FROM BUILDING LOCAL SOCIETY TO GLOBAL COMMUNITIES
The NCSC Annual Conference 2017 will be held in Stockholm on May 10-11. A one-and-a-half-day event including seminars, shoppingcenter visits, networking and gala night including the award ceremony NCSC Award 2017 “The Nordic Star by MK Illumination”.
Keynote speaker – Hans Blix
We are happy to announce that the Key note speaker of the evening is Hans Blix. He is the former Head of the International Atomic Energy Agency & later also the head of The United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC). Mr. Hans Blix, expert on security and nuclear issues will speak about “the global development over time” – from the cold war until today. Mr. Blix will deliver interesting and thrilling stories mixed with concrete historical moments which are the cause behind many situations & conflicts we are experiencing today.
Day 1 – May 10
9.00 Arrival at Arlanda – bus transfer will take you to the Mall of Scandinavia.
9.30 Registration – Mall of Scandinavia, SF Cinema level 2 salon 2.
Coffee and light breakfast served
Moderator: Karin Klingenstierna
The key figures from a recent study on the area
How does it look, a year after Mall of Scandinavia was inaugurated?
Tobias Rönnberg and Michael Cronholm, HUI Research
A new city within the city – a new community
Perh Granfalk – Municipal commissioner at Solna stad
Klaus Hansen Vikström – Vice President at Fabege
Jens Stenseth – CEO at Friends Arena
Lars-Åke Tollemark – Regional Managing Director, Unibail Rodamco
Panel discussion on community development
The benefits and profits from large scale developments: social benefits/drawbacks, how has the city of Solna viewed, planned and calculated the development.
Introduction of the NCSC Nordic Award 2017
The Jury chair, Charles Larsson, Senior Advisor at Retail eX
11.20 Wrap up
11.30 Free time explore Mall of Scandinavia
12.00 Lunch at O’Learys
13.15 Transport by bus to your choice of study tour
14.00 Study tour
Skärholmen – Placemaking – Grosvenor’s vision and work to make the area into a vibrant district with SKHLM center that engine.
Liljeholmen – Presentation of Citycon’s development and future plan for one of Stockholm’s most durable and space-efficient shoppingcenter.
15.00 Transport by subway to Scandic Continental, Vasagatan 22
(Ticket will be handed out to all passengers)
15.30 Check-in for those staying at the hotel
16.00 Annual General Meeting, AGM (for members only)
18.00 Key note speaker – Hans Blix
19.00 Networking and drink
19.45 Dinner and the NCSC Nordic Award 2017
“The Nordic Star by MK Illumination”
Day 2 – May 11
09:00-13:00 Presentation of the latest developments in Stockholm city.
NCSC Nordic Award 2017 “The Nordic Star by MK Illumination”
The nominated shopping centers are:
Forum – Helsinki, Finland, read more here
Jekta Storsenter – Tromsø, Norway, read more here
Metropol Shopping Center – Hjørring, Denmark, read more here
The nominated centers are already national winners in their own country, Best Shopping Centers 2016.
“NCSC Awards is all about developing the industry, and MK Illumination is proud to help highlight the brightest in the business. This May, we will present The Nordic Star by MK Illumination trophy to a shopping center with distinct star qualities.” -Niclas Johansson, CEO of MK Illumination Sweden
The Nordic jury 2017
Sweden: Charles Larsson, Senior Advisor, Retail eX – jury chair
Denmark: Eva Handset, Head of Retail Investments, Danica Pension
Finland: Aarno Poholta, Managing Director, The Body Shop
Norway: Jomar Asbøll, Center Manager, DNB Næringseiendom
“Through the competition NCSC Awards, we show the best from the Nordic countries and the three finalists this year are all good examples that could be benchmarks for both existing shopping centers as well as for new projects. They all show a clear ambition to be at the forefront and encourage by their example to continuous improvement. NCSC Awards is the industry’s way to show and reward these contributions to the development of shopping centers in the Nordics. As chairman of this year’s jury, it is a privilege to take a closer look at this year’s finalists and be involved in spreading the good examples” -Charles Larsson, Senior Advisor, Retail eX
We have reserved a number of rooms for our guests at a special rate, double room: 1750 SEK including VAT and breakfast. Please book your room at www.scandichotels.com or phone +46 (0)8 517 517 00. The rooms are available on a first come first served basis and may be booked up until the 10th of April. Booking code: BNOR100517
Register here to the conference
Welcome to Stockholm!