The ICSC Blog

January 23, 2015
Comments Off

Win A Free #RECon15 Badge!

RECon 2015 is looking to be better than ever and we are giving away four free full-conference badges! How could you get one of these hot-ticket items? It’s simple, each week we will be posting a trivia questions on Twitter using the hashtag #REConTrivia, if you answer the question correctly and use the hashtag in…

January 16, 2015
Comments Off

10 Reasons to Attend #RECon15

Reconnect with prosperity and profits at ICSC’s RECon 2015! RECon is the world’s largest retail real estate exhibition and conference and is a must-attend event for shopping center industry executives, retailers, financial companies, and product and service suppliers. If you’re in the shopping center industry, you can’t afford not to attend RECon. When over 34,000…

November 21, 2014
Comments Off

Bigger Speakers, Bigger Venue…Bigger Apple? ICSC New York Deal Making Announces Speaker Lineup

NEW YORK, November 11, 2014 – Expect bigger speakers, a bigger venue, and bigger attendance – all in the Big Apple – at the International Council of Shopping Centers New York National Deal Making Conference, December 8-9 at the Jacob K. Javits Center, New York. Last year’s conference saw an attendance spike of nearly 10%…

October 14, 2014
Comments Off

Q&A With US Law Conference Speaker Lee Samuelson

Tell us about yourself and what you do. I am a Partner in Hogan Lovells Real Estate practice. I help clients in structuring and executing the full spectrum of real estate transactions, with a particular focus on Shopping Centers over the years. My clients include public and private owners, developers, lenders, and investors. My background…

October 13, 2014
Comments Off

Q&A With US Law Conference Speaker Kevin Shepherd

Tell us about yourself and what you do. I’m a farm boy from Kansas who now practices commercial real estate law in Baltimore. I handle transactions for pension funds, REITs, and institutional investors (both regionally and nationally), and have the good fortune to work with the top talent in the industry. When not representing my…

September 15, 2014
Comments Off

Teach Them to Tweet, Creative Brand Advocates for a Lifetime

A special ICSC webinar, Wednesday, September 18 #TeachThemToTweet Your company is ready to go social, but are your coworkers? A socially engaged and knowledgeable workforce can accelerate brand advocacy and enhance departmental objectives. While Altimeter Group reports that 62% of companies do not have an internal social media training program in place, only 43% identified…

August 4, 2014
Comments Off

Q&A with MOCIAL Speaker Natanya Anderson

Tell us about yourself…. I am responsible for social media, email, and other digital communications for the Whole Foods Market brand. Outside of work I am a mom to an active teenager, a food blogger, and a member of several non-profit organizations. What is your favorite apps to use? My favorite productivity app is Evernote…

July 31, 2014
Comments Off

Q&A with MOCIAL speaker Alan McKeon

Tell us about yourself…. I’m Alan McKeon, CEO of Alexander Babbage a consumer insights company that works with physical destinations such as shopping centers, sports arenas, the arts and retailers. We help them understand who their customer is, why they come to the shopping center, how to engage the customer and how to drive additional…

July 30, 2014
Comments Off

Q&A with MOCIAL Speaker Becky Bui

Tell us about yourself. I’m originally from Owasso, Oklahoma, but have lived in Austin for 15 years. I love everything about this city: the people, the food, the music, and the laid-back culture. I studied advertising at the University of Texas and then returned to UT in 2006 to get my MBA. I have an amazing husband, Ben,…