Who attends.

This is the largest gathering of its kind in the UK – bringing together the sector’s key decision makers and dynamic businesses that together create, deliver, operate and occupy great places to live, work, shop, eat and be entertained. 

This event attracts diverse sectors including commercial and residential investment and development; in and out of town leasing; real estate equity analysts; UK and international retailers, including F&B and leisure operators; workspace operators, construction and infrastructure companies; local authorities and other public sector bodies; technology experts; and many more to understand the complex and challenging market we all work in.

All major in and out of town investors/developers attend, including Argent, British Land, C&R, Ellandi, Grosvenor, Hammerson, Hines, Intu, Legal & General, Landsec, Lateral Property Group, M&G, Queensberry, Rivington Land, Shaftesbury, The Crown Estate, The Lotus Group, Urban Splash and Westfield and their advisors, including CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, GCW, JLL, Knight Frank, Lambert Smith Hampton, Lunson Mitchenall, Milligan, MMX and Nash Bond, TIME Retail Partners and Savills.

This is the most popular event for occupiers in the UK. More than 500 UK and international occupiers attend, representing c.240 brands, spanning international fashion, homewares, F&B and wider leisure (cinemas, gyms, competitive socialising experiences). That’s more than any other event in the UK market and our special occupier programme including designated occupier and leisure exhibition hubs and VIP roundtables bringing together the most senior executives from the UK’s leading retail businesses with the most senior influencers from the UK and International investor market is set to boost numbers further.

Unrivalled peer to peer networking and learning. Nowhere else will you meet as many Local Authority Leaders and Chief Executives. Birmingham, Hull, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, Surrey Heath, Cheshire West & Chester already signed up to be there.

More senior decision makers attend this event than any other in our sector, including more than 840 senior Directors / Partners and 40 Chairmen / CEOs in 2017.


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“Revo Manchester 2018 is a valuable event for The Light, we meet all the people we need to know to drive our expansion plans. It’s a great showcase for occupiers and developers providing just the right platform for doing deals, networking and benefitting from industry trends and insights.”

Keith Pullinger, CEO The Light Cinemas