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Miami Realtors to Host International Real Estate Congress

by | Oct 26, 2016
The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) will host the 22nd annual International Real Estate Congress on Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. About 80 foreign delegates from 13 countries and hundreds of Realtors from South Florida and the United States will network, learn and collaborate.

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MIAMI — The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) will host the 22nd annual International Real Estate Congress on Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. About 80 foreign delegates from 13 countries and hundreds of Realtors from South Florida and the United States will network, learn and collaborate.

“The MIAMI International Real Estate Congress is known for engaging and connecting the world’s top Realtors with powerful industry speakers and important market information,” said Teresa King Kinney, the chief executive officer of MIAMI. “We are honored to have gathered another All-Star lineup of presenters for our U.S. and international partners.”

Details: 

  • What: MIAMI International Real Estate Congress
  • Who: Hundreds of real estate professionals from around the world 
  • When & Where: Oct. 30 to Nov. 1 in Miami – Biltmore Hotel Coral Gables 

Speakers and Presentations
National Association of Realtors® (NAR) Chief Economist Lawrence Yun will headline the 2016 MIAMI Congress keynote speakers. Yun will present important statistics about the state of the national and regional housing markets.

Featured programming includes MIAMI CEO Teresa King Kinney revealing initial findings from the latest Miami Profile of International Buyers, a survey conducted for MIAMI by NAR. The presentation will include key statistics and trends on the top foreign countries purchasing Miami real estate.

South Florida’s beautiful weather, economic opportunities, growing urban core and top schools make the region one of the top places in the nation for foreign home buyers.

Last year, foreign real estate buyers in the South Florida real estate market accounted for 36 percent or $6.1 billion of total sales volume, according to the 2015 Profile of International Home Buyers in Miami Association of Realtors Business Areas, conducted by MIAMI and NAR. In Florida, Miami and Fort Lauderdale account for 50 percent of foreign sales, according to the 2015 Profile of International Home Buyers in Florida.

Coral Gables-based data security and privacy attorney Aldo Leiva and other nationally-regarded speakers will also present. For more information including agenda and other details, visit: http://www.miamicongress.com

MIAMI Congress Foreign Delegation
Foreign delegates from Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Colombia, Dubai (UAE), El Salvador, France, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Italy and Spain will participate at the MIAMI Congress.

Attendees will enjoy nightly gala receptions, engage with special international market briefings on several countries on Sunday, Oct. 30, and participate in marketing sessions to capitalize on the presence of MIAMI’s esteemed partners. MIAMI has official partnerships with 137 international organizations worldwide.

This year’s MIAMI Congress will include before and after event activities. The activities include property tours in Miami and Palm Beach. Read the complete schedule at MiamiCongress.com.

REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Orlando 
The MIAMI International Real Estate Congress will be held before the 2016 NAR REALTORS® Conference and Expo on Nov. 4-7 in Orlando.

MIAMI is offering chartered transportation for MIAMI Congress attendees to Orlando with advance reservations. The chartered transportation includes tours and events in Palm Beach.

MIAMI Congress attendees can fly into Miami and out of Orlando. Attendees must register separately for the NAR Conference at Realtor.org/convention.

Realtors should visit MiamiCongress.com to register. MIAMI members and International guests registration: $199. Non-members: $299.

MIAMI Congress Sponsors
MoneyCorp Exchange Experts is the diamond corporate sponsor for the 2016 MIAMI Congress. Lennar International Home Sales, Paramount Miami Worldcenter and Botaniko Weston are platinum sponsors. Forum Aventura and CAM International Real Estate Investment Services are gold sponsors.

For MIAMI media access, send credentials to lynda@miamire.com

For more information including agenda and other details, visit: http://www.miamicongress.com

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Media Contacts

Lynda Fernandez,
SVP of Public Relations
lynda@miamire.com 
(305) 468-7040

Teresa King Kinney
Chief Executive Officer
tkinney@miamire.com 
(305) 468-7000

Chris Umpierre
Director of Communications
chris@miamire.com
(305) 468-7047


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