Featured Presenters

 

Gloria Alonso Cannon

CRS, GRI, E-PRO

Gloria Alonso Cannon is a 22-year residential Realtor out of Columbus, OH. She was instrumental in founding Ohio Realtors Leadership Academy, where she continues to serve as chair. She also has consulted with St. Louis, Iowa and Oklahoma associations, where she tells students that leadership skills also include dressing the part and knowing how you present yourself.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Brand You! Are You Really Wearing That?" featuring Gloria Alonso Cannon Aug 08, 2018 4:00 PM
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Bruce Aydt

ABR, SRS, CRB, GRN

Bruce Aydt is a Realtor, attorney and educator. He's a second generation Realtor and has worked in virtually every aspect of real estate. He has chaired the NAR Professional Standards Committee and worked with several procuring cause groups at NAR. Bruce is a sought-after speaker on thorny topics such as risk management, Code of Ethics, arbitration and procuring cause.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Procuring Cause - Who Gets the Money" featuring Bruce Aydt Aug 09, 2018 9:45 AM
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Betsy Barbieux

Betsy Barbieux is an expert in Florida community association management (CAM) training and has taught thousands of community association managers and directors. Appointed by Gov. Rick Scott in 2013, she served on the Regulatory Council for CAMs. Betsy is also an expert witness and was named twice by 'The Journal' (www.fcapgroup.com) as a Distinguished Women of the Industry.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Q & A on Condos, CAMs & HOAs - All You Need to Know and More!" featuring Betsy Barvieux Aug 08, 2018 2:45 PM
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Miguel Berger

GRI, CRB, E-PRO

Miguel Berger is the owner of the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Tech Valley franchise and cofounder of Voiceter Pro. Miguel has been a local Realtor association and MLS president. He is recognized nationally as an industry leader with a love of technology. He is the 2018 president of the Real Estate Business Institute.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Artificial Intelligence: Home Assistants in Real Estate" featuring Miguel & Ami Berger Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
Florida Realtors Talks - Riveting 17-minute Powerful Talks featuring Robert Stevenson, Mary Kelly, Beth Ziesenis, Neal Oates, Miguel Berger (moderated by Lynnette Hendricks) Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
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Ami Berger

Ami Berger is a Cornell University graduate in the College of Engineering, and he has worked as a software developer and lead developer in both startup and corporate environments. He has been working with voice technology and developing skills for Amazon's Alexa and Google Home since mid-2015. Ami is co-founder and chief technology officer at Voiceter Pro LLC.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Artificial Intelligence: Home Assistants in Real Estate" featuring Miguel & Ami Berger Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
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Chris Bird

CRS

Chris Bird has been working in the financial sector for over 30 years, first as an IRS field agent, and now as a business owner. He is a certified CRS instructor and a licensed Illinois real estate broker. Chris has that unique talent to take a tough subject (taxes and investments) and make it entertaining and enlightening.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Solid Investments & Retirement Strategies for Realtors" featuring Chris Bird Aug 09, 2018 2:15 PM
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Peter Bolton King

Peter Bolton King is director of Global Property Standards at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). He spent 10 years as CEO of the main trade body for real estate agents in the UK. Peter is a well-known and respected speaker internationally. He is also vice president of the FIABCI (International Real Estate Federation) UK Chapter.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Brexit and the Impact on the UK Property Market" featuring Peter Bolton King Aug 09, 2018 11:00 AM
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Meredith Caruso

Meredith Caruso is a senior attorney at Florida Realtors and manager of Member Legal Communications. She oversees all forms production for members and writes articles for the 'Florida Realtors Legal News' and 'Florida Realtor' magazine. Meredith is also the legal liaison for the Florida Realtors Disaster Relief Fund. Meredith is a graduate of Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, and Stetson University College of Law.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Legal & Professional Standards Update" featuring Margy Grant, Marcia Tabak, Joel Maxson and Meredith Caruso Aug 09, 2018 2:15 PM
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Jerry Cibulski

ABR, CRS, GRI, RSPS

Jerry Cibulski is a real estate broker and educator based in Southold, NY. He's a Realtor with 13 years of experience in real estate sales, social media and engaging content. His unique perspective to marketing, education and systems allows him to share program content that is dynamic and relevant to increase your business and build your network.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "A Modern Majordomo is Reorganizing American Households! How Smart Homes Engage Every Household" featuring Jerry Cibulski Aug 08, 2018 4:00 PM
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Debbie De Grote

