Conference & events programme 2022

Antoine Frey will speak at MAPIC

Antoine Frey, 47, has had an entrepreneurial career in the written press, specialized distribution retail real estate. He founded the company FREY and proceeded to its IPO in 2008. FREY became a property company listed on the Paris Stock Exchange (under the SIIC regime). Since then, under his leadership, the company has become one of the major players in retail real estate in France, specializing in open-air shopping centers and the urban and commercial renewal of city entrances.2021, FREY has become the 1st French listed company to obtain B CORP certification and the 1st real estate company to become an "entreprise à mission". In 2009, Antoine FREY was named Pierre D'Or in the Promoters category,and in 2011 he received the Jean Weil prize for personality of the year (SIIC Trophies). He was also Chairman of the CNCC from 2017 to 2019 and received the CNCC Personality of the Year award in 2019.

People, Planet, Profit: Navigating retail towards a more “human” world

For the retail and property industry, 2021 was a very challenging time. The pandemic accelerated many changes in consumer habits, most of which were already underway, obliging all of us to adapt our way of living and doing business. It is now time for retail and property players to face the challenges and opportunities post-Covid - A world built around human beings, their needs, new behaviours and new ways of living. A world where the boundaries between digital interactions and physical experiences are blurring and where sustainability and responsible consumption are no longer optional.

MAPIC 2022 will continue to play its role as a barometer and window of the industry, guiding all the market players and helping them to navigate this continuously changing world

Discover the key pillars

The six pillars of the programme of conference and contents will help participants to identify the right business partners to help them to create new and unique lifestyle & experiential destinations.  Make 2022 a time of opportunities!

The new retail

Concepts meeting new consumer needs and values


Creating experiences in physical places


Giving a new flavour to retail destinations 


Respond to consumer’s search for meaning and investor’s search for value

The evolution of traditional property assets and the rise of mixed use

Borders between asset classes continue to blur, creating new and unique lifestyle destinations


Bridge the gap between online and offline with seamless shopping experiences

A snapshot of key MAPIC’s 2021 speakers

Soumia Hadjali

Chief Digital Officer EMEA


Yael Coifman

Senior Partner, LDP & President of the EME

Board, TEA

Nicolas de Villiers



Pascal Ferracci



Ludovic Flandin

Head of RSE


Vincent Gufflet

Chief Operations & Services Officer


Christophe Gomart

Group Dir. of Security, Risk & Crisis Managt


Etienne Dupuy



Tal Zvi Nathanel



Ian Sandford



On-site pitching sessions: Discover new concepts and solutions

Attend our four 1-hour talks facilitating the connection between sellers and buyers! Each company will have 5 minutes to pitch their concept, solution or project to potential partners.

Retail Pitch Contest

New retail concepts from established brands to new retailers including digital native vertical brands

Leisure Pitch Contest

The most dynamic leisure concepts and solution to create unique location-based experiences

Food talks

The latest food concepts and solutions driving traffic and increasing dwell time in lifestyle destinations.

Innovation Pitch

The most relevant innovative solutions to boost your business and adapt to new consuming habits.

Interested in pitching? 

Discover our on-site premium networking events

MAPIC has created 7 closed-door networking events to enable attendees to do business, find the right partners, think about new business models, network and discover trends & concepts of the industry. Premium networking events are by invitation only (limited spots).

How to shape retail in cities!  

This summit will look at how cities can reinvent themselves to remain attractive for retailers, featuring successful business cases and networking opportunities with experts.

Sustainability workshop

A new format providing participants with accurate information about the key elements that make a project sustainable, featuring successful business cases and networking with experts and specialists

Outlet Summit

Our annual focus on the dynamic and expanding designer outlet sector, will bring together outlet developers, retailers & investors

Meet the leisure operators!

An exclusive networking event focusing on new business models and the latest location-based entertainment trends / projects to shape lifestyle destinations

Legal forum

A new format to support the industry facing current challenges such as innovative use of technology and data, new forms of leasing, licensing and franchising, doing business both through ecommerce platforms and stores

Multi-unit & Master franchise summit

An exclusive closed-door networking event bringing together international franchise partners and a selection of retail and restaurant leading brands willing to boost their business around the world.

Private equity lunch

An exclusive lunch bringing together decision makers from private equity investment companies looking to discover and set deals with new restaurant concepts.