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09/28/21 9:00 AM 09/28/21 5:00 PM America/New_York The Convention Concierge • sponsored bv McClelland & Anderson View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19120 Let Michigan Realtors® staff be your one stop source for registration, questions, answers and navigation during The Convention. Make this your first stop of the day to pick up your name badge and other great swag!&nbsp;Need a charge? Visit our mobile charging station to ensure you stay connected for the day! Sponsored by Northern Great Lakes Realtors® MLS! Capture some great memories with the Aspire North&nbsp;Realtors® photobooth upon arrival!&nbsp;<br> <br> <br> Tower Desk 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tower Desk
The Convention Concierge • sponsored bv McClelland & Anderson
Let Michigan Realtors® staff be your one stop source for registration, questions, answers and navigation during The Convention. Make this your first stop of the day to pick up your name badge and other great swag! Need a charge? Visit our mobile charging station to ensure you stay connected for the day! Sponsored by Northern Great Lakes Realtors® MLS! Capture some great memories with the Aspire North Realtors® photobooth upon arrival! 


09/28/21 9:30 AM 09/28/21 12:15 PM America/New_York The Code of Ethics and You! Understanding the Professional Standards Process - It's a Team Effort - sponsored by West Michigan Lakeshore Association of Realtors® ● CE Marketplace Certified 3.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19355 This class is designed to make Ethics real by not only understanding the procedural processes of enforcement, but by reinforcing the licensee's responsibility under the Code. Plus, supporting how to be a highly esteemed, better Agent.<br> <br> This class is CE Marketplace certified for 3 elective hours and meets the NAR ethics requirement.<br> <br> Peninsula Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
9:30 AM - 12:15 PM Peninsula Ballroom
The Code of Ethics and You! Understanding the Professional Standards Process - It's a Team Effort - sponsored by West Michigan Lakeshore Association of Realtors® ● CE Marketplace Certified 3.0 hr

Dale Zahn · West Michigan Lakeshore Association of Realtors®

This class is designed to make Ethics real by not only understanding the procedural processes of enforcement, but by reinforcing the licensee's responsibility under the Code. Plus, supporting how to be a highly esteemed, better Agent.

This class is CE Marketplace certified for 3 elective hours and meets the NAR ethics requirement.

09/28/21 10:00 AM 09/28/21 10:50 AM America/New_York Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [TUES AM 1] View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19117 Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title. 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
10:00 - 10:50 AM
Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [TUES AM 1]
Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title.
09/28/21 10:00 AM 09/28/21 10:50 AM America/New_York The VA Home Loan and Veteran Resources ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19124 This session will cover the VA Loan Process and also provide resources to assist your veteran clients in the homebuying process.<br> <br> Mackinac Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
10:00 - 10:50 AM Mackinac Ballroom
The VA Home Loan and Veteran Resources ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr
This session will cover the VA Loan Process and also provide resources to assist your veteran clients in the homebuying process.

09/28/21 10:00 AM 09/28/21 10:50 AM America/New_York There's No Font for Sarcasm: Managing a Multi-Generational Workplace ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19122 <p>Can u be #dooced 4 that tweet? LOL staff mtngs r so old skool. Different experiences shape the work ethics and motivation of employees in the workplace. This course examines how generational cohorts work together and against each other and aids every employee in developing a new approach to communicating and working effectively with others. Using the real life experience of a Association Legal Counsel to pepper the course with real life cases and humor, this course is the perfect mix of... Tower Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
10:00 - 10:50 AM Tower Ballroom
There's No Font for Sarcasm: Managing a Multi-Generational Workplace ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Trista Curzydlo · C4 Consulting L.L.C.

Can u be #dooced 4 that tweet? LOL staff mtngs r so old skool. Different experiences shape the work ethics and motivation of employees in the workplace. This course examines how generational cohorts work together and against each other and aids every employee in developing a new approach to communicating and working effectively with others. Using the real life experience of a Association Legal Counsel to pepper the course with real life cases and humor, this course is the perfect mix of theory and practice.


