Participating in commercial real estate events is an extremely valuable way for CRE professionals to network, build relationships, generate leads and expand their knowledge about the industry and market trends.

Below is a calendar and list of some of the top events, conferences and trade shows you should consider attending in 2018.

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JANUARY

IMN Winter Forum On Real Estate Opportunity & Private Fund Investing

January 17 – 19, 2018, Laguna Beach, CA, U.S.

Attracting 1000+ registrants each year this three-day event is renowned for its history of delivering unmatched networking opportunities.

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ICSC Whistler Conference

January 28 – 30, 2018, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

The Whistler Conference will offer a combination of education for shopping centre professionals as well as a forum for leasing & networking.

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FEBRUARY

IMN Middle-Market Multifamily Forum

February 1 – 2, 2018, New York, U.S.

With over 500 registrants, including 300 owners/operators and 30 exhibitors in attendance, IMN provides a strategic and opportunistic overview of the small & mid-sized multifamily industry to a New York audience.

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Institutional Investor Forum

February 7, 2018, New York, U.S.

Exclusive event for institutional investors and fund managers who are active in the deals of $25m-500m in established and emerging U.S. markets and key cross-border transactions.

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MARCH

ICSC Carolinas Conference & Deal Making

March 5 – 6, 2018, Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.

The ICSC Carolinas Conference is a one-stop for education, networking and deal making. It provides opportunities to gain information about the most current industry issues, and meet and make deals with colleagues doing business in the same region.

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ICSC RECon Europe

March 6, 2018, London, United Kingdom

RECon Europe connects international retailers with Europe’s major retail real estate owners, developers and agents for one day of efficient deal-making.

The show represents 44 million sq. m. of retail space across more than 1,600 shopping destinations in 39 countries.

ICSC RECon Europe London commercial real estate event 2018

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ICSC Monterey Conference & Deal Making

March 7 – 8, 2018, Monterey, California, U.S.

ICSC Monterey is a two day conference of deal-making, trade exposition, professional development sessions and networking opportunities.

ICSC Monterey Conference & Deal Making commercial real estate event 2018

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{HER}oic – By CREtech

March 8, 2018, New York

CREtech’s {HER}oic is an event to celebrate women in commercial real estate. This event will feature some of the most dynamic influencers and top thought female leaders in commercial real estate. We invite all commercial real estate professionals to join us at this very important event.

CRE Tech - HERoic commercial real estate event 2018

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CoreNet Global Summit APAC

March 12 – 15, 2018, Singapore

CoreNet Global Summits Asia Pacific & EMEA attract about 500 attendees. The CoreNet Global Summit offers opportunities to network, learn through case study presentations, interactive learning sessions, smaller interest group activities, executive development training and continuing education.

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MIPIM

March 13 – 16 2018, Cannes, France

MIPIM, the world’s leading property market, with over 24,000 participants from 100 countries, gathers the most influential players from all sectors of the international property industry for four days of networking, learning and transaction through premium events, conferences and dedicated exhibition zones.

MIPIM Paris commercial real estate event 2018

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ICSC Mid-Atlantic Conference & Deal Making

March 21 – 22, 2018, National Harbor, Maryland, U.S.

ICSC Mid-Atlantic conference is a two day conference of deal-making, trade exposition, professional development sessions and networking opportunities.

ICSC Mid-Atlantic Conference & Deal Making commercial real estate event 2018

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APRIL

SIOR World Conference

April 11 – 14, 2018, Austin, Texas, U.S.

The most important events of the year for SIOR designees and others involved in the sale or lease of commercial real estate. In addition to providing timely educational programs, conferences are designed to help attendees connect, build strong relationships, and facilitate business and deal generation with other SIORs and industry colleagues and exhibitors, all while enhancing their knowledge of the latest trends.

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MAY

BOMA MOB

May 9 – 11, 2018, Houston, Texas, U.S.

BOMA International’s Medical Office Buildings & Healthcare Real Estate Conference is the industry’s largest and most respected education and networking event. Each year healthcare real estate executives from across the country come together to discuss current issues and trends in developing, leasing and managing healthcare facilities in the new age of healthcare delivery.

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ICSC Recon

May 20 – 23, 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

RECon is the world’s largest global gathering of retail real estate professionals with more than 37,000 attendees representing 58 countries who gather for power deal making, endless networking and innovative education.

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MIT World Real Estate Forum

May 21 – 22, 2018, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

The MIT World Real Estate forum conference attracts more than 450 industry leaders, distinguished MIT faculty, researchers, and alumni in a wide-ranging and far-reaching conversation about the future of global real estate.

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JUNE

ULI UK Annual Conference

June 5, 2018, London, UK

ULI UK is the largest ULI National Council in Europe with over 1000 members from the private and public sectors representing all disciplines within the UK commercial and residential property market. ULI UK hosts an active and diverse programme of high quality events throughout the year that draw on and share global best practices.

