La Jolla, California (February 2018) – Several Realtors from Willis Allen Real Estate recently joined an accomplished group of real estate professionals from around the world at the Luxury Portfolio Agent SUMMIT in Las Vegas. The invitation-only event was open exclusively to sales associates who specialize in the luxury market and whose firms are affiliated with Luxury Portfolio International®, the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®.
Willis Allen’s Shawn Rodger, Sean Caddell, Drew Nelson, Andrew E. Nelson, Anne McBee, Linda Sansone, Melissa Russell, Ashley McEvers, Paul Fan, Christine Baker, Yvonne Oberle, Jennifer Anderson, Tammy Tidmore, Kelly Pottorff and Meghan Santos attended.
The 2018 Luxury Portfolio Agent SUMMIT featured education opportunities, networking and concentrations with three distinct tracks: Luxury, Marketing and Innovation/Design. Each concentration included panel discussions, interactive training and presentations that provided attendees with affective tools to reach the top 10% of consumers around the world. Attendees also engaged in education sessions that offered information on how agents can expand their business and varying demographics of luxury real estate consumers.
An impressive lineup of keynote speakers included MacArthur Fellow, author of Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance, and noted researcher on character development, Angela Duckworth, who shared her findings on the building blocks of success. Also featured was Charles Duhigg, author of the 2016 bestseller, Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business, who explained the eight critical concepts that can help everyone operate more efficiently and with greater results. Other speakers included former Chicago Cubs player and first runner-up on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars David Ross and award-winning journalist and noted host of On Second Thought for Georgia Public Broadcasting Celeste Headlee.
The conference included an economic forecast for 2018 by Dr. Marci Rossell, chief economist for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. Sessions also covered the art of negotiation, the evolution of real estate technology and what the latest consumer data says about the real estate market.
“By attending this exclusive event, these top Willis Allen agents were able to share their expertise in the global marketplace and develop a deeper understanding of the expectations driving today’s affluent buyers and sellers,” says Andrew E. Nelson, President & CEO of Willis Allen.
Luxury Portfolio International® (www.LuxuryPortfolio.com) is the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the largest global network of premier locally branded companies dominated by many of the world’s most powerful independent luxury brokerages. Luxury Portfolio International® attracts a global audience of visitors from over 200 countries/territories every month and marketed over 50,000 luxury homes to over three million high-net-worth visitors last year.
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