09/28/21 11:30 AM 09/28/21 12:20 PM America/New_York Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [TUES AM 2] View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19118 Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title. 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [TUES AM 2]
Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title.
09/28/21 11:30 AM 09/28/21 12:20 PM America/New_York Your Safety is Non-Negotiable: The Beverly Carter Story ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19125 Carl Carter, Jr., son of Beverly Carter, delivers a powerful presentation on Realtor® safety that only someone with his background and experience could deliver. His story and presentation is an impactful combination of harrowing details involving his mother's story and practical industry anecdotes and takeaways. Carl's mission is to take his mother's experience and use it as inspiration to make positive changes in agents lives and business.<br> <br> Mackinac Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Mackinac Ballroom
Your Safety is Non-Negotiable: The Beverly Carter Story ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Carl Carter

Carl Carter, Jr., son of Beverly Carter, delivers a powerful presentation on Realtor® safety that only someone with his background and experience could deliver. His story and presentation is an impactful combination of harrowing details involving his mother's story and practical industry anecdotes and takeaways. Carl's mission is to take his mother's experience and use it as inspiration to make positive changes in agents lives and business.

09/28/21 11:30 AM 09/28/21 12:20 PM America/New_York Up in Smoke? The Impact of Cannabis on Real Estate ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0L hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19127 <p>With the recent approval of ballot initiatives CI-90 and CI-118 the laws surrounding cannabis possession and cultivation are changing in Montana. For real estate professionals, this means changes in the approach to leasing property for commercial operations, renting properties to individuals wishing to grow cannabis and for working with buyers and sellers who are impacted by the changes. This course examines the potential pitfalls and associated risk reduction techniques for real estate ... Tower Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Tower Ballroom
Up in Smoke? The Impact of Cannabis on Real Estate ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0L hr

Trista Curzydlo · C4 Consulting L.L.C.

With the recent approval of ballot initiatives CI-90 and CI-118 the laws surrounding cannabis possession and cultivation are changing in Montana. For real estate professionals, this means changes in the approach to leasing property for commercial operations, renting properties to individuals wishing to grow cannabis and for working with buyers and sellers who are impacted by the changes. This course examines the potential pitfalls and associated risk reduction techniques for real estate agents who are involved in these transactions and discusses the role of the Controlled Substances Act and the conflict between federal and state laws surrounding cannabis.


09/28/21 12:30 PM 09/28/21 2:00 PM America/New_York RPAC Investor Appreciation Luncheon* View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19128 Please join us to celebrate a great year of RPAC!&nbsp; Special guest speaker, Chad Livengood, Senior Editor,&nbsp;<em>Crain's Detroit Business.</em> Plaza 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
12:30 - 2:00 PM Plaza
RPAC Investor Appreciation Luncheon*
Please join us to celebrate a great year of RPAC!  Special guest speaker, Chad Livengood, Senior Editor, Crain's Detroit Business.
09/28/21 1:00 PM 09/28/21 1:50 PM America/New_York Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [TUES PM 1] View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19129 Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title. 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
1:00 - 1:50 PM
Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [TUES PM 1]
Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title.
09/28/21 1:00 PM 09/28/21 1:50 PM America/New_York REPEAT: Your Safety is Non-Negotiable: The Beverly Carter Story ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19132 Carl Carter, Jr., son of Beverly Carter, delivers a powerful presentation on Realtor® safety that only someone with his background and experience could deliver. His story and presentation is an impactful combination of harrowing details involving his mother's story and practical industry anecdotes and takeaways. Carl's mission is to take his mother's experience and use it as inspiration to make positive changes in agents lives and business.<br> <br> Mackinac Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
1:00 - 1:50 PM Mackinac Ballroom
REPEAT: Your Safety is Non-Negotiable: The Beverly Carter Story ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Carl Carter

Carl Carter, Jr., son of Beverly Carter, delivers a powerful presentation on Realtor® safety that only someone with his background and experience could deliver. His story and presentation is an impactful combination of harrowing details involving his mother's story and practical industry anecdotes and takeaways. Carl's mission is to take his mother's experience and use it as inspiration to make positive changes in agents lives and business.

