Over 225 of the most powerful and successful real estate leaders will take to New York City this September for RISMedia’s 2017 Real Estate CEO Exchange, “Growing Your Business in Unpredictable Times.” The exclusive, day-and-a-half-long event, taking place Sept. 12-13 at the prestigious Harvard Club, will share strategies for increasing business and operating a profitable company despite headwinds such as changing regulations, low inventory and student loan debt.
The event will offer insight from several of the industry’s most influential leaders, including an opening address from keynote speaker Ron Peltier, chairman and CEO of HomeServices of America, Inc., on the State of the Real Estate Union, and a fireside chat with John Peyton, president and CEO of Realogy Franchise Group.
On the agenda:
What Keeps You Up at Night? Overcoming Hurdles to Profitability
Running a brokerage in today’s market is no easy task. From pressure on commissions to a shortage of inventory, company dollars are being squeezed.
In this session, panelists Tom Tognoli, president/CEO, Intero Real Estate; Candace Adams, president/CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England, New York and Westchester Properties; Pam O’Connor, president/CEO, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®; Annie Hanna Engel, president/COO, Howard Hanna Insurance Services, Inc., chief legal officer, Hanna Holdings, Inc.; and Tom Gallagher, broker/owner, CENTURY 21 American Homes, will share what’s foremost on their minds and how they’re preparing their firms to overcome challenges.
A Better Crystal Ball: How to Leverage Predictive Analytics
Predictive analytics is changing the way businesses operate, providing new insights into consumer behavior on a seemingly daily basis.
In this session, panelists Jeremy Sicklick, co-founder/CEO, HouseCanary; Scott MacDonald, broker/owner/president, RE/MAX Gateway; Mark Choey, co-founder/CTO, Climb Real Estate; and John Murray, managing broker/president, Key Realty, will discuss what role predictive analytics will play in the real estate business, how to use it to your advantage, and how to avoid the pitfalls along the way.
The New Rules of Consumer Engagement
With today’s vast array of communication touch points—from Facebook to door-knocking—effectively engaging with clients on all levels presents a challenge.
In this session, learn how panelists Sherry Chris, president/CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC; Todd Hetherington, CEO, NM Management, Inc., CENTURY 21 New Millennium; Diane M. Ramirez, chairman/CEO, Halstead Real Estate; Matthew O’Connor, COO, Terrie O’Connor REALTORS®; and Joan Docktor, president, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS®, are generating leads, taking marketing efforts to the next level, and seeing real ROI with the right communication tools, systems and strategies for engagement.
The Evolution of the Real Estate Model: Are You Adapting Fast Enough?
As brokers continue to refresh and revamp the tried and true approach to the real estate business, will your firm be able to keep up and compete?
In this session, find out from panelists David Tedesco, founder/managing partner/CEO, True North Companies/Realty Executives; Matt Widdows, founder/CEO, HomeSmart; Rob Lehman, chief revenue officer, Compass; Mark Stark, broker/owner/CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona/California/Nevada Properties; Errol Samuelson, chief industry development officer, Zillow Group; and Richard “Rick” Haase, president, Latter & Blum, Inc., how and why some firms are succeeding with a new approach to the standard real estate model, and whether or not your firm is at risk of being disrupted.
Agent Teams: How to Manage, Maximize and Mitigate Risk
Like it or not, agent teams are here to stay—and growing by the minute.
In this session, learn how panelists Rick Cunningham, owner/investor, Keller Williams Franchises; Lynn Reecer, president/CEO/managing broker, Reecer Properties; Peter Hunt, chairman/CEO/president, Hunt Real Estate Corp., Hunt Real Estate ERA; and Nate Martinez, co-owner, RE/MAX Professionals, are handling teams both financially and logistically to ensure they’re a boon to their business…not a liability.
The Verdict Is In: Agent Loyalty Is Out – Now What?
Your top producers are your prized commodity, but is loyalty the end game? Are your retention efforts working and worth the investment?
In this session, hear from panelists Neil Cresswell, co-founder/president, Sellstate Realty Systems; Michael Mahon, president, First Team Real Estate; Penny Nathan, co-founder/president/CEO, Ascent Real Estate; Richard “Dicky” Mopper, broker/owner, Engel & Völkers Savannah; and Felicia Hengle, president, Ohio Operations, Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies, who are recruiting and maximizing their agent force to ensure profitability for all.
RISMedia will also be hosting a new networking opportunity for attendees: the CEO Exchange Welcome Dinner, a three-and-a-half-hour sunset tour around Lower Manhattan aboard the elite, private yacht Atlantica. Don’t miss this unforgettable experience with unparalleled views of New York City!
RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange is by exclusive invitation only. For more information, please contact Randi Vannucchi, firstname.lastname@example.org or (203) 523-3754.
RISMedia’s 2017 Real Estate CEO Exchange is sponsored by:
American Home Shield
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
CENTURY 21® Real Estate
ERA Real Estate
HSA Home Warranty
National Association of REALTORS®
Create for the Human
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors®
Realtors Property Resource®
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage
HMS Home Warranty
Real Estate Webmasters
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