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January KW Canada Newsletter

  1. 1. JANUARY 2 0 11 KELLER WILLIAMS CANADA MONTHLY UPDATE ON NEWS AND EVENTS AT KW CANADA Director’s Corner Keller Williams Canada is Growing! To all Canadian Associates, Leadership and Staff Keller Williams Canada is growing! The number of agents in Canada rose 24% in 2010 to 1522. At this growth rate we will reach close to 4500 in five years time. Our goal is to reach 4500 associates in Canada by January 2016. To reach a powerful goal we know there are a lot of factors that come into play such as; a great plan, commitment, belief and accountability. One of the most important elements required to reach a lofty goal is Teamwork. It is part of our companys belief system, our WI4C2TS. Our KW Canada family became a stronger team in 2010.FAMILY REUNION I would like to acknowledge a few of these elements that wove a web of success in 2010. First of all, congratulations to the associates who are outCanadian Superstar there every day building their business of real estate. It takes a specialPanel with Gary Keller person to succeed in the field of real estate. Your inspiring level of serviceMonday Feb. 21, 2011 makes us all proud to be part of Keller Williams Canada. Congratulations OPs, TLs and MCAs and office staff. You are alwaysHave You RegisteredFor Family Reunion showing up and committed to your associate’s success. Thank you2011? leaders for what you have accomplished and the difference you are making in the Real estate industry.Click Here: Thank you to the KW Canadian Advisory Council members. We are Family Reunion grateful for your commitment to ensuring the content and quality of our value propositions are delivered to our associates with a Canadian perspective.Break Out Sessions Special points of interest:From Technology and • Family Reunion Feb 19-23, 2011Marketing Techniques, the • Family Reunion - Canadian Super Star Panel - Monday Feb 21 w/Gary Kellerbreakout sessions at FamilyReunion 2011 will put you • KW Cares - Mo Anderson’s Messagein touch with what works • Canadian Awards Banquet & Pre-Red Bash Feb 20, Anaheim, CAand whats next! • KW Canada Events
  2. 2. JANUARY 2 0 11 KELLER WILLIAMS CANADACanadian Super Star Panel Keller Williams Welcomes New ROMwith Gary Keller Keller Williams Canada welcomes our New RegionalMark your Calendar! We are very excited to Operations Manager, Annette Tessier. Annetteannounce Gary will be hosting a Canadian Super joins us bringing 15 years of office management,Star Panel Monday February 21, 2011 at 3:15 pm in planning and team leadership. Her past experiencethe ballroom a the Anaheim Conference Centre has a comprehensive technical and operational background which will be most welcomed.Directors Corner Continued... Annette’s sense of passion and team efforts in herThank you Market Centre ALC members for all you past experience coupled with a Business Administra-do to grow, educate, lead, inspire, produce and tion educational background will help contribute toprofit. You are the heart of our company. our goal to expand the Canadian frontier for Keller Williams Canada.We deeply appreciate the work of our IALC mem-bers that represent the Canadian voice at the Annette’s values and culture are aligned so closelyInternational level; Larry Lloyd, Sunny Daljit and with our beliefs that she will be a seamless additionDarren Revell. to our group.Thank you to our Cultural Ambassadors Sheila Mor- We are excited to work with Annette and welcomerison and Glen Floyd. Your contribution to Keller her to the Keller Williams family.Williams Canada is immeasurable. John Furber Canadian DirectorWelcome KW Halifax and congratulations to theteam that launched our first Atlantic CanadaMarket Centre, Jerry & Annette Murphy, Valerie KW Cares!Folk, Linda Megeney, Ron Birmingham and Kevin Donate an Auction Item Today!Fudge. Along with our wonderful western familymembers this makes Keller Williams Canada coast Who donates to the silent auction? Manyto coast. individuals, market centers, regions, and vendors. We appreciate all donations and especiallyThank you Canadian Tech team for launching appreciate those that might be unique. So bewww.KellerWilliams.ca and supporting the new creative, pool your resources and talents. Theplatform eEdge that will change our industry. Commitment Form and Item Description can beCongratulations go out to all associates of Keller downloaded from the following website:Williams Canada for your participation in Red Daylast May. The contribution you made to your com- http://www.kwcares.org/pages/documents/DONORmunity demonstrates our wonderful culture of AGREEMENTandDESCRIPTIONS.doc!giving back. Sought after items: Electronics, Jewelry,On behalf of our KW Canada Team of Diane Get-a-Ways, Sports memorabilia, Purses and briefMitchell, Annette Tessier, Bonnie Stager and cases Be creative. Minimum Item Value = $100.Stephanie Mulvina, we wish you and your family Submit the Item Commitment Form and Itemabundance and happiness in 2011. Description by February 1, 2011 to ensure a spot onJohn Furber the auction tables!Page 2
