APEX 2017

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October 4-6, 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia

APEX (formerly Top Agent Retreat) is an annual, invite-only event for affiliated Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate sales associates and teams achieving Gold, Platinum or Emerald Elite award status in 2016. This event offers a sophisticated learning experience to celebrate and enhance the business of the network’s top tier of affiliated sales associates based on performance.

 

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time Event
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Learning Sessions (Optional)
Is a Team Right for You - OR - Do You Have the Right Team?

Invest 4 hours with Amy Chorew, VP, Learning, BHGRE, and Kathy Baker, ‎Principal at KB Consulting Solutions, and receive the BHGRE Team certification, network with other like mind BHGRE sales associates, and walk away with new ideas to grow your team.

To register: Upon registering for the APEX event, there will be a Pre-conference option to click if you would like to take the session. ​

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. APEX Registration in Fairmont Lobby
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Keynote Presentation: Scott Stratten
Disruptive and UN-traditional Sales, Marketing, Branding & Relationship Expert
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Combined Owners’ Retreat and APEX Hipster Party at CRAFT Beer Market 

Entertainment provided by The Be Better Band

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Time Event
7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
APEX Networking Breakfast 
9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

General Session
From CEO to CEO
Sherry Chris, President and CEO, BHGRE
Making Social Media Work for You
Jason Holloway, Creative Director, NM+U
Take the Market and Sell More Listings
Amy Chorew, VP, Learning, BHGRE
Industry Insights for Top Agents
Brad Inman, Founder, Inman News

10:35 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
 APEX Networking Break 
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

General Session
Fuel Better, Feel Better!
How Energy Management Drives Productivity and Success
Julie Crow, Founder, Fuel Builders

12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
APEX Networking Lunch 
1:15 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

General Session
Fiscal Fitness: Run Your Business Like a CEO
Moderator: Amy Chorew, VP, Learning, BHGRE
Maeda Palius, President at Palius, O’Kelley & Janzen CPA’s Inc.
Home Design Trends, Outdoor Living
Max Wilker, Style Director, Meredith Corporation
Building Your Digital Sphere
Colin Hull, Senior Manager, Digital Marketing, BHGRE

2:50 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
 APEX Networking Break 
3:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

General Session
The Outstanding Performance Model: Pillars to Self-Leadership
Renie Cavallari, CEO and Chief Instigator, Aspire
• Marketing Updates and Best Practices
Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
APEX Dinner Cruise on Vancouver Harbor aboard the Pacific Yacht
Friday, October 6, 2017
Time Event
7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.
APEX Networking Breakfast 
9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. What You Need to Know vs. Never Need to Worry About in Real Estate
Brad Inman, Founder, Inman News
9:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

Roundtables 1 – 3

Using Social Media in Your Daily Routine
Jason Holloway, Creative Director, NM+U
Easy and Effective Marketing Tools for Everyday Use
Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE
Digital Media
Stas Pietrucha, VP, Interactive Marketing, BHGRE
Colin Hull, Senior Manager Digital Marketing, BHGRE
What’s Zappening
Karlton Utter, Senior Director, Consulting & Special Projects
Planning Your Financial Future
Amy Chorew, VP, Learning, BHGRE
Design and Style Concepts
Max Wilker, Style Director, Meredith Corporation
Let’s Talk about Leads
Bret Calltharp, Director, Talent Attraction, BHGRE

10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
APEX Networking Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Roundtable Sessions 4 – 5Using Social Media in Your Daily Routine
Jason Holloway, Creative Director, NM+U
Easy and Effective Marketing Tools for Everyday Use
Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE
Digital Media
Stas Pietrucha, VP, Interactive Marketing, BHGRE 
Colin Hull, Senior Manager Digital Marketing, BHGRE
What’s Zappening
Karlton Utter, Senior Director, Consulting & Special Projects
Planning Your Financial Future
Amy Chorew, VP, Learning, BHGRE
Design and Style Concepts
Max Wilker, Style Director, Meredith Corporation
Let’s Talk about Leads
Bret Calltharp, Director, Talent Attraction, BHGRE
12:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m. Roundtable Session Highlights
12:20 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Sherry Chris, President and CEO, BHGRE
Keynote Speaker
Scott Stratten
Scott Stratten is president of Un-Marketing Inc.  With a unique philosophy, he offers a fresh perspective on how to succeed that flips traditional advice on its head!  He is the author of four best-selling business books and one of the most sought-out speakers on social engagement.  Scott is known for captivating audiences with his energy, passion and exciting take on how to effectively market, sell and engage.

Brand Speakers
Sherry Chris
President and CEO
BHGRE
Jennifer Marchetti
Chief Marketing Officer
BHGRE
Stas Pietrucha
 VP, Interactive Development
BHGRE
Karlton Utter
Sr. Director, Consulting & Special Projects
BHGRE

Bret Calltharp
Director, Consulting & Special Projects
BHGRE

Industry Speakers
Brad Inman
Founder
Inman News
Max Wilker
Style Director
Better Homes and Gardens®
Renie Cavallari
CEO and Chief Instigator
Aspire
Maeda Palius
President
Palius, O’Kelley & Janzen CPA’s
Julie Crow
Founder
FuelBuilders
Kathy Baker
Principal
KB Consulting Solutions
Click here to register!
Oct. 2 – Oct. 4, 2017Vancouver, BC
Registration Costs:Full: $259Guest: $99

To book your Fairmont Waterfront room at the special APEX rate, click here!

To book your Fairmont Waterfront room at the special APEX rate, click here!

Closest Airport: Vancouver International Airport, 3211 Grant McConachie Way, Richmond, BC V7B 0A41 604-207-7077