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2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO                                                                                 ...
2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO                                                                         Global B...
2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO                                                                            Globa...
2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO                                                                              Glo...
2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO                                                                              Glo...
2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO                                                                                 ...
2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO                                                                             Glob...
2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO                                                                             Glob...
2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO                                                                            Globa...
2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO                                                                             Glob...
2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO                                                                        Global Bu...
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  1. 1. International Member Schedule
  2. 2. 2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Global Business & Alliances November 9 – November 14 Anaheim, CA REGISTRATION INFORMATION & OPTIONSRegistration for the Conference & Expo is now open.Register online or over the phone: 800-650-6893 (US/Canada) or 847-996-5876 (outside US/Canada).International Registration Options  Existing International REALTOR® Members: Enter your membership number (NRDS ID#) that you have been given to automatically receive the member rate ($380 for full conference). To obtain your membership number or for questions, email narglobe@realtors.org.  Join Today to Save! New International REALTOR® Members: International attendees can join as an International REALTOR® member today for only $75 per year, and enjoy the benefits of membership, plus instantly save $100 conference registration at the discounted member rate. To join today and take advantage of membership benefits, click here or contact narglobe@realtors.org.  International Delegates who are not REALTORS®: Register at the non-member rate. However, it is more cost effective to sign up as a New International Realtor Member (IRM): Cost of membership is only $75.00 which will then entitle you access to the NAR Member Rate. (All in all, you will save $25.00 by joining IRM and then registering for the conference at the member rate.)  Questions? Contact narglobe@realtors.org.Registration Fees *Full Conference *One Day-Pass Expo-Only Member $380 ^$150 $25 Non-Industry **$280 ^$150 $25 Spouse/Guest (accompanying paid Member registration) Non-Member $480 ^$185 $50 WCR-Only ***$330 N/A N/A**Includes four Fun Bucks to buy tours, General Session, REALTORS® Celebrity Concert and unlimited access to the expo. See belowmore info about Fun Bucks^Includes unlimited access to the expo and access to General Session for Saturday-only registrants, and access to REALTORS® CelebrityConcert for Sunday-only registrantsRegistration OptionsFull ConferenceThis option includes all non-ticketed Conference programs, General Session, Trade Expo, andREALTORS® Celebrity Concert, not to mention FREE session audio recordings. Spouse/Guestregistrants with a Full Conference pass will receive Fun Bucks that can be used towards the purchase oftours. See below for more info regarding Fun Bucks Program.One-DayChoose your day of attendance Nov. 11-14. This option includes all non-ticketed activities on that day, plusunlimited access to the expo during show hours on all four days. Saturday-only includes access to the GeneralSession. Sunday-only includes access to the REALTORS® Got Talent and Celebrity Concert. Page 1Global Business and Alliances – 2011 Annual Convention Staff Schedule (v2) – 10/13/2011 11:45 AM
