Our Chapter’s Programs & Events:
The LAI Baltimore Chapter hosts 8 speaker lunch Programs, a Summer Outing and an Annual Dinner each year. We look forward to your participation. With Covid-19, we have moved all our Chapter events to be held virtually via zoom.
To register, please click below on the link next to an upcoming event of interest.
November 18, 2020 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Zoom Presentation featuring Bill Cole, former president and CEO of the Baltimore Development Corporation, and is now a partner in the Howard County consulting firm Margrave Strategies, giving an overview of the Pimlico racetrack redevelopment.
December 9, 2020 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Virtual Annual Meeting with Keynote Speaker Melody Simmons, the real estate reporter for the Baltimore Business Journal. The event will incorporate the President’s Chapter update, Chapter Member of the Year Award presentation, new member induction, introduction of Slate of Officers, as well as virtual happy hour time where we will be able to catch up with each other in small groups.
Our monthly programs are typically held on the third Wednesday of the month for lunch with a speaker addressing a timely topic and discussion: Baltimore LAI List of Speakers 2013-2019. The discussions are just as informative and stimulating as the presentations, given that the unique audience of highly knowledgeable “land economics” experts with diverse interests and perspectives. These programs are held from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. Chapter members receive 8 complimentary lunches as part of their paid annual dues. Invited guests are welcome, and currently we have suspended the modest lunch program guest fee. The luncheon meetings provide continuing opportunities for chapter members to stay abreast and develop and nurture personal friendships and business relationships with other members and invited guests. We usually host an annual Summer Outing in July and an Annual Dinner in the Fall. The details and pricing for these events vary.
Please feel free to introduce your colleagues to LAI by inviting them to join us for these valuable educational and networking events.
Receive Our e-Alerts:
The Chapter maintains an opt-in-only email list to announce future meetings and other upcoming events. If you would like to receive the e-Alerts, please contact:
Geoffrey Washington, Secretary
Attend LAI Land Economics Weekends:
Please consider attending our Land Economics Weekends (“LEWs”), where you will have the opportunity to meet members from around North America, Europe, and Asia. LEWs are international gatherings usually held twice a year, are open to all members and their guests. These meetings address wider international, national and regional issues, and include tours of projects of interest within the host city. They provide a further invaluable forum for networking discussions among LAI’s wider membership. Recent gatherings have taken members to: Madrid, Philadelphia, Vancouver, Baltimore, Orange County, San Juan and Austin. The LEWs provide opportunities for Members to broaden their perspectives and meet face to face with other top professionals from around the world, while getting behind the scenes access to projects in some of the world’s most interesting cities. You can track those meetings at www.lai.org