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I.CON '17: Trends and Forecasts

I.CON: Trends and Forecasts

Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017 - Friday, June 9, 2017

Where: Long Beach, California

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I.CON offers the most up-to-date trends and information available presented by the most notable names in industrial real estate. Topics include e-commerce trends, the logistics supply chain, demand for new industrial development and trends in current and future industrial facilities.

Don't miss this critical conference for the industrial real estate sector and your opportunity to network and share strategies with top industrial leaders from across North America.

Thank you to our conference partners:


NAIOP SoCal Chapter           NAIOP Inland Empire Chapter

Colliers International

Event Details


Wednesday, June 7

Pre-conference Course: Real Estate Investment Analysis

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Additional fee: $195 for members, $295 for nonmembers.

This course is designed to provide entry level to experienced professionals with the technical skills necessary to analyze the financial feasibility of real estate investment opportunities. Valuation techniques such as direct capitalization and discounted cash flow analysis are introduced first, followed by an examination of debt financing’s impact on real estate investments. A case study will be provided for group work.


  • Charles C. Tu, PhD, CFA
    Daniel F. Mulvihill Professor of Commercial Real Estate & Academic Director of MSRE Program
    University of San Diego
Inland Empire Tour

Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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Go deep into the Greater LA basin and see the remarkable industrial projects in the Inland Empire. Highlights are off-the-bus tours of and QVC fulfillment/distribution centers.

Ticketed event; $75 fee. Limited to 50 people.

Thursday, June 8

Amazon Fulfillment Center – San Bernardino

Time: 6 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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The Amazon U.S. fulfillment network consists of more than 50 fulfillment centers, over 20 sortation centers and more than 90,000 full-time employees. This tour will visit the million-square-foot distribution center in San Bernardino, on the site of the former Norton Air Force Base. The fulfillment center began operations in October 2012, and employs over 1,400 full-time, permanent workers, with many more temporary workers throughout the year.

Ticketed event; $75 member fee, $150 non-member fee. Limited to 28 people.

The Amazon tour is sold out. To be added to the wait list, please email

South Bay Submarket Tour

Time: 7 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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The South Bay market is one of the strongest industrial markets in the nation, with over 230 million square feet of industrial warehouse, distribution and manufacturing facilities. As the submarket closest to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, properties in the South Bay play a vital role in the nation’s supply chain and are well-positioned for future rent growth given the market’s low vacancy rates and lack of available developable land. Attendees will tour the South Bay market and one or more development sites currently under construction, capped off by a visit to the 53-acre Porsche Experience Center Los Angeles and learn about the development challenges with the site.

Ticketed event; $50 fee. Limited to 50 people.

Port of Long Beach Tour

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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Join the Port of Long Beach on a 90-minute narrated excursion. Once aboard, see up-close the operations at the second-busiest Port in the nation, with towering cranes, the most advanced and green terminal in the world, new infrastructure projects such as the Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement, and possibly even catch a glimpse of local marine life including sea lions and dolphins. You’ll also learn about the variety of groundbreaking green programs the Port has implemented to reduce the environmental impact of operations.

Ticketed event; $75 fee. Limited to 100 people.

Cracking the Code on California Mandate

Time: 10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

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Wading through local government mandates and regulatory rulings when your time could be better spent elsewhere? Hear from local experts who will familiarize you with the new regulatory trends affecting industrial developers, industrial property owners and those in the trucking/logistics space. Learn of new approaches to minimize development risk, risks to property owners and those in the trucking/logistics space, and hear our panelists share their predictions for new trends on the horizon and how they could affect your business.


  • John Condas, Partner, Land Use, Allen Matkins


  • Al Civitan, Esq., Managing Partner, Reich, Adell & Cvitan
  • Greg Deveraux, Managing Partner, Worthington Partners
  • Rex Hime, President and CEO, California Business Properties Association
  • John Magness, SIOR, IEEP, Senior Vice President/Market Leader - West Region, Hillwood Investment Properties
  • Chris Shimoda, Vice President, Government Affairs, California Trucking Association
NAIOP Connections

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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Build your network with other like-minded professionals at this new session that occurs right before the opening keynote lunch.

