Vancouver to Host 3rd Global Annual Summit Summit features C-level executives of major real estate and tech firms; seeks to promote Vancouver as a top global destination for direct foreign investment

VANCOUVER, June 16, 2015 /CNW/ -- The Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) Vancouver Chapter is holding its 3rd Global Connect Annual Summit in Vancouver, British Columbia at the Sheraton Wall Centre (1088 Burrard St) on June 17th, 2015. This unique gathering will bring more than 350 industry leaders from across North America for discussions on Social Media, Luxury Trends, International Real Estate Markets, and so much more.

Our Keynote speakers include David Shing of AOL, a technology leader and visionary; Matthew Shadbolt of the New York Times; Brent Jang of the Globe and Mail; and Vikram Vij, a entrepreneur, author, and is a regular on TV's "The Dragon's Den."

Also joining our line up is Budge S. Huskey, CEO of Coldwell Banker; Brian Rushton, President of Cenury21; Andrea Berenfeld, Marketing Director at Lennar Homes International; Elton Ash, Executive Vice President of Re/max; John Wong, co-founder of AREAA, CTV reporter Lynda Steele (Steele on Your Side), and Peter Kvarnatrom, President of Glacier Media.

"AREAA draws global professionals together to share information and forge critical linkages, particularly between East and West," stated Tina Mak, founding president of AREAA's Vancouver chapter. "Vancouver is emerging as the new global epicenter for deepened ties and understanding between Asia and North America. Our conference on June 17th will highlight this like never before."

The Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA), established in 2003, is a national business trade organization focused on expanding housing opportunities for North American Asian communities and creating business opportunities for real estate business leaders who serve this growing market. With over 14,000 members in 35 chapters in the US and 2 in Canada, AREAA is the largest real estate trade association focused exclusively on facilitating cross-border transactions between Asia and the United States. AREAA Vancouver in comprised of professionals from diverse cultural backgrounds, directly and indirectly associated with the real estate industry in the area.

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