Join us in the magical destination of Bali, Indonesia for the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® 2023 APAC Forum. Explore trends in global real estate and the dynamic economies of Asia-Pacific, which remains the fastest-growing economic power worldwide. Uncover opportunities in PropTech, commercial real estate, new development marketing and more—all while connecting with LeadingRE members from the APAC region and around the world.

Breathtaking Bali

Bali is a unique destination, with a magical blend of people, activities, natural beauty and culture. Considered by many to be one of the best travel destinations in the world, Bali is known for its incredibly welcoming people, beaches of all colors and styles, natural sightseeing opportunities, festive nightlife and more. Visit to learn more about our captivating host city.

Watch the video to the right for highlights from the 2022 APAC Forum – and see what you can expect from this one-of-a-kind event.


To provide the most up-to-date content, the agenda is subject to change.

Wednesday, June 7
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Meet with fellow APAC Forum participants for networking and cocktails as guests arrive from around the world. Name tags will be available at the start of the Welcome Reception.
Thursday, June 8
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
Start the day with this beachside breakfast, where you can take in the views while networking with fellow attendees.
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Welcome & CEO Address
Hear from LeadingRE President/CEO Paul Boomsma on the state of the network and the global real estate market.
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Fireside Chat
LeadingRE President/CEO Paul Boomsma and President, Global Operations Chris Dietz discuss global growth, referral opportunities and network advantages – and their impact on your business.
9:30 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
Broker Panel: Taking Advantage of Opportunities in a Changing Market
Top brokers address how they are responding to the opportunities and challenges of today’s market.
9:55 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
Welcome to Bali: Market and Cultural Insights
Members from our host country discuss the advantages of living and investing in Indonesia.
10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
APAC Region: Dynamics of the Real Estate Market
Local experts explore the dynamic economies of Asia-Pacific, focusing on the trends driving the market and their impact on the global marketplace.
10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Networking Break
10:50 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Global Economic Update
LeadingRE Chief Economist Dr. Marci Rossell examines the global economic factors at play in today’s market, with an emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region in this video presentation.
11:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
World of Real Estate, Part 1
Member representatives from around the globe share success strategies, market updates and ways they use LeadingRE to gain a competitive advantage.
11:30 a.m. – 11:50 p.m.
Marketing & Branding: Key Strategies for your Business
This session explores three key points of marketing and branding, followed by an interactive discussion where participants share their top strategies.
11:50 p.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Social Media Strategies for Today
As social media continues to evolve, what are effective strategies for developing truly engaging content to promote your brand, your agents, your properties?
12:10 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Technology, A.I. & Web Trends in Real Estate
Discover what's new in PropTech, hear about AI's increasing influence, learn the latest web trends and more.
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Networking Lunch
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Sales Mastery Workshop
LeadingRE Director, Global Business Development (APAC) Taco Heidinga, also known as Coach Taco, shares techniques that will make you stand out and strategies that will help you achieve new levels of sales success.
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Afternoon Activity
Spend a sunny afternoon on the Sawangan Beach overlooking the Indian Ocean, with group activities that will strengthen your relationships with your fellow attendees. Or, enjoy leisure time on your own.
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Networking Reception and Awards Dinner
Friday, June 9
9:00 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.
Commercial Trends in Asia
Explore the latest trends in commercial real estate and see how this sector continues to evolve in the post-pandemic world.
9:25 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Best Practices in Cross Border Referrals
Michi Olson, LeadingRE Dean of Resources and Global Connections, discusses best practices in cross border referrals with a panel of member brokers who have had great success in this area.
9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
World of Real Estate, Part 2
The conversations continue with more member leaders discussing success strategies, market updates and ways they use LeadingRE to improve their business and gain a competitive advantage.
10:00 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.
What's New with LeadingRE Institute
Hear what's new with LeadingRE Institute and learn how you can use this award-winning online learning platform to build skills and improve performance.
10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Networking Break
10:30 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
Opportunities in New Development Marketing
LeadingRE Director, Global Business Development Tasos Stavrou shares an overview of Destinations by LeadingRE, highlighting opportunities for you to grow your business with new development marketing. Next, hear from one of Bali’s top developers on trends in luxury developments and the importance of Foreign Direct Investment in the Bali market.
10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Luxury Portfolio Update
Preview Luxury Portfolio International’s newest offerings and learn how this program can help you capture more business in the affluent sector.
11:10 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
Luxury Lifestyles in APAC
Discover the luxury lifestyle trends impacting affluent consumers in the APAC region.
11:25 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Interact to Impact: Interactive Global Conversation
Join in this highly interactive session, where participants will help set the agenda in real-time and share their ideas on the timeliest topics in real estate and key take-aways from the APAC Forum.
12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Closing Remarks
12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Networking Lunch
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Property Tour
7:15 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Closing Networking Reception and Dinner


