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Edmonton Real Estate Forum
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Edmonton Convention Centre

Thursday, May 4, 2023
Edmonton Convention Centre

Discover why Edmonton continues to be a thriving hub of opportunity

What factors are driving the economic growth in Canada's second youngest metro region? What opportunities exist?

1,000+ senior level attendees, including 300+ building owners, developers, and investors. Learn from 60+ expert speakers at Edmonton’s largest real estate event. Now in its 24th year.

See who's speaking.

Expert insights from Andrew Grantham, Jen Hancock, Tim Melton, and more.

Maximize emerging opportunities in Edmonton's real estate market.

Ranked 3rd globally for AI research and home to Canada’s largest hydrogen hub - Edmonton's growth potential is attracting investor and developer interest.

Why attend?

Discover how Edmonton’s diverse economy is creating opportunities for the region and the commercial real estate market in 2023 and beyond. 

Find out what lies ahead for the region and the opportunities that are being created in this diverse and ever-evolving city.

Get a deeper understanding of the current state of the real estate market and how the region has performed over the past year.

The Edmonton Real Estate Forum will examine office, retail, industrial, and multi-residential market activity from the perspective of investment, development, financing, and leasing.

Hear from 60+ thought leaders and get exclusive insights into their predictions on the outlook for Edmonton in the coming year.

What you'll learn.

The agenda put together with the help of our advisory council and will cover a wide range of topical issues including:

  • Economic outlook for Alberta & Edmonton: Navigating a recession, inflation, and everything in-between.
  • Rethinking Edmonton: From the top industries to the biggest employers - Why Alberta's capital city is getting top grades?
  • The surging industrial market: Why Edmonton’s logistics & warehouse spaces are leading the charge?
  • The power of Hydrogen: The important role it plays in achieving clean, secure, renewable energy. 

Who you'll meet.

Meet 1000+ senior executives, private and institutional investors, portfolio and investment managers, brokers, lenders, appraisers, lawyers, other intermediaries, with significant portion of attendees in CEOs, CFOs, COOs, VPs, and Managing Director roles.

Build meaningful relationships and grow your network with the help of our networking reception, refreshment breaks, and smart networking app.

Don't miss your opportunity to connect with investors and senior decision-makers from across the region including some U.S. executives. 

Join the entire real estate community in determining a path forward for the future.

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors

To view the full list of sponsors, please click here.

Edmonton Real Estate Forum by numbers


senior attendees




building owners, developers, and investors

2022 attendee

Excellent forum overall. Highly engaging guest speakers and informative panels.

Want to Sponsor?

The Edmonton Real Estate Forum Sponsorship Program is designed to ensure that sponsors receive maximum corporate exposure to all attendees at the event. Each sponsorship level will offer a different package of value-added benefits. Tell us your business goals & we will help you achieve them.

Continuing education credits

By attending this Forum, you will be eligible to receive professional development and education credits from a number of associations.

Championing sustainability

Discover the steps being taken to run the Edmonton Real Estate Forum as sustainably and socially responsible as possible including:

  • FasterForward to zero - Informa's commitment to net zero carbon
  • Reducing carbon emissions
  • Dedicated content on ESG and sustainability in the real estate industry
  • Wellbeing and accessibility

Join the REF Club

As a REF club member you will become part of a community that powers you to stay informed and connected, benefits include:

  • Year-round networking

  • Savings of 20% on all Real Estate Forums and conference registration

  • Partner special offers and savings

  • Complimentary on-demand sessions from each Real Estate Forum & Conference

  • Weekly Ask The Expert & ThinkIns with member-only live Q&A

  • Industry Roundtables – informal conversations with some 20 industry colleagues

  • And more! 

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