CoRE Tech 2018: 4 Insider tips to maximize your experience

By Switch Automation • October 25, 2018

With a show theme of Navigating the impacts of technology on corporate real estate & facilities, CoRE Tech 2018 takes place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley on November 14-16. Gone are the days of reactive building management. CoRE Tech 2018 focuses on how data and technology are transforming the way we manage buildings. Maximize your time at the event and make a plan using our recommendations below to guide you.

1. Pack in the learning

Whether you’re just getting started on your smart building journey and want to explore strategies at a high level, or you’re an experienced buildings pro looking for specific solutions to optimize your entire portfolio, there’s an opportunity for you at CoRE Tech 2018. We highlighted a few sessions we’re excited about below, and you can view the full program schedule here.

  • Digital Transformation in Corporate Real Estate and Facilities – What Does it Mean?
  • Managing Corporate Real Estate Information – Approaches to the NextGen Data Architecture
  • Smart Connected & IoT Centric Buildings – Industry Adoption Gaining Momentum
  • Wellness & Productivity – The Next Chapter in the Smart Connected Building Journey

2. Take advantage of networking opportunities

The most valuable event takeaways often come from conversations with people you meet. Kick off Wednesday with a Networking Cocktail Reception and check out the Smart Building Showcase and Continental Breakfast the following day. Don’t forget to bring business cards so you can keep the conversation going long after the event concludes. Share insights from the conference and connect with others by following Realcomm on Twitter and using #Coretech2018 when tweeting.

3. Don’t miss the Real Estate Innovation Tours

Open exclusively to Corporate Real Estate and Facilities professionals attending CoRE Tech 2018, the Real Estate Innovation Tours give unparalleled access into the offices of the most forward-thinking companies in Silicon Valley. Tours take place the mornings of Wednesday, November 14 and Friday, November 16 and a separate fee applies. Space is extremely limited, reserve your spot now!

4. Discover smart building solutions

If you’re looking for your next smart building solution, look no further than CoRE Tech’s Expo, open during the Networking Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, November 14 and the lunch on Thursday, November 15. Explore the latest CRE products and services and find your next technology service provider as you connect with other building professionals in attendance. Be sure to ask the right questions, to gain an apples-to-apples comparison of how different vendors serve different aspects of building management. Here’s a free e-book to help inspire your Q&A.

As a more intimate and focused conference than Realcomm’s IBCon, you have more opportunity to make quality connections with peers facing similar challenges. With these tips in mind, just two days out of the office will improve your building operations all year long.

Visit the Switch team at Booth #17 for a peek at our new comprehensive building management app!

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