  3. 3. 2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Global Business & Alliances November 9 – November 14 Anaheim, CAExpo-OnlyThis option provides you with unlimited access to the expo during official hours on all four days. You willnot be able to get into any of the meetingsGovernance Meeting OnlyIf you are attending the Governance Meeting ONLY and none of the other conference activities, please emailconvinfo@REALTORS.org for a registration form.Important NotesAll meetings‟ registrations and hotel reservations are made through Experient, NAR‟s official registrationcompany. Experient will confirm your advance registration and hotel reservation by fax or email (if youprovide this information) within one week of your registration submission. If you do not provide a faxnumber or email address, registration confirmation will be mailed within one week.  U.S. Attendees: Register by October 14, 2011, and receive your badge and tickets in the mail. October 14 is the advance cutoff date for Optional & Guest Fun Buck Tours, Inaugural Celebration, and International Night Out. After October 14, 2011, pick up your badge and tickets at Will Call in the Anaheim Convention Center.  Canadian and Other International Attendees: To avoid potential postal delays, badges will not be mailed. You can pick up your badge at NAR International Registration at the Anaheim Convention Center.Hotel reservations will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.FUN BUCKS PROGRAMSpouses and guests with a full conference pass will receive four Fun Bucks to use toward the purchase oftours and attraction tickets, including Disney Land, California Wine Country Tours, Warner BorthersStudio, Catalina Island, etc. For a full list of how to use your Fun Bucks, please visithttp://www.realtor.org/convention.nsf/pages/city?opendocumentHere is how the Fun Bucks program works:  An NAR member must register their spouse or guest under a full Spouse/Guest registration.  Each spouse/guest registrant automatically receives four Fun Bucks with their registration.  Redeem these Fun Bucks toward tours and attraction tickets. Each tour/attraction may use a different number of Fun Bucks.  To redeem Fun Bucks, the NAR member must log into their existing registration and redeem the Fun Bucks for their spouse or guest. Tickets are subject to availability.  If you do not redeem your Fun Bucks by October 14, 2011, you may still redeem your Fun Bucks on site at the Optional & Guest Fun Bucks Tours desk outside registration. Tickets are subject to availability.  Fun Bucks are non-transferable.  Fun Bucks may be used to purchase no more than one ticket per tour or attraction.  Fun Bucks cannot be used as partial payment toward the purchase of a tour or attraction. Page 2Global Business and Alliances – 2011 Annual Convention Staff Schedule (v2) – 10/13/2011 11:45 AM
  4. 4. 2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Global Business & Alliances November 9 – November 14 Anaheim, CA SCHEDULE OF EVENTSDate International Registration REALTORS Expo. Networking CenterWednesday, November 9 CLOSED 12:00n – 5:00p CLOSEDThursday, November 10 CLOSED 8:00a – 5:00p CLOSEDFriday, November 11 4:00p – 7:00p 8:00a – 8:00p 4:00p – 7:00pSaturday, November 12 9:00a – 4:00p 8:00a – 5:00p 9:00a – 4:00pSunday, November 13 10:00a – 5:00p 8:00a – 5:00p 10:00a – 5:00pMonday, November 14 9:00a – 2:00p 8:00a – 2:00p 9:00a – 2:00pWEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9 TIME MEETING/EVENT 8:00a – 4:00p CIPS Course: The Business of US Real Estate “English” Location: TBD 8:00a – 4:00p CIPS Course: The Business of US Real Estate “Spanish” Location: TBDCIPS Course: The Business of U.S. Real Estate (Advance Enrollment Required)Fee: $139 for members$110 for CIPS Designee registrantsLearn the fundamentals of conducting real estate transactions in the United States. You will learn therequirements, regulations, and laws; business standards and cultural norms; as well as a detailed description ofa typical U.S. real estate transaction. This is a great way for practitioners from all over the world to meet newcontacts, learn together, and create referral opportunities.Enroll in this class between August 1 (12:00pm Central) and October 14, 2011 (5:00pm Central) and yourclass ticket will be mailed to you along with your badge and other materials. Already registered for theConference? Signing up for this course is easy! Have your registration ID number and your credit cardavailable.Access the online registration system. Sign up for this course along with other separate fee events or courses.If you do not have your registration ID number, contact Experient at NAR@experient-inc.com or 800-650-6893 (U.S/Canada)/847-996-5876 (outside U.S./Canada) to obtain it.Questions? Email CIPS@narglobe.com Page 3Global Business and Alliances – 2011 Annual Convention Staff Schedule (v2) – 10/13/2011 11:45 AM
