Inman News Announces Arianna Huffington as Opening Keynote Speaker for Real Estate Connect NYC

Emeryville, California (EastBayDaily) — Inman News®, the leader in independent real estate and technology news, announces that Arianna Huffington will keynote Real Estate Connect® NYC 2014. Arianna Huffington is the president and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post Media Group. She is a nationally syndicated columnist, author of thirteen books, and was recently named to the Forbes Most Powerful Women list for 2013.

“If there is anyone that knows about partnerships, it is Arianna Huffington,” said Brad Inman, Publisher, Inman News. “From her experience with The Huffington Post partnership with AOL, to her Third Metric Conferences that inspire attendees to connect, learn from one another and exchange ideas; Arianna is the perfect keynote speaker for Real Estate Connect NYC. We are thrilled that she will be joining us.”

Huffington is the latest addition to a line-up of over 80 speakers who will discuss the business imperative of finding the right partnerships to build lasting business success. Previously announced speakers include: Dave Liniger, Chairman and Founder, RE/MAX; Sherry Chris, CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC, Mark Willis, CEO, Keller Williams Realty; Joanne Wilson, Venture Capitalist; Josh Miller, CEO and Co-Founder, Branch; Lockhart Steele, Founder and President, Curbed; and many more.

Real Estate Connect will kick off its 18th year at the Grand Hyatt New York from January 15-17, 2014, with a focus on how strategic partnerships are critical to business success in today’s economy. Known as the preeminent real estate and technology event, Connect is where partnerships are formed, deals are done, and industry leaders gather to learn and share cutting edge insights to grow their business.

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Maya Geurtsen