Better Retreat: Agent Experience Agenda

9:00 am to 11:59 pm

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Agent Experience Arrivals

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

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The Better Retreat General Session

This dynamic session will bring together both our leadership and agent attendees to celebrate the power of the Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate network.  The session will provide brand updates, feature network stars and offer incredible inspiration to help you make waves in your local market.
Agenda Overview:
Welcome and Celebration
Leadership Address - Ginger Wilcox, President of BHGRE
Special Awards Recognition
Learning Spotlight
Marketing Spotlight
Telling Impactful Stories - Stephen Orr, Editor In Chief of Better Homes and Gardens
Top Agent Spotlight
Headline Speaker  -  Kerri Walsh Jennings, 5-time Olympian and American beach volleyball player

6:00 pm to 11:59 pm

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Dinner On Your Own & Leadership Experience Departures

7:30 am to 9:30 am

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Breakfast

7:30 am to 8:15 am

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Be Better Activity: Yoga & Beach Walk

8:30 am to 9:30 am

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Exhibitor Expo

9:30 am to 11:30 am

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Agent Experience General Session

Featured speaker: Logan Mohtashami - Lead analyst for HousingWire and a renowned expert in the mortgage and housing ecosystem. Logan will share industry insights and market updates for company planning. With two decades of experience in the mortgage industry, Logan has a unique ability to translate data into actionable insights.

11:30 am to 1:00 pm

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Lunch

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

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MoxiWebsites® Action Lab

Bring your laptop and your questions to this hands-on demonstration of MoxiWebsites®. In just 45 minutes, you can discover how to easily customize the customer experience with SEO and turn your digital footprint into a lead generation machine! MoxiWorks® is available only to agents affiliated with participating companies in the domestic United States.
GROWTH

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

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Level Up Your Buyer Consultation*

*OFFERED TWICE* Buyers are often unaware of the immense value the agent plays in the transaction-- it's up to you to tell them! Explore the best practices for conducting a Buyer Consultation that demonstrates your professionalism and can end with a signed Buyer Representation Agreement.
EXCELLENCE

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

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Negotiation with Purpose: Achieving Win-Win Deals with Less Stress

Join this panel of top negotiators to discover how they go to bat for their clients armed with creativity and market knowledge. Leverage their timely client scenarios to help you boost your skills and negotiate with purpose.

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

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Transforming Real Estate Practice in the Age of Artificial Intelligence*

*OFFERED TWICE*
Join this hot-topic session led by Alicia Lyttle, a TEDx Speaker, AI enthusiast, and digital marketing expert, to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the real estate industry, offering agents new tools to extend their reach, increase efficiency, and enhance customer service. We will delve into the practical applications of AI in real estate, from marketing to automated task management, and demonstrate how these technologies can free up time for agents to focus on what matters most: building relationships with clients.
EXCELLENCE

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

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Transitioning to a Team for Next Level Growth

Top producers who experience success as a solo agent often find themselves at a fork in the road: Do you continue on to manage the weight of your growing business alone, or do you take that first step in starting a team? Hear the first-hand accounts of team leaders who have been in your shoes and discover the best practices for a smooth transition.
AUTHENTICITY

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

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Building Resilience in a Competitive Market: Strategies for Staying Motivated*

*OFFERED TWICE* What keeps you going when obstacles get in your way? Successful real estate professionals are resilient and driven no matter what is happening in the market. Discover effective tricks to help you find your unique motivations and shape a resilient mindset.
PASSION

2:45 pm to 3:15 pm

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Exhibitor Expo and Networking

3:15 pm to 4:00 pm

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Transforming Real Estate Practice in the Age of Artificial Intelligence*

*OFFERED TWICE*
Join this hot-topic session led by Alicia Lyttle, a TEDx Speaker, AI enthusiast, and digital marketing expert, to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the real estate industry, offering agents new tools to extend their reach, increase efficiency, and enhance customer service. We will delve into the practical applications of AI in real estate, from marketing to automated task management, and demonstrate how these technologies can free up time for agents to focus on what matters most: building relationships with clients.
EXCELLENCE

3:15 pm to 4:00 pm

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Your 18 Touch Point System to Stay Top-of-Mind

Want to keep your clients coming back for more? Top affiliated agents create consistent, authentic communication systems that help them stay top-of-mind and continuously assess their clients' real estate needs. Discover the best methods and tools to stay relevant in your market!
AUTHENTICITY

3:15 pm to 4:00 pm

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BHGRE® Social Makers: Achieving Excellence Through Social Media and Video

Learn how top Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate affiliated agents maintain an elevated social presence to expand their brand, win new listings, and distinguish themselves among the competition.
EXCELLENCE

4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

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Level Up Your Buyer Consultation*

*OFFERED TWICE* Buyers are often unaware of the immense value the agent plays in the transaction-- it's up to you to tell them! Explore the best practices for conducting a Buyer Consultation that demonstrates your professionalism and can end with a signed Buyer Representation Agreement.
EXCELLENCE

4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

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Seller Strategies: Offers of Compensation

Sellers are looking for marketing strategies that can attract the most interest in their property. Join this session to explore sample scripts you can incorporate into your Pre-Listing and Listing Presentations to help you discuss the benefits of the seller offering buyer broker compensation and position yourself as an industry leader in a changing environment.
INCLUSIVITY

4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

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Top Producers Tell All

What's their secret to success? You won't want to miss this panel of top producers from across the country as they share their strategies for growth, their stories of success, and the lessons they've learned from their mistakes.
GROWTH

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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Agent Experience Dinner Reception

7:30 am to 9:30 am

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Breakfast

9:30 am to 10:15 am

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Seller Lead Gen Mastermind

How do top affiliated agents consistently generate leads in a low inventory market? This mastermind is an opportunity to focus on ideas that work NOW to help your business not only survive, but thrive in today’s changing market.
GROWTH

10:30 am to 11:15 am

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Building Resilience in a Competitive Market: Strategies for Staying Motivated*

*OFFERED TWICE* What keeps you going when obstacles get in your way? Successful real estate professionals are resilient and driven no matter what is happening in the market. Discover effective tricks to help you find your unique motivations and shape a resilient mindset.
PASSION

10:30 am to 11:15 am

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Boost Your Brand with the BHGRE® Products & Programs

Join this panel of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate brand champions to discover real-life examples of how you can boost your brand with powerful products like the MoxiWorks® suite of tools, Text BHGRE®, and more!
GROWTH

12:00 pm to 11:59 pm

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Free Afternoon and Agent Experience Departures