2015-11-17
2015-11-19
Wynn Las Vegas
3131 S Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas NV 89109
Nov. 17 - 19
Wynn Las VegasLas Vegas, NV

REITWorld 2015

REITWorld 2015

 

Stream the sessions you might have missed.

 

Attend REITWorld® 2015: NAREIT's Annual Convention for All Things REIT® to take advantage of the many opportunities to hear first-hand from REIT executives and learn from experts in the real estate investment community. During REITWorld, you can:

  • Gather the latest insights and market intelligence from industry experts
  • Identify new investment opportunities
  • Forge new business relationships and strengthen existing ones
  • Participate in thought-provoking conversations with peers and industry leaders

A perfect blend of private meetings, educational sessions, and networking events make REITWorld® 2015: NAREIT's Annual Convention for All Things REIT® an event you won't want to miss.

 

  • Schedule

     

    Please Click Here to View the Onsite Agenda.

     

    Monday, November 16

    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration

     

    Tuesday, November 17

    6:30 AM - 5:00 PM Registration
    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Networking Room
    7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM REITPAC Suite (invitation only)
    8:30 AM - 11:00 AM Executive Board Meeting (closed meeting)
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Economic Outlook

    Moderator:

    John Worth, SVP-Research & Investor Outreach, NAREIT

    Panelists:
    Brad Case, SVP-Research & Industry Information, NAREIT
    Calvin Schnure, SVP-Research & Economic Analysis, NAREIT
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch General Session: State of the Capital Markets

    Moderator:

    Edward Fritsch, President & CEO, Highwoods Properties, Inc.

    Panelists:
    Mike Kirby, Chairman & Director-Research, Green Street Advisors
    Timothy Naughton, Chairman & CEO, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.
    Sherry Rexroad, Managing Director–Global REITs, BlackRock
    Scott Schaevitz, Managing Director & Co-Head Americas Real Estate Banking, Barclays
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Washington Update

    Moderator:

    Steve Wechsler, President & CEO, NAREIT

    Panelists:
    Catherine Barre, SVP-Policy & Politics, NAREIT
    Robert Dibblee, SVP-Government Relations, NAREIT
    Tony Edwards, EVP & General Counsel, NAREIT
    6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Advisory Board of Governors Reception and Dinner (invitation only)

    Speaker:
    Steve Wynn, Casino Resort Developer

     

    Wednesday, November 18

    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Registration
    7:00 AM - 5:00 PM Networking Room
    7:00 AM - 9:00 AM Continental Breakfast
    7:15 AM - 8:30 AM Real Estate Investment Advisory Council Breakfast (invitation only)
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM REITPAC Suite (invitation only)
    10:30 AM - 11:30 AM The Role of REITs in the Retirement Market

    Moderator:

    Michael Grupe, EVP-Research & Investor Outreach, NAREIT

    Panelists:
    Meredith Despins, VP-Investment Affairs & Investor Education, NAREIT
    Abigail McCarthy, VP-Investment Affairs & Investor Education, NAREIT
    Kurt Walten, SVP-Investment Affairs & Investor Education, NAREIT
    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch General Session

    Speaker:

    Annie Duke, Speaker, Author and World Series of Poker Winner
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Sustainability in REIT Investments: Where Are We? And What’s the Investor Point of View?

    Moderator:

    Nils Kok, CEO, GRESB

    Panelists:
    Hans Op ’t Veld, Head-Listed Real Estate, PGGM
    Eliott Trencher, Research Analyst, Cohen & Steers Capital Management
    David Stanford, Executive Managing Director, RealFoundations
    Bradford Stoesser, Managing Director & Global Industry Analyst, Wellington Management Company

     

    Thursday, November 19

    7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Registration
    7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Networking Room
    8:00 AM - 10:00 AM REITPAC Suite (invitation only)
    7:30 AM - 10:00 AM Networking Breakfast Buffet

    *NOTE: This schedule is subject to change.

