Abbot Kinney Retail Safari & Social Mixer
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)
Join us for a walk to experience new trends in retail on the 'Coolest Street in America'!
We all know Abbot Kinney Boulevard on L.A.'s West Side is awesome. Rife with eateries, watering holes, clothing stores, swanky home furnishing shops, salons, knick-knack spots, art galleries and public art displays, This bustling strip offers something for everyone.
So this June 19th, come and meet us at Cafe Zinque for a self-guided afternoon of inspiration provided by the latest independent, up-and-coming retail in the country, followed by drinks at the hip lifestyle store 'Deus Ex Machina'. Meet new members and enjoy the opportunity to network within a highly creative community of fellow designers and retailers.
About Abbot Kinney: GQ Magazine dubbed this eclectic Venice locale "The Coolest Block in America. Featured in the popular men's magazine's first ever 'Style Bible', Abbot Kinney is represented by 14 of its resident spots: Bazar, A+R, Jack Spade, Holly Jones Hair Design, Aviator Nation, Waraku, Guild, Alternative Apparel, Milkmade, Linus Bikes, Steven Alan Annex, Surfing Cowboys, The Stronghold and Hoff Optometry.
Open to all Members and Friends of the Retail Design Institute. Donations towards our support of the next generation of designers and future initiatives will be gratefully accepted online and at the door!
Locations & details subject to confirmation closer to the event. Updated maps will be made available from 3pm at Cafe Zinque. Please register via Eventbrite now. For sponsorship opportunities please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Retail Design Institute, Southern California Chapter
A non-profit organization founded in 1961, the Retail Design Institute represents a diverse range of students and professionals dedicated to creating world class experiential consumer environments. We promote the advancement of our industry by developing educational, career building and networking opportunities. The Southern California Chapter currently incorporates the Southwest region(Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico) and Hawaii. Our membership includes Architects, Designers, Art Directors, Developers, Engineers, Store Planners, Strategists, Visual Merchandisers, Educators, Set Designers, Trade Partners, Retailers, Publishers and Students. Join us!