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EY Joins CREtech as Strategic Research & Events Partner


Global Leader in Audit, Tax and Advisory Services Joins Forces With Largest Event and Media Company in Proptech Sector

New York, NY (August 8, 2019) — CREtech (, the leading event, content and connectivity platform for the commercial real estate technology industry, announced today that EY has joined CREtech as a Strategic Research Partner and Marquee Innovator Sponsor of the CREtech 2019/2020 Flagship Event Series. EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services committed to digital innovation within the real estate, hospitality and construction sector.

Together, EY and CREtech will conduct research about emerging trends in the real estate industry, as well as the impact of technology on this rapidly changing market. Research findings will be presented at the premier conference in commercial real estate tech,CREtech New York on October 16-17, 2019 and at future CREtech events in 2020. 

As a strategic partner, EY will have a strong presence at the CREtech New York conference, where over 2,000 global real estate executives attend to network, uncover new investment opportunities, and acquire leading-edge products and services to enable digital transformation for the largest industry in the world.

“We are excited to be partnering with CREtech at a time when PropTech is growing at such pace,” said Mark Grinis, EY Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Leader. “It’s a pivotal time for the real estate industry as we look to implement technology and digital solutions to transform both the front and back-office operations and deliver better customer experiences within the built environment,” Grinis added.

“This partnership with EY is a true milestone in the history of the commercial real estate tech sector and an incredible affirmation of all of the progress that our young industry has made,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech. “A global company of EY’s stature and scale to be so heavily invested in our sector clearly demonstrates that we as a community have reached an exciting tipping point. Our company is honored and thrilled to be partnering with EY on this critical, ongoing research at a time of great momentum in the sector,” Beckerman added.

EY is helping companies around the world define their future-state digital strategy and transformation road map with several core digital offerings like digital enterprise and execution, experience transformation, digital trust, incubation and innovation, and digital operations. EY’s Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Sector brings together a worldwide team of professionals that works to anticipate market trends, identify their implications and develop points of view on relevant sector issues. 


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About CREtech

CREtech is the leading media and events company servicing the greater real estate and technology community. Our mission at CREtech is to connect the real estate and tech sector by hosting engaging conferences, publishing research, and content.

CREtech 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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08/08/2019 - 08:00



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