Industry leaders to focus on how to turn the real estate market around at RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum next month
RISMEDIA, Oct. 10, 2008-Industry leaders will take the stage next month to offer real solutions to turning real estate consumer confidence around. Don’t miss RISMedia’s “The Power Broker Perspective: Restoring Real Estate Confidence,” being held Friday, Nov. 7, 2008 from 12:30-2 p.m. at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando during the NAR annual convention.
The discussion will offer meaningful insights into today’s market and the economic crisis, how to work with the media, tips for understanding and working with the psyche of today’s real estate consumer, and ultimately, what real estate professionals need to do to be successful now in this tough economic times.
John Featherston, President and CEO of RISMedia; and John L. Scott Real Estate Chairman and CEO, J. Lennox Scott will facilitate the discussion with a panel of industry heavy hitters including:
– Doug Ayers, President & CEO, Koenig & Strey GMAC Real Estate
– Gino Blefari, Founder, President & CEO, Intero Real Estate
– Mike Brodie, Broker/Owner, Keller Williams Realty
– Howard “Hoddy” Hanna III, Chairman & CEO, Howard Hanna Real Estate
– Tom Kunz, President & CEO, Century 21 Real Estate
– Rei Mesa, President & CEO, Prudential Florida Realty
– Kelli Todd, President & CEO, RE/MAX Marques Partners
All NAR day conference and full conference attendees are welcome to attend the 13th Annual Power Broker Forum. There is no additional fee or advanced registration for this event.
Spotlight on Speakers
Mike Brodie has become one of the most highly regarded Realtors in America by always putting his clients’ needs first. Brodie’s successful career is highlighted by providing value and excellence in service. He is the co-founder of the Keller Williams’ Preston office, co-owner of the Plano office, and a co-owner of the company’s North California/Hawaii Region which now comprises 35 offices and more than 4,000 associates. In 2007, he became co-owner and operating partner of Keller Williams Realty, Maryland/D.C. Region.
Thomas R. Kunz was appointed president and chief executive officer of Century 21 Real Estate LLC in June 2004. The CENTURY 21® System is the world’s largest residential real estate sales organization with more than 8,300 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices in 56 countries and territories worldwide. A 31-year veteran of the real estate industry, Kunz has spent two-thirds of his career affiliated with the CENTURY 21 System, where he established a successful track record involving franchise sales and ownership as well as running all aspects of brokerage and franchise operations.