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CREW Network is at the forefront of achieving gender equity and greater diversity in commercial real estate. We will achieve this by advancing women in the industry globally. Our membership offers unparalleled business networking and leadership opportunities both locally in your market and globally across our 12,000 member base. View our member benefits.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the difference between CREW Network membership and CREW Cleveland membership?

CREW Cleveland is an affiliate organization of CREW Network. Therefore, a member of CREW Cleveland is also a member of CREW Network. This global Network is comprised of 75+ affiliate organizations with a total membership of more than 12,000 CRE professionals.

While the overall purpose and goals of CREW Cleveland reflect those of CREW Network, CREW Cleveland has its own unique structure allowing it to meet the needs of its market. CREW Cleveland uses the standard CREW Network qualified fields of commercial real estate (QFCRE) to guide its membership criteria and experience prerequisite, and determines its own dues, programs and member activities.

What are the benefits of membership?

As a CREW Cleveland member, you have access to local networking and leadership opportunities, discounted event fees as well as all of the benefits of CREW Network membership:

  • Exclusive access to CREWbiz, an online business networking tool, membership directory, speakers’ directory and personal marketing profile. Your profile on CREWbiz can be used to promote your skills and expertise to our member base of more than 11,000 professionals globally.
  • Discounted registration to the CREW Network Convention and Marketplace, as well as to the winter, spring and fall Leadership Summits.
  • Member-only access to other leadership trainings, including the CREW Network Leadership Certificate 
  • Complimentary copy of all CREW Network industry research benchmark studies and white papers

How often do you meet? What’s the time commitment for membership?

CREW Cleveland typically holds an event every six weeks, with the focus on professional development and/or networking events. We encourage members to get involved on a committee to help maximize your membership experience. Contact committee chairs for more detailed information.

Who can join?

CREW Cleveland has opportunities for individuals with experience levels across the board. From professionals just entering the CRE industry to seasoned experts, CREW can benefit the career of anyone who is passionate about the commercial real estate industry.

What are the requirements and how to I apply?

CREW Cleveland has different membership requirements for different types of members, based on where you are in your career and within which sector of the industry. View qualifications for all of the details. Apply using the online application form.

How/when do I pay my dues?

Upon application approval, CREW Network will send an invoice for your annual dues, which you can pay online with a credit card or mail with a check. Once dues are received, you will begin recieving all benefits as an official CREW member.