The Chamber Daily


Birmingham, Mich. – On Thursday, May 2, Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber will present a Professional Edge Workshop on Trends in Visual Merchandising and Store Planning at Birmingham Public Schools. The workshop is scheduled from 8-9:30 a.m. and includes a continental breakfast. The BBChamber Professional Edge Workshops are sponsored by DFCU Financial and are interactive events focused on strengthening businesses.

The event will feature speaker, Robert Gibbs from Gibbs Planning Group in Birmingham. GPG is an urban retail planning consultant company, experienced in commercial development and sustainable town planning sought by respected mayors, architects and real-estate developers around the country. This presentation will involve a discussion on the importance of Visual Merchandising and Store Planning for organizations, businesses and stores. There is no charge to attend this event, however, space is limited. To register, please visit or call (248) 644-1700.

“Bob Gibbs is nationally renowned for his work in the retail planning sector,” said Chamber President Joe Bauman. “The fact he lives and works in the Birmingham area gives him an added insight into how to keep our local downtowns thriving and growing.”

The third BBChamber Professional Edge Workshop, Investing in Relationships: The Art of Investing in Long-Term Mutually Beneficial (Business) Relationships, is scheduled for August 1. For more information on the workshop and other upcoming Chamber events, visit

The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber is a membership organization dedicated to promoting the economic development, strengthen the business climate and improve the quality of life in the six communities it serves, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms, Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township and Franklin. ###

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