Hello! Let’s get ready for the big event. ICSC RECon. I will be live blogging. Live Tweeting.# Tweet Chatting and doing live on camera interviews with the most interesting people I can find. I will download the video to my YouTube Channel and also drop links into the live blog.
The ICSC people have pulled out all the stops and have several pavilions set up for a great user experience. Of course I will be doing a little commercial real estate social media…and a lot more. PLEASE feel free email DM comment or just plain shout out. Looking forward to a great event. STAY TUNED!
Sunday: Wheels down and already have a couple of meetings set up. I think Mexican is on the menu at The Palazzo.
Monday Day 2:
Up and ready off to the Las Vegas Conference Center…stay tuned.
Update: WOW already my feet are tired. Stopped by the Jones Lang Lasalle Booth. The have a great set up and a specific area just for CRE and SM. Thanks to Paige and Katie. Look for some video from the booth later today.
Wonder off to the ICSC Social Media booth and another amazing set up. Be sure to stop by and scan the QR Code to get a chance to win an I-Pad 2. They are giving one away each day. Thanks to Sarah from ICSC ( a special shout out to Jermaine) form the tremendous help. Also Cohn Marketing is at the booth to ask any questions and seem to have THE SKILZ check out some SM case studies at www.social.cohnmarketing.com
Doing interviews with Jones Lang LaSalle, Paige Steers, just finished an interview with Chere from the National Association of Realtors, and heading to the Social Media Booth to do more interviews.
Update: Fantastic interview with Mike Manning of Loopnet about their Property Facts Database and I-Pad and mobile tools.
Update: Busy Busy…Just interviewed Angela Sweeney with The Peterson Companies. Did a very nice interview with the SM people at Walmart…yes Walmart. Their presentation was on the #CRE Hashtag. I think #CRE just got a lot more relevant.
Update: Kind of got lost/engrossed at the Walmart booth…they are fascinating.We all know they are a huge company but what thoughts and innovation.
Update: Interviewed Matt Fagin of Central Realty. You have got to look at their site. They have great ideas and are funny as hell. Matt what are you like 6ft 7 Doood. Nice laid back smart fun people.
Update: Doing CRE SM panel…lots of talk about LinkedIN .Almost EVERYONE in attendance has a LinkedIN account. Talked about connecting and doing real CRE business.
Update: OMG I missed a TweetChat with Jones Lang Lasalle….. need to kiss up big time….
Update. Interview with Coldwell Banker Commercial. Their booth was buzzing… they just barely had time. Thanks guys.
Update: Back to the Loopnet booth they are showcasing some new tools and there was a very nice crowd.
Update. The booze carts are not arriving at the time scheduled. There may be a riot…..wait here the come all is well.
Update: Invited to several booth and after events…will try to meet and greet as many as possible/
Breakfast meetings and then off the the convention center. Hope to have a little more time to get to interesting booths and update quicker. Look for me at the JLL SM booth and the ICSC Pavillion. BTW Jay Stark of ICSC I am looking for YOU!
Update: Well what is the strategy for the day…. need to hit the booths and press the flesh….South Hall and away we go!
Update: WOW just tons of interesting people. Met up with David Bodamer from Retail Traffic great conversation and lots of talk about horizontals and verticals….whatever that is!
Browsing the technology area and ran into Vijay at ReThink Well who do I run into but Howard Kline at www.creradio.com On the way back to the ICSC SM Pavillion and stopped by the Jll SM booth to kiss up and apologize for missing the #crechat.
Update: Just had a long informative talk with @infosam from Houston…the most brilliant data info cre mind???I think so! Sitting next to my new buddy Robert Tack from Capital Retail Group from DC
Update: More booth flesh pressing and now it’s about to end. Off to a show and then….?
Summary: What a event.Tons of fantastic people and great meetings and wow did I learn alot….probably do a summary post soon. Sarah Malcolm for ICSC you are the QUEEN! Wheels up and gone!