09/28/21 1:00 PM 09/28/21 1:50 PM America/New_York Surviving & Thriving in the Post-Pandemic Real Estate Industry: A Field Guide for Brokers & Agents ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19131 <em>More information is on the way!</em> Peninsula Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
1:00 - 1:50 PM Peninsula Ballroom
Surviving & Thriving in the Post-Pandemic Real Estate Industry: A Field Guide for Brokers & Agents ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

John Tuccillo
Leslie Appleton Young

More information is on the way!
09/28/21 1:00 PM 09/28/21 1:50 PM America/New_York Intellectual Property: It's Not Just for Nerds Anymore ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0L hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19130 <p>When is imitation not the most sincere form of flattery? When it’s a copyright or trademark violation. The practice of real estate has increasingly become focused on the immediate delivery of information through the use of social media. This has increased the potential for a real estate professional to run afoul of the laws regulating intellectual property in the United States. This course identifies situations where violations are becoming increasingly common and with student participa... Tower Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
1:00 - 1:50 PM Tower Ballroom
Intellectual Property: It's Not Just for Nerds Anymore ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0L hr

Trista Curzydlo · C4 Consulting L.L.C.

When is imitation not the most sincere form of flattery? When it’s a copyright or trademark violation. The practice of real estate has increasingly become focused on the immediate delivery of information through the use of social media. This has increased the potential for a real estate professional to run afoul of the laws regulating intellectual property in the United States. This course identifies situations where violations are becoming increasingly common and with student participation develops risk reduction techniques for every practitioner regardless of their tech savvy.


09/28/21 2:30 PM 09/28/21 3:20 PM America/New_York Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [TUES PM 2] View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19119 Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title. 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
2:30 - 3:20 PM
Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [TUES PM 2]
Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title.
09/28/21 2:30 PM 09/28/21 3:20 PM America/New_York INNOVATE: The Reality of Risk in Real Estate, Pearl Insurance ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19183 Identifies reasons for real estate E&O claims including typical claims and emerging issues. Focus on timely Cyber Liability exposures. Provides recommendations to avoid claims. Mackinac Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
2:30 - 3:20 PM Mackinac Ballroom
INNOVATE: The Reality of Risk in Real Estate, Pearl Insurance ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Lisa Scoble · Pearl Insurance

Identifies reasons for real estate E&O claims including typical claims and emerging issues. Focus on timely Cyber Liability exposures. Provides recommendations to avoid claims.
09/28/21 2:30 PM 09/28/21 3:20 PM America/New_York Real Estate and the Economy in a Post Covid World: What Lies Ahead? ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19182 &lt;i&gt;More information is on the way!&lt;/I&gt; Peninsula Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
2:30 - 3:20 PM Peninsula Ballroom
Real Estate and the Economy in a Post Covid World: What Lies Ahead? ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

John Tuccillo

<i>More information is on the way!</I>
09/28/21 2:30 PM 09/28/21 3:20 PM America/New_York Get Over It! Embracing the Discomfort of Change ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19184 Change is hard. Factor it all in: new ideas, organizational change, industry evolution, technology modernization and even personal changes. With all that, business (and life) can get overwhelming, especially when you’re managing people. The problem is, <strong>change ain’t going away</strong>. The only constant in business IS change, especially in today's fast-paced business environment. Having the tools to lead people through change and adapt to the challenges that transitions bring will imp... Tower Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
2:30 - 3:20 PM Tower Ballroom
Get Over It! Embracing the Discomfort of Change ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Anne Bonney

Change is hard. Factor it all in: new ideas, organizational change, industry evolution, technology modernization and even personal changes. With all that, business (and life) can get overwhelming, especially when you’re managing people. The problem is, change ain’t going away. The only constant in business IS change, especially in today's fast-paced business environment. Having the tools to lead people through change and adapt to the challenges that transitions bring will improve your effectiveness as a leader and as an organization.

