Miami, FL (Vocus)October 27, 2010
The MIAMI Association of REALTORS will host foreign delegates from Brazil, France, Peru, Russia, Spain and other markets at its 17th Annual Miami International Real Estate Congress at the Miami Beach Resort on November 1 and 2.
Confirmed international delegates representing MIAMI partner associations include:
- FNAIM – Haute Garonne, France, delegation led by President Emmanuelle Lassalle-Michel
- FNAIM – French Rivera and FNAIM-National delegation led by International VC Kirkor Ajderhanyan,
- SECOVI Brazil delegation led by President João Crestana, Vice President Flavio Augusto Ayeres Amary, and Chief Executive Officer Laerte José Tadeu Temple
- AEGI Spain: Ángel Fernandez Muñoz, AEGI Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
- Russian Guild of Realtors: International Chairman Tatiana Rodionova
- Peru: Jorge Villaran, member of Peruvian National Association of Real Estate Agents
Known as “The Place to Do International Business,” the two-day, award-winning Congress will feature world-renowned speakers and presentations highlighting how local and U.S. Realtors can reach the increasingly crucial foreign buyer as well as assessing the strength of the market and how Realtors can identify and take advantage of new opportunities.
NAR Chief Economist and 2011 President-elect Headline Conference
National Association of REALTORS (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun will present the opening keynote session “Economic Update and Markets to Target for Foreign Investment”on November 1 at 10:00 am, followed by NAR First Vice President Maurice “Moe” Veissi’s“Global Real Estate: A National Perspective” session.
Other featured programs include: Peter Zalewski, Condo Vultures Realty & Consulting, will present “What Everyone Wants to Know About the Condo Market”; Tom Cunningham, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank will present “Economic Outlook: Southeast, Real Estate, and Capital Flows”; Janet Case, CEO of Proxio, Inc., will present “Connect, Communicate, Sell Globally”; Deborah Boza-Valledor, National and International Speaker, will present “Global Power Tools”; Kevin Brass, International Property Journal, will present “Trend Spotting in International Markets. “The Real Estate Guys” Robert Helms and Russell Gray will present “Developing Your International Portfolio” and “Creating Credibility and Taking Your Business Global”, respectively. The two-day event will also feature international market spotlights throughout the program.
“Real Estate Media Briefing”
November 1 – Media Briefings – 12:00pm to 1:10pm
“Real Estate Media Briefing”
Dr. Lawrence Yun – Moe Veissi – Peter Zalewski –
“International Markets Representatives”
– On Request
Miami Beach Resort & Spa
4833 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140
This year’s Congress features a new broker partnering event to connect U.S. and international professionals and build business relationships and referrals. It includes a private high-level meeting for Official International Delegates only – and two days of educational seminars, luncheons, networking events, and gala receptions showcasing some of Miami’s most beautiful luxury developments.
The Congress draws professionals seeking to learn about market conditions in Florida, the U.S. and internationally; to gain powerful marketing insights; to connect with real estate professionals from around the world and to generate business transactions now and in the future.
“We are excited to welcome delegations of professionals and leaders from some of our worldwide partner associations to showcase our global marketplace, share the best in international marketing, and create new business partnerships to expand business opportunities,” said Teresa King Kinney, chief executive officer of the Miami Association of Realtors. “This unique annual event helps promote Miami to the world and creates unprecedented business opportunities for local, national, and international real estate professionals.”
Terra Beachside, Peninsula II, and Icon Brickell will host evening gala receptions, offering hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and business networking opportunities. A luncheon for Congress registrants only will be hosted by 900 Biscayne.
To register for the Congress or for more information in multiple languages, go to 2010MiamiCongress.com.
MIAMI Association of REALTORS
The MIAMI Association of REALTORS was chartered by the National Association of Realtors in 1920 and is celebrating its 90th year of service to Realtors, the buying and selling public, and the communities in South Florida. Comprised of four organizations, the Residential Association, the Realtors Commercial Alliance, the Broward County Board of Governors, and the International Council, it represents 23,000 real estate professionals in all aspects of real estate sales, marketing, and brokerage. It is the largest local association in the National Association of Realtors, and has partnerships with more than 60 international organizations worldwide. MIAMI’s official website is http://www.miamire.com.
Lynda Fernandez, 305-468-7040 Office, 305-903-7922 Cell
Teresa King Kinney, 305-468-7010