Owners Retreat 2017

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 OCTOBER 2-4, 2017

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA

Owners’ Retreat is an annual, invite-only event for brokerage owners affiliated with the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate network. Each year the brand strives to produce a highly experiential, content-rich opportunity based on direct broker feedback that encourages idea sharing and collaboration among our network leaders.

 

 

 

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Monday, October 2, 2017
Time Event
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Registration
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception Dinner at Nightingale Restaurant sponsored by Zillow
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Time Event
7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Owners’ Retreat Networking Breakfast sponsored by Dotloop
9:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.

General Session

  • Brand Vision and Futurecast
    Sherry Chris, President and CEO, BHGRE
  • Fireside Chat with Sherry Chris and John Peyton
    Sherry Chris, President and CEO, BHGRE
    John Peyton, President and CEO, Realogy Franchise Group
  • Impact of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and What It Means to Real Estate
    Stephen Fraser, CIO and CTO, Realogy
  • Hot Legal Topics in Real Estate
    Carriann Lerner, Senior Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
10:20 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
 Networking Break sponsored by Home Partners of America
10:35 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.

General Session

  • Profit by Design for Savvy Brokers
    Tara Michael, VP, Business Planning and Analysis, Realogy Franchise Group
    John Sylvester, Senior Director, Broker Services, BHGRE
  • ReaLearning and Creating the Right Problems: How to Grow Your Office
    Bryon Ellington, SVP, Learning, Realogy
    Amy Chorew, VP, Learning, BHGRE
  • Panel: Building Your Digital Sphere
    Moderator: Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE
    Panelists:
    Stas Pietrucha, VP, Interactive Development, BHGRE
    Jamie Wilson, President and CEO, ZapLabs
    Andrew Flatchner, Co-Founder and CEO, Real Scout
    Ben Rubenstein, Founder and CEO, Opcity
12:05 p.m. – 1:05 p.m.
Owners’ Retreat Networking Lunch sponsored by Dotloop
1:05 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

General Session

  • Intentional Leadership 2.0: Coaching for Optimal Performance
    Renie Cavallari, CEO and Chief Instigator, Aspire
3:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.
 Networking Break sponsored by Home Partners of America
3:20 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

General Session

  • Future of Technology, MLS Trends: A Birdseye View
    Stefan Swanepoel, Chairman and CEO, Swanepoel T3 Group
  • Marketing Updates
    Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE
  • Closing Remarks
    Sherry Chris, President and CEO, BHGRE
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Owners’ Retreat Dinner Cruise on Vancouver Harbor aboard the Pacific Yacht
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Time Event
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
 Owners’ Retreat Networking Breakfast sponsored by Dotloop
8:30 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. What You Need to Know vs. Never Worry About in Real Estate
Brad Inman, Founder, Inman News
9:10 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.

Roundtable 1

2017 Financial Benchmarking Results – Range Up to $1,499,999
Tara Michael, VP, Business Planning and Analysis, Realogy Franchise Group

Amplify Your Growth Opportunities: Advanced M&A Strategies
Rich DeNicola, Senior Vice President, Membership Development, BHGRE

The Future of Technology and MLS Trends
Stefan Swanepoel, Chairman and CEO, Swanepoel T3 Group
Planning vs. Praying: Profit by Design for Savvy Brokers
John Sylvester, Senior Director, Broker Services, BHGRE
BHGRE Digital Media Strategies
Stas Pietrucha, VP, Interactive Marketing, BHGRE
Easy and Effective Marketing Tools to Use Everyday
Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE
What’s Zappening!?
Karlton Utter, Senior Director, Consulting & Special Projects
Jonathan Reese, Solution Architect, ZapLabs
Understanding and Leveraging Teams
Shari Pesa, Senior Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
Sneak Peek: 2018 Décor Trends
Max Wilker, Style Director, Meredith Corporation
Legal Landmines to Avoid
Carriann Lerner, Senior Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
The Competency Model: Mind Set, Skill Set, Process set
Renie Cavallari, CEO and Chief Instigator, Aspire

9:40 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.

Roundtable 2

2017 Financial Benchmarking Results – Range Up to $1,499,999
Tara Michael, VP, Business Planning and Analysis, Realogy Franchise Group

Amplify Your Growth Opportunities: Advanced M&A Strategies
Rich DeNicola, Senior Vice President, Membership Development, BHGRE

The Future of Technology and MLS Trends
Stefan Swanepoel, Chairman and CEO, Swanepoel T3 Group
Planning vs. Praying: Profit by Design for Savvy Brokers
John Sylvester, Senior Director, Broker Services, BHGRE
BHGRE Digital Media Strategies
Stas Pietrucha, VP, Interactive Marketing, BHGRE
Easy and Effective Marketing Tools to Use Everyday
Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE
What’s Zappening!?
Karlton Utter, Senior Director, Consulting & Special Projects
Jonathan Reese, Solution Architect, ZapLabs
Understanding and Leveraging Teams
Shari Pesa, Senior Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
Sneak Peek: 2018 Décor Trends
Max Wilker, Style Director, Meredith Corporation
Legal Landmines to Avoid
Carriann Lerner, Senior Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
The Competency Model: Mind Set, Skill Set, Process set
Renie Cavallari, CEO and Chief Instigator, Aspire

10:10 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.

