March 19, 2019
Illinois REALTORS® wrapped up its visit to Cannes, France, on Friday where members were taking part in the international MIPIM real estate conference.
Getting to France may seem daunting, but Marsha Collins-Mroz and Moses Hall said with advance planning it's possible to feel a lot more comfortable about making the cross-Atlantic journey. They shared tips on everything from booking flights early to what to do in case of a medical emergency.
This is the fourth in a series of podcasts produced by Illinois REALTORS® where members discuss the value of attending a conference that annually attracts more than 26,000 people.
March 19, 2019
Illinois REALTOR® Maurice Hampton has attended all five years of the conference with the association, and he admits that it was overwhelming at first.
"People always say the first time they attend that it is so overwhelming," Hampton said. "That is the truth to the truth to the truth. ... When you get inside the Palais you realize just how important this conference is toi a lot of the real estate world."
Hampton discusses his tips for making the most of the experience, and how to get the most networking possible done during the four-day event.
March 13, 2019
Illinois REALTORS® Alex Ruggieri and Andy Velkme said repeat visits and attention to networking are keys to making the MIPIM experience work. The pair have been attending the conference held annually in Cannes, France for several years.
March 12, 2019
From Cannes, France, Illinois REALTORS® Vice President of Communications Jon Broadbooks talks with President-elect Ed Neaves and association CEO Gary Clayton about Illinois REALTORS® participation in the MIPIM Conference, what the association gets out of the experience and how the program has evolved over the years.