Two of the most significant industry leaders were recognised last night at OPPLive Asia, for their contribution to promoting the sale of real estate between Asia and the West.
Julie Harvey of Pinnacle MC Global won the OPP Making a Difference in Asia Award, nominated and voted on by the her fellow professionals. She was given the award by OPP Editorial Director John Howell, at the end of a day one of OPP Live Asia. Pinnacle has made a huge success of selling UK student properties all over Asia. Another winner was Xavier Wiggins, OPP’s Chief Executive, given a special award by the International Consortium of Real Estate Associations (ICREA) for his success in bringing together Singapore estate agents with the world in international property. He received a hand-crafted, silver palanquin (pictured) from Farook Mahmood, Chair of ICREA, Jeff Foo, President of the Institute of Estate Agents (IEA) in Singapore, and Thijs Stoffer.
The first day of the exhibition at Marina Bay sands in Singapore exceeded all expectations for visitor numbers. Highlights of day two are due to include seminars on the states of the UK and US markets, selling hotel rooms and serviced apartments, and building credibility for your global brand.