A record attendance over the last five years meant a move to a larger venue for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) European Retail Property School. This year over 100 students attended the school, based at the Mӧvenpick Hotel and the Amsterdam School of Real Estate, including eight young real estate professionals who won scholarships from the European Shopping Centre Trust, the trust for retail property education and research.
Amongst them were eight European Retail Property School scholars, nominated by the national shopping center councils as being amongst the brightest and best young retail property professionals in their countries.
Germany-based retail and real estate consultancy Shselection nominated Dierk Schneider for a scholarship.
"I was absolutely delighted to be nominated," he said. "I've been with Shselection for nearly two years working with retailers and developers on their expansion and development strategies. We work in markets across Western Europe, Middle East, North America and Asia and when my boss introduced me to ICSC last year he recommended the European Research Property School as a great way to meet people across the continent. He was right