Debbie De Grote began her real estate career at 18. By 22 years old, she was closing over 150 homes per year. In 2014, Debbie opened her own company dedicated to customized coaching services for real estate professionals. Her client list includes some of the most elite agents, brokers and brokerages across North America.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Dominating Your Geographic Farm" featuring Debbie De Grote Aug 08, 2018 2:45 PM
Education Session: "Cutting Edge Scripts for Today's Savvy Consumer - That Really Work" featuring Debbie De Grote Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
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Cynthia Deluca

ABR, CIPS, GRI, SRS

With over 20 years' experience as a Realtor, Cynthia DeLuca has learned a simple equation for each transaction: Professionalism + Customer Service = Success. She is also a top producer, broker and real estate instructor. This is the experience she shares in her classes. Cynthia is also a prestigious 'Florida Realtors Educator of the Year' award winner.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Professional Success - Transaction by Transaction" featuring Cynthia DeLuca Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
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Timothy Dimoff

Timothy Dimoff, CPP, is founder and president of SACS Consulting & Investigative Services, Inc. He is a leading authority in high-risk workplace and human resources issues, security and crime. A former narcotics detective and SWAT team member, Timothy analyzes security for churches, businesses and places where people gather. He develops a customized plan and implements it.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Business Contingency Planning for Emergencies, Disaster and Terrorism" featuring Timothy Dimoff Aug 08, 2018 9:30 AM
Education Session: "Street Smarts - Safety for Realtors" featuring Timothy Dimoff Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
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Sylvia Golden Norris

Sylvia Golden Norris, Esq., has been licensed to practice law in Florida since 1991 and has represented real estate licensees in DBPR, ethics and arbitration proceedings, mediations, and lawsuits. She is an avid supporter of the Florida Realtors' mission promoting both its educational and professional objectives. Sylvia also is a certified Supreme Court of Florida Civil Circuit Court mediator.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Code of Ethics: Our Promise to Professionalism" featuring Sylvia Golden Norris Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
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Margy Grant

CAE, RCE

Margaret "Margy" Grant is COO and General Counsel at Florida Realtors. As chief legal counsel, Margy oversees the Law and Policy Department that provides the Florida Realtors forms library and the Legal Hotline, which fields approximately 65,000 calls a year from members. Margy has been representing Realtors for over 17 years. She is both a CAE and RCE. Margy is a graduate of Suffolk University Law School in Boston and is a member of the Bar in California, Massachusetts and Florida.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Legal & Professional Standards Update" featuring Margy Grant, Marcia Tabak, Joel Maxson and Meredith Caruso Aug 09, 2018 2:15 PM
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Craig Grant

E-PRO

Craig is certified to teach more than 50 courses, including four CE courses on data security & tech risk management, Internet skills, website performance and technology tools/buying. He has that rare talent to take complex technology topics and explain them in non-geeky language so you can easily understand and use them immediately in your business.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "How Technology Can Ruin Your Business" featuring Craig Grant Aug 08, 2018 2:45 PM
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Harry Heist

Harry Heist represents a large number of property managers in legal matters and has filed more than 150,000 evictions and prepared hundreds of thousands of leases. He has written and co-written many of the changes to the Landlord/Tenant Act in the past 25 years. His company website, www.evict.com is a robust source of Florida-specific legal information for the property manager.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Tools of Property Management Success - Making Forms and Notices Work" featuring Harry Heist Aug 08, 2018 2:45 PM
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Lynette Hendricks

ABR

Broker-owner of Florida East Coast Real Estate Inc. in Merritt Island, Lynnette was part of the Space Coast Association of Realtors team that, in 2013, coordinated the merger of Brevard County's two Realtor associations. In 2016, Lynnette was instrumental in the the sale of the two existing association buildings and construction of the association's centrally located building and event center.

