Frequently Asked Questions

When and where is the convention? 
REITWorld 2011®: NAREIT's Annual Convention for All Things REITTM will take place November 15-17 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, TX. The Hilton Anatole is located at 2201 North Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207. 

When will registration be open at the convention? 
Monday, November 14 from 3:00pm - 5:00pm 
Tuesday, November 15 from 7:00am - 5:00pm 
Wednesday, November 16 from 7:00am - 5:00pm 
Thursday, November 17 from 7:00am - 10:00am 

How do I reserve a hotel room? 
NAREIT has negotiated a block of rooms at a discounted rate at the Hilton Anatole. To receive discounted rates, you must first register for the convention. For more information on the 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 attire for all convention sessions and events. 

Do you have to be a NAREIT member to attend the convention? 
No, the Annual Convention is open to mostly anyone. *However, 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 Annual Convention will vary based on whether you are a NAREIT member. Please visit the Prices and Policies tab for a complete listing of prices. 

Who will present at the convention? What topics are being covered? 
This year's convention offers several educational sessions on dynamic changes affecting the REIT industry. Please visit the Schedule at a Glance tab for the most up to date schedule. 
Please see the NAREIT contacts below for specific information. 

Convention Registration 
Afia Nyarko 
Member Services & Meetings Coordinator 

Katelyn Rowland 
Member Services & Meetings Coordinator 

Hotel Reservations 
Amy Miller 
Housing Director, Staged Right Events 

Luis Rimoli 
President, Staged Right Events 

One-On-One Suite Assignments 
Katelyn Rowland 
Member Services & Meetings Coordinator 

Chris Flood 
VP, Business Development 

Afia Nyarko 
Member Services & Meetings Coordinator 

Convention Programming 
Abby McCarthy 
VP, Investment Affairs & Investor Education 

Overall Convention Issues 
Pam Coleman 
VP, Meetings