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2017 Real Estate Events in Orlando

[fa icon="calendar"] 01.09.2017 / by Hunter Strickland


2017 is here, which means it’s time to start marking your calendar for this year’s important events. Whether you are a broker, landlord, manager or lender, you’ll want to make sure you are keeping your ear to the ground and staying up-to-date on industry happenings.

Here are some noteworthy 2017 real estate events in Orlando to add to your calendar:

National Association of Real Estate Editors Winter Meeting

When: January 10-12, 2017 

Where: Orange County Convention Center

What: Journalists for the real estate and urban design industries will gather to discuss the best of International Builders Show (IBS). Attendees will get a chance to connect with colleagues and get a preview of the show. The focus of this meeting will be “Sustainable Design News Snapshot.”

Florida Realtors Mid-Winter Business Meeting

When: January 24-27, 2017

Where: Renaissance Orlando Resort

What: A fast-paced networking session where real estate professionals are given the chance to get involved in their state association and connect with colleagues.

2017 Real Estate Trends Conference

When: January 25, 2017

Where: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

What: This event will discuss real estate and development trends for the upcoming fiscal year. Discussion will focus on real estate finance, capital markets, property sectors and other relevant issues.

UF Real Estate Trends & Strategies Conference

When: February 23-24, 2017

Where: Hyatt Regency Orlando

What: A gathering of industry professionals to discuss the future of real estate and connect with industry leaders. Participants will join the discussion and gain necessary insight needed to make high-level decisions.

WFG Spark

When:March 8-10, 2017


What:The WFG Spark Event was created to provide insight and education on today’s biggest issues in marketing and technology. Attendees will gain access to valuable information on how to grow your business and clients

ABA Real Estate Lending Conference

When: March 29-31, 2017

Where: Hyatt Regency Orlando

What: Aimed primarily at bankers, the conference will cover tools and trends in the field of real estate lending. This includes discussions on new technologies, CRE trends, the competitive landscape and what to expect in the futur.

Retail Live Orlando 2017

When: April 6, 2017

Where: Orlando World Center Marriott

What: A chance to network and connect with over 150 retailers actively expanding in Florida and across the Southeast region. Brokers, landlords, developers and other CRE professionals will be able to present their projects or services to these retailers.

ICSC Florida Conference & Deal Making 2017

When: August 27-29, 2017

Where: Orange County Convention Center

What: An annually held event where property owners, developers, retailers, brokers, lenders and other real estate professionals gather to make deals and form partnerships.

Real Estate Mastermind 2017

When: September 28, 2017

Where: TBA

What: A conference designed to give real estate professionals the tools they need to grow their business. Agents, brokers, mortgage originators, managers and executives are encouraged to attend.

National Facilities Management; Technology Conference; Exposition

When: November 14-15, 2017

Where: Orange County Convention Center

What: A trade show and educational conference for facility professionals responsible for the management, operations, maintenance, renovation and construction of nonresidential buildings. Come and discover the latest tools and technologies for managing your facility.


Topics: Florida Real Estate

Hunter Strickland

Written by Hunter Strickland

Hunter Strickland joined Demetree Real Estate Services in 2016, focusing on office and retail property leasing and sales. He works on our central Florida brokerage team along with several other seasoned brokers. Hunter has previous experience in commercial real estate, with a specialty in representing medical office clients.