Professional Development Archive

Going Global Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

If your association is looking to start or grow its global business council, there might be initial concerns about the resources that will be required. This is understandable. After all, it frequently takes time, effort and money to get...

World Urban Forum, Colombia and real estate business opportunities: What do they have in common?

Over 22,000 delegates from around the world attended the World Urban Forum last week in Medellin, Colombia, to discuss the challenges that cities around the globe are facing, including unprecedented demographic, environmental, economic, social and spatial challenges.  The focus...

Building the NAR Brand Beyond Our Borders

By now, you probably know that NAR maintains partnerships with trade associations, franchises, and government agencies in 60 countries across the globe. What may not be as clear, however, is just how NAR designs and implements strategies to ensure...

Global Challenges: At the State Level

At the State and Local Forum on Global Business in November 2013 in San Francisco, leaders on the association staff and member side gathered to discuss best practices, new ideas and challenges involved with starting or growing global programs...
January 15, 2014

Global Challenges: Competing Groups

At the State and Local Forum on Global Business in November 2013 in San Francisco, leaders on the association staff and member side gathered to discuss best practices, new ideas and challenges involved with starting or growing global programs...
January 13, 2014

Global Challenges: Limited Resources

At the State and Local Forum on Global Business in San Francisco last month, leaders on the association staff and member side gathered to discuss best practices, new ideas and challenges involved with starting or growing global programs at...
January 3, 2014

International Student Opportunities

International students are growing in importance – for schools and real estate agents alike. Universities and colleges in the United States and around the world are actively working to grow their international enrollment for the prestige, intellectual capital, and...

Global Challenges: Getting Off the Ground

At the State and Local Forum on Global Business in San Francisco last month, leaders on the association staff and member side gathered to discuss best practices, new ideas and challenges involved with starting or growing global programs at...
December 18, 2013

Global Challenges: A New Direction?

At the State and Local Forum on Global Business in San Francisco last month, leaders on the association staff and member side gathered to discuss best practices, new ideas and challenges involved with starting or growing global programs at...
December 17, 2013

Global Challenges: Planning a Trade Mission

At the State and Local Forum on Global Business in San Francisco last month, leaders on the association staff and member side gathered to discuss best practices, new ideas and challenges involved with starting or growing global programs at...
December 12, 2013