2019 Annual REEA Conference

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by 7/1/19

Austin, Texas
June 27 – July 1, 2019

See Schedule of Events Below | Location: Hilton Austin | 500 East 4th Street | Austin TX 78701

Schedule

Thursday June 27
8:00–9:00 am IDW Registration Desk Open
Room 404 - 4th Floor, Hilton Austin
9:00 am–4:00 pm IDW #1 - Lay the Foundation of Interactive Learning and Self Assessment
Room 404 - 4th Floor, Hilton Austin | This is a separate ticketed item! REEA's IDW #1 "Taking Your Instruction to New Heights" Gold Standard Instructor Series
9:00 am–4:00 pm Extra: IDW #1 - Lay the Foundation of Interactive Learning and Self Assessment ($179.00)
This is a separate ticketed item! REEA's IDW #1 "Taking Your Instruction to New Heights" Gold Standard Instructor Series
 
Friday June 28 IDW #2 - Apply the Principles
8:00–9:00 am IDW Registration Desk Open
Austin Board of REALTORS, 4800 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, TX (transportation to and from the Hilton will be provided)
9:00 am–4:00 pm Extra: IDW #2 - Applies the Principles in Classroom Activities ($159.00)
This is a separate ticketed item! REEA's IDW #2 "Taking Your Instruction to New Heights" Gold Standard Instructor Series
9:00 am–4:00 pm IDW #2 - Applies the Principles in Classroom Activities
Austin Board of REALTORS, 4800 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, TX | This is a separate ticketed item! REEA's IDW #1 "Taking Your Instruction to New Heights" Gold Standard Instructor Series
9:00 am–4:00 pm Extra: IDW #2 Refresher - GSI Members Only ($99.00)
REEA GSI member only Special Rate
1:00–5:00 pm Exhibitors ONLY Set Up
4th Floor Foyer Austin Hilton - No attendees please, set up only!
3:00–7:00 pm Conference Registration Desk Open
Hilton Austin, downstairs lobby area - outside "The Reverbery"
5:30–6:00 pm First Timer's Gathering - "The Reverbery"
Join your REEA Board of Directors for a Meet & Greet!
6:00–8:00 pm Welcome/Networking Happy Hour - "The Reverbery"
Sponsored by Dearborn Real Estate Education
 
Saturday June 29 Annual REEA Conference & Business Meeting
6:00–7:00 am REEAWalkers
Join the REEAWalkers in the hotel lobby for a walk around beautiful Austin.
7:30–8:30 am Continental Breakfast
4th Floor Conference Foyer
7:30 am–4:00 pm Registration Desk Open
4th Floor Conference Foyer
8:00–9:30 am REEA Annual Business Meeting & Installation
Main Ballroom - Salon C
8:00 am–5:00 pm Exhibitors Open
4th Floor Conference Foyer
9:30–10:30 am Opening Keynote Session with Courtney Clark
Main Ballroom - Salon C
10:45–11:45 am Education Director Panel Session - Salon B
A special round-table session for Education Directors | Moderator, Kelea Youngblood with Panelists Janet Goff, Terry Murphy and Jeff Stanton, GSI
10:45–11:45 am Instructor Panel Session - Salon C, Main Ballroom
A special round-table session for Instructors | Moderator, Andy Brown, GSI with Panelists Bill Gallagher, DREI, GSI, Candy Cook
10:45–11:45 am Regulator Panel Session - Salon C
A special round-table session for Regulators | Moderator, Deb Carpenter, DREI with Panelists Melissa Ferguson and Anne Petit
10:45–11:45 am School Owner Panel Session - Salon E
A special round-table session for School Owners/Staff | Moderator, Steve Oliver, DREI with Panelists Brad Barker, DREI, Leslie Clauson, DREI and Pam Matera
12:00–1:30 pm General Lunch "A Traveler's Tale of People, Passion & Purpose" | Main Ballroom Salon C
With Len Elder, DREI, GSI - This presentation takes you on a journey through this year's theme of People, Passion, Purpose and will give you practical "How To Re-Ignite" yourself by participating in REEA.
1:45–2:45 pm "THE E's of Education" | Salon E
With Stephen Antoni - Educating is not about power points and handouts, it's about stories that Educate, Entertain, Enlighten, Engage, Equip, Excite, Energize, Encourage, Enrich, THE E's of Education!
1:45–2:45 pm "How to Teach the Fair Housing Advocate Certification" | Salon D
With Mark Barker, DREI, GSI - After 50 years of the Fair Housing Act, still little change in the segregation of our cities has occurred. Learn how to teach high level fair housing in a way that meets the FHA (Fair Housing Advocate) Certification requirements.
3:00–4:00 pm "Transforming Your Classroom Presence with NLP" | Salon D
With Jeff Stanton, GSI - Neuro-Linguistic Programing (NLP) has been described as study of the subjective experience psychology. Also as an attitude and a methodology that leaves behind a trail of techniques and patterns that are easily duplicatable. In the session we will explain what NLP is and what it has to offer in your presentations skills focusing on communications and relational skills.
3:00–4:00 pm "How to Find & Use Case Law Effectively in Your Classes" | Salon E
With Brian Swan - Improve your classes and impress your students by presenting real court cases within your classes. Learn from actual lawsuits-stories of court cases are always intriguing because they are vivid examples of what NOT to do! How to find, read and implement case law into your classes and make your presentations more stimulating and memorable, and stand apart from others.
3:00–4:00 pm "Broadcast-Terrifying...or Not?" | Salon B
With Candy Cooke - What do we mean when we say broadcast? With the increasing use of broadcast , this presentation will provide you better understanding of the logistics of the process, along with those questions commonly asked by instructors and the benefits of using this system to reach more students with less travel at a reasonable cost.
4:15–5:15 pm "Urban-Dynamism and the Tech Connection" | Salon B
With Richard Gallegos, DREI - A far reaching purview of the connection between historical real estate patterns and the ignition of technology that impacts the perspectives of licensees, students, educators, and learning institutions. This high-level presentation will light the mental embers to push you to evolve, sync and thrive.
4:15–5:15 pm "Put Humor in Your Classroom" | Salon E
With Ron Climer - Humor is not essential in the classroom, just as a radio in your car in not essential. Humor certainly makes learning easier and more fun. Join Ron as he will provide you with an awareness of how; humor enhances any presentation; where to 'spot' funny stories; get over the fear of failure that holds most presenters back from tying humor and how to laugh at yourself without embarrassment.
4:15–5:15 pm "Mastering the Art of Storytelling in the Classroom" | Salon D
With Joe Sinnona - Can you tell a Good Story that is relevant to the subject you teach in the classroom? Are you being creative when explaining your point or are your boring your students with the same story over and over again that maybe out of date? In this session Joe will show you all the latest methods on how to be more of a compelling story teller/teacher.
6:00 pm Saturday Evening
On Your Own - Enjoy Austin!
 
