RISMEDIA, November 4, 2010—Diane Turton, president & broker of record of Diane Turton, Realtors and Cheryl Vetovick, director of marketing & development attended the 15th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference which was recently held at the Four Seasons Seattle. Keynote Speakers were Cliff Burrows, president, Starbucks USA, and Stuart Silk, Stuart Silk Architects.
The Conference was hosted by John Brian Losh, chairman and CEO of Luxury Real Estate, (LuxuryRealEstate.com and Who’s Who of Luxury Real Estate), a membership-driven luxury brokerage assemblage based in Seattle, Washington. The network includes the most prominent global luxury brokers and meets three times each year, nationally and internationally, to discuss current real estate trends.
The recent conference in Seattle covered multiple topics of great interest to those who serve the high net-worth demographic. An ongoing theme, covered at each of the conferences, is the state of the luxury market around the world. In addition, discussions focused on the effective use of social media marketing, catering to an international clientele, vacation rental best practices and many more. Featured speaker Cliff Burrows, president of Starbucks Coffee, USA, gave an inspirational talk about transforming the company over the past two years—a topic that resonated with several in the room.
The highlight of the event was the awards presentation, honoring the career of Patricia Choi of Honolulu, Hawaii, with the Lifetime Achievement Award. This prestigious award is given to Luxury Real Estate members who set an example for the real estate industry and display excellence throughout their career. Diane Turton was the first recipient of this prestigious award in 2005.
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