Sessions Date Time
Florida Realtors Talks - Riveting 17-minute Powerful Talks featuring Robert Stevenson, Mary Kelly, Beth Ziesenis, Neal Oates, Miguel Berger (moderated by Lynnette Hendricks) Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
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Jane Hight-McMurry

Jane Hight McMurry is a speaker, author and relationship sales expert. She goes beyond 'talk' and shares real-life examples of what actions people take to succeed in life and in business. Her forthcoming book, "The Difference: How A-List Athletes, Celebrities, and CEOs Won," offers insights on how to get to the top and stay there.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Navigating the Networking Jungle" featuring Jane McMurry Aug 08, 2018 9:30 AM
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Bill Jurek

Don't miss this fast-paced, information-rich session that addresses current and common home inspecion issues that may pop up on the way to the closing table. Learn what it takes to keep everyone on track and minimize problems from insurance and/or mortgage companies.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Home Inspections: The 411 You Need to Avoid a 911. When Not to Panic" featuring Bill Jurek Aug 08, 2018 4:00 PM
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Mary Kelly

As a leadership expert and executive coach at Productive Leaders, Dr. Mary Kelly specializes in helping real estate companies maximize their resources and profitability. Mary was a real estate agent in Hawaii with Century 21 for 8 years, and she has presented at Century 21's Global Conference, RE/MAX Power Up symposiums and at many state Realtor associations.

Sessions Date Time
Florida Realtors Talks - Riveting 17-minute Powerful Talks featuring Robert Stevenson, Mary Kelly, Beth Ziesenis, Neal Oates, Miguel Berger (moderated by Lynnette Hendricks) Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
Education Session: "15 Ways to Grow Your Real Estate Business" featuring Mary Kelly Aug 09, 2018 9:45 AM
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Patti Ketcham

GRI, CRS, ABR, AHWD

Patti Ketcham is a veteran Florida broker/owner who started her career in 1979. She focuses her time on promoting the industry and selling real estate. In 2008 she was elected President of the Tallahassee Board of Realtors, and in 2017 she was appointed to FREC. She's a licensed instructor and has held many prestigious positions at the national, state and local levels.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Can They Get Away With That? Current Stories from FREC & FREAB" featuring Clay & Patti Ketcham Aug 08, 2018 2:45 PM
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Clay Ketcham

CCIM, MAI, GAA

Clay Ketcham is a 35-year veteran in sales and appraisal services, and he currently serves on the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board. Clay specializes in analyzing complex income properties. He represents buyers and sellers in both sales and acquisition of office, retail and apartment properties. He is an instructor for The Appraisal Institute, Florida Realtors and adjunct professor at FSU.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Can They Get Away With That? Current Stories from FREC & FREAB" featuring Clay & Patti Ketcham Aug 08, 2018 2:45 PM
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Nishad Khan

Nishad Khan, Esq., is an Orlando-based attorney with over 16 years of experience in real estate law. With his team of attorneys, he has represented buyers and sellers in all aspects of residential and commercial real estate transactions, including entity formation, contract and corporate agreement preparation, debt structuring, equity investments, due diligence, and closings.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Core Law - Minimize Legal Risk" featuring Nishad Khan Aug 08, 2018 2:45 PM
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Cheryl Knowlton

ABR, AHWD, EPRO, GRI

Cheryl Knowlton, DREI, wears many hats as a record-breaking recruiter, licensed broker and mortgage expert. She's also the director of education for ERA Brokers Consolidated, and it's her goal that everyone in the audience ' licensees and brokers ' leaves her sessions with the tools they need to stay current and be successful in their careers.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Herding Cats - Best Business Practices for Brokers" featuring Cheryl Knowlton Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
Education Session: "Burn the Hamster Wheel - 10 Strategies for Achieving Life Balance" featuring Cheryl Knowlton Aug 09, 2018 11:00 AM
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Jo Ann Koontz

Jo Ann M. Koontz, Esq., CPA, is the founding attorney of Koontz & Associates, PL, practicing in the areas of real estate, corporate law and taxation. Her dual practice experience helps her clients understand the legal and tax ramifications of their business and real estate transactions. Jo Ann's relaxed delivery style and explanations make the legal side of real estate easy to understand

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "FIRPTA Compliance and Foreign Nationals" featuring Joann Koontz Aug 09, 2018 2:15 PM
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Brad Korn

Brad Korn brings 26 years of real estate expertise to the table as both a top producer and nationally certified business coach. His specialty is teaching managers and owners how to hold their businesses, staff and sales forces accountable for all to be successful. Brad's strategies for success have been featured on HGTV, radio and in industry publications.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Building a Successful Team" featuring Brad Korn Aug 08, 2018 2:45 PM
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Jeff Lobb

