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National Forums Symposium 2017

2012 National Forums Symposium

Date: Monday, April 24, 2017 - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Where: Renaissance Indian Wells Resort and Spa, Indian Wells, California

Event URL: http://www.naiop.org/forums17

Thank you for attending!

NAIOP’s National Forums Symposium 2017 brought together prominent industry professionals from across North America to share best practices, strengthened relationships with fellow Forums partners, and identified how best to capitalize on business opportunities. The program highlighted:

  • Strategic Communication Skills: Getting Deals Done workshop (optional add-on)
  • Keynote: Disruption and the Implications for CRE: Automation, Connected Vehicles and Smart Technologies with Wes Guckert, PTP, founder, The Traffic Group
  • Plentiful networking at receptions and dinners

With 40+ National Forums and 650+ members, the Forums are an extraordinary opportunity. To learn more about the National Forums program or to apply for appointment to a Forum, visit naiop.org/forums.

Breakfast General Session Presentation

Disruption and the Implications for Commercial Real Estate: Automation, Connected Vehicles and Smart Technologies

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Event Details

Agenda

Monday, April 24

Strategic Planning

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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By invitation only. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

Registration Open

Time: 1 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

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Executive Committee Meeting

Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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By invitation only.

Research Foundation Fundraising Committee

Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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By invitation only.

Research Foundation Trustees Meeting

Time: 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

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By invitation only.

Board of Directors and Research Foundation Governors' Reception and Dinner

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

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By invitation only.

Tuesday, April 25

Regsitration Open

Time: 6:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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Joint Foundation Governors and Industry Trends Meeting

Time: 7 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

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Breakfast will be served.

By invitation only.

Strategic Communication Skills: Getting Deals Done

Time: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Lunch will be provided.

This workshop is being provided as a no-cost benefit to Developing Leaders who are members of any of the National Forums. Developing Leaders who are members of NAIOP Inland Empire, NAIOP San Diego and NAIOP SoCal are also invited to attend.

See the Workshop tab for details and registration information.

National Forums Meetings

Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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National Market Perspectives and Practices Forum
Valencia VI

Property Investment and Perspectives Forum
Sardina

NAIOP Corporate Board of Directors Meeting

Time: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Lunch will be served.

By invitation only.

Private Developer I Forum

Time: noon - 5:30 p.m.

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National Forums Meetings

Time: 2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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Business Park Development 
Valencia II

Capital Markets V
Corsica (Floor 3)

Developing Leaders VII 
Crystal G

Developing Leaders IX
Rhodes A

E-Commerce II 
Valencia I

Industrial Acquisitions II 
Malta A

Industrial Development I 
Crystal I

Industrial Development V 
Toulon

Mixed-Use Development 
Rhodes B

Redevelopment 
Valencia V

Trends in Real Estate Development IV 
St. Tropez

Real Estate Law and Transactions

Time: 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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Welcome Reception

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m.

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Forums Dinners

Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

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Departures from Renaissance front drive starting at 6:45 p.m.

Wednesday, April 26

Registraton Open

Time: 6:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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National Forums Leadership

Time: 7 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

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All Forum chairs and vice chairs. 

Continental breakfast will be provided. 

Breakfast General Session with Keynote Speaker

Time: 7 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

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Wes Guckert, PTP

Wes Guckert, PTP
Founder, The Traffic Group

Disruption and the Implications for Commerical Real Estate: Automation, Connected Vehicles and Smart Technologies

When you envision “driverless” cars, you’re probably not the only one who invokes images of Knight Rider’s KITT.  While it’s hard to wrap our minds around the idea of self-driving cars, vehicle automation is accelerating, catalyzed by substantial private investment, successful demonstrations and significant public discussion. Our expert will walk us through how vehicle manufacturers, and others such as Uber and Google, are pushing for the rapid advancement of driverless cars to be mainstream in five short years – and how likely this is to happen. There are at least four parking spaces for every car in the U.S., totaling up to 150 billion square feet of real estate. Self-driving cars will decrease the need for these parking spots, so what can be done to paved lots and garages? Given that this trend is coming – in some way, shape or form – the commercial real estate industry needs to begin planning for this game changer now. Leave this session with new knowledge and takeaways on how you can prepare now for this fast-emerging revolution.

Breakfast will be served until 7:30 a.m.

