20 APRIL, 2020 – ATLANTA, GA – Nearly 1,000 corporate real estate leaders from 35 countries around the world will participate in the CoreNet Global Hackathon, a COVID-19 Virtual Ideation Experience. Summary reports from the Hackathon will create a vision for the corporate work world in a post-coronavirus (COVID-19) environment.
Corporate real estate leaders at large, Fortune 1000 corporations will participate in teams dedicated to specific issues that companies will face when the crisis abates.
The hackathon, a group of individuals convening to solve problems collectively and within a short, defined period of time, will challenge these teams to develop collective solutions that ensure the long-term health and well being of citizens, companies, and communities.
The teams will begin meeting virtually today, work in facilitated virtual roundtable discussions and issue summary reports in mid-May, after which CoreNet Global will be publishing the summary reports.
“We fully anticipate that the Hackathon summary reports will be a road map for the global corporate community to navigate the uncertain terrain we will all be on once workers begin to return to the workplace,” said Angela Cain, CEO of CoreNet Global. “Corporate real estate professionals will play a strategic role in shaping this future, working with colleagues in various other departments including HR, IT, Finance, and Marketing.
Cain pointed out several issues that corporations will face:
Thought Leadership Sponsors of the Hackathon include leading industry service providers and supporters:
Contributing sponsors include:
The CoreNet Global Hackathon is supported by several related industry associations:
CoreNet Global, the world’s premier association for corporate real estate professionals, is launching a hackathon, a virtual ideation experience in which corporate real estate leaders and other professionals around the world will present their vision of the post coronavirus (COVID-19) global landscape and the corporate real estate strategies that will lead companies to success.
About CoreNet Global
CoreNet Global is a non-profit association, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia (US), representing more than 11,000 executives in 50 countries with strategic responsibility for the real estate assets of large corporations. The organization’s mission is to advance the practice of corporate real estate through professional development opportunities, publications, research, conferences, designations, and networking in 45 local chapters and networking groups globally. For more information, please visit