The MIAMI Association of Realtors (MIAMI) was recently recognized with its fourth International Business Leadership Award from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (MIAMI) was recently recognized with its fourth International Business Leadership Award from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. MIAMI won the 2016 Innovative Practices Award, which recognizes the outstanding company making substantial and impactful changes in thinking, products or processes impacting international operations.
MIAMI has signed more than 136 international partnerships with real estate organizations. MIAMI’s extensive International Referral Network links South Florida properties to more than 100,000 real estate professionals around the world. MIAMI’s International Referral Network provides MIAMI members with a competitive advantage, which benefits buyers, sellers and the communities they serve.
“We are honored to accept this award from the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce,” said Teresa King Kinney, the chief executive officer of MIAMI. “Engaging in global business and international partnerships is a top focus for our association. We have been signing partnerships with Realtor associations around the globe since 1996. The partnerships help create greater exposure for the South Florida market, increase business opportunities and fuel a stronger local economy. These partnerships are important and beneficial to all organizations involved.”
The Greater Chamber of Commerce honored MIAMI during its recent event at the Rusty Pelican in Key Biscayne. MIAMI also won International Business Leadership Awards in 2009 (Innovation and Innovative Practices), 2012 (Innovation and Innovative Practices) and 2013 (Business Expansion).
In addition to its 136-plus global partnerships, MIAMI hosts an annual International Real Estate Congress. Last year, MIAMI co-presented the 21st annual International Real Estate Congress, which was shared for the first time with the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors.
The Miami event, held Nov. 8-10 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, featured foreign delegates from Spain, France, Ecuador, Brazil, El Salvador, Peru, Costa Rica and Argentina. The San Diego event, held Nov. 10-11 at the Hard Rock Hotel, had international delegates from Russia, United Kingdom, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Costa Rica and Bulgaria. Real estate professionals networked, learned, and collaborated with each other in the globally-acclaimed, award-winning event.