09/28/21 3:45 PM 09/28/21 5:30 PM America/New_York Grand Assembly - sponsored by Century 21 View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19136 Join us for the installation of 2022 Michigan Realtors® President, James Iodice. We will also celebrate our Leadership Academy class of 2021 and our 2021 Michigan Realtor® of the Year. To close out Grand Assembly, we will hear from Keynote Speaker, Inky Johnson! Michigan Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
3:45 - 5:30 PM Michigan Ballroom
Grand Assembly - sponsored by Century 21
Join us for the installation of 2022 Michigan Realtors® President, James Iodice. We will also celebrate our Leadership Academy class of 2021 and our 2021 Michigan Realtor® of the Year. To close out Grand Assembly, we will hear from Keynote Speaker, Inky Johnson!
09/28/21 5:30 PM 09/28/21 7:30 PM America/New_York Welcome Reception in the Expo - sponsored by Rocket Mortgage View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19137 Kick off The Convention with some networking and refreshments in the Expo! Bar Sponsors include Pillar to Post (Booth 59) and US Bank (Booth 40). Visit the booth of one of our bar sponsors to say hello and grab a complimentary drink ticket.&nbsp; Governors Hall 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
5:30 - 7:30 PM Governors Hall
Welcome Reception in the Expo - sponsored by Rocket Mortgage
Kick off The Convention with some networking and refreshments in the Expo! Bar Sponsors include Pillar to Post (Booth 59) and US Bank (Booth 40). Visit the booth of one of our bar sponsors to say hello and grab a complimentary drink ticket. 
09/28/21 9:00 PM 09/28/21 11:00 PM America/New_York YPN Synergy Series View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19598 The Pavilion 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
9:00 - 11:00 PM The Pavilion
YPN Synergy Series
09/29/21 7:15 AM 09/29/21 5:00 PM America/New_York The Convention Concierge • sponsored bv McClelland & Anderson View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19180 Have a question about The Convention but not sure who to ask? Stop by the desk and Michigan Realtors® staff will be happy to assist you! 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
7:15 AM - 5:00 PM
The Convention Concierge • sponsored bv McClelland & Anderson
Have a question about The Convention but not sure who to ask? Stop by the desk and Michigan Realtors® staff will be happy to assist you!
09/29/21 7:45 AM 09/29/21 8:45 AM America/New_York Caffeinated Chatter with Exhibitors View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19139 Governors Hall 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
7:45 - 8:45 AM Governors Hall
Caffeinated Chatter with Exhibitors
09/29/21 9:00 AM 09/29/21 9:50 AM America/New_York Rise & Refocus Morning Keynote - sponsored by MSHDA View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19142 Start the morning with an inspiring message from Keynote Speaker, Ben Whiting. Michigan Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
9:00 - 9:50 AM Michigan Ballroom
Rise & Refocus Morning Keynote - sponsored by MSHDA
Start the morning with an inspiring message from Keynote Speaker, Ben Whiting.
09/29/21 10:10 AM 09/29/21 11:00 AM America/New_York Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [WED AM 1] View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19141 Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title. 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
10:10 - 11:00 AM
Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [WED AM 1]
Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title.
09/29/21 10:10 AM 09/29/21 11:00 AM America/New_York INNOVATE: Selling More Rural Development Financed Homes, USDA ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19146 This course&nbsp;provides a detailed overview of both Rural&nbsp;Development Housing programs, Direct and Guaranteed.<br> Council Room 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
10:10 - 11:00 AM Council Room
INNOVATE: Selling More Rural Development Financed Homes, USDA ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Dave Greenwood · USDA

This course provides a detailed overview of both Rural Development Housing programs, Direct and Guaranteed.
09/29/21 10:10 AM 09/29/21 11:00 AM America/New_York Foundations of Real Estate Investing - Commercial ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19149 A traditional “analysis-paralysis" course you’ll not only personally understand (for once), but (for once) be able to explain to prospective investors and commercial property users!&nbsp;Learn the nuances of traditional vs. overall investment analysis, including more sophisticated methods of discounted cash flow analysis.<br> <br> <br> <br> Directors Room 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
10:10 - 11:00 AM Directors Room
Foundations of Real Estate Investing - Commercial ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Marty Rueter

A traditional “analysis-paralysis" course you’ll not only personally understand (for once), but (for once) be able to explain to prospective investors and commercial property users! Learn the nuances of traditional vs. overall investment analysis, including more sophisticated methods of discounted cash flow analysis.



09/29/21 10:10 AM 09/29/21 11:00 AM America/New_York Burning the Hamster Wheel: 10 Strategies for Achieving Life Balance● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19148 Have you ever felt so overwhelmed that you wanted to stop the world, so you could get off? Imagine a world where your life was joyfully in balance. Is such a world possible? Is balance a myth? Come and enjoy this enlightening and fun session to find out how to permanently burn the “hamster wheel” with 10 strategies for creating and sustaining balance in your life.<br> <br> Mackinac Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
10:10 - 11:00 AM Mackinac Ballroom
Burning the Hamster Wheel: 10 Strategies for Achieving Life Balance● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Cheryl Knowlton · Dynamite Productions, Inc

Have you ever felt so overwhelmed that you wanted to stop the world, so you could get off? Imagine a world where your life was joyfully in balance. Is such a world possible? Is balance a myth? Come and enjoy this enlightening and fun session to find out how to permanently burn the “hamster wheel” with 10 strategies for creating and sustaining balance in your life.

