Innovate 2024

Join us on Thursday, March 28th, 2024 at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, Hyattsville, MD! 

Discover the latest trends, unlock strategies for your business, and network with like-minded individuals! Maryland REALTORS® 2024 INNOVATE is our one day event that breaks new ground in the commercial real estate world. 

Schedule of Events

Please note that there are overlapping afternoon CE courses. Attendees can earn up to 4.5 CE hours at this event. 

7:00-8:00 am - Registration & Breakfast
7:45-8:00 am - Welcome & Announcements
8:00-8:30 am - Commercial Legislative Update - Marygrace Fitzhenry, Government Affairs Director & Lobbyist
8:30-8:45am - Morning Break
8:45-9:45am - Micro and Macro Economic Review of the State of Maryland and the 2024 National Economic Outlook - Instructor Anirban Basu, MPP, MA, JD, Ph.D., Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Sage Policy Group, Inc.
10:00-11:45am - What's Eating the Economy: Strategies to Engage the P3, Public-Private Partnership Projects - Economic Panel Discussion moderated by Instructor Anirban Basu with guest speakers Tom Sadowski: Executive Director of MD Economic Development Corp., Greg Permison: Sr. Manager of Business Development for Gilbane Construction, Jaclyn Hartman: Assistant Secretary of Transportation Investments of MDOT, and Richelle Wilson: Deputy Director of Rockville Development, Inc. - 1.5 hours CE Credit, Course #1041-1604, Category F
11:45-12:00pm - Midday Break
12:00-12:50pm - Lunch & Awards Presentation
1:00-4:00pm - Commercial Agency - Edwin Stanfield - 3.0 hours CE Credit, Course #986-1604, Category H
1:00-2:30pm - Do Your Maryland Commercial Lease and Contract Need Greenhouse Gas Provisions? - Instructor Stuart Kaplow - 1.5 hours CE Credit, Course #1037-1604, Category F
2:30-2:40pm - Afternoon Break
2:45-4:15pm - Commercial Real Estate Bootcamp – Investment Sales - Instructor Lorenzo Wooten, Jr., - 1.5 hours CE Credit, Course #1042-1604, Category F
4:00-6:00pm - Deal Exchange and Happy Hour


3501 University Blvd E
Hyattsville, MD 20783

Parking can be found in the Marriott Hotel parking garage.

Exhibitor Schedule

7:00-8:00am - Set-up
6:00pm - Break-down

Sponsor INNOVATE 2024!

Interested in sponsoring the Commercial Symposium? Find the benefits of sponsoring below!


Deal Exchange

This deadline has passed.

Maryland REALTORS® Commercial Alliance is happy to announce the return of our annual Deal Exchange and Happy Hour. As an attendee of INNOVATE 2024, you will have the opportunity to include one commercial property in the symposium’s Deal Exchange slide deck. During this networking event, you can discuss your property with fellow commercial real estate colleagues as you also learn of other opportunities. ALL POWERPOINT SUBMISSIONS MUST BE IN BY MARCH 24, 2024. This is an opportunity exclusive to attendees of INNOVATE 2024 only.

Commercial Excellence Award

This deadline has passed.

This award recognizes the REALTOR® member who best carries the REALTOR® brand in local commercial real estate circles. Prospective recipient must be a member of Maryland REALTORS® and their local board and may have no Ethics violations in the previous three (3) years. This award will recognize civic involvement in a variety of ways, so long as the REALTOR® is giving back to the communities which they serve. Transactions in sales and leasing are weighted equally. Also considered will be the complexity of issues and the ability and efficacy of solving the problems that arise.

Thank You to Our 2024 Sponsors!