Program

AM Arrivals, Registration Check-In
11:30 to 1 Shuttles from DoubleTree Hotel to Taubman Company every 10-15 minutes
12 to 1:30 Shop America Alliance Advisory Board Meeting and Luncheon (by invitation) sponsored by Taubman Company
12 to 1:30 Networking Luncheon for all at Taubman Company
1:30 to 1:45 Welcome: Rosemary McCormick, President, Shop America Alliance and Amy Drouillard, Director Center Marketing, Taubman Company
1:45 to 2:45 Global View: What's up with China arrivals/spend and tariffs impact? What will Brexit mean for UK travel?  What are the emerging markets now?  Panel on strategies to build visitation and spending from the top global growth markets. Helen Marano, Founder and President, Marano Perspectives; Scott Johnson, President, Travel Market Insights; Z.J. Tong, President, ChinaPro Marketing Partners. Moderator:  Rosemary McCormick
2:45 to 3 Break sponsored by OutletBound.com
3 to 4 Canadian Tourism Success Story: What we can learn from the #1 inbound to US market. Why US travel to Canada travel is growing while Canadian Travel to US declines. Moderator: Helen Marano, Founder and President, Marano Perspectives. Panelists: Scott Johnson, President, Travel Market Insights; Lesley Boughen, Tourism Manager, Oxford Properties Group. Stephen Fine, Founder, CrossBorder Media and Canadian Snowbird.
4 to 5 Developing Hotels Adjacent to Malls and Outlets.  Panel introduction by Rosemary McCormick.  Rose Hapanowich, Tourism Director, Destiny USA; Samantha Sommers, Mall of America.
5:15 Shuttles depart to Great Lakes Crossing
6 to 7:30 Welcome Reception at Great Lakes Crossing, Bar Louie Gastropub.  Enjoy ample appetizers and libations as you connect with colleagues and new friends.
Charity Silent Auction opens to benefit The Innovation Project at The Henry Ford
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Open Evening Shopping on your own at Great Lakes Crossing
8:30 Shuttles return to DoubleTree Hotel

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