Frequently Asked Questions

REITWise 2012®: NAREIT's Law, Accounting & Finance Conference® will take place March 21-23 at the Westin Diplomat in Hollywood, FL. The Westin Diplomat is located at 3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL 33019.

When will registration be open at the convention? 
Tuesday, March 20 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm 
Wednesday, March 21 from 7:30am - 6:30pm 
Thursday, March 22 from 7:30am - 4:00pm 
Friday, March 23 from 7:30am - 12:30pm

How do I reserve a hotel room? 
NAREIT has arranged a block of rooms at a discounted rate at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa. To recieve discounted rates, you must first register for REITWise 2012®: NAREIT's Law, Accounting & Finance Conference®. For more information on this hotel, please visit the Hotel and Destination Information tab.

Will I recieve a confirmation for registration and the hotel? 
Yes, convention registration confirmations are sent via e-mail to each attendee once their registration is submitted and the payment has been processed. Hotel confirmations are sent separately from Staged Right Events, NAREIT's housing coordinator. Please allow 1-2 business days from the time of submission to receive hotel confirmations.

What is the dress attire for the convention? 
Dress is business casual for all conference sessions and events.

Do you have to be a NAREIT member to attend the conference? 
No, you do not have to be a member to attend the REITWise 2012®: NAREIT's Law, Accounting & Finance Conference®.* However, please note that NAREIT members receive discounted rates. To become a member, please visit the Become a Member tab.

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

How much does it cost to attend the convention? 
The cost of attending the REITWise 2012®: NAREIT's Law, Accounting & Finance Conference® will vary based on whether you are a NAREIT member. Please visit thePrices and Policies tab for a complete listing of prices.

Who will present at the convention? What topics are being covered? 
This year's conference offers numerous educational sessions providing both technical and basic information on the dynamic changes affecting the financial, accounting, tax, and legal operations of REITs and real estate companies. Please visit the Schedule at a Glance tab.


Conference Registration and Speaker Contact
Katelyn Rowland
Member Services & Meetings Coordinator 

Conference Registration
Afia Nyarko
Member Services & Meetings Coordinator 

Hotel Reservations
Amy Miller
NAREIT Housing, Staged Right Events

Hotel Reservations
Luis Rimoli
NAREIT Housing, Staged Right Events

Chris Flood
VP-Business Development

Overall Conference Issues
Pam Coleman