Roundtable 3

2017 Financial Benchmarking Results – Range $1,500,000 to $2,999,999
Tara Michael, VP, Business Planning and Analysis, Realogy Franchise Group

Amplify Your Growth Opportunities: Intro to M&A
Kevin Woody, Regional Vice President, Membership Development, Eastern U.S., BHGRE
Chris Nichols, Managing Regional Vice President, Membership Development, BHGRE
Tim Burns, Managing Regional Vice President, Membership Development, Center U.S., BHGRE

The Future of Technology and MLS Trends
Stefan Swanepoel, Chairman and CEO, Swanepoel T3 Group
Planning vs. Praying: Profit by Design for Savvy Brokers
John Sylvester, Senior Director, Broker Services, BHGRE
BHGRE Digital Media Strategies
Stas Pietrucha, VP, Interactive Marketing, BHGRE
Easy and Effective Marketing Tools to Use Everyday
Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE
What’s Zappening!?
Karlton Utter, Senior Director, Consulting & Special Projects
Jonathan Reese, Solution Architect, ZapLabs
Understanding and Leveraging Teams
Shari Pesa, Senior Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
Sneak Peek: 2018 Décor Trends
Max Wilker, Style Director, Meredith Corporation
Legal Landmines to Avoid
Carriann Lerner, Senior Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
The Competency Model: Mind Set, Skill Set, Process set
Renie Cavallari, CEO and Chief Instigator, Aspire

10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
 Networking Break sponsored by Home Partners of America
11:00 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.

Roundtable 4

2017 Financial Benchmarking Results – Range $3,000,000 to $7,000,000
Tara Michael, VP, Business Planning and Analysis, Realogy Franchise Group

Amplify Your Growth Opportunities: Intro to M&A
Kevin Woody, Regional Vice President, Membership Development, Eastern U.S., BHGRE
Chris Nichols, Managing Regional Vice President, Membership Development, BHGRE
Tim Burns, Managing Regional Vice President, Membership Development, Center U.S., BHGRE

The Future of Technology and MLS Trends
Stefan Swanepoel, Chairman and CEO, Swanepoel T3 Group
Planning vs. Praying: Profit by Design for Savvy Brokers
John Sylvester, Senior Director, Broker Services, BHGRE
BHGRE Digital Media Strategies
Stas Pietrucha, VP, Interactive Marketing, BHGRE
Easy and Effective Marketing Tools to Use Everyday
Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE
What’s Zappening!?
Karlton Utter, Senior Director, Consulting & Special Projects
Jonathan Reese, Solution Architect, ZapLabs
Understanding and Leveraging Teams
Shari Pesa, Senior Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
Sneak Peek: 2018 Décor Trends
Max Wilker, Style Director, Meredith Corporation
Legal Landmines to Avoid
Carriann Lerner, Senior Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
The Competency Model: Mind Set, Skill Set, Process set
Renie Cavallari, CEO and Chief Instigator, Aspire

11:30 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

Roundtable 5

2017 Financial Benchmarking Results – Range Over $7,000,000
Tara Michael, VP, Business Planning and Analysis, Realogy Franchise Group

Amplify Your Growth Opportunities: Intro to M&A
Kevin Woody, Regional Vice President, Membership Development, Eastern U.S., BHGRE
Chris Nichols, Managing Regional Vice President, Membership Development, BHGRE
Tim Burns, Managing Regional Vice President, Membership Development, Center U.S., BHGRE

The Future of Technology and MLS Trends
Stefan Swanepoel, Chairman and CEO, Swanepoel T3 Group
Planning vs. Praying: Profit by Design for Savvy Brokers
John Sylvester, Senior Director, Broker Services, BHGRE
BHGRE Digital Media Strategies
Stas Pietrucha, VP, Interactive Marketing, BHGRE
Easy and Effective Marketing Tools to Use Everyday
Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE
What’s Zappening!?
Karlton Utter, Senior Director, Consulting & Special Projects
Jonathan Reese, Solution Architect, ZapLabs
Understanding and Leveraging Teams
Shari Pesa, Senior Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
Sneak Peek: 2018 Décor Trends
Max Wilker, Style Director, Meredith Corporation
Legal Landmines to Avoid
Carriann Lerner, Senior Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
The Competency Model: Mind Set, Skill Set, Process set
Renie Cavallari, CEO and Chief Instigator, Aspire

12:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m. Key Takeaways
12:20 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Sherry Chris, President and CEO, BHGRE
Design and Style Appointments with Max Wilker, Creative Director, Meredith Corporation
12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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

 

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
 Vice President Interactive Development
BHGRE

Karlton Utter
Sr. Director, Consulting & Special Projects
BHGRE

Realogy Speakers
John Peyton
President and CEO
Realogy
Steven Fraser
CIO and CTO
Realogy
Bryon Ellington
 SVP, Learning
Realogy

Tara Michael
VP, Business Planning and Analysis
Realogy

Industry Speakers
Brad Inman
Founder
Inman News
Renie Cavallari
CEO and Chief Instigator
Aspire
Stefan Swanepoel
Chairman and CEO
Swanepoel T3 Group
Jamie Wilson
President and CEO
ZapLabs
Andrew Flatchner
Co-Founder and CEO
Real Scout
Ben Rubenstein
Founder and CEO
Opcity, Inc.
Max Wilker
Style Director
Meredith Corporation

 

 

 

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Oct. 2 – Oct. 4, 2017

Vancouver, BC

 

Registration Costs:

Full: $299

Guest: $99

 

 

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Closest Airport:

Vancouver International Airport

3211 Grant McConachie Way

Richmond, BC V7B 0A4

1 604-207-7077