Keynote Lunch: Commercial Real Estate’s Role in the Economy of Tomorrow

Time: 12:15 p.m. - 2 p.m.

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Walter Kemmsies

Dr. Walter Kemmsies, Managing Director, Economist and Chief Strategist, Port, Airport and Global Infrastructure, JLL

Welcome to I.CON: Impact Projects. NAIOP and SIOR leadership kick off the conference with a networking lunch, followed by a forward-looking keynote on the future of CRE.


  • Thomas J. Bisacquino, President and CEO, NAIOP
  • Jonathan Tratt, NAIOP Chairman and Principal, Tratt Properties, LLC.
  • Geoffrey Kasselman, SIOR, LEED AP, 2017 SIOR President and Executive Managing Director, National Industrial Practice, Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

It’s one of those self-evident truths that we often miss in the myriad of industrial real estate development details: real estate helps bridge us from the economy of today to the economy of tomorrow. In this forward-looking keynote, Dr. Walter Kemmsies, managing director, economist and chief strategist for JLL’s ports, airports and global infrastructure group, will cover macro trends in the industry and where we are in the current real estate cycle. Explore the repurposing of industrial real estate, the reasons behind continued low vacancy rates despite an increase in construction, and cost-plus pricing vs. Buy Minus phenomena. With the continued movement towards omni-channel availability and automated delivery systems, how can CRE not only keep pace – but prosper?

Networking Break

Time: 2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

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Connect with fellow attendees and continue conversations at this networking break.

Alternative Uses for Industrial Space: The Marijuana Market

Time: 2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

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In 2016, Kyle Kazan co-founded AP Investment Fund, one of the nation's first funds to provide real estate acquisition and private debt servicing to cannabis-related ventures. Hear from Kazan on the marijuana market as it relates to industrial space, changes in property valuation post-legislation, risks to landlords, structuring leases with marijuana tenants and the basics for compatibility with the marijuana industry.


  • Kyle Kazan, CEO, Magu Capital LLC
Capital Markets

Time: 2:55 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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Industrial is currently the darling of the four property sectors, with record pricing and hot e-commerce demand. This panel of industry insiders will share tips for how to develop and execute an investment strategy around e-commerce – acquiring last mile buildings, developing regional fulfillment centers, targeting tenants for specific opportunities – and where they see hidden opportunities and risks in the market. Compare and contrast the capital demand, risk profile and pricing for industrial versus other property types and hear how these experts see returns looking moving forward.


  • Chris Riley, Vice Chairman, CBRE


  • Gray Bouchillon, President, Chief Investment Officer, Evergreen Industrial Partners
  • Dayton Conklin, Director, Clarion Partners
  • David Levine, Principal, Blackstone Group
  • Scott Strauss, Executive Director, JP Morgan Asset Management
Inform Your Approach to Infill Markets

Time: 4:05 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.

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In urban centers where space is scarce and competition is fierce, infill development can help close the gap and provide space and facilitate services to the community. At this session, speakers will provide insights into how to compete in these infill markets, creative ways to add value to existing buildings, and lessons learned to help avoid common pitfalls associated with infill development and re-positioning. Gain understanding of how demand drivers affect design on these projects, and end with an understanding of the capital markets outlook on high density industrial development.


  • Jay Todisco, AIA, LEED AP, Executive Vice President, Ware Malcomb


  • Susan Bergdoll, SIOR, AIRE, IWIRE, Vice President, Leasing and Development, Duke Realty
  • Mark Hansen, Managing Director, Value Added Investments, Prologis
  • Jon Pharris, President, CapRock Partners, LLC
Networking Reception

Time: 5:05 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

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Close the day with a lively event where you’ll see new products and make valuable business connections.

