The biggest Commercial Real Estate (CRE) event of 2023 is right around the corner! So, what can International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Las Vegas attendees expect this year? This blog will delve into what ICSC is, the players involved, main events on the docket, and how you can make the most of this three-day gathering.

Between May 21-23 of 2023, professionals from the retail real estate industry — including developers, investors, retailers, brokers and industry service providers — will flock to Las Vegas for the premier event of the year – ICSC Las Vegas. This annual conference attracts thousands of driven industry professionals because it features a variety of valuable experiences including workshop sessions, keynote speakers, and a surplus of networking opportunities. Throughout the three days, attendees can expect to learn about the latest trends and developments in the retail real estate industry. Moreover, they can connect with potential business partners and clients.

In addition to workshops, speakers and networking opportunities, the ICSC Las Vegas conference includes a large exhibit hall where attendees explore the latest products and services in the retail real estate industry. Here, they can visit booths to network and build connections with peers, service providers, and vendors. This conference abounds with networking opportunities so long as the attendee actively participates in the assortment of events and engages with other attendees. The key to having a memorable and successful ICSC LV experience: be outgoing and mingle with other individuals who are equally passionate about retail, commerce, and real estate!

ICSC Vegas Itinerary

Below we have included a condensed version of the anticipated schedule of main events to take place at ICSC LV,

Sunday, May 21 | Wynn

1:00 – 4:30 pm • Professional Development Workshops

4:45 – 6:00 pm • Keynote Speaker

6:00 – 8:00 pm • Opening Reception

6:30 – 8:00 pm • ICSC Global Awards Ceremony

Monday, May 22 | Las Vegas Convention Center

8:00 am – 5:00 pm • Exhibit Hall Open

10:00 am – 4:30 pm • Sessions

Tuesday, May 23 | Las Vegas Convention Center

8:00 am – 3:00 pm • Exhibit Hall Open

10:00 – 11:45 am • Sessions

On Day 1 of ICSC Las Vegas, the keynote speaker Andy Reid, head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, will share with us a story of his professional journey and his beliefs in how to work toward finding success within an industry. The conference also features a variety of workshops ranging from “Psychology of Real Estate Marketing” to a Dealmaking Masterclass taking place on this day. The highly anticipated Global Awards Ceremony and Opening Reception happen on Sunday evening – making this a jam-packed day from start to finish, so come well-rested! Day 2 officially kicks off the conference with the opening of the massive Exhibit Hall and commencement of educational sessions. Monday morning will include an ICSC Women’s Forum & Breakfast and an Advancing Retail in Communities Breakfast between 7:30-8:30am for interested parties. The evening will conclude with a Diversity Reception and Student Reception from 5:30-7pm and 6:30-7:30pm respectively. The last day of the conference includes an open Exhibit Hall and more educational sessions. This day will wrap-up earlier than the day prior so that all companies with booths have time enough to break-down and package their displays and gear.

Grow Your Network at ICSC

Between and throughout all of the events and activities listed above, networking of all shapes and sizes will occur. If you would like to connect with a member of Matanky Realty group’s team and talk Midwest CRE during your time at ICSC,  follow the link below to book an appointment!

ICSC 2023 provides a valuable opportunity for anyone involved in the retail and commercial real estate industries to learn, network, and stay up to date on the latest trends and developments in the field. As long as you enthusiastically embrace this three-day gathering and actively participate in the fast-paced environment, you should leave with connections, knowledge, experiences, and deals you did not have before.

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