800 CRE Pros Came Ready to Network for NAIOP’s Black Tie Gala
More than 800 commercial real estate pros attended NAIOP SoCal’s Night at the Fights event themed “Up in the Air”. Held at The Hangar open-air event venue at the OC Fairgrounds, this year’s black-tie gala embraced the nostalgia and fun of flight, from hosts and hostesses dressed in retro-themed flight crew uniforms to flight-inspired décor.
The main event featured four MMA and boxing bouts. Guests experienced sunset cocktails during a pre-event “Warm-Up” followed by a gourmet dinner and drinks along with post-event round two networking with live band Dallas and Doll, casino games and cigar lounge.
“Everyone came ready to network. The commercial real estate industry loves to socialize and Night at the Fights remains the best event in Southern California to make that happen. That’s why we’re already planning for next year,” said Ryan Gallagher, Night at the Fights and Space Investment Partners founder.
Lisa Brown has decades of experience in corporate communications and marketing management with organizations including Coldwell Banker Residential, Grubb & Ellis, Marcus & Millichap, NAIOP, SIOR and ALM.
In those positions, she worked in conjunction with chief executive officers and chief marketing officers to create corporate messaging, cohesive branding standards, strategic marketing plans and thought pieces. Brown is a frequent speaker at industry events and an editing adjunct professor for an online course. She has a master’s degree in mass communications from San Jose State University.