Supporting sponsor



Axiom will be the UK’s benchmark next generation retail and leisure experience, and the only major out-of-town regional destination to be developed in England in two decades. Axiom’s 106-acre estate will be unique, designed to deliver a full family day out by combining a carefully curated retail offering, with unique leisure, sports and adventure attractions all optimized by the latest digital technology. 

Located in the heart of Yorkshire with direct access from J32 of the M62, Axiom will sit adjacent to J32 Outlet Village and Xscape, including one of only six snow domes in the UK. Together they will form a nationally significant destination and one of CACI’s top 30 retail footprints. 

A constantly evolving innovative retail and leisure community designed for the Instagram generations, Axiom will deliver convenience, experience, excitement and delight.


Digital Experience sponsor



Creative LED solutions to make spaces and places memorable. 

ADI design content-driven experiences and exceptional digital installations to deliver the unexpected. We combine giant LED platforms with larger-than-life creative to inspire, engage and interact at scale. Interiors and architecture can be transformed into digital canvases where brands flourish and audiences are captivated, with visitors staying longer and returning more frequently. 

Working with world-renowned brands and venues we understand the importance of achieving the perfect blend of experiential impact and commerciality in all our projects. Our creative studio specialise in the live experience, cleverly combining artistic videography, brand story-telling and commercial partnerships to produce stunning content that achieves client objectives.



Revo City Transport sponsor


Gareth Biggins
Innovation Manager, UK Trains
E:  bigginsg@arriva.co.uk
M: +44 (0)7920 021437 

Every year, more than 2.4 billion people across 14 European countries rely on Arriva to get them to where they want to go; meeting friends and family, or getting them to and from a job interview, doctor’s appointment or school.

Arriva understands how important public transport is to enabling many people to go about their daily lives, and our 60,000 staff take huge pride in providing a safe, reliable and modern service.

As well as providing timetabled bus and train services, Arriva is embracing technology to provide more flexible, on-demand transport options to make travel with Arriva an easy and convenient choice.



Juice Bar sponsor


Anne-Marie Kesselman
Head of Marketing 
E:  anne-marie.kesselman@glhearn.com
T: +44(0)20 7851 4995

GL Hearn, part of Capita’s Real Estate and Infrastructure, is a UK based specialist in Real Estate advisory services, with a national office network. The company offers the full life cycle of property services from planning and development advice, development management, building consultancy, lease advisory to business rates and investment, to a wide range of private and public sector clients in Housing, Retail, Health and Government as well as Corporate Occupiers, Developers and Investors.

Planning Director, Giulia Bunting is the past Revo President and is leading several initiatives to promote best practice in delivering town centre regeneration and advocating greater inclusivity and diversity within the retail property industry. Giulia, together with her GL Hearn colleagues, is proud to be supporting this year’s conference as a sponsor.


Media sponsor


We are Hammerson.

As a leading owner, manager and developer of retail destinations, we are proud to be behind some of the greatest retail and leisure experiences in Europe.

Our £10.6 billion real estate portfolio comprises 22 prime shopping centres in the UK, Ireland and France, 15 convenient retail parks in the UK and investments in 20 premium designer outlet villages across Europe.

By putting more time, more care, more knowledge and more imagination into our projects, we excite shoppers, attract and support retailers, reward investors and serve communities; ultimately creating destinations where more happens.


WiFi sponsor


Opening in 2019, Islington Square is a vibrant £400m mixed-use development in the heart of one of London’s most affluent boroughs, with an annual shopper expenditure within the catchment of £695m.

Over 1,500 people will work in Islington Square. Located just off Upper Street, Islington Square will be a new 170,000 sq. ft. (15,800 m2) world-class retail and leisure destination. Situated within a unique heritage setting, two double-height arcades open out onto a tree-lined boulevard with restaurants, shops and generous public spaces. Over 93,500 sq. ft. of retail and leisure space has been pre-let to aspirational brands including premium gym operator Third Space, boutique cinema Odeon and Scandinavian fashion brand COS.

