FIABCI, the International Real Estate Federation, announced that it is accepting submissions for an international competition to support its "The City We Need is Affordable" campaign. The campaign is focused on identifying and sharing global solutions dedicated to best formulas and practices related to affordable housing.
FIABCI Delegates recently traveled to Cannes, France to attend MIPIM 2016. Several FIABCI Chapters took advantage of an opportunity to use the FIABCI stand to highlight country information and Chapter activities including FIABCI-Ukraine who hosted a conference on "The Odessa Development Project," FIABCI-France and FIABCI-India who hosted a reception and FIABCI-Germany who hosted a champagne reception and presentation with German Real Estate Associations ZIA (German Real Estate Federation), IVD (German Real Estate Association) and BAK (Federal Chamber of German Architects)focused on "National Market Trends in 2016." A consortium from South Carolina, USA also joined FIABCI for 1-1/2 days to highlight business opportunities within South Carolina to attendees at the conference.
FIABCI Business Networking Meetings Provided Opportunity to Build Business Globally and Share Best Practices Worldwide
FIABCI European Chapters which included support from FIABCI-France, FIABCI-Monaco and FIABCI Principal Member FNAIM with the guidance of FIABCI World President-Elect Kirkor Ajderhanyan organized and hosted the FIABCI Business Networking Meetings. The event included a dynamic and successful program in Nice, France filled with an abundance of information, meetings and fun-filled activities.
FIABCI-Egypt members gathered for their first meeting on the March 27 2016 at the Fairmont Towers in Cairo.
"We are officially a part of the international platform," explained Abdel Nasser Taha the President of FIABCI-Egypt who provided a presentation about FIABCI – where we are and what our plan is.
FIABCI-India Hosts Successful Meeting and Selects Team
The FIABCI-INDIA Chapter was formally started on 30th November, 2015, in Bangalore. The 1st Meeting of the Members was held on 8th February, 2016. Farook Mahmood was the unanimous choice as President, and his team comprises of Vanessa De Souza (Vice President), Ayub Khan (Hon. Secretary), N A Afzal (Hon. Treasurer), N. R. B Garda (representing Bangalore Realtors Association-India), Rajiv Khaitan and Tony Kunnel. Farook is also President, WCB.
The FIABCI Prix d'Excellence Germany competition for 2016 began on April 1st. This year's Gala will be held on Nov 4th, 2016 at the Grand Ballroom of the Ritz Carlton Berlin. The evening program will include the presentation of winning projects, a champagne reception and multi-course dinner. FIABCI-Deutschland is currently working on several side events for our international guests, such as a tour of the winning projects and a FIABCI networking meeting.
Farook Mahmoud, FIABCI-India President, Antonio Campagnoli, FIABCI Regional President for Europe and Walid Moussa, FIABCI Board Member were mentioned as part of a panel of industry experts in the article below.
US Business Students Gain Foreign Real Estate Perspective through FIABCI
While on a study tour in Barcelona, several business administration students from Coastal Carolina University (located in South Carolina, USA), were provided an exciting opportunity to enhance their studies and meet with attorneys and real estate business professionals.
Periodically we will be providing our members with Innovative Tech Tips courtesy of John Mayfield, the Business Tech Guy and President of the Marketing and Networking Committee. These two minute tips are sure to help you become more productive and effective within your business and to streamline your business process.