Friday, June 22, 2018 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
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City Place - Former Macy's Space 
575 S Rosemary Ave.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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Seth Behn 
The Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Inc. 


$60, Breakfast and Lunch included



Planning Challenges 2018: 
Shapeshifting Retail - Facts and Fiction

Join us on June 22nd in the former Macy's space in City Place, West Palm Beach, as we explore the future of retail and the retail spaces that inhabit our landscape. This full-day event will feature local and national leaders in the retail industry as we explore how retail is changing and the implications for our communities.


BOB GIBBS, Founder, Gibbs Planning Group

Through the generous sponsorship of the Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council, we are excited to have Bob Gibbs as our keynote speaker. Bob, founder of the highly respected Gibbs Planning Group, is a leading thinker on retail development having authored the groundbreaking book Principals of Urban Retail Planning and Development. Bob's work features the development of sustainable and community-oriented strategies to improve our retail spaces and our cities.

Other notable speakers include:

  • Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President, Florida Chamber Foundation
  • Dana Little, Urban Design Director, Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
  • Dale Scott, Southern Division Lead, International Council of Shopping Centers ("ICSC")
  • Hear from cities on their strategies: Boca Raton, Palm Beach Gardens, Wellington, West Palm Beach

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.

7.0 AICP-CM Credits to be applied for.

Stay tuned for more exciting plans and presenters to be announced.