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Building Owners and Managers Association International

Specialized Programs Offer Something for Everyone at BOMA's Annual Conference

June 15, 2016

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(WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 15, 2016) The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International will be offering several unique programs, spanning a variety of different career levels and professional interests, at the 2016 BOMA International Conference & Expo, being held June 25-28 in Washington, D.C. 

For those new to the industry, the Emerging Professionals in Commercial Real Estate Program & Networking Reception will focus on honing leadership and business skills to build a successful career in commercial real estate. Attendees will hear from industry veterans, who will share their expertise and offer guidance on navigating the ever-changing landscape of commercial real estate. BOMA also is pleased to once again host a Career Day for college students and veterans transitioning out of military service, who can experience firsthand how rewarding a career in commercial real estate can be. Participants will be assigned a mentor to accompany them throughout the day, making introductions to other industry practitioners and answering questions.

New this year, the Healthcare Real Estate Program & Networking Reception will showcase new trends and best practices for developing, leasing and managing healthcare facilities in an evolving healthcare environment. The healthcare industry is in the midst of one of the most disruptive—and innovative—eras in its history, transforming healthcare real estate in unprecedented ways. Attendees will gain critical insight into this fast-moving sector.

And, finally, back by popular demand, BOMA will host its second annual Women in Commercial Real Estate Program & Breakfast. The program will focus on the most important issues affecting women in the industry. It will begin with an interactive networking session facilitated by industry experts, followed by a panel of distinguished women in commercial real estate, who will share career advice and offer insights on such topics as mentoring, risk-taking and leadership. This year, BOMA is pleased to welcome as honored guests at the breakfast five young women from local high schools through the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington who will have the opportunity to learn about careers in commercial real estate and leadership skills.

“BOMA International is proud to offer conference programming that caters to the current needs of an increasingly diverse commercial real estate industry,” said BOMA International Chair Kent C. Gibson, BOMA Fellow, president of Capstone Property Management, L.C. “Whether you’re new to the industry or decades into your career, BOMA’s annual conference offers a wide variety of programs, distinguished speakers, world-class education and networking opportunities to benefit you.”

The 2016 BOMA International Annual Conference & Expo is commercial real estate’s most important event of the year. More than 400 exhibits by leading manufacturers and suppliers at the BOMA International Expo will help attendees find solutions to every operational challenge and strategies to enhance asset performance. At Monday’s General Session,“Commercial Real Estate Outlook: C-Suite Secrets to Creating Value,” a panel of distinguished industry leaders will discuss the major trends that are impacting the CRE industry now and in the future. The conference also will feature distinguished journalist David Gregory, former moderator of NBC News' Meet the Press, who will share his insights on the latest headlines, the current events facing our country, the 2016 race for the White House and more. Visit for more information.


About BOMA International
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 91 BOMA U.S. associations and 18 international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types including 10.5 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.7 million jobs and contributes $234.9 billion to the U.S. GDP. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge. Learn more at​.

Jessica Bates
Manager of Communications & Marketing
BOMA International
(202) 326-6348​