Leading Real Estate and Tech Journalist, Emily Wright, Joins CREtech as Head of Content

Wright Will Lead Programing For CREtech’s Two Flagship Events In 2024 In London and New York City


New York, NY (November 6, 2023)CREtech, the leading global technology and sustainability conference company devoted to Reimagining the Built World, has announced that one of Europe’s leading journalists covering the real estate and tech sectors has joined CREtech to lead all content for the global conference company. As part of her responsibilities, Wright will be leading all content strategy and speaker selection for CREtech’s two flagship annual conferences in NYC and London. Additionally she will host a new podcast series covering the real estate technology and sustainability marketplace as well as serve as editor of CREtech’s monthly newsletter. 

Emily Wright is an award-winning real estate journalist with nearly twenty years experience reporting on the sector. She has been at EG, the UK’s leading real estate title, since 2012 where she was previously Tech Editor and has been Head of Content since 2020 focusing on technology and ESG. She freelances on tech, design and innovation for titles including WIRED and The Spaces and has been writing, podcasting and presenting on innovation since 2013. She has secured interviews with some of the biggest names in the world of property, technology and architecture including Sidewalk Labs founder Dan Doctoroff, the co-founder of Tesla, architects including Zaha Hadid, Richard Rogers and Norman Foster and Microsoft’s former head of smart places. She is a passionate advocate for change and progress within the industry.

Beginning with CREtech London taking place at Magazine London 8-9 May, 2024, Wright will curate a world-class lineup of experts who will share ideas on important industry themes and trends such as sustainability, AI, construction, tenant experience, flex, data as well as the reimagining of the office, multifamily, logistics, SFR, retail and housing space. Wright will lead the two day conference as the official Chair of the event and take the stage to interview the leading C-Suite executives and thought leaders from the real estate, technology, academia, government and technology sectors.

“We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Emily Wright will be joining our CREtech team to lead all content for our growing conference and content company,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech. “Emily is widely recognized as one of the leading voices in the technology and sustainability marketplace within the built world. Given the tremendous challenges and opportunities that the built world is confronting today from return to work to sustainability to labor and supply chain challenges, having an accomplished journalist like Emily leading our content efforts will ensure our global audience is presented with the best insights and speakers to help them navigate through these turbulent times,” Beckerman concluded.

Regarding her move to CREtech, Wright stated, “Having followed CREtech’s growth in the UK market closely since 2019, I can’t think of a better place to take the content I love from the page to the stage. The opportunity to curate live content to help the industry unpick, tackle and better understand some of the thorniest issues it has faced in decades is one not to be passed up. I want to bring speakers to the stage, guests to the podcast and case studies to the fore that will bring something new and fresh to a discerning, ambitious audience. With carefully selected speakers, both from within the real estate world and beyond, the goal is to deliver fresh perspectives, new ideas and - above all else – actionable inspiration.”


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