8- 9 December 2021
Javits Center, NYC

Propel Networking Summit

23-24 June 2021 | Online

Video replays are now available on the MIPIM World 365 Online Platform

  • A targeted approach to innovation to spend the most efficient time online
  • Pragmatic formats to maximize learnings and connexions between peers and business partners
  • Topic based closed door sessions followed by prearranged group discussions
  • Continue the conversations online after the event, and meet in person at Propel by MIPIM - NYC in December!

⁞ Conference program


Hear from top real estate U.S. executives and understand how innovation will help the industry to overcome new challenges

Networking sessions

Join themed sessions to exchange with your peers around topics like Industrial RE & Logistics, Investment Maturity & SPACs, BCorp and Talent selection, and Sustainability.

Partner sessions

Industry partners present their latest insights about the U.S. market during exclusive sessions.

Closed-door summits

Investors and Occupiers will gather during 2 dedicated summits, accessible by invitation only.

9.30am EST: Welcome Words

9.45am EST: Fireside chat with Lindsay Greene (NYCEDC)

10.30m EST: Global PropTech Confidence Index, by MetaProp - Partner session
This session will dive deep into MetaProp’s Global PropTech Confidence Index, a barometer of the health of the real estate technology market from the perspective of investors and founders.The Index is the first and only set of data to be collected on global PropTech market sentiment.

Followed by a speed networking session

11.45am EST: The American Dream: 2021's residential market overview, by The Real Deal - Partner session
The U.S. housing market is booming, but where are true opportunities for savvy individuals and investors to purchase residential real estate? Top experts and players in the country’s hottest markets on what they expect to see for the next half of 2021.
Followed by a speed networking session

1.15pm EST: 2021 AFIRE Investor Sentiment Survey reveals new insights on property markets - Partner session
For over 30 years, AFIRE has surveyed institutional investors from around the world The results from March’s survey are especially optimistic and very revealing.
Followed by a speed networking session

2.30pm EST: Proptech Innovation and Regulation, by RICS - Partner session
A discussion on the benefits and challenges of technology innovation on the property sector across the asset lifecycle through a panel discussion showcasing the risks and potential mitigation through effective assurance approaches. 
Followed by a speed networking session

3.45pm EST: Decarbonization & Ethic construction technology
As the sector faces real pressures about sustainability concerns, technology should be the key answer to decarbonization. Will the future of RE be linked to digital innovation?
Followed by a speed networking session

9.15am EST: Welcome Note

9.30am EST: A fireside chat with Toby Dodd (Cushman & Wakefield)
A unique opportunity to uncover the speaker’s personal stories and ideas.

9.30am EST: Embracing tech-focused design supporting new work approaches
How do we develop a people centric approach through technology that embraces mobility and the trend of partial remote working? How do we embrace technology-focussed design to support new approaches to work? How does a shift to virtual collaboration impact technology setups in office design?  How can tech help with office design for health and wellness, and sustainability/ESG? And what impact will this trend have on costs and technology complexity?

10.00am EST: Tenant Insights: Informing the Workplace of Tomorrow - By HqO

In the modern workplace, guesswork won’t cut it. As property technology takes commercial real estate (CRE) by storm, office owners and operators can no longer assume what is best for their building community. Rather, they will need to use technology to provide engaging, flexible, and convenient office experiences to address the needs of today’s workforce. There is no better way to accomplish this than using tenant sentiment to inform your investments.

10.30am EST: Meet the Best in London Proptech, by London &Partners - Partner session

London & Partners and the Mayors International Business Programme are bringing 16 of the best and brightest scaleups from the London ecosystem to the North American market. Come and hear from these companies as well as ask your questions with some amazing scaleups entering the US market.

11.15am EST: RE-Tech-Invest E-Summit
A first and exclusive opportunity to gather the major direct and indirect players investing in real estate asset technologies. Venture capital firms, real estate top players backing tech funds and institutional investors will share and develop their thought leadership about where to invest post-Covid, and how to integrate ESG concerns into investment practices. 

By invitation only

11.30am EST: Masterclass Unveiling

1.00pm EST: Asset class networking session
Let’s find out the next trends about Tech hospitality, Industrial RE & Logistics, Investment maturity & SPACs, Bcorp & talent selection and Sustainability,followed by an open discussion.

⁞ Confirmed speakers

Toby Dodd
President, NY Tri-State
Cushman & Wakefield

Lindsay Greene
Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

Jacinda Lofland
Director, Strategy & Innovation

Brendan Wallace
Co-founder & Managing Partner
Fifth Wall

Aaron Block
Co-Founder & Managing Director

Poonam Mathis

Mikkel Bülow-Lehnsby
Co-Founder, Chairman

Becca Rushin
VP of Sustainability and Social Responsibility

Nicki Greenberg
Real Estate of the Future

Andrew Knight
Data & Tech Analyst

Daniel Connolly
Professor of Management
Drake University

Louisa Dickins

Alan Greenberg
Co-Founder and Chairman
Greensoil PropTech Ventures

Scott Leibold
EVP and Global Head of Purchasing & Property
RELX Group

Gunnar Branson

Shaun Klann

Will McIntosh
Global Head of Research
USAA Real Estate

Kristopher Wojtecki
Managing Director
PSP Investments

Faisal Butt
Founder & CEO
Pi Labs

Ryan J.S. Baxter
Proptech advisor

Francisco Acoba
Ernst & Young US LLP

Zeb Bradford
Metzler Real Estate

Molly Foulger
International Trade Executive
London & Partners

Harrison Jones
Trade Manager for Urban Industries
London & Partners

Simon Allison
Senior Inward Investment
London & Partners

Lauren Mead
VP Marketing

⁞ Industry partners

⁞ Online Platform features


Identify new business contacts with the recommendations and matchmaking functionnalities

Participant Directory

Browse the participant directory and network with your peers

Live Conference Sessions

Follow the event live, chat with the speakers and participants, and get access to the replays afterwards

Online meetings

Set up your 1to1 or group meetings with new leads and industry contacts

Source innovative products

Discover the right industry product to solve your daily challenges

⁞ 3 steps to make the most of the Summit


  • Register on the platform and complete your profile - the more information you provide, the more relevant your recommendations will be!
  • Use the tutorial videos to learn how to use the platform
  • Identify new contacts and start building your agenda : 
    • Get your recommendations
    • Send meeting requests 
    • Check out the Conference program and add the sessions to your agenda

Live - June 23-24

  • Login to the Propel Networking Summit Platform and enjoy the live sessions
  • Chat and exchange with speakers and participants
  • Host your meetings online
  • Particpate in speed networking sessions after the panels

Post event

  • Continue exploring the Participant directory to network and connect with contacts you did not have time to meet
  • Get inspired by the conference session replays
  • Connect to the platform every week to get fresh industry content
  • Check out the next events hosted on the platform

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