Would you like to increase your visibility in the industry and promote your brand?  If you do then we have a number of sponsorship opportunities available throughout the year.

Click on the titles below to view full information on the packages as well as costs.
 

Current Open Sponsorship Opportunities: 

2. Sponsorship package for 'Social Impact Investing' event - 2nd June 2020

An excellent opportunity to be sole sponsor of the last event in this series of three on Social Impact Investing, held in association with the Investment Property Forum (IPF).

This event will be focused on Social Impact Investing (SII) for real estate funds from the fund manager’s view point.

The previous two events in this series have been extremely popular, all places for the event in November 2019 where filled in the first 48 hours, with a long waiting list. This event will be hosted by M&G Investments in their auditorium and is also expected to reach capacity.

The event will be filmed and made available to members on the AREF website after the event. A short promotional video of this event will also be used across all AREF social media platforms.

Sole sponsor - £7,500 +VAT

What's included in the package?

  • AREF will display your company name/logo on event invites and all ongoing promotional material and correspondence for this event (including email campaigns and invites, on our website and in our newsletters).
  • IPF will display you company name and logo on the marketing for the event on their website.
  • AREF will mention and tag your company in all tweets and posts on Twitter and LinkedIn about the event (pre, during and post event).
  • AREF will mention your company name/logo in all post-event marketing.
  • Your company name/logo will be on both the ‘Teaser’ & ‘Full’ post-event videos.  Both of these are emailed to the whole of the AREF and IPF memberships after the event and are also available to members as a future download.  The Teaser will be posted on AREF’s social media channels (an example of a teaser video can be found here).
  • Your company logo will be included on the slides at the event.
  • Opportunity to speak/give a short welcome at the event.*
  • Opportunity to display a pop-up stand at the event.*
  • Opportunity to give out company literature and giveaways at the event.*
  • Up to 5 free places for your non-AREF member clients to attend the event (valued at £79+VAT per person).

 

* To be discussed/agreed with AREF before the event.

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact Clare on cwhyte@aref.org.uk

 

Pipeline of of other sponsorship opportunities coming up in 2020:

  • Mid-2020 - Research paper: 'Capital Trends & Investor Makeup' (Past, Present & Future)

 

 

Promotional video from previous event:

Previous sponsorship opportunities:

FutureGen 'Back to Basics' Educational Series for 2020 - Sponsored by Carey Olsen

We are delighted to annouce that Carey Olsen are sole sponsor for this series, hosted at Cass Business School. The series of three events are aimed at future generation members of staff at AREF member and investor firms, and will cover a more in depth look at Investment Management, Acquisitions and Transactions & Valuations.  The events will be held on the following dates as breakfast seminars:

Event 1: 25 June 2020

Event 2: 23 July 2020

Event 3: 20 August 2020

What's in the package?

  • Your company name/logo will be included on all ongoing promotional material and correspondence for the series (including email campaigns, on our website and in our monthly newsletters)
  • Acting in good faith, we will mention and tag your company in all tweets and posts on Twitter and LinkedIn about the events.
  • Your logo will be included on all slides at each event.
  • Your company name/logo will be on all post-event marketing for each event.
  • Your company name/logo will be on both the ‘Teaser’ & ‘Full’ post-event videos (two videos per event).  These are emailed to the whole of the AREF membership after the event and are also available to members as a future download.  The Teasers will be posted on our social media channels (an example of a teaser video can be found here).
  • An opportunity to do a welcome or speak at the events.*
  • An opportunity to display a pop-up stand at the events.*
  • An opportunity to give out company literature and giveaways at the events.*
  • 5 free places for your non-AREF member FutureGen clients to attend the events (valued at £25+VAT per person).

* To be discussed/agreed with AREF before the events.

Webinar: 'Is Residential becoming Mainstream?' - Sponsored by PATRIZIA AG

We are delighted to announce that PATRIZIA AG are the sole sponsor of the inaugural AREF webinar on investment in the Residential Sector - on 28 January 2020.

As part of AREF’s strategic initiative to become a hub for institutional investment in the Residential sector, we are hosting an interactive webinar titled ‘Is Residential Becoming Mainstream?’

The webinar panel will discuss the development of residential as a mainstream property sector, exploring how and why different investors approach residential, in the UK and overseas. Moderated by Ian Mason of AEW, the panel will feature Jennifer Murray from Homes England, the public body that funds new affordable housing in England, Douglas Crawshaw of Willis Towers Watson and Ed Crocket of Aberdeen Standard Investments.  We are also hoping to have a residential specialist from the US join the panel.

The event will be broadcast on 28 January 2020 and made public on the AREF website after the event. Soundbites from the webinar may also be used across all AREF social media platforms.

What's in the package?

