Events Unite Author of Best-Selling Book Built for Growth, Industry Leading Retailers and Autodesk to Share Successful Strategies for Retail Executives
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Oct 10, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Autodesk, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ADSK) today announced that it will co-host retail executive forums in
eight cities. These events are designed to help retailers of all sizes
understand how to maximize operational efficiencies and realize new ideas to
build for growth. The forums will feature major retailers, representatives
from Autodesk and Retail Traffic Magazine, and Arthur Rubinfeld, founder and
chief executive officer of AIRVISION, a leading provider of direct-to-consumer
brand positioning and strategic business growth planning. A former executive
vice president at Starbucks, Rubinfeld was responsible for the planning and
execution of Starbucks retail brand design, real estate and store growth
strategies. For more information or to register for an event, visit:
http://www.autodesk.com/builtforgrowth or call 800/234-0074.
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Designed for senior executives in retail real estate, design, construction
and store planning, the "Built for Growth - Retail Executive Forum" events
will feature industry experts who will share valuable insight in retail brand
design, positioning, real estate, store growth strategies and solutions for
collaborative project management. The multi-city tour of events will take
place in the following cities and dates:
-- Boston, Massachusetts - Wednesday, October 19
-- New York, NY - Thursday, October 20
-- Atlanta, Georgia - Monday, October 24
-- Dallas, Texas - Tuesday, October 25
-- Irvine, California - Thursday, November 3
-- San Francisco, California - Friday, November 4
Attendees will learn:
-- Relevant trends that are reshaping how retailers are building their
-- How peers in the retail industry are using technology, such as the
Autodesk Buzzsaw service, to get instant visibility into their entire
portfolio of projects, programs, and properties.
-- How retailers have deployed the Autodesk Buzzsaw collaborative project
management solution to handle the unique needs of store planning,
construction and operations
Autodesk, Inc. is wholly focused on ensuring that great ideas are turned
into reality. With six million users, Autodesk is the world's leading software
and services company for the building, manufacturing, infrastructure, digital
media and wireless data services fields. Autodesk's solutions help customers
create, manage and share their digital assets more effectively. As a result,
customers turn ideas into competitive advantage by becoming more productive,
streamlining project efficiency and maximizing profits.
Founded in 1982, Autodesk is headquartered in San Rafael, California. For
additional information about Autodesk, please visit http://www.autodesk.com.
NOTE: Autodesk and Buzzsaw are registered trademarks or trademarks of
Autodesk, Inc., in the USA and/or other countries. All other brand names,
product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.
Contact: Jennifer Giles, 415-547-2458
SOURCE Autodesk, Inc.
Jennifer Giles of Autodesk, Inc., +1-415-547-2458, or firstname.lastname@example.org