For the first time since 1929, Boston washome to the National Association of REALTORS (NAR) Conference & Expo from Nov. 2-5, 2018. The REALTORS Conference & Expo is the largest annual event for the most successful real estate professionals, taking place every November.This years event took placeat theBoston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) in Boston, Massachusetts. Gibson Sotheby's International Realty agents and staff had the opportunity toengage with otherindustry leaders, network with over 20,000 REALTORS, participate in overone-hundred educational sessions, and browse the industrys largest trade show with more than 400 exhibitors.
On Thursday, GBARGlobalwelcomedSpanish delegates toGBARs office, where they discussed currentmarket trends, introduced MLSpin, andenjoyed aNorth End property tour with GSIR agent Toni Gilardi.
GSIR agentDino Confalone serves as Treasurer and Global Council Chairman of GBAR. He has been a member of the Global Committee for four years, bringing the organization to official "Global Council" status under his leadership in 2018. Dick Leeacts asVice Chair.
On Sunday, the last day of the Conference, GBAR partnered with Gibson Sotheby's International Realty and the Chicago-based Mainstreet Council of Realtorsto host delegates fromcountries across the globe, including Poland, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Mexico, Serbia, Czech Republic, Ukraine, and Greece. The United States represented wereIllinois, Texas, Florida, and Ohio. Many of the international dignitaries were Presidents or Vice Presidents of their respective associations. Confalone led the esteemed groupon a tour of Harvard University, followed by aluxury property tour showcasing aCambridge property listed by GSIR agent Lisa Mayand a Brookline property listed by The Kyle Kaagan Team. Lisa May welcomed the national and international delegates and realtors to tour24C Bradbury Street.Kyle Kaagan, Wendy Coke and Jennifer Fantasiahostedthe groupat a preview of 80 Seaver Street in Brookline's Fisher Hill. The tourprovided unparalleled global exposure to bothstunning properties.
Thank you to our team and to our national and international colleagues for their participation and collaboration. We will see you next year!