Friday, June 9

Breakfast Keynote: Talking Value Propositions in Tech

Time: 7:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

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Before our program begins, we’ll honor the winner of the NAIOP Project of the Year: Industrial award, celebrating the best in industrial development or renovation. Then, bring your tough questions for this engaging panel of some of the best and brightest leaders in tech. Michael Beckerman, founder of the News Funnel, will interview a group of CTOs and tech-focused leaders from small, medium and large development firms to discuss what’s ahead for tech-enabled CRE. Questions we want answered: What are the top ten technologies to pilot? What business problems are you trying to solve with tech? What products will help you in a down market? We’ll also explore the value of asset management and shared warehousing tools, freight brokerage and more.


  • Michael Beckerman, CEO, The News Funnel


  • Chandra Dhandapani, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, CBRE
  • Brandon Garrett, AIA, Associate/Design Technology Leader, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini
  • Will O'Donnell, Managing Partner, Prologis Ventures
Networking Break

Time: 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

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Meet other industrial real estate leaders across diverse professions, sectors and geographic areas. Find a potential partner or identify a new lead.

How Amazon’s Footprint 2.0 Will Redefine Industrial Through 2025

Time: 9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

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Amazon has led the pack in compressing time between the “click” of an online order and the “knock” on the door for delivery. Their next step? Creating the next generation of local delivery infrastructure made up of receiving, sorting and delivery/pick up centers. This will require a revolution in industrial real estate activity within cities and neighborhoods, as facilities are repurposed or constructed to support 1-2 hour deliveries to customers in the market. Leave this session with critical takeaways on what this trend will mean to the industrial sector, what considerations are necessary as developers look for opportunities in redeveloping new logistics centers, and what companies are best positioned to offer a solution for this last mile fulfillment model.


  • Ben Conwell, Senior Managing Director, National Practice Leader eCommerce and Electronic Fulfillment, Specialty Practice Group, Americas, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Larry Kosmont, CRE, President and CEO, Kosmont Companies
Shark Tank: Pitching Port Partnerships

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

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Port executives, developers and tenants come together for this new spin on the I.CON “Shark Tank.” Port executives will pitch their ports to the “sharks” – in the form of developers and tenants (shippers, Beneficial Cargo Owners, etc.) – who will share their likes, dislikes, demands and (ultimately) decision to locate their prospective new facility in the port’s market area. This interactive format will provide an in-depth look at the value proposition for West Cost vs. East Coast routing, how retailers and tenants make distribution channel decisions, changes in the ocean carrier market and how ports can partner with developers to attract cargo and tenants.


  • Bill Mongelluzzo, Senior Editor, Journal of Commerce


  • Jon Gold, Vice President, Supply Chain and Customs Policy, National Retail Federation
  • Dr. Noel Hacegaba, Chief Commercial Officer and Managing Director of Commercial Operations, Port of Long Beach
  • Russ Held, Vice President of Economic Development, Port of Virginia
  • Shane Williams, Manager, Port of Houston
The Next Phase of the E-commerce Paradigm Shift

Time: 11:15 a.m. - noon

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E-commerce’s effect on industrial seems boundless. As we see traditional distribution center networks shift to e-commerce fulfillment centers, industrial building design and property utilization is also changing. The “old school” has graduated to the digital age with advent of advanced automation, material handling systems and robotics. At this session, experts will discuss the explosion in e-commerce sales volume, supply chain optimization, consumer expectations, future demographic trends and everything from last mile to reverse logistics.


  • James Camp, Senior Vice President and Regional Development Officer, The Rockefeller Group


  • Blake Bearden, Regional Director, Bastian Solutions
  • Gregory Healy, Executive Managing Director, Suppy Chain and Logistics, Colliers International
  • Chris Joyce, Director of Operations, DC SW, REI
Conference Concludes

Time: noon - noon

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Blake Bearden

Michael Beckerman

Susan Bergdoll, SIOR, AIRE, IWIRE

Graydon Bouchillon

John Condas

Dayton Conklin

Benjamin Conwell

Alexander Cvitan, Esq.

