AREF brings together stakeholders from across the real estate investment spectrum to discuss and debate topical issues, to learn and to network. We seek to bring the industry together to help influence its evolution, for the benefit of both the practitioners working in the industry and the investors in the funds.

Events Calendar

View our Events Calendar for all information, including details to book, on both our upcoming and past events.

Event costs

Our events are FREE and open to all AREF Fund, Affiliate, Associate & Investor Members, including the FutureGen Network, as well as Non-Executive/Independent Directors of fund boards and oversight committees at AREF member and investor firms.

Non-members - Some of our events are open to trial/non-members for a fee of £79+VAT for face-to-face events and £49+VAT for virtual events (FutureGen £25+VAT), T&C's apply.*

Booking onto events

Find an event by viewing our Events Calendar, instructions to book can be found on the individual pages. 


Please remember to add the date to your calendar once you are booked on.  Often our events are over-subscribed with a waiting list, we therefore ask you politely to advise us if you can no longer attend, so we can release your space to another member.

There is no limit to the number of events you attend.


AREF is not an accrediting body for CPD, however, we can collect details of AREF events you have attended for your records.  Please email us at


AREF rely on the generosity of our members who regularly host events for us.  If your firm has hosting facilities and would be happy to help host an event then please contact Clare on


See our sponsorship page for our current sponsorship opportunities.

For any qureies relating to our events, please contact us.


* All fees are payable in advance of the event. Guests may be refused admission if payment is not received prior to the event. If a cancellation notice is received within 30 days of the event (except for the Annual Dinner, for which the period is 90 days). Registration cannot be transferred to other events, however substitute attendee names can be provided. AREF reserves the right to change the programme without prior notification. By paying for this event, you consent to AREF sharing any of your data (including personal data) to any event sponsor and, if relevant, to any entity (other than AREF) that may be involved in the organisation of the event.’