Meero's Pick: +6 conferences every decider in real estate should attend in 2020
Pictured above: Rent 2019
As 2019 comes to a close and budgets are submitted, it’s time to start thinking about what is in store for 2020. One of our favorite topics here at Meero (if you couldn’t tell) is Real Estate since our team is chock-full of specialists so we thought we’d share our list of our favorite real estate shows for the upcoming year.
10-13 March, 2020
MIPIM takes place in Cannes every spring and is four days of networking, exhibitions, keynotes events and more in the sunny south of France.
Why MIPIM? In their own words: “MIPIM, the premier real estate event, 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.”
According to the MIPIM website, the show covers 22,000 meters squared, expects more than 26,800 participants, 6,380 investors and hosts 480 speakers.
International Property Show
Dubai, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
24-26 March, 2020
© International Property Show, Dubai
With more than 100 exhibitors and more than 20,000 visitors per year, the International Property Show in Dubai is a must for anyone interested in real estate in the Middle East.
Here, visitors will have the pleasure of meeting brokers or other service providers, and investors in the Gulf region will be able to discover many interesting and promising real estate services.
The Property Investor Show
3-4 April, 2020
© The Property Investor Show
One of the smaller shows on our list (with 185 exhibitors and approximately 75 seminars), The Property Investor Show is still worth taking a look at if you are looking at the B2C market. This show takes place on Friday and Saturday and is free for entry, so you will be addressing a less business-oriented crowd but can still find a lot of interesting information at their seminars, debates, and workshops.
Additionally, the show also boasts that they have a focus on emerging or ‘long-haul’ markets like New Zealand, India, Dubai, Cape Verde, The Gambia, and Nigeria. In their own words: “International agents and developers will be present alongside specialists who can advise on the process of buying, selling, and even moving overseas.”
Madrid International Real Estate Exhibition
7-10 May, 2020
The Madrid International Real Estate Exhibition (SIMA), with 300 exhibitors and 20,000 visitors, is the most important and influential real estate event in Spain, which is aimed at both professionals and the general public.
A must to take the pulse of the market, create new contacts, discover specialist companies but also identify the best investment opportunities.
You can expect to find the widest range of housing and related services, such as houses, second homes, holiday homes, etc. You will also have the opportunity to invest in residential properties, offices, hotels, in Spain or abroad. In total, more than 20,000 units will be on sale during these four days, and professionals from the financing, moving and other services related to the real estate sector will be present and delighted to meet you to discuss your projects.
SIMA also offers you SIMAPRO, which will exclusively bring together professionals from May 6 to 8.
5-7 October, 2020
© Expo Real
Since 1998, the Expo Real has been annually welcoming key players in Real Estate. In 2019, Expo Real welcomed 2,190 exhibitors, 46,747 visitors and 600 expert speakers throughout the three-day trade fair.
Some of the topics covered at this annual conference? You’ll learn about trade disputes, Brexit, low and negative interest rates and many other topics.
On the agenda are numerous conferences that will give you valuable insight into the latest trends and innovations in the real estate and investment market.
Le salon RENT will reopen in November 2020 for its 8th edition, but for the moment, the dates are not specified.
In the meantime, here is a brief overview of what RENT offered us in 2019, (400 exhibitors and 8,000 visitors).
The RENT 2019 exhibition brought together all the French and international players in Proptech (property managers, real estate agencies, real estate developers, investors) in a friendly atmosphere of exchange and sharing.
Attendees were invited to various meetings, conferences, debates, and workshops to discuss the newest digital innovations in order to enable real estate players to adapt to changes and evolve in their activity.
As you can see, these six trade fairs are a must for all real estate players. Save your dates now! You will have the opportunity to expand your network, share with professionals, and why not, make some great acquisitions.
Where does Meero come into play in all this?
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