Jeff Lobb is founder and CEO of SparkTank Media ' a company that creates growth strategies in the real estate, mortgage and title industries. His focus is always on sales, marketing, technology, social media and systems that create more sales and productivity. The Swanepoel Power 200 has ranked Jeff in the Top 20 Most Powerful in Social Media.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Top 20 Real Estate Apps" featuring Jeff Lobb Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
Education Session: "20 Under $20 - Real Estate Lead Generating Ideas" featuring Jeff Lobb Aug 09, 2018 2:15 PM
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Charles Marshall

With more than 20 years of experience speaking to audiences all over the country, Charles Marshall, has become one of the most popular humorous motivational speakers on the circuit. Each year, Marshall travels 100,000 miles ' from New York to California ' to perform in more than 100 corporate and civic venues. His animated delivery and original observations have captivated thousands of people in the past two decades, including many Fortune 500 companies. He is the author of several books including: The Seven Powers of Success and I'm Not Crazy But I Might Be A Carrier. He's also produced and performed two full-length comedy videos, Fully Animated and I'm Just Sayin'!

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "The Character Question: What Kind of Character are You Anyway?!!!" featuring Charles Marshall Aug 08, 2018 4:00 PM
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Joel Maxson

Joel Maxson manages the Florida Realtors Legal Hotline and provides legal updates and training to members throughout the state. He received his law degree from the University of Florida. His first law job was as a judge advocate for the U.S. Marine Corps, and he worked as a transactional real estate attorney for a national firm before finding his home at Florida Realtors.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Legal & Professional Standards Update" featuring Margy Grant, Marcia Tabak, Joel Maxson and Meredith Caruso Aug 09, 2018 2:15 PM
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Terri Morrison

Terri Morrison is co-author of the bestseller "Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands," which has been awarded one of 'Inc. Magazine's' 7 Best Books on How to Negotiate. Her goal is to help Realtors and international businesspeople acquire valuable cultural skills in global business and social practices, negotiating techniques, and protocol with their peers around the world.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands" featuring Terri Morrison Aug 08, 2018 11:00 AM
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Jose Neto

Jose Neto is a top U.S. cybersecurity professional, having worked for multiple federal agencies in various roles. In his last role, as an information security special agent, he oversaw federal contractors' cybersecurity programs. For the past three years, Neto has been researching blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies for his doctoral dissertation and research. As a technical visionary, he understood the value of this technology and became an early pioneer in the industry. His deep understanding of blockchain technology ' and the future business opportunities it provides ' has positioned him as one of the leading consultants in the field operating under the Blockchain PRO brand.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Digital Assets aka 'Cryptocurrencies' - There's More Than Just Bitcoin!" featuring Jose Neto Aug 08, 2018 4:00 PM
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Monica Neubauer

CRS, ABR, SRES, GRI

Monica Neubauer is a nationally recognized speaker and the host for the Center for Realtor Development Podcast with NAR. She has been an agent in Franklin, TN, since 2002 and has sold dozens of buyers a brand-new home. Given the choice, she would sell buyers new construction every time. She has built two houses herself.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Helping Buyers Navigate New Construction" featuring Monica Neubauer Aug 09, 2018 11:00 AM
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Neal Oates

CIPS, AWHD, SFR

As an expert in high-end residential real estate, Neal A. Oates Jr. specializes in servicing the needs of the world's most discerning sellers. His knowledge of the global marketplace allows him to professionally market and sell luxury offerings to affluent, international buyers. Neal currently serves as chair of the Florida Realtors' Diversity Breakout Group.

Sessions Date Time
Florida Realtors Talks - Riveting 17-minute Powerful Talks featuring Robert Stevenson, Mary Kelly, Beth Ziesenis, Neal Oates, Miguel Berger (moderated by Lynnette Hendricks) Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
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Debbie Peterson

Debbie Peterson works with groups and individuals and offers strategies to focus on what matters, make the most of their precious time and increase ROI on business development expenses. As a result of her work, clients often say they have more control of their day, more certainty in making decisions and more momentum for meaningful results.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "From Frustrated to Focused - Magic Mindset Strategies for Business Growth" featuring Debbie Peterson Aug 09, 2018 11:00 AM
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Corey Poirier

Corey Poirier is a TEDx speaker and sought-after event speaker for his takes on the effectiveness of storytelling when selling your services. He hosts the 'Conversations With PASSION Radio Show,' and he is a columnist with 'Entrepreneur' and 'Forbes.' He has also interviewed over 4,000 top leaders in search of exclusive success strategies that he shares with audiences.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "The Business of Storytelling" featuring Corey Poirier Aug 08, 2018 11:00 AM
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Imran Poladi

Imran Poladi is vice president of Business Development for NextHome Inc. With more than 275 offices launched in their three years of business, Imran provides training for all NextHome brokers in productivity, agent recruiting/retention and profitability. In 2013, Imran was selected by Inman Real Estate News as one of the 'Top 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders in the U.S.'

