LANSING, Mich.-Successful strategies employed by local retailers will be revealed during the Michigan Retailers Association's annual meeting and summer conference, June 23-25, at Marriott Dearborn Inn, Dearborn, Mich. The association, which represents the Michigan Tire and Vehicle Service Association, said it is approaching the meeting's theme, ``Making the most of it,'' from many different angles to interest a variety of retailers.
The keynote speaker, author Laura Laaman, will discuss successful selling and communication techniques. Workshops will focus on top 10 selling tips, merchandising displays and developing customer trust. Downtown development professionals from Dearborn and Plymouth, Mich., will discuss their communities' efforts to strengthen their retail base.
For more information, contact the MRA, 221 N. Pine St., Lansing, Mich. 48933; (517) 372-5757.