Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Members from Across the Globe Convene in Luxembourg for the 14th Annual Luxury Real Estate International Symposium
Posted by Chantele Machado — January 27, 2020
SEATTLE, WA - Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate recently hosted its 14th Annual Luxury Real Estate International Symposium on Tuesday, January 21st through the 23rd at Le Royal Hotel in Luxembourg. The event attracted top luxury real estate professionals, brokers and management from all over the world to exchange ideas, explore future business opportunities and generate global partnerships.
The International Symposium kicked off Tuesday with an inside look at the beautiful and historic Luxembourg City, guided by local host Lucien Douwes of Immopartner. Following the city tour, guests met back at the hotel to enjoy networking over drinks and hors d’oeuvres during the welcome reception.
The conference program commenced Wednesday with featured speaker Paloma Castro Martínez who explored and examined a range of luxury brands, product distinctions, the three principles of luxury and the art of luxury living. She also touched on her three pillars of the future of luxury brands, inclusivity, sustainability and women empowerment.
Attendees also heard from LRE® member led discussions covering the ‘Best Practices for Getting New Listings,’ ‘The Sharing Economy and its Impact on Real Estate’ and ‘Best Practices for Effective Marketing.’ In the evening, members made their way to Brasserie Schuman for a lively night of networking, cocktails and Luxembourg specialties.
Thursday morning, featured speaker Jean-Paul Scheuren, President of The Real Estate Chamber of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (CIGDL), who discussed the forefront of industry trends and shared insights on real estate investments and economics. After a brief networking break, the program continued with a presentation on luxury event marketing followed by a discussion on the upcoming year and beyond.
In the late afternoon, Lucien Douwes, Immopartner, hosted a property tour of two exceptional properties; an in-city oasis formerly owned by the Luxembourgish Royal Family as well as a Modern masterpiece located outside the city. During the tour, Lucien was presented with this year’s Global Affiliates of the Year Award for having greatly leveraged his global relationships for the benefit of his business, the network and the greater real estate community.
The International Symposium ended with a closing dinner at the intimate Ristorante Essenza, located in the historic heart of Luxembourg City, featuring local gourmet cuisine and wine.
Following the International Symposium is the 24th Annual Luxury Real Estate European Ski Trip, taking place this year in Lech, Austria from January 25th to February 2nd.
A worldwide collection of top brokers representing the finest luxury properties across the globe, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate has been leading the real estate industry since 1986. This hand-selected group of more than 130,000 professionals with properties in more than 70 countries collectively sells over $300 billion of real estate annually, making it the most elite and comprehensive luxury real estate network in the world.
Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate’s global network is showcased on LuxuryRealEstate.com, the No.1 portal for luxury properties online, presenting more multi-million-dollar estates than any near-peer. Frequently distinguished as a leader in the industry, the company has been recognized by Forbes, the Inc. 5000 List and The Wall Street Journal. In addition, they have been honored by The Webby Awards, ADDY Awards and named ‘Best Real Estate Website’ in the 2018 Internet Advertising Competition Awards and ‘Outstanding Website’ in the 2018 WebAwards by the Web Marketing Association.