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Networking Opportunities at Home & Abroad
2017 International Conferences / Meetings & Events
January 25–Jan. 29
Expo Immobiliaria ACOBIR , Panama City, Panama
Expo Immobiliaria ACOBIR is an annual conference attended by local and foreign buyers, international commercial and residential investors, real estate brokers, design and architecture professionals, hotel and multinational business executives, and the general public. Contact NAR liaison
MIPIM Commercial Real Estate Expo, Cannes, France
This large commercial real estate expo attracts global investment real estate capital with over 16,000 attendees. NAR will have a booth at the show.
2017 AREAA Global & Luxury Summit, Miami, FL
This conference focuses on teaching you the necessary skills to position yourself as the cross-border transaction leader in your market. Take part in powerful workshops to hone your skills as a luxury professional, listen to international investment experts to gain the insight and knowledge necessary for dealing in these complex transactions, and connect your business to a network of thousands of like-minded professionals in this ultimate luxury event.
FIABCI World Real Estate Congress, Andorra La Vella
At the FIABCI World Congress, you'll participate in exciting programs filled with information about global real estate, working sessions, and study and recreational tours, and will have many opportunities for business development and networking.
International REALTOR® Conference, Bangkok, Thailand
At the 2017 IRC Thailand, you'll find a variety of investment products and real estate investors of international trends and global leaders.
2017 SECOVI Convention
Participants will take part in exciting programs filled with information pertaining to global real estate. Convention activities will include working sessions, study and recreational tours, and numerous opportunities for business development and networking.
Expo Real, Munich, Germany
This large commercial real estate event focuses on Central Europe.
AMPI Summit, Villahermosa, Mexico
This annual event focuses on Mexico's second home and resort market. It includes property tours, networking, and activities designed for international REALTORS® interested in marketing overseas projects.
December (dates to be determined)
FMAIM International Conference, France
Join over 3,000 French and international real estate professionals at this annual conference, with features lectures and round tables with industry experts, economists, business leaders and political figures. There will also be workshops on real estate topics, and an expo featuring products and services developed for real estate professionals.
International Real Estate Information Sources
Global Real Estate Project (University of Denver)
Finding & Working With International Clients
Foreign Direct Investment and Immigration (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, Oct. 2014)
Online Marketing (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, Aug. 2014)
Profile of International Home Buying Activity (National Association of REALTORS®, July 2014)
Not a US Citizen? Not a Problem (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, June 2014)
Investment Visas (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, Feb. 2014)
Competing for Investors on a Global Scale (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, Feb. 2014)
Networking Primer (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, Dec. 2013)
How to Make the Most of Every Networking Event (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, Dec. 2013)
Top Markets for International Home Buyers (REALTOR® Magazine Online, Mar. 26, 2012)
East Meets West (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, Feb. 2012)
Canadian Buyers (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, Dec. 2011)
Strength in Numbers (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, Oct. 2011)
Finding Global Clients (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, June 2011)
NAHREP Report: Latinos, First-Time Homebuyers Are the Key to the Housing Recovery (RISMedia, June 21, 2011)
Becoming a Global Agent (Global Perspectives in Real Estate, Feb. 2011)
Global Resources From the REALTOR® Organization
The Certified International Property Specialist Network (CIPS) is the specialty membership group for international practitioners of the National Association of REALTORS®. The CIPS Network is comprised of 2,500 real estate professionals who deal in all types of real estate, but specialize in the "international" market. Also follow CIPS on Facebook.
Global Perspectives in Real Estate, a bimonthly newsletter, serves as a resource for global professionals who wish to globalize their local market.
Market to Market (Note: The National Association of REALTORS® is functioning solely as a facilitator/clearinghouse, and we do not guarantee any business development from participation in the International Market-to-Market Program.)
NAR's REALTOR® University is an Internet-based education delivery system where real estate professionals can takes courses online, click this link to browse the catalog for details on how to take the five required CIPS designation courses online
For more resources and information on global issues visit: www.nar.realtor/global.
eBooks & Other Resources
The following eBooks and digital audiobooks are available to NAR members:
The Brazilian Economy (Kindle, eBook)
International Real Estate Handbook (Kindle, eBook)
Risk in the Global Real Estate Market (Kindle, eBook)
Advanced Spanish Grammar (eBook)
All Audio Spanish - Step 1 (Audiobook)
Arabic on the Move (Audiobook)
Beginning French for the Utterly Confused (Audiobook)
Business Across Cultures (Kindle, eBook)
Chinese Business Etiquette and Culture (Kindle, eBook)
Chinese on the Move (Audiobook)
Collins English to French Dictionary (Kindle)
Dr. Blair's Express Lane: Chinese (Audiobook)
Dr. Blair's Express Lane: French (Audiobook)
Dr. Blair's Express Lane: German (Audiobook)
Dr. Blair's Express Lane: Italian (Audiobook)
Dr. Blair's Express Lane: Japanese (Audiobook)
Dr. Blair's Express Lane: Spanish (Audiobook)
Dr. Blair's French in No Time (Audiobook)
Dr. Blair's Spanish in No Time (Audiobook)
French on the Move (Audiobook)
Global Etiquette Guide to Mexico and Latin America (Kindle, eBook)
Global Color: Clues and Taboos (eBook)
Instant Immersion Arabic (Audiobook)
Instant Immersion French (Audiobook)
Instant Immersion German (Audiobook)
Instant Immersion Italian (Audiobook)
Instant Immersion Mandarin Chinese (Audiobook)
Instant Immersion Spanish (Audiobook)
Italian for Dummies (Audiobook)
Italian on the Move (Audiobook)
Learn in Your Car French Complete (Audiobook)
Learn in Your Car French Level One (Audiobook)
Learn in Your Car French Level Two (Audiobook)
Learn in Your Car French Level Three (Audiobook)
Learn in Your Car French Verbs 101 (Audiobook)
Learn in Your Car German Complete (Audiobook)
Learn in Your Car German Level One (Audiobook)
Learn in Your Car German Level Two (Audiobook)
Learn in Your Car German Level Three (Audiobook)
Learn in Your Car German Verbs 101 (Audiobook)
Japan: Doing Business in a Unique Culture (Kindle, eBook)
Multicultural Manners (Kindle, eBook)
The Rise of the Chinese Consumer (Kindle, eBook)
Russian A Self Teaching Guide (Kindle, eBook)
Spanish for Dummies (Audiobook)
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