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The REFF Programs Committee is charged with planning and facilitating regular networking events for REFF members, which are occasionally extended to the broader real estate industry. Events include professional development sessions on leadership, career advancement, and compensation; industry luncheons on current topics in real estate; property tours of new or rehabbed buildings in Chicago; and informal networking happy hours. Please find information on past and future events on the calendar below.

If you have a suggestion for an event, please contact the Programs co-chairs

Upcoming events

    • 18 Aug 2022
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 167 Green | Rooftop

    REFF has partnered with NAIOP and other premier Chicago-area real estate networking organizations to bring together industry colleagues for NAIOP's 10th Annual Farewell to Summer Networking Event.

    REFF members receive special $90 ticket price.

    • 15 Sep 2022
    • 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 112 E. Wacker Drive

    Join REFF & The Goldie Initiative for a private Chicago Architectural Boat Tour on September 15th for Chicago’s CRE professionals.

    During the two-hour ride down the Chicago River, attendees will have an opportunity to network, take in the stunning architecture, and learn it's history from our special guest docent Mary Ludgin. 

    In addition to her role as Heitman’s Senior Managing Director and Head of Global Research, Mary is a phenomenal speaker on all things architecture in the Windy City and used to be Mayor Daley’s personal Chicago docent.

    REFF & The Goldie Initiative Architecture Cruise

    • DATE: Thursday, September 15, 2022
    • TIME: 5:30pm - 8:00pm (6:00pm strict departure)
    • PRICE:$75 for REFF Members & Goldie Alumna / $90 for Guests
    • WHERE: Cruise Chicago
      Chicago Riverwalk @ Michigan Ave & Wacker
      SEC of DuSable/Michigan Ave Bridge
      112 E Wacker Dr for GPS

    Note:  Includes boat tour as well as beer, wine, soda and hors d’oeurves. The tour will depart rain or shine as there is a climate-controlled interior salon.

    Goldie Scholars and Alumna please RSVP to Kelsey Cleland kelsey@gbwmi.org

    Space is limited, so register today!

    • 8 Dec 2022
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Morgan Manufacturing 401 N. Morgan