Break the rules, Change the game.  X  September 17-19, 2017  X  The Omni Grove Park Inn  X  Asheville, NC

SCHEDULE

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Speaker/Sponsor
Location
Type
  • 3:00pm- 5:30pm
    NC REALTORS® Executive Committee Meeting
    Meeting
    Eisenhower FG
  • 4:00pm – 8:00pm
    Exhibitor Registration/Set-up/Move In
    Grand Ballroom
  • Atrium Lobby

    Optional Activities offered by Accents on Asheville

    Separate Fees Apply and Pre-registration is required no later than noon on September 11, 2017. 10% rebate back to Homes4NC.

    • Urban Zip Adventure with Lunch
    • Whitewater River Rafting with Lunch
    • Biltmore Estate Day Tour with Lunch
    • DuPont Waterfall Hike with Lunch

    All tours meet in the Atrium Lobby on Seventh Level of the Vanderbilt Wing for departure

  • 7:00pm – 9:00pm
    NC REALTORS® Past Presidents dinner
    Offsite
    Meal/Break
    Offsite
  • 9:00pm-12:00am
    Elaine’s Piano Bar
    Networking/Social
    Elaine’s Piano Bar

    REALTOR® Mix & Mingle

    For attendees arriving prior to the start of conference.

Time
 
Speaker/Sponsor
Location
Type
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm
    Volunteer and First Time Attendee Information Desk
    Grand Ballroom Pre-Function
  • 8:00am- 11:00am
    Exhibitor Registration/Set-up/Move In
    Grand Ballroom
  • 9:00am-7:00pm
    Conference Registration Open
    Vanderbilt Registration Desk
  • 9:00am-5:00pm
    Relaxation Lounge
    Grand Ballroom Atrium
  • 9:00am – 5:00pm
    REALTOR® Photo Wall
  • 9:00am – 10:00am
    Legislative Forum
    Heritage AB
  • 9:00am – 10:00am
    NC YPN Meeting
    Meeting
    Hoover HJ
  • 10:00am – 11:00am
    NC CRS General Membership Meeting
    Roosevelt KL
  • 10:00am – 11:00am
    Information Management Advisory Group
    Eisenhower FG
  • 10:00am – 11:00am
    Professional Standards Committee Meeting
    Wilson OP
  • 10:30am– 11:30am
    Legislative Committee Meeting
    Heritage C
  • Heritage AB

    General Membership Meeting

    NC REALTORS® General Membership Meeting will include: announcement of election results and The NC REALTORS® William C. Bass Leadership Academy graduation. Featured speaker: John Smaby, 2017 First Vice President National Association of REALTORS®.

  • 1:00pm – 5:00pm
    Door Prize Room Open
    Coolidge E
  • 1:00pm – 5:00pm
    Expo Grand Opening Tailgate Party
    Grand Ballroom
  • Outside entrance Vanderbilt

    Tour a Tiny House by Tiny House Expedition

    Located outside entrance from Vanderbilt

    Speaker

    Tour a Tiny House by Tiny House Expedition

    Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons

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  • 1:00pm – 1:30pm
    Treasurer’s Forum
    Heritage AB
  • 1:00pm – 4:00pm
    Complimentary Chair Massages
    Vanderbilt Registration Foyer
  • 1:00pm –2:30pm
    RPAC Meeting
    Wilson OP
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm
    Homes4NC Board of Directors Meeting
    Rhodondendron KL
  • 2:30pm – 4:00pm
    Property Management Division Meeting
    Taft MN
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm
    RCA Membership Meeting
    Roosevelt KL
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm
    Risk Management Advisory Meeting
    Rhododendron MN
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm
    Service Corporation Meeting
    Wilson OP
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm
    Appraisal Section Committee Meeting
    Laurel FHGJ
  • 3:00pm – 4:00pm
    Diversity Committee Meeting
    Eisenhower F
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm
    First Time Conference Attendees Social
    Location TBD
    Networking/Social
    Location TBD
  • 5:00pm – 5:45pm
    Multiple locations
    Multiple locations

    Regional Caucus Meetings

    • Region #1        Eisenhower F
    •  Region #2       Eisenhower G
    • Region #3        Wilson O
    • Region #4        Hoover J
    • Region #5        Roosevelt K
    • Region #6        Roosevelt L
    • Region #7        Taft M
    • Region #8        Taft N
    • Region #9        Wilson P
    • Region #10      Hoover H
  • Heritage Ballroom

    Opening Session, REALTOR® of the Year Presentation and Keynote Address “Off Balance On Purpose” by Dan Thurmon

    Dan Thurmon, Keynote Speaker, Author and Peak Performance Coach

    How do you succeed in today’s challenging, changing business climate? How do you sustain the commitment to grow personally and professionally?

