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Don’t Miss the Top Conferences of 2020: CRE, Finance, and more!

January 24, 2020
Commercial Real Estate, GIS
By: LightBox Team

One of our team’s top priorities is saving you time. Sure, we typically do this by delivering top-tier real estate insights, but we like to help out in other ways too. We’ve done the legwork researching the top conferences coming up in 2020, and we are sharing what we’ve found with you.

Check out our list below for 2020 conferences that are not only great for networking, but will move the needle on helping meet your company’s business objectives. If you decide to attend, be sure to find us and come say hello!

2020 Conferences

Top Conferences to Attend in 2020

MBA CREF/Multifamily Housing Convention & Expo

When: February 9-12, 2020

Where: San Diego, CA

Why You Should Be There

This event features 70+ expert speakers, 500+ top companies, and more than 3,000 industry power players. You will have the opportunity to meet with industry insiders and experts, learn more about cutting edge innovations and trends, and are sure to leave with the knowledge you need to take your business to the next level.

Click here to learn more and sign up.


CBRE Investor Symposium

When: March 11-13, 2020

Where: Scottsdale, AZ

Why You Should Be There

You’ll have the opportunity to join 125+ top firms from across the country, with more than 400 leading institutional professionals, including top CEO’s, investment sales, and their largest clients from around the world.

LightBox is attending as a 2020 Welcome Sponsor.

Click here to learn more about CBRE events. .


Environmental Bankers Association Spring Conference 

When: Spring 2020 (exact dates have not been announced)

Where: Location TBA

Why You Should Be There

The Environmental Bankers Association (EBA) is a non-profit trade association representing the financial services industry, including bank and non-bank financial institutions, insurers, asset management firms and those who provide services to them.

Whether you’re a seasoned industry veteran or looking to learn more about environmental risk management policies and procedures, EBA events are a wonderful opportunity to network with professionals who work to improve and promote the financial services industry.

Click here to learn more about the EBA and their events.

PRISM by LightBox

When: May 5 – 7, 2020

Where: Las Vegas, NV

Why you should be there: 

LightBox’s PRISM conference is a one-of-a-kind event connecting leaders from commercial real estate lending and property due diligence to network, learn and collaborate. Over the course of two-days, well-respected speakers in technology, commercial real estate lending and risk management will share their intelligence on the future of the industry.

The conference also includes the annual PRISM Industry Awards Ceremony that celebrates individuals, firms and institutions that have demonstrated excellence in specific areas.

The 2020 PRISM conference will be held at the Green Valley Ranch in Las Vegas, NV. Stay tuned for more details on how to register and the conference agenda.


SIOR Spring and Fall Conferences 

Spring – TransACT 360

When: April 29-May 2, 2020

Where: Indian Wells, CA


Fall – CREate 360

When: Oct 22-24, 2020

Where: Boston, MA

Why You Should Be There

SIOR Conferences are known to help industry professionals build strong relationships and facilitate business deals, all while enhancing attendee knowledge of the latest trends in industrial and office commercial real estate.

SIOR conferences deliver on value, helping professionals generate new ideas and opportunities.

Click here to learn more and sign up.

Esri User Conference

When: July 13-17

Where: San Diego, CA

Why You Should Be There

The annual Esri User Conference is the largest gathering of GIS professionals in the world. Attendees can choose between over 1,000 sessions when planning their days in San Diego, and they can spend their time between sessions networking with 19,000 fellow GIS professionals and seeing what 275 exhibitors can contribute to their organization’s success.

LightBox is proud to be an Esri silver partner, and we will once again be exhibiting at Esri User Conference. Visit our booth to learn how our category-defining location data can help you streamline your operations and make more confident decisions!

Click here to register.


CREW Network Convention and Marketplace

When: September 15-17

Where: Austin, TX

Why You Should Be There

More than 1,200 commercial real estate leaders gather for the CREW Network Convention and Marketplace. This premier networking event features deal making, connecting, industry education and leadership development.

This event is for you if you are looking to expand your business network, learn about the latest trends, technologies and innovative projects in the real estate industry.

Click here to learn more and sign up.

RMA’s Annual Risk Management Conference

When: November 8-10, 2020

Where: Boston, MA

Why You Should Be There

RMA’s Annual Risk Management Conference is attended by bankes from large, regional, and community banks. This fall’s conference is RMA’s largest event featuring the latest information on risk management, specialized lending and regulatory issues.

Click here to learn more and sign up.