MADRID, NOVEMBER 29th.-30th., 2016
MADRID, NOVEMBER 29th.-30th., 2016
The Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy Madrid 2016 is the second edition of the only European summit dedicated exclusively to the shopping tourism phenomenon as one of the main economic factors in city development in the coming years, due to its high added value, capacity to generate jobs, tourism activity, payback of major infrastructural investments and technological innovation.
The Summit will boost the shopping tourism sector as a business driver, based on a shared global strategy that will benefit cities, the hotel industry, major retail brands, the retail sector in general, the gastronomy and major infrastructures (airports, motorways, high-speed railway services, etc.), as well as technology companies in terms of the creation of essential tools for information and management sectors and payment methods.
The Shopping Tourism & Economy Summit Madrid 2016 took place in November 2016, lasting one and a half days with the presence of top-level representatives from the public and private sectors.
It is an initiative of The Shopping Tourism Institute, a Spanish organization with international scope whose mission is to highlight the value of shopping tourism as a specific segment in itself that is set to be a powerhouse behind the economic and social development of cities, a mainspring of value for the brand of Spain and a cultural driving force.
The main objectives of the summit are:
The second edition of the Summit, called “The ecosystem of shopping and quality tourism”, addressed issues concerning the eight main pillars on which this new business niche is based:
The Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy Madrid 2016 was the second edition of this international event and focused on analysing and discussing the Shopping Tourism phenomenon that has been booming worldwide. In this respect, the Summit featured two days of discussions and presentations, 300 professionals, 50 speakers - from areas of finance, technology, real estate, education, culture, trade and big brands - as well as the participation of top representatives of the Administration.
In 2015 edition, the following speakers were in attendance
Vice-President, Minister of the Presidency and for Regional Administrations of the Spanish Government.
Ambassador of the PR China in Spain.
Secretary of State for Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry and Competition, Government of Spain.
Secretary of State for Tourism, Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda, Government of Spain.
High Commissioner for Marca España, Government of Spain.
Councillor for Presidency, Justice and Government spokesman in the Madrid Community.
General Manager Turespaña, Secretary of State for Tourism, Ministry of Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda, Government of Spain.
General Director for Trade and Consumption of the Madrid Community.
General Manager Turismo de Madrid.
Second Deputy Mayor, Barcelona City Council. Direction of the Area for Enterprise, Culture and Innovation.
Director General of Tourism, Madrid City Council.
Former Mayor of Barcelona.
President of the Organizing Committee of Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy Madrid 2016.
President, El Corte Inglés.
Chairman & CEO, Iberia.
Corporate Vice President, Samsung.
President, EY España.
General Manager, CaixaBank.
Chairman, OHL Desarrollos.
Chief Operating Officer North & Central Europe & Global Accounts, Global Blue.
Managing Director, MasterCard España.
Marquis of Griñón, President, Círculo Fortuny.
International Marketing Director, El Corte Inglés.
Director of Tourism, CaixaBank.
Customer Director, Iberia.
B2B Director, Samsung.
Country Manager, Global Blue Spain.
Global Product Director and Director, Industry Publishing, The Economist (Intelligence Unit).
Manager of Deifont, Retail Advisors.
Executive Director, IE Premium and Prestige Market Observatory.
CEO - General Manager, Les Roches Marbella.
Managing Director, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum.
Director, CaixaForum Madrid.
Managing Partner Spain, Retail High Streets, Cushman & Wakefield.
General Director, Joyería Suárez.
President, Clear Channel Outdoor LatAm.
Owner, Catering "Samantha de España" and Eat Girl.
President of Real Instituto Elcano.
CEO Perfumes & Cosmetics, LVMH Iberia.
Doctor of Business Administration, Harvard University, Professor at IESE Business School (Instituto Estudios Superiores Empresa). President of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).
President, Spanish Association of Fintech and Insurtech.
Sales Director for Public Administrations Services, Telefónica España.
Director of Commercial Services and Property Management, AENA.
CEO AsialinkSpain & China Ctrip.com.cn Spain Representative.
Partner, GBS Finanzas.
Director of Tourism, Paseo de Gracia Association.
Manager of International Marketing and Tourism, El Corte Inglés.
Iberia’s Communications & Institutional Relations Director.
Communication Manager of “la Caixa” Banking Foundation in Madrid.
Samsung's Communications & Institutional Relations Director.
Marketing Director Spain & Portugal at MasterCard.
General Manager at Global Blue España.
Partner Ernst & Young (EY).
Former Ambassador of Spain to Saudi Arabia.
Director at Circulo Fortuny.
Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Spain.
CEO Cushman & Wakefield Spain.
Business Director, Centro Canalejas Madrid.
Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy Madrid 2016
Aimed at professionals and leaders of:
The Summit Shopping Tourism & Economy Madrid 2016 was held at CaixaForum Madrid, located at Paseo del Prado, 36, Madrid.
How to get there
By car: if you’re driving, see below for coordinates and directions:
By plane: 15 km from Madrid-Barajas Airport.
Metro: Atocha (line 1).
Public bus service: 6, 10, 14, 26, 27, 32, 34, 37 & 45.
By train: Atocha (C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8 & C10).
In accordance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999 of 13 December 1999 on Personal Data Protection, your details will be added to a database belonging to The Shopping Tourism Institute, at whose registered address you may exercise your right to access, rectify, cancel or oppose the use of the personal data requested. The purpose of collecting your personal data is to manage your registration for the Shopping Tourism & Economy Summit Madrid 2016.