New for 2023

The ESPT has had a positive start to 2023 confirming a new sponsorship with the Fédération des Acteurs du Commerce dans les Territoires and Paris Dauphine University for two students on the Commercial Real Estate Certificate. The Trust will continue to support the 2023 REVO/Solent University Diploma in Retail & Leisure Place Management with up to five 50% funded places for young professionals across Europe. The Trust has also set aside funds for Ukrainian Students to the value of €20,000 to allow fully funded future attendance on the REVO/Solent University Diploma. The Trust is in contact with the Ukrainian Council and hopes to support members during the rebuilding of their vibrant industry.

New funds are being made available to the Alp Alkaş Retail Real Estate Center in Turkey for their inspirational work between Israeli and Palestinian students.

Following the success of the ECSP Solal Marketing Awards and the European Security Group events in 2022, the Trust will again be supporting participation with €5000 grants in 2023.

We are always willing to look at educational opportunities, career development initiatives, events and networking activities that enhance industry knowledge for young professionals across Europe – if you would like to apply for sponsorship or a grant from the Trust please go contact the Trust Chairman, Arcadio Gil on  or Treasurer, Eileen Connolly on

ESPT are supporting our friends and fellow real estate colleagues in Ukraine with an immediate financial donation and for the future, the promise of fully funded access to the REVO Solent University Diploma in Retail and Leisure Place Management for
two Ukrainian students. Please offer support if you can.

Supporting the Attainment of Professional Education across Europe

The European Shopping Places Trust (ESPT) is an independent Trust promoting and sponsoring individuals to attend shopping centre orientated education in Europe and the publication of research, books or essays which are beneficial to the industry.

Applications are especially welcome from young industry professionals who are currently members of their National Councils.


Download the ESPT
General Application Form here.

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Download the REVO 2024
Application Form here.

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