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2020 First Friday February

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Name: 2020 First Friday February
Date: February 7, 2020
Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM EST
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Retail Strategies

The retail landscape is changing and the impact will hit consumers, commercial real estate, local and state governments as well as retailers. Come to the SWGC February First Friday Breakfast and learn from the experts some of the coming trends.

Retail Strategies exists to give communities across the United States an advantage in attracting businesses. Our mission is to provide the real estate expertise, tools and human effort that position deserving towns as alluring locations for national businesses.

Our speakers will provide an overview of the retail market and trends that may impact our local businesses and our ability to attract new business to the Southwest Gwinnett County area.

Scott VonCannon, CCIM

Scott vonCannon came to Retail Strategies from Nashville, TN with an extensive background handling economic and community development marketing initiatives. He brings experience working with State officials, Economic Developers, Chambers of Commerce, and municipalities to help promote business growth within communities, regions and States throughout the Country.

Scott has been involved in all aspects of the company including sales, retail recruitment and client management. Scott has been a licensed real estate professional since 2013 and is working to obtain his CCIM designation. He has spoken at numerous statewide and regional conferences on several topics such as retail attraction, expansion, trends and development.


Jeff Sommer
Portfolio Manager

Jeff joined Retail Strategies in January 2018 as a Portfolio Director. Jeff serves as the main point of contact for clients in Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina, while working to develop retail and restaurant development opportunity for our client cities.

Prior to joining Retail Strategies, Jeff was State Director for U.S. Senator Luther Strange. He managed five state offices while serving as the Senator’s liaison to all local governments, Chambers of Commerce, and constituent companies. Jeff also spent four years in Montgomery working as a Governmental Affairs Manager for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama.  There he managed legislative and regulatory issues impacting the company’s operations and customers.


Hilton Atlanta Northeast
5993 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.
Peachtree Corners, GA 30092
Date/Time Information:
Friday, February 7, 2020
7:30- 8:00 AM - networking
8:00- 9:00 AM - breakfast and speaker
Contact Information:
Beth Coffey

Early Registration:
Register Prior to 12:00 pm Thursday,
February 6, 2020
$30  Members (save $10)
Non - Members (save $5)

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When registering for this event please let us know if you are vegetarian so we can provide the appropriate quantities and selections for all attendees.

Cancellation Policy: You can cancel with a full refund by noon February 6, 2020.  After that date no refunds will be given, however substitution of an attendee is allowed if you are not able to attend the day of the event.
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