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Chicago, IL — Laura Schwartz was the Keynote Speaker for the CBRE’s 2019 “Power of WE” Conference and Women’s Networking Forum October 1-4 in Chicago. The theme was “We Build Better Together,” recognizing the powerful impact of women in the company and the commercial real estate industry. More than 500 women from CBRE and client companies attended the conferences to take part in strategy discussions, participate in networking events and hear prominent guest speakers.


Thanks Laura – it was a great event and you were a wonderful kick off to the conference!  I really appreciate your time with our attendees at the cocktail party and really appreciated your energy and inspiration around networking!
I will forever think of you when I say to myself “It’s Showtime!”

– Lisa Konieczka, Executive Vice President and Founder of The Women’s Forum CBRE

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Laura remarked after the conference, “The collaboration ‘in action’ at CBRE was full of energy and a shining example of what the power of women can become when we excel together.”


About CBRE

CBRE is the top-ranked real estate company on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Company roster whose 34,000 U.S. professionals in 200 offices provide exceptional outcomes for clients by combining local market insight, broad services, specialized expertise and premier technology tools and resources.


About Laura Schwartz

Professional Emcee, Keynote Speaker and Author Laura Schwartz knows how to make live events succeed.  Whether hosting a corporate event or delivering a keynote on stage, Laura brings the experience and energy to make your message resonate with any audience! Laura was voted by as one of the 100 Most Influential People in the International Events Industry in the Fall of 2019.

For more information on or to schedule Laura to speak, please contact Ashley Brooks at or 312-767-7415.