Rising Star Award.

Our Gold Awards Rising Star category recognises young professionals under the age of 30 who demonstrate passion, innovation and commitment to energising and driving progress in the retail property and placemaking industry.

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Who are we looking for?


The recipient will have made an outstanding contribution either to a specific project or across the wider sector throughout the last year. Whether from the disciplines of ownership, development, investment, occupancy, agency or consultancy, we want to hear about our industry’s talent pipeline and those showing real promise as our next wave of industry leaders! We’re looking for those who: 

  • Has the potential to be a role model in their business or sector
  • Strives to achieve success and results
  • Gives back or inspires other
  • Is recognised by others as having the potential to become a future leader in their industry



  • Innovation
  • Partnerships/collaboration
  • Giving back

Take a look at our entry guide

Then what?

  • All nominations will be reviewed and scored 1-5 across the three points of criteria
  • Nominees achieving the top 5-6 scores will be entered in to the shortlist for judging
  • Shortlisted applicants will be required to answer 3 of 5 proposed questions found in the entry guide in a creative way. We encourage shortlisted applicants to use multimedia to find a fresh and exciting way to share their perspective. Video clips, blog posts, social media, images and other formats are encouraged to show us why you are a Rising Star in the placemaking community.
  • The shortlist will be debated and a winner decided by our panel of industry experts that make our Rising Star Award Committee – supporting the Gold Award’s Jury and hand-picked specifically to judge this award


Award winner presentation:

Our shortlisted nominees will be invited as a guest to the Revo Annual Dinner on Wednesday 4 December 2019 at the Grosvenor House Hotel where our Rising Star Award winner will be announced as part of this year’s Gold Awards presentation.