The Luxury Portfolio Affluence Forum is an exclusive event where you’ll have the opportunity to network with your peers from across the country and get access to the latest trends and information about the affluent consumer through engaging speakers, panels, case studies and more. You will leave this event empowered and better positioned to train your agents on leveraging Luxury Portfolio as they work with high-end homebuyers and sellers.
The Affluence Forum is open to all company staff involved with luxury properties, including brokers, marketing, relocation, etc. It is also valuable for sales managers with offices in affluent communities. This forum is only open to current members of Luxury Portfolio International®.
This forum is not available to sales associates. Our next sales associate events are LeadingRE’s ASEAN Immersion Conference, May 8-10. The Global Symposium in Barcelona, September 27-29, the Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT and Agent SUMMIT, February 18-20, 2019 at Wynn Las Vegas.
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Mickey ALAM KHAN
Mickey ALAM KHAN is founder and editor in chief of Luxury Daily, the world's leading luxury business publication. Luxury Daily reports on all sectors of the luxury business each day, supported by special reports, webinars, awards and conferences such as Luxury FirstLook, Women in Luxury, Luxury Roundtable, Luxury Retail Summit and the Luxury Marketing Summit. Based in New York, Mr. Alam Khan also founded and edited Mobile Marketer and Mobile Commerce Daily, two leading mobile trade publications that he sold in 2017. Prior to that, he was editor in chief of eMarketer and DM News. He was also foreign correspondent on Advertising Age for five years from 1993 to 1998
As managing partner at YouGov America, Cara oversees the management and business development for YouGov’s wealth practice, which includes the Affluent Perspective Global Study as well as custom research for leading brands serving the global affluent population. For ten years, Cara directed the Survey of Affluence & Wealth, which she co-founded with Dr. Jim Taylor. Cara brings to YouGov over thirty years of experience in affluent lifestyle media.
Jae Joo is a New York based interior designer. Her eclectic approach revolves around careful consideration of a client’s tastes and personality while incorporating and acknowledging the intrinsic architectural characteristics of a space. Her past projects range from full brownstone restorations to tackling expansive industrial lofts all over NYC. Jae’s goal in designing a home is to mix and match unique pieces, while seamlessly balancing the traditional, contemporary, and eccentric into fun and functional living spaces.
Author and keynote speaker, Chandler is a strategic thinker in corporate leadership, enterprise management, and consumer understanding.
Chandler helps clients connect, share, and apply results from YouGov Affluent Perspective on how affluent people around the world live, save, spend and manage their households. He has guided marketing strategies for clients that span a variety of industries including real estate, travel and hospitality, golf, luxury apparel retail, consumer goods, food and beverage, private aviation, bespoke personal finance and investing, and others..
Peter Pennoyer is the principal partner of Peter Pennoyer Architects, a New York-based, 60-member firm with commissions worldwide. He has made the study of history a generating force in his work and believes that by mastering the interpretation of architectural history, he and his colleagues design projects that are both modern and classical. With current projects from Hong Kong to Florida to New York’s Upper East Side the Pennoyer practice is extending its reach and range to include institutional and commercial buildings.
Noa Santos grew up in Hawaii and studied business and architecture at Stanford before moving to NY to pursue his love for Interior Design. Once he moved to NY, he began working with a high-end design firm and quickly realized the industry needed a fix. Shortly after striking out on his own, he launched Homepolish in 2012 as a solution to make interior design more accessible to a wider audience and help accelerate designer's careers. Now 6 years later, Homepolish works with over 600 designers nationwide and appeals to clients with budgets ranging from $20,000 to upwards of a million.
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With over 20 years of experience in real estate, Paul Boomsma serves as president and CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), a global real estate community of 565 real estate firms spanning six continents. He created the highly successful Luxury Portfolio International® division for LeadingRE, previously serving as its president. He also headed operations and strategic marketing for LeadingRE as COO. Paul began his career marketing luxury office towers and later joined a top residential firm, before becoming national marketing director for a major franchise. Today, he is a frequent industry speaker on topics that include: consumer trends, global business practices, and working with affluent buyers and sellers. Among his many distinctions, he was named to the 2018 Swanepoel Power 200, ranked on Inman’s Most Influential and received the Unique Homes’ Award for Excellence in Luxury Home Marketing.
Stephanie Anton is the President, Luxury Portfolio International®. She has been with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® since 2005 and today oversees the strategic direction and day-to-day operations of Luxury Portfolio International, the companies high-end marketing division. She frequently speaks to audiences around the world about the luxury industry at large, real estate marketing, and research and insights into the affluent consumer. She has been named to the Inman 101 list of innovative leaders driving industry change, the Swanepoel Power 200 list of most influential real estate professionals and Luxury Daily's prestigious ranking of Luxury Women to Watch 2017, a select list of 25 accomplished executives set to make a difference in luxury.
Anne Colvin is the primary account manager for US Luxury Portfolio members and handles new member onboarding and recruiting, existing account management, training, and general administration of the Luxury Portfolio program. With a professional Bachelor of Architecture degree from Syracuse University, Anne has worked as a project designer at architectural design firms in both Chicago and Boston. Notable projects included the White Elephant Resort in Nantucket, Patriot Place at Gillette Stadium, and Neiman Marcus department stores. Prior to joining the Luxury Portfolio team in 2010, Anne began her career in real estate working in leasing and property management in Chicago’s north neighborhoods.
As the Senior Manager, Marketing Services for Luxury Portfolio International®, Michelle Walsh oversees the luxury marketing team, leads ongoing strategic initiatives and spearheads new product developments.
Prior to joining Luxury Portfolio, Michelle worked in marketing and creative services supporting the technology industry in Illinois, as well as in publishing in the D.C. area. Michelle holds a Bachelor's degree in Advertising from Michigan State University.
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PricingEarly Bird registration ends Thursday, July 12, 2018 | Standard Rate registration begins Friday, July 13, 2018
Luxury Portfolio Affluence Forum
Early Bird: $429.00 - Registration Ends:
Standard: $479.00 - Registration Begins:
Online registration closes 11:59 pm CDT on Monday, August 6. Register by Monday, August 1 to be included on the attendee list.
Please note the cost of meals for this event is estimated to be $225.00. Please consult your tax advisor.
A full refund of your registration is available through Thursday, July 12, 2018. Cancellations made between July 13, 2018 and July 30, 2018, will be charged a $100 administrative fee. No refunds for registration fees will be given beginning Wednesday, August 1, 2018.
Registered attendees may modify or cancel their registration online, using their confirmation number and email address.
A $50.00 fee will apply to any registration name substitutions made beginning Friday, July 13, 2018. All requests for substitutions must be received in writing to Events@LeadingRE.com.
Airport TransportationJohn F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Estimated taxi cost: $62.00
Estimated time by taxi: 75 min
La Guardia Airport (LGA)
Estimated taxi cost: $45.00
Estimated time by taxi: 45 min
Newark International Airport (EWR)
Estimated taxi cost: $75.00
Estimated time by taxi: 60 min
Train charge (one way): $15.00
(open to members and approved vendors)
The Affluence Forum is an ideal time to market your company to luxury marketing specialists from throughout the country. Opportunities are limited and will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve, please contact sponsorships2018@LeadingRE.com indicating your preferred sponsorship.
Open to Luxury Portfolio member firms, as well as approved companies that provide goods or services to luxury specialists or consumers.
- Opportunity for company person to make welcome remarks (non-commercial)
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