2022 Florida Realtors Convention Schedule

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Meeting Legend

Thursday, August 11

Appraisal Legislative Think Tank Breakout Group

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM  //  

Committee members will receive Zoom meeting access link via email. Guests may watch this session.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Attainable/Workforce Housing Legislative Think Tank Breakout Group

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  //  

Committee members will receive Zoom meeting access link via email. Guests may watch this session.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Legislative & Regulatory Business Issues Think Tank Breakout Group

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  //  

Committee members will receive Zoom meeting access link via email. Guests may watch this session.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

HOA/Condominium Legislative Think Tank Breakout Group

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  //  

Committee members will receive Zoom meeting access link via email. Guests may watch this session.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Land Use, Property Rights and Sustainable Development Legislative Think Tank Breakout Group

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  //  

Committee members will receive Zoom meeting access link via email. Guests may watch this session.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Friday, August 12

Insurance Legislative Think Tank Breakout Group

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM  //  

Committee members will receive Zoom meeting access link via email. Guests may watch this session.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Legislative & Regulatory Research Think Tank Breakout Group

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  //  

Committee members will receive Zoom meeting access link via email. Guests may watch this session.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Property Management Legislative Think Tank Breakout Group

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  //  

Committee members will receive Zoom meeting access link via email. Guests may watch this session.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Resort & Second Home Specialist Legislative Think Tank Breakout Group

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM  //  

Committee members will receive Zoom meeting access link via email. Guests may watch this session.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

State & Local Taxation Legislative Think Tank Breakout Group

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  //  

Committee members will receive Zoom meeting access link via email. Guests may watch this session.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Sunday, August 21

Women's Council of Realtors PMN Course: Resort and Second Home Property Specialist

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM  //  

Looking to earn another designation while working towards yur PMN or ABR? This class is being offered for $99 if you sign up by July 15. After July 15 the price will be 125 and $150 at the door the day of the class. RSPS is a one-day course from NAR designed to teach you the essentials of buying, selling and managing resort properties and second homes for recreation, investment and development. Peter West will guide you through the IRS guidelines for these investments, assessing the value of properties for the portfolio of you or your customer and help you create a business plan utilizing market statistics and trends. Register here: www.wcrflconference.com

Women's Council of Realtors LEAP Session

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  //  

Women's Council of Realtors Audit Committee *

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM  //  

Women's Council of Realtors Toast to the Blue Reception at Tin Roof Orlando

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM  //  

The Georgia Satellites said it was Rusted, but the Tin Roof will be rocking tonight as we celebrate our Networks for their ongoing support! This exclusive party is for members of the 25 networks that purchased "Into the Blue in 2022!" Tickets can be purchased at www.wcrflconference.com

Monday, August 22

RRC Course: Increase Wealth with Rentals and Other Investment Properties hosted by RRC Florida

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Investment property transactions can easily increase your market by 20% and build your net worth at the same time. In this one-day RRC course, you will learn why and how rental properties are IDEAL investments that outperform other types of investments while giving you more control to optimize financial returns. In addition to guiding you through the process of developing your own property investing strategy, this course leverages powerful and easy-to-use online financial apps that simplify the process of evaluating and selecting properties that align with your investment objectives. After completing the course, you will be able to immediately implement your strategy for yourself and your investor clients, using the same homes you've been selling for owner-occupants and packaging them to appeal to investors. Registration is $109 for RRC Chapter members; $129 for all others. Register here (be sure to select the 8/22 course): https://crs.com/CatalogSearch/CatalogCourseDetail?CourseID=1277&pccode=…

Women's Council of Realtors Opening Session: Leadership is Not a Glass Slipper

9:00 AM - 10:45 AM  //  

Renowned speaker Monica Wooford, CSP, of Contagious Companies will wow you with how personalities in leadership interact with each other and how we can assess ourselves and others to lead, negotiate or calm any situation. A personality survey will be sent to all members in advance and evaluated by Contagious Companies. Monica will expand on the results of your survey data during this session. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have Monica share her insight with you. Monica is known as a leadership development expert who writes, speaks, trains, coaches and consults on how to become a better leader in life and work.

Women's Council of Realtors State of the Network

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM  //  

Women's Council of Realtors Session: Make Change to Make C$ange - How Advocacy Can Create Profit in Your Business

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM  //  

Women's Council of Realtors Session: Welcome to the Jungle! (aka Leadership Journeys)

1:45 PM - 4:45 PM  //  

Feeling lost in the Jungle not knowing which way to turn? Should you leap into the water or follow a path? Come and listen to six incredible leaders share their journey and the myriad of paths you can take in leadership roles. They will each share insight on directions you can take in Women's Council National, Your Community, Realtors Political Action Committee, Florida Realtors, Your Local Association and the National Association of Realtors. The start-up session (in the main room) will introduce the speakers and share logistics of the jungle. The speakers will then move from breakout room to breakout room (or swing from tree to tree) so that your group remains intact for some interactive discussion in between sessions. Then it's back to the main room to wrap it up and share how to make like Jane and conquer the leadership jungle.

