CHICAGO, IL – February 1, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Luxury Portfolio International™ will bring many of the world’s top luxury real estate associates and marketers together at its Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT March 22-24 at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando in Florida. The annual exclusive invitation-only event offers insights on today’s luxury lifestyles and how home and design trends, economic factors, and consumer preferences influence them.
The SUMMIT is expected to draw an international audience of more than 300 luxury specialists from leading real estate firms in the U.S. and abroad. The program will feature a prominent line-up of speakers, offering a fresh perspective on luxury living to help attendees be more strategic when serving luxury clientele in an ever-changing market.
Keynote speakers include Robert Frank, one of the country’s leading journalistic authorities on wealth and philanthropy, who has covered private wealth for The Wall Street Journal for the past seven years and is the author of the best-selling book, Richistan and the newly released The High-Beta Rich. Frank’s topic, ““Identities of the High-Beta Rich”,” will explore the realities of today’s affluent and focus on educating those who serve this highly targeted consumer group.
Also featured is Dr. Jim Taylor, vice chairman of Harrison Group, who will share insights and sales opportunities in a changing marketplace. One of the country’s most respected marketing and branding consultants, Dr. Taylor manages the nation’s foremost wealth research program, the Survey of Affluence and Wealth in America, for which Luxury Portfolio International™ is an exclusive sponsor.
Additional featured speakers and panelists include well-respected word of mouth marketing expert Spike Jones as well as many top brokers and agents from around the world.
“As the luxury market continues to shift, our real estate professionals advance by focusing on the ways they connect with their luxury clientele and market high-end homes,” notes President of Luxury Portfolio International™ Paul Boomsma. “The SUMMIT is designed to keep our members at the forefront of the market, offering insights on today’s luxury lifestyles and trends to exchange ideas with their peers, arming them to deliver the very best service and knowledge to their affluent clientele.”
For more information on Luxury Portfolio International™, visit www.luxuryportfolio.com.
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