Volume 01 | April 9, 2020
News and Updates
Welcome to our inaugural Global Business Council Newsletter. This publication is intended to support our Council's Mission to provide our members the tools and resources to connect globally with real estate professionals throughout the world.“Global is Local and Local is Global.”

Thank you to our Communications Subcommittee for their help with our new Global Business Council Logo and for input on the Global Newsletter format. We welcome your feedback on future editions. .

We hope you are all staying safe and healty and we share with you that these are uncertain times for you and for all around the world.
UCI, Portugal,
Live Talks, Wed. April 8th
HGAR, CEO Richard Haggerty was the guest speaker for UCI, Portugal's "Live Talks" on Wed. April 8th at 12:00 pm. He discussed the benefits of having a Multiple Listing Service. For those who missed the Call CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO RECORDED ZOOM MEETINT

Please Note that the October Trade Mission, which had been planned for Oct. 2020 has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and will be rescheduled for Oct. of 2021.
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Next Global Business Council Meeting April 20th
Please mark your calendar for our next Global Business Council Meeting on Monday, April 20th. Meeting held via Zoom. Notice and Calendar invite to follow.

Global Chat: beginning at 10:00 :
Guest Speaker: PAUL DAEMEN, MSc., CCIM, CIPS, CRS, Faculty Member at National Association of REALTORS®, and Global Business Consultant. Paul lives and works in Nicaragua, will discuss doing business in Nicaragua

GBC Regular Meeting at 10:45. The meeting will take place via Zoom Meeting.

Other Events in the Planning Stage:
Please note we are also trying to schedule a tour of the new Waldorf Towers in NYC when it is safe to do so.
Updated CIPS Dates -

To Learn More about CIPS CLICK HERE
HGAR Members in Global Leadership Positions
What are Global Ambassadors?from NAR's Lisa Calarco
Global Ambassadors are U.S.-based NAR members, appointed by the NAR President to serve as his or her ambassadors to real estate professionals in their assigned country or group of countries. They help maintain NAR’s relationships with its bilateral partners in these countries. Appointees are generally CIPS designees and, ideally, have some knowledge of the real estate practice, culture, and language of at least one of his/her assigned countries

Emi Cacace, HGAR Global Business Council Co-Chair is the NAR Global Ambassador to Argentina, Uruguay & Paraguay?
Diane Cummins, is the Vice Chair of the NYSAR Global, Resort & Second- home Committee
NYSAR Global, Resort & Second-home Markets Committee
This committee promotes educational and marketing opportunities among REALTORS® specializing in second home, resort and investment properties in a local, national or international marketplace.

Global in the News from NAR