Appraisal Institute Seeks Presentation Proposals for 2018 Annual Conference


CHICAGO (Nov. 17, 2017) – (RealEstateRama) — The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, is accepting proposals by Dec. 1 ­– just two weeks away –for presentations at the organization’s 2018 Annual Conference, July 30-Aug. 1, at the JW Marriott in Nashville, Tennessee.

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The conference theme is “Setting the Stage for Success” and attendees of previous AI Annual Conferences said they were particularly interested in these topics:

  • Business best practices
  • New technology and resources
  • Sustainability in real estate
  • Capital markets issues
  • Market analysis
  • International valuation
  • Property rights issues
  • Litigation support
  • Residential issues and practices.

“The Appraisal Institute takes great pride in offering Annual Conference attendees a top-notch experience, and the on-site presentations are a big part of that effort,” said Appraisal Institute President & Acting CEO Jim Amorin, MAI, SRA, AI-GRS.

Learn more about submitting a presentation.

Annual Conference attendees will experience informative speakers, first-rate educational sessions, exhibits of cutting-edge valuation products and services, opportunities to network with peers from the U.S. and abroad, an awards ceremony and off-site events and other chances to explore Nashville.

Learn more about the Appraisal Institute Annual Conference, and get the latest updates on Twitter via #AIConf18.

The Appraisal Institute has hosted the AI Annual Conference in Las Vegas; San Diego; Indianapolis; Austin, Texas; Dallas; and Charlotte, North Carolina, each year drawing about 500 attendees, nearly three dozen sponsors and exhibitors, and featuring renowned speakers discussing the most critical issues in real estate valuation.

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The Appraisal Institute is a global professional association of real estate appraisers, with nearly 19,000 professionals in almost 60 countries throughout the world. Its mission is to advance professionalism and ethics, global standards, methodologies, and practices through the professional development of property economics worldwide. Organized in 1932, the Appraisal Institute advocates equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in the appraisal profession and conducts its activities in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Individuals of the Appraisal Institute benefit from an array of professional education and advocacy programs, and may hold the prestigious MAI, SRPA, SRA, AI-GRS and AI-RRS designations. Learn more at

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