CHANTILLY, Va., June 11, 2013 – Long & Foster® Real Estate, Inc., the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States, will hold its annual Gold Team Conference in Naples, Fla. this October.
The conference will feature exceptional guest speakers, leadership development, training and networking opportunities for top real estate agents who have earned the opportunity to participate.
In addition to learning the latest information in real estate, attendees and their guests will be able to enjoy golf, tennis, cycling, tours of the area, a sunset cruise and more with their fellow Gold Team colleagues. Other entertainment highlights include a Roaring 20s-themed dinner and the Brett Foreman Band.
“Members of Long & Foster’s Gold Team include some of the highest producing, professional agents not only at Long & Foster, but in the nation. We’re proud that so many of the industry’s best call Long & Foster home,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster real estate.
“The Gold Team is unique to the real estate industry as it is an agent-led organization with a Board of Directors elected by their peers, and supported by Long & Foster. That ensures the team has the direct voice of the agent in everything they do,” Scott said. The Long & Foster Gold Team is led by a Board of Directors made up of Long & Foster Companies agents from across the Mid-Atlantic Region.
“We strive to listen to our team members and provide them with the very best networking, education and business development opportunities, as well as special programs like our 2013 Gold Team Conference in Naples,” said Buzz Jordan, the 2013 elected Gold Team president and agent in the Burke, Va. Long & Foster office. “These programs not only help support the long-term success of our agents, but also allow us to have a little fun at the same time.”
This year’s conference has a wide array of events and keynote speakers as well as cutting-edge seminars on technology, luxury, marketing and relocation. Some of the featured speakers include:
- LeRoy Houser – Houser is a senior instructor with the Council of Residential Specialist and a Graduate Realtor Institute instructor in several states. He has been a broker and trainer for Long & Foster in Richmond, Va., since 1985. LeRoy will speak on “What’s Hot and What’s Not” in real estate today.
- Bonnie Stone Sellers, Chief Executive Officer of Christie’s International Real Estate – Bonnie will share key points on the value of the Christie’s International Real Estate network and how it can best support agents and their luxury property clients.
- Stephanie Pfeffer, Executive Vice-President Luxury Portfolio International® – Luxury Portfolio International® is the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® the largest global network of premier locally branded companies dominated by many of the world's most powerful independent luxury brokerages.
The conference will be held Oct. 4-8 at The Ritz-Carlton Naples Beach Resort. The Ritz-Carlton offers three miles of beaches, several dining experiences, a world-class spa, a pool and a variety of water sports.
To learn more about Long & Foster’s 2013 Gold Team Conference, visit the Gold Team Conference website here.
To learn more about Long & Foster, visit LongandFoster.com.
About Long & Foster® Real Estate:
Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. is the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States. The company is part of The Long & Foster® Companies, which also includes Prosperity Mortgage® Company, Long & Foster® Insurance, and Long & Foster® Settlement Services. Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. represents more than 10,000 agents in seven Mid-Atlantic and Northeast states, plus the District of Columbia. The company sold more than $24.8 billion worth of homes and helped more than 75,000 people buy and sell homes in 2012. The combined sales and equivalents for The Long & Foster Companies in 2012 were in excess of $48 billion. Visit www.LongandFoster.com for more information.
About The Long & Foster® Gold Team:
Long & Foster’s Gold Team is an agent-led organization of Top Producers that provides networking, education and business development opportunities, as well as special programs for Long & Foster agents that earn Gold Team status. The Gold Team’s board of directors is comprised of agent members. Members of the Gold Team include top-producing agents who have reached $5 million or more in sales volume during the calendar year. The Gold Team has several levels of membership, including Chairman’s Club, Founder’s Club, Master’s Club and Hall of Fame. For more information, contact a Long & Foster branch manager.
For more information, please contact Vicki Bendure, Vicki@bendurepr.com / 540-687-3360 or Leslie Loges,Leslie.Loges@LongandFoster.com / 703-653-8370
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