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CRE // Tech and ICSC Partner to Bring an Innovation Lounge to New York National Deal Making December 6-7

11/17/2017

CRE // Tech and ICSC Partner to Bring an Innovation Lounge to New York National Deal Making December 6-7

Innovation Lounge will feature the best commercial real estate retail tech and include live product demos and fireside chats

New York, NY (November 17, 2017) -- CRE // Tech (cretech.com), the leading event, content and connectivity platform for the commercial real estate industry, announced that it will partner with ICSC to host an Innovation Lounge at ICSC’s New York National Deal Making held at the Jacob K. Javits Center from December 6th - 7th. ICSC’s second largest global deal making event, New York National Deal Making, attracts more than 10,000 attendees in over 175,000 square feet of exhibit space, filled with 500 plus exhibitors for two full days.

“We are extremely proud to be partnering up with CRE // Tech to bring the best retail startups to our New York National Deal Making conference,” said Tom McGee, President and CEO at ICSC. “ICSC is passionate about educating our members on the most import trends impacting the retail sector and CRE // Tech is the best organization for us to partner with in the tech space since they are the recognized leader in the commercial real estate tech sector. ICSC has historically been on the forefront of innovation in the retail industry and this partnership is yet another example of our commitment to remaining on the leading edge of technology in our industry,” McGee concluded.

The lounge will feature the most innovative tech in the commercial real estate retail space bringing robots, AI chat messaging, AI Omni-channel marketing, holograms, 3D body scanning, a facial recognition platform, VR and much more to the show.

Technology innovators with live product demos include:

Accel Robotics - Enhance the human experience with a robot that can see and understand the real world. Accel helps companies deliver smarter service by enabling grab and go commerce experiences and powering robotic shopping assistants.

iMIRROR - Meet the new retail! See how you can bring online commerce into the physical store with iMirror. By providing an in-store immersive customer experience that allows your customers to receive a personalized offering, you are able to integrate a full catalog of online and in-store merchandise.

Matterport - Experience immersive media technology that builds 3D and Virtual Reality (VR) media solutions. Matterport's end-to-end platform allows users to easily create, modify, navigate, and build on digital representations of real places.

Perch - Experience products in a new way with Perch's interactive technology within brick and mortar retail. As a consumer touches a product they are shown different content on a digital screen embedded into retail displays. Perch's technology comes in various form factors for retail displays.

Real Networks - RealNetworks, Inc. can provide the ultimate VIP loyalty program experience using facial recognition software. From automatically adding points to your loyalty program, to pinging a store associate to let them know a VIP entered the store, or even making in store recommendations based on previous purchases, this technology provides the exceptional VIP experience for customers.

ShareRails - Local Ecommerce? ShareRails levels the digital playing field between ecommerce and brick-and-mortar stores by transforming local retailers' inventory data into a local ecommerce and mobile commerce shopping platform that is then indexed by Google and other search engines.

Size Stream - Get body scanned with SizeStream to create your own 3D Avatar in a matter of seconds with hundreds of detailed measurements to create customized clothes and insights into how brands will fit you.

SmarterHQ - SmarterHQ is the leading machine learning / AI platform for omni-channel marketing, empowering brands to personalize individual customer engagement in real-time by combining in-store and online transaction data with real-time consumer behavior.

Starship Technologies - Receive local deliveries from Starship, a six wheeled robot that rides along sidewalks, crosses streets, and steps over curbs.  

VNTANA - Experience products with a holographic retail display and watch concerts and fashion shows at new venues with life-size holographic stages using VNTANA’s hologram platform.

Walc - Walk to your destination using Walc, a social walking navigation platform that uses physical visual reference points (such as retailers and real estate) for navigating and experience a new way to share and explore what's around you.

Wirkn - Chat with Wirkn, an AI chat bot to discover and apply to local jobs.

The Innovation Lounge will also host fireside chats moderated by J. Skyler Fernandes, Managing Director of Investments, Cleveland Avenue with speakers Katie Finnegan, Principal, Store No 8, Shu Chowdhury, Founder and CEO, Salido, Dana Randall, Head of Innovation, Coach and David Horowitz, Founder, Touchdown Ventures.

“We’re thrilled to be partnering with one of the world's leading trade organizations, ICSC, for what will be an incredible display of retail tech in the industry,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CRE // Tech. “I am also extremely grateful to ICSC for hosting this groundbreaking Innovation Lounge as AI, VR and robotic technology are some of the most important tech trends impacting the entire real estate industry,” Beckerman concluded.

Launched in 2013 as the first event platform devoted to the commercial real estate tech sector, CRE // Tech was acquired by The News Funnel earlier this year. The platform has become the leading global community focused on emerging and innovative technologies in the commercial real estate (CRE) space. CRE // Tech consistently produces sold-out events including the hugely popular events in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York. The organization’s events bring together thousands of real estate and tech professionals and companies each year in a dynamic, entertaining and informative experience.

About CRE // Tech

CRE // Tech is the “Center for Innovation” within the commercial real estate industry. The platform’s mission is to connect brokers, owners/developers, investors and service providers with the leading start ups devoted to commercial real estate. CRE // Tech is owned and operated by The News Funnel, the leading content, connectivity and event platform devoted to the commercial real estate industry.

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