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MEDIA ADVISORY - Jones Lang LaSalle Executives to Share Live Viewpoints in Blog, Tweet Chat, Media Luncheon at CoreNet’s Spring Global Summit

Sign up now to receive exclusive insider perspectives on CoreNet’s Spring Global Summit in Chicago from May 1-3, 2011


WHAT: What is the best way to keep up with all the news, trends, and happenings during CoreNet Global’s Spring Global Summit in Chicago? Look no further than Jones Lang LaSalle’s CoreNet Connections website at http://www.us.am.joneslanglasalle.com/UnitedStates/EN-US/Pages/2011CoreNet.aspx for an insider’s perspective on the Summit in Chicago on May 1 to May 3, 2011. Sign up now to read the blog, view the vlogs, participate in the Tweet Chat, and receive e-mail alerts from Jones Lang LaSalle experts on the hot topics being discussed at the Summit. Jones Lang LaSalle is CoreNet Global’s official social media partner at the Summit.
 
If you don’t have your Summit media pass yet, please contact david@harrisoncommunications.net to get on the complimentary media list.

Jones Lang LaSalle will also hold a media-only CoreNet Connections Luncheon to unveil the results of its Global Corporate Real Estate Survey on Monday, May 2 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m (Navy Pier’s room 317, third level). Jones Lang LaSalle’s Kenneth Rudy and CoreNet Leader Magazine’s Editor Richard Kadzis will explore the top trends and challenges facing CRE executives today.  During the economic downturn, 72 percent of companies reduced occupancy costs overall and 73 percent consolidated into fewer buildings. What does this mean for the post-recession market? What role will real estate play in business strategy? How will it support the increasingly mobile worker? Space is limited! To register for the event, please contact Joanna.krupa@am.jll.com 
    
For more in-depth conversations, Jones Lang LaSalle’s top executives will be available during the show at the firm’s Social Networking Point and via phone. Email us at joanna.krupa@am.jll.com to schedule your interview today with the following experts:
 
• Adam Cook – Branding corporate environments

• John Forrest – Expansion of global outsourcing

• Bryan Jacobs – Technology & outsourcing trends

• Michael Jordan – Sustainability strategy; greening of the supply chain

• Peter Miscovitch – Workplace 2020

• Debra Moritz – Attracting & inspiring the knowledge worker

• Vivian Mumaw – Upcoming lease accounting changes

• Ed Noha – Centralization of the CRE function

• Peter Shannon – Strategic portfolio planning

• Eric Stavriotis – Economic incentives
 
You can also hear Jones Lang LaSalle’s top executives share their viewpoints through several speaking forums at the Summit. Stop by to meet the following speakers at the event: 
 
• Monday, May 2: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.:  “Emerging Technologies' Impact on Urbanization and the Workplace” featuring Peter Miscovitch, Managing Director, Corporate Solutions, Jones Lang LaSalle 
 
• Monday, May 2: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: “Customer Experience Centers and Highly Branded Environments: CRE's Role in Corporate Brand Development and Implementation” featuring Adam Cook, Program Manager, Jones Lang LaSalle 
 
• Monday, May 2: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: “Adapting Your Global Sustainability Program to Geographic and Cultural Diversity” featuring Michael Jordan, Senior Vice President, Sustainability Strategy, Jones Lang LaSalle
 
• Monday, May 2: 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. “Critical Value Add: Corporate Real Estate and the Merger” featuring Peter Shannon, Senior Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle
 
• Monday, May 2: 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. “Effective Corporate Real Estate Strategies for Driving Smart Growth” featuring Lynne Smith, Director, Senior Vice President & Tom McCarty, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle
 
• Tuesday, May 3: 10:30 – 12:15 p.m. “Money Talks: How Corporate Language Drives Corporate Real Estate Strategy” featuring Russ Howell, Managing Director, Jones Lang LaSalle

WHY:  CoreNet Spring Global Summit at Chicago’s historic Navy Pier assembles a forum of the leading thinkers and strategists in corporate real estate around the world. This year’s theme, “Social Dynamics: Growing Cities, Evolving Workstyles, Global Influences” will be highlighted with keynote addresses by Greg Lindsay, Author & Futurist; Virginia Heffernan, columnist at the New York Times; and Greg Clark, an expert on globalization, urbanization, and innovation.
 
WHO:   Executive bloggers: Sign up now at http://www.us.am.joneslanglasalle.com/UnitedStates/EN-US/Pages/2011CoreNet.aspx to hear Jones Lang LaSalle’s experts blog real-time understandings of the key issues and upsides facing the commercial real estate industry. The Jones Lang LaSalle CoreNet Summit Blog will provide the "net-net" for many of the educational and keynote sessions, and report on the behind-the-scenes buzz.  
 
Jones Lang LaSalle PR Contacts:

Paige Steers: 312 228 2787, Joanna Krupa: 773 230 3587 or Craig Bloomfield 312 228 2774
 
WHEN: Jones Lang LaSalle’s CoreNet Summit Blog posts begin Friday, April 29 through Tuesday, May 3, 2011. A TweetChat, #CoreNetChat, will be held on Monday, May 2 at 4:00 p.m. CST. 
 
About Jones Lang LaSalle

Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE:JLL) is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate. The firm offers integrated services delivered by expert teams worldwide to clients seeking increased value by owning, occupying or investing in real estate. With 2010 global revenue of more than $2.9 billion, Jones Lang LaSalle serves clients in 60 countries from more than 1,000 locations worldwide, including 185 corporate offices.  The firm is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, with a portfolio of approximately 1.8 billion square feet worldwide. LaSalle Investment Management, the company’s investment management business, is one of the world’s largest and most diverse in real estate with more than $41 billion of assets under management. For further information, please visit our website, www.joneslanglasalle.com.

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