SEATTLE, WA USA – The 12th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat was held Sunday, April 27th to Wednesday, April 30th at The Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Gala Dinner & Presentation of the Luxury Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award was the highlight of the event, which honored Beth Beauchamp for her remarkable career as one of the most respected real estate experts on all things waterfront.
A well-rounded array of topics were discussed throughout the retreat, which provided attendees with expert panels and presentations on marketing to a new generation of wealthy buyers, taking control of marketing and technology, real estate and citizenship, the who, what and why of luxury real estate auctions, how to out behave your competition and how to implement a complete paperless solution. Other Luxury Real Estate legends, and award recipients, Audrey Ross, Bill Mitchell, Saul Cohen and Diane Turton shared insight from their collective careers on a panel. Keynote speakers included Bernard Baumohl, chief global economist at The Economic Outlook Group, and Bob Danzig, former CEO of Hearst Newspapers, who shared his wisdom on the common traits of successful individuals.
Attendees also took advantage of several networking opportunities as well as chances to experience the Floridian lifestyle with a morning beach walk, high-rise property tour and a yacht tour. Members of the Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents, the governing body of the network which celebrates its 10 year anniversary in 2014, met preceding the event. Sponsors and partners of the event included Unique Homes, Sabadell United Bank, appFiles, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune International, Concierge Auctions, duPont Registry, HMY Yacht Sales, Empower Consulting Group, Intercoastal Realty, and Metamorphosis Consulting.
The 12th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat hosted by Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate and LuxuryRealEstate.com Chairman/Publisher John Brian Losh, is one of four annual invitation-only events that bring together the most prominent luxury brokers from across the globe to discuss current real estate trends.
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 consumer surveys. Since its debut in1995, LuxuryRealEstate.com has remained the #1 portal for luxury properties on the internet and has several times more $1,000,000+ content of any near-peer.
Known in the industry since 1986 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 130,000 professionals in more than 85 countries collectively sells in excess of $190 billion of real estate annually. Members are 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. Luxury Real Estate has been recognized by the Webby Awards, has received “Best of the Web” by Forbes Magazine, honored with an ADDY Award for Excellence in Web Design, deemed “Best Website” by consumer surveys, ranked in the Inc. 5000 List, noted as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies by Puget Sound Business Journal, and recognized by the Maggie Awards.