18 Real Estate Conferences in Europe in 2020 – [COVID-19 Update]

Real Estate, Property, and PropTech Conferences 2020 conferences are a great opportunity to share common challenges and brainstorm solutions for them. Networking is also incredibly important when you are in the Real Estate industry. It’s one of those areas when you need solid recommendations about whom to work with.

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We’ve collected a list of TOP-17 high-profile Real Estate conferences in Europe that we think are worth attending.

Property Conferences in Summer 2020

PropTech360 2020: Global Real Estate & Technology Summit

When: RESCHEDULED
Where: Hilton Tel Aviv, Israel
Website: prop-tech360.com

PropTech 360 presents an opportunity for global real estate and technology professionals to gain exposure to the booming Israeli and beyond tech scene while providing a platform for start-ups, VC’s, and real estate players to access international markets.

Choosing quality over quantity, PropTech360 is your opportunity to engage with customers, hear from a roster of carefully curated thought leaders, and to get deals done with leading decision-makers.

Residential Property

When: RESCHEDULED
Where: Bristol, UK
Website: residential-propertybri

Meet the mentors and experts in the residential property sector and share your own experience with the leading providers of high-quality, affordable CPD training for real estate developers.

ERES 27th Annual Conference

When: CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS
Where: Tallinn, Estonia
Website: www.eres.org 

Based upon government public policy advice and our duty of care to ERES members, the ERES Board voted to cancel the ERES Annual Conference in Tallinn, Estonia, scheduled to take place 1st-4th July 2020.

It is with regret that we reached this cancellation decision. We would like to thank the local organizers for their work to host this conference and apologize for any inconvenience our decision may have caused to members in what are extremely unusual and changing circumstances.

The European Real Estate Society’s Annual Conference is the primary event of the Society. The ERES Annual Conference provides an open forum for the exchange of ideas and the dissemination of research in areas such as real estate finance, economics, appraisal, investment, and asset management.

Real Estate Conferences in Fall 2020

MIPIM – The world’s leading property market

When: September 2020 (RESCHEDULED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)
Where: Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France
Website: www.mipim.com

MIPIM is the premier real estate event that gathers the most influential players from all sectors of the international property industry. What’s the program like? It’s four days full of networking opportunities, learning, and transaction through events, conferences, as well as dedicated exhibition zones.

Among the key speakers at the conference will be Nicholas Sarkozy, the president of France (2007-2012), Steve Wozniak, one of the founders of Apple, Philippe Starck, and Gilles Babinet.

MIPIM Connect online conferences and networking are dedicated services for MIPIM 2020 delegates until September.

Coronavirus information: MIPIM was rescheduled to June 2-5 (originally was planned to take place on March 10-13, 2020 due to coronavirus health threats. The health and safety of our exhibitors, visitors, and staff is our number one priority. We are closely following the latest guidance from local and national authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) as it relates to travel to and participation in MIPIM.

Urbis SMART CITY FAIR

When: September 2-3, 2020 (RESCHEDULED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)
Where: Brno Exhibition Centre, Brno, Czech Republic
Website: www.smartcityfair.cz

This international fair for investment and business opportunities as well as regional development focuses on creating a unique space for sharing ideas and practical designs on how to bring to life and develop the concept of a smart city in central European towns and villages.

Propel by MIPIM – Paris

When: September 14-15, 2020 (RESCHEDULED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)
Where: LE CENTQUATRE, Paris, France
Website: europe.propel-mipim.com 

The real estate industry, tech ecosystems, investors, public authorities and thought leaders choose Propel by MIPIM to develop new business opportunities, discover projects and ideas, and be inspired & celebrate creativity. 

What will you find?

  • The largest number and highest quality of real estate innovators under one roof, from speakers and exhibitors to visitors
  • The real estate industry at its best: forward-thinking companies and individuals, ready to learn, buy and teach
  • Investors who are ready to meet and fund
  • Exciting and educational content focused on what really matters: data, user experience, investment, talent, sustainability
  • The highest quality experience for your investment.  An event that will stimulate all 5 senses

PARIS REAL ESTATE WEEK

When: 14-17 September 2020
Where: Paris, France
Website: www.parisrealestateweek.com

The Paris Real Estate Week is the first event to trigger business rebound gathering international real estate leaders who wish to reconnect, benefit from timely content, and prepare future investment strategies, to speed the recovery of the property industry.

With a new concept, the Paris Real Estate Week offers a full program of thought-inspiring keynotes, conference sessions and networking events around 5 main topics:

  • Innovation
  • Urban Environment
  • Investment
  • Hospitality
  • Diversity

REAL PropTech

When: September 10, 2020
Where: Berlin, Germany
Website: realproptech.de 

The REAL PropTech is the leading pan-European conference on innovation and digitalization in the real estate industry. It will provide insights into the innovation and digitalization strategies of large corporations and also PropTechs, both inside and outside the real estate industry.

