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Ottawa Real Estate Forum
Thursday, October 19, 2023
Ottawa Conference & Event Centre

The only event focused on the National Capital Region.

Learn why Ottawa & Gatineau have outperformed expectations during COVID.

60+ expert speakers. 15 insightful sessions. 650+ attendees. The insights and connections you need are at The Ottawa Real Estate Forum.

29th Annual real estate conference for the Ottawa & Gatineau markets.

Why attend?

What is facilitating the growth of real estate in Canada’s sixth largest market? How is it continuing to perform in a turbulent environment?

What is the impact of the pandemic on Downtown Ottawa and Gatineau? What initiatives will bring vibrancy back to the heart of these cities?

Where are fundamentals heading as 2023 approaches?

Determine answers to these questions and dive deeper into the economic outlook for 2023.  

What you'll learn.

Examine the key trends in investment, asset repositioning, development, leasing, & financing of office, industrial, retail & multi-residential property classes.

The agenda put together with the help of our advisory council will cover key topics including:

  • The public sector as tenants in the National Capital Region:  What Is their strategy for return to work? What are their projected space requirements going forward?
  • Keynote Interview: Insights from two major investors in the National Capital Region
  • Housing production in a heated market: From creating affordability to meeting demand with more supply

Who you'll meet.

Meet 600+ owners, investors, developers, fund managers, life insurers, lenders, Reits, investment bankers, brokers, lawyers, appraisers, and other intermediaries.

Our networking reception will help you build relationships and connect with investors and senior decision-makers from Toronto, Montreal, and other major parts of Canada.

Collaborate, engage, and grow your network at the Ottawa Real Estate Forum.

Thank You to Our 2022 Sponsors

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2022 Ottawa Real Estate Forum by numbers







2021 attendee

The speakers were very good. I liked the variety of personal interviews, panel discussions, and expert presentations.

Want to Sponsor?

The Ottawa 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 the 2022 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 Ottawa 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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