“Offline retail was hit hard by the Covid crisis. Now it’s time to act,” Elke Moebius, director of EuroShop, said in a statement. “Many companies have used the lockdown months to rethink and redesign their sales areas and are investing in comprehensive remodelling projects.”
EuroShop 2023 will feature dedicated spaces for: shop fitting and store design/visual merchandising; surfaces and materials; lighting; food service equipment; refrigeration and energy management; retail technology; retail marketing; and an expo.
Lecture and discussion forums will be held on event stages, with speakers addressing latest developments, innovative trends, and best practices.
Free spaces designed for specialists include FoodInnovation, the Designers’ Village, the Start-up hub, POPAI Shop Global Village and IFES Global Village, to name a few.
Finally, the EuroShop Retail Design Awards will be presented for outstanding store concepts and store designs.
Other awards to be handed out are: the Retail Technology Awards Europe (reta) for excellent IT; the EHI science award for excellent scientific work relevant to the retail sector; the Shop!/ POPAI D-A-CH Awards; the IFES Development & Innovation Award; and the Exhibitor Magazine EuroShop Awards.