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SWFLEDA is Chairman Sponsor of CCIM Thrive Conference

ccim thrive conference southwest florida economic development allianceSouthwest Florida Economic Development Alliance (SWFLEDA) is proud to announce that they will be representing southwest Florida as a Chairman Sponsor at the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) 2016 Thrive Conference. This professional relationship with CCIM began earlier this year when SWFLEDA was announced as a title sponsor of the organization.

After the success of the event in April, SWFLEDA is looking forward to the Thrive Conference in Atlanta, October 24-25th. The conference is an annual commercial Real Estate event from CCIM Institute.

CCIM Thrive 2016 will bring the leading names of top commercial real estate professionals together to trade ideas to help shape the future of this growing industry. Topics will include hot topic items such as crowdfunding, big data, and

The only economic development sponsor, SWFLEDA will be joining big names in business in Atlanta. Speakers from trusted names in the industry include Luntz Global, Ten-X, Sperry Commercial Global Affiliates, and many more!

What (and Who) is CCIM?

The Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a membership organization that is dedicated to providing premier commercial real estate education and certification. Following certification, CCIM provides and communicates the latest financial and market analysis information, distinguishing experts in the commercial investment real estate industry.

The extensive certification process involves a 160 hour education program followed by an exam. CCIM certifications are designated to a broad range of professionals dealing in commercial real estate, including appraisers, brokers, developers, commercial lenders, attorneys, bankers, leasing professionals, corporate real estate executives and other allied professionals. The certification and educational processes minimizes risk, enhances credibility, and encourages strong leadership for those choosing their path and developing their skills.

Florida’s Future Grows Here

SWFLEDA had a significant presence as a title sponsor during CCIM’s Governance Meetings and Chapter training events in April, and now the team will return to Atlanta to expand its professional reach and grow industry in southwest Florida.

Combined, the April and October events will be attended by over twelve hundred individuals in the commercial real estate industry.

Thrive Conference attendees can tweet us at @SWFLEDA or Like us on Facebook. For more information on growing your business in southwest Florida contact SWFLEDA President Eric Berglund at eberglund@swfleda.com or call 844-707-SWFL.