National Forums Meetings (Off-site)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Lunch will be served at noon. 

Location: Hyatt Regency Indian Wells | 44600 Indian Wells Lane

Developing Leaders V and VI
Hibiscus Room

Developing Leaders VII 
Grand Salon B

Developing Leaders VIII 
Grand Salon C

Developing Leaders IX 
Gardenia Room

Industrial Acquisitions II
Grand Salon F

Investment Management III
Grand Salon G

Real Estate Law and Transactions 
Grand Salon A

Trends in Real Estate Development IV 
Grand Salon H

National Forums Meetings (On-site)

Time: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Lunch will be served at noon. 

Build to Suit 
Valencia I

Business Park Development 
Valencia II

Capital Markets I 
San Remo

Capital Markets II 
Rhodes A

Capital Markets III 
Rhodes B

Capital Markets IV 
SPC Private Dining Room (Lobby Level)

Capital Markets V 
Corsica (FLR 3)

Deal and Investment Concepts 
Esmeralda 6

Developing Leaders X 
Malta B (Lobby Level)

E-Commerce I 
Gilbraltar (FLR 3)

E-Commerce II 
Capri (FLR 3)

Entrepreneurial Investment and Development 
Sardinia

Family Owned Business II 
Monaco Board Room (Lobby Level)

Industrial Acquisitions I 
Crystal B

Industrial Development I 
Crystal A

Industrial Development II 
Crystal H

Industrial Development III 
Crystal C

Industrial Development IV 
Malta A (Lobby Level)

Industrial Development V 
Crystal G

Industrial Development VI 
Valencia VI

Investment Management I
Esmeralda 2

Investment Management II
Esmeralda 3

Marketing and Leasing
Crystal I

Mixed-Use Development
Esmeralda 1

Office Acquisitions
Valencia V

Office Development I 
Esmeralda 8

Office Development II
Monte Carlo (Lobby Level)

Private Developers I
Toulon

Private Developers II
St. Tropez

Redevelopment
Corfu (FLR 3)

Trends in Real Estate Development I 
Cannes (FLR 3)

Trends in Real Estate Development II 
Barcelona (FLR 3)

National Forums Advisory Meeting

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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By invitation only. 

Networking Reception

Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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Sponsors

Attendees

Filter Attendees By:

