Commercial real estate executives convene in a unique forum that will review and discuss CoreNet Global’s Corporate Real Estate 2020, a transformational research initiative envisioning the future of business and the changing nature of work.

This year-long project is a collection of global thought leadership of hundreds of corporate real estate leaders and their analysis of the current and future state of our industry. The forum will leverage CoreNet Global’s thought leadership to understand how this report applies to the Arizona corporate real estate market.

The event is scheduled for Nov. 8 at the Phoenix Country Club. Topics will include: key trends in location strategies, role of place, portfolio optimization and how technology tools are affecting the workplace.

Confirmed national speakers and panelists include:

>> Master of Ceremonies: Sunil Das, Director Workplace Transformation & Services, Intel;

>> Panel Moderator: Myra Smith, Mid Cap Strategy & Support Director, CBRE.


>> Stan Gibson, Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo;

>> John Schulze, Director of Global Real Estate, Allegis Group;

>> Stephanie Pater, Vice President, Americas, American Express GBS, Global Real Estate & Workplace Enablement;

>> Charlie Popeck, LEED BD+C, O+M, President, Green Ideas (Phoenix).

CoreNet Global will also present the CoreNet Global Arizona Chapter Corporate Excellence Award to Intel Corp., recognizing its work on behalf of, and in support of, the corporate real estate industry in Arizona.

The forum is sponsored by CBRE, Rockefeller Group Development Corporation, APS, Goodmans, DIRTT and the Greater Phoenix Economic Council.


2:30 p.m. – Registration and Networking

3-5 p.m. – Location Strategy, Role of Place, Portfolio Optimization, Technology Tools and the Workplace

5 p.m. – Award presentation and Networking reception

Registration:; $45/members $90/non-members.