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RELO Direct® Recognized by Leading Global Multimedia Publisher for Industry Contribution

May 17, 2018

CHICAGO – (May 17, 2018) – RELO Direct® received the Relocate Award for Inspiring Future Careers - Corporate Social Responsibility during the Relocate Awards gala ceremony at the  Underglobe at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, England, on May 10. 

The Relocate Awards recognize excellence, celebrate the contribution of relocation to business, and reward best practice and are presented by Relocate Global, a leading independent multimedia publisher for the relocation and global mobility market. Relocate Awards nominees are evaluated by a judging panel comprised of independent experts working in the world of relocation and international assignments and the wide range of suppliers and professionals engaged in supporting relocation and mobility.  

RELO Direct® was acknowledged for its work with Kaleidoscope, a non-profit child welfare agency, in developing tomorrow's leaders, providing opportunities for young people to build their résumés, develop job readiness skills, and grow their professional networks.

“To be recognized by such a prestigious global publication and its independent panel of judges is an honor; but, to receive this award for something that is so meaningful to us as an organization truly elevates our appreciation,” said Bob Portale, SCRP, SGMS-T, RELO Direct’s president and CEO. “Our commitment to identifying and developing the mobility and relocation leaders of tomorrow through our work with Kaleidoscope and their Find Your Future internship program brings us great pride, and it’s an honor to have this important work highlighted and shared with the world. Further, it demonstrates RELO Direct’s thought leadership capabilities outside the scope we’ve come to be known for.” 

Chicago-based RELO Direct® ( is a full-service global mobility management company that puts thought leadership into action. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of program management, departure, destination and global relocation services to support clients with employees on the move. With a history dating back to 1992, RELO Direct® helps people move with confidence, security, and appreciation for their employer. RELO Direct’s parent company is Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the market-leading network of independent residential brokerages in over 70 countries, with 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates producing over 1.1 million transactions valued at $372 billion annually. 


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