Greg Devereaux

Chandra Dhandapani

Brandon Garrett

Jonathan Gold

Noel Hacegaba

Mark Hansen

Gregory Healy

Russell Held

Rex S. Hime

Chris Joyce

Kyle Kazan

Walter Kemmsies

Larry Kosmont

David Levine

John Magness, SIOR, NAIOP, IEEP

Bill Mongelluzzo

William O'Donnell

Jon Pharris

Christopher Riley

Chris Shimoda

Curtis Spencer

Scott Strauss

Jay Todisco, AIA, LEED AP

Shane Williams



Filter Attendees By:

Name Company Title Chapter
Adams, Hack Westcore Properties Senior Vice President of Leasing San Diego Chapter, NAIOP
Airhart, Jodi Principal Real Estate Investors Manager - CRE Research Chicago Chapter, NAIOP
Allen, Lange USAA Real Estate Company Executive Director - U.S. Industrial/Logistics Development Member At Large, NAIOP
Amundson, Michael Integra Realty Resources- Minneapolis/St. Paul Senior Managing Director Minnesota Chapter, NAIOP
Apel, Kevin Prologis SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Armbruster, Doug IDI Gazeley Senior Vice President & Regional Director Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Chapter, NAIOP
Arnett, Taylor CapRock Partners Acquisitions Manager SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Arrobio, Geoffrey Walker & Dunlop SVP SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Austin, Damon Prologis Senior Vice President, SW Region SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Badiee, Ben Badiee Development Inc. President & CEO San Diego Chapter, NAIOP
Bastien, Laurence PSP Investments Director, Real Estate Investment Member At Large, NAIOP
Bearden, Blake Bastian Solutions Regional Director
Belsick, Jody Kimley-Horn Practice Builder Southern Nevada Chapter, NAIOP
Berg, Marc Rockefeller Group Staff SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Bracco, Matt JLL Managing Director San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, NAIOP
Britton, Ian Voit Real Estate Services Executive Vice President SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Broome, David Colony Financial, Inc. Director - Acquisitions North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Buck, David USAA Real Estate Company Executive Managing Director Member At Large, NAIOP
Burkhalter, Kevin Walker & Dunlop Senior Vice President SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Cadena, John Miner Houston Vice President Houston Chapter, NAIOP
Callaway, Steven Prologis Senior Vice President, Director Customer Development
Ceva, Doug Prologis VP Global Customer Solutions New Jersey Chapter, NAIOP
Chubb, Mark Colliers International Senior Vice President | Principal Greater Philadelphia Chapter, NAIOP
Cierebiej, Mary Team NEO Director, Business Attraction Northern Ohio Chapter, NAIOP
Conklin, Dayton Clarion Partners Director, Transactions North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Cooper, Steve Colliers International Senior Managing Director Greater Philadelphia Chapter, NAIOP
Dedekind, Brendon Prologis VP Market Officer Central Florida Chapter, NAIOP
Devereaux, Greg Worthington Partners Managing Partner
Discipio, Ken Tavistock Development Company Central Florida Chapter, NAIOP
Dunbar, Reid Prologis Senior Vice President North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Exeter, Cathy Douglas Allred Company Staff Arizona Chapter, NAIOP
Feeney, Patrick CBRE Senior Vice President Arizona Chapter, NAIOP
Finnigan, Joseph Morgan Stanley Executive Director San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, NAIOP
Foster, Erik Avison Young Principal Chicago Chapter, NAIOP
Fraker, Jack CBRE Vice Chairman / Managing Director North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Frankel, Eric Green Street Advisors Equity Research Analyst SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Fullmer, Robert Fullmer Construction President Inland Empire Chapter, NAIOP
Garrett, Brandon Dekker/Perich/Sabatini Ltd. Architect/Design Technology Leader
Goldstein, Michael Colliers International Executive Managing Director San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, NAIOP
Grossbard, Guy BlueScope Properties Group VP Finance and Commercial Member At Large, NAIOP
Gude, Robert NorthPoint Development Vice President Member At Large, NAIOP
Harmsen, Larry Prologis Chief Operating Officer, The Americas Colorado Chapter, NAIOP
Harry, Jennifer Kimley-Horn Vice President Inland Empire Chapter, NAIOP
Hasapes, Nick ARCO Design/Build Northeast Inc. Director of Operations Greater Philadelphia Chapter, NAIOP
Held, Russell Virginia Port Authority Vice President of Business Development Member At Large, NAIOP
Henriksen, Johan NorthPoint Development Vice President, Development Member At Large, NAIOP
Heu, Geoff GWL Realty Advisors, Inc. Senior Director of Development, BC Region Vancouver Chapter, NAIOP
Hicks, Carmon JLL Vice President Colorado Chapter, NAIOP
