Education & Networking: Commercial is in Focus

An Opportunity for New Business

This year’s event includes a new Commercial Marketplace at the Expo, featuring exhibitors with industry tools and products, a deal-making space for networking, panel presentations and a property marketing event. Plus – we have a few surprises in store – you won’t want to miss the excitement in this new space built for commercial real estate professionals.

Listen and Learn

Discover a specialized slate of education sessions on commercial topics including lending, technology, 1031 like-kind exchanges and more. Attend forums focused on commercial business trends, leadership and property management.

Network, Network, Network

Start your Saturday morning with coffee and an energizing keynote from a special industry speaker at the Commercial Networking Breakfast. Wind down on Saturday evening with a conversation and refreshments alongside hundreds of your peers at the Commercial Red Carpet Reception. Make the Commercial Marketplace your home during the entire conference – meet with colleagues to discuss business, recharge your devices, and discover new tech tools that can help you gain a business edge. One conversation might lead to your deal of the year!

“In today’s rapidly changing environment, it is essential for commercial practitioners to collaborate together on best business practices, technology and legislative issues impacting the industry. This venue provides that opportunity.”
Lori Burger, CPM

“This conference is the place to be! It offers a schedule packed full of learning about commercial advocacy issues and market information. Plus, there are numerous opportunities to network with some of the best commercial industry professionals in the country.”
Steve Moreira, CCIM, CIPS

Commercial Schedule at the REALTORS ® CONFERENCE & EXPO

Thursday, November 12

12:30-2:00PM

Commercial Legislative & Regulatory Board Meeting

2:00-4:00PM

Commercial Research Advisory Board Meeting

Friday, November 13

All Day

Conference Education Sessions

8:30-10:30AM

Commercial Committee Meeting

10:30AM-12:00PM

Property Management Forum

1:00-3:00PM

Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum

3:00-6:00PM

Commercial Marketplace at the Expo

Saturday, November 14

7:30-8:45AM

Commercial Caffeinated Networking Breakfast (TICKETED)

All Day

Conference Education Sessions

9:00AM-4:00PM

Commercial Marketplace at the Expo featuring panel presentations, tech tools and more

9:00-11:00AM

Commercial Leadership Forum

4:00-6:00PM

General Session with Emmitt Smith, CCIM

6:30-8:00PM

Commercial Red Carpet Reception (TICKETED)

Sunday, November 15

All Day

Conference Education Sessions

10:00AM-5:00PM

Commercial Marketplace at the Expo featuring panel presentations, tech tools and more

Monday, November 16

All Day

Conference Education Sessions

9:00AM-1:00PM

Commercial Marketplace at the Expo

9:30AM-12:30PM

Commercial Property Pitch Event in the Commercial Marketplace

If you have any questions about governance meetings, commercial education or any of the other events planned, please contact membersupport@realtors.org. For complete details, the most up to date schedule, and to register for the REALTORS® Conference & Expo, visit www.nar.realtor/conference.

Upcoming Commercial Affiliate National Conferences

SIOR Fall World Conference

October 8-10, Chicago, IL

Highlights include keynote with bestselling author Neil Pasricha; thought leadership panels with experts from Real Capital Analytics, MIT and Wharton; numerous CE credit sessions.

www.sior.com/conferences/2015-fall-world-conference

IREM Fall Leadership Conference

October 18-21, Salt Lake City, UT

Attend to take advantage of dozens of education sessions including best practices in property management, building standards and a keynote address from Robert Stephens, former chief technology officer of Best Buy.

www.irem.org/events/irem-fall-leadership-conference

CCIM Thrive

October 27-30, Austin, TX

Gain insights from keynote speaker Sam Zell, panel sessions featuring industry thought leaders and CE-approved Ward Center for Real Estate Studies courses from the CCIM Institute.

www.globest.com/conferences/ccim-thrive-2015/

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