GOODWILL SAN ANTONIO TO BE HIGHLIGHTED AT HISPANIC RETAIL 360 SUMMIT
Careers Center to be featured on immersion tour; marketing director to speak on retail panel
SAN ANTONIO – Local Goodwill representatives will join Goodwill Industries International Inc. in showcasing how the nonprofit retail and service organization embraces the Hispanic community here and across the country during the Hispanic Retail 360 Summit held today through Friday (Aug. 13-15).
In its tenth year, the summit – held at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter – will feature panel discussions from retail professionals from brands from across the country.
“We are very excited to play an active role in this conference along with our colleagues from the national office,” said Michael Zahn, Goodwill San Antonio’s director of marketing. “Operations in the Alamo City are a great case study in retail with a greater mission to serve the community.”
Today (Aug. 13) – Goodwill Industries of San Antonio’s headquarters at 406 W. Commerce Street will be a featured stop on the summit’s Cultural Immersion Tour between 10:30 and 3 p.m. today (Aug. 13). Attendees will see how the local office is revolutionizing the retail marketing of resale goods.
Additionally, the tour will feature stops at the Good Careers Center, 703 Dolorosa, where Goodwill provides job training and employment services that help veterans, people with disabilities and the general public.
The Cultural Immersion Tour will also feature stops at other retail businesses, including H-E-B Plus, La Michoacana, Market Square and Walmart.
Friday (Aug. 15) – Zahn will join a panel moderated by Goodwill Industries International’s National Latina Spokesperson Evette Rios and Vice President of Donated Goods and Retail Michael Meyer. The panel, from 10:45 to 11:30 a.m., focuses on embracing the Hispanic community.
Visit www.goodwillsa.org or www.hispanicretail360.com or call Goodwill San Antonio’s office at 210-271-8904 to schedule a private tour.
About Goodwill Industries of San Antonio
Serving San Antonio since 1945, Goodwill helps change lives through the power of work. When you shop or donate at Goodwill, you’re funding educational programs and services that assist people in finding better jobs and building careers. Together with the support of our generous community, partners and employers, Goodwill provides employment, training, educational opportunities and related services to more than 50,000 individuals each year. In addition to operating 18 retail stores, more than 25 donation stations and 10 Good Careers Centers in San Antonio, New Braunfels, Seguin, Laredo and surrounding areas, Goodwill operates 3 Good Careers Academies and handles 17 contracts for services ranging from document management to grounds maintenance.