Here’s the Lowdown on 2012 Conventions

Convention season is almost here again. If you have been thinking about getting involved in your industry the local, state and national REALTOR® conventions are a great way to start. They offer the best access to education, networking and vendors. Here’s a short description of this year’s conventions:

1. Ohio Association of REALTORS® Annual Convention & Expo

October 2-4, 2012
Hilton Columbus at Easton
Registration fee: $140

Join us for the opportunity to connect and share ideas with your peers…gain a competitive advantage by seeing real estate visionaries…influence your Association…and enjoy one of Ohio’s premier destinations…at the OAR Annual Convention & Expo, Oct. 2-4, at the Easton Town Center!

The 2012 Annual Convention & Expo offers something for everyone…

  • Earn up to 12 hours of continuing education credit – featuring the country’s cutting edge instructors – at no additional cost!
  • Enjoy memorable parties and nightly entertainment!
  • Experience trendy shopping and culinary delights right outside your door!
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2. Northeast Ohio Real Estate Convention

October 17, 2012
Windows on the River in Cleveland
Registration fee: $30

Join us for a regional event bringing together professionals from all areas of the real estate industry for a day of learning, collaborating and networking.

This one-day event will feature a variety of presentations, continuing education courses, discussion panels and think-tanks. Speakers will be a who’s who of real estate in Northeastern Ohio. Vendor exhibit booths will line both floors of the event space. There will be a continental breakfast, plated lunch and optional cocktail party.

Topics and speakers to include:

  • Keynote speaker: Ed FitzGerald, Cuyahoga County Executive
  • Economic forecast
  • Marketing panel
  • Buyer incentives
  • Housing preservation
  • Productivity and sales
  • Time management and business planning
  • Local development
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3. National Association of REALTORS® Conference & Expo

November 9-12, 2012
Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL
Registration fee: $400

Every fall, real estate professionals from across the US and around the world come together for the annual REALTORS® Conference & Expo. This annual four-day event includes:

  • More than 100 education sessions, featuring nationally-recognized speakers, trainers, and industry experts, who discuss timely topics and critical issues of value to REALTORS®
  • 400 industry vendors at the expo, who present the latest innovative tools just for real estate professionals
  • Unlimited networking and referral-building opportunities, including special events, networking lounges, and the expo show floor

In 2012, the REALTORS® Conference & Expo will be held in Orlando, Florida. This year’s theme is DISCOVER YOUR MAGIC, and indeed, this year’s Conference & Expo will help REALTORS® discover the magic that they possess that will help them take their business to the next level.

20,000 members and guests are expected to attend this year’s event. Remember, it takes only one referral to pay for the REALTORS® Conference & Expo!

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