GRI Europe Summit

When: September 16-17, 2020
Where: InterContinental Paris – Le Grand, Paris, France
Website: www.griclub.org 

GRI Europe Summit is a get-together of senior investors, lenders, and developers active in the European real estate market. The summit is organized by the Global Real Estate Institute (Germany).

International Luxury Property and Residency Conference

When: September 22-23, 2020 // Moscow
When: September 25-26,  2020 // Kyiv
When: November 12-13, 2020 // Cannes
Website: ilpexpo.com

Luxury Property and Residency by Investment Conference is a global conference and exhibition dedicated to upmarket real estate and the latest trends in the immigration industry. This year it is planned to take place in numerous locations, so you can choose the dates and locations that suit your needs the best. 

EXPO REAL

When: October 5-7, 2020
Where: Munich, Germany, Messe München
Website: exporeal.net

International Trade Fair for Property and Investment will take place in October in Germany. Check out what people say about the conference in the past: “Coming back to EXPO REAL after eleven years was the right decision for our company. This show is the ideal platform for us to showcase our flexibility and innovations capability. Engaging with our partners at this event and getting to know new contacts face to face were the main focuses for us.” (Anamaria Inden, Press Spokesperson, ALDI SÜD Dienstleistungs-GmbH & Co. oHG)

SIEC 2020

When: October 14-15, 2020 (RESCHEDULED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)
Where: Paris, France
Website: www.siec-online.com

More and more companies are becoming interested in being a part of SIEC every year. In 2020, there will be special new areas created specifically for Innovation and Multiservices. SIEC organizers chose this type of sectorization for easier navigation around the exhibition and simpler networking. Each of the areas will be co-hosted by a renowned Ambassador.

Coronavirus information: The COVID-19 crisis resulted in the cancellation or postponement of many events in France. In this context, the CNCC has decided to postpone SIEC 2020 to next June 17 and 18 at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles.

Future PropTech

When: October 28-29, 2020 (RESCHEDULED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)
Where: London, UK
Website: www.futureproptech.co.uk 

Re-imagining Real Estate is this year’s theme of the conference and it will drive the PropTech conversation forward with original insights.

Since the launch of the conference, FUTURE PropTech has been doubling in size every year. It is a part of the movement that made innovations and technologies integral to the real estate sector.

Will you be a part of the 2,500 investors, real estate private equity, fund managers, property developers, and many others who shape the future of the PropTech industry?

Women in Real Estate Forum

When: November 3-4, 2020
Where: Lancaster London, London, UK
Website: women-in-real-estate-forum 

Women in Real Estate Forum will bring together delegates for open discussion on the latest issues facing the industry, as well as the opportunity to exchange ideas, initiate deals and forge new relationships. With a growing body of research showing that more diverse teams and inclusive workplaces directly correlates with stronger business outcomes, the issue of diversity in private equity real estate continues to move up the agenda.

PROVADA 2020: Real Estate Meeting Point

When: November 3-5, 2020 (RESCHEDULED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS)
Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Website: www.provada.nl

PROVADA is the biggest real estate exhibition in the Netherlands. During three days we showcase industry-leading speakers, panel discussions, and workshops. Topics range from the circular economy, smart cities to robotics in construction, not to mention the IoT solutions or blockchain in real estate.

Over 26,000 real estate professionals attend PROVADA for expertise, inspiration, and the many networking opportunities it offers, thanks to our 300 exhibitors. Focusing on all the latest trends and innovations and hosting a strong network of experts, PROVADA presents visitors with an unrivaled experience on the exhibition floor. Accordingly, PROVADA is not only the biggest but also the best, trade exhibition in the Netherlands.

MAPIC – The international retail property market

When: November 17-19, 2020
Where: Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France
Website: www.mapic.com  

MAPIC 2020 is an exhibition and conference for real estate and property global opportunities with a focus on the retail sector, including best practices, new technology, and trends. MAPIC 2020 brings together Investors, International Property Advisors, and retailers. Launched in 1994, the leading retail property event brings together every November in Cannes. This year, the organizers are expecting over 8,200 participants to imagine and build the world’s best places to live, play and shop.

property Conferences in Winter 2020-2021

Commercial property conference 2020

When: December 10, 2020
Where: Park Plaza Victoria, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, Pimlico, London, SW1V 1EQ
Website: www.rics.org

Commercial Property Conference is a practical conference bringing together high profile speakers to discuss how the sector is ever-evolving and how you can be better prepared for the future. The future of commercial property; global, economic, societal and technological impacts.

Davos Hotel and Luxury Property Global Conference 2021

When: January 21-25, 2021
Where: Davos, Switzerland
Website: ilpexpo.com

Davos is the home to the World Economic Forum and also a place for the fellow Real Estate executives visiting the event. International Luxury Property Group (ILP Group) is comprised of companies including ILP concierge service, which helps HNWIs select an off-market hotel and luxury real estate investments around the world, and ILP EXPO, which presents conferences and exhibitions dedicated to off-market hotels, high-end real estate, residency, and citizenship by investment programs in the EU, the UK, the USA, Canada, and more.