Give back. Gain more.
Our member volunteers are the backbone of ICSC. We ensure their experiences are worth their time commitment as they give back to the retail real estate industry.
Whether you want to organize conferences, advocate for public policy improvements or mentor young professionals, our volunteers are industry leaders devoted to advancing retail real estate.
Any member can become a volunteer. We have opportunities for every skill set, experience level, and geographic location. Here is a snapshot of our key programs.
Government Relations volunteers are passionate about state and local legislative and regulatory policy, and play an integral role in advocating for the retail real estate industry.
P3 (Public-Private-Partnership) Retail
Private and public sector members volunteer in tandem to explore retail development opportunities and build positive relationships with the private and public sectors.
The retail landscape is dynamic and retail volunteers work to stay abreast of evolving industry trends and provide options to better address the needs of our retail community.
Operations volunteers work with the ICSC team and program planning committees to manage conference programming such as identifying key speakers and topics for sessions. They also help promote key educational opportunities.
The Ambassador Program is a platform for ICSC’s most experienced volunteers across North America to provide leadership and support to the volunteer leadership community and the broader ICSC membership.
Next Generation members serve as the voice of the future of retail real estate. The program offers industry professionals an informal setting to interact with peers, build new relationships and advance careers. Attend educational forums and networking events.
Executive Vice President, Membership & Volunteer Engagement
With a proven track record of success and 40 years of experience in both government and real estate industries, Margaret Wigglesworth joined ICSC as EVP of Membership & Volunteer Engagement. She served as Executive Director of the Coalition of Service Industries for over a decade and spent another 10 years as President & CEO of Colliers International.