The SIOR Chicago Conference will take place on October 26-28, 2017 in Palmer Haouse Hilton, Chicago, IL.
The association’s annual conference programme provides members with a forum for debate as well as an educational platform to share best practice and learn about new initiatives and disruptors in the industry.
The competition, which was open to APC/ Real Estate students over the age of 21, required entrants to make a one minute video outlining why they should be chosen for the once in a lifetime opportunity. There was noteworthy number of entries and Liz Taylor was picked out of a final shortlist of 4 finalists from across Europe.
Liz Taylor is just completing her MSc in Spatial Planning and Development at Cardiff University, having graduated with a degree in Human Geography in 2016. Taylor joined Carter Jonas in 2017 on the firm’s summer internship programme and will join the firm as a graduate next year.
Renata Osiecka, SIOR Europe President said:
-SIOR aims to add value for its members whilst being recognised as a leading voice in the industry. As such, education, and cultivating talent is very much as the heart of what we do. It is a pleasure therefore to congratulate Liz for her winning entry. She showed a depth of industry knowledge and true passion and determination to learn from the best. I wish her every success in Chicago, the conference covers a wide range of topics and should provide Liz with strong foundations for her future career.
Scott Harkness, Head of Commercial at Carter Jonas said:
-This is a great opportunity for Liz and an impressive achievement which demonstrates her commitment to her education as well as her chosen profession. A number of our commercial team are members of SIOR and have found the conference invaluable as an opportunity to meet key stakeholders and influencers from across the globe.
Liz Taylor, Graduate, Carter Jonas said:
-I feel really excited and extremely appreciative to have won the competition. The SIOR World Conference brings together some of the best people in the industry from across the globe, and to be able to attend is just such an incredible opportunity to learn from the very best in their field. I think it will be an invaluable experience, one which few people starting out in the work place would get to have, and I am really very honoured.
SIOR (www.sior.com) has just under 3,100 members worldwide and is the leading global professional office and industrial real estate association. SIOR Europe (www.sioreurope.com) is one of the association’s newest Chapters with a network of more than 70 members across 15 countries. Among European Chapter’s members are AXI IMMO’s consultants. Renata Osiecka, Managing Partner at AXI IMMO, performs the function of the SIOR European Regional Chapter.