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Gibson Sotheby's International Realty Participates in Global Luxury Real Estate Conference

GNE7Gibson Sothebys International Realty, recently participated in the 2016 Sothebys International Realty Global Networking Event. The event, which took place from May 16th through May 18th in Las Vegas, Nevada, brought together approximately 2,300 members of the Sothebys International Realty network, with more than 165 of the brands companies represented from 40 countries and territories worldwide.

GNE3The Sothebys International Realty Global Networking Event offers an extraordinary experience and provides great value to our firm, and in turn, our clients, said Larry Rideout, Gibson Sothebys International Realty Co-Owner/CEO. Attending allowed us the opportunity to connect with the worlds most talented real estate professionals to learn more about the industry, both on a global level and as a whole, the advantages offered through the Sothebys International Realty network and the brands vision for the future, all while creating lasting friendships and a valuable, global referral business.

GNE5Held at the Wynn Las Vegas, the Sothebys International Realty Global Networking Event was a dynamic three-day immersion into the brand, offering network members the unique opportunity to collaborate, share ideas and best practices, generate referrals and create lasting business connections around the world. The general sessions featured inspiring, emotional and motivational speeches from Sothebys International Realty Affiliates LLCs Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Wendy Purvey, chief marketing officer, and Francis X. Santangelo, senior vice president, global operations; as well as keynote speaker Daniel Lamarre, president and chief executive officer of Cirque du Soleil, and closing speaker Joe Castillo, the worlds premier SandStory performer.

Our Global Networking Event celebrates the strength of the Sothebys International Realty network, said White. This years conference was our most attended ever and it is incredible to see how members of our network continue to utilize the resources we provide, take the reins and develop their own new opportunities and continue to grow their business. We are proud of our network, our heritage and our future, and the success of this years Global Networking Event is the culmination of it all.

GNE4There were over 35 different breakout sessions offered, ranging in topic from sales and negotiation tactics, to the changing landscape and demographics of home ownership, to the power of branding and marketing, and more. More than 120 Sothebys International Realty network members volunteered to play an integral part in the sessions, sharing advice, best practices and personal experiences with their peers while serving as breakout hosts, guest speakers and expert panelists.

Gibson Sothebys International Realty which has offices in Boston, Cambridge and the surrounding areas, offers exclusive Sothebys International Realty marketing, advertising and referral services that are designed to attract well-qualified buyers to the firms property listings. Property listings from Gibson Sothebys International Realty also are marketed on the global website, as well as on the firms local website,

As a Sothebys International Realty affiliate, the firm and its clients also benefit from an association with the Sotheby's Auction House, allowing the firms sales associates the opportunity for real estate referrals with auction house clientele as well as the unique ability to refer real estate clientele for appraisal services for jewelry, art, antique furniture and collectibles.

The Sothebys International Realty network currently has more than 19,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in approximately 845 offices in 63 countries and territories worldwide. Each office is independently owned and operated.

Gibson Sothebys International Realtys hub office is located in the South End of Boston at 556 Tremont Street. For additional information, please call 866.766.7356 or email

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