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March 2019 Monthly Chamber Luncheon

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Name: March 2019 Monthly Chamber Luncheon
Date: March 20, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:15 PM EDT
Registration: Sorry, online registration for this event has closed.
Event Description:

  The Changing Face of Retail in Our Area: A Panel Discussion
  • what’s hot and what’s not in retail
  • the effect of e-commerce
  • the  importance of location, and our changing demographics.
 Panelists include:
  • Bill Malley, vice president of sales at Malley’s Chocolates, graduated from St Ignatius and Ohio State University and started working at Malley’s in 1985, which his grandparents started in 1935.  His job includes corporate and fundraising sales.  Malley's has 23 retail locations in northeast Ohio, including one in Village Square in Woodmere.
  • Shawn FortnerSales Associate, Cushman & Wakefield / CRESCO Real Estate, brings seven years of experience in commercial real estate on the landlord side.  She specializes in procuring leases with unique national and local retailers for prominent shopping centers and high street retail. Shortly after graduating from The Ohio State University with a BSBA in Real Estate, Shawn joined Glimcher (now Washington Prime), where she focused on leasing Class A malls and lifestyle centers across the country. In 2016, Shawn moved back to Cleveland where she was hired by DDR to handle the leasing of nearly five million square feet of retail space in power centers. Joining Cushman & Wakefield / CRESCO Real Estate in 2017, she has since closed deals with major national retailers including Chase Bank, Bank of America and Spectrum and unique regional retailers such as Whistle & Keg, a Youngstown based craft beer tasting room.
  • Jason Russell is the neighborhood general manager at Van Aken District in Shaker Heights, the newest shopping destination in the eastern suburbs. Jason has served in a variety of positions focused on improving the built environment. Formally educated as an urban planner, Jason has held roles in the public and private sectors. From crafting zoning codes to managing a mixed use development, Jason has worked closely with residents, elected officials, engineers and architects to create vibrate urban communities. Jason is currently a South Euclid city council member.
  • Panel moderator: Bruce Newburger of Dynamics Online

Sponsored by:
Doubletree by Hilton
3663 Park East Drive
Beachwood, OH  44122
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
11:30 am - 1:15 pm
Contact Information:
Beachwood Chamber
$30.00 for Members- RSVP by 3/15/19 at noon (price increases to $35.00 after noon )
$35.00 for Non-Members- RSVP by 3/15/19 at noon (price increases to $40 after noon)
$40.00 for Members - Walk in
$45.00 for Non-Members - Walk in
No refunds permitted, only credits for luncheons within the same calendar year
Menu: Chicken piccata with roasted redskin potatoes and green beans
   Vegetarian option: Mushroom risotto
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