GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In keeping with its tradition of recognizing and honoring the premier marketing, community outreach, sales promotion, and visual merchandizing efforts within the U.S. retail real estate industry, the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is pleased to announce that Tanger Outlets, Greensboro, N.C., was presented with two silver U.S. MAXI Awards. All winners represented the highest caliber of marketing excellence and exemplify collaboration, execution and achievement within the retail real estate industry.
The 2012 ICSC U.S. MAXI Awards honor and recognize the premier marketing, community outreach, sales promotions and visual merchandizing programs undertaken solely with the U.S by U.S.-based retail real estate professionals and companies. These awards not only enhance and complement the other industry regional award programs offered by ICSC but provide information and insight to the entire retail real estate industry on what it takes to achieve the highest level of recognition in marketing and specialty leasing within the U.S. Visit our website for additional information on this center or for a complete listing of all winners.
- In this anniversary celebration event, Tanger Outlets honored its founder and his "Think BIG and Make It Happen" motto, during its company's 30th year anniversary celebration. Tanger Outlets' "Pearl Anniversary Celebration" was both fashionable and record breaking with the creation of larger than life events which left a lasting impression for Tanger shoppers, shareholders and partners.
- For Tanger's Spring Fashion Week National Promotion, Tanger Outlet's multi-channel branding campaign sought to elevate the Tanger brand within the style and fashion arena while seeeking consumer preference for Tanger apparel brands. This national roll out generated record breaking in store sales for core tenants and increased weekly traffic by as much as 48.8% in some markets.
ICSC announced the winners of the 2012 U.S. MAXI Awards during an awards ceremony during its first ever NOI+ Conference, September 5, 2012 at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, Fla. The 2012 ICSC U.S. MAXI Awards were open to U.S. shopping centers and shopping center companies, as well as, specialty retailers, specialty leasing managers, marketing directors and/or general managers. All award winning programs were implemented between November 1, 2010 and May 31, 2012.
Founded in 1957, ICSC is the premier global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 55,000 members in over 90 countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, retailers and brokers, as well as academics and public officials. As the global industry trade association, ICSC links with more than 25 national and regional shopping center councils throughout the world. For more information, visit www.icsc.org.
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. is a publicly-traded REIT headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that presently operates and owns, or has an ownership interest in, a portfolio of 39 upscale outlet shopping centers in 25 states coast to coast and in Canada, totaling approximately 11.9 million square feet leased to over to 2,500 stores operated by more than 430 different brand name companies. More than 175 million shoppers visit Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. annually. For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4TANGER or visit the company's web site at www.tangeroutlet.com.
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