Tuesday, August 23

CRB Course: Starting a Real Estate Company featuring Brian Woods

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Details to follow.

Instructor Auditions *

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Women's Council of Realtors Session: Bon Voyage - Destination International Real Estate Growth

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM  //  

Women's Council of Realtors LID Commttee

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM  //  

Registration Desk Open

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Women's Council of Realtors Session: Body Language - Faces of a Leader

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM  //  

Body language speaks louder than words. Imagine the power of understanding what someone's body language is truly saying. Join us as Susan Constantine, the body language expert, from The Human Behavior Lab helps us analyze human behavior, detect deception, and the nonverbal story we tell. You may have seen her on OWN, NBC, Good Morning America, Fox News and Dr. Phil. She will demonstrate how you as a leader can better understand what your team is saying through their body language. This will also help you have a stronger understanding of what your sellers and buyers really are saying through their clusters of body expressions. Ultimately becoming a strong leader, better Realtor and better communicator both verbally and non-verbally.

Tech Helpline Live Support

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Florida Realtors members: visit the Tech Helpline booth for FREE live tech support and download the mobile app for FREE support year-round. Get it on Google Play or the App Store (search "Tech Helpline")

Women's Council of Realtors Past Presidents Lunch *

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM  //  

Women's Council of Realtors General Membership Breakout

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM  //  

CCIM Education Session: Lease vs. Buy Analysis featuring Cynthia Shelton

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM  //  

In today's economy, sometimes it makes sense for a user to own their real estate but then again, many businesses need capital to expand their business and not put it into real estate and thus lease. This class will help you compare and analyze the different alternatives. This course is designed as a refresher for the experienced commercial agents who may be a little rusty.

Women's Council of Realtors DVP Session

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM  //  

Women's Council of Realtors 2022-2023 Local Line Breakout

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM  //  

Women's Council of Realtors Bylaws and Standing Rules Committee *

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM  //  

Women's Council of Realtors Session: Real Estate Reels for the Awkwardly Hesitant

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM  //  

CCIM Education Session: Tools to Understand Your Market featuring Gary Ralston

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM  //  

Demographic and economic information resources to estimate demand and "make more money by understanding your market". And - a look at the new STDB tools available to CCIMs.

Women's Council of Realtors Finance and Budget Committee *

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM  //  

Top Golf Event hosted by RRC, REBI & WCR Chapters

6:30 PM - 9:45 PM  //  

Come join us for a line drive good time at Top Golf where we will meet and mingle under the stars at the Rooftop Terrace. Come try your hand at some golf or sit back and immerse yourself in some long awaited mingling while enjoying a buffet, open bar, and a night of fresh air and music. A professional instructor will be on site ready to assist. And as a special treat we will host the Women's Council Vacation/Staycation Basket Silent Auction during this event. Top Golf is located 1.7 miles from Rosen Shingle Creek (Uber, Lyft, etc. are available and ready to transport you, or car pool with some of your fellow Realtors). Don't Miss Out - Reserve Now! Tickets are on a first-come, first-served basis and may not be available for purchase on-site. Ticket price is $85.

Wednesday, August 24

Yoga Class sponsored by Florida RRC

6:15 AM - 8:00 AM  //  

Refresh Your Body and Your Mind! Registration from 6:15-6:45 a.m. Class from 6:45-8 a.m. Yoga mats provided while supplies last. Participants will be required to sign a hold harmless agreement before taking part in the class.

Registration Desk Open

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Tech Helpline Live Support

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Florida Realtors members: visit the Tech Helpline booth for FREE live tech support and download the mobile app for FREE support year-round. Get it on Google Play or the App Store (search "Tech Helpline")

Women's Council of Realtors Leadership Briefing *

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM  //  

First Time Attendee Session

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM  //  

If this is your first time attending a Florida Realtors Convention, attend this session to learn how to maximize your experience.

RRC Leadership Interviews *

8:45 AM - 11:00 AM  //  

Trade Expo Open

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM  //  

Dedicate time in your schedule to explore our wildly popular Trade Expo. More than 200 exhibitors are ready to be your business partners with game-changing products, services and solutions designed specifically to Build Up Your Business.

CCIM Past Presidents Council *

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM  //  

Form Simplicity Booth

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM  //  

Go paperless and reduce time, costs, and risk with digital transaction management. Form Simplicity's Professional Edition is an included benefit for all Florida Realtors members. Visit our booth or https://discover.formsimplicity.com/florida/ for details.

