Speaking Engagements

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

CREWBoston - Speaker
Date: March 11, 2020
Time: 12:30pm-2pm
Location: Construction Coordinators 140 Gould St, Needham, MA
Lisa Nickerson - CEO/Founder, Nickerson
Lisa DonFrancesco - CEO, St. James Real Estate Advisors
BISNOW: Boston Sububan Summit - Moderator (3 Panels)
Date: March 12, 2020
Time: 7:30am - 11:30am
Location: 100 Cabot Street Needham, MA
Moderator: Lisa Nickerson
Development in the Burbs: Hottest Assets and Major Projects:
Tyson Reynoso - Senior Director, King Street Properties
Ara Krafian - CEO, SMMA
Douglas Fainelli - Vice President, The Gutierrez Company
Investment Outlook between 128 & 495:
Patrick Kimble - Asset Manager, The Davis Companies
Katie Britt Snyder - Vice President, National Development
Mike Eardley - Director, Energy & Sustainability, EBI Consulting
What's Next for Worcester? Investment & Development Ripple Effects:
Todd Finard - CEO, Finard Properties
Matt Smith - Principal, Bohler
Michael Traynor - Chief Development Officer, City of Worcester
Joshua Lee Smith - Partner, Bowditch
Rob Robledo - Senior Vice President, CBRE
Summary: Investment & Development Along the Route 128, 495 and Worcester Corridors Tickets and More Information Here
Emerging Careers in Media and Communications - Moderator
Date: March 16, 2020
Time: 7pm-9pm
Location: The Hights Room at Corcoran Commons, Boston College
Moderator: Lisa Nickerson
Kris Meyer - Emmy-Nominated Television and Film Producer
Christian Megliola - Sr. Vice President of Communications, Boston Celtics
Dave Wedge - Partner, Fort Point Media
Colin Crowell- Former VP Global Public Policy and Corporate Philanthropy, Twitter
Lynn Page Flaherty - Consultant, Marts & Lundy, Inc.
Summary: Alumni Panel & Networking Night hosted by The Boston College Career Center & The Boston College Media Alumni Network
SNHU: Strategic Marketing Planning - Speaker
Date: March 20, 2020
Time: 11-12:15pm
Location: SNHU
Lisa Nickerson - CEO/Founder, Nickerson

Speaking Engagements

Construction Institute Summit - Moderator
Date: Feb 20, 2020
Time: 1pm-2pm
Location: The Westin Los Angeles Airport Hotel, Los Angeles California
Moderator: Lisa Nickerson
Joe Albanese - Chief Recovery Officer, Columbia Gas Crisis & CEO, Commodore Builders
Richard Cellon - Rear Admiral, CEC, USN (Retired)
Summary: Drawing from the experience of a recent series of explosions and fires that resulted from excessive pressure in a natural gas line and caused excessive damage in Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover, Massachusetts, the panel will offer insight into developing operational preparedness and adverse risk strategies for managing and executing a large-scale construction program in a very short timeframe–managing risk -- and maintaining a safety culture in the midst of an emergency. Tickets and More Information Here
SMPS Northeast Regional Conference
Date: May 1-3, 2019
Time: 7:30 a.m.
Location: Marriott Providence Downtown, 1 Orms Street, Providence, RI 02904
Lisa Nickerson-Nickerson PR
Janey Bishoff-Bishoff Communications
Wes Cotter-Gilbane Building Company
Lisa Carberg
Summary: The SMPS Northeast Regional Conference brings together innovative thinkers from across multiple industries, geographies, and SMPS chapters to discuss the ongoing transformation of A/E/C marketing.
Tickets and more information here
BISNOW: State of the Market-Moderator Date: Feb 7, 2019
Time: 7:30 a.m. Location: The Westin Copley Place Boston, 10 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02116 Moderator: Lisa Nickerson Speakers: Peter Panadjian - CEO of Intercontinental Maria Paitchel - VP of Northeast USA IWG Marie Fitzgerald - Principal at SMMA Peter Dussalt - Principal at WB Engineers and Consultants Richard Morell - EVP of Business Development for North America Summary: Mass continues to be a top destination for life science jobs. How can developers capitalize on this growing demand for tenant-catered needs in the life science, technology, and other industries? Tickets and more information here
BISNOW: Boston Office of the Future-Moderator Date: May 14, 2018
Time: 7:30-10:30 a.m. Location: Boston Marriott Long Wharf, 296 State Street, Boston, MA 02109 Moderator: Lisa Nickerson Summary: As Boston's economy continues to flourish, the demand for innovative, creative, office space is higher than ever. A top contender for HQ2, Boston is a "must have" location for many industries. As the demand for Boston office space continues to skyrocket, Boston's best and brightest CRE professionals are up for the task. More information here
South Shore: Council of Women Realtors
Date: May 14, 2018
Time: 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Sconset Landing, 1 Park Drive, Hanover, MA 02339
More info here
BRAGB: Creating Clients for Life
Date: November 2, 2017
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Jake & Joe's in Norwood, 475 Providence Hwy, Norwood, MA 02062 Talk: Workplace of the Future: What tenants want Presenter: Lisa Nickerson Summary: Get more contracts. Retain your customers. Build your clientele. Increase job sizes. Improve income. Sound good? Hear what Lisa Nickerson has to say to help you help yourself and your business! 
Bisnow: State of Boston Healthcare-Moderator
Date: May 23, 2017
Time: 7:30a.m.
Location: Lifetime Center 300 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill Newton, MA 02467 Moderator: Lisa Nickerson
BU 5th Gear Shift Conference: Women Navigating & Powering Your Career
Date: March, 2017
Time: 2:00-3:00p.m.
Location: School of Hospitality Administration, 928 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA
More info here
NEREJ Live, Work & Play Developments
Date: March, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location: Boston Marriott Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466
ULI: Meaningful Relationship Building
Date: November 11, 2016