Hoeck, Michael Kidder Mathews Senior Vice President, Managing Partner Northern Nevada Chapter, NAIOP
Holder, Chris Colliers International San Diego Chapter, NAIOP
Isola, Robert Cite Partners Director, Principal Central Florida Chapter, NAIOP
Jackson, Robert Rockefeller Group Executive Vice President Investment & Adisory Services New York City Chapter, NAIOP
Jones, Tyler Rockefeller Group Development Manager Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Kennedy, Rusty CBRE Vice President Arizona Chapter, NAIOP
Kenney, Darren Prologis Vice President, Investment Officer San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, NAIOP
Kieffer, Steve Big-D Construction Project Development Director Utah Chapter, NAIOP
Kolpa, Rick Prologis Vice President/Market Officer Washington State Chapter, NAIOP
Korengold, Jason Turner Real Estate Investments Director of Acquisitions SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Kosmont, Larry Kosmont Companies President and CEO
Kossar, Robert JLL Executive Managing Director New Jersey Chapter, NAIOP
Lin, Janice CPP Investment Board Director, Real Estate Investments Greater Toronto Chapter, NAIOP
Lochhead, Tony Colliers International Associate Inland Empire Chapter, NAIOP
Loots, Scott Altus Group US Inc. Director San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, NAIOP
Luke, Jody The Korte Company Business Development Director Charlotte Chapter, NAIOP
Madani, Radwan Ware Malcomb Principal SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Mahoney, Brian Rockefeller Group New York City Chapter, NAIOP
Marchiorlatti, Jon Shea Properties Industrial Development Con | Leasing & Acquisitions SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Matthews, Ross Prologis Senior Vice President - Market Officer Houston Chapter, NAIOP
McCadden, Rafael Colliers International Director, Industrial & Logistics Member At Large, NAIOP
McDowell, John Cite Partners Managing Director, Principal Central Florida Chapter, NAIOP
McKenna, Kevin Colliers International Executive Vice President Inland Empire Chapter, NAIOP
Meyer, Keith NAI Maestas and Ward Director New Mexico Chapter, NAIOP
Miller, Kris Ackerman & Co. President Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Moss, Andrew Forsgate Industrial Partners Director of Leasing & Acquisitions New Jersey Chapter, NAIOP
Myers, Tom Ware Malcomb Principal, Commercial Architecture SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Peterson, Ben Prologis SVP Global Customer Solutions San Francisco Bay Area Chapter, NAIOP
Poulin, Daniel Sealy & Company, LLC Senior Regional Director Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Quarton, Robert Walker & Dunlop SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Riley, Christopher CBRE Vice Chairman Investment Properties Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Rosenberg, Jack Colliers International National Director Logistics and Transportation Group Chicago Chapter, NAIOP
Roy-Décary, Julien   Staff
Russ, Dan Brinkmann Constructors Director of Business Development Colorado Chapter, NAIOP
Sajjadi, Michael Rockefeller Group Director of Construction Western Region SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Schafenacker, Steve Shea Properties Senior Vice President SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Schlehuber, Patrick Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. Sr. Vice President, Acquisitions SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Segreto, Paul USAA Real Estate Company Senior Director, Industrial Asset Management Member At Large, NAIOP
Singer, Cory FCL Builders Director of Business Development North Texas Chapter, NAIOP
Snyder, Kim Prologis President, Southwest Region SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Soni, Jay Xebec Sr. VP Acquisitions SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Spring, Jake Xebec Sr. Acquisitions Analyst SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Stalvey, Jackie Pattillo Industrial Real Estate Asset Manager Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Stauff, Clyde Colliers International Senior Vice President, Orange County SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Steigerwald, Robert ARCO Design/Build Northeast Inc. Regional Manager Greater Philadelphia Chapter, NAIOP
Stephens, Scott Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. SoCal Chapter, NAIOP
Stevens, Mark Kidder Mathews Senior Vice President Arizona Chapter, NAIOP
Steyaert, Xavier Ackerman & Co. Staff Georgia Chapter, NAIOP
Stitchberry, Brad Prologis VP - Leasing Officer South Florida Chapter, NAIOP
Strauss, Scott JP Morgan Asset Management Executive Director
Suazo, Lauren Westcore Properties Director of Leasing San Diego Chapter, NAIOP
Sullivan, Matt Cite Partners Central Florida Chapter, NAIOP


