Congress of Real Estate Market Leaders: results and records
XXIV Congress of Real Estate Market Leaders held on June 9-10, 2020 gathered more than 5,000 participants from all regions of Russia. The Congress resulted in the signing of 5 partnership agreements between the Russian Guild of Realtors and major Russian banks, insurance companies and Federal developers.
The largest business event for the national real estate market was held online for the first time. The new format has significantly expanded the scope of the Congress. So, each day of the business program consisted of 15 sections, which were broadcast in 9 web-rooms simultaneously. The total number of views for the two days exceeded 2000.
The Congress participants saw presentations of more than 100 speakers, including heads of major real estate agencies and Federal development companies, well-known business coaches, leading Russian banks’ representatives and government agencies.
The main topics of the Congress were working with commercial real estate, the mortgage market, current tools for improving real estate activities’ efficiency, legal issues of real estate transactions, specifics of working with foreign objects, managing a real estate company, specialist training and certification, as well as changes in the market related to economic and epidemiological situations, and ways to overcome crisis phenomena with the help of industry professionals.
«Congress of Real Estate Market Leaders turned out to be large-scale and exceeded all expectations. Convenient operation, quick turn-ons, and friendly attitude of technical support, all this is due to colleagues from Yandex who took over the technical support of the Congress.
Summing up, I can confidently say that its motto truly was „Ibi Victoria, Ubi Concordia“ (with Victory there is Agreement!). Both at the plenary session and thematic sections, the idea that our strength lies in cooperation was repeated.
The Congress not only solved urgent issues of the realtor community but also became a platform for the experience exchange of realtors from all over the Russian Federation. And even more: we received positive feedback from colleagues from the United States, who also participated in the Congress. In a country where the realtor community is much more numerous than in Russia, they were inspired by our experience and ideas, and are ready to broadcast and apply them at home», — Igor Gorsky, the President Russian Guild of Realtors comments.
«The Congress of real Estate market Leaders was held right on time. Now all of us, market participants, are in a new reality, and we need to consolidate our efforts. The current crisis will ensure that only the strongest players and the best experts will stay in the market.
The Congress gave us all an opportunity to get information that will make us and our business better professionally», Mikhail Polunin, the First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Credit Bank of Moscow (CBM), shared.
Several cooperation agreements were also signed at the Congress, thanks to which members of Russian Guild of Realtors will be able to work with partners on special terms, receive preferences and priority in service. The new partners of the RGR are Alfa Bank, URALSIB Bank, YUGORIA and Alfa Insurance, as well as the «Legendary Quarter on the Birch Alley» apartment complex.
The Congress was held with the partners’ support: CBM Bank (general partner), Yandex.Real estate (general technology partner), Sberbank (title partner), VTB (strategic bank partner), Genesis (official car), Yugoria (general insurance partner), Cian (strategic information partner).
The Russian Guild of Realtors (RGR) was founded in 1992. This is an association of professional organizations created to develop a civilized real estate market in Russia. The RGR combines 1200 companies, including 45 regional realtor associations. The Russian Guild of Realtors is a body for voluntary certification of real estate professionals (agents and brokers).