The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) today unveiled the keynote speaker lineup for the 2012 Retail Real Estate World Summit in Shanghai, China.
Comprised of the world’s most accomplished and distinguished leaders dedicated to defining an industry roadmap for long-term innovation, growth, fiscal and social responsibility, the headline speakers at this twice-in-a decade gathering include:
- Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder, Apple, Inc.
- The Honorable Brian Mulroney, Former Prime Minister of Canada
- Peter Lowy, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Westfield Group
- Michael F. Moriarty, Partner, A.T. Kearney
- Renaud Girard, Chief Foreign Correspondent, Le Figaro
Taking place September 12 – 14, 2012, the Retail Real Estate World Summit (www.ICSC.org/2012RWS) is a multinational forum designed to address and shape the critical role and socio-economic impact of the worldwide retail property market.
Michael P. Kercheval, president and CEO of ICSC, commented that, “The World Summit represents an unprecedented assembly of industry, political and financial leaders who will openly discuss the globalization of retail. We are honored to have more than 50 of the world’s brightest minds and innovative thinkers share their insights on global opportunities for stimulating economic growth, social and humanitarian efforts.”
Founded in 1957, ICSC is the premier global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 55,000 members in over 90 countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, retailers and brokers, as well as academics and public officials. As the global industry trade association, ICSC links with more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world.