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Retention Deficit Disorder: Recruit and Retain" featuring Imran Poladi Aug 08, 2018 9:30 AM
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Hoss Pratt

Hoss Pratt is a nationally recognized authority on lead generation and lead conversion. Using his revolutionary strategies can move brokers and agents from stuck to supercharged in just months. Hoss is the CEO and founder of Hoss Pratt International, a resource for agents and firms that want to take their businesses to the next level.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Build a Virtual Listing Machine" featuring Hoss Pratt Aug 09, 2018 9:45 AM
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Brad Raney

Brad Raney likes to entertain people and aspire them to find success in business and life. Brad's sharp wit and likeable charm make people laugh and think. He specializes in helping to create and develop high-performance teams in a variety of industries. His latest book, 'Reach Your Peak: Become CEO of Your Success!' is now available in traditional and e-book formats.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Do They Hear What You Say or Something Different? Communicate Clearly!" featuring Brad Raney Aug 08, 2018 11:00 AM
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Robert Stevenson

Robert Stevenson brings more than 30 years of corporate and entrepreneurial experience to the stage. He understands what it takes to succeed because he's risen from salesman to CEO. His goal is to help you achieve excellence in the ever-changing marketplace. He continues to interview employees and senior executives to stay connected ' and he shares that intelligence with audiences worldwide.

Sessions Date Time
Florida Realtors Talks - Riveting 17-minute Powerful Talks featuring Robert Stevenson, Mary Kelly, Beth Ziesenis, Neal Oates, Miguel Berger (moderated by Lynnette Hendricks) Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
Education Session: "Essential Habits for Success" featuring Robert Stevenson Aug 09, 2018 11:00 AM
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Marcia Tabak

In her role as Florida Realtors Deputy Legal Counsel, Marcia Tabak often addresses issues that Realtors face regarding legal risks, contract creation and interpretation, regulatory issues, and professional standards. She is most interested in helping Realtors stay current on legal issues impacting the real estate industry.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Legal & Professional Standards Update" featuring Margy Grant, Marcia Tabak, Joel Maxson and Meredith Caruso Aug 09, 2018 2:15 PM
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Crystal Washington

Crystal Washington works with organizations that want to leverage technology to increase profits and productivity. Crystal's clients comprise Fortune 500 companies including Google, Microsoft and GE. She is a popular speaker known for her ability to take complex web and social media topics and make them easy to understand and accessible for everyday users and small-business owners.

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Agent Branding Overhaul - Social Media" featuring Crystal Washington Aug 08, 2018 2:45 PM
Education Session: "Increase Leads and Referrals Through Social Media Segmentation" featuring Crystal Washington Aug 08, 2018 4:00 PM
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Leigh York

ABR, CRS, GRI, SRPS

Leigh York is a third-generation real estate pro who has managed staff and hundreds of agents. She now sells real estate and speaks nationally, along with some broker coaching. She wants your business to succeed and is excited to share some of her "lessons learned" with you!

Sessions Date Time
Education Session: "Cut Your Hair, Not Your Fees" featuring Leigh York Aug 08, 2018 11:00 AM
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Beth Ziesenis

Beth Ziesenis has been named a top speaker on 'Meetings & Conventions' magazine and MeetingsNet. She helps computer users filter through apps, gadgets, and widgets to find the perfect bargain technology tools. Her latest book: 'The Big Book of Apps: Your Nerdy BFF's Guide to (Almost) Every App in the Universe' is available on Amazon.com.

Sessions Date Time
Florida Realtors Talks - Riveting 17-minute Powerful Talks featuring Robert Stevenson, Mary Kelly, Beth Ziesenis, Neal Oates, Miguel Berger (moderated by Lynnette Hendricks) Aug 09, 2018 8:30 AM
Education Session: "Easy to Use and Fun Technology for Realtors" featuring Beth Ziesenis Aug 09, 2018 2:15 PM
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