Long & Foster Agents Set to Attend Global Real Estate Event

February 21, 2014

Many Long & Foster Real Estate sales associates will be taking part in a prestigious international real estate conference from Feb. 23-27 at Wynn Las Vegas. As a founding member and participant in the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE), Long & Foster will have more than 70 representatives joining more than 2,500 real estate professionals from nearly 20 countries, a record attendance for the annual LeadingRE Conference.

LeadingRE Conference Week is open to affiliates of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a global network of 500+ market-leading real estate firms representing more home sales than any other real estate organization. LeadingRE Conference Week offers targeted events for brokers, relocation professionals, sales associates, luxury specialists, sales managers and marketing and technology professionals.

Additionally, Long & Foster will have many representatives participating in the 2014 Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT at the conference. Attendees had to qualify for attendance at Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT by proving participation in the luxury market, creating an elite audience of true luxury specialists.

The event offers extensive networking opportunities where Long & Foster sales associates can build relationships and exchange ideas with other top associates from around the world. Educational sessions provide in-depth insights into high-end consumer preferences and luxury lifestyle and housing trends, focusing on the state of the global luxury real estate sector.

Keynote speakers for the conference and Luxury SUMMIT include former Navy SEAL Rorke Denver, who starred in the 2012 hit film “Act of Valor;” bestselling author, entrepreneur and former chief evangelist for Apple Guy Kawasaki; top-rated business author Daniel Pink; and internationally recognized graffiti artist, film maker and author Erik Wahl. In addition, more than 25 other guest speakers will address a diverse range of real estate topics, from technology and mobile strategies to sales coaching skills to real estate market insights.

“Conference Week has a tradition of attracting the best names in the business, who come together to share ideas and explore new strategies for serving the needs of home buyers and sellers,” said Pam O’Connor, president and CEO of LeadingRE. “We are especially pleased with the record-setting numbers for this year’s event.”

Long & Foster is the East Coast representative of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, the largest network of premier locally-branded firms producing over one million annual home sale transactions. LeadingRE provides its affiliates with an extensive range of brokerage services, including lead generation, cross-market referrals, branding support, luxury marketing, online exposure, technology systems, and industry-leading professional development.

Additionally, affiliates of Luxury Portfolio provide targeted exposure for 25,000 high-end homes annually to over three million high-net-worth visitors to award-winning website www.LuxuryPortfolio.com. The site features a total inventory of available properties totaling over $44 billion.

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