Florida Realtors PAC Desk Open

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Education Session: How Bias Impacts Your Business - and How to Overcome It featuring Stacy Bernal

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM  //  

In alignment with the NAR's statement on diversity and inclusion, in this dynamic and engaging presentation, attendees learn about implicit bias and how powerful it is in their everyday lives. You'll hear examples of documented cases of discrimination and the roots of bias that led to them and learn actionable strategies for combating your own biases and ways to create a more inclusive business model that aligns with the NAR Code of Ethics. Real estate professionals around the country have proclaimed this presentation a "must-have" and "interesting and educational top to bottom."

Women's Council of Realtors Governing Board

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

CCIM Executive Committee *

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  //  

CCIM Candidate Development Workshop

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  //  

Education Session: How to Compete and Thrive in the Age of Disruption featuring Mike Evans

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM  //  

We're in a brawl with few rules, where the fast, adaptive, and agile will overtake the slow, over-thinking, and complacent. In the past, change was episodic and gradual. But now, change is quick and constant. In the age of the never-satisfied customer, multi-faceted global influences and complex economic challenges, there are companies and entrepreneurs (destructive/disruptive competition) looking to reinvent the way your business is done. Individuals, teams, and organizations that fail to develop a distinct brand and separate themselves from the pack will find themselves vulnerable. In this session you'll: 1) Learn how to lead, develop and cultivate a culture/team that's equipped to overcome the new forces that are coalescing to alter the corporate and economic landscape; 2) Discover proven principles that accelerate desired change and allow you to avoid barriers that impede peak perfomance; 3) Learn how to awaken the "whatever it takes" attitude to achieve what matters most to you, your team and your organization; 4) Develop skills and understand what it takes to stand out in today's sea of sameness; 5) Learn how to arouse a sense of purpose, distinction and passion among your employees; and 6) Find out how to build, enhance and grow your desired brand.

Education Session: Turn Your Soft Skills Into Superpowers featuring Marques Ogden

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM  //  

Find out how to gain a competitive edge by turning your soft skills into superpowers. This session discusses traits such as sense-making, relating, visioning, and inventing and how you can use them to better connect with clients and prospective clients. You'll learn how to navigate emotions, build trust, and appeal to logic all while discovering how to sell from the heart.

Education Session: The Serious Business of Positive Emotions - Tools to Achieve Personal and Professional Success featuring Paul Krismer

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM  //  

Get a blast of personal and corporate well-being in this inspirational introduction to the science of positive psychology. Learn about the research results that prove happiness leads to greater success. Discover simple, applicable skills that will fuel your personal happiness and spread positivity among the people you influence. The field of positive psychology research has expanded our understanding of human potential. We now know that happiness is not a lucky outcome resulting from a fortunate upbringing. Rather, happiness generally results from skills we can all learn. To often, companies know what to do too, but fall short. In this session, learn new insights about how to powerfully engage employees and change corporate culture. Highlights will include: 1) Scientifically connecting happiness with success; 2) Neurophysiology - how the brain can be re-wired; 3)Overcoming negativity bias; 4) Gratitude and appreciative inquiry; and 5) Necessity of healthy social relationships.

Education Session: Inspired Leadership in Challenging Times featuring Craig Whelden

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM  //  

Largely drawn from his four-time national award winning and #1 international best-selling book, "Leadership: The Art of Inspiring People to Be Their Best," Craig Whelden passes on decades of leadership and life lessons - both good and bad - told in a compelling and sometimes very personal way. A "master story-teller," Whelden has shared his inspirational message to thousands of people around the world.

Education Session: Selling Luxury - The Money-Making Secrets of Top Agents featuring Debbie De Grote

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM  //  

Have you ever dreamed of bigger commission checks or simply bumping up your price point to increase the return on your time and money invested? In this session, you'll learn the secret strategies that top luxury agents are using across North America plus: 1) Why working the higher end or luxury market offers massive opportunity for those willing to pursue it; 2) The best methods to determine the slice of the luxury market you want to tackle; and 3) The critical skills you must master to shine as the clear choice and beat your local competitors.

RRC/REBI Luncheon

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM  //  

Tickets are $50 and will be sold until 4 p.m. Tuesday, 8/23 or as long as tickets remain available.

Giving back with Meals of Hope

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  //  

Florida Realtors Young Professionals Network has partnered with Meals of Hope and Second Harvest Food Bank to package 35,000 meals for hungry children in Central Florida. We need about 150 volunteers. Please join us in the large corridors near Selfie City (Panzacola foyer).

CCIM General Membership & Board of Directors

12:00 PM - 2:45 PM  //  

General Session featuring Martha Stewart

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  //  

Forbes magazine says Martha Stewart is the first, self-made woman to reach BILLIONAIRE status. Oprah was the second. Instead of a generic presentation, Martha will answer business-boosting questions provided by Florida Realtors. Be there for real-life business insights from a woman with . . . worldwide star power, unparalleled success as an entrepreneur, crossover celebrity status due to her partnership with Snoop Dog and exemplary communication skills. Martha is a small business diva and a big business titan. She paid a price for a bad decision, but when it comes to her businesses, in a BILLION ways, she continues to "Wow the World." One ticket included with In-Person Convention registration.

