Luxury Real Estate Holds 17th Annual Fall Conference in Scottsdale, Honors Patricia Petersen

Posted by Courtney Jansen — October 9, 2012

1349800532The 17th Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference was recently held Monday, October 1st to Wednesday, October 3rd, at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale, Arizona. Keynote Speakers included ESPN SportsCenter Anchor, Linda Cohn and Gene McNaughton of Business Breakthroughs International.

The conference was hosted by John Brian Losh, Chairman/Publisher of Luxury Real Estate, ( and Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate), a membership-driven luxury brokerage assemblage based in Seattle, Washington. The network includes the most prominent global luxury brokers and meets three times each year, nationally and internationally, to discuss current real estate trends.

Discussions covered multiple topics of great interest to those who serve the high net-worth demographic, with a particular emphasis on market trends, technology solutions and recent innovations in the industry. A Board of Regents meeting preceded the conference, as well as several activities that allowed attendees to enjoy the Arizona lifestyle.

The presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to Patricia Petersen of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty was the culmination of the event. This prestigious award is given to Luxury Real Estate members who set an example for the real estate industry and display excellence throughout their career. “I have enjoyed watching Patricia Petersen’s success over the years,” states John Brian Losh. “She is a true colleague and dear friend and we are honored to give her this award”.

Other award winners include: Best Brand Integration: Colorado Group Realty, Best Industry Networking: Silvana Malpelli, Brown Harris Stevens, Best Overall Marketing Package: Coldwell Banker Mason Morse, Best Print Marketing: The Invidiata Team, RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty, Best Website – Design: 2Costa Rica Real Estate,, Best Website – Innovation: Jon Wade,, Billionaires Club: Rob Thomson, Walt Danley, Sandra Baldwin, and Florence Shapiro & Ivan Sher, Extraordinary Philanthropist: Jenny Pruitt, Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty, Most Impressive Listing: Carrie Wells, Coldwell Banker Mason Morse, Most Innovative Marketing Technique: Rimontgó, Most Outstanding Vacation Rental: Private Trade Winds, Outstanding Rookie: Stephen Udoff, Pritchett-Rapf Realtors, Outstanding Social Media Savvy: Blayne Beacham, Beacham & Company, Realtors, Most Valued Partner: Bright Door Systems, Inc.

About, a Webby Award Honoree, has been voted ‘Best of the Web’ by Forbes magazine multiple times, praised by the International Herald Tribune, Town & Country, the Wall Street Journal and has been ranked ‘Best Website’ by consumers according to surveys by the Luxury Institute. Since its debut in 1995, 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. has several times more $1,000,000+ content of any near-peer.

Known in the industry for the last quarter-century as the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network, a global collection of the finest luxury real estate brokers in the world, this group of more than 70,000 professionals in more than 85 countries collectively sells in excess of $190 billion of real estate annually, with an average sale price of $2,450,000. Members sell homes for record prices and handle transactions of incredible complexity and magnitude with complete discretion. Every member is carefully selected by Chairman/Publisher John Brian Losh, one of REALTOR Magazine’s 25 Most Influential People in Real Estate and broker of fine properties and estates through his Seattle-based brokerage firm, Ewing & Clark, Inc.

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