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Rutgers School of Business Real Estate Symposium (RU CARES)

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Date(s) - 04/28/2022
8:00 am - 12:15 pm


Rutgers School of Business Real Estate Symposium

Executive Education – School of Business

The Rutgers University Camden Real Estate Symposium (RU CARES) will be held Thursday April 28, 2022, from 8 AM to 12:15 PM with an optional complementary lunch to follow. Join leaders from Berkshire Hathaway, Cooper University Health System, Camden Community Partnership, Duane Morris LLP, and Vantage Commercial and Residential to learn about important trends in their sectors and key initiatives/opportunities under way in South Jersey.

The format of the event will include panel sessions followed by table breakouts for our industry experts to discuss career opportunities in the market. There will be networking opportunities throughout the day.

Hosted by Rutgers School of Business Camden
Co-Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey

The event will be hosted in person at the Hilton Garden Inn Camden Waterfront Philadelphia (1 Penn Street Camden NJ 08102).

Register here (registration is limited)

Symposium agenda is as follows:


8:00 – 9:00 – Networking Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:10 – Welcome

9:10 – 10:40 – Industry Panel: Secor-based State of Real Estate in South Jersey

10:40 – 11:00 – Break/Networking

11:00 – 11:45 – Career Panel: Starting and Succeeding in Real Estate

11:45 – 12:15 – Career Table Breakouts and Closing

12:15 – 2:00 – Optional Lunch & Networking

Parking is available on location.

Attire: Business Casual or Business Formal

*Please be advised that photos may be taken and Rutgers University reserves the right to publish the pictures both internal and external platforms (Rutgers Magazine, Rutgers Camden News, local news, & social media). If you choose to attend the event you are consenting to being photographed and authorizing Rutgers University to use the photos as set forth above. *


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