Conference Organizer Testimonials:
“CapRate data center events are very valuable. The informational panels and quality of attendees have helped in my day-to-day in the data center industry. If you’re in the industry, you’ll find the conferences provide a resource” — Sami Badri , Equity Research | Communications Infrastructure, CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC
“I attended and spoke in CapRate’s Greater Boston & New England Data Center Summit in December 2017. The event had a good mix of data center executives (providers, end-users and engineers) and the sessions offered a significant learning opportunity.” — Indra Purkayastha, CEO & Founder, Purkay Labs
“I attended CAPRE’s data center summits held in Toronto and Denver recently for the first time. Both events were well organized not only with perfect conference sizes but also the maket knowledge shared by senior executive keynote speakers. I also enjoyed the networking and social part of the conferences. Both summits provided great opportunities for meeting with experts and senior executives from the data center industry.” — Wenli Yu, CEO, Archimedes Controls Corp.
“The Northern California Apartment Summit was well-attended with the right people. A full-day summit with valuable information and high-quality networking. I enjoyed attending.” — Thomas Eberhardt, Managing Director, Wells Fargo
“I attended The Northern California Apartment Summit and was pleased with the experience. Few events provide the caliber of speakers and informational panels combined with a full-day of networking opportunities.” — Nik Lahiri, Principal, Essel Environmental Consulting
“I’ve attended many data center events. However, the most significant business opportunities grew from my keynote address and exposure at CapRate’s National Data Center Summit Series.” — Bo Bond, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage, Inc.
“I participated in the Chicago Data Center Summit as a panelist in 2014, representing our new subsidiary Forsythe Data Centers. The Summit provided a good opportunity to network with fellow data center and hosting providers and hear about the trends in the Chicago and Midwest data center markets.” — Bill Brennan, President & CEO, Forsythe Technology
“I have consistently found CRE conferences to be well run and very informative. Further, they are an excellent forum for meaningful networking, which alone is worth the cost of registration. Topics are relevant, and speakers are experienced and knowledgeable. Our firm attends a number of conferences, but few prove as valuable.” — Peter C. Lewis, President, Wharton Equity Partners
“The National Data Center Summit Series delivers high quality content and meaningful networking in major U.S. cities and regions. The conference is a valuable platform to hear from industry leaders and develop new relationships. It is a high-quality event.” — Todd Bateman, North American Agency Practice Leader – Data Center Solutions, CBRE
“I wanted to take a moment to thank you for letting me participate in The Northern California Healthcare Real Estate Summit. It was the first event held by your group that I have attended. I found it personally stimulating and professionally productive, especially as my focus is Senior Housing and Assisted Living. I look forward to attending another of your events in the near future. I will also recommend attendance to my colleagues.” — Thomas Joseph Kostosky, Director of Development, The Forest Group
“The Fourth Annual Northern California Data Center Summit was a great event in San Francisco. I learned a ton and met some great contacts.” — Gilbert Gonzales, Vice President – Business Attraction Northern California, Arizona Commerce Authority
“The Texas Seniors Housing Summit was a great opportunity to hear from industry veterans, experts in the healthcare space and to network with brokers and principals who are at the forefront of today’s ever changing healthcare real estate environment.” — Mark Lamb, Director of Investments, CareTrust REIT
“A well attended Texas Seniors Housing Summit in October 2014 – a conference squarely focused on the key aspects of the industry and the hottest region for development and growth. The conference provided an opportunity to network and share ideas with many of the major institutional investors, service providers and operators in senior living.” — Justin Yarmark, Managing Partner, The Cottages and New Haven LLCs
“A very high quality event. All the players attend, share ideas and network.” — Gordon F. DuGan Chief Executive Officer, Director, Gramercy Property Trust
“Great conference, good attendance – the right people. Thanks for the invite. I look forward to doing it again in the future.” — Frank X. Lukas, Ph.D., Global Chief Technology Officer, Devonshire Investors International
“We continue to sponsor CapRate Events because their regional shows are well targeted and guaranteed to draw a seasoned crowd of data center experts.” — Tony Campitelli, VP of Marketing, Canara
“The Data Center Summits that CapRate Events produces are well executed and informative. The presenters are industry leaders and the quality of topics are always relevant to the needs of end users and service providers.” — Tim Huffman, Executive Vice President, National Director | Technology Solutions Group, Colliers International
