping centres and retail parks across France including Les Terrasses du Port in Marseilles (Hammerson) and Greencenter in Salaise sur Sanne (Frey).
C&W's Retail agency handles High Streets, Shopping Centres, Retail Parks and Tenant Representation throughout France.
He is a Board Member of "Conseil National des Centres Commerciaux" (CNCC), expert at "Argus de l'Enseigne", member of the Steering Committee at Mapic and member of RICS.
About Cushman & Wakefield:
Cushman & Wakefield is the world's largest privately-held commercial real estate services firm. The company advises and represents clients on all aspects of property occupancy and investment, and has established a preeminent position in the world’s major markets, as evidenced by its frequent involvement in many of the most significant property leases, sales and assignments. Founded in 1917 it has 243 offices in 60 countries and more than 14,000 employees. It offers a complete range of services for all property types, including leasing, sales and acquisitions, equity, debt and structured finance, corporate finance and investment banking, corporate services, property management, facilities management, project management, consulting and valuation. The firm has more than $4 billion in assets under management globally. A recognized leader in local and global real estate research, the firm publishes its market information and studies online at www.cushmanwakefield.com/knowledge
KPMG Stefan Schmidt joined KPMG in 1993. Before 1993 he gained experience at Peat Marwick Mitchell from 1990-1992. After his appointment as a Partner in 1998 Stefan was dedicated to the banking and finance sector. During his career he has advised on investment banking, project structuring and financing in the area of cellular mobile networks, gas pipelines, oil, gas and chemical industry, engineering, transportation, pharmaceutical industries and real estate. Since 2000 he is fully dedicated to the real estate industry, predominantly with a focus on the fund industry.
Professional and Industry Experience
Since the year 2000 he has been involved in the real estate industry form a tax side dealing with all aspects of acquisitions, holding and exits scenarios, including financing, restructuring activities, due diligence work and new product developments.
Advised on various occasions on tax optimized investments in real estate for German funds as well as international funds. In particular he has been working regularly with Sovereign Wealth funds regarding their German investments.
During the last seven years he has been involved in real estate transactions in the size of more than € 10 billion in aggregate. The KPMG Real estate tax practice led by him is the German market leader in serving regulated real estate vehicles and it has been ranked by Euromoney as the top Real Estate Tax Adviser 2011 in Europe.
He is a member of the Tax Committee of the German Property Federation (ZIA) and helping the industry regarding their lobbying activities.
Clear Channel | Head of Strategy
Emmanuel Pottier started his career at Lucent Technologies in 1999 as Strategic Planning & Studies Manager France, just after graduating from ESC Bordeaux. He then took on the whole EMEA region under supervision.
From 2003 to 2005, he was the Communication & Lobbying Manager of the "Paris 2012" committee, working for Paris to host the 2012 Olympic Games.
After that he joined Bearing Point, a leading Management & Technologies consulting firm, as Media & Telcos Senior Consultant.
ALTAREA COGEDIM then recruited him as their new Leisure & Retail Development Manager, where he worked for a year.
Emmanuel Pottier finally joined Clear Channel France in 2008 as a Mission Manager detached to the company CEO, in charge of restructuring the whole organization.
As Clear Channel France Strategy Director from 2010 onwards, he has most notably overviewed the strategic shift of the company and now manages on top of that the New Media "PLAY" activity.