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9:00 - 10:50 AM Stage
Opening General Session
This session includes an association/industry update and installation of 2021 Michigan Realtors® President; E'toile Libbett. During this time we will also recognize our award recipients for Realtor® Active in Politics, Realtor® of the Year, and Good Neighbor. 
10:50 - 11:20 AM Stage
Sponsored Break
Take some time to check your email, refresh your coffee, chat with another attendee or complete any other tasks that are currently requiring  your attention. Click directly into the breakout session of your choice when you return. 
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM Sessions
CE Certified Breakout Sessions
Reminder: You must click into the breakout room no later than 5 minutes after the start of the session and attend the full duration of the class completing the poll question at the end in order to receive CE credit. 
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM
Knowledge Session
11:20 AM - 12:10 PM
Leave Your Mark - Sean Carpenter ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Sean Carpenter

Realtors® strive to deliver great service on every transaction but those that can create memorable experiences have a better chance of earning repeat and referral business. Earning “Top of Mind Awareness” with your customers, clients, and community is a critical component of a successful business. This session will show Realtors how it can be done through consistent personal branding, succeeding in the “Attention Economy”, developing a powerful reputation and tips for leaving a lasting impression.

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Expo
Expo Open
Click over to the virtual Expo to interactive with our generous supporters. 
1:10 - 2:00 PM Sessions
CE Certified Breakout Sessions
Reminder: You must click into the breakout room no later than 5 minutes after the start of the session and attend the full duration of the class completing the poll question at the end in order to receive CE credit.
1:10 - 2:00 PM
The Checklist - Brian Westrin & Becky Gean ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Brian Westrin · Michigan Realtors®
Becky Gean · Michigan Realtors®

This session will explore the benefits of implementing a customer/client service checklist to ensure strong, consistent, and fair business practices. 
1:10 - 2:00 PM
Seeing Double! Making the Most of a Multiple Offer Market - Pam Ermen ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Pam Ermen · Real Estate Guidance, Inc. Coaching and Training Company

Discover a unique version of best practices! Buyer's agents will learn multiple offer strategies, effective dialogues and negotiating techniques to effectively position their client in a competitive environment. Seller's agents will better understand the dynamics of a multiple offer market, how to maximize the property's exposure and interest, and how to sell the property for a price that can often exceed list price. 
2:00 - 2:30 PM Stage
Sponsored Break
Take some time to check your email, refresh your coffee, chat with another attendee or complete any other tasks that are currently requiring your attention. Click directly into the breakout session of your choice when you return.
2:30 - 3:20 PM Sessions
Real Estate in the age of COVID ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Brad Ward · Michigan Realtors®
Lawrence Yun
Maureen Francis · Michigan Realtors®

This interactive discussion will answer the difficult questions you are experiencing in real estate in the age of COVID-19. 

Dr. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist & Senior VP of Research at NAR will be [virtually] sitting down with Maureen Francis, 2020 Michigan Realtors® President and Brad Ward, VP of Public Policy & Legal Affairs at Michigan Realtors® to answer questions submitted by you. 

Click here to submit a question for Dr. Lawrence Yun
3:20 - 3:30 PM Stage
Day 1: Closing Remarks
Close out day one with remarks from Michigan Realtors® Leadership. 
9:00 - 9:10 AM Stage
Opening remarks
Welcome to the second and final day of the first ever Michigan Realtors® virtual convention. Make sure to visit the virtual expo booths and complete the session surveys. 
9:15 - 10:45 AM Stage
Delegate Body
The Delegate Body meeting is held annually for Delegates appointed by their local associations. All members are welcome to attend. Check-in begins at 7:45 am. 
10:45 - 11:15 AM Stage
Sponsored Break
Take some time to check your email, refresh your coffee, chat with another attendee or complete any other tasks that are currently requiring your attention. Click directly into the breakout session of your choice when you return.
11:15 AM - 12:05 PM Sessions
CE Certified Breakout Sessions
Reminder: You must click into the breakout room no later than 5 minutes after the start of the session and attend the full duration of the class completing the poll question at the end in order to receive CE credit.
11:15 AM - 12:05 PM
YPN Perspective: Leveraging Your Strengths, Your Passions, and Your Brand as a Young Professional
Join the Young Professionals Network for a combination of speakers, panel discussion, and networking! We will be learning from those that have experienced success and fulfillment through their unique approaches to building and maintaining their presence within their respective communities. From Instagram and podcasting to community outreach and activism, we will hear how various paths can lead to taking your business to the next level in a way that comes natural to you. 
11:15 AM - 12:05 PM
Politics, Protesters, and Pandemics: Navigating Today's Social Media Landmines - Cheryl Knowlton
In today’s highly connected, social media driven world, there are a number of landmines and traps that all agents need to be aware of. In this highly interactive course, licensees will take a deep dive into where these two worlds collide so that they can confidently utilize social media as a marketing vehicle without sacrificing their reputations or their relationships by stepping on one or more land mines.

11:15 AM - 12:05 PM
Knowledge Session
12:00 - 1:30 PM Expo
Expo Open
Click over to the virtual Expo to interactive with our generous supporters.
1:00 - 1:50 PM Sessions
CE Certified Breakout Sessions
Reminder: You must click into the breakout room no later than 5 minutes after the start of the session and attend the full duration of the class completing the poll question at the end in order to receive CE credit.
1:00 - 1:50 PM
Seven Systems for Scalable Success - Cheryl Knowlton
You can’t go on a road trip without first stopping for gas. In this high-speed course, Cheryl will share seven systems to allow you to travel far and fast in your real estate business.

1:00 - 1:50 PM
Knowledge Session
2:20 - 4:00 PM Sessions
Within the Law - Gail Anderson, Becky Gean, David Pierson, Brian Westrin - CE Marketplace Certified 2.0L
Join Michigan Realtors® legal counsel for current issues affecting the industry so you can protect yourself and build your business.