SEE Property Forum & Awards Gala 2023 - Bucharest, Romania

Date: 24th October 2023    Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Bucharest



12:00-13:30 – SECTION 1

12:00 - 12:10

Welcome remarks by Property Forum


12:10 - 12:40

Bright prospects? – Economic outlook for 2024


  • Juraj Kotian, Head of CEE Macro / Fixed Income Research, Erste Group Bank AG

12:40 - 13:30

Getting the big picture – What do real estate leaders expect for 2024?

Chair: Tim Wilkinson MRICS, Head of European Acquisitions, Indotek Group

Conversation participants:

13:30 -14:30 – NETWORKING LUNCH

14:30-17:00 – SECTION 2

14:30 - 14:45

Revitalization as an opportunity for city retail


14:45 - 15:30

All within 15 minutes – Keys to a successful mixed-use project

Chair: Cristina Dumitrache, Chief Business Development Officer, Rustler Romania

Conversation participants:

15:30 - 16:15

Still standing strong – Residential developments under the spotlight

Chair: Irina Caraene, Sales Director, Cordia Romania

Conversation participants:

16:15 - 17:00

Hybrid is the new black – Making the most out of office investments

Chair: Bogdan-Adrian Nicoară, CEO & Co-Founder, Bright Spaces



16:15 - 17:00

Panel discussion with top marketing executives

Chair: Natalia Gross, Head of Marketing and Communications, Knight Frank

Conversation participants:


Join us to taste the special delicacies of Bucharest's well-known eclair shop, French Revolution.

17:30-18:30 – SECTION 3

17:30 - 18:15

What seals the deal? – Discussion with top investors and bankers

Chair: Dieter Knittel, Head of CEE, pbb Deutsche Pfandbriefbank


18:15 - 18:30

Live interview with 2023’s Personality of the Year

The recipient of Property Forum’s “Personality of the Year” award for 2023 will be revealed and they'll be interviewed live on stage.


Join us to celebrate the best projects, most impactful transactions and most inspiring personalities and companies in the Romanian real estate market. Data for the shortlisting was generously provided by 

18:30 - 19:00

Opening of the Drinks Bar

19:00 - 19:15

Introducing the SEE Property Forum Awards Gala hosts

Two charismatic hosts will guide you through an unforgettable evening at the SEE Property Forum Awards Gala.

Sonia Argint is not just a TV show host, she's a famous public personality in Romania. With a massive number of social media followers (over 100,000), she has captivated audiences with her wellness and lifestyle insights. Sonia is also the visionary founder of "Doer," an awarded and daring platform that's making waves.

James Dearsley is a globally recognized thought leader known for his unconventional approach to industry challenges. He possesses an uncanny ability to foresee future trends, earning him a reputation as a trusted voice. Having delivered nearly 150 speeches across 6 continents, he's a true global influencer. James is currently authoring a book on leadership and transformation in the real estate sector.

19:15 - 22:00

SEE Property Forum Awards Gala

SEE Property Forum Awards celebrate the best projects, most impactful transactions and most inspiring personalities and companies in the Romanian real estate market. The winner of each Property Forum award was selected by our exclusive jury, comprising the crème de la crème of the Romanian real estate industry.

Jury members: Ana Dumitrache (CTP), Victor Constantinescu (Kinstellar), Marius Persenea (Iulius), Vlad Stanislav (iO Partners), Codrin Matei (Crosspoint), Catalin Jaloba (BCR), Jan Demeyere (Speedwell), Romulus Andrei (Banca Transilvania), Gijs Klomp (WDP), Antoniu Panait (Vastint), Sorin Preda (Global Vision), Dino Ebneter (Mazars), Gabriela Dragulin (UniCredit Bank), Andreea Ciobanu (Hagag), Geo Mărgescu (Forte Partners), Emma Toma (AFI), Razvan Enache (Țiriac Imobiliare), Andreea Druga (Paval Holding), Viorel Lăcătuș (Atenor), Mihai Paduroiu (One United Properties), Ionut Bindea (Roca Industry), Alex Skouras (Alesonor), Vlad Drăgoescu (Revetas Capital), Alina Necula (Lion's Head), Costin Nistor (Fortim), Bogdan Doicescu (Bog'Art), Cristina Mihai (Raiffeisen), Gabriel Biris (Biris Goran), Ema Iftimie (Globalworth), Roxana Bencze (Knight Frank), Irina Caraene (Cordia), Florin Tirla (Indotek Group)

Our categories

  • Concept of the Year
  • Project of the Year – Office / Retail / Logistics / Residential
  • Lease Transaction of the Year – Office / Retail / Logistics 
  • Investment Deal of the Year
  • Construction Company of the Year
  • Real Estate Company of the Year
  • ESG Journey of the Year
  • Financing Story of the Year
  • Personality of the Year

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