Name Company Title Chapter
Adachi, Maiko Heitman Senior Vice President Chicago Chapter, NAIOP
Adams, Hack Westcore Properties Senior Vice President of Leasing San Diego Chapter, NAIOP
Adams, Ross Deutsche Asset Management Vice President San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, NAIOP
Adamson, Neil ATCO Properties & Management Senior Vice President New York City Chapter, NAIOP
Adler, Joshua Adler Development Partner New Jersey Chapter, NAIOP
Adler, Seth Adler Development Partner New Jersey Chapter, NAIOP
Agnew, Trent HFF Director Houston Chapter, NAIOP
Ahrens, Wes Bentall Kennedy US LP Senior Vice President San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, NAIOP
Ahrens, Matthew Rising Realty Partners Sr. Vice President, Acquisitions & Capital Markets SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Aiken, Clifford EXXCEL Project Management, Inc. Chief Investment Officer Central Ohio Chapter, NAIOP
Alexander, Scott BlueScope Properties Group President Member At Large, NAIOP
Allen, Lange USAA Real Estate Company Executive Director - U.S. Industrial/Logistics Development Member At Large, NAIOP
Allen, Tracy ECS Mid-Atlantic, LLC Vice President, Corporate Director of Marketing Northern Virginia Chapter, NAIOP
Altman, Rivka Invesco Real Estate Associate Portfolio Manager North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Anderson, Peter Pattillo Industrial Real Estate Vice President Northeast Florida Chapter, NAIOP
Anderson, Pete Becknell Industrial Executive Vice President-Investments Indiana Chapter, NAIOP
Anderson, Skyler DLA Piper US LLP Associate SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Antrobius, Rob Prologis Senior Vice President, Market Officer - Los Angeles SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Applebaum, Ben WPT Capital Advisors Vice President Minnesota Chapter, NAIOP
Applefield, Greggory Rialto Capital Executive Director SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Armstrong, Lawrence Ware Malcomb Chief Executive Officer SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Arviso, Kristopher Clarion Partners Vice President - Transactions North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Asbury, Josh Merritt Properties, LLC Project Manager Maryland Chapter, NAIOP
Ashcraft, Thomas Bridge Development Partners Senior Vice President SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Askew, Phillip NorthMarq Capital LLC Senior Vice President/Managing Director North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Averbach, Sam Oaktree Capital Management, LLC Vice President SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Awalt, Carl The RMR Group Minnesota Chapter, NAIOP
Backer, James JSB Development, Inc President SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Baird, Frank Capital Associates CEO Raleigh Durham Chapter, NAIOP
Barr, Collin Ryan Companies US, Inc. President- North Region Minnesota Chapter, NAIOP
Barranco, Tony Ryan Companies US, Inc. Vice President of Development Minnesota Chapter, NAIOP
Bartnik, Joanna EverWest Real Estate Partners Director Colorado Chapter, NAIOP
Bedwell, Rob Protective Life Insurance Company Senior Vice President - Chief Mortgage & Real Estate Officer Alabama Chapter, NAIOP
Belfer, Scott CBRE Senior Vice President New Jersey Chapter, NAIOP
Bell, Bilijack Wilson, Hull & Neal Partner Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Belsick, Jody Kimley-Horn Practice Builder Southern Nevada Chapter, NAIOP
Benedetto, Scott CenterPoint Properties Senior Analyst, Investments Chicago Chapter, NAIOP
Benedix, Kevin Boston Global Investors Chief Operating Officer & CFO Massachusetts Chapter, NAIOP
Bennett, Paul Granite Properties, Inc. Director of Investments North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Bennett, Jason Prologis SVP - Capital Deployment, East Region Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Bennett, Justin DCT Industrial Senior Vice President Houston Chapter, NAIOP
Billeaud, Mark Summit Realty Ventures President Member At Large, NAIOP
Billipp, Peter Skyhawk Partners Houston Chapter, NAIOP
Bingham, R. Agracel, Inc. President Member At Large, NAIOP
Blaesser, Brian Robinson+Cole, LLP Partner Massachusetts Chapter, NAIOP
Blasingame, Bryan IDI Gazeley Chief Investment Officer Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Blattner, Joe avenue 55 President Washington State Chapter, NAIOP
Blount, David Foundry Commercial Senior Project Manager South Florida Chapter, NAIOP
Blume, Gerald Rockefeller Group General Counsel New York City Chapter, NAIOP
Boehm, Gregg Industrial Property Trust Senior Vice President SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Borghoff, Sabrina Martin-Harris Construction Director of Business Development Southern Nevada Chapter, NAIOP
Bouchillon, Graydon Evergreen Industrial Properties President & Chief Investment Officer North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Boylston, Kirk LWR Commercial Realty, LLC President Tampa Bay Chapter, NAIOP
Breaux, Matthew Industrial Property Trust Senior Vice President - Market Officer Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Bremner, Matt Duke Realty Corporation Vice President, Leasing Greater Philadelphia Chapter, NAIOP
Briggs, Troy Goodman Regional Director of Development and Investments (Northeast) New Jersey Chapter, NAIOP
Brockelman, Peter TD Bank Senior Vice President, Regional Director Massachusetts Chapter, NAIOP
Brody, Scott Grosvenor Americas Senior Vice President, Investments DC|MD Chapter, NAIOP
Brook, Georgia Cadillac Fairview Associate, Development Greater Toronto Chapter, NAIOP
Broome, David Colony Financial, Inc. Director - Acquisitions North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Brown, Laurie Seagis Property Group, LP Senior Vice President New Jersey Chapter, NAIOP
Brown, Carrington USAA Real Estate Company Executive Director, Investments North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Brown, Trent Wells Fargo Real Estate Group Director SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Bryant, Cybil Buzz Oates Development Project Manager Sacramento Valley Chapter, NAIOP
Bryden, Kate MRP Industrial LLC Vice President Development Maryland Chapter, NAIOP
Buck, David USAA Real Estate Company Executive Managing Director Member At Large, NAIOP
Bufe, Cason Rooker VP, Development Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Burdette, Britton Stan Johnson Company Director Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Burke, Andrew Terreno Realty Corporation Executive Vice President San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, NAIOP
Burlak, Dave State Board of Administration of Florida Portfolio Manager, Real Estate Northeast Florida Chapter, NAIOP
Burns, Lucy Billingsley Company Partner North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Burrow, Richard Langan Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc. Senior Principal New Jersey Chapter, NAIOP
Burton, William Hillwood Properties Executive Vice President North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Butters, Malcolm Butters Construction & Development, Inc. President South Florida Chapter, NAIOP
Cagley, Catherine Gramercy Property Trust Vice President New York City Chapter, NAIOP
Campbell, John Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management Director, Portfolio Management Chicago Chapter, NAIOP
Cantley, Kevin Cooper Carry, Inc. President Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Carrick, John Principal Real Estate Investors Assistant Managing Director New York City Chapter, NAIOP
Carson, Molly Ryan Companies US, Inc. Vice President of Development Arizona Chapter, NAIOP
Castle, Eric Shorenstein Realty Services. LP Vice President - Leasing Manager Oregon Chapter, NAIOP
Cate, Paul Mark IV Capital Chief Executive Officer Arizona Chapter, NAIOP
Cedarleaf, Stew Prologis Manager San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, NAIOP
Chambers, Alexander KDC Real Estate Development & Investments Regional Vice President Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Christensen, Jared The Bendetti Company Managing Director SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Chroman, Blake Sitex Group Senior Vice President New Jersey Chapter, NAIOP
Ciccone, Vincent Clark Construction Group Development Manager SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Ciminelli, Paul Ciminelli Real Estate Corp President & Chief Executive Officer Upstate New York Chapter, NAIOP
Cimino, Matt WPT Capital Advisors General Counsel & Secretary Minnesota Chapter, NAIOP
Circ, Rene CoStar Portfolio Strategy Director of Research - Industrial Massachusetts Chapter, NAIOP
Clark, Shawn CRG Vice President of Finance Chicago Chapter, NAIOP
Clements, Judson Cushman & Wakefield of Texas Executive Managing Director North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Clish, Colin Clish Development Corporation President Edmonton Chapter, NAIOP
Cloud, Joseph Albany Road Real Estate Partners Managing Director Nashville Chapter, NAIOP
Coffey, Clifton Gramercy Property Trust Senior Vice President - Eastern U.S. Investments New York City Chapter, NAIOP
Coffey, Darrell BNSF Railway Director Economic Development North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Cohen, Brian Liberty Property Trust Vice President Development & Leasing Greater Philadelphia Chapter, NAIOP
Collins, Ryan Clarion Partners Vice President SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Confer, David Clarion Partners Managing Director North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Conklin, Dayton Clarion Partners Director North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Connolly, J.R. Spruce Street Partners, LLC President Georgia Chapter, NAIOP

