Better Retreat: Leadership Experience Agenda

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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Leadership Experience Welcome Reception

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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Leadership 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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5 Powerful Coaching Questions That Can Break Through the Noise

In a world of instant gratification and competing voices, it can be difficult for affiliated agents to find the help they need to meet their unique business goals. Discover how leveraging 5 powerful coaching questions can help you drown out the noise and drive meaningful behavior change within your brokerage.
GROWTH

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

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Affiliate Insights: Diving into the Data

Feeling the pressure of shrinking margins, rising costs and a shifting market? Join this discussion to learn more about our new Affiliate Insights reports and how to leverage this data and the brand servicing team to collaborate on business strategy.
EXCELLENCE

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

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Outshine Your Competitors: Objection Handling Throwdown

Top recruiters will go toe-to-toe to prove who can best handle objections from potential recruits by leveraging competitive intelligence to gain an advantage in the market. Be there or be square.
AUTHENTICITY

1:45 pm to 2:00 pm

Grand Foyer East

Networking Break

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

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Taking Action with AI: Tactics for Optimizing Your Brokerage

Join this hot-topic session led by Alicia Lyttle, a TEDx Speaker, certified AI consultant, and digital marketing expert, to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the real estate industry, offering brokers powerful tactics to optimize their brokerages. Discover how AI can be leveraged to enhance efficiency, profitability, and competitiveness through market analysis, lead management, and client experiences while also streamlining operations. Learn how to future-proof your brokerage with an AI integration strategy, what cutting-edge AI tools to invest in, and establish best practices for responsible AI use. Additionally, we will discuss strategies for getting agents to buy into leveraging AI, ensuring they embrace these technologies to extend their reach, increase efficiency, and enhance customer service
EXCELLENCE

2:00 pm to 2:45 pm

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Building Tomorrow: Leveraging Mergers & Acquisitions for Sustainable Growth

Are M&As part of your growth strategy? Take a deep dive into real life examples of how deals are structured and discover best practices for handling risk to help you create a win-win situation for all parties involved.
GROWTH

2:45 pm to 3:15 pm

Grand Foyer East

Exhibitor Expo and Networking

3:15 pm to 5:00 pm

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Be Better® Brokerage Culture Mastermind

Affiliated agents thrive in environments with meaningful interaction, collaboration & support. Join this mastermind to dive into the brokerage culture and discuss what's worked for other leaders to generate excitement, support inclusive growth, and boost engagement at sales meetings!
PASSION

3:15 pm to 4:00 pm

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Leveraging Group Coaching to Maximize Growth

Discover how you can create group coaching programs in your brokerage to help you drive productivity and bring out the wisdom in the room.
GROWTH

3:15 pm to 4:00 pm

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Boost Your Brokerage 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 brokerage's brand with powerful products like the MoxiWorks® suite of tools, Text BHGRE®, and more!
AUTHENTICITY

4:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Grand Foyer East

Networking Break

4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

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Onboarding Systems that Boost Productivity: Panel

The onboarding experience can be make or break for a newly affiliated agent. Join this panel of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate affiliated brokers for a deep dive into the lessons they've learned over years of onboarding and the tools you can leverage to proactively improve the experience for everyone involved!
EXCELLENCE

4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

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Financial Fitness for Real Estate Leaders

What shape is your business in? Don't miss this financial workout to help you gain insights into your operational performance and strengthen the core revenue streams in your business.
AUTHENTICITY

6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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Leadership Experience Dinner Reception

7:30 am to 9:30 am

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Breakfast

8:30 am to 9:30 am

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Exhibitor Expo

9:30 am to 10:45 am

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Leadership Experience General Session

10:45 am to 11:15 am

Grand Foyer East

Exhibitor Expo and Networking

11:15 am to 1:00 pm

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What’s Next for the Anywhere Leads Network & Cartus

FOR BROKER/OWNER/MANAGERS IN THE ANYWHERE LEADS NETWORK & CARTUS
The Anywhere Leads team is dedicated to delivering high-quality, high-converting leads to affiliated brokers and agents across the country.
Join Kristin Aerts, Matt Tebbe and Lissett Evanzia for a discussion of Anywhere Leads strategy for 2024 and beyond and insight into best practices for driving business.
Join us for the discussion and stay for the Mastermind Session to collaborate and brainstorm with fellow members, unlocking new ideas and pathways to success.

11:15 am to 12:00 pm

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Challenge Accepted! Strategies for Recruiting & Retaining in Today's Market

Are your top producers at risk in today's fiercely competitive market? Leverage the wisdom of your peers to explore best practices for recruiting and “re-recruiting” affiliated agents! Plus take on the challenge to hold yourself accountable for prioritizing new recruiting strategies.
EXCELLENCE

11:15 am to 12:00 pm

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The Show Must Go On: Getting Ahead of Buyer Representation Changes

Don't let industry changes stop your brokerage from reaching its production goals. Join this fireside chat with Karrie-Ann Sheppard, Vice President of Learning, and Gavin Payne, Broker/Owner of BHGRE Haven Properties, as they discuss best practices for implementing buyer representation agreements and articulating value to buyers and sellers.
PASSION

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Lunch on your own

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