The International Council of Shopping Centers’ (ICSC) annual mega-sized convention, RECon, begins next weekend, and we at Hartman Simons couldn’t be more excited. To help you get in the mood for the big event, in today’s Four on Friday we offer four bits of information about RECon 2015:
• You’ll Get to Hear from an NFL Quarterback. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning headlines this year’s group of keynote speakers. Other speakers include Commander Rorke T. Denver, a former Navy SEAL and a bestselling author; Stefan Larsson, global president of Old Navy; John C. Maxwell, bestselling author and the founder of EQUIP, a non-profit organization that has trained more than 5 million leaders in nearly 200 countries; Michael R. Francis, chief global brand officer for DreamWorks Animation SKG; and Erik Qualman, author of the bestselling “Socialnomics.”
For more on this year’s speakers, click here.
• There Will Be Lots of Online Chatter about RECon. To make sure you stay up-to-date on all the news coming out of this year’s show, follow @ICSC_RECon on Twitter. To track and join the conversation, use the hashtag #RECon15.
And be sure to follow us on Twitter @HartmanSimons and on Instagram (hartmansimonsicsc). On the latter, we'll be sending out live pictures during our annual RECon party, which takes place on the evening of May 17.
• The Show Program Is Available Online. Get a head start on planning your activities at this year’s show by downloading the official RECon 2015 program here.
• There’s an App for That. ICSC is offering a mobile app for this year’s show. Features include a list of attendees, exhibitor listing and search, event floorplan, and navigation, among others. Download the app here.