  • AREF will display your company name/logo on all ongoing promotional material and correspondence for this webinar (including email campaigns, on our website and in our newsletters).
  • AREF will mention and tag your company in all tweets and posts on Twitter and LinkedIn about the webinar (pre, during and post event).
  • AREF will mention your company name/logo in any post-event marketing.
  • Your company name/logo will be on the post-event recording - emailed to the whole of the AREF membership and posted onto the AREF website and social media channels.
  • Your company logo will be included on the slides for the webinar.
  • Opportunity to provide a quote to be used on the promotional materials*

We are happy to discuss other alternatives.  If you are interested in sponsoring this or any other event, please contact Clare: cwhyte@aref.org.uk

* To be agreed with AREF in advance

AREF & IPF Event 'Social Impact Investing' - Sponsored by Octopus Real Estate

We are delighted to announce that Octopus Real Estate are the sole sponsor for the AREF & IPF Event on Social Impact Investing - Real Estate Sector on 14 November 2019.

An excellent opportunity to be sole sponsor of the extremely popular Social Impact Investing event on 14th November, held in association with the Investment Property Forum (IPF). This will be held at BlackRock’s London offices in Throgmorton Avenue.

This event is focused on Social Impact Investing (SII) from the investor’s view point. Our panel members are representatives from leading UK investors and consultants in the SII real estate sector. They will share their experiences of defining and measuring social impact, overcoming risks associated with SIIs and their approach to manager selection.

The event will be filmed and made available to members on the AREF website after the event. A short promotional video of this event will also be used across all AREF social medial platforms.

This event has a capacity of 180 people and all places were filled in the first 48 hours. We are now accepting people onto the waiting list only. Please click here for more information on the event. 

What's included in the package?

  • Both AREF and IPF will display your company name/logo on all ongoing promotional material and correspondence for this event (including email campaigns/flyers, on both websites and in any newsletters)
  • Both AREF and IPF will mention and tag your company in all tweets and posts on Twitter and LinkedIn about the event (pre, during and post event).
  • Both AREF and IPF will mention your company name/logo in any post-event marketing.
  • Your company name/ logo will be on the two post-event videos (a short teaser and the full video) – emailed to the whole of the AREF membership and posted onto the AREF and IPF website and social media channels.
  • Your company logo will be included on the slides at the event.
  • Opportunity to give a short welcome/ speak at the event
  • Opportunity to display a pop-up stands at the event.*
  • Opportunity to give out company literature and giveaways at the event.*
  • Up to 5 free places for your non-AREF member clients to attend the event (valued at £79+VAT per person).

* To be discussed/agreed with AREF before the event.

AREF FORT Series: PropTech Evolution - Sponsored by CITCO Ltd.

We are delighted to announce that CITCO Ltd. are the sole sponsor for the AREF FORT Series: PropTech Evolution event 2019.

This is a unique opportunity to sponsor the next AREF FORT Series Event - The 'PropTech Evolution', which will be held in M&G's auditorium at their brand new office on Fenchurch Street - the event will also be live streamed to AREF members in both Jersey and Edinburgh.

The event will include pre and post seminar sessions where a host of PropTech providers will be exhibiting and demonstrating their software and services.  

Given the line-up of speakers and subject matter we anticipate this being a highly popular event.

What's included in the package?

  • We will display your company name/logo on all ongoing promotional material and correspondence for this event (including the event flyer, in email campaigns, on our website and in our monthly newsletter)
  • We will mention and tag your company in all tweets and posts on Twitter and LinkedIn about the event (pre, during and post event).
  • We will mention your company name/logo in the post-event marketing campaign.
  • Opportunity to display a pop-up stands at the event/s.*
  • Opportunity to give out company literature and giveaways at the London event.*
  • Up to 5 free places for your non-AREF member clients to attend the event (valued at £79+VAT per person).

* To be discussed/agreed with AREF before the event.

AREF Member Summer Drinks Reception - Sponsored by Kames Capital

We are delighted to announce that Kames Capital are the sole sponsor for the AREF Members Summer Drinks Reception 2019.

This is an opportunity to sponsor AREF's Annual Members Summer Drinks Reception 2019, which this year, will be held in the beautiful bar, The Listing, just a minute from Cannon Street station.  AREF have exclusive use of this light and airy modern venue for the evening and it will include a champagne reception, a cocktail mixologist and canapes/bowl food. 

As well as displaying your company logo on all promotional material leading up to the event, there is a chance for you to brand the separate cocktail mixologist standalone bar (as pictured below).  There will also be a screen showing a revolving presentation throughout the evening and you have the opportunity to add an advert/slide to the presentation as well as the opportunity to give out company literature and giveaways at the event.

The event is by invitation only - all AREF members including Full, Affiliate and Associate will be invited, and this includes our FutureGen Network (a list of 500 next generation real estate professionals), as well as investors.

What's included in the package?

  • We will display your company name/logo on all ongoing promotional material and correspondence for this event (including the electronic event invitation/flyer, in email campaigns, on our website and in our monthly newsletter)
  • We will mention and tag your company in all tweets and posts on Twitter and LinkedIn about the event.
  • Opportunity to brand the cocktail mixologist standalone bar (as per picture below)*
  • We will mention your company name/logo in the post-event marketing.
  • Opportunity to give a short welcome at the event.
  • Opportunity to display pop-up stands etc at the event*
  • Opportunity to give out company literature and giveaways at the event*
  • Your own slide/advert/logo included in the revolving presentation, shown on the screen throughout the evening.

