Why Smart People Dismiss Social Media, and Why They Shouldn't

Gary VaynerchukGary Vaynerchuk

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Net zero homes are still in the early phase of market adoption, but they are becoming more widespread. It is important for REALTORS® to understand the key differences between this new generation of housing and homes of the past, what matters to net zero home buyers, and how these homes can impact their bottom line.

 

May 30 | 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

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Location: Hall B

Speaker: Gary Vaynerchuk

Your Safety is Non-Negotiable: The Beverly Carter Story

Carl CarterCarl Carter, Jr.

Carl Carter, Jr., son of Beverly Carter, delivers a powerful presentation on REALTOR® safety that only someone with his background and experience could deliver. His story and presentation is an impactful combination of harrowing details involving his mother's story and practical industry anecdotes and takeaways. Carl's mission is to take his mother's experience and use it as inspiration to make positive changes in agents' lives and business. 

 

Objectives

  • Educate the audience about the dangers of working in the real estate industry
  • Share Beverly Carter's tragic story while examining the best practiced uses in her situation, and also raise awareness of the ways she was deceived
  • Provide, though Beverly Carter's story, ways of helping others protect themselves
  • Empower agents through the following personal safety topics:
    • Verify the identity of their prospects and clients
    • Examine marketing for mixed messages
    • Build and maintain a "Buddy" system professionally and personally
    • Empower agents to be more diligent about trusting their instincts
    • Discuss ways that agents can keep safety at the forefront at their offices
    • Emphasize the importance of staying aware of your surroundings and understand bad people do not present themselves as such
    • Cultivate safer practices by promoting programs that encourage safe meeting places, and encourage the audience to ask others for feedback and to not become lazy about personal safety
    • Present important takeaways that encourage the audience to take precautions

 

May 29 | 2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

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Location: Hall B

Speaker: Carl Carter, Jr.

Real Estate Next Next, Canada Edition

Rob HahnRob Hahn
John DiMicheleJohn DiMichele

The real estate industry is undergoing a sea change. Most of us can see what's next, but what about what's after that? Rob Hahn of 7DS Associates looks at major trends and issues that represent real estate's next next on brokerage, rise of institutional real estate, and the truth about the future consumer. If you're interested in where the puck is headed, and not where it is, this is the session for you.

 

May 29 | 1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M.

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Location: Cohen Ballroom

Speaker: Rob Hahn
Introduction: John DiMichele

Toronto – the Accidental Metropolis: Remarkable Success, Uncertain Future

Joe BerridgeJoe Berridge

In the past decades, Toronto has risen from the second tier to become one of the world's leading cities. When nobody ever had a plan for such a remarkable ascendancy, how did this happen? Joe Berridge explores the keys drivers of success – immigration, education, the airport, the universities, culture, the financial services and tech sectors – fuelling the city's rise to the global top dozen. But governments, perhaps even the public at large, haven't caught up to this new reality. When, by mid-century, Toronto overtakes Los Angeles as the second largest urban region in North America, who's in charge?

Net zero homes are still in the early phase of market adoption, but they are becoming more widespread. It is important for REALTORS® to understand the key differences between this new generation of housing and homes of the past, what matters to net zero home buyers, and how these homes can impact their bottom line.

 

May 29 | 10:30 A.M. – 11:15 A.M.

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Location: Hall B

Speaker: Joe Berridge

WomanUp! How Empowering Women in Brokerage Leadership Benefits Us All

Tami BonnellTami Bonnell
Sherry ChrisSherry Chris
Sara SutachanSara Sutachan
Debra TrappenDebra Trappen

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Net zero homes are still in the early phase of market adoption, but they are becoming more widespread. It is important for REALTORS® to understand the key differences between this new generation of housing and homes of the past, what matters to net zero home buyers, and how these homes can impact their bottom line.

 

May 30 | 12:20 P.M. – 12:50 P.M.

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Location: Hall B

Speakers:
Tami Bonnell
Sherry Chris
Sara Sutachan
Debra Trappen