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Review the Exhibitor Deadline Checklist ASAP
Early Bird Pricing Ends for Lead Retrieval  April 23
For Exhibitors with Room Blocks - Last day to cancel rooms without penalty  April 30
Update Print Profile for the 2019 Directory and Show Guide May 3
Advance Pricing Ends for Lead Retrieval  May 9
Deadline to book Hotel rooms in the BOMA block May 31
Submit Certificate of Liability to sales@rainprotection.net - REQUIRED June 6
Advance Pricing Ends for Audio-Visual Orders June 6
Internet/Telephone Order Due to Convention Center June 7
Air/Water/Gas Order Due to Convention Center June 7
Catering Order Due to Utah Foods June 7
Electrical Order Due to Modern Electric June 7
Discount Deadline for Brede Services (booth furnishings,labor,etc.)  June 7
Submissions Due for the Pre-Show Promotion category of the Excellence in Exhibiting awards  June 7
Register all Booth Personnel June 14
Deadline for Advance shipments to arrive at the Brede Warehouse June 14
Direct Shipments may start arriving at the Salt Palace Convention Center June 21

Laura Craft

Head of Global Sustainability
Heitman

Profile

Laura is the Head of Global Sustainability at Heitman, a real estate investment manager with ~$42 billion in private equity, debt and securities investments across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. She leads the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) platform across business lines and regions and establishes systematic approaches to embed ESG into investment decision-making and management of investments. Heitman invests today with a focus on tomorrow; seeking to improve the world in which we live and work, while delivering the investment outcomes our investors require. Integrating ESG considerations provides opportunities to create value, reduce risk and enhance investment returns.

Recently, partnered with Urban Land Institute (ULI) to lead and publish Climate Risk and Real Estate Investment Decision-Making, which explores current methods for assessing and mitigating climate risk in real estate. The report is based on insights from more than 25 investors and investment managers in Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific, as well as existing research. Heitman’s approach to evaluating real estate climate risk is highlighted within the report’s case studies.

Currently, Laura is the co-chair of Pension Real Estate Association (PREA) Innovation Affinity Group and is a member of ULI Greenprint Center for Buildings Performance’s Performance Committee. She is a graduate of Urban Land Institute’s Center for Leadership. She is a LEED Accredited Professional and has overseen over 100 LEED certifications, IREM certifications, Energy Star Label ratings, and Green Globes designations. Laura’s past industry involvement has included advising ULI Greenprint Center, the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), and the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) on their reporting frameworks and environmental data platforms.


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