2022 Annual Conference Registration is Open! – Join us August 8-10 in Cherokee, NC for our Annual Conference
Our hotel and grocery feasibility studies investigate proposals to see if they are feasible as a sustainable, profitable business model. Our studies do this by considering viability relating to market, location, costs, and financing. 
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Retail Strategies is a full-service consulting firm that develops and implements long-term retail real estate strategies for our members.  The process involves a team of experienced experts making connections between the public and private sector in a complex industry.
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Our team helps to outline the process of planning strategically to show how an economic development strategy can improve the effectiveness of local development programs. We will address how to identify the potential strengths and weaknesses of a local economy in order to develop effective programs.  These plans give your community the best chance for short-term and long-term success.
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Our team focuses on several different targeted markets for the member communities. Key cluster-specific industry targets for us include:  automotive, food/beverage, life sciences/biotech, aerospace, military/defense, logistics/transportation, and advanced manufacturing.
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Tradeshow Calendar

Tradeshow Name
Date
Location
Attend and Meet Us
Fancy Food Show
February 6, 2022
Las Vegas, NV
Retail Live Carolinas
February 10, 2022
Charlotte, NC
National Grocers Assoc
February 27, 2022
Las Vegas, NV
ICSC Deal Making
February 28, 2022
Charlotte, NC
Southeast PETRO Show
March 2, 2022
Myrtle Beach, SC
NC Main Street
March 8, 2022
Statesville, NC
NCEDA Spring Conference
March 13, 2022
Pinehurst, NC
Entertainment Evolution Experience
March 17, 2022
Los Angeles, CA
EEI Spring National Accounts
March 20, 2022
New Orleans, LA
Rural Summit
March 21, 2022
Raleigh, NC
NC Chamber Annual Meeting
March 21, 2022
Raleigh, NC
PACK Expo East
March 21, 2022
New York, NY
Multi-Unit Franchise
March 29, 2022
Las Vegas, NY
Live Exchange
April 3, 2022
Charlotte, NC
Aero/Defense Supplier Summit
April 11, 2022
Seattle, WA
NC Airport Association
April 20, 2022
Winston Salem, NC
NC League Annual Meeting
April 20, 2022
Wilmington, NC
NextGen Talks: Food/Beverage
April 24, 2022
Kansas City, MO
IAMC Spring Forum
April 30, 2022
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Consultant Connect Summit
May 19, 2022
Norfolk, VA
ICSC RECon
May 22, 2022
Las Vegas, NV
NCEDA Annual Meeting
June 14, 2022
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Consultant Connect Summit
August 4, 2022
Chicago, IL
ElectriCities Annual Conference
August 8, 2022
Cherokee, NC
IBIE Baking Show
September 17, 2022
Las Vegas, NV
NAIOP CRE
October 9, 2022
Chicago, IL
CAMX
October 10, 2022
Anaheim, CA
ISC Deal Making
October 19, 2022
Atlanta GA
EEI Fall Conference
October 23, 2022
Indianapolis, IN
Private Label Manufacturing
November 20, 2022
Chicago, IL

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