* To be discussed/agreed with AREF before the event.

AREF Annual Dinner & Awards 2019 & 2020 - Sponsored by Aztec Financial Services

We are delighted to announce that Aztec Financial Services are the confirmed sponsor for the AREF Annual Dinner Awards for both 2019 and 2020.

This package includes:

  • Acknowledgment and logo on all promotional campaigns leading up to the dinner (including: on member emails, on the AREF website, on Twitter and on our LinkedIn pages). 
  • Sponsor's logo on:  on The front page of the printed ticket on The front page of the printed and electronic dinner Programme on All slides throughout the Chairman's speech. 
  • Double page colour advert in the Dinner Programme.
  • Branded Champagne Reception & Beer Bar with prominent position* (all branding to be supplied by sponsor),
  • Branded table gift* to go on all tables in the main Ballroom (all gifts to be supplied by sponsor).
  • 15 x complimentary tickets with premium table location (drinks not included).
  • Free hosted bar with premium location (drinks not included).
  • Your own company slide in the rolling presentation - shown on screens throughout the evening. 

*to be agreed with AREF ahead of event

FutureGen Network 'Back to Basics' Fund Life Cycle Series 2019 - Sponsored by Carey Olsen

We are delighted to announce that Carey Olsen have have been announced as sole sponsor for the entire Fund Life Cycle Training Series 2019.

The Series, aimed at future generation members of staff at AREF member and investor firms, will cover:

Event 1: Intro to Funds (confirmed: Thurs 28th Feb 2019, 8.30am - 10.00am @ CASS Business School)
Event 2: Intro to Fund Structures & Tax - June/Jul 2019
Event 3: Intro to Launching a Fund & Deployment - Aug/Sep 2019

What's included in the package?

  • We will display your company name/logo on all ongoing promotional material and correspondence for the event/s (including event flyer/s, in email campaigns, on our website and in our monthly newsletters)
  • We will mention and tag your company in all tweets and posts on Twitter and LinkedIn about the event/s.
  • We will mention your company name/logo in all post-event marketing.
  • Your company name/logo will be on the two post-event videos (a short teaser and the full video) - emailed to the whole of the AREF membership and posted onto our website and social media channels.
  • Your company logo will be included on the slides at the event.
  • Opportunity to speak at the event/s.
  • Opportunity to display a pop-up stand at the event/s.
  • Opportunity to give out company literature and giveaways at the event/s.
  • Up to 5 free places for your non-AREF member FutureGen clients to attend the event/s (valued at £25+VAT per person).

AREF topical event 'The Wellness Trend' - Sponsored by Vistra

We are delighted to announce Vistra is the sole sponsor for 'The Wellness Trend' event on 1 May. 

This is an excellent opportunity to sponsor the first event the AREF Education and Training Committee have held in collaboration with the AREF FutureGen Committee.  Hosted by Schroders in their new HQ buiding, the event will include a key note speaker and a panel discussion on how the Wellness trend is influencing the real estate strategies of occupiers and landlords alike. 

What's included in the package?

  • We will display your company name/logo on all ongoing promotional material and correspondence for this event (including the event flyer, in email campaigns, on our website and in our monthly newsletter)
  • We will mention and tag your company in all tweets and posts on Twitter and LinkedIn about the event.
  • Your logo will be clearly marked on the post-event video and any promo videos, to be posted on our website, after the event.
  • We will mention your company name/logo in the post-event marketing campaign.
  • Opportunity to give a short welcome at the event.
  • Opportunity to display a pop-up stand at the event.
  • Opportunity to give out company literature and giveaways at the event (to be agreed with AREF beforehand).
  • Up to 5 free places for your non-AREF member clients to attend the event (valued at £79+VAT per person).

We are expecting a great turn-out to this event.  The whole of the AREF membership database will be invited, including: Full fund members; affiliate members; associate members (including our AREF FutureGen Network - a network of 500 next generation real estate professionals); and investors in real estate funds.

AREF F-O-R-T Series - Fund Structures - Sponsored by Citco

We are delighted to announce that Citco are the exclusive sponsor for our second in a new and ongoing series of events called FORT, based on topical issues around Funds, Operations, Regulation and Tax.

This event launches our detailed study of real estate fund structures. Through numerous interviews with leading stakeholders in the industry, it will detail all structures available and discuss the key issues and trends affecting them both now and the potential for the near future. A brief presentation will be followed by an interactive panel discussion.

 

What's included in the package?

  • An opportunity to provide an interviewee for the Paper and afford them prominence via a pull quote, capturing your firm’s perspective on this topic.
  • An opportunity to provide a panellist from your firm, at the launch event on 7th February at CASS Business School.
  • An opportunity to provide a full colour advert in the Paper.
  • Your company name and logo on the front and reverse cover of the professionally printed Paper - these will be handed out to AREF members at the event on 7th February.
  • Your company name and logo on the electronic version of the Paper - to be published: on our website; in our February Newsletter; as well as published on our social media channels.
  • We will mention and tag your company in all tweets and posts about the Paper pre and post-event on Twitter and LinkedIn.