    Transitions of all kinds can be demanding and difficult. But these moments are also gigantic opportunities to redesign your approach to life and business. As we expand our global reach, this session will give you the encouragement and tools to take action!

    In this energizing and “must see” session, Dan Thurmon, author of Off Balance On Purpose, will show you how to take charge of your circumstances, stretch your abilities, and create your blueprint for professional success! Afterward, you will be equipped to:

    • Own Your Reality
    • Seek Your Purpose
    • Lean Forward
    • Leverage Your Resources
    • Follow Through

    In signature fashion, Thurmon punctuates his message with dynamic demonstrations, incorporating acrobatics, breathtaking stunts, and audience interaction to create a one-of-a-kind experience your audience will never forget.

    Speaker

    Opening Session, REALTOR® of the Year Presentation and Keynote Address “Off Balance On Purpose” by Dan Thurmon

    Dan Thurmon
    Keynote Speaker & Peak Performance Coach

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  • 7:30pm – 9:30pm
    Opening Evening Reception
    Skyline and Mountain View Terrace
  • 9:30pm
    RPAC Live Auction
    Skyline Room
Time
 
Speaker/Sponsor
Location
Type
  • Meet in Great Hall

    Complimentary Guided Neighborhood Walk

    Gather in the Great Hall between 6:45am – 7:00am, will depart promptly at 7:00am.

  • 8:00am-5:00pm
    Conference Registration Open
    Vanderbilt Registration Desk
  • Outside Entrance Vanderbilt

    Tour a Tiny House by Tiny House Expedition

    Located outside entrance from Vanderbilt

  • 8:00am – 5:00pm
    Door Prize Room Open
    Coolidge E
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm
    Relaxation Lounge
    Meal/Break
    Grand Ballroom Atrium
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm
    RPAC Silent Auction
    Hallway – outside Hoover
  • 8:00am – 9:00am
    Economic Development Committee Breakfast Meeting
    Meeting
    Roosevelt K
  • 9:00am – 10:00am
    Education Track – TBD
    Education
    Heritage Ballroom A
  • Heritage Ballroom B

    Making More Money – Being a Safer Real Estate Agent & Protecting the Consumer

    Presented by Tracey Hawkins

  • 9:00am – 10:00am
    Education Track – TBD
    Education
    Heritage Ballroom C
  • 8:00am – 5:00pm
    REALTOR® Photo Wall
  • Laurel FHGJ

    Making Your Presentation Memorable – Rookie REALTOR®

    Presenter: Anthony Huey

    Whether you realize it or not, your communication skills are constantly being judged by others, often subconsciously. How you communicate in everything from casual conversations to formal presentations can be the difference between success and failure. Don’t miss what is often your only opportunity to connect and leave a lasting impression.

    These highly interactive, hands-on sessions teach effective ways to communicate your message to a wide variety of audiences you deal with every day, including customers, prospects, internal staff, boards of directors, management, community partners, the news media, elected officials, investors, and many others.
    Attendees will leave the session with:

    • Jaw-dropping techniques to reduce nervousness
    • A revolutionary new approach to creating effective presentations
    • Proven techniques to leave a positive, memorable impression on an audience
    • Advice on how to speak from PowerPoint…the correct way
    • Four specific response techniques to answer any question from the audience
    • A training plan to reduce those pesky “ummms” and “ahhhhs”
    • Tips on how to more effectively use hand and facial gestures to engage the audience
    • Guidelines on formatting a speech script or speaker’s notes
    • New and more effective ways to present as a team
    • And much, much more!
  • 9:00am – 5:00pm
    Property Management Education
    Education
    Wilson
  • 10:00am – 10:30am
    Networking Break
    Meal/Break
    Heritage Pre-Function
  • Heritage Ballroom A

    Everything Google – Using Google in Your Real Estate Business

    Presented by Mark Saunders

  • Heritage Ballroom B

    More Than Houses – Legacy Track

    Defining Realtor value to the consumer can be tricky-how do you differentiate yourself in a world where it seems *everyone* has a license? Come for business ideas that will help you define your personal brand by being the ultimate Realtor who is multi-faceted and a true community advocate.

