Shoptalk Minneapolis - May 10th, 2012 - 6-9 PM
Target 1000 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN

Grottini Retail Environments sponsor of the Spring A.R.E. event in Minneapolis, the next edition of the Shoptalk series. The event will be dedicated to "The Design Trends Report 2012" presented by industry expert Karen Schaffner.

It is time once again for the anticipated Shoptalk series, with A.R.E. on May 10th, 2012, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Grottini Retail Environments is pleased to help sponsor this valuable professional networking and education event.  
Shoptalk Minneapolis will be held at the Target Corporation Headquarters, from 6 to 9 pm, and will be devoted to professional networking, discussion of trends in design, and focusing on the 2012 Design Trends Report, presented by the A.R.E. (Association for Retail Environments).
The report is the result of an extensive analysis of the rich collection of publications collected by the Association, reviewing all new projects and cutting edge displays. For the 2012 edition, the report will be presented through "stories about trends", to offer attendees a valuable source of inspiration for future design challenges.
The speaker of the evening will be Karen Schaffner, Managing Director of Visual at A.R.E., and the publisher of “Retail Environments” magazine. For over 25 years, Karen has been an active player in the retail world, with a long and successful career at Nielsen/VNU,  management of publications in various fields, including Display & Design Ideas,
Couture International Jeweler, Impressions and EMB. She later launched her own company, Corporate Image Consulting, in 2007, and in the same year she began her collaboration with  A.R.E.
All area professionals in retail and design are welcomed to attend this event.
For infos and to register: //www.retailenvironments.org/Events/Shoptalk/Minneapolis/


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