Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Members Attend the 22nd Annual Luxury Real Estate Conference in Toronto, Canada
Posted by Chantele Machado — October 6, 2017
SEATTLE, WA USA – Sunday, October 1st, members of the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network began arriving in Toronto, Canada to attend the 22nd Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference. The four-day affair brought together real estate professionals and keynote speakers from around the world to connect, share and discuss the latest trends in the luxury real estate industry.
Keynote speakers included social scientist and educator Dr. Mary Donohue, who spoke about how to leverage technology to effectively communicate with team members or clients of different generations; Chris Voss, FBI’s former lead international kidnapping negotiator who founded and currently CEO of The Black Swan Group, lead a lively and compelling forum concerning FBI tactics that are useful for negotiating, as well as preserving a productive long-term relationship between real estate professionals and their clients; and Sami Jo Small, a three-time ice hockey Olympian with two Olympic gold medals, whose message focused on teamwork and motivation, sharing her motto as inspiration, “in life, you don’t always get to choose the role you play, but you do get to choose how you play it.”
In addition, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate members led expert panel discussions throughout the conference regarding “Government Influence on Local Real Estate Markets,” “Women Leaders in Real Estate,” “Forget about Buying Leads, the Key to a Successful Real Estate Practice is Building Lasting Relationships” and “Reaching Beyond the Listing Presentation.” Attendees also engaged in round table discussions on best practices using technology and marketing strategies that win listings and get them sold.
Additional targeted presentations led by Luxury Real Estate partners covered referrals, digital technology in real estate marketing, market forecasting and the role demographics play in home buying decisions. Sponsors and local hosts of the conference included Boston Logic, Johnston & Daniel, BombBomb, Carmel Realty Company, Royal LePage Carriage Trade Luxury Properties, Concierge Auctions, duPont Registry, Engel & Völkers USA, Harvey Kalles Real Estate, Reidy Productions, Unique Homes, Xpressdocs and The Wall Street Journal.
Lifetime Achievement Award recipients Harvey and Elise Kalles hosted a property tour through Toronto to some of the most spectacular listings in the region, including 120 Inglewood Dr., a resplendent stone manor overlooking a ravine with spectacular city skyline views; and 46 Forest Hill Rd., a stunning estate with immaculate and sophisticated details throughout.
The event ended with a dinner and awards presentation, where the Luxury Real Estate Awards were presented, and Harvey and Elise Kalles were honored as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients for their continual success in luxury real estate. To see the full list of winners, please visit Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate Presents Awards at the 22nd Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference
The 22nd Annual Luxury Real Estate Fall Conference is hosted by Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Chairman, John Brian Losh, and is one of four annual exclusive events that bring together the most prominent luxury real estate professionals from across the globe to discuss current real estate trends.
A worldwide collection of top brokers representing the finest luxury properties across the globe, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate has been leading the real estate industry since 1986. This hand-selected group of more than 130,000 professionals with properties in more than 70 countries collectively sells over $300 billion of real estate annually, making it the most elite and comprehensive luxury real estate network in the world.
Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate’s global network is showcased on LuxuryRealEstate.com, which remains the #1 portal for luxury properties on the web and has more $1,000,000+ content than any near-peer. The company has been recognized as a leader in the industry by Forbes, The Webby Awards, Web Marketing Association, Maggie Awards, ADDY Awards, the Inc. 5000 List, and more.