A resident of Scarsdale, NY, Hal Shapiro serves as senior director of Winick Realty Group, LLC, in New York City, NY. To help him remain up-to-date on changes within the commercial real estate field, Hal Shapiro maintains membership with the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).
With more than 700,000 members scattered throughout more than 100 countries, the ICSC seeks to advance the shopping center industry and to promote the commercial distribution of goods and services. Among its offerings to members are educational programs, professional certification programs, and advocating on behalf of its members.
Each year the ICSC sponsors a conference in New York City, and the 2017 ICSC New York National Conference and Deal Making occurs on December 6 and 7. The two-day event offers attendees a chance to network, gain information about industry issues, and garner education. Those in attendance can also talk with more than 450 exhibitors and view a range of products and services related to the real estate and retail sectors. Typically the event brings in more than 10,000 visitors.