CHICAGO – (5/14/18) – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® attracted an elite audience of top real estate professionals from 16 countries for its first ASEAN Immersion Conference, held May 8-10 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The conference gave members of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) and Luxury Portfolio International® a unique opportunity to immerse in the thriving markets of ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. A Pre-Immersion Experience was also held prior to the conference in Singapore.
The ten countries of ASEAN – Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam – represent the world’s 6th largest economy and boast booming middle and upper classes, with active interest in buying real estate, both domestically and internationally.
The program focused on giving participants a better understanding of the distinctive markets and business practices in the region, with LeadingRE members from these markets providing first-hand insights. Additional topics included marketing and technology trends that are impacting real estate, the growth of financial technologies like blockchain and crowdfunding, global wealth patterns and the nuances of marketing to Asian High Net Worth Individuals.
Featured speakers included Natt Ford, Dot Property Group (Bangkok, Thailand); Marcelo Garcia Casil, DXMarkets (Singapore); Richard Teoh, Kings Estate (Hong Kong, China); Sr Sulaiman Akhmady Bin Mohd Saheh, Rahim & Co International (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia); Tan Sri Dato’ Abdul Rahim Bin Abdul Rahman, Rahim & Co International (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia); and Andrew Pang, YOO (Hong Kong, Hong Kong).
“This conference allowed members interested in this incredible growth region to strengthen relationships and gain in-depth knowledge that will help them maximize current and future business opportunities,” said LeadingRE President/CEO Paul Boomsma. “It reflects our mission to be a truly global real estate community, connecting the best professionals in ways that enhance their businesses and support their ability to provide real estate assistance around the world.”
For more on the event, visit http://asean.LeadingRE.com.
With a global membership that spans six continents, LeadingRE connects more than 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates who produce over 1.1 million real estate transactions each year. Learn more at www.LeadingRE.com.
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