Sunday June 30 Annual REEA Conference
6:00–7:00 am REEAWalkers
Join the REEAWalkers in the hotel lobby for a walk around beautiful Austin.
7:30–8:30 am Continental Breakfast
4th Floor Conference Foyer
7:30 am–4:00 pm Conference Registration Desk Open
4th Floor Conference Foyer
8:00 am–4:00 pm Exhibitors Open
4th Floor Conference Foyer
8:30–9:30 am REEATalks: General Session "Debating Disruptive Forces" | Main Ballroom Salon C
With Mark Barker, DREI, GSI and Len Elder, DREI, GSI
9:45–10:45 am "Instructor Safety" | Salon B
With Dana Rhodes, DREI, GSI - When is an instructor in the greatest danger of becoming a victim in an attack? Dana will spell these out and more importantly tell us how to avoid or get our of the situations such as an active shooter attack.
9:45–10:45 am "2019 Mortgage Update and Commentary" | Salon D
With Jerry Rutledge, DRE I - Real Estate Mortgage Finance is an ever changing industry which materially affects real estate practitioners and their road to success. Join Jerry as he provides current market knowledge which will give you the confidence in class and student appreciation.
9:45–10:45 am "Body Language Secrets for Speakers" | Salon E
With Andy Tolbert - A fun interactive session that covers different body language signs that you may be sending when speaking and not even realize it. Bored? Did you know only 7% of communication is the actual words that you use? It may be YOU! In this session we will show you how to conquer the other 93% to make you a better, presenter, speaker and trainer. Learn to recognize your own body language signals, control them and read others' signals to lead to better communication.
11:00 am–12:00 pm "Law Update 2019" | Salon B
With Chuck Jacobus, DREI - Update on new cases across the country that are material to the real estate instructor.
11:00 am–12:00 pm "Be The BombBomb 2.0" | Salon D
With Jeremias JMan Maneiro - Deep Dive into all the tools that BombBomb has to offer for both speaks and real estate schools alike. We will discuss the how to of marketing and communication via BombBomb but also how to use the snippets to be more effective, humanize your marketing, enhance your branding and increase online lead conversations.
11:00 am–12:00 pm "The Rules of Engagement" | Salon E
With Marc Wisdom - In an age of instant information, it is harder than ever to keep students engaged. This presentation will explore why students lose focus on how to get it back and gain important knowledge on the science of engagement and how to create curriculum that engages and informs.
12:00–1:30 pm Lunch on Your Own
1:30–2:30 pm "Raise the Bar With People, Purpose and Passion" | Salon B
With Theresa Barnabei, GSI - This presentation is designed to help Regulators, Education Directors and School Owners raise their expectations of the instructor and the courses they are responsible for delivering. Join Theresa and understand the level of presenters and teaching styles that will impact your students at the highest level by understanding what makes a great course.
1:30–2:30 pm "Why They Don't Hear What You Think You Are Saying?" | Salon D
With Andy Brown, GSI - This will be a fun presentation on something called "Cognitive Blindness" and the changes in awareness and perception that it brings in the classroom. As Real Estate Instructors, awareness of a problem is key. Once we are aware of the problem that is affecting our students in a negative manner, we owe it to them to provide the tools to help them overcome the obstacle.
1:30–2:30 pm "Putting a PUNCH into Your Classes" | Salon E
With PeggyAnn McConnochie, DREI - Learn the rules that will help you be successful in putting a PUNCH into your classes! PeggyAnn will share why and how to add fun activities into your classrooms to insure the students 'gets' the information and is able to use it in your practice.
2:45–3:45 pm General Session "Real Estate Commission Panel Update Session" | Main Ballroom Salon C
With Ryan Adair Moderator - Panelists: Cindy Chandler, DREI and Corean Hamlin, DREI from North Carolina, Jan Fite-Miller and Jennifer Wheeler from Texas
4:00–5:00 pm Closing Session with Leigh Brown | Main Ballroom Salon C
5:00–8:00 pm Extra: GUEST Closing Dinner Ticket ($100.00)
Bring your Guest to the Closing Dinner - tickets can be purchased by attendees only.
6:00–9:00 am Closing Dinner - Sponsored by Hondros Education Group
Join us at Michelada's Cafe & Cantina, 333 E. 2nd Street, Austin, TX for wonderful Tex Mex and a fun evening with Comedy Hypnotist, Terry Parrett presents "EnTRANCED: The Hypo-Reality Show". You'll laugh as hypnotized audience volunteers Dance like Stars, Sing like Idols, and reveal their hidden talents. Watch as friends get hypnotized and does all kinds of crazy things on stage. Funny, clean, and unforgettable! Want to bring a Guest? Purchase Closing Dinner Guest Tickets online at REEA.org/events
 
