Cannes Chronicles: 16th Annual LRE® International Symposium

Mheanne Celis
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Who's Who in Luxury Real Estate's 16th Annual International Symposium unfolded at the iconic Hôtel Martinez in Cannes, France. Our CEO, Morgan Carey, flew to the scenic town for this exclusive event from January 16 to 18. The symposium brought together distinguished professionals from every corner of the globe, offering an unparalleled platform for industry leaders to converge, share profound insights, and forge connections that transcend borders.

Our CEO Morgan Carey, with LRE® Annual Symposium attendees and President Meghan Barry delivering a speech in Cannes.

Event Highlights

The event started with a warm welcome reception on January 16, where attendees could see each other for the first time, fostering an atmosphere of camaraderie and anticipation. The official kickoff happened the following day when Meghan Barry, President of LRE®, took the stage to provide a comprehensive update about the network. The program continued with an array of talks, including a captivating session featuring our CEO, Morgan Carey, delving into AI and real estate alongside Philip Weiser of Carlton International. 

The symposium also spotlighted select LRE® members with the Global Networking Award, acknowledging their outstanding contributions to international luxury real estate. Furthermore, networking sessions were strategically woven into the event, encouraging collaborations and synergies among the attendees. 

The French Riviera's allure was not confined to the conference rooms, as participants were treated to luxury property tours in the enchanting Côte d'Azur. A private walking city tour was also provided, adding a touch of cultural immersion to the overall experience. The symposium concluded on a high note with a closing night dinner at the renowned Bistro Les Canailles, providing a fitting finale to this extraordinary gathering.

John Brian Losh (left), Chairman of LRE®, and Philip Weiser (right) of Carlton International.

AI in Real Estate

In an era where technology continues to reshape industries, the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in real estate has emerged as a transformative force. Philip Weiser and Morgan Carey, two distinguished leaders in the field, led an insightful dialogue on the topic 'AI and the Real Estate Industry: Its Impact on Buyers, Sellers, and the Real Estate Professional'. They discussed AI's profound influence on key stakeholders– from buyers seeking their dream homes to sellers navigating the market intricacies and the real estate professionals navigating this evolving landscape. The session invited participants to engage in an open and honest exchange, sharing their experiences and opinions on the immense effect of technology in our industry. 

Global Networking Award

Real Estate Webmasters is honored and grateful to have been awarded the prestigious Global Networking Award on January 17, a recognition given to industry leaders for their unwavering commitment to the global luxury real estate industry. In a celebration of shared success, we extend our heartfelt congratulations not only to our team but also to our valued clients, Andrew Salamone and Olivia Hsu Decker, who have also been awarded this distinguished award. This achievement reflects the collective dedication and collaboration within our community, emphasizing each member's pivotal role in our continued success. As an award honoree and sponsor of this event, we are proud to stand alongside fellow LRE® members in pushing the boundaries and creating an exciting future ahead.

Morgan Carey, Andrew Salamone, Lelia Salamone, and Olivia Hsu Decker with their Global Networking Award plaques.


Bidding farewell to Cannes and all the friends we made was a bittersweet moment. Still, we carry with us a renewed sense of purpose, strengthened connections, and the shared pursuit of excellence that defines the world of luxury real estate. Until the next event!

A group photo of the event participants in front of Festival de Cannes.

LRE® Symposium FAQ

What were the key highlights of the symposium?

The event kicked off with a warm reception, followed by talks from industry leaders, including Meghan Barry and our CEO, Morgan Carey, discussing AI in real estate. The symposium also featured the Global Networking Award presentation, luxury property tours, and a private walking city tour.

What did the AI in Real Estate session cover?

Morgan Carey and Philip Weiser led an insightful dialogue on the impact of AI in real estate. The session explored AI's profound influence on buyers, sellers, and real estate professionals, encouraging participants to share experiences and opinions.

What is the significance of the Global Networking Award?

Real Estate Webmasters received the prestigious Global Networking Award on January 17, recognizing outstanding commitment to the global luxury real estate industry. Our clients, Andrew Salamone and Olivia Hsu Decker, were also honored, reflecting the collective dedication within our community.

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