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Real estate conference hits milestone

750 and counting to attend NYC event

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Editor's note: The economic downturn has not frozen attendance for the upcoming Real Estate Connect conference, scheduled Jan. 7-9 in New York City. More than 750 attendees are registered for the event, and registration is still open. Click here for more details. Total registered attendance at the upcoming Real Estate Connect event in New York City passed the 750 mark this week -- and the event is still a month away. The annual Real Estate Connect New York City event, which will run Jan. 7-9 at the New York Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square, has a lineup of speakers that includes craigslist founder Craig Newmark, wine and Web 2.0 guru Gary Vaynerchuk (see Inman News), and economist and author Robert J. Shiller (see Inman News), to name just a few. The conference will feature some timely discussions about the state of the market, given tightening credit and the recent glut of takeovers and takedowns that have hit particularly hard in New York City and triggered roll...