  • Become a Sponsor

     

    If you are interested in sponsoring REITWorld 2015, please view the Sponsorship Brochure and submit your Interest Form.

    For additional sponsorship information and questions, please contact Chris Flood, VP-Business Development, at 202-739-9412 or cflood@nareit.com.

  • Register Now

  • 2015 REITWorld Sponsorship Opportunites


     

    Available opportunities are below. Photos of items represented below are examples and not the exact item that will be purchased.  Should you be interested in securing one of these sponsorship opportunities, please complete the interest form here. Upon receipt of your sponsorship Interest Form, a confirmation e-mail and contract will be prepared and sent out to the sponsorship contact provided.

    Should you have any questions regarding sponsorship opportunities, please feel free to contact Chris Flood. Should you have questions concerning the online form or submission process please contact Tracie Desjardins. Please note that REITWorld 2015 will officially open on August 25th. We encourage you to visit REIT.com at that time for additional meeting information. Please note that sponsorships will be awarded to returning sponsors on first right of refusal basis and will be honored for forms received by Wednesday, September 9.

  • Hotel Information

     

    Wynn Las Vegas

    3131 S Las Vegas Blvd
    Las Vegas, NV 89109
    Phone: (702) 770-7000
    * Please note this is the link to the Wynn Las Vegas' website. This is NOT the link to reserve your hotel room at the NAREIT group rate. You must first register for REITWorld 2015® in order to book your hotel room. After your registration is confirmed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail that will contain the hotel reservation link.

     

    NAREIT Room Rate

    Resort Guest Room: $239 (single/double occupancy)

     

    Hotel Cancellation Policy

    NAREIT requires a one night, non-refundable deposit paid to the hotel at time of reservation. Cancellation of additional room nights (not the entire reservation) without penalty requires notice 72 hours prior to arrival, otherwise additional room and tax penalties may apply and will be charged to the credit card on file.

    Any changes to your hotel reservation may be done on the hotel room block site up until 72 hours prior to arrival or by emailing colette@stagedrightevents.com. All change requests are subject to room availability. Please do not call the hotel directly.

    NOTE: Hotel reservations at the group rate are subject to availability after Friday, October 16, 2015.

     

    Standard Room Amenities

    • 640 square-foot room
    • One king or two double pillow-top Wynn Dream Beds with overstuffed pillows and shams
    • Views of the Wynn Golf Course or the Las Vegas strip
    • 42" LCD HDTV, high-speed wireless internet access and iPhone dock
    • Bedside touch-screen curtain, lighting, room service, and privacy controls

     

    Restaurants, Bars & Lounges

    The Wynn Las Vegas has several dining options. Please see their various options below, including restaurant times and menus:

     

    Amenities

    For more information about amenities, including the spa, fitness center, and golf, please visit Wynn Amenities

     

    Business Center

    The business center is located in the meeting space hallway, next to The Country Club. The hours of operation are Monday-Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Saturday - Sunday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. These hours are subject to change. For more information, please call 702-770-7000.

     

    Airport Infomration

    McCarran International Airport

    • Distance: 3.6 miles
    • Time: 13 minute drive
  • Prices & Policies

     

    Registration Pricing

    Registration fees include general and spotlight sessions, refreshment breaks, breakfasts and luncheons.

    Registration Fees On or Before
    October 16, 2015
    On or After
    October 17, 2015
    Corporate Member* $1,045 $1,145
    Individual Member $1,345 $1,445
    Tax Exempt Member $550 $650
    Non-Member** $2,045 $2,145

    *Employees of a REIT or public real estate operating company (or its sponsor) that is a NAREIT member.

    **Employees and Officers of REITs (or their sponsors) that are not members of NAREIT may NOT attend this meeting as Non-Members. The REIT must be a NAREIT member.

     

    Suite Access & Registration Policy

    Due to security measures at the Wynn Las Vegas ALL individuals attending meetings in suites must be registered for REITWorld 2015 in order to gain access to the Wynn hotel rooms. Each individual will be required to show their REITWorld convention badge to security at the elevator bank.

