Mel Foster Co.’s Boland Addresses Global Real Estate Event

Mel Foster Leading RE Logo 2016Deb Boland, Director of Relocation with Mel Foster Co., spoke at the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Annual Conference, which took place March 1-3 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. The conference was part of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) Conference Week, a series of events that drew an impressive audience of 2,000 real estate professionals from 25 countries.

The prestigious event was open only to brokers, managers and relocation professionals affiliated with LeadingRE, a selective global community of the highest quality independent real estate companies. Attendees examined the dynamic factors impacting today’s real estate market and explored ways to best meet the needs of home buyers and sellers.

Boland presented information on Streamlining Relocation Operations for Optimal Results, sharing insights on creating and managing relocation processes.  “To be able to share thoughts and processes with colleagues who have the same goals is important as it helps us grow and face the new relocation challenges of today,” said Boland.  “We have been very successful creating and managing a relocation services department within Mel Foster Co. It was our privilege to share our best practices at the conference and learn from others who offer relocation services around the world.”

Boland was among a notable line-up of speakers, which included keynote speakers John Foley, former lead solo pilot of the Blue Angels; Josh Linkner, New York Times bestselling author, successful five-time entrepreneur, venture capitalist and national columnist; LeadingRE Chief Economist Marci Rossell; and an impressive line-up of industry thought leaders, marketing strategists and technology innovators.

“We are so thankful for our member speakers who share their professional insights and success strategies with their fellow members,” said Pam O’Connor, president/CEO of LeadingRE. “This spirit of collaboration and generosity really sets our global community apart and ensures our event provides such timely and pertinent content for attendees.”

Lynsey Engels, President Real Estate Brokerage, Mel Foster Co. says, “Deb’s expertise is invaluable and we are honored that she has been selected by her peers at Leading RE to provide her knowledge and expertise at the conference.”

Mel Foster Co. is the Quad Cities and surrounding area representative of LeadingRE ( With a global membership that spans six continents, LeadingRE connects more than 550 firms and 130,000 sales associates who produce over 1.2 million real estate transactions each year. As a member of LeadingRE, Mel Foster Co. provides a quality real estate experience, global marketing reach and access to top real estate professionals in virtually any market worldwide.

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