Strategic Marketing, Tourism, and Economic Development

CJF Marketing International (CJFMI) is a consulting company specializing in the creation and implementation of strategic marketing, tourism programs and economic development projects for products and destinations such as shopping centers, attractions, urban entertainment districts, communities and commercial properties throughout the U.S., Caribbean, South America, Mexico, Europe, Asia, India the Middle East and Australia. The firm provides comprehensive strategic planning and implementation designed to meet goals and provide solid returns on investments.

Additionally, CJF Marketing International offers marketing training programs and seminars, such as customer service and retail tourism training seminars for developers, municipalities, shopping center associations, development agencies and retailers.

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What's New for CJF Marketing International?

CJFMI’s owner, Carolyn J. Feimster, CRX, CMD will be speaking on a Tourism Panel at ICSC’s RECON on May 24th.

CJFMI’s owner, Carolyn J. Feimster, CRX, CMD recently returned from teaching in Dubai for the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres and the International Council of Shopping Centers' JTR School for Retail Real Estate Professionals. She taught both “Advanced Marketing & Other Strategic Planning for Optimum Productivity” and “The Team Approach for Asset Management”. She has already been invited back to teach at this same school next year.

Carolyn J. Feimster, CRX, CMD recently completed her first trip to Moscow to present the latest in retail and consumer trends, state of the art shopping centre programs, how to increase NOI at a shopping centre, building new markets, etc. The client was IKEA Centres Russia, which owns the largest chain of shopping centres throughout the country, called MEGA

We are pleased to announce our newest client, the Outlets at Tejon in Southern California. CJFMI has been retained to research and write their Retail Shopping Tourism Marketing Plan. Outlets at Tejon

Carolyn J. Feimster, CRX, CMD conducted her first webinar for the International Council of Shopping Centers titled “Optimize Revenue Through Destination Retail Tourism”.

Check out CJFMI President, Carolyn J. Feimster, CRX, CMD’s article on Shopping & Dining that is the feature story on shopping in the February 2015 issue of Leisure Group Travel. Click here for the article entitled Recipe for Success: Shopping & Cuisine.Recipe for Success:Shopping & Cuisine.

CJFMI President, Carolyn J. Feimster, CRX, CMD, was awarded the prestigious Certified Retail Property Executive (CRX) designation from the International Council of Shopping Centers. The CRX is the only credential of its kind in the commercial real estate industry. This gets added to the Certified Shopping Center Marketing Director designation achieved in 1981.