Reach Group Participates In Mapic India’s 3rd Edition Of Shopping Centre Summit & Awards

Reach Group Participates In Mapic India's 3rd Edition Of Shopping Centre Summit & AwardsGurugram, April 2023: MAPIC (Formerly IRF), India’s premier annual event where retail brands learn, grow, shop, and experience the future of retail and retail real estate in the world’s fastest-growing market, recently organized Shopping Centre Summit & Awards on 19th April 2023 at The Leela Ambience, Gurugram, in which Reach Group participated as a moderator.

With this year’s theme ‘Looking Beyond Shopping: Experiential Hubs Crafting Next Decade Of Retail’, the coveted event served as a vital platform to initiate engaging conversations around right strategies and technologies to pave the way forward for the fast-growing retail industry. While it fulfilled its promise of showcasing upcoming projects of retailers and developers, the 2023 edition also offered an opportunity for networking and debates addressing key issues affecting the industry. There has been growth in the overall industry, the idea of neighborhood complex is growing, industry leaders like Cyberhub, Reach 3 Roads, 32 Milestone have been playing a big role.

The Shopping Centre Summit & Awards also witnessed numerous thought leadership sessions which saw industry leaders and experts sharing their insights on multiple aspects of the retail industry. Among those engaging conversations, a panel discussion titled ‘Socializing is the New Fashion’ was moderated by Nandini Taneja, Vice President (Leasing), Reach Group. The session saw noted industry leaders – Raghav Verma (Founder of Chaayos), Rohit Gopalani (Head Leasing of Inorbit), Chua Zi Jun (Director of DP Architects), Sharad Nagpal (Senior Director & Co-Head, North India, Retail & Leisure Advisory Services of JLL India) and Priykant Gautam (Founder of Plaka Cyber Hub/Karigari) sharing their thoughts on the evolution of mall culture into a holistic social experience.

 Talking about her experience at the much-anticipated event, Ms. Nandini Taneja, Vice President (Leasing), at Reach Group said, “The recent years have witnessed retail businesses embracing change and stepping up to the industry challenges. This has made it imperative for industry leaders to understand the changing consumer behaviour and staying abreast with key trends. This is where premier industry events like Mapic India play an integral role in bringing all the stakeholders together to share knowledge and expertise to identify industry challenges and find probable solutions thereon. We, at Reach Group, have always valued consumer experience and innovation in our persistent bid to overcome challenges and remain future-forward. Therefore, participating in this year’s Shopping Centre Summit & Awards – a true reflection of the capabilities and aspirations of the retail industry – was a great opportunity for us as a Group. I am also thankful to the organizers for giving me the honor of moderating one of the most engaging panel discussions at the event.”

Apart from numerous comprehensive and engrossing panel discussions & presentations, Mapic India also recognized excellence in the business of shopping centers by rolling out special awards for brands and individuals who’ve been spearheading the industry with their dynamic approach and innovation over the years.

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