REALTORS® Conference & Expo @ Orlando Florida


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The 2012 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!
Call CREBA for details 373-2271-75 or email

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REALTORS® Conference & Expo @ Orlando Florida

  1. 1. NFERENCE & CO ® EX RS PO O T ALRE 12 -1 20 2, OR 9 LAN ER DO • NOVEMB Turn the page to learn how this year’s conference will help youRegister before August 15 to save! unlock your magic.Connect with us and thousands ofREALTORS® who will be in Orlando
  2. 2. How do you find the drive to be the absolute best 2, 2012 real estate pro you can be? Where do you find the inspiration to sell more, make more money and achieve more in your career than you ever thought possible? R 9-1 How do you create new connections in the industry that can last a lifetime? The answer is the 2012 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. It’s the one place where education BE meets fun, motivation runs rampant and networking M opportunities are everywhere you turn. VE Make plans to join us in Orlando, November 9-12. It’s a great investment in your career. Just ask the O N REALTORS® who come to the conference: attendees had a median annual income of $75,000—compared • to the average REALTOR® income of $34,100.* So come discover your magic, and spark your success. DO AN * tatistics derived from 2010 NAR Member Profile and 2011 REALTORS® Conference Expo demographic profile. S ORL “ y first experience was enjoyable and educational; well worth the investment in time M and money. In addition to over 20 pages of notes, I had numerous ‘take-away ideas’ that will be beneficial to me and other agents at my company. ” – im Hillsman, Vice President, Sales, REALTOR,® Skye Bruce Properties, Glen Allen, VA JDiscover new secrets for success.100 Education Sessions Entrepreneurial Excellence SessionsFriday, November 9–Monday, November 12 Friday, November 9, 10:45am–11:45amNo other real estate conference offers a more extensive learning and 2:00pm–3:00pmexperience for brokers and agents at any level of experience. You Sally Hogshead, Author of FASCINATEwon’t get a sales pitch in these content-driven sessions! What does it take to be fascinating? SallyWhat you will get: Hogshead will help you identify your top two personality triggers and how to use them in a• The largest selection of nationally recognized trainers and industry way that captivates others in just 9 seconds. experts all in one location, who will teach you things like how to convert fence sitters into sellers, buyers or renters Attendees will be encouraged to complete the online “your {f} score” (f = fascination) prior• “How To” tips you can put to work right away, such as to attending, as the high-level composite of negotiating strategies these scores will be used to shape part of the• Latest industry innovations to set you apart from your competition presentation. And you’ll be able to experiment with your new “9 second introduction” as you• Ideas for how to expand your business into new specialty areas meet people during the conference. or increase office productivity• Motivating professional development programs to re-energize you • Valuable insights on industry trends and national real estate issues Sunday, November 11, 1:30pm– like financing and investing 3:00pm Disney Institute: Inspiration• Secrets from top performing brokers and agents around the U.S. and the world; simultaneous translation of several sessions into French, to Innovation Portuguese and Spanish will be available Explore the processes used by the acclaimed Walt Disney “Imagineers,”Visit throughout the summer to view who bring creative ideas to life across Disney destinations. You’ll leavethe expanding lineup of sessions and speakers. with ideas on how to increase creativity and innovation in your own organization—giving you the keys to success in the rapidly changing 21st century. Take it from an attendee; this is a session where you’ll want to be:Session Audio Recordings Included with Full “The Disney series reminds us that we are there for the people. ThisConference Registration. class is a fun and courteous reminder.”Register for the full conference, and you can download 100+ hoursof education session recordings at no additional cost, courtesy of Conference Sessions: Tech Campsour sponsor Bank of America. Monday, November 12, 9:00am–1:30pm Back by popular demand, we’re offering updated presentations on Microsoft® Sponsored by: Outlook, WordPress, video production, and Google. Content of these sessions is designed to increase your productive use of these technologies to enhance the real estate transaction. SAVE WITH THE EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! SIGN UP BY AUGUST 15.