Education Session: The Secret to Winning - Control Your Controllables featuring Jake Thompson

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM  //  

Every day you dedicate hours of your precious time striving for success. But it doesn't have to be this way. You can learn how to tap into your highest potential without exhausting all your time and effort. What does it take? The answer: Learning how to sieze control of certain elements within your reach. In this highly-requested session, you'll discover how to channel a laser-sharp focus to control your controllables and effectively respond to challenges - and create your very own playbook to hold yourself accountable. Find out what's within your control and how to formulate a daily plan of attack. You'll leave with a blueprint on how to take control and win 365-0 this year.

Education Session: Core Law - Avoiding the Danger Zone featuring Reese Stewart

2:45 PM - 5:45 PM  //  

Understanding real estate law is part of every real estate licensee's business. The more a licensee knows, the better they can work with customers and safeguard them from legal complications. Buying and selling property requires a lot of legal paperwork. Today, more than ever, it's important to know the laws governing the practice of real estate. This three-hour CE class will provide a "red flag notice" of when participants are potentially going into a danger zone - the unlicensed practice of law.

Education Session: Yes, You Can Beat 'How Low Can You?' Discounters - and Win the Listing featuring Scott Sorrell

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM  //  

Want some discount agent Kryptonite? In this session, learn the strategies for defeating the discounters and getting clients to want to pay you full commission. Fnd out how to overcome the constant barrage of "how low can you go?" discounters flooding the marketplace and win listings more quickly.

Education Session: FREE Social Media Strategies Proven to Grow Your Business featuring Martine Cadet

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM  //  

Developing a client-attracting, money-making social media strategy doesn't mean you need to spend every hour on your phone or trapped behind your laptop screen. You do, after all, have a business to run and a life to live. In this session, you'll: 1) Find out a new and unique way of social media marketing to grow your business in 2022 without spending a dime on ads; and 2) Double your conversion rate and build a strong connection with your audience with the "T.E.R.A." method without getting overwhelmed (once you implement it, all your friends will be wondering how you're suddenly making so much money).

Education Session: Be the Expert - Master Your Market Using SunStats Research featuring Jennifer Warner

2:45 PM - 5:45 PM  //  

What's one way to stand out among a sea of Realtors? By being the market expert, of course! Learn how to use data exclusive to Florida Realtors members in your day-to-day business to win the confidence of your clients. In this session, you will learn basic statistics concepts in the context of residential real estate and how to draw conclusions about the market. Using the latest Florida Realtors digital tool, SunStats, you'll learn how to make your own custom charts and infographics to share your market knowledge and engage your clients. After this session, you'll be able to: 1) Understand how and when to use mean and median, how to calculate and how to draw conclusions about real estate markets; 2) Identify the "Big Three" metrics that define real estate markets, where the data comes from and how to apply them; 3) Communicate what market metrics mean and discuss ways that market conditions impact clients; 4) Identify why real estate data is affected by location, time frame, and price point; and 5) Explain how graphically analyzing market metrics demonstrate trends and shifts in real estate market segments and how to create graphs, charts and infographics.

Education Session: Uncommon Mindset - How to Unlock Your Greatest Potential featuring Sean O'Brien

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM  //  

What does it take to be able to perform at an exceptional and uncommon level? How does your mindset and internal belief system set the tone for how you show up every day? Are you tapping the greatest potential inside of you? This session is designed to help you lock into an "Uncommon Mindset" to achieve results that are truly elite. You'll hear about top leaders who have established an uncommon mentality and culture toward the work they do every day, raising the bar and creating a new standard in the process. Do you believe there is more you can contribute and a greater impact you can make? Come listen to find tools you can use to build a new standard for you and your business.

Education Session: The Keys to Finding, Training and Keeping the Best Agents featuring Phillip Gagnon

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM  //  

Recruiting and retaining agents is the foundation of a successful brokerage. With increased competition and more and more people becoming agents, recruiting and retaining is becoming harder. In this session, you'll learn to identify your ideal agent, how to market to them, and how to keep them.

District Vice Presidents Information Exchange *

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM  //  

Education Session: Influence Refined - Become a Master Communicator, In Person and Online featuring Stacey Hanke

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  //  

In today's virtual, in-person and hybrid world, communicating with influence is harder and more critical than ever. How you communicate determines whether others see you as credible, knowledgeable and trustworthy. And if you can't do it well, you limit your ability to influence, earn and build long-term relationships. Most of us are unaware of how our listeners perceive us. In this session, you'll learn how to increase your awareness of how much influence you really have and eliminate the static that plagues communicative delivery. You'll walk away with the skills to deliver a clear message that persuades, sells your ideas, influences, and makes you more effective through all mediums. Plus, you'll discover: 1) How to move people to action long after the interaction is over; 2) Create a standout experience that separates you from the crowd; 3) Communication miscues, both verbal and nonverbal; and 4) How to consistently achieve communicative results.

