CHARLOTTE, N.C. (March 14, 2013) – Members of the Allen Tate Company leadership team and agents were featured speakers at the 2013 Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) Annual Conference held February 24-28 at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
The event welcomed nearly 2,000 top real estate professionals from the U.S. and 17 countries around the world. Participating LeadingRE brokerages represent a significant share of the U.S. real estate market, with annual sales production of more than $234 billion.
The week-long series of conferences boasted a noteworthy line-up of speakers, who addressed topics relating to real estate management, technology, marketing and business development.
“The success of the conference was due in large part to our talented member speakers, who generously shared their strategies and insights with other members,” said LeadingRE President/CEO Pam O’Connor.
Allen Tate speakers and their topics included:
- Pat Riley, president and COO, Allen Tate Company – “Strengthening Your Leadership Team Through Strategic Hiring and Development,” facilitator
- Phyllis Brookshire, senior vice-president, Allen Tate Realtors – “Getting Agent Engagement in Institute and OUR WORLD,” panelist
- DJ Stephan, president, Allen Tate Relocation and Corporate Services – “Relocation Training Strategies for Positive Agent Buy-In,” panelist
- Mark Bardo, vice-president of administration, Allen Tate Company – “Do You Know What You Don’t Know About Leading RE?,” co-presenter
- Susan Larkin, vice-president of marketing and public relations, Allen Tate Company – “The Collaboration of Marketing and Technology,” panelist
- Diane Honeycutt, Team Honeycutt team leader, Allen Tate Realtors Concord Office – “Structuring and Managing an Effective Team,” panelist
- Katrina Richards, branch leader, Allen Tate Realtors Ballantyne Office – “Creating Effective, Efficient and Engaging Sales Meetings,” panelist
Keynote speakers included Pulitzer Prize-winning humor columnist and author Dave Barry and Shawn Achor, author of The Happiness Advantage.
Allen Tate Company is a founding member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the largest network of more than 500 premier locally-branded real estate firms. LeadingRE provides a broad range of brokerage services to its affiliates, including lead generation, cross-market referrals, branding support, luxury marketing, online exposure, technology systems, and industry-leading professional development.