  3. 3. “ ith all the networking opportunities and new ideas and W tools at the expo, I will be able to implement a bunch of them into my business to produce more income for me! ” – rian Ledoux, Broker/Owner, Royal LePage Westwin Realty, B Kamloops, British ColumbiaUncover new solutions…REALTORS® Expo …and new contacts.Explore the largest trade show floor in real estate, where 400 exhibitors Throughout the Conference Expo, there are a number ofare on hand with innovations and ideas to help you get the results you opportunities for you to share ideas and build your referral networkwant. Shop products for your home and mobile offices, services to with successfulhelp your business run more smoothly, applications to increase your brokers and agentsproductivity, and tools to help you make more money. View the growing from around thelist of expo exhibitors at country and world, including these special events… Inaugural Celebration* “ he REALTORS® Expo discounts alone will more than pay for T Thursday, November 8, 6:30pm–11:00pm your registration fee. What a great opportunity to learn about new technology and tools to build your business! ” Join your colleagues for this special night of music, – indy Fox-Griffey, Broker/Owner, Real Living Now Real Estate, C dancing, dinner and the installation of your 2013 St. Charles, MO President, Gary Thomas (Villa Park, CA), and the 2013 NAR Leadership. Cash In Win! You could be one of five lucky REALTORS® Expo attendees to win $1,000 in cash, just for visiting designated exhibitors at the show. REALTORS® Expo Grand Opening NEW TIME! Friday, November 9, 3:00pm–6:00pm Sponsored by: Enjoy live music and complimentary drinks while networking with peers and exhibitors in the Grand Opening’s casual atmosphere.Expo Pavilions Sponsored by:Expo Pavilions are special areason the show floor according tobusiness specialty. They make Young Professionals Networking Event*it easy to find and network Friday, November 9with professionals like you. Mix and mingle with young realCheck out the Innovation Open estate pros from across theHouse, International 2nd Home country at the annual Young Resort Pavilion, Commercial Professionals Networking Event.Block, and Green Pavilion. And, don’t forget to visit the REALTOR® Catch up with old friends, makePavilion for all the ways your association can assist you in new contacts, and meet youryour business. online connections. Grand Prize Drawing One lucky REALTOR® will win the International Night Out Grand Prize—a fabulous 2013 Awards Ceremony* Chrysler 300C. Saturday, November 10, 7:00pm–12:00am Sponsored by: Join colleagues from all around the world for our gala evening. The CIPSChrysler is the Official Automobile Manufacturer Awards Ceremony will be followed by a reception, dinner, and dancingof the National Association of REALTORS.® to live music to cap off this lively black-tie evening. *Indicates a ticketed event. Tickets go on sale August 1. | 800-650-6893 (US Canada) | 847-996-5876 (INT’L)
  4. 4. “ he motivational speakers were inspiring and sensitive T about the real estate profession. I have some personal goals I took away from the sessions, and I’m working on a better business plan and accountability. ”Believe in the power of you. – renda Wild, Owner, RE/MAX Premier Properties, Aspen, CO B Inspirational ProgramREALTORS® Volunteer Build with Habitat for with featured speakerHumanity of Greater Orlando* Major Dan RooneyWednesday, November 7–All Day Sunday, November 11, 7:30am–9:00amHelp deserving families in Orlando achieve the American Dream of home (Ticketed breakfast isownership by volunteering for this day of building and camaraderie. available prior to the start of the program.)General SessionSaturday, November 10, 4:00pm–6:15pm On Veteran’s Day morning, hear an Industry Address: Moe Veissi, 2012 NAR President inspiring presentation Discover the magic in you at this high-energy keynote program. Hear an industry address by Major Dan Rooney, by Moe Veissi, 2012 NAR President, cheer on this year’s REALTORS® of the Year, and be USAF (Ret.), a F-16 Fighter Pilot, PGA inspired by the REALTORS® honored as Good Neighbor Award Winners, who make our