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May 15, 2012
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Cities court retail development at RECon

Despite tightened budgets among local governments nationwide, representatives of municipalities and economic development groups are heading to RECon in force to court retail development at the Cities of the World Pavilion. Hundreds of city representatives attend RECon each year, and many of them rent exhibit space to showcase their incentive programs and other opportunities for…

May 8, 2012
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RECon 2012 registration outpaces 2011

RECon registration is up this year over last year, reflecting a business climate that is improving steadily, if not as quickly as everyone might like. The number of registrants approached 26,000 by week’s end; there were fewer than 25,000 by this time last year. Expectations are that several thousand more will register at the show…

February 13, 2012
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RECon Keynote Speakers No Longer A “Secret”

ICSC Taps Four Unique “Outliers”   NEW YORK, February 13, 2012 – Malcolm Gladwell, bestselling author and one of Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people will be the opening keynote speaker on Sunday, May 20, 2012 at the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) annual RECon conference.  Gladwell has an incomparable gift for interpreting new…

February 8, 2012
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ICSC Student Track at RECon

Imagine that you are an undergraduate or graduate student walking into the Las Vegas Convention Center to attend your first RECon.  Just grasping the elementary parts of the program experience would be challenging:  “Where is Registration?” “Where do I find a Conference Program?” “How do a find a particular company in the Leasing Mall?”  Even…

September 27, 2011
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Build Your Business at RECon 2012!

Build your Business at ICSC RECon 2012! Register today at http://bit.ly/oblb9U

July 1, 2011
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ICSC Student Comments About RECon

What are you doing for your future and how are you assuring your success? If you are looking for opportunities, connections and knowledge, read on. In real estate, it is not always what you know, but who you know. Business transactions are done with mutual trust and established relationships. When you are in college the…

June 10, 2011
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RECon: A View from a Newcomer

Emily Corbin, marketing & real estate student, Sam Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas My Father, a small carwash developer based in Arkansas, is always traveling and going to different meetings or conferences across the United States to promote his business. Since I was young, he has asked me to go with him, but…