Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
200 N Columbus Dr. Chicago IL 60601
Sept. 24 - 25
Fairmont Chicago Millennium ParkChicago, IL

SFO Forum 2018

Nareit’s SFO Forum, designed exclusively for Nareit corporate members, offers a focused educational program for senior REIT officers who manage accounting, financial reporting, capital markets and investor relations.

  • Schedule


    Monday, Sept. 24

    9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration
    11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Best Financial Practices Council (invitation only)
    2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Networking Break
    2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Roundtables
    4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Networking Break
    4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Opening General Session
    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Reception

    Tuesday, Sept. 25

    7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration
    7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet
    8:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. General Session: Capital Markets Update
    9:20 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Networking Break
    9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. General Session 1
    10:30 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Networking Break
    10:40 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. General Session 2
    11:55 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Networking Break
    12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch General Session
    1:30 p.m. - 1:40 p.m. Networking Break
    1:40 p.m. - 2:55 p.m. General Session: Financial Standards Update
    2:55 p.m. - 3:05 p.m. Networking Break
    3:05 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. General Session 3
    4:00 p.m. Program Concludes

    NOTE: The schedule above may be subject to change.


  • Registration and Hotel Information


    Registration Fees
      On or Before August 24 On or After August 25
    SFO Workshop Registration Fee $995 $1095


    Forum Attire

    The conference attire for Nareit SFO Forum is business casual.

    Hotel Information

    Fairmont Chicago Millenium Park 

    200 N Columbus Dr.

    Chicago, IL 60601

    Tel: 312-565-8000

    Note: This is the link to the Fairmont Chicago hotel. This is NOT the link to reserve your hotel room at the Nareit group rate. All registrants will receive a link to reserve your hotel room in the registration confirmation email.


    Nareit Group Rates

    Fairmont Guest Room: $295.00

    *Cut off date to receive group rate (pending availability) is Friday, August 24, 2018.


    Forum Cancellation Policy

    All cancellations must be received in writing to Allison Shaw at ashaw@nareit.com. Full conference refunds will be issued for cancellations received no later than Friday, August 24, 2018, less a $100 processing fee.

    *No refunds will be granted after Friday, August 24, 2018.


    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 this site up until 72 hours prior to arrival or by emailing Lacey Rimoli-Wiesel at lacey@stagedrightevents.com. All change requests are subject to room availability. Please do not call the hotel directly.

  • CPE Credit

    CPE credit hours will be posted no later than August 15 based on the forum agenda.

  • Current Sponsors

  • Contact Us


    For registration questions, please contact Allison Shaw, ashaw@nareit.com.

    For sponsorship questions, please contact Chris Flood, cflood@nareit.com

    For forum programming questions, please contact George Yungmann, gyungmann@nareit.com, and Chris Drula, cdrula@nareit.com.

    For overall forum questions, please contact Pam Coleman, pcoleman@nareit.com