On the Pulse of the Industry: The Conference Program

Expertise on the pulse of time: The EXPO REAL conference program addresses what is moving the industry. About 130 panels and 500 industry experts invite you to a dialog along the complete supply chain: financing, investment, urban development, special asset classes or innovation and digitalization. An overview of our forums:

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EXPO REAL FORUM
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In the EXPO REAL FORUM located in Hall A2, experts will give their take on topics such as the general economic picture and the real estate sector, investment strategies and demographic and social change. They will also review the different asset classes and locations and look into the latest topics.

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GRAND PLAZA
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At the GRAND PLAZA – our retail marketplace – the focus will be on expansion-oriented retailers, project developers, investors and partners of the retail sector. The top-notch "Speakers Corner" will provide expert information and discussions relating to all aspects of the retail sector.

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Real Estate Innovation Forum
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At the INNOVATION FORUM in Hall A1 well-known experts and trendsetters will give presentations and lead discussions shedding light on topical aspects of the industry's digital transformation and make specific recommendations. The focus will be on the following topics: "Invest", "Manage & Operate", "Plan and Build", "Work", "Market" as well as "Smart Cities & Urbanization". In addition, the 25 startups emerging as winners from the contest will compete for final victory in each field.

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INVESTMENT LOCATIONS FORUM
B11

The INVESTMENT LOCATIONS FORUM will take place for the first time in Conference Room B11 above Hall B1. It will take a look at issues concerning international investment locations. International experts will analyze the potential as well as the risks and opportunities of the real estate and investment markets of Europe, Asia and North America.

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PLANNING & PARTNERSHIPS FORUM
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In Hall A2 the PLANNING & PARTNERSHIPS FORUM will focus on the challenges and visions of hotel and health care properties. Well-known experts will present special-purpose properties, explain expansion strategies, answer questions and engage in debate. The forum will also discuss trends and innovations in urban development, and shed light on the future of people working in the industry on the CareerDay.

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INTELLIGENT URBANIZATION FORUM
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It is estimated that by 2050 two thirds of the global population will live in cities. This rapid urbanization poses huge challenges to the development of cities in a smart and sustainable manner – a development which will be addressed at the INTELLIGENT URBANIZATION FORUM in Hall C1 in an exciting special exhibition featuring best practice examples and related discussions.

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DISCUSSION & NETWORKING FORUM
A1.250

For award ceremonies, lecture series or customer and networking events – the NETWORKING LOUNGE in the south of Hall A1 is a versatile event and discussion platform for all topics in the real estate sector. The lounge area is also an ideal place to relax and make useful contacts. Please watch out for the language in which presentations are held. This forum will not be interpreted simultaneously.

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EXHIBITORS’ AND PRESS EVENTS
Both exhibitors and EXPO REAL hold various events at the trade fair stands, in conference rooms or special areas during the trade fair. Panels, presentations, networking events, prize-winning ceremonies or stand parties - there are plenty of events to go to.

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