Meetings and events are held on or about a quarterly basis with additional educational, networking and social opportunities available from time to time by way of invitation from similar commercial real estate organizations such as the Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association (COLBA) and the Commercial Real Estate Organization (CREO).

YOBA events are funded through support from sponsors including architects, attorneys, contractors, construction consultants, engineers, furniture specialists, building owners and landlords.


Upcoming Events

The Psychology of Influence - Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Please join us Wednesday, June 24th for a special COLBA/YOBA lunch at 211 E Chicago to hear Melinda Marcus, the guru of the science of influence, speak on how to use body language, persuasive principals and the science of psychology to turn prospects into clients, and clients into larger, more loyal clients. RSVP

WHEN: Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 11:45am - 1:30pm
WHERE: 211 E Chicago
WHAT: Luncheon

Previous Events

Mock Lease Negotation Seminar
Blackhawks Game Social
Cubs Game Social
Broker Boxing Social
10 Pin Networking Social
Architecture Tour
NBC 5 Chicago “Behind the Scenes” Tour
Lease negotiation seminar with DLA Piper attorneys Larry Fey and Mike Crandall
Crystal Ball Luncheon
YOBA Holiday Party
What’s the deal with Office Condo’s?
Maximize your TI Dollars
2nd Annual YOBA Cocktail Party
Trivia Night
Grand Opening of 300 N. LaSalle
Food and Drinks with Trendway
Rooftop Cocktails
5th annual CREO Idol Karaoke Competition
COLBA Lunch & Learn
5k Halloween Fun Run
Leasing in Today's World
Texas Hold’Em Poker Tournament
Crystal Ball Luncheon
LaSalle Street Pub Crawl!
2nd Annual Save the Girls Naughty or Nice Party
CREO Networking Event
Luncheon with Chicago Blackhawks President, John McDonough
A Special Afternoon with Frank Gehry
Cocktails with Drew Neiman
Lease Negotiations & "GREEN" Clauses Cocktail Hour
Lunch & Learn with Gary Lee Partners
COLBA Luncheon
Networking Event @ District Bar hosted by the USGBC
Capital Markets for Dummies
1st Annual Broker Laser Tag Tournament
Tim Ricketts speaks
A Taxing Matter
Junior Achievement Bowl a Thon
Happy Hour on the Roof Top
Continuing Ed Credit over Wine and Cigars
Tenant vs Landord
Capital Markets Update
Bringing Down the House
Real Estate Briefing with Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Tenant vs. Landord
Summer Kick-Off
The Future of Real Estate
Goose Island Brewery Tour
The Down and DIRTTy Roof Top Happy Hour
Pre-Election Rally
5th Annual Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament
COLBA Legends of Real Estate Luncheon
A Night At the Oscars
Dialogues with Gensler
Tailgate with Coach Fitzgerald
Luncheon with former Mayor Richard M. Daley