Register

Registration

Fees How to Register
National Forums Member
Complimentary
Register online

Call 703-904-7100
NAIOP Corporate Board Member not on a Forum
(Corporate Board Meeting Only)
Complimentary
Register online

Call 703-904-7100
Spouse Program
$175 (includes two receptions and one breakfast general session) 
Register online

Call 703-904-7100
Spouse Forum Dinner
$125
Register online

Call 703-904-7100

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations of Spouse Program registrations received after April 11, 2017, will be charged a fee of $35 per attendee. Cancellations received after April 18, 2017, will forfeit the registration fee (if applicable). No refunds will be made for no-shows. Cancellation notices should be sent to the NAIOP Education Department education@naiop.org or faxed to (703) 674-1471.

Hotel/Travel

Hotel and Travel Information

Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa, Palm Springs
44400 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, California 92210
Phone: 760-773-4444

The Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa is located in the heart of the Coachella Valley with easy access to Palm Springs, Palm Desert and a wide array of the area's most noteworthy activities, including Indian Wells Golf Resort. From world-class cuisine in the acclaimed Sirocco and Cava restaurants to a plethora of championship standard golf and tennis facilities, you can do as much or as little as you want in this Palm Springs paradise.

Hotel Reservations

NAIOP’s room block at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort is now closed. NAIOP’s discounted rate of $230 was available until Friday, March 31, 2017.

  • Rooms may still be available at the Renaissance Indian Wells. To book a room at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort, call the hotel directly at 760-773-4444.
  • A deposit equal to one night’s stay is required to hold each individual’s reservation. Should a guest cancel a reservation, the deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least 72 hours prior to arrival. Name changes to room reservations may be made up to the day of arrival at no charge.
  • A resort charge of $5.00 per room, per night will be charged. The resort charge includes the following: guestroom internet access, self-parking, local and 800 calls, (2) bottled waters daily, fitness center access, daily fitness classes, resort bicycles and golf bag storage.