ULI UK Annual Conference commercial real estate event 2018

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RealComm & IBCon

June 6 – 7, 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

RealComm and IBCon are billed as the intersection of commercial and corporate real estate, technology, automation and innovation. The two day conference attracts over 1,600 attendees, 150 exhibitors and 225 speakers featuring over 100 education sessions with dynamic education programs, solution provider expo, live interviews, tours, and networking.

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MIPIM Proptech Europe

June 20 – 21, 2018, Paris, France

MIPIM Proptech is the premier Property and Tech event in Europe gathering key decision makers from all sectors and technology companies to take their business to the next level and build the future of property in the European Market.

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BOMA International Conference & Expo

June 23 – 26 2018, San Antonio, Texas, U.S.

The BOMA International Annual Conference & Expo 2018 event will be held in San Antonio, Texas, and boasts a full schedule of new educational content, the latest technology and innovative solutions, and prime networking time.

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JULY

ICSC Next Generation Conference

July 25 – 27, 2018, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Next Generation is ICSC’s educational, networking and mentoring program specifically designed for emerging retail real estate professionals who are seeking to develop and advance their careers and build relationships in the commercial real estate industry.

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SEPTEMBER

CREtech Los Angeles

September 13, 2018, Los Angeles

Attendees will get a front row seat to an exclusive interview with the leaders at Fifth Wall on their fund. Wrapping up the evening will be a delicious networking reception with open bar and the opportunity to meet some of the most innovative tech companies providing solutions for commercial real estate professionals.

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OCTOBER

Exporeal

October 8 – 10, 2018, Munich, Germany

EXPO REAL is Europe’s largest real estate and investment trade fair. It represents the whole supply chain of the international real estate sector from conception and design through investment and financing, realization and marketing to operation and use.

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ULI National Convention

October 8 – 11, 2018, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

The ULI Fall Meeting brings together more than 6,000 leaders from every sector of the real estate industry. By attending, you will meet developers, investors, architects, planners, brokers, academics, attorneys, decision makers, and public officials.

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CoreNet Summit North America

October 12 – 17, 2018, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

CoreNet Global SummitNorth America attracts around 2,700 attendees, gathering the very best minds in corporate real estate. The CoreNet Global Summit offers opportunities to network, learn through case study presentations, interactive learning sessions, smaller interest group activities, executive development training and continuing education.

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CCIM Global Conference

October 15 – 16, 2018, Toronto, Canada

CCIM Global Conference brings together CCIM designees and other top real estate professionals for an event for trading ideas that help shape the future of the industry. The 2018 conference in Toronto features interactive sessions on technology, brokerage, demographics, and more.

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NAIOP CRE Converge

October 15 – 17, 2018, Washington, DC, U.S.

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CREW Network Convention and Marketplace

October 17 – 19, 2018, San Diego, California, U.S.

CREW Network exists to transform the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally. The CREW conference will cover areas like unparalleled business development and networking opportunities locally through chapter events and globally through CREW Network.

CREW Network Convention and Marketplace commercial real estate event 2018

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CREtech Chicago

October 18, 2018, Chicago

CREtech is coming to Chicago for the first time on October 18! At this event you will hear from leaders in the sector on where we are and where we’re headed in the industry while discovering some of the most innovative technology solutions for CRE professionals. Enjoy a light reception with an open bar and unmatched networking opportunities.

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ICSC RECon Asia-Pacific Conference

October 22 – 24, 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

RECon Asia-Pacific Kuala Lumpur is the premier event in the region to discover how to leverage your strengths as a shopping centre owner/operator, investor, retailer or product/service provider. Much more than a commercial entity, successful shopping centres and retailers help build communities, fuel local economies and inspire innovation.

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NOVEMBER

NAR Conference & Expo

November 2 – 5, 2018, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.

The NAR Expo is the nation’s biggest marketplace for real estate professionals oroganized by NAR that comprises of over 1.3 million members.


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MAPIC

November 14 – 16 2018, Cannes, France

MAPIC is the leading event to showcase and discover the best of the international retail property market with over 8,600 participants from 78 countries, over 12,000 m² exhibition space and 100+ conference and pitching sessions.

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DECEMBER

ICSC New York Deal Making

December 6 – 8, 2018, New York

The largest retail real estate event on the East Coast for networking, deal making and professional development.

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CREtech New York

December 6, 2018, New York

CREtech is where the commercial real estate industry comes to discover all things tech. CREtech’s mission is to connect the commercial real estate and tech sectors, bringing a new age of innovation and growth to the industry. Their events bring together thousands of commercial real estate and tech professionals each year.

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Bisnow Events

From January through November 2018, national and international locations

Bisnow Commercial Real Estate Events are all about networking and hosting expert speakers who discuss trends in multifamily, office, retail, industrial, mixed-use.

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Globest RealShare Events

January through December 2018

The RealShare Conference Series stands alone as the industry choice for exposure to the most relevant topics – delivered and discussed by the top minds in real estate. RealShare conference attendees have invaluable access to the critical thinking of noted speakers and industry leaders, as well as the ability to forge new business partnerships with hundreds of leading owners, lenders, investors, developers, brokers, and service providers from across the nation.

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