MALLFORMS Announces the ICSC Spring Convention Free Mall Barricade Winner

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MALLFORMS participated in the ICSC Spring Trade Exposition in Las Vegas, Nevada from May 23 to May 25, 2004. MALLFORMS held a drawing for a free 30Â? reusable barricade system at the show. MALLFORMS presented its reusable barricade, temporary construction walls and retail merchandising systems for use in Regional Enclosed Shopping Centers, Commercial Buildings and Public Spaces.

MALLFORMS, Announced today the ICSC Spring Convention Free Mall Barricade Winner.

MALLFORMS held a drawing for a free 30' reusable shopping center barricade system / temporary wall at their exhibit on May 25th, 2004.

The winner is the Miami Valley Centre Mall ( in Piqua, Ohio – managed by The Mid-America Management Corporation (

MALLFORMS manufactures and distributes reusable & modular barricade systems, temporary construction walls and retail merchandising systems.

According to the ICSC shopping Center Executive Opinion Survey – June 2004, "Industry business conditions slightly improved in May compared with the prior month, as shopping center executives were more upbeat on near-term conditions. The latest survey information was collected from shopping center owners and developers between May 17 and May 31...Shopping Center Execs also report rising operating expenses." (

"Regional enclosed shopping malls, lifestyle centers, general contractors and architects are dealing with tight budgets as the retail industry rebounds with cautious optimism," says Magda Ohanlon, Vice President of MALLFORMS.

Franklin Frith, Business Development representative for MALLFORMS added, "The current market conditions, feedback, and orders from shopping centers across the country indicate a real need for the MALLFORMS barricade and retail merchandising systems since they are modular, reusable, long-lasting, and cost effective...We are experiencing an increase in sales due to the current market conditions."

"Our barricade system has been in high demand due to tenant relocations, vacancies, and retail store & mall renovations, so we are on track to experience significant sales growth in 2004", added Ms. Ohanlon.

Additional details regarding the MALLFORMS participation and location at the ICSC May convention last month are available at the Web Site.

About MALLFORMS – Top Deck Systems, Inc.:

In 1990, Top Deck Systems, Inc. was founded in Detroit MI, USA. Alusett System, through its many product lines, services the tradeshow, storefixturing, museum and display industry. The modular aluminum system permits unlimited versatility in design and construction. The MALLFORMS product line was created to meet the specific needs of shopping centers, retailers, general contractors, architects and commercial property managers. The system is reusable, modular, affordable, and adaptable.

About ICSC:

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is the global trade and professional association of the shopping center industry. ICSC's 44,000 members in the U.S., Canada, and 75 other countries include shopping center owners, developers, managers, marketing specialists, investors, lenders, retailers, public officials and other professionals. ICSC sponsors over 200 meetings a year and provides a wide array of services and products, including publications and research data.

The 47th annual ICSC Spring Convention, which opened at the Convention Center here today, boasted a record turnout of 35,786 real estate professionals, 10 percent better than last year's record of slightly more than 32,000.

The major business of the four-day convention, the largest gathering of retail real estate professionals in the world, began today with the opening of the Leasing Mall. ICSC estimates that about 25 percent of the deals landlords make with retailers each year are initiated or sealed here. This year's sold-out Leasing Mall houses 850 companies in 512 booths. Some 26,000 people will go through the mall on each day of the convention, according to ICSC estimates. Approximately 11 percent of the companies in this year’s Leasing Mall are first-time exhibitors.

About Franklin Frith:

Franklin Frith ( increases sales, opportunities and exposure through business development, business intelligence and Internet communications.

For additional information, please contact:

Magda Ohanlon, Vice President

Franklin Frith, Business Development

MALLFORMS – Top Deck Systems, Inc.

44753 Centre Court

Clinton Township, MI 48038



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