2019 IREM Global Summit

2019 IREM Global Summit

Thank you to all 918 attendees who helped make the 2019 IREM Global Summit a record-breaking year for attendance and more! Here’s a recap of the event. If you weren’t able to join us, make plans to meet us in Toronto, Canada, for the 2020 IREM Global Summit taking place Oct. 13-16, 2020.

Special thanks to all of our IREM volunteers who contributed to the more than 22 committee and board meetings that were conducted at the Summit.

And thank you to our 2019 IREM Industry Partners, sponsors, and exhibitors who contributed to the success of this year’s meeting.

Photos and Videos
Check out photos from the Summit. You can retrieve your professional headshots taken at the Summit using this link as well. For passport photos, please email pixelmestudio directly.

Real estate management is changing, moving and evolving – and so are we. Here’s a video we showed at the Summit of how we’re moving forward. Plus, there’s two social media-friendly versions to share on your social channels.

Hi, We’re IREM – full video version

IREM long – long version for social media

IREM short – short version for social media

Education Sessions
Eighteen speakers delivered presentations on a variety of topics. Read and download handouts from our education sessions.

Call for Presentations is closed for 2020.

IREM Community Service Project

We teamed up with Glide Methodist Church to help with their breakfast meal program for the homeless on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Over 40 members signed up to volunteer, and we served almost 700 meals!

Community Service Project
Community Service Project

Inaugural Gala

Cheryl Gray, CPM® was installed as 2020 IREM president and the first president from outside the U.S. at the Inaugural Gala on Thursday, Sept. 26. At the Gala, environmentally-friendly centerpieces were displayed and later donated to Larkin Street Youth Services for use in their garden. Larkin Street Youth Services is a non-profit empowering young people to move beyond homelessness.

Inaugural Gala
Inaugural Gala

REME Awards Winners

Our Global Summit concluded with the Fifth Annual REME Awards Celebration. Check out this year’s REME winners.


Mario Kart Tournament Winner

Congratulations to Ryan Leon, Solutions Consultant at Yardi Systems on winning the first-ever IREM Mario Kart Tournament! Ryan was one of four top players who battled it out in the Mario Kart Tournament Championship before the keynote session on Thursday, Sept. 26.

Foundation Highlights

Elaina’s Fund
Cheryl Gray announced a $50,000 pledge to the IREM Foundation to create Elaina’s Sustainability Endowment Fund in honor of her late daughter, Elaina Tattersdale. The fund will award grants to support sustainability initiatives. The IREM Foundation has raised an additional $23,000, including a $2,500 donation made by Cheryl’s fellow officers and 2020 Senior Vice Presidents, and further donations will provide additional sustainability grants. Those interested in contributing can visit iremfoundation.org, click “donate now,” and then select “Elaina’s Fund” from the drop down menu.

Total Fundraising

The IREM Foundation raised approximately $37,000 to support scholarships and diversity initiatives through activities at the Global Summit. Thanks to all who contributed by bidding on auction items, playing the cash dash, participating in Jeans Day, and competing in the steps challenge.

Congratulations to the Steps for Scholarships winners:

Most Steps, male/female: Chip Crumpler and Cher Zucker-Maltese
Most Contributors: Deborah Westphal
Most Funds Raised: Jonathan Tucker

Join us in Toronto!

2020 IREM Global Summit
Toronto, ON, Canada
October 13-16, 2020
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

Passport reminder: All U.S. and international travelers interested in attending the 2020 IREM Global Summit must carry a valid passport and a valid visa (if necessary) when entering Canada. If you already hold a passport, please be sure to check the expiration date to make sure your passport will still be valid at least three months from the end date of the conference (Jan. 16, 2021). If your passport will expire before then, you must renew your passport before traveling to the conference. Failure to do so could result in denied entry to Canada.

Need a passport? Visit the U.S. Department of State website.

For Canadian visa information, visit the Government of Canada website.

Industry Partner Program

Join a growing number of companies that recognize the value of partnering with IREM! Find out more information on our Industry Partner Program.

Executive level partners

Chairman level partners

President level partners

Director level partners

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