Inman News with media sponsor The Wall Street Journal announced today that it will host a daylong event on Oct. 23 in Bel Air, California, focused on how technology, new business models and innovative strategies are changing the luxury real estate market.


Luxury Connect will be held at the Liongate Estate, a $65 million listing in Bel Air.


Liongate Estate – Bel Air, California

Arianna Huffington

A powerful lineup of speakers includes a keynote address by Arianna Huffington, the publisher of the Huffington Post, on “Redefining Success: The Third Metric That Can Benefit Your Bottom Line.”

“The luxury real estate industry is hungry for compelling information on innovative ideas and new technologies. That is what we do,” said Inman News Publisher Brad Inman. “The best and brightest from Southern California and from around the United States will be on hand to share the latest thinking about luxury real estate marketing, technology and best business practices.”

Thirty local and global power brokers and agents are speaking including Mauricio Umansky, Josh Altman, Sally Forster Jones, Leonard Steinberg, Joyce Rey, Dolly Lenz, John Aaroe, Olivia Hsu Decker, Madison Hildebrand, Scott Gibson, Gary Gold and Maxine Gellens.

Executives from Zillow and will speak, and some of the hottest tech companies will do hands-on demos of 3-D imaging, hologram technology, big data, drones and more.

“Inman News is completely dialed into the technology, marketing and future trends that are unfolding — they are like a Ouija board for Realtors,” said Hilton & Hyland Executive Vice President Gary Gold. “Brad and the Inman team put on phenomenal events that leave you slightly overwhelmed and completely inspired with great takeaways.”

The exclusive event is limited to 100 professionals and will include quality networking time.

For more information and to register go to

Sponsors of the event include Douglas Elliman & Knight Frank; Aaroe Group; Trulia; Hilton & Hyland; Concierge Auctions; JPMorgan; and Referral Exchange.

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