  5. 5. 2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Global Business & Alliances November 9 – November 14 Anaheim, CA THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10 TIME MEETING/EVENT 11:00a – 12:30p International Local Council Forum : Location: TBA Open to Registered Conference Attendees Is your MLS globalized to include metric conversions and translation options? Gain insights from real estate professionals and association staff who have successfully assisted with the addition of these features to their MLS systems. The panel will identify ways to educate your local board about the need to implement these essential changes which can positively impact your members ability to close more deals. There will also be an opportunity to update colleagues on progress towards goals that were identified during the roundtable discussions at our previous meeting. 5:00p – 6:30p International REALTORS® Welcome Reception: Location: TBA Open to Everyone Join attendees from around the world for a conference kick-off reception! This gathering is a great opportunity to grow your global network. 6:30p – 11:00p Denim and Diamonds Inaugural Party (Ticketed Event) Location: TBA Open to all Ticketed Attendees- Tickets: $135.00 per person Anything goes at this ultimate Western Party! From tux tops and denim to gowns and Stetsons, this is a party where you wear anything and everything Western! Come kick up your heels with music, dancing and the installation of your 2012 Leadership and Moe Veissi as your 2012 NAR President. Line dance to the music of Earl Wear and Haywire at a hosted reception before dinner and a short Inaugural program. Dancing will continue after the program. TICKET ORDERING INFORMATION All orders must be received by October 14 (5:00pm Central). Your Inaugural Voucher will be mailed to you along with your badge and other materials. NOTE: SEATING will be assigned by State with 10 guests per table. For those wishing to sit together, one person should order tickets for everyone in their group. When you arrive on site, be sure to stop by the Table Assignment Counter to exchange your Inaugural Voucher for your Table Assignment Ticket showing your Table Number. Already registered for the Conference? Ordering tickets is easy! Have your registration ID number and your credit card available. Access the online registration system. Buy tickets for this event and other separate fee events or courses. Page 4Global Business and Alliances – 2011 Annual Convention Staff Schedule (v2) – 10/13/2011 11:45 AM
  6. 6. 2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Global Business & Alliances November 9 – November 14 Anaheim, CA If you do not have your registration ID number, contact Experient at NAR@experient-inc.com or 800-650-6893 (U.S/Canada)/847-996- 5876 (outside U.S./Canada) to obtain it. Not yet registered? You may register and order tickets online at the same time. View more details here. Page 5Global Business and Alliances – 2011 Annual Convention Staff Schedule (v2) – 10/13/2011 11:45 AM
  7. 7. 2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Global Business & Alliances November 9 – November 14 Anaheim, CA FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11 TIME MEETING/EVENT 8:00a – 10:30a Global Alliances Committee: Top Tools for Global Professionals Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees We will hold a welcome kickoff session for international attendees and globally minded US attendees. Our theme will be using global business tools to seize the day and bring your business to the next level. Panelists will cover topics such as market opportunities, tools available to grow your business, international networking, and an update on the globalization of realtor.com and tools that global professionals can use today. Ideal for both international attendees and U.S. real estate professionals who are interested in improving their knowledge of opportunities to work with international buyers in their own market area. This is one of four sessions that will be simultaneously translated into French, Portuguese and Spanish. 10:30a – 12:00p International Forum: Meeting Global Buyer Expectations: Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees The United States remains a top destination for foreign buyers as international purchases surged by $16 billion this year, one of the highest increases in recent years. $82 billion worth of residential property was purchased by international buyers in the U.S. from March 2010-March 2011, and 62% paid cash. By attending the International Forum you will prepare yourself for these global buyers and learn to meet their buying expectations. Specifically, analyze the real estate markets in Canada, France, Germany, and Singapore with international experts from all four countries. This is one of four sessions that will be simultaneously translated into French, Portuguese and Spanish. 12:30p – 2:30p Economic Issues & Commercial Real Estate Business Trends Forum, Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees Against a backdrop of growing global uncertainty, commercial real estate markets are providing moderate signs of improvement. Investments have been rising, as cross-border investors seek stability in international metropolitan gateways. NAR‟s Chief Economist will discuss the 2011 economic activity and its impact upon the commercial real estate outlook. He will be joined by two industry experts in a presentation of current market trends and a discussion of the changing landscape for commercial real estate. This is one of four sessions that will be simultaneously translated into French, Portuguese and Spanish. Page 6Global Business and Alliances – 2011 Annual Convention Staff Schedule (v2) – 10/13/2011 11:45 AM
