The commercial real estate tech conference and research company has acquired London-based events firm FUTURE: PropTech.
The acquisition of the company represents CREtech’s aims to build the largest international property technology community through a new global expansion strategy.
Founded by Gary Chimwa in 2015, FUTURE: PropTech has reported growth of double in size every year since its inception and has grown to become a well-attended event in Europe, dedicated to technology innovation and digital transformation in the PropTech sector.
Michael Beckerman, CEO of CREtech, said: “Acquiring FUTURE: PropTech represents the beginning of our company’s global expansion strategy and there is no better place for us to start then in Europe.
“I have been an admirer and supporter of Gary’s since the formation of his company. The quality of the FUTURE: PropTech brand, their terrific team and extraordinary conferences are unparalleled in Europe.”
Upcoming 2020 events from the combined CREtech and FUTURE: PropTech platform will include:
- 22-23 April – CREtech Spring, Austin
- 13-14 May – FUTURE: PropTech, London
- June 2020 – CREtech Trailblazers, Napa Valley
- October 2020 – CREtech Fall, New York
Gary Chimwa, founder of FUTURE: PropTech, said: “This is a significant milestone for our young company and it will provide us with the resources to expand internationally at a much faster rate. Our combined company will allow us to offer our sponsors, exhibitors and delegates a truly global platform. I have always been very impressed by the high quality of speakers and delegates that attend the CREtech events.”