09/29/21 10:10 AM 09/29/21 11:00 AM America/New_York How to Be a Virtual Agent: Tips, Tools, & Tricks● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19150 <p>LIVE Video expert and International Speaker to the Universe, Jeremias “JMan” Maneiro of JMan Seminars will discuss the how to’s of virtual open houses, virtual buyer consultation, virtual offer presentations and virtual showings. You will leave this webinar with a basic understanding of how you can provide better service, exceed expectations and still keep your social distance.</p> <br> Tower Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
10:10 - 11:00 AM Tower Ballroom
How to Be a Virtual Agent: Tips, Tools, & Tricks● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Jeremias "JMan" Maneiro

LIVE Video expert and International Speaker to the Universe, Jeremias “JMan” Maneiro of JMan Seminars will discuss the how to’s of virtual open houses, virtual buyer consultation, virtual offer presentations and virtual showings. You will leave this webinar with a basic understanding of how you can provide better service, exceed expectations and still keep your social distance.


09/29/21 11:30 AM 09/29/21 1:30 PM America/New_York Lunch In the Expo View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19151 Governors Hall 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Governors Hall
Lunch In the Expo
09/29/21 11:40 AM 09/29/21 12:30 PM America/New_York Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [WED AM 2] View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19143 Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title. 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM
Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [WED AM 2]
Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title.
09/29/21 11:40 AM 09/29/21 12:30 PM America/New_York INNOVATE: Delivering the Dream to Michigan Families - MSHDA ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19152 Provide Realtors with an understanding of MSHDA's below-market interest rate mortgages, Michigan Down Payment Assistance, Federal Tax Credits, Homebuyer Education and Step Forward Michigan.<br> <br> Council Room 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM Council Room
INNOVATE: Delivering the Dream to Michigan Families - MSHDA ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Darren Montreuil

Provide Realtors with an understanding of MSHDA's below-market interest rate mortgages, Michigan Down Payment Assistance, Federal Tax Credits, Homebuyer Education and Step Forward Michigan.

09/29/21 11:40 AM 09/29/21 12:30 PM America/New_York Transitioning to Commercial Real Estate ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19155 Making the broad leap from selling houses to brokering commercial/investment properties may seem daunting, if not discouraging, to those wanting to widen their real estate expertise and customer outreach. Getting and assimilating the right information (minus the jargon and confusing math) is power; so are practical steps for bridging the gap between working with home buyers and real estate investors.<br> <br> Directors Room 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM Directors Room
Transitioning to Commercial Real Estate ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Marty Rueter

Making the broad leap from selling houses to brokering commercial/investment properties may seem daunting, if not discouraging, to those wanting to widen their real estate expertise and customer outreach. Getting and assimilating the right information (minus the jargon and confusing math) is power; so are practical steps for bridging the gap between working with home buyers and real estate investors.

09/29/21 11:40 AM 09/29/21 12:30 PM America/New_York Herding Cats: Best Business Practices for Brokers● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0L hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19154 As a broker, do you ever feel like you are herding cats? In the highly litigious world in which we live, brokers and licensees need to stay on the cutting edge of best practices, so they can stay ahead of the legal curve. As you strategize about ways to help yourself and other agents raise the bar of professionalism in their own businesses, you need to concentrate on ways to minimize risk for our clients, for yourselves, your brokerages, and the public at large.<br> <br> Mackinac Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM Mackinac Ballroom
Herding Cats: Best Business Practices for Brokers● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0L hr

Cheryl Knowlton · Dynamite Productions, Inc

As a broker, do you ever feel like you are herding cats? In the highly litigious world in which we live, brokers and licensees need to stay on the cutting edge of best practices, so they can stay ahead of the legal curve. As you strategize about ways to help yourself and other agents raise the bar of professionalism in their own businesses, you need to concentrate on ways to minimize risk for our clients, for yourselves, your brokerages, and the public at large.

