Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) hosted its 2017 Global Symposium Sept. 24-26 in Vienna, Austria, the network recently announced. The event gave insight into the global marketplace and new strategies for growing a business, as well as the opportunity to see Vienna. Attendees hailed from the countries all over the world, including Aruba, China, Denmark, Italy, New Zealand, South Africa, Switzerland and the UK.
“With all the recent shifts and exponential growth in key world markets, this well-attended event brought together leading experts from real estate communities across the globe to discuss pertinent trends and opportunities in various sectors,” says Pam O’Connor, president and CEO of LeadingRE.
The Symposium included expert panelist Matthew Ferrara, dean of Innovation for LeadingRE Institute, who discussed the role of artificial intelligence in completely rewriting the rules of marketing. Marci Rossell, chief economist for LeadingRE, shared insights about population shifts, demographic changes and political influences that are affecting the global economy.
Attendees also heard from O’Connor, who discussed how the opportunities for assisting globally-focused clients is driving the growth of the company’s network by combining trusted relationships with technological progress. Paul Boomsma, president of Luxury Portfolio International®, spoke about growth statistics for global real estate, where the greatest opportunities are, and how LeadingRE is leveraging its scope and membership expertise to take advantage of those opportunities. Additional LeadingRE and Luxury Portfolio International staff speakers included:
- Chris Dietz, Executive Vice President Global Operations, LeadingRE
- Stephanie Pfeffer-Anton, Executive Vice President, Luxury Portfolio International
Participants also received first-hand reports on select markets around the world from member speakers and heard from keynote presenters, including:
- Geoff Ramm, creator and author of “Celebrity Service,” “OMG Marketing” and “OMG Strikes Back”
- Debra Searle, entrepreneur, adventurer and motivational speaker
The Symposium was held at the Grand Hotel Wien in Vienna.
For more information, please visit www.LeadingRE.com.
For the latest real estate news and trends, bookmark RISMedia.com.