Thanks to the I.CON '17: Trends and Forecasts Planning Committee:

Rob Antrobius, Committee Chair
Senior Vice President, Market Officer - Los Angeles

Aaron Ahlburn
Managing Director, Industrial Research

Taylor Arnett
Acquisitions Manager
CapRock Partners

James Breeze
National Director of Industrial Research USA

John Condas
Allen Matkins

Ben Conwell
Senior Managing Director, Practice Leader
Cushman & Wakefield

Mike Del Santo
Senior Vice President
Alere Property Group

David Greek
Development and Acquisitions
F. Greek Development

Michael Johnson
Vice President, Acquisitions
LBA Realty

Brett Mascaro
Manager, Port Projects
Port of Long Beach 

Tom Myers
Principal, Commercial Architecture
Ware Malcomb

Chris Riley
Vice Chairman Investment Properties

Steve Schellenberg
Vice President, Business Development
IMS Worldwide

NAIOP SoCal Chapter           NAIOP Inland Empire Chapter


Registration Fees

Register online

Early Bird Deadline: May 4, 2017

Member Type Early Standard
Member $525 $575
SIOR Member $525 $575
Nonmember  $675  $750

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Registration Form 

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Cancellations of full conference registrants received after May 16, 2017, will be charged a fee of $100 per attendee. You may send a substitute in your place without a penalty. Nonmembers substituting for a member will pay the fee difference. Cancellations received after May 31, 2017, will forfeit the registration fee. No refunds will be made for no-shows. Special events (tours) are nonrefundable. Cancellation notices should be sent to or faxed to 703-904-7003.


Hotel and Travel Information

Westin Long Beach
333 East Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802
562-436-3000 or 888-627-8403

Hotel Reservations

Book the Westin Long Beach for I.CON Trends and Forecasts 2017.

  • The Westin Long Beach is offering a discounted rate of $229 single/double, exclusive of taxes. The discounted rate will be offered until Tuesday, May 16, 2017, or until the room block has been filled, whichever occurs first.
  • To book a room at the Westin Long Beach, use NAIOP’s direct booking website or call the hotel directly at 562-436-3000 or 888-627-8403. Ask for the special NAIOP rate of $229.
  • A deposit equal to one night’s stay is required to hold each individual’s reservation. All deposits for individual room reservations are fully refundable if a room is cancelled two working days prior to arrival date and a cancellation number is obtained. Name changes to room reservations may be made up to one day prior to arrival at no charge, if there is no change to the arrival and departure dates.

Transportation Services

Taxi Service

  • A taxi ride from Long Beach Airport (LGB) to the Westin Long Beach is approximately $25 exclusive of tax and gratuity and takes about 15 minutes.
  • A taxi ride from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to the Westin Long Beach is approximately $55 exclusive of tax and gratuity and takes about 25 minutes.
  • A taxi ride from John Wayne Airport (SNA) to the Westin Long Beach is approximately $75 exclusive of tax and gratuity and takes about 30 minutes.


Self and valet parking is available at the hotel. Rates range between $24-26 per day and are subject to change.

Weather and What to Pack

Average June temperatures in Long Beach range from an average high of 77 degrees to a low of 61 degrees.

Visit the Westin Long Beach website for information on the local area, driving directions and local attractions.



