Special video message from SPECS keynoter Barbara Corcoran

Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group, entrepreneur and investor on TV’s "Shark Tank," is inviting everyone to join her at Chain Store Age’s 57th annual SPECS conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Md., August 22-24. Corcoran will give the SPECS keynote address on Monday, August 23. 

The retail industry’s top event for store development, SPECS brings together the country's leading retailers and suppliers involved in the planning, design, construction and maintenance of stores, restaurants and non-traditional retail to network, collaborate and learn from one another. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

The SPECS program offers a wide array of targeted educational sessions, with the content designed to help companies stay on top of trends and ahead of what's coming — both of which have taken on newfound importance after more than a year of disruption. SEE THE FULL AGENDA HERE.

“The SPECS team is honored to play a pivotal role in bringing the store development community back together,” said Gary Esposito, VP, group publisher, Chain Store Age and SPECS chairman. “As the retail landscape continues to evolve, you can count on SPECS to provide you with the best possible conference experience — and an environment that provides the solutions and insights needed to compete in this new era of retail.”