(Aurora, COLO) – Graebel University, the academic arm for the Graebel Companies, Inc. will host for the seventh year its annual Relocation Policy Summit. The event will be held on February 19-21 at the Company's world headquarters in Colorado. This year’s agenda topics have been pre-defined by the participants that are relocation and global mobility executives in the Fortune 500. Participants are expected to discuss their most challenging global mobility issues which span the U.S. real estate market to assignment management. For newcomers in the mobility industry, Graebel University has created a pre-Summit ‘Relocation 101’ orientation class which will cover soup to nuts fundamentals of the relocation industry.
The opening session will feature an economic and U.S. real estate forecast for 2013 that will be presented by the keynote speaker, Ted C. Jones, Ph.D., senior vice president and chief economist for the Stewart Title Guaranty Company and director of investor relations for Stewart Information Services Corp. (NYSE-STC). Dr. Jones is considered to be among the foremost experts on the relationship between the economy and the real estate industry.
Closing the 7th Annual Relocation Policy Summit will be special guest, Lance Jensen Richards GPHR, SPHR vice president in the office of innovation at Kelly Services. Richards has nearly 20 years of cross-border expertise having worked with the British Telecom, Verizon and Bell Canada. He is also a visiting professor at the Sasin Business School in Bangkok, where he teaches a graduate course in Global Human Capital. Lance is the co-author of the just-released book The Leadership Deficit. Summit attendees will hear first-hand, ‘Talentonmics’, the buzzword for the economics of talent from this respected presenter.
Graebel University has also announced its sponsor roster includes the Shelter Mortgage Company, Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Citi (mortgage) and Stewart Title for this year’s Summit.
About Graebel Companies, Inc.
Founded in 1950, Graebel is a global business that provides single source relocation and moving services for the Fortune 1000 and global 100. Its worldwide services are all encompassing from global mobility and relocation services; move management; household goods moving and storage (removals); office relocation and workplace services to commercial cargo freight forwarding and logistics. On-the-ground services are managed in 153 countries. The world headquarters is in Aurora, Colorado and in-theatre centers are across the U.S., in Singapore, Prague, the Czech Republic, and Shanghai, China. The privately-held firm holds multiple recognized credentials and has earned exceptional accolades from its clients and within its industry. Recognition includes top-ratings in the Relocation Baker’s Dozen since 2009; the Platinum award for nineteen consecutive years; the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) Quality award; the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) household goods driver and on-the-road safety first-place awards; and more! Discover how Graebel can transform your global mobility program today. Visit: www.graebel.com