The Real Deal New York

An insider’s guide to RECon’s parties

What's a hit and what's a miss at the biggest retail social scene of the year
By TRD Staff | May 20, 2016 08:00AM

Ackman-Ziff's Simon Ziff poolside at RECon 2015.

Ackman-Ziff’s Simon Ziff poolside at RECon 2015.

From the special retail issue: It’s party time at ICSC’s RECon. But with more than 60 soirées, dozens of venues and three full days of convention time, what’s a retail professional to do? To make sense of it all, The Real Deal sat down with a multi-year RECon veteran to get the inside scoop on navigating the conference to maximize your fun — and, of course, your face time with important peeps. Keep in mind that these parties are invitation-only, so call in your favors early, lest you end up on the wrong side of the velvet ropes. [more]