Education Session: 10 Steps to a Fast-Growing Brokerage or Team featuring Dean Cottrill

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  //  

Looking for your playbook to growth and success? Then this session is for you! Whether you lead a brokerage or are growing a team, you face many business challenges that other leaders have already tackled. Learn from those who have walked the path before you.

Education Session: Find Your Coverage, Boost Your Influence - and Get the Results You Want featuring Mike Staver

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  //  

We live in an age when it is more and more challenging to manage all of the information, demands and challenges that are coming at us. It takes real courage to stand firm in what you believe, get your followers to understand what really matters, and execute effectively. Your ability to influence your followers is key to getting results, and courage is the key element in that process. In this session, you'll learn: 1) The real definition of courage; 2) The three most important steps you will ever take; 3) The power of commitment; 4) What your followers do when you are not around; 5) The primary motivator of all people; 6) The three things every leader can do to ensure leadership failure; 7) The importance of high-gain activity and how to do more of it; and 8) Six steps that will insure effective execution.

Education Session: Make an Impact with Freddie Mac Affordable Housing Solutions featuring James Hall, Carmen Mercado, Nadja Vital and Monica La Crue

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  //  

Join a Freddie Mac panel conversation as they discuss affordable housing solutions to strengthen your communities and foster your business growth. While housing prices continue to rise and entry-level inventory remains historically low, discover solutions and resources that fit unique borrower needs. Discover how the housing and buyer landscape is shaping future opportunity segments and learn how Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) can serve as vital partners. Also, understand how to overcome down payment barriers with Freddie Mac Home Possible and the advantage of renovation and energy efficiency financing options with CHOICERenovation and Green CHOICE solutions.

Education Session: Can You Still Trust Your Gut? Investing in an Uncertain Future featuring Gunnar Branson

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  //  

After more than two years of profound global disruption, predicting the future has become extremely difficult. Trusting one's "gut" to guide investment and strategy decisions may no longer be as wise as it once was. What are global real estate investors doing now to find a path through the new darkness of a post-COVID era?

Reception in Expo

5:15 PM - 6:00 PM  //  

Stop by to visit exhibitors and while you're there, enjoy some samplings of mojitos and martinis. Sponsored by Miami Association of Realtors.

Leadership Academy Alumni Reception *

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM  //  

By invitation only.

Dance Party featuring Party on the Moon

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM  //  

After an information-rich day to help you keep Building Up Business, unleash that built up energy on the dance floor. Party on the Moon returns for a three-hour non-stop evening of fun. Dance. Dance. Dance. One ticket included with In-Person Convention registration. Additional tickets can be purchased by any attendee for $30. Grateful appreciation to our co-sponsors: Miami Association of Realtors; Broward, Palm Beaches and St. Lucie Realtors; realMLS; Orlando Regional Realtor Association; Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association; and Realtors Association of Lake and Sumter Counties.

Thursday, August 25

Zumba Class sponsored by Florida REBI

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM  //  

This free Zumba class, sponsored by Florida REBI, will be led by International Zumba Instructors, Janice Gonzalez and Reynna Zurita - Las Nicas Team, a dynamic mother/daughter duo. FREE swag bag for the first 50 attendees. Please arrive by 6:45 a.m. to register. Donations to Silent Angels will be gratefully accepted at the class.

Registration Desk Open

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Florida Realtors PAC Desk Open

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Tech Helpline Live Support

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Florida Realtors members: visit the Tech Helpline booth for FREE live tech support and download the mobile app for FREE support year-round. Get it on Google Play or the App Store (search "Tech Helpline")

RLI Meeting

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM  //  

Association Executives Seminar *

8:15 AM - 11:00 AM  //  

Ticket required (only available to local board/association executives and staff).

Education Session: How a Remarkable Customer Can Be Your Best Sales and Marketing Strategy featuring Dan Gingiss

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM  //  

Let's face it: Competition is tougher than ever these days. Competing on price is a loser's game - just ask the two gas stations across the street from each other. And competing on product is getting harder and harder as almost everything is copyable - just ask your favorite ride-share company. So what's left? How can we stand out in a crowded marketplace that is constantly evolving? In this fun and engaging session, you'll discover how the customer experience can be your company's ultimate differentiator, creating a competitive advantage that cannot be copied. You'll learn how to: 1) Identify the types of experiences people share most often and why; 2) Apply an easy, five-step framework for creating remarkable, shareable experiences; 3) See how customer engagement generates increased loyalty; and 4) Leverage examples from many other companies across industries that have been successful with these simple, practical and inexpensive ideas.