  3. 3. JANUARY 2 0 11 KELLER WILLIAMS CANADAKW Canada Pre-Red BashRegional Reception & Awards Ceremony NIA FOR DA ALI ANA ,C SC HEIM LIAM ANA WIL ER H KELL BAS RED PRE- When: Saturday February 20, 2011 Where: Anaheim Convention Center (A.C.C.) Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Location: Room 205AB Be sure to wear your hockey jersey and support “Team Canada”Page 3
  4. 4. JANUARY 2 0 11 KELLER WILLIAMS CANADAKW Statistics Top Producing KW Canada Market Centre Ranking PROFIT PROFIT SHARE # 3 Ottawa MC 237 # 5 Ottawa MC 237 #32 Toronto Centre MC 403 #34 Toronto Centre MC 403 #50 Toronto Beach/Riverdale MC777 #82 Toronto Beach/Riverdale MC777 #67 Whitby/Oshawa MC838 #84 Whitby/Oshawa MC838 How Canada Ranks in the KWRI System PROFIT PROFIT SHARE # 12 California-Westside LA # 15 North Central # 13 Canada # 16 California-LA Coastal # 14 California-Northern and Hawaii # 17 Canada # 15 California-Southern # 18 California-Southern Page 4
  5. 5. JANUARY 2 0 11 KELLER WILLIAMS CANADAKW Canada Upcoming Training Events Action Training, Leadership and Motivation with Paul Morris January 24-25, 2011 Toronto, ON Once youve recruited the right talent, youll need to train them to become self-managed contributors to the success of your Market Centre. Leadership today requires flexibility - the flexibility to calibrate your leadership response to a particular person or to a particular situation. Lead Generation with Rae Wayne March 8, 2011 Toronto, ON This course will help team members create lead generation systems that support millionaire- level production. Learn how to leverage good marketing, technology tools and your team to implement and maintain a massive lead generation program. Buyer Mastery with Rae Wayne April 6, 2011 Calgary, AL Maximizing Your Buyer Business from converting buyer leads to closing the transaction, Buyer Mastery builds the knowledge, skills, strategies and tools you need to work with buyers at every step of the process. Lead Generation with Gene Rivers April 14, 2011 Halifax, NS This course will help team members create lead generation systems that support millionaire- level production. Learn how to leverage good marketing, technology tools and your team to implement and maintain a massive lead generation program. Seller Mastery with Gene Rivers April 19, 2011 Toronto, ON From the listing cycle to business planning, this course is designed to accelerate your business. If youve been working with sellers, or thinking about how to become a listing leader in your market, then Seller Mastery is for you. Technology Clinic with Michael Tritthart June 9, 2011 Toronto, ON You dont want to miss this exciting new informative course….details to follow! Page 5
  6. 6. JANUARY 2 0 11 KELLER WILLIAMS CANADAKW Canada Upcoming Training Events Lead Generation with Gene Rivers September 13, 2011 Calgary AL This course will help team members create lead generation systems that support millionaire-level production. Learn how to leverage good marketing, technology tools and your team to implement and maintain a massive lead generation program. Business Planning Clinic with Antoinette Perez November 22, 2011 Calgary, AL Business Planning Clinic is designed to help you and your team implement powerful systems to set up your business for significant success in the next year. You will learn how to focus your efforts on the key activities that will make a significant difference in your growth. Theclinic focuses on the four key business models: Economic Model, Lead Generation Model, Budget Model and Organizational Model. Train The Presenter with Dick Dillingham May 5 & 6, 2011 Toronto, ON This course is intended for the novice instructor looking to develop their training skills, cur- rent instructors who have little or no formal training, or current KWU Faculty who want to refresh their skills base. To register for any of these courses or for additional information go to: www.millionairesystems.ca Check back to the site for regular updates on courses across Canada Page 6
