Hugely Successful Inaugural CREtech Chicago Event with Over 250 Turnout on October 18

CREtech’s first Chicago event attracted over 250 leaders in the commercial real estate tech industry

New York, NY (October 22, 2018)CREtech (, the leading event, content and connectivity platform for the commercial real estate industry, hosted its first Chicago event on October 18 at JLL Global HQ, The Aon Center, attracting over 250 professionals.

“We are thrilled at the extraordinary turnout at our first ever CREtech Chicago event,” stated Lindsey Imperatore, Chief Marketing Officer. “The energy in the room, the caliber of the speakers and the talent of our tech exhibitors was truly amazing and we couldn’t be prouder to have brought the CREtech movement to Chicago.” Imperatore concluded.

The event was kicked off by Keynote Presenter, Steve Weikal, Head of Industry Relations, MIT Center for Real Estate with his speech, ‘Innovation + Technology: New Pieces of the Real Estate Puzzle’. Weikal is recognized as the preeminent authority on all things commercial real estate tech. The world-class panel of leading landlords and investors followed with Bob Ageloff, International Director, JLL;Bob Six, COO, Zeller Realty Group; Brad Beile, COO, Sterling Bay; Ryan Salvas, VP Real Estate Tech and Innovation, EQ Office; and Michael Ellch, Vice President of Development, Related Midwest. Lastly, Pierce Neinken, founder of CREtech, hosted an exclusive interview with Craig Robinson, Global Head of Enterprise Services, WeWork.

Full panel videos and photos will be available on CREtech soon.

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