09/29/21 11:40 AM 09/29/21 12:30 PM America/New_York INNOVATE: Best Practices to Avoid Getting Sued, Century 21 ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19153 Peninsula Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM Peninsula Ballroom
INNOVATE: Best Practices to Avoid Getting Sued, Century 21 ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Brad Platt · Century 21 Northland
Meagan Luce

09/29/21 11:40 AM 09/29/21 12:30 PM America/New_York Sir Bot-a-lot: Messenger Bot Marketing● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19156 <p>The future of real estate marketing is both on social media and permission based. Communicate more effectively with clients and consumers by giving them the information they want when they want it (right now) using “bot” technology. There are 2.8 billion people on Facebook alone! Stop driving them away from where they already are. Build a system that caters to your customers’ needs and lets you stay focused on building the relationships that drive your business.</p> <br> Tower Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
11:40 AM - 12:30 PM Tower Ballroom
Sir Bot-a-lot: Messenger Bot Marketing● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Jeremias "JMan" Maneiro

The future of real estate marketing is both on social media and permission based. Communicate more effectively with clients and consumers by giving them the information they want when they want it (right now) using “bot” technology. There are 2.8 billion people on Facebook alone! Stop driving them away from where they already are. Build a system that caters to your customers’ needs and lets you stay focused on building the relationships that drive your business.


09/29/21 1:00 PM 09/29/21 4:00 PM America/New_York MRAEC Meeting & Knowledge Session* View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19157 General membership meeting and professional development for Realtor® Association executives and staff. Tower C 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
1:00 - 4:00 PM Tower C
MRAEC Meeting & Knowledge Session*
General membership meeting and professional development for Realtor® Association executives and staff.
09/29/21 1:10 PM 09/29/21 2:00 PM America/New_York Concurrent Knowledge Sessions {WED PM 1] View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19144 Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title. 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
1:10 - 2:00 PM
Concurrent Knowledge Sessions {WED PM 1]
Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title.
09/29/21 1:10 PM 09/29/21 2:00 PM America/New_York INNOVATE: Cyber Security and the Real Estate Industry, Liberty Title ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19159 Real Estate sellers and buyers are becoming victims of cyber crime through schemes aimed at real estate licensees. Education on this topic and tips for security will help licensees better protect the buying and selling public. Council Room 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
1:10 - 2:00 PM Council Room
INNOVATE: Cyber Security and the Real Estate Industry, Liberty Title ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr
Real Estate sellers and buyers are becoming victims of cyber crime through schemes aimed at real estate licensees. Education on this topic and tips for security will help licensees better protect the buying and selling public.
09/29/21 1:10 PM 09/29/21 2:00 PM America/New_York Capital Gains and Me - Commercial ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19161 <em>More information is on the way!</em> Directors Room 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
1:10 - 2:00 PM Directors Room
Capital Gains and Me - Commercial ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Marty Rueter

More information is on the way!
09/29/21 1:10 PM 09/29/21 2:00 PM America/New_York Instafamous: The Ethics of Social Media - sponsored by Independent Bank ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19160 <p>Have you ever asked yourself: How do I utilize social media as an “on purpose” strategic tool to grow my business? What mistakes am I making? Am I sharing valuable content with my sphere or am I simply “taking up cyber space?”</p> <br> Mackinac Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
1:10 - 2:00 PM Mackinac Ballroom
Instafamous: The Ethics of Social Media - sponsored by Independent Bank ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Cheryl Knowlton · Dynamite Productions, Inc

Have you ever asked yourself: How do I utilize social media as an “on purpose” strategic tool to grow my business? What mistakes am I making? Am I sharing valuable content with my sphere or am I simply “taking up cyber space?”


09/29/21 1:10 PM 09/29/21 2:00 PM America/New_York Can You Afford to Win? ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0L hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19162 <em>More information is on the way!</em> Tower Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
1:10 - 2:00 PM Tower Ballroom
Can You Afford to Win? ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0L hr

Sandi Smith · Trillium Real Estate
Kamal Cheeks · MBC Real Estate Company
Beth Graham · Beth L Graham, Appraiser
Ted Edginton · US Bank
John Meyer · John A Meyer Appraisal Co

More information is on the way!
09/29/21 2:40 PM 09/29/21 3:30 PM America/New_York Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [WED PM 2] View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19145 Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title. 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
2:40 - 3:30 PM
Concurrent Knowledge Sessions [WED PM 2]
Choose the session that best fits your needs. Pre-selecting a concurrent knowledge session for this time-slot is required. CE credit is listed in the session title.
09/29/21 2:40 PM 09/29/21 3:30 PM America/New_York INNOVATE: Indoor Air Quality, Pillar to Post ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19163 Identify indoor air quality concerns and resolutions to serve real estate clients better.<br> <br> Council Room 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
2:40 - 3:30 PM Council Room
INNOVATE: Indoor Air Quality, Pillar to Post ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Dave Dalfino · Pillar to Post

Identify indoor air quality concerns and resolutions to serve real estate clients better.

