London-based Future PropTech (www.futureproptech.co.uk), the real estate technology event business, has been acquired by CREtech (www.cretech.com) as part of its global expansion strategy and commitment to building the largest international PropTech community.
In a statement CRETech announced that the combined company will 'drive innovation to the real estate industry by becoming the largest global real estate tech conference and research company.'
Founded by Gary Chimwa in 2015, Future PropTech has doubled in size every year since its inception and has grown to become the leading and most well-attended PropTech event in Europe.
“Acquiring Future PropTech represents the beginning of our company’s global expansion strategy and there is no better place for us to start than in Europe,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech.
“I have been an admirer and supporter of Gary’s since the formation of his company. The quality of the FUTURE PropTech brand, their terrific team and extraordinary conferences are unparalleled in Europe. It is a great honour to welcome FUTURE PropTech to the CREtech family and to continue to build the pre-eminent global real estate tech conference and research brand,” he added.
Gary Chimwa said, “This is a significant milestone for our young company and it will provide us with the resources to expand internationally at a much faster rate. Our combined company will allow us to offer our sponsors, exhibitors and delegates a truly global platform. I have always been very impressed by the high quality of speakers and delegates that attend the CREtech events. So I look forward to working closely with the CREtech team as we continue to build a world-class events and research company.”
Upcoming 2020 events from the combined CREtech and FUTURE PropTech platform will include:
- CREtech Spring, Austin - April 22nd & 23rd
- FUTURE PropTech - London - May 13th & 14th
- CREtech Trailblazers, Napa Valley - June
- CREtech Fall, New York - October
The London FUTURE PropTech event will be held at a new venue; Magazine London, located on the Greenwich Peninsula in the south-east of the capital.