Conferences & events programme
Attend a world-class conference, talks and networking events to learn, share and connect with the leaders of the leisure industry
Attend a world-class programme of conferences and events to explore the international leisure industry trends and to capture the most attractive LBE solutions that will boost your business.
Over 3 days, leisure industry decision makers including leisure operators, leisure consultants, leisure destination owners (retail destinations, cities, airport operators, etc.), as well as leisure service providers… will connect to share about the latest global industry market insights, discuss new business models and grow their business.
Discover LeisurUp 2020 programme
Flagship theme: Building emotion into physical spaces
Integrating Leisure and Entertainment in lifestyle destinations in the new post-crisis world
In an increasingly connected and digital world, creating places where people can enjoy vibrant experiences and share them with family and friends has become a real game-changer for local policymakers and property developers. Integrating leisure and entertainment in physical places is now the key to regenerating deprived areas, bringing new life to urban and retail destinations and building new modern mixed-used proper ties.
An amazing lineup of renowned leisure industry experts will share their insights and visions on the latest trends, strategic approaches, new successful models and economics of location-based entertainment solutions in the post Covid-19 world.
- The new normal Post-Covid19
- Sustainability: People, Profit & Planet
- Innovations & Technology
- New solutions
- Customer trends
- Brands & IP Experiences
- Competitive socialising
THE LBE LANDSCAPE
- Immersive Experiences (VR centres, escape rooms, flight simulators…)
- Arts & Culture (museums, science centres, touring exhibition…)
- Esports & Video Gaming
- Active Entertainment & Indoor Attractions (fitness, bowling, climbing, trampoline, skydiving, golf…)
- Live Events & Space Activation
- Small Amusement Parks & FEC (family entertainement centers)
- Operating models (Landlords, IP Owners, Operators, …)
- Join-Ventures, Franchising, Leasing
- Private Equity Investments
RETHINKING PLACES & SPACES
- Retail spaces & Travel Hubs
- Urban areas
- Hotels & Tourism locations
- Theme Parks
From MAPIC Leisure Day 2019 to LeisurUp
In 2020, LeisurUp will be collocated with MAPIC *.
MAPIC is the leading international retail property event. Every November, MAPIC welcomes 8,200 participants including retailers, brands, pure players, shopping destinations, cities & urban planners, culture, leisure operators, workplaces, medical centres, and hotels to imagine and build the world's best places to live, play and shop.
In 2019 MAPIC organised the Leisure Day: One day before MAPIC, the Leisure Day gathered over 900 participants for a full-day programme of conferences and workshops.
*A separate badge will be required to access MAPIC and its conference & events programme. More information
2019 conferences & events speakers
Head of International Leisure
Executive Director, Board of Directors
SAUDI ENTERTAINMENT VENTURES
Founder & Creative Director
BACKYARD CINEMA MANUFACTURING
Global Head of Foodservice, Leisure & Placemaking
Director Innovations – Retail Operations Europe
Economic & International
CITY OF EL PASO, TEXAS
Senior Vice President, Theatre
Development - Russia, CIS, Middle
East, India and South Asia
Vice President Partner Relations, Global Live and Location Based Entertainment
Andreas Veilstrup Andersen
President and CEO
2020 Special events
E-Sports & Video gaming workshop & lunch
Open to all LeisurUp & MAPIC delegates.
This workshop will explore the main trends, key business models, and draw on examples of the ways in which gaming and e-sport have been integrated into physical places.
Followed by a networking lunch (Closed-door event: By invitation only).
Networking lunch: Meet the operators
Closed-door event: By invitation only
A great opportunity meet, network and build partnerships with the best leisure operators from the industry.
MAPIC Opening cocktail
MAPIC renowned opening cocktail will be open to all LeisurUp delegates.
Have fun and meet with the other delegates in a friendly and festive atmosphere.
Have fun and mingle in a relaxed and lively atmosphere with the Leisure Community!
Open to all LeisurUp and MAPIC delegates