  7. 7. JANUARY 2 0 11 KELLER WILLIAMS CANADAKW Golden Triangle, Kitchener ONGiving where they live...Another successful Christmas Food & Toy DriveKW South, Calgary ABWine Pairing at Willow Park WinesFund Raising for Build it Forward On December 4th the Keller Williams Realty South MC in Calgary celebrated the season with a dinner and wine pairing at Willow Park Wines and Spirits cellar. The dinner was prepared by one of the top chefs in Calgary and the Wine matched to the dinner. A DJ provided the music and a comedian completed the evening. Wayne gave the guests a lovely complimentary bottle of wine.Keller Williams Realty South ALC chose to designate their charity this year as Build it Forward. Photo to right with Paul Brandy, afamous country western singer and living just outside Calgary. In February the KWRS office will be having a building house day. Page 7
  8. 8. JANUARY 2 0 11 KELLER WILLIAMS CANADAKW Halifax NSCongratulations - Halifax Hits 50 Agents! Celebration held for KW Halifax Congratulations - Mike and Orla Wilson upon reaching the 50 agent mark Halifax Agents become Canadian CitizensKW Valley Realty, Abbotsford BCCongratulations - Silent Auction raised $1,100 for Canuck Place Children’s Hospital Each year KW Valley sponsors a family and a senior from the Food bank and provides a food hamper for them. At their Christmas party a silent auction was held where an additional $1100 was raised for Canuck Place Children’s Hospital. Page 8
  9. 9. JANUARY 2 0 11 KELLER WILLIAMS CANADAKW Energy, Whitby/Oshawa ONMarket Centre Receives Award from Chamber of Commerce Todd Skinner reports; the Whitby Chamber of Commerce is very proud to honour and recognize lead- ership, achievement and vision in our business community with our Annual Peter Perry & Business Achievement Awards. We are pleased to announce that Keller Williams Energy Real Estate Brokerage has won the award for their commitment to Skills Development & Training. Keller Williams Energy has demonstrated excellence in the areas of skills development and training. This includes mentor- ship, excellence in skills training and cooperative education opportunities for their agents. The Business Achievement Awards were created by the Whitby Chamber of Commerce to recognize companies and individuals who have made exemplary achievements in business. Seven (7) awards will be given to recipients based on specific criteria – Business Person of the Year, Business Achievement 1 to 49 Employees, Business Achievement 50 or more Employees Young Entrepreneur, Skills Development & Training, Healthy Workplace and Environmental Achievement. Chris Davies, OPKeller Williams Energy 3rd Annual Turkey DriveDue to the amazing generosity of the agents, preferred vendors and clients over 750 Turkeys (with all the trimmings) weredonated to families in need. Team Leader, Todd Skinner said, “Our agents are amazing! I am so proud of our team, we have amotto, Give Where You Live and the Turkey Drive was our words in Action!Our agents love this community and are honoured to serve. This community has been hit hard by the recession and there aremany in need. This is the least we could do!”Over $16,000 was raise by the Keller Williams agents to make this happen!Page 9
  10. 10. JANUARY 2 0 11 KELLER WILLIAMS CANADAKW Elite, Port Coquitlam B.C.KW Elite, Drew Scott - Launches TV SeriesDrew Scott, KW Elite announces the launch of a new TV series in Toronto and is in production. The show iscalled Property Brothers, and consists of Scott and his brother Jonathan helping home buyers get into theirdream homes without busting their budgets. “We deal with Extreme fixer-uppers and utilize a state of the artCGI technology to show buyers potential in run down properties. The show looks great and I’m excited to seethe response. “ The premiere was January 4 @ 10pm. Page 10
  11. 11. JANUARY 2 0 11 KELLER WILLIAMS CANADAMark Your CalendarRed Day - May 13, 2011Inspirational Breakfast in Ottawa - November 4, 2011Your News is Important to us!Everyone at Keller Williams is excited to hear your stories, so please forward your articles tobe included in our monthly newsletter and be sure to include photos.Please send your comments and suggestions.Contact Keller Williams Canada at:Annette TessierRegional Operations ManagerTel: (416) 637-8340Toll Free: 1-855-637-8340Fax: 905-895-8579Email: kwrg30@kw.comWebsite: www.KWCanada.com http:// www.facebook.com/#!/KWCanada Canadian Leadership Team John Furber Diane Mitchell Annette Tessier Bonnie Stager Canadian Director Area Director Operation Manager Regional MCA Page 11