“We at DC Group are very pleased with the results of our participation in the CapRate Data Center Summit events. The industry information gained has been invaluable, as well as the industry contacts and the exposure DC Group has gained by our sponsorship and on-site presence. We highly recommend CapRate to anyone in any facet of the data center industry.” — Joanna Gagliardi, DC Group
“Thanks for the great event and magnificent panel… I truly enjoyed.” — Stuart Z. Koperweis, Economic Development & Revitalization, Millennium Strategies
“As a real estate investor and a student of the health education program at Columbia University, I was looking forward to Healthcare & Real Estate with much anticipation. The event turned out to be more than I expected: exceptionally well-organized with the highest caliber panelists whom I had the pleasure of speaking with during the breaks following the discussions. I learned about the pros and cons of entering the field and gained an in-depth view of the marketplace.” — Renata Robel-Becker, TRB Investment Group, LLC
“Being personally new to the industry I was encouraged to attend The Data Center Summit in Dallas as colleagues expressed how CapRate Events provided a great opportunity to hear from some of the top professionals on up to date and relevant topics, which after participating I couldn’t agree more. I was able to not only gain new perspectives on market trends in Texas but was impressed at the level of information I was able to learn as a whole due to such knowledgeable panelists with diversified backgrounds & I look forward to attending their future events.” — Erin Hurley, Program Manager, Active Power
“I have attended CapRate Data Center Events in New York, Santa Clara, and Chicago and have found the panels and participants to have unique ideas and perspectives. I’ve always enjoyed the conferences and the attendees that I meet there.” — Jim Kerrigan, Principal, Director – Data Center Group, Avison Young
“I sincerely wanted to thank you both for first informing me about then allowing me to attend and participate in such a great event and panel. I learned a great deal from the terrific expert panels that were there. Thank you again.” — Vivek Singh, Vice President of Operations, CVV Development & Construction
“I’ve worked with CapRate Events in recent years. In a competitive space, CapRate Events consistently delivers high-quality content and events for CRE executives in the Tri-State. Anyone in commercial real estate would benefit by attending.” — Rick Lechtman, Managing Director, Ackman-Ziff Real Estate Group
“I had a great experience at the CapRate Events New York Apartment Summit. What stood out most were the networking opportunities. The CapRate team has a knack for attracting important people in the market: the room was filled with top owners, equity sources, bankers, attorneys and other dealmakers. The panels were lively and informative as well.” — Loren Biller, Vice President, Acquisitions, Rockfeld Development Group
“Brian’s experience in the industry comes through in his ability to so effortlessly put together such successful events. He is extremely professional, and communication flowed smoothly on all suggestions and recommendations. In preparations for panels, Brian was open to our suggestions and provided many outlines far in advance to make the necessary preparations possible. I look forward to working with Brian and his company again for the upcoming National Apartment Summit later in 2012.” — Cullen O’Grady, Vice President of Investment Sales, Vanguard Realty Group
“As an analyst, I pride myself on being up to date with the most recent trends and information within our industry. I felt that the State of the Net Lease market webinar content was extremely useful and well put together. The panelists had a variety of backgrounds that allowed me to learn more about our industry in a more macro way. I would say I gained more of an understanding about the overall market, the players and the transactions. I also thought the panel did very well with the questions that were asked in the Q&A portion of the webinar.” — Grant Wilkins, Business Development Analyst, Stan Johnson Company
“I attended the event in New York City in November, The Greater New York Data Center Summit. Great speakers, great discussions and a wealth of information.” — Ken DePalo, Sales Engineer – New York Metro Region, Advanced Business Communications
“A fantastic data center summit event in New York City. The topics were current and the market information was very informative. It was also great to meet some of the speakers who are true leaders and visionaries in the third-party data center industry.” — Sean P. Brady, Senior Director, Co Founder Data Center Advisory Group, Cushman & Wakefield of New Jersey, Inc.
“CapRate Events consistently produces great real estate conferences. They are always well attended, timely, and informative. I have always had positive experiences attending and presenting. It is well worth the time and effort and I am happy to participate whenever I can.” — Ryan Severino, CFA, Senior Economist, Reis, Inc.