Illinois REALTORS® Alex Ruggieri and Andy Velkme said repeat visits and attention to networking are keys to making the MIPIM experience work.

The pair have been attending the conference held annually in Cannes, France for several years. Both participated in a podcast from the NAR Pavilion.

Learn all about how to make the most of the conference which attracts a worldwide audience, and even get tips for how to act at a yacht party.

On Thursday, Illinois REALTORS® will talk to several first-time visitors to the conference.