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The News Funnel Team Continues Growth at Their Second CRE // Tech Event


The News Funnel Team Continues Growth at Their Second CRE // Tech Event

Over 250 in Attendance at the Los Angeles Regional event on September 28

Los Angeles, CA (October 9, 2017) -- The News Funnel team has broken all previous attendance records after their  second event post-acquisition of the CRE // Tech platform. The most recent event which was held at CBRE Downtown Headquarters on September 28th in Los Angeles attracted over 250 commercial real estate professionals, a 95% increase from last year.  The sold-out event featured an extremely diverse group of startups, real estate brokers and owners, VC’s and Angel Investors, as well as numerous service providers in the real estate industry.

In attendance were real estate professionals, tech and investment professionals, national and local development companies, and virtually every major brokerage firm.  Historically dominated by the tech community, this year’s CRE // Tech event was filled with professionals who are realizing that the real estate sector is being transformed with new technologies. A few of the firms represented included CBRE, Colliers, Kidder Matthews, JLL, Lee and Associates, NAI Global and CRESA as well as countless landlords and developers.

The event featured a distinguished array of speakers from both the tech and real estate sectors. Speakers included Andy Cohen, Co-CEO, Gensler, Lew Horne, President, CBRE, Brad Greiwe, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Fifth Wall Ventures and Max Crowley, Strategic Initiatives, Uber for Business.

“The feedback we received from this event was incredibly positive,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO. ”Special thanks to the entire CBRE L.A. team and our CRE // Tech team for hosting and organizing one of the most informative events I have attended. The speakers presented ideas, insights and strategies on all things commercial real estate tech and that is our core objective with every event we put together. There is a real sense of momentum happening in the CRE tech space and this most recent event’s success is a terrific affirmation of all of the amazing things happening in the space,” Beckerman concluded.

The News Funnel and CRE // Tech team that led this event included:

About CRE // Tech

CRE // Tech is the “Center for Innovation” within the commercial real estate industry. The platform’s mission is to connect brokers, owners/developers, investors and service providers with the leading start ups devoted to commercial real estate. CRE // Tech is owned and operated by The News Funnel, the leading content, connectivity and event platform devoted to the commercial real estate industry.

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About The News Funnel

The News Funnel is the largest real estate news and Content Marketing platform in the industry. The free site features over 5,000 sources of content from trade publications, national and regional media, companies and bloggers. The personalized news platform provides subscribers with targeted content based on their industry segment, location and specialized interests.

Additionally, The News Funnel's team of expert real estate writers and social media experts  create and distribute content for hundreds of real estate companies via it’s Content Marketing Platform.

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