NAIOP WI the Commercial Real Estate Development Association and NEWaukee present the Empty Storefronts Conference, a day-long conference that focuses on holistic solutions, national trends, best practices, and success stories that lead to action plans and spark ideas to fill empty storefronts. The conference, with attendance expected between 175 and 200, features national and local speakers that have implemented practices and tactics in their own communities and across the country to address vacant storefronts. 

Get your tickets today!  Ticket sales end Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 8:00PM.  

Empty Storefronts Conference 

The Avenue - Plankinton Building
161 W Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Monday, November 4, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 


  • 8:00-8:30AM: Registration

  • 8:30-8:45AM: Opening Remarks

  • 8:45-9:15AM: Opening Keynote

  • 9:20-10:30AM: Panel Discussions 

  • 11:00-12:05PM: Breakout Sessions | Neighborhood 1 

  • 12:05-1:15PM: Complimentary Lunch

  • 1:30-3:00PM: Breakout Sessions |Neighborhood 2 

  • 3:30-4:00PM: Closing Keynote | Neighborhood 3

  • 4:00-5:00PM: Happy Hour

For further information and a detailed schedule of the Storefronts Conference:


We have sponsorship opportunities available, to reserve your sponsorship please contact Jim Villa at 

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Can anyone register with a NAIOP WI Member Ticket? 

NAIOP WI Member tickets are for NAIOP WI MEMBERS ONLY.  Memberships are individual not by organization.  If you are unsure if you are a member of NAIOP Wisconsin please contact Brittany for more information. 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
To reach NAIOP Wisconsin, Brittany Yingling, email or call 414-622-0006.

What's the refund policy?
Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before the event start date. To request a refund, go to Tickets in your Evenbrite account (go here if you've never logged in before), find your order, then select "Request a Refund." For detailed guidance visit the Eventbrite help page.  Refunds are given minus the purchasing fees.  Registration no-shows are not eligible for refund. 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, we will have record of registrations on site. Simply check in at the registration table.

Can I update my registration information?
You can update the information on your order (like name, email address, or answers to the organizer's questions) by by clicking your order on the Tickets page. For detailed guidance visit the Eventbrite help page. Please remember how you enter your registration information is what will appear on your name tag.