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Industry Invited to IREM’s Fall Leadership Conference, Oct. 15-19 in Scottsdale
Event Ed Sessions, included in Conference Package, Also Available as a Stand-alone Option

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(Chicago, Aug. 6, 2013) –Commercial real estate managers and allied professionals are invited to join members of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) at IREM’s 2013 Fall Leadership Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. Slated for Oct. 15-19, at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa, the Conference gathers together real estate management industry leaders from the U.S. and abroad in a dynamic forum that examines top industry issues, challenges and opportunities; stimulates idea sharing and peer-to-peer relationship building; and more.

Highlighting the busy and diverse event schedule: An array of “Executive Edge” educational offerings focused on five major content areas: Asset Management: Building Operations; Attracting Talent; Leadership Development; and Sustainable, Profitable Management of the Company. Presented in varied formats by industry practitioners and thought leaders as well as professional speakers, the sessions – scheduled for Oct. 17, 18, and 19 – are included in attendees’ conference registration fee but also can be purchased separately, as a stand-alone option.

Other major event happenings:

  • Keynote addresses by Yardi President Anant Yardi, an entrepreneur, visionary, industry icon and the driving force behind his company’s continuous development of effective and innovative software solutions; also, Steve Rizzo, a motivational speaker who combines his talents as a Showtime Comedy All Star, personal development expert and author to deliver “Attitude Adjustment  Strategies” to help maximize success at home and on the job.
  • IREM governance and chapter-focused meetings as well as social and recreational activities ranging from a fundraiser to benefit the IREM Foundation to an inaugural gala dinner honoring IREM’s outgoing 2013 President Elizabeth (Beth) Machen, CPM, and incoming 2014 President  Joseph Greenblatt, CPM.
  • A community service project by IREM Member volunteers to benefit Phoenix-based Crisis Nursery, the area’s longest-serving children’s shelter.


The discounted conference registration fee for IREM Members is $625 for registrations received by Sept. 15, rising to $725 thereafter. The discounted registration fee for non-members is $890 until Sept. 15, rising to $940 thereafter. Single-day passes are available as are special, full-conference registration rates for industry colleagues, new industry professionals, and students. For more conference registration details and additional information, call   800-837-0706, ext. 4650, or visit IFLC.

Freestanding, three-day, “Executive Edge” education session packages (Oct. 17, 18, and 19) are priced at $350, with a one-day pass priced at $195. For more registration details and additional information, call 800-837-0706, ext. 4650, or visit IREM Executive Edge.

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) is an international community of real estate managers dedicated to ethical business practices, maximizing the value of investment real estate, and promoting superior management through education and information sharing. An affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS, IREM is the home for all industry professionals connected to real estate management – and the only organization serving both the multi-family and commercial sectors.

We believe that good management matters, and that well-managed properties pay dividends in terms of value and in the quality of life for residents, tenants and customers. We believe in professional ethics. We believe in the power of knowledge and the importance of sharing it.

IREM offers a variety of membership types for professionals of every experience level, from on-site managers to high-level executives. Our credentials, earned by meeting high standards of education, experience, and ethical business practices, include: Certified Property Manager (CPM), Accredited Residential Manager (ARM), Accredited Commercial Manager (ACoM), or Accredited Management Organization (AMO).

Since 1933, IREM has set the standard for best practices in real estate management. Today, IREM membership includes nearly 18,000 individuals and 560 corporate members. To learn more about the IREM and its chapter network, call (800) 837-0706, ext. 4650 (outside the U.S. call (312) 329-6000) or visit