(Tucson, AZ) – Long Realty was the recipient of a Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Member Achievement Award presented March 25th at the organization’s 2012 Annual Conference at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, FL. LeadingRE Conference Week attracted 1,000 real estate brokers, managers, relocation professionals, sponsors and guests from across the U.S. and over a dozen countries worldwide.
Long Realty was presented the Most Innovative Brokerage Award, which honors one brokerage that has made an extraordinary difference for their company and their business community through a program that demonstrated a high level of innovation and creativity.
“Long Realty created an amazing ‘Why I Love Arizona’ community outreach campaign with an online photo contest to engage consumers, generate positive energy in a lagging marketplace, build community spirit and loyalty, and dramatically increase their website traffic,” said LeadingRE President/CEO Pam O’Connor. “As the recipient of our Most Innovative Brokerage Award, Long Realty has earned distinction as one of the country’s top performing real estate companies.”
“Our goal with the ‘Why I Love Arizona’ campaign was to bring the community together through photos; for everyone to demonstrate why we all love this great place and show our Arizona pride. It has been an overwhelming success. And finally, to be recognized among this elite group of firms by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® is the absolute honor,” said Rosey Koberlein, CEO of Long Companies.
“Long Realty is known for being innovative. We have made significant investments in our technology, systems and people to be able to provide an exceptional experience to consumers and to our sales associates,” said Kevin Kaplan, VP of Marketing and Technology for Long Companies. “The Why I Love Arizona campaign is one in a long line of innovative ideas Long Realty has brought to life, and we are excited to be recognized for all of our hard work and success.”
Long Realty is the local representative of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the largest network of premier locally-branded firms producing $235 billion in annual home sales. Long Realty was selected for membership in Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, which recruits only the best among locally- and regionally-branded firms.