Frequently Asked Questions

When is CREB® 2022 Forecast?

CREB® 2022 Forecast will take place as hybrid event on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The in-person event will be held at the Telus Convention Centre located at 136 8 Ave SE. The online event will take place on a customized online platform, which will also be used as the Conference App this year.

 

What is a hybrid event?

A hybrid event means there is essentially two ways to attend the event. There is the in-person option which offers a more robust experience, including a live tradeshow and more networking opportunities. The online option offers a more basic experience with access to the main presentations and one breakout session of your choice.

 

Do I have to register for this event, or can I buy tickets at the door?

Yes, it is necessary to register for the event as tickets to the full event will not be sold at the door. You can however purchase Tradeshow only tickets at the door, as well as Tradeshow & Reception only tickets.

 

How much is the registration fee?

In-person tickets: Early-bird tickets will be on sale from Oct. 19 to Nov. 26. The cost is $139 + GST for CREB® members and $159 + GST for non-members. Regular price tickets will be on sale from Nov. 27 to Jan. 18. The cost is $159 + GST for CREB® members and $179 + GST for non-members.

Online tickets: Tickets will be on sale from Oct.. 19 to Jan. 18. The cost is $59 + GST for CREB® members and $69 + GST for non-members.

NEW! -  Tradeshow ONLY tickets will be available from Oct. 19 to Jan. 18. The cost is $12.95 + GST for CREB® members and $14.95 + GST for non-members.

NEW! – Tradeshow & Reception ONLY tickets will be available from Oct. 19 to Jan. 18. The cost is $29.95 + GST for CREB® members and $34.95 + GST for non-members.

 

Why did you decide to have a hybrid conference?

The pandemic has changed how we deliver events to our members. We want to be able to cater to every level of comfort when it comes to attending CREB® Events. So we are excited to bring Forecast to you in a hybrid format where we can come together to learn and network both in-person or virtually!

 

I have purchased an in-person ticket, but I have developed COVID-19 symptoms, and I can no longer attend in-person. Can I switch my ticket to the online option?

Yes, we are happy to transfer your ticket, but any changes made on or after Jan.7, 2022 will be a straight ticket transfer to the online option, and you will NOT be refunded the difference in ticket price.

 

I purchased an in-person ticket but just changed my mind and would prefer to attend online. Can I get a refund of the difference in ticket price?

Yes, we are happy to transfer your ticket, but any changes made on or after Jan.7, 2022 will be a straight ticket transfer to the online option, and you will NOT be refunded the difference in the ticket price.

 

I purchased a ticket, but I changed my mind and want a refund. Can I do this?

All ticket sales are final, and no full refunds are issued. You may, however, transfer your ticket to someone else. Once the transfer has taken place, they need to email events@creb.ca to change the name on the ticket.

 

Will I need proof of vaccination to attend the in-person event?

Yes, CREB® 2022 Forecast will be participating in the Government of Alberta's Restrictions Exemption Program and all in-person attendees must comply in order to enter the event. 

 

Can I invite my industry friends to attend the event?

Absolutely, we are counting on you to invite others! Help us spread the word. CREB® 2022 Forecast is open to non-members, including all industry partners such as Mortgage Brokers, Appraisers, Builders and Property Managers to name a few. Please share this website link with your network – www.crebforecast.com.

 

Do I need to download or install any software to be able to attend this event online?

No, you do not need to download or install any software to participate in the event.

If you purchase an online ticket, please ensure you have access to Zoom to participate in the event. You will also need to have access to the Internet; Google Chrome works best.

 

Do we need a webcam and/or microphone to participate?

No, you do not need a webcam or microphone to participate in the event. You will be able to type into the chat box to ask questions during the Forecast presentation with Ann-Marie Lurie or to chat with other attendees (in-person and online) throughout the event.

 

What time zone will be used for the conference?

Sessions will take place in Mountain Standard Time (MST).

 

If I purchased an online Forecast ticket, how do I log in on the day of the event?

Your login details will be emailed to you 2 business days before the event date.

 

When is the tradeshow open?

The tradeshow will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The tradeshow will also be open during the closing reception for in-person Forecast ticket holders and reception only ticket holders.

 

How can I ask questions if I am attending the conference online?

During keynote and breakout sessions you will be able to ask questions through the chat feature. You can also click on other questions in the chat to vote them up.

 

Are the sessions recorded?

Yes, all recordings of speaker sessions will be recorded and will be available for 30 days after the event. Please note, session recordings are only available for online and in-person registered attendees. You will get access to the recordings by email 2-3 business days after the event.

 

I registered for the event but wasn’t able to attend. Can I still access the recordings?

If you registered for the event but were not able to attend, you will still receive session recording by email 2-3 business days after the event.

 

I am having technical difficulties with the online platform, where can I get help? 

Please refer to this troubleshooting guide for the online event platform and conference app. 

 

Couldn’t find what you’re looking for?

If you still have a question that wasn’t answered above, send an email to events@creb.ca, and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.