Ongoing education is critical to advancing your career and making a lasting impact. The Real Estate Council offers the cutting-edge content you need to grow as a commercial real estate professional. At the same time, you’ll meet, mix, and mingle with others driven to expand their knowledge in a variety of settings. Whether you’re interested in market forecasts, regional policy issues, industry innovations, or what’s shaping Dallas today, TREC has you covered. Take a tour, share a meal, or dive into a presentation at one of these many opportunities throughout the year.
Bank of Texas Speaker Series
Learn from noted industry, business and community leaders at Speaker Series, TREC’s premier educational program. At these memorable programs, TREC keeps members informed on the most pressing business, economic, and community topics. Past speakers include Ambassador Ron Kirk, education pioneer Geoffrey Canada and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Rob Kaplan. Attendance ranges from 350-500 guests.
Open to all members and nonmembers.
Hear from leading decision makers in the capital markets and across the office, industrial, retail, and multifamily sectors of commercial real estate. With a keynote address and panels presented in rapid succession, you’ll leave each breakfast with a comprehensive understanding of the market and what to expect in the months to come. Through Market Matters, TREC provides you unparalleled access to expert insights, networking, and the highest quality educational content. Attendance ranges from 150-250.
Open to all members and nonmembers.
Grant Thornton Power Hour
Gain exclusive access to people, places, and experiences you can’t find anywhere else. Available only to investor members and above, Power Hours include intimate networking and development tours with industry experts and city leaders. Past Power Hours featured tours of Toyota’s North American headquarters, the new home of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament, the Trinity Forest Golf Club, and the most impressive new projects in our region. Attendance ranges from 20-60 guests.
Access is limited to Investor, Partner, Principal, Stakeholder, and Founder members.
Members of the C-Suite: gain incomparable access at these intimate gatherings of fellow leaders shaping our industry, city, and region. You will exchange ideas and build relationships with the best in the business in these memorable settings. Past programs include breakfast with Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Rob Kaplan and a private reception at Harlan Crow’s personal library. Reception events are hosted by a C-Suite member.
By invitation only.
Young Guns Programs
Want the inside track on upcoming developments in the Dallas area? About Town programs provide an overview of an active development and often include a construction site tour and networking opportunity. Past About Towns include tours of Factory Six03, The Star, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and CityLine.
Young Guns Forum
Stay informed on trending neighborhoods in Dallas while networking with industry leaders. Forum is an annual panel event where key players exchange ideas, updates, and projections on a selected emerging neighborhood in DFW. Past Forums include a discussion on the past, present, and future of Deep Ellum; redeveloping Lower Greenville; and the revitalization of The Cedars.
Rising to the Top
Find out what it takes to rise to the top from real estate professionals who’ve done it. This annual event brings together top commercial real estate executives and TREC’s Young Guns members to discuss what it takes to lead, share hard-earned career lessons, and offer candid advice you won’t find anywhere else.
To learn more about TREC’s educational program offerings, sponsorship opportunities, and speaking opportunities, please contact our team:
Stephanie Keller Hudiburg
Director of Programs & Partnerships
Leadership & Programs Associate