Daniel Gale Sotheby's Attends Luxury Real Estate Marketing Conference
Posted by Kathleen Caputi — October 1, 2010
Daniel Gale Sotheby's Attends Luxury Real Estate Marketing Conference Markets Huntington, NY.September 29, 2010. Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty (DGSIR), one of the nation's leading Realtors, recently sent two of its top managers, SVP James P. Retz and Mary Ann Horne, SVP, regional manager and Manhasset sales manager to Seattle to attend the 15th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference. Keynote speakers were Cliff Burrows, President, Starbucks USA, and Stuart Silk, a prominent Seattle architect. The Luxury Real Estate Network, which includes the most prominent global luxury brokers, meets three times each year, nationally and internationally, to discuss current real estate trends.
The recent conference, hosted by John Brian Losh, Chairman and CEO of Luxury Real Estate (LuxuryRealEstate.com and Who's Who of Luxury Real Estate), covered multiple topics of particular interest to the luxury real estate community, including the state of the luxury market around the world. Discussions also focused on the effective use of social media marketing, catering to an international clientele and vacation rental best practices, to name a few. Starbucks President Cliff Burrows spoke of transforming the coffee powerhouse over the past two years.
Awards were presented for both individual excellence and company achievements. In prior years, DGSIR has been recognized for Best Overall Marketing Package and Best Website Design. Daniel Gale Sotheby's President and CEO Patricia Petersen was previously inducted into the Billionaires Club for both her individual accomplishments and for those of the Daniel Gale Sotheby's organization.
As a member of the group, Daniel Gale Sotheby's listings are featured on LuxuryRealEstate.com, an award winning website that has been recognized as a 2009 Webby Award Honoree, voted 'Best of the Web' by Forbes magazine multiple times and praised by the International Herald Tribune, Town & Country, and the Wall Street Journal. LuxuryRealEstate.com has remained the #1 portal for luxury properties on the internet, consistently driving more traffic to member websites and generating more qualified inquiries than any other website.
Founded in 1922, Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty consistently leads the nation in achieving one of the highest average sales prices in the country. Voted Best Residential Real Estate Company in the Long Island Business News annual readership poll, Daniel Gale Sotheby's is a billion dollar plus organization with close to 600 sales associates in 21 sales offices spanning Long Island. Services include an award-winning Relocation Center, a New Homes division, a Condominium Group, a Commercial Division; Ambassador Abstract, a full-service title company, and a Wells Fargo Home Mortgage affiliation. Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty has been the exclusive Sotheby's International RealtyR affiliate for Long Island's North Shore since 1976. Over the course of this relationship, Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty has gained exceptional national and international recognition, including taking top honors worldwide for the past several years.
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty is on the Regents Board of "Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate," a global network of leading real estate companies and active in both Real Trends and The Realty Alliance (some of the real estate industry's most influential companies with participation "by invitation only"). More information may be obtained at www.danielgale.com.