STORES THAT INSPIRE
Take a world tour of the very best in store design and visual merchandising in this session presented by Charles Sparks of Charles Sparks + Company.
Charles was a judge in the 2011 A.R.E. Design Awards
competition, and will give attendees an in-depth look at the stores and presentations that most impressed the judges.
Projects from the U.S., China, Canada, Austria, Romania and more will be shared, and a panel of winning designers will discuss the details of their projects.
Charles Sparks is CEO, president, and corporate creative director of Charles Sparks + Company
. His work is among the most recognized for design excellence, receiving more than 40 national and international design awards. His design background of 37 years spans consumer products, architecture and interior design, and branding. He was inducted into the Retail Legion of Honor for Lifetime Achievement in January 2008 by the Retail Design Institute. Panelists include James Slade, Slade Architecture; Elina Cardet, Gabellini Sheppard Assoc.; and Ji Rook Kim, Unspace.
Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, and an opportunity to meet with fellow retail visual merchandisers, design, and store planning professionals at our networking reception starting at 6 p.m. Spark's presentation will begin promptly at 7 p.m.
6:00 - 7:00 pm Networking Reception
7:00 - 8:00 pm Presentation
8:00 - 9:00 pm Q&A/Wrap-up
Before 5/05/11: $25
After 5/05/11: $35
Network, learn and help benefit deserving design students!
By registering, you will be supporting the future and current talent of
the retail industry. All proceeds from ticket sales go to PAVE (The
Planning and Visual Education Partnership).
7 W New York®
Suite 1023, 10th Fl.
7 W 34 St. | New York 10001
Thursday, May 12, 2011
City Sponsor: CDW Merchants Lifestyle/Trimco
For Sponsorship information
954-893-7300 ext. 4812
For Program information
954-893-7300 ext. 4810
For Registration information
954-893-7300 ext. 4831