15202 Thu, 09/11/2008 - 12:40pm
Pacific Market Center Hosts Independent Retailer Event
SEATTLE–As part of a new initiative to support independent retailers and buyers, Pacific Market Center, together with its showrooms and local downtown associations, is hosting a VIP: Vibrant Independent Proprietor event for independent businesses.
The interactive event takes place Sept. 22 and 23; hosts independent retailers and businesses in the region; and includes educational sessions, giveaways and networking opportunities.
“The role of independent retailers is critical for the health, creativity and growth of the retail industry and the vitality of our economy,” said Lisa Goodman, marketing director, Pacific Market Center, in a statement. “We are proud to take the lead in getting behind these important businesses by launching this series of VIP events and providing a home base for the independent retailers in the region.”
Planned seminars include “Retail Best Practices—Maximize Profit With Retail Technology,” “Realizing Immediate Results Through the Stages of Implementation,” “How to Build Your Business Using the Web” and “Work Your Network—Top 10 Tips on How to Incorporate PR and Networking Into Your Business.”