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Frequently Asked Questions


  • What is Elevate?

    • This conference will convene the top rising professionals and help them build a network to accelerate their career growth within the industry. It’s a new, invite-only retreat in Bisnow’s Escape and Ascent series. These premier events convene the commercial real estate industry's most exclusive community of top CRE owners, developers, capital providers, investors and a select group of brokers from across the country. Elevate focuses on building attendees professional networks and enhancing industry knowledge with workshops led by CRE leaders to fast track attendees career progression.


  • When and where will this event take place? 

    • April 29 - May 1, 2024 at the W Hotel Nashville


  • Who attends?

    • The attendee base is national in scope and spans all asset classes providing the opportunity to expand each attendee’s network countrywide. To request an attendee list for this year’s event, click here.


  • What does my registration fee include? 

    • Registration includes lodging, meals and full programming during the conference. Please note that accommodations at the retreat venue are only guaranteed while availability lasts.


  • How should I ask my boss for approval for the registration cost?

    • Need help getting the boss’s approval? If you’re ready to register for Elevate but aren’t sure if your manager will approve the expense, we’ve got the tools to help. Utilize the resources here to demonstrate why Elevate is a great professional investment for you and your greater team. 

  • I'm a manager. Should I send my team members?

    • Elevate has a great return of investment. Click here to learn more about why Elevate is the ideal conference to send your team members to. ​


  • How can I sponsor this event? 

    • Please reach out here


  • What other events are part of this retreat series and who attends them?

    • Elevate is curated by the team behind Escape and Ascent, industry-renowned deal-making events with sought-after invitations and attendance from CRE's top executives. Elevate will be designed for a younger generation, convening business leaders from across the United States to support their career ambitions by fostering professional growth, supporting leadership development, and building the connections they need to propel their careers forward. The Escape retreat unites CEOs, presidents and partners looking to broaden their horizons and make lasting connections, while the Ascent retreat is targeted toward senior executives and decision-makers rising in the ranks of CRE.

  • What is the cancellation policy? 

    • Any customer who has purchased a ticket to Elevate and needs to cancel for any reason including, but not limited to, a personal matter, a scheduling conflict or force majeure, the attendee must inform Bisnow of the change via email at Cancellations will be subject to the following terms:

      • Cancellations requested on or before March 1, 2024 will receive a full refund. 

      • Refunds will not be issued after March 1, 2024 except in the case of any government-issued travel restrictions preventing travel to the event. Subject to Bisnow approval, you may send someone comparable at your firm at no charge.

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