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2018 Visions, Insights & Perspectives (VIP) Europe

February 20 - 22, 2018 | Copenhagen Marriott Hotel | Copenhagen, Denmark

VIP Europe is the sister event of our highly acclaimed VIP Americas event. It attracts the industry’s top investment managers, investors and consultants who all have a stake in the European institutional marketplace.

VIP Europe delivers content that is carefully selected to meet the needs of our European audience. Speakers are carefully selected for their expertise. VIP Europe is "THE" place to meet the right people in the European marketplace. The intimate environment and balanced mix of attendees allows you to get to know your fellow attendees on both a professional and personal level.

VIP Europe delivers a quality agenda that is marketing-free. During the event there are several opportunities to socialize with attendees. Whether you are discussing critical industry issues as a part of a roundtable breakout session or at a reception for attendees, VIP gives you an excellent networking platform to establish new relationships and strengthen existing.

Registration Fees:

Institutional Investor Fee – Complimentary
The Qualified Institutional Investor registration category is reserved for individuals employed by a public, corporate or union pension fund organization, foundation or endowment, with responsibility for real estate investment strategy or decision-making. Sovereign wealth funds, family offices and government officials may also qualify for complimentary registration. A government official is defined as a federal, state, local or city-level government employee focused on the policymaking, planning, and/or funding/financing of real estate projects, as well as legislators and their staff. This definition does not include pension/benefit plan administrators.

Investment Manager/Adviser, Other Fee – USD 1,995.00
Early Bird Investment Manager/Adviser, Other Fee - USD 1,795.00 (ends 17 November 2017!)

Category 2 Fee – USD 1,095.00
The Category 2 registration category is reserved for funds of funds/managers of managers and consultants. A “fund of funds” or “manager of managers” is defined as a company that solely manages portfolios composed of investments in the funds of other managers. A "consultant" is defined as an individual who provides financial advice to institutional investors (pension funds, endowments and foundations) on portfolio construction and asset allocation and does not manage money (i.e. Mercer, Callan Associates, Towers Watson).

Registration for IREI publication sponsors opens 21 August 2017.
Registration for all opens on 18 September 2017.

Cancellation Policy
All refund requests must be made in writing to Institutional Real Estate, Inc. (IREI), directed via e-mail to IREI at or faxed to +1 925-244-0520. Cancellations received on/before 1 January 2017 are eligible for a full refund, less a USD 350 processing fee. Cancellations received between 2 January 2017 and 31 January 2017 are eligible for a 50% refund. Cancellations received after 31 January 2017 are not eligible for a refund. IREI does not offer credit to future events for the unrefunded portion of the registration fee unless you are a current sponsor of an IREI publication. If IREI decides to cancel this conference, IREI does not accept responsibility for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by registrants.

Photography Information
Our goal is to capture the excitement of our conferences, and you may see photographers or videographers documenting this event. It is very possible that you could appear in some of these shots. Photos or videos taken by or on behalf of IREI may be posted on one or more of our sites or used in future marketing materials and publications. If you have any concerns, we invite you to talk to an IREI staff member concerning this matter.

  • Board/Speakers

Our speakers for 2018 Visions, Insights & Perspectives (VIP) Europe are currently being recruited. If you are interested in speaking at this event, please contact our conference program manager John Hunt at +1 925-244-0526 or


2018 VIP Europe Co-Chairs:

Geoffrey Dohrmann
President & CEO
Institutional Real Estate, Inc.

Jonathan Schein
SVP, Managing Director of Global Business Development
Institutional Real Estate, Inc.


2018 VIP Europe Advisory Board:

Eoin Bastible
Managing Director, Head of Business Development EMEA (ex Switzerland)
UBS Asset Management, Real Estate & Private Markets

Tami Chuang
Head of Investor Relations & Business Development
Meyer Bergman

Lisa Lafave
Senior Portfolio Manager
Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan

Gustaf Lilliehook
Nordic Real Estate Partners (NREP)

Martina Malone
Senior Vice President, Client Relations, Europe

Britta Nielsen
Portfolio Manager
Uniper AG

Anila Thompson
Venn Partners

Joe Valente
Managing Director
J.P. Morgan Asset Management Global Real Assets

  • Hotel & Venue

Copenhagen Marriott Hotel

Kalvebod Brygge 5

Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen Marriott Hotel, Kalvebod Brygge, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  • Contact

Melissa Weigand

Event Coordinator or +1 925-244-0500 ext. 138

Lucero Jaramillo

Conference Director or +1 925-244-0500 ext. 130

Sponsorship Opportunities
Randy Schein

Conference Sales Manager or +1 212-706-7023

Speaking Opportunities
John Hunt

Conference Program Manager or +1 925-244-0500 ext. 137

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