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DIVERSITY IN COMMERCIAL
REAL ESTATE

2021 DCRE CONFERENCE | NOVEMBER 5-6,2021
POWERED BY: AVANT-GARDE NETWORK

DIVERSITY IN COMMERCIAL
REAL ESTATE™

Diversity in Commercial Real Estate™ is focused on commercial real estate, real estate investing, technology, opportunity zones and more! Our annual conference is the place for attendees to do business, network and learn about issues that affect commercial real estate development around the nation. Speakers have backgrounds in development, law, finance, and other nationwide commercial real estate initiatives and policy.

 

We focus on diversifying the commercial real estate industry from the executive leadership and entrepreneurial perspective. People of color hold less than 1 percent of CRE senior executive positions nationwide. 

REGISTER NOW FOR THE DIVERSITY IN COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE!

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2021 DCRE EVENTS

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

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"The Diversity in Commercial Real Estate events are not to be missed!! It is rare that Black Real Estate professionals who work and invest all over the globe can come together and share knowledge and experiences in an inspirational environment.

 

Any Real Estate professional can benefit from the content at the DCRE events. It does not matter if you are a student, broker, lender, investor or portfolio manager. The experience is enriching and beneficial to all.

 

After attending your first DCRE event, you will definitely want to come back year after year and see the familiar faces of the individuals you met or heard speak at prior events.

 

It does not matter the market you work or invest in, if you are from the East coast / South / West coast / Mid - Atlantic or Mid - West there is content for you and individuals in attendance at the DCRE events that you can connect and learn from.

ROBERT JEFFERSON

" DCREC brings together industry leaders from across the country to confront that disconnect and make strides towards diverse voices becoming commonplace at the deal table. It showcases diverse industry experts, giving attendees access to the concepts and information needed to succeed in the business. 

 

I have never in my career seen so many professionals of color who are passionate about commercial real estate in one place.  The atmosphere of fellowship fostered at DCREC facilitated unprecedented cross-regional networking opportunities, access to capital, and professional development.  The future of CRE is diverse and inclusive; the DCREC is at the forefront of that future.

 

 DCREC brings together industry leaders from across the country to confront that disconnect and make strides towards diverse voices becoming commonplace at the deal table. It showcases diverse industry experts, giving attendees access to the concepts and information needed to succeed in the business. 

I have never in my career seen so many professionals of color who are passionate about commercial real estate in one place.  The atmosphere of fellowship fostered at DCREC facilitated unprecedented cross-regional networking opportunities, access to capital, and professional development.  The future of CRE is diverse and inclusive; the DCREC is at the forefront of that future.​

AMANDA BENJAMIN-SMITH

"It is important to have diversity in commercial real estate because the market is diverse. Real estate is a market that touches all communities and I believe that it’s important because, for me it’s a very personal thing, I do a lot of business in minority areas minority neighborhoods where there is a lot of us that are not educated enough to talk about wealth building through real estate and commercial real estate development, so the importance of  having diversity in commercial real estate is to reach out to those small groups that have not seen people that look like them doing commercial real estate, doing real estate to that level, the importance of diversity in diversity in real estate commercial is to reach out to all our corners, to reach out to all diversity, to reach out to all types of people because I think our voice, our work need  to be seen need to be heard.

 

We need to bring more people to the market because real estate as a whole is very diverse, and I think we deserve to spread our knowledge to minorities, people that look like us and for me it’s one of my main things to spread and educate minorities the importance of wealth building throughout real estate.

ATY BISWESE

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

"Networking and learning w/ minority talent in the commercial real estate game. hundreds of talented minorities giving up their weekend to learn, strategize, network and partner. today's momentum and commitment will help establish diversity and inclusion as a norm in the CRE industry."

GABRIEL TRONCOSO

"This conference brought together global leaders in commercial real estate, under one roof to discuss overcoming barriers to opportunity in the field. the diverse and dynamic group of speakers and panelists provided in-depth insight, as well as actionable practical tools of engagement models, methods and mechanisms (3ms) that have worked for them; and were able to share how the 3ms could be utilized to discover, develop, and deploy new diverse professionals. covering key areas such as affordable housing, new market tax credits, deal financing, and deal packaging, and opportunity zones, this conference was beyond expectation and provided something for everybody! this is what doing the work looks like. can't wait to see more from AGN.”

MAURICE ROBINSON

"I've seen so many groups of different sizes trying to access capital. I've been in real estate my whole life and I've been to conferences and events, but I have never seen this many people at color at a single event for Commercial Real Estate"

GEORGE SCOTT

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600 + ATTENDEES JOINED US AT THE 2019 DCRE CONFERENCE! JOIN US IN 2020!

DCRE's groundbreaking conference had over 600+ participants for the two day conference and standing room only capacity for several panels and sessions! DCRE is creating the next generation of investors, entrepreneurs and business leaders! 

The Diversity in Commercial Real Estate is focused on commercial real estate, real estate investing, technology, opportunity zones and more! The annual conference is the place for attendees to do business, network and learn about issues that affect commercial real estate development around the nation. Speakers have backgrounds in development, law, finance, and other nationwide commercial real estate initiatives and policy.

 

We focuse on diversifying the commercial real estate industry from the executive leadership and entrepreneurial perspective. People of color hold less than 1 percent of CRE senior executive positions nationwide. 

JOIN US FOR THE VIRTUAL SUMMIT!

MORE DETAILS COMING SOON!

VIP 3 DAY PASS

Thurs. July 30, 2020

Fri. July 31, 2020 &

Sat. August 1, 2020

WORKSHOPS & MASTERCLASSES

 

PANEL & KEYNOTES

PRE-CONFERENCE RECEPTION

SPEAKER MEET AND GREET

We are kicking off the conference with a jam packed day of hands on real estate knowledge! Looking to sharpen your real estate knowledge and skills?! Bring your pen and pad and come ready to learn! 

    2 DAY PASS

    Fri. July 31, 2020 &

    Sat. August 1, 2020

    WORKSHOPS & MASTERCLASSES

     

    PANEL &

    KEYNOTES

    We are kicking off the conference with a jam packed day of hands on real estate knowledge! Looking to sharpen your real estate knowledge and skills?! Bring your pen and pad and come ready to learn! 

      1DAY PASS

      Sat.August 1, 2020

        PANELS &

        KEYNOTES

        Join us for a full day of panels, session talks and keynotes on the commercial real estate market and more!

         

        You will learn about trends, market opportunities, and how to break into commercial real estate.

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        LOCATION

        COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

        116th St & Broadway

        New York, NY 10027

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        HOTEL

        Aloft Harlem,

        2296 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10027

        *Limited rooms available with our group rate special discount

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        A PRESTIGIOUS LIST OF OVER 50 SPEAKERS

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        25+ ESSENTIAL WORKSHOPS AND PANELS 

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        OVER 700
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