68th FIABCI World Congress at Andorra
Andorra will host the 68th Congress of the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) from
23 to 28 May
President of the Federation Jordi Galobardes said during the
the event in the Congress
Centre of Andorra La
Vella that about 900 experts from 65 countries
FIABCI provides access and opportunity for real estate professionals
interested in gaining knowledge, sharing information and conducting
international business with each other.
FIABCI Members represent all real estate disciplines including
Brokerage, Property Management, Valuation/Appraisal, Investment, Development,
Consulting, Legal, Architecture, Planning and Insurance.
Members work in all types of property sectors – Commercial, Residential,
Luxury, Retail, Rural, Resort, Industrial, etc FIABCI’s areas of focus include
global networking, international business development, education and advocacy
in the global real estate industry. With members in 65 countries, including 100
Professional Associations, 65 Academic Institutions and 3000 individual members
from all professions of the real estate sector, FIABCI is the most
representative organization of the real estate industry in the world and holds
special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of
the United Nations
FIABCI Asia Pacific Regional Secretariat
The FIABCI Asia Pacific Regional Secretariat was officially approved at the FIABCI Ordinary and Extraordinary General Assembly held on 1st June 2005 at the Hilton Hotel of Athens, Greece. The Board of Directors comprises of Dato’ Alan Tong Kok Mau who shall serve as Chairman and Mr. Kumar Tharmalingam who shall serve as Secretary General of the Regional Board for Asia Pacific.
The operation is governed by an Executive Committee of 6 members, a Board Committee of 13 members including the President of all chapters administered by the secretariat and a Taskforce Committee of 20 volunteer members.
FIABCI (The International Real Estate Federation) is a non-profit association which enjoys special consultative Non-government Organisation (NGO) status at the United Nation and is a federation of 120 professional real estate organizations representing more than 1.5 million professionals and 3300 individual real estate practitioners.
FIABCI presence in 60 countries and aims both to bring an international dimension to local markets and to deliver real estate business opportunities to its worldwide membership. It offers unique local knowledge via its members, access to the real estate world's leading professional associations and essential decision-building data backed by FIABCI's reputation.
In its 62 years of existence, FIABCI, has built an enviable reputation as the authentic voice of international real estate. Multi-disciplinary and truly international, it has no political axe to grind and represents the interests of all countries members.
FIABCI is not only international but multi-disciplinary. Membership is open to practitioners involved in all real estate disciplines from all property sectors including commercial, office, leisure, retail, industrial, residential, etc.