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New York Deal Making


Wednesday December 5, 2018

7:00am - 6:00pm


Crystal Palace

7:00am - 8:30am

Coffee Service

North & South Concourse

7:30am - 8:00am

Orientation and Walking Tour of the Exhibit Hall for First-Timers, New Members and Students

ICSC Central, Crystal Palace

Whether you’re a new ICSC member or this is your first New York Deal Making, we can help you make the most out of your c...

8:00am - 5:00pm

Deal Making

Level 3, 1E Hall, River Pavilion

Be sure to visit these areas on the show floor: Global Pavilion, Retailer Central, Retail in Focus, Innovation Exchange.

9:00am - 9:45am

Retail Risk & Return

Room 1E10

As the capital markets continue to evolve, keeping pace with the rate of change taking place across the retail real esta...

9:00am - 9:45am

Retail in Focus: Follow the Money

Retail in Focus - Show Floor - Hall 3D

Venture capital (VC) can be a critical source of funding and driver of growth for young retail brands and entrepreneurs,...

9:45am - 10:30am

Bridging the Omni-Channel with Tech

Innovation Exchange, River Pavilion – Level 4

Grab a front row seat at this live panel of tech leaders from Glass-Media, Mavatar and Nobal Technologies, and find out...

10:00am - 10:45am

The Last Mile

Room 1E11

Shoppers’ expectations can be hard to predict, but one thing remains consistent: a seamless experience, in store or onli...

10:00am - 10:45am

Brand Collection, New Leasing Strategy

Room 1E10

Brand collection is the latest trend in retail leasing strategies. Emerging and established retailers, such as BrandBox ...

10:00am - 10:45am

Retail in Focus: Meet the Brands Interview

Retail in Focus - Show Floor - Hall 3D

PANELISTS Matt Alexander, Co-Founder & CEO, Neighborhood Goods Will Donaldson, Co-Founder & CEO, St. Roch Market  ...

10:30am - 11:00am

Tech to Wow Your Retail & Restaurant Customers

Innovation Exchange, River Pavilion – Level 4

Tech companies Memomi, Farmshelf and Kodisoft discuss how use of technology in retail and restaurant can push your custo...

10:45am - 11:45am

Speed Networking Session for Students and Next Generation

Room 1E03

ICSC student, Next Generation and Project REAP members are invited to participate in an intimate networking and professi...

11:00am - 11:45am

VC Investors Discuss Technology & Retail Real Estate

Innovation Exchange, River Pavilion – Level 4

Leaders in retail real estate technology and venture capital investors discuss exciting industry trends and the effects...

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Lunch Served

Special Events Hall

No lunch service after 12:30 pm.

12:15pm - 12:30pm

Welcome Remarks and CEO Report

Special Events Hall

Tom McGee, President & CEO, ICSC

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Keynote Address

Special Events Hall

Prior to founding Retail Prophet, Doug spent over 20 years in the retail industry, holding senior international roles in...

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Retail in Focus Session: Using Social Media, Influencers and Blogs to Grow Your Brand

Retail in Focus - Show Floor - Hall 3D

By 2021, social media penetration is set to hit three billion people worldwide (up from just 970,000 in 2010), with infl...

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Opportunities in Opportunity Zones

Room 1E10

More than $100 billion could be invested in 8,700 zones across the United States thanks to the new tax law. Public offic...

2:00pm - 2:30pm

Changing Landscape of In-Building Communications

Innovation Exchange, River Pavilion – Level 4

This session will highlight the new developments in-building communications within retail spaces. It will also cover the...

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Site Intuition: Find Your Space

Innovation Exchange, River Pavilion – Level 4

How do you find the best location for your brand? This session will help answer that question and many more.  A Retail S...

2:45pm - 5:00pm

AI, Robotics, VR and IoT in Retail Real Estate Tech

Innovation Exchange, River Pavilion – Level 4

Leading retail technology startups – Accel Robotics, NavigatorCRE, Placer, roOomy, RetailNext, Truss, VirtualAPT – discu...

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Global Reception

Global Pavilion - Show Floor

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Winning at the Wellness

Room 1E10

The global fitness and health club industry generates more than US$80 billion in revenue annually. This growing segment...

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Designing for Change

Room 1E11

Imagine a day when you are dropped off at your favorite shopping center by a driverless car, then greeted by a virtual c...

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Retail in Focus Session: Where Digital Meets Physical

Retail in Focus - Show Floor - Hall 3D

The new retail landscape is largely dominated by an ever-expanding population of phenomenal, digitally native D2C (direc...

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Retail in Focus Reception

Retail in Focus - Show Floor - Hall 3D

This reception is for retailers only. You must be employed by a retail company to attend; brokers representing retailers...

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Opening Reception

Special Events Hall