  8. 8. 2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Global Business & Alliances November 9 – November 14 Anaheim, CA 4:00p – 7:00p REALTORS® EXPO Opens- Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees The expo is the largest trade show floor in real estate, where 400 exhibitors will be on-hand with innovations and ideas. Some of the solutions showcased at the expo include: Tech tools, Real estate software, Internet advertising, Mobile devices and applications, Mortgage and financial services, Home protection and warranties, Professional development and training, Franchises and referral services, Office products, “Green” innovations, Real estate properties and developer referral programs, etc 5:00p – 6:00p Europe Networking Hour: France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees 7:00p – 9:00p Resort & Second Home Networking Reception Location: TBA Ticketed Event: Tickets: $45 BEFORE October 14th $55 AFTER October 14th Join fellow resort and second-home real estate professionals for an evening of food, drinks and great networking! Order tickets between August 1 (12:00pm Central) and October 14, 2011 (5:00pm Central) and they will be mailed to you along with your badge and other materials. Questions? Email Jennifer Rzeszewski 7:00p – 9:00p International VIP Reception & Dinner Location: TBA Open to (2) VIPS from Each Cooperating Association w/one guest each. Page 7Global Business and Alliances – 2011 Annual Convention Staff Schedule (v2) – 10/13/2011 11:45 AM
  9. 9. 2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Global Business & Alliances November 9 – November 14 Anaheim, CA SARTURDAY, NOVEMBER 12 TIME MEETING/EVENT 10:30a – 11:30a Europe Networking Hour: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Turkey, Ukraine Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees 12:30p – 1:30p Europe Networking Hour: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Poland, Sweden Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees 1:30p-2:30p Q&A with REALTOR.com®/International Project Consultant, Eleonore Rojas Location: Anaheim Convention Center , Expo Area, International Networking Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees Eleonore will be available to answer REALTOR.com®/International technical questions. Suggested topics include data aggregation of non-US Listings, how data is displayed on the global site, including country specific questions and other technical inquiries. 2:30p – 3:30p South America Networking Hour: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees 4:00p – 6:00p General Session with featured speaker Michael Eisner, Former Chairman & CEO of The Walt Disney Company Industry Address: Ron Phipps, 2011 NAR President Location: TBA Open to Registered Conference Attendees and Saturday-only passes, as well as Saturday-only spouse/guest passes NAR President, Ron Phipps (Warwick, RI) will give his industry address and recognize the 2011 REALTORS® of the Year and Good Neighbor Award Winners. Then, Michael Eisner will share his insights on what it takes to run a company that must always grow and innovate. In his career in the media business, Eisner has taken ABC prime time from third place to first; Paramount Pictures from last to number one in box office and profitability; and grew a moderately size takeover target, Disney, to a multi-media powerhouse. His strategy has been to look ahead and anticipate what‟s next without severing the wisdom and stability of the past. Page 8Global Business and Alliances – 2011 Annual Convention Staff Schedule (v2) – 10/13/2011 11:45 AM
  10. 10. 2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Global Business & Alliances November 9 – November 14 Anaheim, CA 7:00p – 12:00a International Night Out Award Ceremony Reception, Dinner, Dance (Ticketed Event) Location: TBA Tickets: $155.00 for CIPS Network Members $175.00 for Non-CIPS Network MembersExperience the glitz and glamour of Hollywood as you walk the red carpet with colleagues from around the world. This is the international communitys night to shine! Well honor some of our special guests during the Global Awards Ceremony. Cap off this lively and formal evening with dinner and dancing to live music! Questions? Email Bethsy Sachs SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13 TIME MEETING/EVENT 7:30a – 9:00a Inspirational Service with featured speaker Aaron Thomas Location: TBD Open to Registered Conference NOTE: A ticketed breakfast is available from 6:45-7:30am. Breakfast tickets go on sale AUGUST 1 Be inspired! When his football coach father was fatally shot by a former plyaer, Aaron Thomas drew upon the strength and power of his dads teachings to deal with the tragedy. Hear his story of forgiveness and compassion in the face of tragedy! 