With a range of double height units up to 8,395 sq. ft. still available, join our aspirational mix of fashion and leading lifestyle brands. 

Neil Barber 
Leasing Director Cain International
E: Neil.Barber@cainint.com
T: +44 (0)7801 621717


Revo City Headline sponsor


Herculano Rodrigues
Associate Director, Locations & Analytics
E: herculano.rodrigues@JavelinGroup.com
T: +44 (0)20 7961 3200

Javelin Group, part of Accenture Strategy, provides strategy consulting and digital transformation services to the world’s leading retailers, consumer brands and shopping venue owners. Javelin Group helps clients improve their competitiveness by anticipating and responding to the rapid changes in customer shopping habits and retail technologies. 

Across the UK and Europe, the Locations & Analytics practice has advised more than 250 retailers on their store portfolios and more than 250 shopping venues on commercial trading potential and optimum tenant mix, using an unrivalled understanding of store retailing and performance metrics along with advanced analytics. In today’s challenging market, Javelin Group also helps its shopping venue clients to ‘future-proof’ their schemes by understanding customer journeys, harnessing new technologies, and strategically using data and insight to successfully evolve the proposition and business model.

Find out more here


Supporting partner


Polly Barnfield OBE
CEO and Founder Maybe* and the #WDYT Campaign
E: polly@maybexyz.com
T: 07778 956734

Maybe* is a conversational commerce platform that enables any business or place to listen, learn and react to digital conversations that help grow sales and footfall. 

Incorporating the latest AI, chatbot, benchmarking, and location-aware technology, the patent-pending Maybe* platform allows any business to connect the online, offline, and social customer journey. 

Maybe* enables businesses and places to benchmark their performance, see customer insights in real-time, generate social proof, and deliver a connected conversational experience, irrespective of device or channel.  

Our Digital Influence Index, which provides each business with a ranking within their town or city, measures, and benchmarks the digital output of over 1,300 UK towns and 150,000 UK retailers. 


Third Space sponsor


Peter Evans
Managing Director
Third Space Solutions Limited
E: peter@thirdspacesolutions.co.uk
T: +44 (0)1604 801606
M: +44 (0)7850 442887

Third Space will be showcasing its solutions for creating pop-up or permanent co-working and business lounge spaces in shopping malls and on the high street.

At Revo Manchester 2018, we will be hosting a full business experience with meeting pods, privacy phone booths from Emagispace and breakout sofa areas with wireless power charging.

With the growth of remote working, our focus is to work in partnership with retail destinations to create a new style of agile work and meeting space feature to target the working professional with the combination of agile workspace in close proximity to hospitality and retail.



Looking to place your brand at the forefront of this influential audience?

View our Sponsorship Brochure

Our sponsorship options may be just the ticket. By taking a sponsorship package at Revo Manchester 2018, you’ll receive fantastic company promotion and brand awareness through: 

  • Sponsor logo included on dedicated event homepage and all associated event pages of the event microsite

  • Sponsor logo, profile and contact details included in sponsor section of microsite including hyperlink to sponsor website

  • Sponsor logo on selected Revo Manchester 2018 marketing campaigns (bi-weekly circulation of c.10,000 contacts)

  • 1 – page full colour advertisement in printed event Show Guide distributed to all event attendees (artwork to be provided by sponsor to specification)

  • Exposure as part of PR campaigns, including press releases and logo included on selected print adverts across trade media

  • Regular mentions on Social Media as part of ongoing promotional campaigns 

  • Sponsor profile and contact details included within sponsor section pages of printed Show Guide

  • Sponsor logo included on back page of printed Show Guide

  • Regular high level digital advertising throughout show duration 

  • Opportunity to purchase additional exhibition / meeting space at preferential rates

Note: sponsor logos aligned with other sponsors of the event, across various print and digital channels, as directed by Revo.


Then see our superb range of options available or contact beth@revocommunity.org or +44 (0)20 7227 3457 to find out more.