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2017 ULI Spring Meeting Roundup

The 2017 ULI Spring Meeting was held in Seattle, Washington, May 2-4. The ULI Spring Meeting provided an exclusive opportunity for Full Members to connect with every sector of real estate, building relationships by bringing together top decision-makers and industry experts from a broad spectrum of backgrounds. A series of seminars and candid discussions with thought leaders on the most important topics and trends in real estate took place; with a special keynote address from former Vice President, Joseph R. Biden, Jr.

2017 Spring Meeting Roundup


ULI is its Members
You deliver on our mission. You enhance our communities. You shape the future of our industry. We wanted to know how we could make an even greater impact and provide an even better experience for members. You told us how important ULI is to you and what could be improved. We have listened and we have made substantial changes. Fundamentally, this means more opportunities for more members.

Watch the full video to see how we are improving the ULI experience.

Alaska Airlines CEO Bradley Tilden on Successful Leadership
Alaska Airlines CEO Bradley Tilden shared insights on successful leadership, building a successful company, and meeting customers’ expectations during the Spring Meeting’s opening keynote session. In his interview with ULI leader William Ferguson, chairman and CEO of Ferguson Partners, Tilden said recent instances of mistreatment of airline customers have elevated the need for the industry to demonstrate a commitment to excellence.

Watch the full keynote session.

Former Vice President Biden: ‘I’ve Never Been More Optimistic’
In a candid interview with meeting cochair Patrick Callahan, founder and CEO of the Urban Renaissance Group, former Vice President Joe Biden said he remains optimistic about the nation’s prospects and its ability to lead by example. Biden reflected on a wide range of topics— including rebounding from personal tragedy, life as a private citizen, the state of U.S. politics, the assassination of Osama bin Laden, and current foreign and domestic policy matters.


Watch more videos from the 2017 Spring Meeting at spring.uli.org/videos


View slideshows from your favorite Spring Meeting sessions in Seattle here.


Read articles highlighting the Pacific Northwest and Urban Land‘s exclusive Spring Meeting coverage here.

Share your meeting experience on social media using #ULISpring

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