Global RLI Awards 2009

The Old Billingsgate in London, unique and magnificent venue of the capital, was the one chosen for the 2009 edition of the Global RLI Awards, held on the 18th of June. Grottini Retail Environment took part to this major event, as sponsor of the Global Leisure Operator of the Year Award.

The RLI Awards represents a prestigious event to celebrate and reward the success and creativity of some of the best developments, leading retailers, leisure operators and affiliated business partners, standing out for their concepts, initiatives and design excellence. Beside this, it is also an exclusive opportunity to meet and network with major players, colleagues and new business contacts from around the world. The gala dinner and the awards ceremony, the entertainment stars performing highlights from the musical, Mama Mia, made it such a special evening to celebrate the success and goals of the retail and leisure industries.

Lots of categories and awards have rewarded companies and people for their efforts and commitment in creating innovative and imaginative shopping and retail concepts and spaces. Grottini Retail Environment was one of the protagonists as sponsor of the category recognizing a tribute to the
international leisure operator boasting the strongest performance and delivering an innovative and exciting brand, with a particular interest to the way the operator is able to maintain global recognition. Among the three nominees, Global Hyatt Corporation, one of world’s premier hotel companies, Kidzania edu-tainment specialist and Six senses, Resorts and Spas management and development company, the winner was Kidzania.