The prices for the 14th Property Portal Watch Conference in Bangkok are increasing this Friday. Sign up before then and save USD 200 on the conference only and conference and best practice master class tickets.
This conference is being held from the 6th to 8th May at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bangkok. The best practice master class is being held the day before (5th May) at the same location.
We already have over 50 people registered and, based on history, expect to pass 150 on the day.
Some of the great topics we have lined up are:
What to Expect in 2015 and Beyond - Global Trends in the Property Portal Industry
An in depth look at the trends impacting the global property portal industry by Simon Baker, the founder of Property Portal Watch, the former CEO/MD of the REA Group, the former Chairman of iProperty Group and a serial investor in the property portal industry.
Top 7 Portals I Admire Most – And Why!
It is all about execution and when it comes to execution, some property portals stand out from the crowd. During this session Simon Baker, the founder of Property Portal Watch will share his top 7 portals that stand out from the crowd.
Building and Maintaining a Market Leading Company
The iProperty Group is a leader in the SE Asian market. They have the leading sites and an events business operating through out the region. Listed on the ASX, the company carries a AUD 500m market cap. This session looks at what leadership really means from the perspective of the iProperty Group and from his earlier days at the REA Group.
How to Grow your New Homes Developer Business
The new homes developer segment is a very attractive segment for most portals in the world. However, it is also a segment that is often under serviced by portals or worst still, treated as almost an after thought. This session looks at how portals in emerging markets are aggressively going after this segment with a range of offer from pay to advertise, pay per lead, and even participate in the transaction revenues.
Big Data in the Property Listings World
Property portals and general classifieds sites are all sitting on an enormous amount of data. However, while portals tend to produce some relatively high level market reports, they are only scratching the surface in what they can do with all the data that they are accumulating. Not only can they produce great insights into the movements within the local real estate markets, they can also provide the industry with access to consumer searching trends. This session looks at what big data is, the challenges in managing it, and how data analytics can be applied to the online real estate world.
Virtual Reality and the Property Portal Experience
As technology evolves, there is the opportunity for property portals, through rapid innovation, to create a point of differentiation from their competitors. Recently IS24 in Germany announced the first Apple Watch app. Now Commonfloor in India has launched a Virtual Reality app and head gear to give the user the experience of looking at another property without stepping out of their current home. This session looks at the innovations that Commonfloor is bringing to the market.
Global Insights From Around the Property Portal World
Mitula is a vertical search engine for real estate, cars and jobs classified ads. It helps users find their dream home, car or job amongst thousands of classified webs and portals around the world. For portals and classified sites it generates qualified user traffic and added exposure of their content throughout the web. In just over 4 years it has become one of the world leaders on this business with specific search indexes in more than 37 countries and 14 languages. We index over 180 million classified ads which are updated daily to our millions of monthly users.