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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 13,000 member base. View our member benefits.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I maximize my membership and get involved with CREW Maryland Suburban?

The best way to get involved is to join a committee. CREW Maryland has five different committees that offer members the opportunity to leverage their skills and interests while serving in a leadership role for the Chapter.

How often do you meet?

CREW Maryland Suburban holds one to two events per month. These events are intended to connect members in the commercial real estate industry, discuss relevant real estate news and trends and promote professional development and growth. Programs and events are held at lunchtime and in the evening. CREW Maryland Suburban encourages members to get involved on a committee to maximize their membership experience. Committee participation can vary, but each committee normally has a one-hour meeting or conference call once per month.

What are the benefits of membership?

  • Invitations and discounted registration fees to monthly local meetings, some exclusively for members, as well as discounted rates to CREW Network events.
  • Opportunities for development of business and leadership skills to enhance your professional status in the industry, at either the local or global level (or both).
  • Timely industry-related information
  • Opportunities to support community programs that aim to help women advance
  • A connection with more than 12,000 other like-minded commercial real estate professionals around the globe that includes an online directory, downloadable resources and a community platform to exchange ideas, business leads and engage in discussion
  • Involvement in an organization of members who are dedicated to the profession and to helping each other succeed
  • Access to CREWbiz: CREW Network’s online business networking tool, membership directory and personal marketing profile which can be used to promote your skills and expertise to the member base of more than 12,000 professionals globally.

What is CREW National Capital Committee (CNCC)?

Established in 2006, CNCC was created as a collaborative effort of the three regional chapters— Maryland Suburban, Northern Virginia and Washington, DC—to increase the visibility of the individual chapters and its members, while raising the profile of commercial real estate women in the metropolitan region. The primary goals for CNCC include:

  • Hosting high-profile joint events
  • Acting as a public relations vehicle to promote successes of the membership
  • Providing greater opportunities for members to network
  • Requesting referrals and information

To learn more about upcoming events and the CNCC hosted Mentorship Program, please see the CREW National Capital Committee page and the Mentorship page

What’s the difference between CREW Network and CREW Maryland Suburban membership?

CREW Maryland Suburban is an affiliate organization of CREW Network. Therefore, a member of CREW Maryland Suburban 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 Maryland Suburban reflect those of CREW Network, CREW Maryland Suburban has its own unique structure allowing it to meet the needs of its market. CREW Maryland Suburban uses CREW Network's established qualified fields of commercial real estate (QFCRE) to guide its membership criteria and experience prerequisite, and determines its own dues, programs and member activities.

Who are your members? How much does membership cost?

CREW Maryland Suburban has opportunities for individuals with experience levels across the board. From students to seasoned professionals, membership in CREW will benefit the career of anyone who is passionate about the commercial real estate industry. We encourage both women and men to join this professional networking group.

The majority of CREW Maryland Suburban members have at least five (5) years of experience in the CRE industry and are currently employed in a full-time managerial, senior level, professional, principal, or revenue-generating position in one or more of the qualified fields of commercial real estate (QFCRE).

CREW Maryland Suburban basic membership rate is $360.00, but there are different categories with different requirements and dues rates. Full details »