Poll - What is appropriate attire at a real estate convention?

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I got a kick out of reading someone call Spencer (Zillow CFO/CMO) out for not having a tie on when being interviewed the other day.  Then he got called out again on our corporate blog.  Guess he won't make that mistake again...

But it does bring up a question that we often internally discuss- what is the right male attire when representing a dot com company at real estate conventions?  It can be challenging because the audience is usually dressed so diversely, from cowboy boots to full suits.

I would love to hear your thoughts as to what you think is appropiate in these three scenerios:  

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Renée Donohue
Savvy Home Strategies Realty, LLC-REALTOR®-Estate-Probate - Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas Real Estate Broker - www.urLVhome.com

I think this is one of those "know your demographics" issues.  Dress to your audience.  Obviously the poll will help with that rather than calling everyone and asking them what they are going to wear :)

Apr 28, 2008 02:16 AM #1
Joe Virnig
RE/MAX Gold Coast REALTORS, Ventura County, California - Ventura, CA
No Ordinary Joe

A suit is a uniform that conveys authority.  People do judge a book by it's cover.  Dressing suitably also conveys respect for your audience.

Apr 28, 2008 02:35 AM #2
Pam Winterbauer
Pam Winterbauer Real Estate - San Ramon, CA
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Knowing you audiance and and demographics.  The atendee's can get away with business casual.
Apr 30, 2008 04:17 PM #4
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