Time: 8-9:30 a.m.
Location: 100 Northern Ave, Boston, MA 02210
Featured Speaker: Lisa Nickerson
Enterprise Center at Salem State University: Million Dollar Woman Breakfast Symposium
Date: November 3, 2016

Location: The Hawthorne Hotel in Salem
Featured Speaker: Lisa Nickerson
Bisnow: Boston’s Major Projects-Moderator
Date: August 2016
Date: August 11, 2016
Location: Causeway Street
Attendees: 135
Moderator: Lisa Nickerson

Joel Sklar- Samuel & Associates
Robert Plumb- AEW Capital Management
Sam Park- Sam Park Companies
Kenan Bigby- Trinity Financial
Ken Papa- HubSpot

Founder and Principal of Nickerson & Nickerson RE, Lisa Nickerson, will moderate Bisnow’s event on Boston’s Major Projects. This engagement offers insightful facts and various opinions about the future developments in and around the city of Boston. Neighborhoods and environments are being strategically designed and created to help build an atmosphere that properly reflects Boston’s diversified culture. Multiple developers have seen the importance and high demand for mixed- use properties and know they will continue to attract multiple groups of people.

These new projects are not only confined within the city of Boston, but have been quickly spreading throughout the city’s surrounding suburbs. Topics will include new development trends throughout the city and state of Massachusetts.
Bisnow: Boston Future of Downtown-Moderator
Date: June 21, 2016

Location: Seaport aloft Hotel
Attendees: 288
Moderator: Lisa Nickerson
Scott Pollack- Arrowstreet
Maura Moffatt- Synergy Investments
Lee Pelton- Emerson College
Stephen Faber- Related Beal
Rosemarie Sonsone – Downtown Boston Business Improvement District Corporation

Lisa Nickerson the Principal and founder of Nickerson & Nickerson RE will moderate one panel out of two, regarding Bisnow’s Future of Downtown Event. This engagement offers insightful facts and various opinions about the past, present, and bright future of this bustling city’s central hub. The discussion will touch base upon many current developments and potential plans for Downtown in regards to commercial, residential and industrial real estate as well as the opportunities and challenges of living and working in the area. Discussions will also include future developments and the influences that prompted the revitalization of Downtown.
Bisnow: 5th Annual State of the Seaport- Panel Moderator
Date: March 2016


Date: March 9, 2016
Location: Boston Marriott Long Wharf, Boston MA
Title: 5th Annual State of the Seaport
Style: Panel Moderator
Attendees: 600

Heather Boujoulian- SVP of the Berkshire Group
David Greaney- President of Synergy Investments

Lisa Nickerson, the Principal and founder of Nickerson & Nickerson RE leads the latest discussion on the current state of the Seaport as moderator for one of three panels at Bisnow’s State of the Seaport event! This event offers insight into the past, present, and future of the Seaport district, touching on commercial, residential and industrial real estate as well as the opportunities and challenges of living/working in the area., accompanied Nickerson during their panel discussion of the current state of the Seaport. Nickerson will discuss topics on how the Seaport District is presently viewed by Bostonians to the amenities, public spaces, and neighborhoods found within the area.
Newton-Needham Chamber Marketing Workshop: Marketing for Real Estate Professionals
Date: January 22, 2016

Location: NewTV Newton Media Center Studio, Newton MA
Presentation Lecturer: Lisa Nickerson
Attendees: 40 registered
Summary: Sold Out
BC’s Begin the Journey Panel
Date: December 1st, 2015

BC’s Begin the Journey Panel

Location: Liberty Hotel, Boston MA
Attendees: 100 +

How can you embrace your power and use it to your advantage? How can you authentically assert your influence to create a successful career path on your own terms? How can you leverage your power to achieve you goals?
Bentley University: Marketing & Communications Career Conference - Panel
Date: November 8, 2015

Location: Bentley University, LaCava Executive Dining Room
Attendees: 100+ (Sold out)
Lisa Nickerson – Principal, Nickerson
Melissa Nazar – Manager, Content Marketing, Experian
Rhen Wilson – Director of Marketing, Boston Interactive
Ned Wallroth – Partner, Amalgam

A day to hear directly from professionals in your fields of interest while networking with employers.
SIOR Fall International World Conference: Chapter Marketing & Communications Best Practices
Date: October 7, 2015

Location: Palmer House, A Hilton Hotel, Chicago, IL
Attendees: 500 +

Jenny Faucher- Managing Matters Inc., SIOR Canada Central Chapter
Lisa Nickerson- Nickerson PR, SIOR New England Chapter
Christy Vogel- Marketing Direction, SIOR Florida Chapter
Jeff Johnson- SIOR, CCIM, Northwest Regional Director, Moderator.

