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Hangar at OC Fairgrounds

Night at the Fights Returns to CRE Social Scene

NAIOP SoCal’s Night at the Fights black tie gala is back, set for October 7 at The Hangar at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. The event will feature networking, boxing and mixed-martial arts, live music, casino games and curated cigar lounge.

“Our industry loves to network. And we’ve missed being in person over the course of these many months. There is no replacement for live events. That’s why we are thrilled to bring Night at the Fights back in a format that provides a safe and healthy entertainment experience,” says Ryan Gallagher, founder, Space Investment Partners and Night at the Fights chair. “We’ve moved Night at the Fights to The Hangar at the OC Fairgrounds. That means lots of open air and space for networking. We’re transforming the space into a very special night for our industry to get together again to celebrate.”

This year’s theme is “Up In The Air,” embracing nostalgic airline decor for the night’s festivities, and reflecting the turbulence in last year’s marketplace. Guests will experience an outdoor pre-event cocktail party prior to entering the hangar for a sit-down dinner and boxing/mixed-martial arts entertainment. COVID policies and procedures will be in place to ensure the safety of all guests.

A limited number of tickets are still available.


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About Lisa Brown

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.

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