Corporate Forum 19-21 February 2019 | Wynn Las Vegas

Corporate Forum



The Corporate Forum offers a contemporary lineup of talented and accomplished keynote presenters from a cross-section of industries and global mobility thought leaders, hand-selected to provide compelling insight and actionable takeaways.

Keynote Speakers

Erin Meyer

As the author of the New York Times bestseller The Culture Map, Erin Meyer’s research provides groundbreaking insight on the communication patterns and business systems of different societies, and how the world’s most successful global leaders adapt their approaches to interact seamlessly across the cultural divide. In today’s connected world, where the scope of real estate extends globally and business transactions take place instantaneously across the planet, it is crucial to know how to effectively communicate cross-culturally. As a professor at the prestigious INSEAD business school, former winner of the Thinkers50 Radar Award, and a contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Singapore Business Times and, Erin has proven herself as a world-renowned authority on breaking down the barriers of international business by decoding the most effective strategies for cross-cultural collaboration. 

Staff Speakers

Bob Portale

Bob is an executive and real estate professional with mobility and real estate industry experience beginning in 1989. Bob has an extensive background in relocation, and has held positions in operations management, account management, and business development. A transferee himself, Bob has relocated several times.

Bob joined RELO Direct® as the President & CEO in 2006. Since joining RELO Direct®, Bob has developed the company from a small, regionally based provider to a robust, consultative, global organization with a growing and diverse client base. Through the execution of his strategic business plan, Bob has developed RELO Direct® into the partner of choice for global companies in the pharmaceutical, automotive, health care, technology, retail, and government sectors, amongst others. During his tenure as the leading executive, 100% of clients report RELO Direct® meets or exceeds expectations. Also during his leadership, employee turnover has remained low (approximately 3% annually) and profits have met or exceeded plan.