LIV Sotheby’s International Realty Attends Global Networking Event
Posted by Brittanny Havard — May 31, 2016
DENVER, CO - LIV Sotheby’s International Realty (LIV SIR) took the 2016 Sotheby’s International Realty Global Networking Event by storm, with nearly 100 LIV SIR brokers and leadership in attendance. The event, which took place from May 16th through May 18th in Las Vegas, Nevada, brought together approximately 2,300 members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network worldwide. This year’s conference was the most attended ever in Sotheby’s International Realty’s history.
“The Sotheby’s International Realty Global Networking Event offers an extraordinary experience and provides great value to our firm, and in turn, our clients,” said LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, president, Scott Webber. “Attending allowed us the opportunity to connect with the world’s most talented real estate professionals, gaining valuable insight into the industry, both on a global level and as a whole. The advantages offered through the Sotheby’s International Realty network and the brand’s vision for the future are unparalleled.”
Held at the Wynn Las Vegas, the Sotheby’s International Realty Global Networking Event was a dynamic three-day immersion into the brand, offering network members the unique opportunity to collaborate, share ideas and best practices, generate referrals and create lasting business connections around the world. The general sessions featured inspiring, emotional and motivational speeches from Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates, president and chief executive officer, Philip White, chief marketing officer, Wendy Purvey, and senior vice president, global operations, Francis X. Santangelo; as well as keynote speaker Daniel Lamarre, president and chief executive officer of Cirque du Soleil, and closing speaker Joe Castillo, the world’s premier “SandStory” performer.
“Our Global Networking Event celebrates the strength of the Sotheby’s International Realty network,” said White. “It is incredible to see how members of our network continue to utilize the resources we provide, take the reins and develop their own new opportunities and continue to grow their business. We are proud of our network, our heritage and our future, and the success of this year’s Global Networking Event is the culmination of it all.”
There were over 35 different breakout sessions offered, ranging in topics from sales and negotiation tactics, to the changing landscape and demographics of home ownership, to the power of branding and marketing, and more. Esteemed members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network volunteered to play an integral part in the sessions, sharing advice, best practices and personal experiences with their peers while serving as breakout hosts, guest speakers and expert panelists.
From LIV Sotheby’s International Realty’s Vail office, top producer Tye Stockton of The Stockton Group, captained the “Ski Town” sphere, designed to connect affiliates that specialize in ski town communities and facilitate closer working relationships among them. Stockton moderated a panel about how to best meet the needs of buyers and sellers in the resort real estate market.
"The Global Networking Conference was a great opportunity to connect with other Sotheby's International Realty associates from around the world and with those that share similar lifestyle markets,” said Stockton. “By utilizing the Sotheby's International Realty brand and working with our affiliates in similar markets, we have learned to leverage what we do in conjunction with the brand. Our goal is to stay in touch and collaborate beyond the GNE.”
Leadership from LIV SIR was also asked to participate in panels and discussions. LIV SIR delivers unmatched services to its clients and is considered a leader within the brand. “Not only do we have the best, most qualified, brokers at LIV SIR, we also have the resources to provide the highest level of service to our clients. It was an honor to share our most successful marketing initiatives with others in the brand, and to learn from and collaborate with one another,” said LIV SIR vice president of marketing, Kristen Muller.
LIV Sotheby’s International Realty is a leading provider of relocation services for the Metro Denver area, Front Range, Summit County and Vail Valley. LIV SIR vice president of relocation, Kim Taylor, was invited to speak at a roundtable at the GNE, and commented on the GNE’s importance to Relocation. “We assist many clients who are moving either into or out of our area and the strength of our relationships with other real estate companies is key,” said Taylor. “Attending the recent GNE provided an outstanding opportunity to network with other exceptional Sotheby’s agents, enhancing our ability to service our customers’ needs, on both a national and international level.”
As a Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate, LIV SIR and its clients also benefit from an association with the Sotheby's Auction House, allowing the firm’s sales associates the opportunity for real estate referrals with auction house clientele as well as the unique ability to refer real estate clientele for appraisal services for jewelry, art, antique furniture and collectibles.
For more information, contact Brittanny Havard, public relations manager, LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, at 303.486.3738. To service all of your real estate needs visit www.livsothebysrealty.com or call 303.893.3200.
About LIV Sotheby’s International Realty
LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, the exclusive Board of Regent for the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, has 12 office locations in the Denver Metro and surrounding areas, including Boulder, Castle Pines Village, Cherry Creek, Clayton Street, Denver Tech Center, Downtown Denver, Evergreen and the resort communities of Breckenridge and the Vail Valley. For more information, call 303.893.3200. To service all of your real estate needs visit www.livsothebysrealty.com.