10:00a- NAR Theater Presentation: Take Your Listings Beyond Your 10:20a Borders: Benefits of Realtor.com/International for Non-US Practitioners Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Expo, NAR Theater, NAR Booth 439 Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees Join Curt Beardsley, VP, Business Development, Move, Inc. for a discussion regarding the benefits of Realtor.com’s new International Website. This session is geared towards international conference attendees. 10:30a – Asia Networking Hour: China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, 11:30a Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees 12:30a – 1:30p Country Networking Hour: Australia, Canada, India, Mexico, Israel, New Zealand, South Africa Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees Delegates from South Africa are invited to use this time to network and be available to answer questions regarding S. African Real Estate. Page 9Global Business and Alliances – 2011 Annual Convention Staff Schedule (v2) – 10/13/2011 11:45 AM
  11. 11. 2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Global Business & Alliances November 9 – November 14 Anaheim, CA 1:30p-2:30p Q&A with REALTOR.com®/International Project Consultant, Eleonore Rojas Location: Anaheim Convention Center , Expo Area, International Networking Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees Eleonore will be available to answer REALTOR.com®/International technical questions. Suggested topics include data aggregation of non- US Listings, how data is displayed on the global site, including country specific questions and other technical inquiries. 2:30p – 3:30p Central America and the Caribbean Networking Hour: Bahamas, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panamá Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees 7:00p – REALTORS® Celebrity Concert starring Diana Ross 10:30p Plus the return of REALTORS® Got Talent pre-concert show Location: TBA Open to Registered Conference Attendees (Registration Cost for Additional Tickets $35.00 per person) Legendary superstar Diana Ross will perform at this very special concert. Her music became the sound of young America in the „60s with The Supremes of Motown Records. And she hasn‟t stopped since – an Academy Award nomination for her role in Lady Sings The Blues, a Tony and Golden Globe, The Kennedy Center Honors, winner of eight American Music Awards, 18 #1 hits, and more than 100 million records sold. Her iconic voice and dazzling stage presence will make this an unforgettable night of memories and music. And, back by popular demand, the pre-concert REALTORS® Got Talent Show will showcase five talented REALTORS® from around the country. Have you got talent? Learn how you can enter your video audition. How to Register for Additional Tickets Admittance to the Celebrity Concert is included with full conference registrations and Sunday-only passes, as well as Sunday-only spouse/guest passes. To purchase additional tickets for the concert, add them when registering for the conference. If youre already registered, log in to the registration system with your registration ID number, and then adding the tickets to your registration record. If you do not have your conference ID, contact Experient at NAR@experient-inc.com or 800-650-6893 (U.S/Canada)/847-996-5876 (outside U.S./Canada) to obtain it. PageGlobal Business and Alliances – 2011 10 Annual Convention Staff Schedule (v2) – 10/13/2011 11:45 AM
  12. 12. 2011 REALTORS NATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXPO Global Business & Alliances November 9 – November 14 Anaheim, CA MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14 TIME MEETING/EVENT 8:30a – Board of Directors Meeting 11:30p Location: TBA Open to Registered Conference Attendees 9:30a – Networking Hours: Canada: Canadian Real Estate 10:30a Association (CREA) – British Colombia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic Provices Location: Anaheim Convention Center Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees 10:30a- NAR Theater Presentation: ¡Para Venta! A vendre! For Sale: 11:00a Realtor.com®/International Boosts your Global Exposure Location: Anaheim Convention Center, Expo, NAR Theater, NAR Booth 439 Open to Registered Conference Attendees & Expo-Only Attendees Join Curt Beardsley, VP, Business Development, Move, Inc. for a discussion regarding the benefits of Realtor.com’s new International Website. PageGlobal Business and Alliances – 2011 11 Annual Convention Staff Schedule (v2) – 10/13/2011 11:45 AM

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