The agenda will feature dynamic speakers from within the industry and beyond, offering unique perspectives and insights you can use to strengthen your business. Watch for speaker announcements, coming soon.

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Chris Dietz

President, Global Operations
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Paul Boomsma

President & CEO
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Michi Olson

Dean of Resources and Global Connection
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Liv Baggen

Director, Global Business Development
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Taco Heidinga

Director, Global Business Development
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Tasos Stavrou

Director, Global Business Development


    • $949 USD

    • Attendee

      • Includes:
      • Educational Sessions
      • Welcome Reception - Wednesday
      • Lunch - Wednesday and Thursday
      • Dinner - Thursday and Friday
      • Off-site Excursion - Friday

    • $449 USD

    • Guest*

      • Includes:
      • Welcome Reception - Wednesday
      • Dinner - Thursday and Friday
      • Off-site Excursion - Friday

      • *For guests of registered attendees


Cancellation Policy

A full refund is available for cancellations received in writing to by 11:59 p.m. PST May 8, 2023.

Cancellations received in writing from May 9, 2023 through May 22, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. PST will incur a $250.00 administrative penalty fee.

No refunds will be given beginning May 23, 2023.

Payment Options

Payment for the 2023 APAC Forum should be made by credit card online or via wire transfer. Please contact to receive complete wire transfer information.

Please note that cost of meals for this event is estimated to be $600.00 USD; consult your tax advisor.

Confirmation of Registrations

Confirmations will be emailed once your registration is processed and payment is received; please save a copy for your records.

If you do not receive an email confirmation within 48 hours of registration, contact LeadingRE Events at +1 312-424-0400 or

Hotel and Travel

Hilton Bali Resort

A link for booking your reservation online will be included in your registration confirmation email.

Our base for the 2023 APAC Forum is stunning Hilton Bali Resort, a luxury cliff-side resort overlooking the Sawangan Beach and the Indian Ocean. The resort features four pools, a sand lagoon, a 30-meter waterslide and other resort amenities, including the Mandara Spa and four restaurants.




Garden View Room

Overlooking the tranquil resort garden, the stylish 48 sq. m./516 sq. ft. Garden View room features a private balcony and is located on the North and South Wing. The elegant marble bathroom has a shower or deep soaking tub.

Amenities include a 40-inch LCD TV with international channels, WiFi (complimentary for Hilton Honors members), complimentary mineral water, and waffle robes. This room has one king bed or two twin beds.


Room Rates & Reservations

$150 USD* per night, single or double occupancy

Rate is inclusive of taxes, fees and daily breakfast buffet.

Hotel reservation deadline: May 5

A link for booking your reservation online will be included in your registration confirmation email.


Ngurah Rai International Airport is only a 20 minute drive, or 15 kilometers, from Hilton Bali Resort. Airport transfer is available, starting from USD $25 net per car, per way, with a maximum of 3 people.

Hotel address:
Jalan Raya Nusa Dua Selatan
Bali, 80363, Indonesia

Bali Travel Regulations and Requirements

Click here to see current Bali Travel Regulations and Travel Requirements in relation to Covid and Vaccination Regulations and Visa Regulations.

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Jeff Kennedy, Vice President, Sales/Partnerships:


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