Real estate conferences and events happen year-round in Australia. They can give you CPD points, equip you with real estate knowledge and insight, inspire you to become your best self and connect you with like-minded professionals in the industry.
So let’s get into your 2020/21 Australian real estate conference calendar. We’ve even broken them down into three categories: general real estate conferences, property management conferences and real estate technology conferences!
General Real Estate Conferences and Events Australia
When: 12 - 13 March 2020 (TBD for 2021)
Where: Royal International Convention Centre, Brisbane, Australia
This year’s REIQ Summit is set to be the biggest and best Summit yet, so take advantage of the discounted rates to secure your place at Queensland's premier real estate event. This year's keynote speakers include Sunrise host and finance journalist David Koch and renowned marketing consultant and author Penny Burke.
Australian Real Estate Conference (AREC) and Australian Residential Property Managers (ARPM) Conference
When: 31 May - 1 June 2020 (TBD for 2021)
Where: Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Australia
This year, the organisers of ARPM and AREC have teamed up for AREC 2020. Now in its 23rd year, AREC is the biggest real estate conference in Australia, attracting over 4,000 attendees annually. Last year’s keynote speakers included best-selling author and sales entrepreneur Todd Duncan, American musician Mark Schulman and Shark Tank investor Barbara Corcoran.
You can purchase tickets for AREC 2020 here.
REINSW Women in Real Estate (WIRE) Conference
When: 24 March 2020 (TBD for 2021)
Where: Customer Insight Centre (CIC), Sydney, Australia
The 14th annual WIRE Conference will be held at the Customer Insight Centre (CIC) in Sydney and will featured inspiring local and international speakers such as REINSW President Leanne Pilkington, Saudi women's rights activist and author Manal Al Sharif, award-winning finance expert and Women with Cents Founder Natasha Janssens and REA Group Chief People Officer Mary Lemonis.
You can purchase tickets for WIRE here.
REIQ Women in Real Estate (WIRE) Lunch
When: 6 September 2019 (TBD for 2020 and 2021)
Where: Victoria Park Golf Complex, Brisbane, Australia
The REIQ Women in Real Estate Lunch celebrates and supports women in real estate with an afternoon of food, wine and networking. Last year, the event was held on the 6th of September in Victoria Park Golf Complex, Brisbane.
Be sure to follow the REIQ on Facebook to find out when and where the WIRE lunch will be held in 2020.
Ladies in Real Estate Forum
When: 15 October 2019 (TBD for 2020 and 2021)
Where: Sydney, Australia
Last year, the Ladies of Real Estate Forum was held on the 15th of October in Sydney. It brought together women from across the real estate industry to network, learn about personal branding and leadership, discuss industry insights and share successes and challenges.
Real Estate Sales Event (RESE)
When: 17 - 18 May 2020 (TBD for 2021)
Where: Brisbane, Australia
While this year’s program hasn’t been announced yet, RESE has featured an impressive lineup of speakers in the past. These include performance coach Tom Panos, author and business mentor Mat Steinwede, Influence Nation Founder Julie Masters, The Coronis Group Founder and Managing Director Andrew Coronis and The Agency CEO Matt Lahood.
You can purchase tickets to RESE 2020 here.
When: Various dates in March and April 2020 (TBD for 2021)
Where: Various venues in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth
Prop20 is the newest real estate conference on this list. Organised by the REA Group, the event allows attendees to build their own agenda and program. Speakers include property expert Andrew Winter, Real+ CEO Fiona Blayney, Real Content Founder Kylie Davis and business and communication expert Christ Helder.
Attendance is free for customers of realestate.com.au and realcommercial.com.au. You can register here (remember to select your preferred city on the top right).
Property Management Conferences Australia
Property Managers Conference (PMC)
When: 22 - 23 March 2020 (TBD for 2021)
Where: RACV Royal Pines, Gold Coast, Australia
PMC is Australia’s largest property management conference, attracting over 600 of the industry’s most innovative professionals for two days of insights, discussions and networking.
This year, there will be 12 keynote sessions, more than 20 guest speakers and 9 specialty breakouts. Keynote speakers include peak performance researcher Dr Adam Fraser, Ailo Co-founder and CEO Ben White, Ray White Head of Profit Luke Richardson and futurist Chris Riddell.
Real Estate Technology and PropTech Conferences Australia
When: 3 - 5 September 2019 (TBD for 2020 and 2021)
Where: Sydney, Australia
The PropTech Summit features leading experts who are pushing the boundaries of property technology to innovate new ways to buy, sell, lease, finance and manage property. Last year’s speakers included Unissu Co-founder James Dearsley, Charter Hall Chief Information and Technology Officer Sheridan Ware and CBRE Global Director, APAC Head of Digital Innovation David Gerrelli.
REIQ Real Tech
When: 31 October 2019 (TBD for 2020 and 2021)
Where: Brisbane, Australia
The REIQ Real Tech Conference is a real estate tech conference in its fourth year that focuses on automation, artificial intelligence and all things property technology. Be sure to check the REIQ events page to find out when and where Real Tech will be held in 2020.
International Real Estate Conferences
Leading Property Managers Association New Zealand (LPMA NZ)
When: 5 - 6 September 2019 (TBD for 2020 and 2021)
Where: Auckland, New Zealand
LPMA NZ is the LPMA network’s inaugural international event, combining attendees from Australia, New Zealand and the USA. The conference brings together hundreds of the best property managers, BDMs and principals. Dates haven’t been announced for 2020 yet, but stay tuned here.
MIPIM PropTech (USA)
When: 9 - 10 November 2020 (TBD for 2021)
Where: Javits Center, New York City, New York
MIPIM PropTech is the premier real estate and technology event in New York City. The event gathers key decision makers in the industry to share insight, network and forge commercial relations with cutting-edge startups and technology companies from the North American market.
Make sure you bookmark this 2020/21 Real Estate Conference Calendar Australia as it will be updated every year with new conferences, dates, speakers and locations.
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