Dickson Realty’s Luxury Division, led by Vice President, Rebecca Dickson, joined luxury specialists from 20 countries around the world to focus on the luxury real estate market.

A prestigious audience of luxury real estate professionals from around the world convened last week from Feb. 23-25 at the 2014 Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT at Wynn Las Vegas. Dickson Realty participants included Rebecca Dickson, vice president of Luxury at Dickson Realty and members of their Luxury Division:  Carol Bond, Kathy Williams, Don Dees, M.C. Pierson, Nancy Fennell, Kane Schaller, Aimee Schaller, and Tilly Mezger. Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT is part of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Conference Week, an event hosted by the parent company of Luxury Portfolio International®, which has drawn a record-setting attendance of 2,500 real estate professionals from nearly 20 countries.

Attendees had to qualify for attendance at Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT by proving participation in the luxury market, creating an elite audience of true luxury specialists. The event offers extensive networking opportunities where Dickson Realty’s associates can build relationships and exchange ideas with other top associates from around the world. Educational sessions provide in-depth insights into high-end consumer preferences and luxury lifestyle and housing trends, focusing on the state of the global luxury real estate sector.

Keynote speakers include bestselling author, entrepreneur and former chief evangelist for Apple Guy Kawasaki; top-rated business author Daniel Pink; and internationally recognized graffiti artist, film maker and author Erik Wahl.

“We are thrilled to have assembled such an esteemed group of professionals, not only from our premier luxury real estate companies but also from other luxury brands who have come together to explore trends in the high-end market and ways we as luxury specialists can best meet the needs of our affluent clientele,” said Stephanie Pfeffer-Anton, executive vice president of Luxury Portfolio.

Affiliates of Luxury Portfolio (www.LuxuryPortfolio.com) provide targeted exposure for 25,000 high-end homes annually to over three million high-net-worth visitors to award-winning website www.LuxuryPortfolio.com.  The site features a total inventory of available properties totaling over $44 billion, with an extensive array of offline advertising and marketing and custom analytics to connect affluent buyers and sellers.

“Since late 2012, luxury sales in Northern Nevada have been very strong, the first time in some years,” said Rebecca Dickson. “Buyers from California have been particularly interested in Nevada.  What we learned at the SUMMIT were the nuances of today’s luxury buyers.”

For more information about Dickson Realty, a locally owned and independent real estate firm as well the market leader in luxury sales and total sales in the Reno/Sparks and Truckee market, please visit www.dicksonrealty.com. From their award winning website you can view local luxury properties as well as remarkable homes from around the world.