2012 Commercial Retreat HiLites and 2013 Update






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Editorial Coverage Part 1


The 2012 Commercial Construction & Renovation Retreat was held at The Epic Hotel in downtown Miami, FL on September 27-30, 2012.

End-User Brands: Amscot Finacial, Bob’s Stores, Converse, Desert Diamond Casinos, Fast Fix Jewlery & Watch Repair, Liberty Group, Rollingstone Restaurants & Lounge, Spartan Stores, Stuart Weitzman, Total Wine & More, Tourneau and Wyndham Hotels.

Vendor Sponsors: American Project & Repair, BrandPoint Services, Georgia Pacific, Globe Union/Danze, Jeta Builders, Lido Lighting, Quality Project Management, Sargenti Architects, The Beam Team, The McIntosh Group and Walton Signage.

The purpose of the Commercial Retreat was to allow exclusive educational and networking opportunities during forum and one-on-one sales meetings, leisure activities, breakfast and evening dinner events.

Each End-User Brand executive and vendor sponsor invited their Spouse/Guest to accompany them. Spouses/Guests were included for all leisure opportunities and participation in the evening dinner events; however, they did not attend the educational programs during morning hours.



Location for September 26th-29th, 2013 Commercial Retreat will be held at The Hotel Palomar in CityScape District downtown Phoenix, AZ.

To view hotel, please visit www.hotelpalomar.com.

September 26-29th, 2013 Commercial Retreat Schedule below:


Thursday – September 26th, 2013

1:00 PM Program Registration Desk Open

7:00 PM Welcome Reception/Dinner

8:00 PM Welcome Dinner Party

Friday – September 27th, 2013

7:45 –  8:45 AM Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM  Desert Jeep Tour/Lunch

2:0p – 5:00 PM Editorial Round Table Discussion

7:00 PM Cocktail/Dinner Reception: Dinner Party


Saturday – September 28th, 2013

7:45 AM – 8:45 AM Networking Breakfast for Executives

9:00 AM – 12:00 Noon One-On-One Meeting Discussions

12:00 PM Free Afternoon & Evening – Dinner on your own


Sunday – September 29th, 2013

11:00 AM Hotel Check Out Deadline and Transportation to airport.

If you would like to attend or sponsor the 2013 Commercial Construction & Renovation Retreat, please contact David Corson at davidc@ccr-mag.com or via phone at 678-765-6550.

Past Retreat Participants:

Ameristar Casinos, Concord Hospitality Enterprises, Corporex Select Service Hotels, Darden Restaurants, Davidson Hotels, The Dow Hotel Company, Gencom Group, Global Hyatt, Globiwest Hospitality Group, Heart of America Group, Hilton Hotels, Host Hotels & Resorts, Innkeepers USA, InterContinental Hotels Group, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, JHM Hotels, The Kor Group, K Partners Hospitality Group, Loews Hotels, Marriott International, Marshall Hotels and Resorts, Noble Investment Group, The Pomeroy Group, The Procaccianti Group, Red Roof Inn, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Sol Casinos, The Hotel Group, White Lodging, Wyndham Vacation Ownership , A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts, AMF Bowling, Ann Taylor, AutoZone, Badcock Furniture Home Furniture, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bebe Stores, Belk, BCBG, Cato, Chico’s, Payless ShoeSource/Collective Brands, Crate & Barrel, DSW, Finish Line, Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, Guess? Inc., Guitar Center, The Home Depot J.C. Penney, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Kohl’s, Limited Brands, Liz Claiborne, Luxottica Retail, Marc Ecko Enterprises, Marie Callender’s, OfficeMax, Rite Aid, Sheetz, Shoe Carnival, Spencer Gifts, Target, Thorntons, Tractor Supply, True Religion Brand Jeans, U.S. Cellular, Urban Brands, Wegmans, The Yankee Candle Company, Yum! Brands, 7-Eleven, Au Bon Pain, Chick-fil-A, Brinker International, Damon’s Grill/Max & Erma’s, Denny’s, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Dunkin’ Brands, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Famous Dave’s of America, Panera Bread, Red Robin, Sonic America’s Drive-In, Ted’s Montana Grill, Church’s Chicken, Zale Corp, Water Works, Retail Design Institute, Grand Hinckley Casino, Gentiva Health Systems, Gaylord Hotels, Papa Ginos, Vision Hospitality Group, Amscot Financial, Bob’s Stores, Converse, Desert Diamond Casinos, Fast Fix Jewelry & Watch Repair, Liberty Group, Rollingstone Restaurants & Lounge,  Spartan Stores, Stuart Weiztman, Total Wine & More, Tourneau, Wyndam Hotels, AT&T, Brown Shoe Company, Dollar General, FedEx Office, The Multnomah Athletic Club,  Starwood Hotels & Tuesday Morning.

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