ICSC RECon, one of the biggest commercial real estate events of the year (if not THE biggest), is kicking off this Sunday, May 21 in Las Vegas. If you’re one of the thousands of CRE professionals heading there, you might want to check out a few articles to make sure you’re ready to take advantage of this unique event.
1. Read this: Why ICSC RECon already feels different this year
Retail is undergoing a seismic shift, and you've probably read about all that somewhere. This change will certainly be reflected in the presentations and conversations at the biggest CRE retail event of the year. This article covers why the focus will be on the technology of consumer engagement, the need for creative uses of department stores, and the impact of changing generational preferences.
2. Read this: How to prepare for your next big CRE conference
There’s the usual advice about wearing comfortable shoes, looking at the conference map ahead of time and all that, and then there’s the professional guidance and best practices that Rod Santomassimo does so well. Follow his checklist and make sure to document everything in your CRM.
3. Let us know if you want to meet!
Quite a few members of the Apto team will be on site for this conference, talking to brokers about what we’ve been seeing in the industry and getting their insights as well. If you want to schedule a few minutes to chat, just email firstname.lastname@example.org.