International Council of Shopping Center's Asia Pacific Conference and Exhibition Returns to Singapore

ICSC RECon Asia -- November 10-12, 2014
With 5.4% GDP growth set for 2014, Asia retail will be in the spotlight in South East Asia's commercial and investment hub

SINGAPORE, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global retail real estate leaders will examine investment opportunities at ICSC RECon Asia - International Council of Shopping Center's annual meeting from November 10-12 at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, bringing the retail property marketplace to the South East Asia's retail hub.

Tan Guan Heng, ICSC's Asia Pacific Director, speaks of the global association's choice of venue for RECon Asia 2014, "The region's growth of aspirational shoppers is one attraction to international retailers." According to a report cited by the Wall Street Journal, roughly 100 million people from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand will earn more than USD20,000 annually by 2019.

Professor Kishore Mahbubani, Dean at Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at Singapore National University, will deliver the keynote. With an impressive line-up of retail property experts, the industry will re-examine shopping center strategies in play.

Tara Prabhakar, Regional MD, Retail and Shopper, Asia Pacific of TNS will discuss 5 mega trends that will shape consumption globally.

Can a diverse and multi-faceted workforce enhance a business's competitive position? Shanthi Flynn, VP at Walmart Asia, looks at diversity goals and attracting the right people with the right talents to harness their unique qualities.

The annual Asia get-together of ICSC, a two-day conference and exhibition, will draw together the world's top executives in retail, retail property development, leasing, management and finance.

Retailers will highlight RECon Asia, showcasing their new concepts and formats both at the conference and on the exhibits floor, where an array of exhibitors and sponsors will present their upcoming portfolios.

For ICSC RECon Asia news, exhibitor and sponsor list, please visit

About International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

Founded in 1957, ICSC is the premier global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 66,000 members in over 100 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. For more information, visit

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Source: International Council of Shopping Centers
Keywords: Retail