Education Session: How to Win at Work - Without Sacrificing Your Personal Life featuring Kenny Anderson

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM  //  

Life gets busy, and if you're not able to prioritize, you could get caught in the thick of things and burn out. The key is finding work/life balance. With the right mindset, you can be a top producer and still create time for other priorities and interests. This session teaches the "Common Denominators for Success," principles that can be implemented professionally and personally. You'll learn how to manage your life portfolio to meet the demands of your personal and professional life and create a more powerful and effective you in every aspect of your life.

Education Session: Code of Ethics - Recent Updates and More featuring Amanda Feagle

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM  //  

This three-hour CE class will review the recent Code of Ethics updates, pathways to professionalism, case interpretations and an overview of the COE Enforcement Process.

Education Session: How to Create Videos People Will Watch! featuring Antoine Dupont

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM  //  

Are you frustrated with your lack of lead generation success? Do you wonder why your marketing efforts aren't producing more results? Are you confused about how to even begin marketing with videos? If so, you're not alone, and in this session you'll discover the tools and techniques for creating remarkable videos that generate leads and grow business. In this highly-engaging presentation, you'll discover the essential elements that will take your video marketing plan from good to great.

RRC Leadership Meeting

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM  //  

Trade Expo Open

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM  //  

Dedicate time in your schedule to explore our wildly popular Trade Expo. More than 200 exhibitors are ready to be your business partners with game-changing products, services and solutions designed specifically to Build Up Your Business.

Education Session: Proven Strategies to Create Irresistible Listing Presentations featuring Kevin Evans

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM  //  

Want more listings? Want to stand out to sellers? In this session, you'll learn how to add value to your presentations using creative techniques but staying true to who you are as an agent. Creating an experience for sellers, negotiating, market knowledge, and willingness to step out of your comfort zone are just a few examples of how you'll learn to create extra value.

Education Session: Through the Looking Glass - Guide to Future Land Use featuring Jennifer Warner

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM  //  

Have you ever had a customer ask, "What will happen to that vacant land?" Understanding how future land use decisions are made can set you apart as a Realtor who is both a local market expert and effectively engaged in the local community. This course explores several tools that govern both current and future land use and how these will affect buyers and sellers. After taking this class students will be able to: 1) Understand key differences between future land use plans and how they affect buyers and sellers; 2) Learn how to access future land use plans; 3) Determine how each land-use tool differs based on the governing jurisdiction over the property; 4) Understand the importance of a buyer verifying future land use and current zoning; 5) Understand the basic market forces that influence the transition from future land use to actual development; and 6) Learn the basics of economic development at a municipal and regional level.

Form Simplicity Booth

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM  //  

Go paperless and reduce time, costs, and risk with digital transaction management. Form Simplicity's Professional Edition is an included benefit for all Florida Realtors members. Visit our booth or https://discover.formsimplicity.com/florida/ for details.

Coffee with Communications

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM  //  

Attend this session and hear from members of Florida Realtors award-winning communications team, who will share tips, tricks and resources that can boost your communications efforts. Have questions? This is the time, the place and the people to ask!

RLI Land Value Update

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM  //  

Governmental Affairs Directors Subcommittee *

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

Education Session: Think Like a CEO - 7 Strategies to Develop a Mindset for Success featuring Jeremy Torisk

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM  //  

Whether you are in your first week in real estate or you own a brokerage with over 1,000 agents, you need to be the CEO of your business. Being a CEO is 90% state of mind, and this session will teach you the mindset necessary to think and act like a CEO. You will also get seven powerful solutions that will transform your communication and interaction with all aspects of your business and personal life.

Education Session: What's the Price? What's the Value? What's the Difference? featuring Francois Gregoire

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM  //  

Develop an understanding of common real estate terms such as PRICE, VALUE, COST, and how they differ, as well as valuation and pricing products such as appraisals, competitive market analysis (CMA), and broker price opinions (BPO). Learn which license is required to prepare various valuation and pricing products and how to communicate effectively and legally with valuation professionals.

Education Session: How to Become a Negotiation Rock Star featuring Clara Capano

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM  //  

We know that the most valuable skillset your clients are looking for in a Realtor is a strong negotiating skill that can help them get the price they want. This session shares 15 strategies that will help you ROCK your negotiations.

Education Session: Game-Changing Video Marketing Ideas (That Are Actually Easy) featuring Sue "Pinky" Benson

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM  //  

Sue "Pinky" Benson has reached legendary status when it comes to video marketing in real estate and she's sharing her dos & don'ts for nailing an effective video strategy. (It's easier than you think!) She'll cover what to capture and when, how to leverage it efficiently to convert leads, and the #1 video you should be creating to sell more homes.

Education Session: 6 Surprising Linkedin Tips to Help You Grow Your Real Estate Business featuring Burton Kelso

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM  //  

If you're a real estate professional who isn't active on Linkedin, you're missing out on connecting with hundreds of new buyers and sellers. Everyone is engaged on Linkedin because it is a powerful social media network that can build your real estate business and take it to the next level. Learn how to use Linkedin to focus on brand awareness, reputation enhancement, and content marketing for you and your real estate business.

