7+ Best Real Estate Conferences [2022]

May 11, 2022 | Hailey Friedman

Real estate conferences offer networking opportunities where agents, brokers, and investors mingle and share insights, trends, and real estate news. Trust us – you’ll leave with more than just one or two business cards. 

Wondering which real estate conference 2022 you should choose? How about a few! We’ll walk you through the eight best real estate conferences and why you should attend each one.

 

7 Best Real Estate Conferences 

Realty411’s South Florida Real Estate Summit

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Real estate magazine Realty411 is a free publication that shares tips and guides for investors interested in growing their property portfolios. The company has hosted many real estate events where real estate professionals speak and share the latest insights. Their real estate conference 2022 is uniquely free, filled with fun educational and networking opportunities.  

Date: April 16, 2022 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location: 

Embassy Suites by Hilton Boca Raton

661 Northwest 53rd Street 

Boca Raton, FL 33487

Cost: Free

Best for: Real estate industry and investor beginners

Tom Ferry’s Success Summit

Tom Ferry is the nationally recognized CEO of his own real estate coaching and training company. He also has his own #TomFerryShow where he shares the latest real estate insights and tips each day. 

Tom Ferry’s Success Summit is a 3-day event that combines six topics into one filled-to-the-brim event. Some discussion topics include marketing strategy, productivity hacks, lead generation, networking, and real estate scripts. The 3-day in-depth training 

Date: August 23-25, 2022

Location: 

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas

650 S Griffin St Dallas, TX 75202

Cost: $399

Best for: Real estate agents looking to expand their skills

 

 

CRE.Converge

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The CRE.Converge conference is a more advanced-level real estate conference for agents, brokers, and investors looking to challenge themselves. One real estate professional describes how many attendees are colleagues that compete with one another tooth and nail in Chicago’s ruthless market. Yet, they still attend the conference every year to share industry insights and learn more about the latest market trends. 

Date: October 10-12, 2022

Location: 

Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois

540 Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

United States

Cost: $845 – $1.695, depending on member status and time of purchase

Best for: Real estate professionals

 

REALTORS Conference & Expo 2022

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The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has offered the REALTORS Conference & Expo 2022 every year since 1908. The NAR promises attendees newfound knowledge about the latest real estate insights and strategies for optimizing investment. The conference fosters connections, with many networking opportunities across breakfasts and roundtables with like-minded real estate professionals. Those who attend the event can take solace in the NAR’s solid reputation as a real estate authority. 

The conference schedule for 2022 is not available yet. However, the 2021 schedule included a variety of topics, like fair housing, branding, real estate tech, and more. 

Date: November 11-14

Location: Orlando, FL

Cost: Not listed

Best for: Real estate professionals and beginners

 

Real Estate Investment Summit

The Opal Group offers the Real Estate Investment Summit, an incredibly insightful real estate conference for beginners and experienced investors, both for residential and commercial portfolios. This two-day conference provides many networking opportunities as industry experts discuss various topics. 

Some topics discussed in seminars and speeches include office and commercial investment, single-family residential homes, inflation, tax regulation, climate resilience buildings, alternative financing, and much more. 

Date: May 27-29, 2022

Location: Hilton West, Palm Beach Florida

Cost: $295

Best for: Investors, investment consultants, developers, family offices, accounting firms, and law firms

 

Condo & HOA Expo 2022

Part of a homeowner’s association (HOA)? Or maybe you’re a property manager with an extensive portfolio of condos. The Condo and HOA Expo is one of the only real estate conferences that provide focused insights and events on the maintenance and management side of the real estate industry. 

Some topics of discussion for their real estate conference 2022 include board relations and communications, legal development, proactive HOA or condo management, cutting-edge new services, fiscal management, design trends, energy efficiency, and more.

There are Condo & HOA Expos at various locations round the country and throughout the year. 

Date: Various dates

Location: Various locations

Cost: Not listed

Best for: Property management and condo maintenance professionals 

National Association of Realtors Pending Home Sales Index report release

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We saved this event for last because it’s a little different from the other real estate conferences on this list. Every month, the NAR releases a Pending Home Sales Index Report. The Pending Homes Sales Index measures housing contract activity depending on real estate contracts (condos, co-ops, residential homes, etc.). 

For example, last month, the Pending Home Sales Index Report showed a 4% decrease in contract signing.

Date: Every month

Location: Virtual

Cost: Free

Best for: Any real estate professional or investor, beginner or experienced (everyone)

 

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Conclusion

Whether in sunny Miami Beach or sleek, sophisticated Chicago, the real estate market is constantly changing. All the events included on this list have benefits for attendance, depending on your role in the real estate industry. Make sure you examine the schedules for each year’s event in detail before deciding on which is your ideal real estate conference in 2022. 

Why attend a real estate conference? You’ll network with like-minded people or industry experts while having a good time learning about the changing market. 

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