Tours and Special Events

Join other attendees for an unforgettable pre-conference kick-off networking reception on Wednesday, Nov. 10. Next, select one of two project tours giving you an up-close look at groundbreaking industrial developments in the Jersey City region; both tours take place on Thursday, Nov. 11.

Add these events to your conference registration to make the most of your time at I.CON East. We encourage you to register for the project tour of your choice before it reaches capacity!


Bowlmor Chelsea Piers 

Kick-off Networking Event

Wednesday, Nov. 10, 4 - 6:30 p.m. (bus departs 3:30 p.m.)

Join other industrial leaders at Bowlmor Chelsea Piers – overlooking the Hudson River at Pier 60 – for lively conversations, imaginative culinary creations and, if you are so inclined, friendly competition. This special event features upscale bowling in a retro-inspired setting, plus signature dishes and an open bar. Transportation for you and your new teammates/business partners to and from the conference hotel will be provided. Don’t miss the opportunity to expand your network while having an incredible time. Bus departs at 3:30 p.m. and returns at 7 p.m.

Ticketed event; $180 USD/$225.90 CAD fee.



Cold Storage Tour

Thursday, Nov. 11, 7:45-11:30 a.m. (bus departs 8 a.m.)

Take an icy plunge into one of the hottest sectors in industrial real estate: cold storage. The tour will start with a visit to the new FreezPak Logistics Center developed by Elberon. This 140,000-square foot facility features 75-foot ceilings and 30,000 pallet positions throughout the warehouse. Learn about the specific requirements, advanced engineering and automation that go into cold storage operations. A second site is TBA.

Ticketed event; $75 USD/$99.50 CAD fee.


Kearny Point

Kearny Point Tour

Thursday, Nov. 11, 8:15-11:30 a.m. (bus departs 8:30 a.m.)

Kearny Point, a 130-acre site that once was home to a shipyard that built ships for the U.S. Navy during World War II, is now an innovative adaptive reuse project that incorporates flexible office space, mixed-use industrial space, urban farming and regenerative landscapes, outdoor community/entertainment spaces, wetland restoration, environmental infrastructure and more.

Ticketed event; $75 USD/$99.50 CAD fee.


Already registered? Follow these steps to add a tour or the kick-off networking event:

  1. Visit the My Event Registrations page.
  2. Follow the prompts to sign in to your NAIOP account if you haven't already signed in.
  3. Under "Registrations for Upcoming Events," find I.CON 2021 – East and click "Edit."
  4. Select "EDIT SESSIONS." Scroll down to find the tour and/or kick-off networking event you'd like to register for and click the check box next to each. Once finished, select "REVIEW SESSION CHANGES" at the bottom of the screen.
  5. Follow the prompts to check out and complete payment.


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