09/29/21 2:40 PM 09/29/21 3:30 PM America/New_York Connect Like a Mind Reader View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19165 <em>Link to Ben's handouts:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.benwhiting.com/friends-at-mi-realtors">https://www.benwhiting.com/fri...</a></em> Mackinac Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
2:40 - 3:30 PM Mackinac Ballroom
Connect Like a Mind Reader

Ben Whiting

Link to Ben's handouts: https://www.benwhiting.com/fri...
09/29/21 2:40 PM 09/29/21 3:30 PM America/New_York HYRE: Host Your Own Real Estate Show● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19167 In this session, participants will learn how creating and developing a real estate show can be a great to demonstrate their real estate expertise and provide exceptional value to today’s consumer. They will be able to identify and select the different platforms for doing interview style videos along with best practices to be sure that their broadcasts happen without any technical difficulties. Tower Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
2:40 - 3:30 PM Tower Ballroom
HYRE: Host Your Own Real Estate Show● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0 hr

Jeremias "JMan" Maneiro

In this session, participants will learn how creating and developing a real estate show can be a great to demonstrate their real estate expertise and provide exceptional value to today’s consumer. They will be able to identify and select the different platforms for doing interview style videos along with best practices to be sure that their broadcasts happen without any technical difficulties.
09/29/21 3:10 PM 09/29/21 4:00 PM America/New_York Taste of Traverse* - Sponsored by Century 21 View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19168 Enjoy networking and area inspired refreshments at this exclusive reception. Must have an invitation for admittance.&nbsp;<br> <br> Please see Century 21 at booths 47 and 56 in the Expo. Governors Prefunction 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
3:10 - 4:00 PM Governors Prefunction
Taste of Traverse* - Sponsored by Century 21
Enjoy networking and area inspired refreshments at this exclusive reception. Must have an invitation for admittance. 

Please see Century 21 at booths 47 and 56 in the Expo.
09/29/21 4:30 PM 09/29/21 6:00 PM America/New_York Happy Hour In the Expo - sponsored by US Bank View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19169 Don't miss all the excitement of the final hour and a half of the expo! Connect with the exhibitors you've missed, learn if you've won a fabulous exhibitor prize, and place your final bids on an RPAC auction item. RPAC Silent Auction closes at 5:30 PM. RPAC Live Auction begins at 5:30 PM.&nbsp;Bar sponsors include Next Door Photos (Booth 39) and US Bank (Booth 40). Visit one of their booths to say hello and grab a complimentary drink ticket.&nbsp; Governors Hall 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
4:30 - 6:00 PM Governors Hall
Happy Hour In the Expo - sponsored by US Bank
Don't miss all the excitement of the final hour and a half of the expo! Connect with the exhibitors you've missed, learn if you've won a fabulous exhibitor prize, and place your final bids on an RPAC auction item. RPAC Silent Auction closes at 5:30 PM. RPAC Live Auction begins at 5:30 PM. Bar sponsors include Next Door Photos (Booth 39) and US Bank (Booth 40). Visit one of their booths to say hello and grab a complimentary drink ticket. 
09/29/21 8:30 PM 09/29/21 11:59 PM America/New_York Realtor® Royale - sponsored by Caliber Home Loans View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19170 Let loose and have some fun! You deserve it after a packed day of education. Enjoy a drink, dancing, and networking with fellow attendees. 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
8:30 - 11:59 PM
Realtor® Royale - sponsored by Caliber Home Loans
Let loose and have some fun! You deserve it after a packed day of education. Enjoy a drink, dancing, and networking with fellow attendees.
09/30/21 7:15 AM 09/30/21 9:00 AM America/New_York Continental Breakfast View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19171 Michigan Prefunctlon 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
7:15 - 9:00 AM Michigan Prefunctlon
Continental Breakfast
09/30/21 7:30 AM 09/30/21 9:00 AM America/New_York Delegate Body View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19172 The Delegate Body Meeting is held annually for Delegates who are appointed by their local associations. Michigan Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
7:30 - 9:00 AM Michigan Ballroom
Delegate Body
The Delegate Body Meeting is held annually for Delegates who are appointed by their local associations.
09/30/21 8:00 AM 09/30/21 11:00 AM America/New_York The Convention Concierge • sponsored bv McClelland & Anderson, LLP View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19181 Michigan Realtors® staff is available to answer all your convention questions. Stop by and say hello! Tower Desk 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
8:00 - 11:00 AM Tower Desk
The Convention Concierge • sponsored bv McClelland & Anderson, LLP
Michigan Realtors® staff is available to answer all your convention questions. Stop by and say hello!
09/30/21 9:20 AM 09/30/21 10:10 AM America/New_York Social & Fair ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0L hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19599 <p>This legal session explores current state and federal Fair Housing Law, best practices for real estate advertising, emerging caselaw impacting real estate brokerages, and other trending legal issues in Fair Housing. </p> <br> Mackinac Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
9:20 - 10:10 AM Mackinac Ballroom
Social & Fair ● CE Marketplace Certified 1.0L hr