    NOTE: You will not be granted access to any meeting in a suite unless you, and each individual in your party, have a REITWorld 2015 convention badge.

     

    Conference Cancellation Policy

    All cancellations must be received in writing to Afia Boone at aboone@nareit.com . Full conference refunds will be issued for cancellations received prior to Friday, October 16, 2015, less a $100 processing fee.

    No refunds will be granted after Friday, October 16, 2015.

     

    Hotel Cancellation Policy

    NAREIT requires a one night, non-refundable deposit paid to the hotel at time of reservation. Cancellation of additional room nights (not the entire reservation) without penalty requires notice 72 hours prior to arrival, otherwise additional room and tax penalties may apply and will be charged to the credit card on file.

    Any changes to your hotel reservation may be done on the hotel room block site up until 72 hours prior to arrival or by emailing colette@stagedrightevents.com. All change requests are subject to room availability. Please do not call the hotel directly.

    NOTE: Hotel reservations are due no later than Friday, October 16, 2015, to receive the NAREIT group rate (pending availability).

  • Convention Questions

     

    Convention Registration

    Afia Boone
    Director, Membership & Meetings
    202-739-9433
    aboone@nareit.com

    Katelyn Rowland
    Director, Membership & Meetings
    202-739-9443
    krowland@nareit.com

     

    Hotel Reservations

    Colette Harrington
    Housing Director, Staged Right Events
    954-404-8252
    colette@stagedrightevents.com

    Lacey Rimoli-Wiesel
    Housing Director, Staged Right Events
    954-404-8252
    lacey@stagedrightevents.com

     

    Sponsorship

    Chris Flood
    VP, Business Development
    202-739-9412
    cflood@nareit.com

     

    Speakers

    Afia Boone
    Director, Membership & Meetings
    202-739-9433
    aboone@nareit.com

     

    Overall Convention Issues

    Pam Coleman
    VP, Meetings
    202-739-9427
    pcoleman@nareit.com

  • General Information

     

    Attire

    Business casual attire is appropriate for all convention sessions and events.

     

    Suite Access & Registration Policy

    Due to security measures at the Wynn Las Vegas ALL individuals attending meetings in suites must be registered for REITWorld 2015 in order to gain access to the Wynn hotel rooms. Each individual will be required to show their REITWorld convention badge to security at the elevator bank.

    NOTE: You will not be granted access to any meeting in a suite unless you, and each individual in your party, have a REITWorld 2015 convention badge.

     

    Convention Cancellation Policy

    All cancellations must be received in writing to Afia Boone at aboone@nareit.com.Full conference refunds will be issued for cancellations received prior to Friday, October 16, 2015, less a $100 processing fee.

    No refunds will be granted after Friday, October 16, 2015.

     

    Hotel Reservation Policy

    To reserve a hotel room within the NAREIT negotiated group block, you must register for the convention. In your confirmation email, you will receive a link to reserve a hotel room. Should you have any questions regarding the hotel, contact Colette Harrington (NAREIT's housing coordinator) at 954-404-8252 or colette@stagedrightevents.com. Please do not contact the hotel directly.

    Note: All room reservations will be charged a one-night, non-refundable deposit at the time of reservation request. Hotel reservations at the group rate are subject to availability after Friday, October 16, 2015.

     

    Hotel Cancellation Policy

    NAREIT requires a one night, non-refundable deposit paid to the hotel at time of reservation. Cancellation of additional room nights (not the entire reservation) without penalty requires notice 72 hours prior to arrival, otherwise additional room and tax penalties may apply and will be charged to the credit card on file.

    Any changes to your hotel reservation may be done on the hotel room block site up until 72 hours prior to arrival or by emailing colette@stagedrightevents.com. All change requests are subject to room availability. Please do not call the hotel directly.

    NOTE: Hotel reservations at the group rate are subject to availability after Friday, October 16, 2015.