Corporate Real Estate Leaders From Around the World Convene in Orlando for CoreNet Global Summit

Industry Professionals Focus on Changing Nature of Business and Work

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CoreNet Global, the world's leading professional association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace executives, is hosting its fall Global Summit in Orlando, October 7-9, 2012. This year's event will draw more than 1,500 top corporate real estate (CRE) decision-makers, and will focus on the theme, "Reimagine: Reignite, Reorient, Reinvent."

These CRE leaders will be discussing, among other topics, the futuristic vision of the work world and the corporate real estate universe as described in Corporate Real Estate 2020, the industry's comprehensive research-based examination of the industry.

In addition, a series of educational and networking opportunities will accompany thought provoking sessions by keynote speakers: Bill Benjamin, one of the original founders of the Institute for Health and Human Potential (IHHP) and a seasoned speaker in the field of leadership, who will discuss the keys to managing emotions in the workplace in a session titled, "Is Work Hijacking Your Ability to Lead"; and Kelly McDonald, an author and recognized expert on diversity and business trends, who will discuss the biggest findings of the U.S. Census and the effect of diversity on business in her session titled, "Get the Skinny on Changing Demographics and Your Work."

"Changing demographics and engaging employees are among the most critical aspects of a new business model surrounding work-life supports," said CoreNet Global Vice President of Strategic Communications, Richard Kadzis. "The Summit provides an ideal setting for industry executives to compare notes on major shifts toward employee wellness and workplace well-being."

This year's CoreNet Global REIMAGINATION will provide attendees with high-impact education and high-powered networking with professional peers, CRE service providers and economic developers.

Four central quadrants in the learning quarters will provide the stage for more than 40 timely and topical presentations and discussions on: Client Relationship Management; Leadership; Innovation; and Manufacturing & Industrial. In addition, 30-minute CRE matinees and live-stream interaction with CoreNet Global members around the world will be presented in the REIMAGINATION Studio

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CoreNet Global is the world's leading professional association for corporate real estate (CRE) and workplace executives, service providers and economic developers. CoreNet Global's 7,400 members, who include 70% of the top 100 U.S. companies and nearly half of the Global 2000, meet locally, globally and virtually to develop networks, share knowledge, learn and thrive professionally. For more information, please visit

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