Professional and author of A Patriot’s world a better place. Calling. Maj. Rooney’s dedication to his military brethren led him to found Folds Keynote Presentation: Afterburner, Inc. of Honor, a non-profit organization that Then get ready to flawlessly execute your business plan for success with Afterburner, provides scholarships to the spouses a team of elite military professionals who share combat-proven methodologies to help you and children of military service members achieve victory in your rapidly changing business environment. Led by former USAF Fighter disabled or killed in action. This Pilot, Jim “Murph” Murphy, his team of Navy SEAL and elite military professionals will faith-based, non-denominational share their incredible experiences in high-stakes operations where failure is not an option, program is open to conference and the Flawless Execution Model they use to win. Afterburner worked with NFL’s Eli attendees. A pre-program Manning and the New York Giants this past season to help take them to a Super Bowl win. ticketed breakfast is Join us and find out how Flawless Execution will take you to a super year. available from 6:45am–7:30am. Sponsored by: Sponsored by: Make magical memories.REALTORS® 5K Run/Walk* REALTORS® CelebrityThursday, November 8, 7:00am–8:30am Concert starring GlennStart your conference experience on the right foot! For competitive Frey and Joe Walsh plusrunners, first place prizes will be awarded. For those who just want REALTORS® Got Talentto enjoy the fresh air, it’s a perfect way to start the day! Sunday, November 11, 7:30pm–10:30pm Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members REALTORS® Night Out Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh will perform an at Universal’s Islands of Adventure® unforgettable night of music with songs from Friday, November 9, 7:30pm–11:00pm their solo careers and The Eagles. Frey and Walsh have captivated audiences for four Get ready for one of the biggest parties the National Association decades with classics like The Eagles’ Hotel of REALTORS® has ever thrown because we’ve reserved the California, Take It Easy and Lyin’ Eyes; Walsh’sentire Universal’s Islands of Adventure® theme park just for you! Featuring themed lands and Life’s Been Good; and Frey’s You Belong Tocutting-edge rides, Islands of Adventure promises excitement around every bend. The City. This year, Frey will release his sixthAll night long, you’ll have unlimited access to incredible rides and attractions like The Amazing solo album After Hours, featuring an exquisite collection of classicsAdventures of Spider-Man® and Jurassic Park River Adventure,® and you’ll step into the magic and contemporary songs. Walsh performed at the 2012 Grammysand excitement of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.™ Only here can you soar above the castle with Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen and Dave Grohl and isgrounds as you join Harry Potter™ and his friends on Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey,™ releasing his first solo album in 20 years, Analog Man.a ground-breaking new thrill ride. Plus explore Hogsmeade™ and visit some of the wizarding Prior to the concert, our own REALTOR® stars will competeworld’s best-known establishments. for your votes at REALTORS® Got Talent Season 3. TalentedIt’s a universe of action and excitement—and it’s all yours! REALTORS® from all over the nation and world will perform,This night is FREE with full conference and Friday one-day registrations, and tickets are and you–the audience–will vote for the winner by texting.available for other attendees and guests for just $35. Have you got talent? We’re accepting video auditions! VisitHARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s12) for audition information.Marvel Super Hero character names and likenesses: TM © 2012 Marvel © 2012 Universal Studios. Jurassic Park River Adventure ® Universal Studios/Amblin.Universal elements and all related indicia TM © 2012 Universal Studios. © 2012 Universal Orlando. All rights reserved. *Indicates advance sign up. Advance sign up begins August 1. UNLOCK YOUR POWER, SPARK YOUR SUCCESS—REGISTER TODAY!