RLI & CCIM Joint Marketing Session

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

Education Session: The Magic of Bouncing Back featuring Steve Taubman

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

We've all been through the most challenging of times, and it's not over. Even the best, most optimistic, and success-oriented among us lose faith, lose ground, and lose momentum at times. In this entertaining 60-minute talk, magician and mindset expert Steve Taubman combines humor, stories, and magic to spin an impenetrable web of resilience around you, so you can bounce back from failures, setbacks, and discouragement... with a smile on your face.

Education Session: Sold or Served? Be Authentic & Build Trust featuring Kris Barney

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care. How are you coming across as a leader in your organizaton, as a salesperson, or even in your customer service? We've all heard that people do business with those they know, like, and trust, and the same is true with those we work with. In this session, find out how to create better community, employee retention, and valuable relationships, as you learn the best practices to have the biggest impact. Do people feel sold or served by you? Here's what you'll learn: 1) How you come across to others and how to shift your focus; 2) How sincere service will change your life and raise your sales; 3) The keys to building long-term relationships with clients and retaining employees; 4) How to develop trust, loyalty in your relationships; and 5) How to boost your reputation online with more positive reviews and higher ratings.

Education Session: 8 Ways to Find Unlisted Inventory in a Fast-Moving Market featuring Pamela Ermen

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

Today's connected consumer often finds homes faster than the agents they've hired. But agents who use creative strategies to find unlisted inventory, properties not currently available, but entering the market in the near future, can deliver a unique value proposition that attracts frustrated buyers. Join this session to discover eight effective strategies for uncovering unlisted properties in your market.

Education Session: Crypto Currency, Bitcoin and Blockchain - What Does the Future Look Like for Real Estate? featuring Raleigh Steinhauer

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

Crypto currency and blockchain technology are already starting to impact the real estate industry, and as this exciting and emerging space continues to rapidly grow and evolve, it will significantly change the real estate industry, including how property is purchased, how payments are made and transferred, how contracts are entered into, and how land title and title insurance are recorded, among others. Real estate professionals who understand this space will have an enormous leg up on the competition and be well positioned for the future.

Education Session: Must-Have Mobile Tools That Will Revolutionize the Way You Work featuring Randy Dean

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

You know which apps are fun, but what about those that can turn your smartphone or tablet into a productivity workhorse? In this session, we'll discuss the apps, online services and more that can take your mobile devices from cool to critical. We'll explore digital tools that can improve the way you manage time, projects, people and e-mail as well as boost your remote productivity. Who knows, you might even consider whether the combination of these tools could replace your old-school laptop or desktop.

Awards Luncheon

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM  //  

Celebrate the impact of Realtors who've Built Up Their Business and their influence to achieve greatness. Be there for the annual event that always inspires, always strengthens your association and your profession. And hey, let's have some fun while we're at it. Kick back and laugh loud with comedian Mike Goodwin. Mike is a nationally-touring comic who's appeared on America's Got Talent. Hundreds of Realtors laughing together. You should be one of them. Tickets are $50 and will be sold until Noon Wednesday, 8/24 or as long as tickets remain available. Seating for the luncheon is assigned - check your ticket on-site for your table number.

Florida Realtors PAC Trustees

1:45 PM - 3:30 PM  //  

NAR Strategy Committee *

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM  //  

Education Session: How to Run with the Big Dogs in Commercial Real Estate featuring Bob McComb

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM  //  

Find out how to get started in commercial real estate and position yourself for high-level success. Whether you're a residential agent who wants to become the go-to commercial agent at your firm or looking to learn the fundamentals to capitalize on the commercial business of their existing clients, this session will help you get started.

Education Session: Discover Your 'Fair Advantage' by Being Your Own Unique Brand featuring Sylvie di Giusto

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM  //  

Do you know why people should hire you, promote you, buy from you or into you instead of someone else? Answering this question requires understanding who you are at your core and what makes you different from everyone else, which means knowing more than simply your product or service offerings. Explore the "fair advantage" that is YOU, because professionals must understand what makes them unique in order to leverage their superpowers. Learn how to uncover and use your personal selling points to stand out from the crowd, get potential decision-makers to notice you, be more persuasive during interactions, make an impact in mere seconds, and build trusting relationships with your prospects.

Education Session: 3-D Printed Homes and the Future of the Construction Industry featuring Anna Cheniuntai

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM  //  

Learn about the entire ecosystem that exists with utilizing 3D printing for home construction from someone with hands-on experience not only printing but developing the cutting-edge robotic technology. You'll gain insider knowledge that will help you keep up with the novel technology and new approaches that are reshaping future building, including: 1) How this innovative technology can help build homes faster, more affordably and with higher quality; 2) How 3D printers can help increase residential inventory; and 3) Why not all 3D-printed homes are the same.

