Heralded as the market benchmark for retail success in Central and Eastern Europe, EuropaProperty is proud to host and present the 13th annual CEE Retail Awards Gala & Marketplace, the region’s premier commercial real estate retail event. This eagerly anticipated occasion will take place LIVE & ONLINE on February 10/11th, 2021.

The CEE Retail Awards & Marketplace will be the first virtual awards show and experience celebrating the retail industry. The event will be broadcast over two-days via the latest online technology and digital know-how, culminating in a live-streamed virtual award show on February 11.

Bringing people together has never been more important and the CEE Retail Awards & Marketplace will create a unique opportunity to be entertained and share the experience of a highly coveted event, whilst learning about the developments and trends which will help shape the ‘New Normal’ in the retail sector.


The CEE Retail Awards & Marketplace is dedicated to today’s new look networking environment and delivers a professional and safe platform for deal-making, relationship building and one-on-one or group discussions on the evolving retail investment and development opportunities that are presenting themselves to the market.

The two-day event opens with the CEE Retail & CEO Networking Forum, a series of discussion panels covering all hot topics and relevant issues for today’s dynamically evolving retail sector. The Retail Forum provides an opportunity to hear from some of the retail market’s leading thought leaders, as well as opportunities to discuss and explore the retail industries most important topics.


Via the latest digital tech and online know-how this two-day event, consisting of forums, networking, retailer platform, awards gala and online market place, as well as providing an excellent opportunity to make new contacts and renew existing business relationships on a professional online platform.

These are unprecedented times and EuropaProperty is fast becoming a multidisciplinary enterprise with an array of mediums to help the industry move forward. Therefore, The CEE Retail Awards and Marketplace is active and available to attendees and sponsors to utilise immediately.


Meet the most active retailer, innovators, e-retailers, investors, developers, bankers, asset managers and CRE professionals active or looking to enter the region. With over 600 directors – local, regional and international participants – this event is not to be missed.

As a backdrop to the whole event is the Marketplace and Retailer Networking Platform, an online market place where developers and retailers can meet to discuss, formulate and make deals.


At the awards gala, retailers, real estate companies, projects and individuals will be presented with awards of acknowledgement by the industry for their contribution to the development of the retail commercial real estate market in the region for 2020.

EuropaProperty is expecting more than 600 participants including over 100 retailers doing business or planning to do business in the region. This two-day event is subject to considerable media coverage with local and international media present. This ensures participants, companies, and award winners, an extra opportunity to publicize themselves and of course the retail sector throughout the whole of Central and Eastern Europe.


The awards will continue to celebrate the success and creativity of the industry’s most impressive developments, leading retailers, leisure operators & affiliated business partners, through concepts, initiatives and design excellence.

In 2021 the Awards event, will be a “virtual” experience with extensive online components with extensive audience reach.

If you wish to be considered for next year’s awards, now is the perfect time to start planning your winning entry. To enter, please visit www.retailawards.eu.

An independent jury carries out the process of deciding between the nominations for the award categories. The members of the jury are all experienced professionals and are from every sector of the commercial real estate and retail industries in the region. The voting process is monitored by the world-renowned audit company EY.

The jury meets in January to finalize and vote on a shortlist, from all nominations received.

The finalists, who are shortlisted, have their entries scrutinized and the jury then votes to decide the winners, on the night before the gala at a jury dinner held LIVE & Online. Event Auditor, EY, audits the voting process.


The CEE Retail Awards are widely-recognized by the retail and commercial real estate industry as the market benchmark for retail success in Central and Eastern Europe.

The most important change to this event is that we are delivering retail contacts to you which are currently searching for opportunities to expand in the CEE region, and to your shopping destination in particular.

As a retail destination owner, management firm, or developer this is an excellent opportunity to meet new retailers over to discuss leasing opportunities now and in the future.

Connecting with other sector professionals via digital tech is fast-becoming normal. Here at Europaproperty.com, we have developed an immersive platform for our events as we enter the ‘New Normal’.


The CEE Retail Awards and Marketplace will be the region’s first fully immersive virtual awards celebrating retail and innovation across the region. The 13th edition will be a digital show streamed live.

This is an unmissable opportunity to showcase your company, project services to the retail real estate industry, ensuring unrivalled coverage. If you are interested in aligning your company with the prestigious Awards as our Premier Partner or Award Sponsor, check out our sponsorship opportunities by visiting www.retailawards.eu.