Discover what professional marketers do for chapters to increase awareness of SIOR, the designation, and members. Receive tips and suggestions to
cost-effectively promote SIOR no matter the size of your budget.
Small Business Expo 2015: Make or Break Your Business
Date: October 8, 2015

Location: Hynes Convention Center, Boston MA
Featured Speaker: Lisa Nickerson
Attendees: 500 +

A panel of small business experts will answer all of your most urgent questions about marketing a successful business.
ICSC: Boston Next Generation: CEO Luncheon
Date: November 20, 2014
Date: November 20th, 2014
Location: The Bancroft, 15 Third Avenue, Burlington, MA 01803
Nancy M. Davids- Director and Co-Chair, Retail Goulston & Storrs
Tom Goermaat- Chief Executive Officer, Shawmut Design and Construction
Stephen R. Karp- Chairman & CEO, New England Development
Lisa A. Nickerson- Principal & Managing Director, Nickerson PR

The event will feature some of the most dynamic and accomplished leaders in the retail real estate industry and a rare opportunity to hear firsthand the secrets to their success.
COMDay 2014: Speed Networking Session
Date: March 11, 2014

Location: Lasell College, Newton MA
Title: Speed Networking Session
Round Table Member: Lisa Nickerson

Find out what employers are looking for in new hires
WLI/ULI Boston/New England: Developing Your Personal Brand
Date: February 27, 2014
Date: February 27th, 2014
Location: Goodwin Procter, 53 State Street, Boston MA 02109
Presenter:Lisa Nickerson
Attendees: 58

WLI Presents: “Looking to stand out as an industry thought leader? If you want to promote yourself – as both a speaker and an expert in your field – you must have a compelling personal brand.”
Public Relations and Marketing expert Lisa Nickerson will discuss the importance of branding and how to incorporate your experience, expertise and skill sets into forming your own personal brand. Nickerson will offer tips and strategies to best position yourself, advance your career, and enhance your standing in the real estate industry.
Associated Subcontractors of Massachusetts Seminar: Marketing Bootcamp for Contractors
Date: February 3, 2014

Location: Marriott Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton MA 02466
Seminar Leader: Lisa Nickerson
Attendees: 62

Lisa Nickerson, Principal of Nickerson and Nickerson RE along with Matthew King, Director of Creative Services at Nickerson discuss how contractors are known for doing great work, but not necessarily known for marketing and promoting their skills. This could be costing many of them critical bidding opportunities, and big dollars in potential project work. That’s why ASM is holding this special seminar on the importance of marketing and branding for construction industry firms. Lisa Nickerson and Matthew King will discuss their significant expertise in the AEC and real estate industries. The presentation also will include specific examples of how companies have used marketing efforts to grow their business in good economies, and hold steady during bad economic times. And we’ll include time for plenty of participant interaction and feedback.
National Association of Women in Construction: Summer Social on Public Relation Trends
Date: July 30, 2013

Location: Boston Seaport Hotel, Boston MA
Keynote Speaker: Lisa Nickerson
Attendees: Sold out

Present and identify key public relations trends specific to the real estate and AEC companies. Nickerson expanded upon the topics of risk management planning, managing crisis public relations and the important aspects of social media in the industry today. Additionally, she discussed social media and how it relates to the construction industry.
Robinson & Cole: PR and Social Media Trends
Date: April 2013
Boston College Real Estate Club: Careers in Real Estate – Advice from Practitioners
Date: November 21, 2013

Location: Boston College Higgins 300, 140 Commonwealth Ave, Chestnut Hill MA 02467
Featured Guest Speaker: Lisa Nickerson

Featuring: Lisa Nickerson, BC ’95 - President and Founder of Nickerson PR, a public relations firm that services most of Boston’s top real estate companies Jason Denoncourt, BC ’00 – Project Manager for The Gutierrez Company, one of the area’s top real estate development firms.

Radio/ TV Engagements

WCVB Chronicle: Real Estate: Changing Trends
Date: April 2016
HCAM- Hopkinton Coffee Break: TV Featured Guest
Date: April 2016
Golfing the World: TV Featured Guest
Date: August 2015
Solopreneur: Crash-Course in PR- TV Featured Speaker
Date: May 2015
Power Players with Grant Cardone: Public Relation Trends- TV Featured Guest
Air Date: March 2015
NEREJ Radio/Video: The Current Housing Market: Featured Guest
Date: June 2014
Radio Entrepreneurs: Communication Services- Featured Guest
Date: May 2013
Friends of Kevin: The Public Relations Industry- Featured Guest
Date: October 2012