Education Session: Top Tech Tools Every Realtor Needs featuring Mark Porter

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM  //  

Today's on-the-go Realtors need technology that lets them conduct business seamlessly in and out of the office. This session introduces you to the latest tech tools that can make your job easier and grow your business. Plus, you'll learn how to keep your - and your clients' - personal and financial data safe.

Closing Session: Legal Update & Market Outlook

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM  //  

Our team of real estate attorneys updates you on recent and upcoming changes to the law that could affect how you conduct business. Plus, find out what the future of Florida's housing market holds with the most up-to-date analyses from Florida Realtors Chief Economist Dr. Brad O'Connor.

Realtor Party Member Involvement Committee *

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM  //  

A Global Celebration - Gala Event

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM  //  

Join Global Business and Diversity Committees for a night of dinner and dancing. Dance the night away to Blonde Ambition party/dance band while we celebrate and connect with old friends and make new ones. Attire is dressy semi-formal. Tickets are $59 and will be sold until noon Wednesday, 8/24 or as long as tickets remain available.

Friday, August 26

Registration Desk Open

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Tech Helpline Live Support

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Florida Realtors members: visit the Tech Helpline booth for FREE live tech support and download the mobile app for FREE support year-round. Get it on Google Play or the App Store (search "Tech Helpline")

Florida Realtors PAC Desk Open

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Realtor Party Town Hall (Hybrid)

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM  //  

Attend this meeting in person or virtually.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

FloridaRealtors/FloridaBar Contract Subcommittee

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM  //  

Credentials/Election Committee *

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  //  

Investment & Treasury Management Committee *

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

MLS Administrators Information Exchange *

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

Capital Club Luncheon

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM  //  

This exclusive lunch is open to Florida Realtors PAC investors at the capital club level and above. Ticket required.

Local Board/Association Attorneys Council *

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM  //  

REBI Leadership Meeting *

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  //  

Local Board/Association Education Directors Subcommittee *

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM  //  

Building Committee *

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM  //  

REBI General Meeting

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM  //  

Education Meet & Greet *

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM  //  

Open to designated local board education contacts, currently approved Florida Realtors faculty and invited guests only.

Real Estate Business Institute Forum sponsored by REBI Chapter

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM  //  

Broker Engagement Committee (Hybrid)

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM  //  

Committee members and guests may attend this meeting in person or virtually. Committee members joining virtually will receive Zoom meeting access link via email.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Candidate Forum (Hybrid)

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM  //  

This forum is open to all members and will provide an opportunity for members to hear from the 2023 candidates who wish to speak. This forum will not be a substitute for contested-race candidate remarks at Saturday's Board meeting.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Past Presidents Dinner *

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM  //  

Florida Realtors PAC Jamboree

8:00 PM - 10:30 PM  //  

Come and join the Realtors PAC Auction! Realtor members are encouraged to bid and bid often on items to benefit the PAC. Dance to your favorite tunes and enjoy hors d'oeuvres (cash bar will be available). Tickets are $30 and will be sold until noon Thursday, 8/25 or as long as tickets remain available.

Saturday, August 27

Registration Desk Open

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Public Policy Committee (Hybrid)

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM  //  

Committee members and guests may attend this meeting in person or virtually. Committee members joining virtually will receive Zoom meeting access link via email.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Tech Helpline Live Support

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM  //  

Florida Realtors members: visit the Tech Helpline booth for FREE live tech support and download the mobile app for FREE support year-round. Get it on Google Play or the App Store (search "Tech Helpline")

Florida Realtors PAC Desk Open

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

Homeownership for All Board of Directors

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  //  

Member Update (Hybrid)

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM  //  

Attend this meeting in person or virtually. Members can hear about proposed amendments to the Florida Realtors Bylaws & General Policies (if any), budget items for discussion (if any), and known "action items" coming to the board of directors meeting.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Education Foundation Board of Directors *

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM  //  

ISC Florida Chapter Leadership Committee *

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM  //  

Global Business Committee (Hybrid)

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM  //  

Committee members and guests may attend this meeting in person or virtually. Committee members joining virtually will receive Zoom meeting access link via email.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

Florida Realtors Faculty Subcommittee Instructor Development Workshop *

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM  //  

Global Business Exchange

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM  //  

Virtual District Meeting for all directors unable to attend the 6:00 p.m. in-person district meetings.

5:15 PM - 5:45 PM  //  

Directors will receive Zoom meeting access link via email.

COMMITTEE MEMBERS/INVITED GUESTS ONLY
Meeting link will be provided at a later date.

District Meetings

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM  //  

Sunday, August 28

Registration Desk Open

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM  //  

Board of Directors (Hybrid)

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM  //  

Directors and guests may attend this meeting in person or virtually. Directors joining virtually will receive Zoom meeting access link via email.

Meeting link will be provided at a later date.