Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Holds 11th Annual Spring Retreat in Carmel, CA, Honors Vicki and Bill Mitchell of Carmel Realty Company
Posted by Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate — April 26, 2013
The 11th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat was recently held Sunday April 21st to Wednesday April 24th, at the La Playa Hotel in Carmel, California. Keynote Speakers included International Race Car Driver and Indianapolis 500 winner, Danny Sullivan and Digital Marketing Strategist, Philippa Gamse of Websites That Win.
The Retreat was hosted by John Brian Losh, Chairman/Publisher of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, (LuxuryRealEstate.com), a network of top luxury real estate brokers. The network includes the most prominent global luxury brokers and meets three times each year, nationally and internationally, to discuss current real estate trends.
At the conference, discussions centered on topics pertinent to those who serve the high net-worth demographic in real estate, with particular emphasis on public relations, how the financial markets are driving luxury sales, entrepreneurship, team-building, website effectiveness, and running an efficient business. The Board of Regents, the governing body of the network, met preceding the conference. Other networking activities such as a Carmel & Pebble Beach property tour, wine tastings and a golf outing were held. Sponsors included Title Sponsor RPM Mortgage, Carmel Realty Company, the Wall Street Journal, Hualalai Realty, Unique Homes, duPont Registry, and Empower Consulting Group.
The presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to Vicki and Bill Mitchell of Carmel Realty Company was the culmination of the event. This prestigious award is given to Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate members who set an example for the real estate industry and display excellence throughout their career.
LuxuryRealEstate.com, 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, 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. LuxuryRealEstate.com 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.