    Speaker

    More Than  Houses – Legacy Track

    Leigh Brown
    Leigh Brown and Associates

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  • 10:30am – 11:30am
    Education Track – TBD
    Education
    Heritage Ballroom C
  • 10:30am – 11:30am
    Education Track – Rookie REALTOR®
    Education
    Laurel FHGJ
  • Hoover

    Perception is Truth – AE Education Track

    Presenter: Anthony Huey

    The old adage ‘what people perceive, is what they believe’ has never been truer than in today’s superficial society. Whether you realize it or not, you are constantly being judged by others, often subconsciously. How you communicate in everything from casual conversations to formal business meetings can be the difference between success and failure. Don’t miss what is often your only opportunity to connect and leave a lasting impression.

    This highly interactive, hands-on session teaches effective ways to leave a positive perception on a wide variety of audiences you deal with every day, including customers, prospects, internal staff, boards of directors, management, community partners, the news media, elected officials, investors, and many others.
    Attendees will leave the session with:

    • Proven techniques to leave a positive, memorable impression.
    • How to craft messages that are concise, meaningful and memorable.
    • Tips on how to more effectively use body language
    • Keys to effectively engaging someone in conversation.
    • A training plan to reduce those pesky “ummms” and “ahhhhs”
    • Four specific response techniques to answer any question from anyone.
    • Tools on how to gain “think time” when you most need it and more
  • 11:30am – 5:00pm
    Expo Open with Exhibitor Drawings (cash drawings every hour)
    Grand Ballroom
  • 11:30am – 1:30pm
    Expo Lunch
    Meal/Break
    Grand Ballroom
  • 11:30am – 11:55am
    Seminar Session – TBD
    Grand Ballroom Foyer
  • 12:00pm – 12:25pm
    Seminar Session – TBD
    Education
    Grand Ballroom Foyer
  • 12:30pm – 12:55pm
    Seminar Session – TBD
    Education
    Grand Ballroom Foyer
  • Grand Ballroom Foyer

    Seminar Session – Tiny House Expedition

    The Tiny House Movement, Revolutionizing the American Dream

    Meet Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons, filmmaker duo and an ordinary couple embarking on an extraordinary expedition across the nation in their DIY tiny house on wheels.

  • 1:00pm – 2:30pm
    NC REALTORS® Past Presidents Council Meeting
    Meeting
    Roosevelt KL
  • Heritage Ballroom A

    ZipForms & Docusign – Technology Track

    Presented by Mark Saunders

  • Heritage Ballroom B

    Bridging the Gap

    Our society and profession are facing many challenges.  However, it’s more than just figuring out generational differences!  We’ll discuss the challenges and opportunities that face us when dealing with differences in geographical locations, ages, and personality types.  You’ll walk away with tools to make you a better leader in your association and in your community.

    Speaker

    Bridging the Gap

    Leigh Brown
    Leigh Brown and Associates

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  • 1:45pm – 2:45pm
    Education Track – TBD
    Education
    Heritage Ballroom C
  • Grand Ballroom

    Expo Grand Prize Drawing with desserts

    Drawing to be held at 4:30pm and Must Be Present to Win

  • Laurel FGHJ

    Real Estate Safety 101 & How to Make Real Estate Safety Profitable – Rookie REALTOR®

    Presented by Tracey Hawkins

  • 9:00pm-12:00am
    Club X Featuring SIMPLY IRRESISTIBLE
    Networking/Social
    Skyline and Mountain View Terrace
  • 1:45pm – 3:00pm
    AE Committee Meeting
    Meeting
    Taft
  • Heritage Ballroom

    Inaugural Installation for NC REALTORS® President

    Ticketed Event – Separate Registration Required

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