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 is looking forward to her first trip to Moscow in September 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 is 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

Conducted my first webinar for the International Council of Shopping Centers titled “Optimize Revenue Through Destination Retail Tourism”. We discussed the economic impact of travel and tourism and how shopping centers and retail districts can increase their NOI through a strategic Shopping Tourism Program…it was great fun!!!

We are thrilled to announce that we will be working with Artegon Marketplace in Orlando Florida. Artegon Marketplace reinvents the traditional Orlando shopping experience. See a unique blend of talented artists, craftspeople and world-renowned anchor tenants all at one amazing attraction. Artegon isn’t a place. It’s an experience. Artegon Marketplace in Orlando, Florida. Check out their Facebook page,

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 recently 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.

CJFMI President, Carolyn J. Feimster, CRX, CMD, was published in ICSC's book, "Digital Media, Mobile Apps & Social Networks for Shopping Centers".