  5. 5. REGISTER Choose the all-inclusive full conference package, or any of our other options to How to register TODAY fit your needs, budget, schedule, time ONLINE: and interest. Make sure to register by August 15 to take advantage of the early bird rate. PHONE: S/CAN 800-650-6893 U Outside US/CAN 847-996-5876 Registration Questions: Other Conference Questions: Registration fees Expo Education REALTORS® Night Out General Session Inspirational Service REALTORS® Access Sessions at Universal’s Islands featuring featuring Celebrity Concert (Friday through (Friday through of Adventure® Afterburner, Inc. Major Dan Rooney featuring Glenn Frey Monday) Monday) (Friday night) (Saturday afternoon) (Sunday morning) and Joe Walsh (Sunday night) FULL CONFERENCE MEMBERBESTVALUE $370 if registered by 8/15/12 $400 if registered after 8/15/12 FULL CONFERENCE NON-MEMBER $470 if registered by 8/15/12 $500 if registered after 8/15/12 SPOUSE/GUEST* $270 if registered by 8/15/12 $300 if registered after 8/15/12 ONE-DAY Attend all sessions on Friday One Day Saturday One Day Sunday One Day Sunday One Day $170 one day of your choice. registrants can attend this event. registrants can attend this event. registrants can attend this event. registrants can attend this event. NEW! SESSION + EXPO Attend one session on $50 one day of your choice. EXPO ONLY $25 * NAR members must register spouses/guests. Guest registration includes four Fun Bucks that can be redeemed for NAR-organized tours and theme park attraction tickets. NEW: Session + Expo registration option. Attend one conference education session of your choice, plus, get access to the expo on all four days! Affordable travel hotel options Conference hotels Hotel rates start at just $69 per night! View room rates at Headquarter Hotels General Housing 1 The Peabody Orlando (NAR) 6 Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando 2 Rosen Centre Hotel (NAR) 7 Days Inn Convention Center/ 3 Hilton Orlando (WCR) International Drive 4 Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld 8 Holiday Inn Resort Orlando—The Castle (CRB/CRS) 9 Hampton Inn Orlando International Drive/ 5 Rosen Plaza Convention Center (RLI, REBAC, International) 10 Courtyard by Marriott International Drive/ Convention Center Airline discounts 11 Homewood Suites by Hilton— International Drive near Universal Save on conference airfare by using NAR’s Official Airline, United Airlines. 12 The Westin Imagine Orlando Shuttle service will be provided between the conference hotels and the Orange County Convention Center. NAR also offers discounted airfare with Delta Air Lines and American Airlines. Visit for special promo codes from our airline partners. | 800-650-6893 (US Canada) | 847-996-5876 (INT’L)
  6. 6. Photo courtesy of Visit Orlando. “stay ahead by being fully informed on issues affecting our market and by I having innovative new products and ideas at my disposal. What I take away from these conferences makes me stand out as the strong, knowledgeable professional that every client wants. ” – nne Meczywor, Broker/Associate, Roberts Associates Realty Inc., Lenox, MA ANOV 9-12, 2012REALTORS®® Conference Expo “t’s a valuable part of my continued professional development. The educational I sessions provide valuable information from recognized leaders and experts in the industry, and the expo is the best way to discover new products and Register at services. Overall, the entire experience energizes me. ” – onn Roebke, REALTOR, Illustrated Properties, Wellington, FL D ® by August 15 to save! 2012 Conference Expo Schedule At A Glance (Tentative) Pre-Conference Activities: Orlando: Open for business… Wednesday, Nov. 7 From world-class accommodations at new and renovated hotels to top restaurants and • REALTORS® Volunteer Build* prime shopping at Pointe Orlando, this exciting destination isn’t just for kids. Orlando is Thursday, Nov. 8 an incredibly stimulating business environment and the perfect playground for adults. • REALTORS® 5K Run/Walk* The best part? Everything is just steps from the convention center. • Real Estate BarCamp • Inaugural Celebration* Conference Events: …and pleasure Friday, Nov. 9 Roll your business trip into a family vacation. With a long list of world famous theme • Conference Sessions parks and attractions, Orlando is a great opportunity to combine work and pleasure. • REALTORS® Expo Grand A variety of NAR-organized tours will be available, so bring your family and friends. O pening at 3:00pm This year’s tours may include: • oung Professionals Y Networking Event* • ildlife Preserve Florida Coach Safari W • Ageless Airboat Adventure/Tosohatchee • REALTORS® Night Out at Universal’s Islands of Adventure® • Sunset Gator Hunt and Dinner • Animal Kingdom’s Wild by Design Saturday, Nov. 10 • Kennedy Space Center • And many more! • Conference Sessions • REALTORS® Expo Sign up family and friends for a guest registration, and they’ll receive Fun Bucks to • General Session purchase tour and attraction tickets of their choice. Sign up for tours starts August 1. • nternational Night Out I Awards Ceremony* Photos courtesy of Visit Orlando. Sunday, Nov. 11 • nspirational Breakfast* I and Program • Conference Sessions • REALTORS® Expo • REALTORS® Got Talent Show and Celebrity Concert Monday, Nov. 12 • Conference Sessions - Technology Camps • REALTORS® Expo * Indicates a ticketed event or advance sign up