FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laura Lewis, CREW Network
CREW UK, an affiliate of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network, has been established to advance the achievements of women in commercial real estate in the UK. On April 25, CREW UK will hold a launch and recruitment event, Bold Steps for Action, at Deutsche Bank’s London office. The event will include a reception, inspirational keynote speakers and networking with key professionals from across commercial real estate.
Renowned journalist and women’s advocate Harriet Minter will lead a thought-provoking, inspiring programme featuring fellow talkRadio "Women's-Hour" presenters and company founders Natalie Campbell and Emma Sexton.
“After personally experiencing the power of the CREW Network in the US and Canada, I am thrilled to be able to introduce CREW’s diverse network and mission to the UK,” said Julia Nott-Macaire, Executive Director of Procurement Principles Ltd and a member of CREW UK’s Leadership Committee “We are looking forward to bringing together leaders from over 35 different disciplines within the commercial real estate industry, whilst being part of an established organisation that supports the advancement and achievements of women, globally.”
6 p.m. — Drinks and networking
6:30 p.m — Welcome remarks by Julia Nott-Macaire, Executive Director, Procurement Principals, and CREW Network President Alison Beddard, Senior Director - Office & Investment, Cushman & Wakefield Commerce
6:45 p.m. — Famed journalist and women's advocate Harriet Minter, with radio presenters Natalie Campbell and Emma Sexton on inspirational women in leadership
7:15 p.m. — “Bold Steps for Action" CRE industry panel discussion with audience participation, moderated by Minter. Panelists include Beddard; Nigel Shilton, Deloitte; and Kathryn Harrison, Deutsche Bank.
7:45 p.m. — Networking
8:30 p.m. — Event concludes
CREW Network is a global business networking organisation based in the U.S. with over 10,000 members. It has 75 affiliate organisations including CREW UK, and its members represent all the disciplines and parties involved in a commercial real estate transaction. With this large and diverse network, members have the resources to create new and different ways of structuring deals, focusing on the bottom line, and inspiring others to be successful.
“While property is local, commercial real estate business is global, and so now is CREW Network,” said CREW Network President Alison Beddard, Senior Director - Office & Investment, Cushman & Wakefield Commerce. “With our expansion into the United Kingdom, we are giving our members greater opportunities to connect globally for networking and business opportunities.”
The launch of CREW UK has been made possible by the support of CREW Network Global Agenda Programme Sponsor Cushman & Wakefield.
About CREW UK
CREW UK, an affiliate of CREW Network, is a business networking organisation in the United Kingdom dedicated to transforming the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally. Follow CREW UK on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, and visit us at www.crewuk.org.
About CREW Network
CREW Network is the industry's premier business networking organization dedicated to transforming the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally. CREW Network members comprise more than 10,000 professionals globally and represent nearly all disciplines of commercial real estate – every type of expert required to "do the deal." Follow CREW Network on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram, and visit CREW Network at www.crewnetwork.org.