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

This legal session explores current state and federal Fair Housing Law, best practices for real estate advertising, emerging caselaw impacting real estate brokerages, and other trending legal issues in Fair Housing.


09/30/21 10:50 AM 09/30/21 12:30 PM America/New_York Within the Law ● CE Marketplace Certified 2.0L hr View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19431 Join Michigan Realtors® legal counsel for current issues affecting the industry so you can protect yourself and build your business.<br> <br> Michigan Ballroom 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
10:50 AM - 12:30 PM Michigan Ballroom
Within the Law ● CE Marketplace Certified 2.0L hr

Brian Westrin · Michigan Realtors®
Becky Gean · Michigan Realtors®
Gail Anderson · McClelland & Anderson
David Pierson · McClelland & Anderson, LLP

Join Michigan Realtors® legal counsel for current issues affecting the industry so you can protect yourself and build your business.

09/30/21 12:30 PM 09/30/21 12:45 PM America/New_York Realtor® Send Off View session: https://mirealtors.connect.space/accounts/events/2021-the-convention/agenda#session_row_19179 Michigan Prefunction 2021 The Convention bfrancoeur@mirealtors.com MM/DD/YYYY
12:30 - 12:45 PM Michigan Prefunction
Realtor® Send Off

  • Century 21

    Century 21

  • MSHDA

    MSHDA

  • Rocket Mortgage

    Rocket Mortgage

  • U.S. BANK

    U.S. BANK

  • McClelland & Anderson

    McClelland & Anderson

  • America's Preferred Home Warranty

    America's Preferred Home Warranty

  • Caliber Home Loans

    Caliber Home Loans

  • Mbition

    Mbition

  • ATA National Title Group

    ATA National Title Group

  • Real Estate One, Inc.

    Real Estate One, Inc.

  • EXIT REALTY

    EXIT REALTY

  • Realcomp II Ltd.

    Realcomp II Ltd.

  • RRC - Residential Real Estate Council (Michigan)

    RRC - Residential Real Estate Council (Michigan)

  • GMAR

    GMAR

  • Next Door Photos

    Next Door Photos

  • Realtor.com

    Realtor.com

  • Pillar to Post Home Inspectors

    Pillar to Post Home Inspectors

  • Proliant Settlement Systems

    Proliant Settlement Systems

  • Aspire North REALTORS

    Aspire North REALTORS

  • Independent Bank

    Independent Bank

  • Liberty Title Agency

    Liberty Title Agency

  • Northern Great Lakes REALTORS MLS

    Northern Great Lakes REALTORS MLS

  • Pearl Insurance

    Pearl Insurance

  • Rapid Mold Removal LLC

    Rapid Mold Removal LLC

  • RPAC

    RPAC

  • USDA Rural Development

    USDA Rural Development

  • West Michigan Association of Realtors®

    West Michigan Association of Realtors®

  • MIREALSOURCE INC.

    MIREALSOURCE INC.