Barbara J. Braley, CFO/Relocation Director, Pruitt Real Estate, Inc., recently attended the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® 2012 Annual Conference March 24-26 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, FL, the company has announced. The event was part of LeadingRE’s Conference Week, which attracted nearly 1,000 top real estate brokers, managers, relocation professionals, sponsors and guests attending from the U.S. and over a dozen countries around the world. Participating brokerages represented a significant share of the U.S. real estate market, with annual sales production of over $225 billion.
Keynote presenters included widely recognized scientific figure Dr. Michio Kaku with a perspective on “How Technology Will Revolutionize the Next 20 Years and Beyond,” and award-winning journalist, television legal analyst and trial attorney Lisa Bloom on “Understanding Today’s Consumers and the Culture Surrounding Them.” Also featured were Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) President/CEO and former FHA Commissioner David Stevens, who commented on the unprecedented challenges the mortgage industry will face in 2012, and social media expert Spike Jones, who offered guidance on “Engaging Your Associates with the Latest in Social Business.”
According to the company, experts from top real estate brokerages were also in the line-up, addressing timely topics impacting the real estate market. The Awards Gala, which recognized top performing members in various areas of brokerage achievement, was another conference highlight.
“The ideas that I took from the conference is that we have a great organization, education is the key to moving forward, and to continue to ask the question—“Why do I do what I do”—a question which enhances Pruitt Real Estate and its core values. My role as Relocation Director allows me to interface with the all of the Top Producing Companies of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, and to provide the best service for referrals to and from Pruitt Real Estate in Melbourne, Florida,” Braley says.
“The conference brought together some of the top names in real estate to explore the ever-changing landscape and the best ways to serve those buying and selling homes,” notes Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® President/CEO Pam O’Connor. “It was gratifying to hear so many of our members anticipate positive trends in the market, and the ideas exchanged will ensure that our brokerages retain their positions as market leaders.”
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