SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA (November 10, 2021) – A year after Trends Day went virtual due to the pandemic, the 17th annual edition, presented by ULI Arizona, returns in person on March 9, 2022, at the J.W. Marriott Desert Ridge. Early pricing is in effect until Dec. 31.

ULI Arizona’s Trends Day is recognized as the third-largest ULI program globally. Panelists discuss the most current real estate trends with a focus on what to expect in the future, where the best opportunities can be found, and how these components affect both public and private sector partners.

“The virtual programming of Trends Day for the first time was a huge success, but we’re thrilled to be back in person this coming spring at our usual venue,” said Deb Sydenham, FAICP, Executive Director, ULI Arizona District Council. “We have another great program planned. Trends Day is certainly the best ‘state of the state’ conference with more than 1,000 attendees.”

The keynote speaker for Trends Day 2022 is Adam Steltzner.He served as Chief Engineer of the Mars 2020 Mission and Rover Perseverance that had the ultimate objective of determining if life existed on Mars.

Early pricing registration fees: private member, $325 and non-member, $425; public/academic/non-profit member, $225 and non-member, $325; student member $120 and non-member $175; and under age 35, member, $200 and non-member, $425. Trends Day 2022 runs from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Global Futurist Jack Uldrich will be the lead-off speaker. The annual economic outlook will be presented by Spencer Levy, Global Chief Client Officer and Senior Economic Advisor with CBRE.

Topic highlights include the labor gap, cybersecurity, opportunities with tribal communities, and navigating the residential future.

Register here.

About ULI

The Urban Land Institute is a 501[c][3] nonprofit research and education organization supported by its members. Founded in 1936, the Institute has more than 45,000 members worldwide, representing the entire spectrum of land use and real estate development disciplines working in private enterprise and public service. As the preeminent multidisciplinary land use and real estate forum, ULI facilitates an open exchange of ideas, information, and experience among local, national, and international industry leaders and policymakers dedicated to creating better places. Learn more about ULI Arizona at