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Vancouver Real Estate Forum
April 23-24, 2025
Vancouver Convention Centre (West)
April 23-24, 2025|Vancouver Convention Centre (West)

Optimizing CRE fundamentals.
Leverage market opportunities.

Learn how Vancouver is positioned to navigate strong migration flows, transit infrastructure projects, and stabilized interest rates.

1,400+ senior leaders. 600+ building owners, developers, and investors. 1,000+ C-suite and V-level attendees.

The forum is getting bigger and better in 2025!

Save the date for the 2-day Vancouver Real Estate Forum.

Recap the 2024 forum

"Seeing people from other parts of the country that you don't get to see face to face that's the #1 reason to attend."
- Derek Campbell, Principal, CitiFund Capital Corporation

"Great one-day immersion course into everything that's going on."
- Jennifer Podmore Russell, Executive Vice President, Real Estate & Development, Nch'ḵaỷ Development Corporation

Vancouver’s leading commercial real estate event.

Why attend?

Vancouver’s commercial real estate is one of the hottest markets in North America, but an abrupt shift has led to new challenges.

What lies ahead for the GVRD? How is the industry navigating the 'new norm'?

Gain expert insights and prepare for the challenges and emerging opportunities in 2024 and beyond.

What you'll learn.

Our advisory council helped curate a comprehensive agenda with compelling topics, such as:

  • National & provincial economic outlook: what is in store for Canada & B.C. for 2024 and beyond?
  • Approaching a deal: how national and regional investors are assessing assets in Vancouver

Who you'll meet.

1400+ senior decision-makers include:

  • 600+ building owners, developers, and investors
  • Portfolio and investment managers
  • Brokers, lenders, appraisers, lawyers
  • and other senior executives

Who's speaking?

60+ influential speakers on the 2024 roster included:

  • Alison Miles Cork, Grosvenor
  • Norm Taylor, Newmark Canada
  • Benjamin Tal, CIBC Capital Markets
  • Ashley Willard Bauman, Beyond the Buildings
  • and more.

High-impact networking

Grow your network efficiently at the forum - the premier meeting hub for Vancouver's CRE leaders.

In addition to scheduled meetings through the app, the event offers countless opportunities to build meaningful connections.

Refreshment breaks, lunch, and evening cocktail reception are some of the ways to grow your network.

Bundle and save

Make the most of your time in Vancouver by adding the Western Canada Apartment Investment Conference to your registration.

Held the day before the forum, this conference brings together 500+ senior leaders to examine multi-residential activity in Vancouver, Calgary, and Edmonton.

Thank you to our sponsors!

View full list of sponsors here.

Vancouver Real Estate Forum by numbers


senior-level attendees


building owners, developers, and investors


C-level and V-level attendees


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attendees from outside British Columbia

Andrew Tong

Managing Director

Integral Strategic Real Estate Ltd.

"Great insights. Best bang for my time."

Want to sponsor?

We've designed the sponsorship program to maximize your brand exposure at the event. Each sponsorship level offers a different package of value-added benefits. Tell us your business goals and we'll 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.

Outstanding Young Leader Program

Do you have a colleague who is 35 years old or under and a rising star in the commercial real estate industry? Nominate them today for the Outstanding Young Leader 2024 award, presented by Informa Connect & Chicago Title Insurance Company Canada.

They could win registration to one of our major forums, and have the chance to be named Outstanding Young Leader at the Real Estate Forum in December.

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Join the REF Club

Be a part of the community that helps you stay informed and connected. REF Club membership benefits include:

  • On-demand access to all recorded sessions from key Real Estate Forums events through the Streamly platform
  • A 20% discount on forum and conference registrations. Bundle your registration and membership and start saving immediately!
  • Priority for access to waitlisted forums and conferences
  • An automatic $55 discount on continuing education credits when registering for our events

About us

Canadian Real Estate Forums for over three decades has been addressing the needs of, and providing clarity to, the Canadian real estate market through human connection, innovation and education.