Other Nearby Hotel:

The Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort is located next door to the Renaissance. NAIOP conference attendees are also booking rooms at the Hyatt Regency. The Hyatt is a short 8-minute walk from the Renaissance.

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
44600 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, California, 92210
Walking Distance: 0.4 miles / 8 Minute walk approx.
Phone: 760 776 1234

Transportation, Maps and Directions

Visit Renaissance Indian Wells for information on the local area, including maps, driving directions and local attractions.

Palm Springs International Airport (PSP)
Palm Springs International Airport is located 15.5 miles (30 minute drive) from the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort. The estimated taxi fare is $55 (one way). Visit Palm Springs Airport for information on ground transportation.

LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT)
LA/Ontario International Airport is located 86.5 miles (1.5 hour drive approximately) from the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort.
The estimated taxi fare is $200 (one way). Visit Ontario California International Airport for information on ground transportation.

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Los Angeles International Airport is located 139 miles (2 hour drive approximately) from the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort.
The estimated taxi fare is $300 (one way). Visit Los Angeles International Airport for information on ground transportation.

Car Service

Car service can be arranged through Emerald Transportation Service, LLC for the entire Coachella Valley.

Parking

Overnight self-parking is included in the $5.00 daily resort fee, per room. Valet parking is $25.00 overnight and $8.00 short term.

Weather

April temperatures in Palm Springs range from an average high of 90 degrees to a low of 62 degrees.

Workshop

Strategic Communication Skills: Getting Deals Done

Program Details

This workshop is being provided as a no-cost benefit to Developing Leaders who are members of any of the National Forums. Developing Leaders who are members of NAIOP Inland Empire, NAIOP San Diego and NAIOP SoCal are also invited to attend.

Tuesday, April 25

9 a.m.–2 p.m.
Strategic Communication Skills: Getting Deals Done
Lunch will be provided.

Communication is key in establishing new contacts, driving deals and getting projects done. Learn how to strategically deliver your message to get the outcome you want in this engaging and interactive workshop created just for NAIOP’s Developing Leaders. From formal presentations to challenging one-on-one conversations, discover how to analyze your audience and adapt your approach for effective results. Connect with other Developing Leaders as you sharpen your communication skills in interactive exercises and simulations of real-life scenarios, and continue building relationships during a networking lunch.

Registration and Travel

Free    Developing Leader National Forums members. Please select the workshop during your online registration transaction.

$50    Developing Leaders (non-National Forums members) from NAIOP Inland Empire, NAIOP San Diego, NAIOP SoCal.

Register online.

Plan to arrive in Indian Wells on Monday, April 24, as the workshop begins at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

Sponsorships

Sponsorships

NAIOP sponsorship plans provide you with a unique opportunity to build your brand and influence key power players in commercial real estate. See the Why Attend tab for demographics of the industry leaders represented at NAIOP’s National Forums Symposium.

Sponsorship plans start at only $1,995. Request a full sponsorship prospectus and learn what sponsorship opportunities are currently available by contacting Christopher Ware via email or call 703-904-7100, ext. 127.

Why Attend

Why Attend

Take advantage of the opportunity to reconnect and exchange insights with your fellow Forum members at the National Forums Symposium 2017. More than 600 Forums members are planning to attend — don’t miss out!

Who attends the National Forums Symposium?

93% of NAIOP National Forums Members are senior leaders in their companies:

  • President, Partner, Principal, CEO and Other C-Level — 51%
  • Senior Management (VP, director, senior manager, etc.) — 42%

NAIOP National Forums Members are primarily Developers, Owners and Investors:

  • Developers; Owners; Investors; Asset Managers — 80%.
  • Architects; Engineers; Contractors — 7%.
  • Attorneys; Accountants; Consultants — 4%.
  • Brokers — 3%.
  • Financiers — 3%.
  • Other — 2%.

NAIOP National Forums Members are involved in the development of all commercial property types:

  • Industrial — 80%.
  • Office — 79%.
  • Retail — 43%.
  • Mixed-use — 41%.
  • Multifamily — 19%.

*Note: Attendees can select more than one commercial property type.

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