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. – 10:25 a.m.

General Session

  • Brand Vision and Futurecast
    Sherry Chris, President and CEO, BHGRE
  • Impact of Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and What It Means to Real Estate
    Stephen Fraser, CIO and CTO, Realogy
  • Realearning – The New Learning Groups
    Amy Chorew, VP, Learning, BHGRE
  • Profitability: How to Manage Your Margins
    Speaker to be announced
10:25 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.
 Networking Break sponsored by Home Partners of America
10:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

General Session

  • Panel: Building Your Digital Sphere
    Moderator: Stas Pietrucha, VP, Interactive Development, BHGRE
    Panelists:
    Jamie Wilson, President and CEO, ZapLabs
    Andrew Flatchner, Co-Founder and CEO, Real Scout
  • Top 5 Legal Pitfalls in Real Estate and How to Avoid Them
    Sarah Wynn, SVP, General Counsel, Realogy Franchise Group
  • Creating the Right Problems: How to Recruit and Grow Your Office
    Bryon Ellington, SVP, Learning, Realogy
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Owners’ Retreat Networking Lunch sponsored by Dotloop
1:00 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. – 3:25 p.m.
 Networking Break sponsored by Home Partners of America
3:25 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 and Best Practices
    Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, 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
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.

Breakout Sessions 1-3

Digital Media
Stas Pietrucha, VP, Interactive Marketing, BHGRE
Karlton Utter, Senior Director, Consulting & Special Projects
Easy and Effective Marketing Tools to Use Everyday
Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE
Broker & Attorney: Understanding Their Roles in Your Real Estate Transaction
Sarah Wynn, SVP, General Counsel, Realogy
What’s Zappening
Jamie Wilson, President and CEO, ZapLabs
Understanding and Leveraging Teams
Moderators to be announced
Talent Attraction is More than Just a Recruiting Strategy
Amy Chorew, VP, Learning, BHGRE
Recruiting: Guide to Recruiting and Retaining Talent
Bret Calltharp, Director, Talent Attraction, BHGRE
The Competency Model: Mind Set, Skill Set, Process set
Renie Cavallari, CEO and Chief Instigator, Aspire
Design and Style Concepts
Max Wilker, Style Director, Meredith Corporation
MLS Trends
Stefan Swanepoel, Chairman and CEO, Swanepoel T3 Group

10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
 Networking Break sponsored by Home Partners of America
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions 4-5

Digital Media
Stas Pietrucha, VP, Interactive Marketing, BHGRE
Karlton Utter, Senior Director, Consulting & Special Projects
Easy and Effective Marketing Tools to Use Everyday
Jennifer Marchetti, CMO, BHGRE
Broker & Attorney: Understanding Their Roles in Your Real Estate Transaction
Sarah Wynn, SVP, General Counsel, Realogy
What’s Zappening
Jamie Wilson, President and CEO, ZapLabs
Understanding and Leveraging Teams
Moderators to be announced
Talent Attraction is More than Just a Recruiting Strategy
Amy Chorew, VP, Learning, BHGRE
Recruiting: Guide to Recruiting and Retaining Talent
Bret Calltharp, Director, Talent Attraction, BHGRE
The Competency Model: Mind Set, Skill Set, Process set
Renie Cavallari, CEO and Chief Instigator, Aspire
Design and Style Concepts
Max Wilker, Style Director, Meredith Corporation
MLS Trends
Stefan Swanepoel, Chairman and CEO, Swanepoel T3 Group

12:00 p.m. – 12:20 p.m. Breakout Session Highlights
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
Available Upon Request, 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

Bret Calltharp
Director, Consulting & Special Projects
BHGRE

Realogy Speakers
Steven Fraser
CIO and CTO
Realogy
Sarah Wynn
SVP, General Counsel
Realogy Franchise Group
Bryon Ellington
 SVP, Learning
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
Jason Holloway
Creative Director
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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

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