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Mayor Walsh to meet with top retail leaders at RECon Global Convention

May 20, 2016

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RECon will host 36,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors and will take place in Las Vegas, NV. 

 Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that he will attend the RECon convention on Sunday, May 22 and Monday, May 23 where he will have the opportunity to meet with a wide range of national and international business leaders. RECon is the global convention hosted by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).   

"In Boston, we are committed to continuing our strong economic growth and job creation, and RECon presents us with an incredible opportunity to showcase what Boston has to offer on a world stage and recruit more business to our city," said Mayor Walsh.  

On Sunday evening, Mayor Walsh will be the featured speaker at the Brown Rudnick opening reception, which expects to attract hundreds of retailers, architects, investors and developers.   

On Monday, the Mayor will have several opportunities to connect with retail real estate professionals around the world about the benefits of locating to, or growing in, Boston. The Mayor and his Administration are committed to strengthening Boston's economy, continuing to create jobs for Boston's residents and positioning the city for growth in national and international markets. This trip builds on the recent momentum of world-renowned businesses choosing to grow in Boston, including General Electric and Converse.   

He will be joined by his Chief of Staff Dan Koh and Sara Myerson, Director of Planning for the Boston Redevelopment Authority.

 RECon will host 36,000 attendees and 1,000 exhibitors and will take place in Las Vegas, NV.