Realtors® of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale (RAPB + GFLR) hosted the Realtor® Revolution Conference on October 5th at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. Over 600 Realtors® across Broward County, the Palm Beaches, and the Treasure Coast were in attendance.
The conference featured the annual meeting brunch where the 2019 Board of Directors were elected, an awards ceremony, a reception for Association Leadership and award winners, and a trade expo. The award nominees stood out in the crowd with silver pins that recognized their nomination. The expo floor which featured 50 affiliates was a huge success; Realtors® were able to network and discover services provided by local affiliates.
2018 Award Winners
Realtor® of the Year, Christine Hansen; Affiliate Company of the Year, DBJ Home Inspections, Inc; Affiliate Member of the Year, Liz Woody; Treasure Coast Broker of the Year Small, Scott Wingfield; Treasure Coast Broker of the Year Mid, Feliciano Higuera; Treasure Coast Broker of the Year Large, Renee Coley; Palm Beach County Broker of the Year Small, Emel Onur, Palm Beach County Broker of the Year Mid, David Serle; Palm Beach County Broker of the Year Large, Carlos Melendez; Broward County Broker of the Year Small, John Perrone; Broward County Broker of the Year Mid, Christopher Krzemien; Broward County Broker of the Year Large, Johnathan Lickstein; Commercial Realtor® of the Year, Anthony Gambardella; Committee Member Recognition, Maggie Dunne; Global Realtor® of the Year, Scott McAllister; Humanitarian of the Year, Virginia Spencer; Jo. M. Wright Political Involvement, Kenny Silverman; Myrtle T. Andy Anderson Memorial Leadership Award, Bill Richardson; Realtor® Educator of the Year, Lauren Feher; Rising Star Award, Carlos Alleyne; Young Professional Realtor® of the Year, Tara Quailey.
Attendees of the conference flocked to the breakout sessions which featured experienced real estate professionals. The speakers included: Leigh Brown (Keynote), Steven David, Ariana Pareja, Carola Lueder, Emel Onur, and Steven Wallace, Esq. A few of the topics highlighted by the speakers was the rise of cryptocurrencies, climb to success with international real estate, data is the new currency using Remine predictive analytics, and introduction to commercial real estate.
The day ended with multiple drawings and a networking mixer. The Realtor® Party had a photobooth set up to promote Vote ‘Yes’ on Amendment 2 this upcoming election on November 6th.
The event was sponsored by Marketplace Home Mortgage, Blue Line Moving, Allied Building Inspection Services, and Botaniko Weston. For more pictures, click here.
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