CIB Vlaanderen reikte dit jaar voor de 14e keer de Real Estate Awards uit.

Met deze awards bekroont, inspireert en stimuleert de beroepsorganisatie het ondernemerschap in de vastgoedsector.

De awards werden uitgereikt op donderdag 29 september 2022 in Brugge.


Digital Innovation Challenge

Take on the Digital Innovation Challenge, grab that Digital Innovation Award and kick-start your solution for the real estate market.

Do you want to …

  • Learn from real estate professionals?
  • Win a pilot within the CIB community?
  • Grow your network?
  • Stand on stage at the Real Estate 2022 Award Ceremony & grab the Digital Innovation Award?

Accept the challenge!

How does it work?

  1. Submit your project before 30 August
  2. Meet & Greet the jury and pitch your project on 6 September (exact location tbc)
  3. Win the Digital Innovation Award 2022 at the Real Estate Awards Ceremony on 29 September at La Brugeoise, Brugge

The winner

  • Grows his network amongst the CIB Vlaanderen members and  the larger real estate community: real estate agents and property managers.
  • Gets a pilot within the CIB community in collaboration with CIB’s IT partner. An excellent opportunity to get expert feedback and fine-tune your real estate solution.  
  • Gets editorial attention in CIB’s communication channels (worth €10.000)
    • Full page editorial CIB info: reach of > 7.500 real estate professionals
    • CIB social media & CIB newsletter coverage

Topics - we are looking for solutions that:

  • Improve the service level of the real estate professionals
  • Reinforce the role of the real estate agent or property manager
  • Are personal and relevant to the real estate customer journey
  • Are future-oriented and sustainable
  • Are simple, scalable and integrable into the existing processes of the real estate agent or property manager within the API first philosophy

The Jury

  • Stephan De Witte, General Manager, CIB Vlaanderen
  • Bart Van Der Schueren, Director,  ORIS
  • Barbara Van Den Haute, Administrateur-Generaal, Digitaal Vlaanderen
  • Marc Vervoort, Manager Data and Innovation, Dutch Cooperative Association of Real Estate Brokers and Appraisers
  • Aïdan Coppens, Bestuurder, Ifac Service
  • Mieke Paelinck, Departementshoofd Omgeving, HoGent

Why this challenge?

CIB Vlaanderen plays a leading role in the field of digitalisation in the real estate sector. Our organisation has implemented several innovative solutions in collaboration with a number of partners. These include RealSmart, an intelligent solution for the creation and management of dossiers by real estate agents, SmartBid, a tool to set up online bidding processes, or MyRent Pro, which allows you to register leases online. CIB Vlaanderen wants to support initiatives that make the work of real estate professionals more efficient and improve their service to the real estate consumer.

The pitch (max. 2 A4)

The pitch may be submitted in free format but must be sent by mail to rea@cib.be before 30 August 2022 as a pdf file. Videos, sample websites can be included as links.

Pitches in Dutch and French are allowed.

The participant must provide the information below: first & last name, company’s registered name, a valid email address, a valid phone number

Give the clearest possible description of the innovative service or product.

  • What problem do you solve?
  • For which target group?
  • What is the added value?
  • In what way does your idea contribute to a better proposition for the estate agent or property manager?
  • ROI?
  • Give a short description of yourself/your team