NAIOP sponsorship plans provide you with a unique opportunity to build your brand and influence key power players in commercial real estate.

Download the sponsorship flier 

Who Attends I.CON?

See the Why Attend tab for demographic information on the 600+ industrial power players from across North America who attend I.CON: Trends and Forecasts.

Who Sponsors I.CON?

See the Sponsors tab the top industrial companies who will be represented at I.CON ‘17: Trends and Forecasts, and view the sponsor list from 2016.

Sponsor Testimonials

Brett Mascaro

“The Port of Long Beach was proud to host the 2015 I.CON conference in Long Beach. Having thousands of attendees engaged in exciting site visits, excellent conference content, and highly enjoyable networking events all within the City of Long Beach made the Port's sponsorship of the event a highly impactful venture. We are looking forward to I.CON's 2017 return to Long Beach, where we hope to improve on an already exceptional experience.”

- Brett Mascaro, Business Development Manager, Trade Division, Port of Long Beach

Patricia Perman

“The various events, networking and educational opportunities that NAIOP provides consistently reach above and beyond our expectations. There are very few organizations outside of NAIOP that allow the level of access to top leaders in commercial real estate. This creates an outstanding impact on our business and is something we consistently see the benefits of.”

- Patricia Perman, VP of Marketing, Industrial & Logistics, JLL

Brittany Sanders

“Gramercy Property Trust has tremendously benefited from its partnership with NAIOP. We value NAIOP events such as I.CON because they provide the opportunity for us to develop and maintain relationships and serve as a forum where we can educate others about our capabilities. We look forward to attending and sponsoring future NAIOP events.”

- Brittany Sanders, Vice President, Gramercy Property Trust

Sponsor Investment

Level # of Registrations Included Benefits Tabletop Exhibit Investment
Premier Ten All Platinum Level Benefits plus one exclusive sponsorship item. Yes $16,000
Platinum Four All Gold Level Benefits plus a full-page ad in conference program and reception co-sponsorship. Yes $13,000
Gold Three All Silver Level Benefits plus logo recognition in education sessions Yes $7,000
Silver Two Signage throughout conference Yes $6,000
Supporting Two Limited logo recognition and shared materials table Yes $2,195

Request a full sponsorship prospectus and learn what sponsorship opportunities are currently available by contacting Christopher Ware via email or call 703-904-7100, ext. 127.

Why Attend

Why Attend

Gain industry insights and expand your network with 600+ industrial power players from across North America at I.CON ’17: Trends and Forecasts.

In a survey of I.CON attendees, 98% responded that they had made new or strengthened existing relationships and 40% either made or started a deal.

Who Attends I.CON: Trends and Forecasts?

  • Owners/developers/investors/asset managers – 46%
  • Brokers – 28%
  • Economic development agencies/port authorities/accountants/consultants/financiers – 15%
  • Architects/engineers/contractors/related fields – 11%

Past attendees agree – I.CON is worth your time and investment.

“The only real estate event where in 24 hours I can do a year’s worth of networking!”
- Andrew Moss, Director, Forsgate Industrial

“This was my third I.CON conference and the bar has been raised on each that I have attended. I was really impressed with the format and substance. Great subject matter and quality speakers assure that we will take away something previously unknown as well as a fantastic networking environment.”
- Patrick Feeney, senior vice president, CBRE

“Having attended the past three I.CON events, I have met so many great industry contacts and have learned so much. It is the one event I really try to make every year.”
- John Petrino, Director, Business Development, Georgia Ports Authority

“The NAIOP I.CON continually exceeds my expectations on becoming educated on the trends in industrial real estate. I work in economic development and need to know these trends when working with our county government and private sector in planning and development of future industrial sites and structuring useful incentives for targeted industries when they are deciding whether to locate to Pasco County, Florida.”
- Tom Ryan, Economic Development Manager, Pasco County EDC

“A must-attend conference for the industrial real estate professional, owner or developer.”
- Ralph Heins, president, Primera Companies, Inc.

View highlights from I.CON: Trends and Forecasts 2016:

Colliers International