Monday July 01 IDW #3 - Explores Cutting Edge Tools
6:00–7:00 am REEAWalkers
Join the REEAWalkers in the hotel lobby for a walk around beautiful Austin.
8:00–9:00 am IDW Registration Desk Open
Austin Board of REALTORS, 4800 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, TX (transportation to and from the Hilton will be provided)
9:00 am–4:00 pm Extra: IDW #3 Refresher - GSI Members Only ($99.00)
REEA GSI member only Special Rate
9:00 am–4:00 pm IDW #3 - Explores Cutting Edge Tools & Technologies That Make Teaching & Learning Fun!
Austin Board of REALTORS, 4800 Spicewood Springs Rd., Austin, TX | This is a separate ticketed item! REEA's IDW #1 "Taking Your Instruction to New Heights" Gold Standard Instructor Series
9:00 am–4:00 pm Extra: IDW #3 - Explores Cutting Edge Tools & Technologies That Make Teaching & Learning Fun! ($139.00)
This is a separate ticketed item! REEA's IDW #3 "Taking Your Instruction to New Heights" Gold Standard Instructor Series

Hotel Information

2019 REEA CONFERENCE VENUE/LOCATION

Hilton Austin | 500 East 4th Street | Austin TX 78701  |  512-482-8000

REEA Discounted Single/Double Rate $179*/night
* plus applicable state and local taxes, fees and assessments.

Book your stay online or call directly Hilton Austin: (512) 482-8000 and reference our three-letter discount code, REE.

Cancellation Policy

Accommodations:

Please don't forget to book your hotel stay.  See our Accommodations Link for details and information.  REEA has made special arrangements with Hilton Austin for a special discounted room rates for our attendees.  This special rate expires on 6/6/2019 or until our room block is full.  We request you make your reservations as soon as possible if you plan to stay at the event location, as we cannot make any guarantees once rooms have been filled or after expiration date.  Thank You!

Conference Registration Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellations received prior to midnight on April 30, 2019 will receive a full refund.
  • There is a $100.00 cancellation fee for all cancellations received after April 30, 2019.
  • Cancellations received between May 1, 2019 and May 22, 2019 will receive a refund of 50% of registration fee paid, less the cancellation fee of $100.00.
  • There is no refund for cancellations received after May 22, 2019.

IDW Cancellation Policy:

  • There is a $100.00 cancellation fee for all cancellations received after April 30, 2019.
  • Cancellations received between May 1, 2019 and May 22, 2019 will receive a refund of 50% of registration fee paid.
  • There is no refund for cancellations received after May 22, 2019.
  • Registrations made for the IDW Session after June 1, 2019 are not guaranteed IDW Materials.

Nationwide Event Inclement Weather Policy:

Since REEA makes financial obligations based on the number of registrations and exhibitor spaces sold for events, registration fees cannot be refunded unless the event is cancelled by REEA due to inclement weather and a registrant's written request is received within 14 days of the event start date. If REEA cancels the event due to weather, REEA will issue a credit for the registrant upon written request, which may be applied within twelve (12) months either to the next scheduled REEA Conference or another REEA event. All requests for credit must be in writing and emailed/mailed to the REEA Office at the address below with appropriate proof of travel cancellation within 14 days of the event's start date.

No refunds will be given for cancellations due to weather if the event itself is not cancelled. REEA will not refund any travel expenses that may be incurred under any circumstances.  All requests for cancellation refunds must be in writing and emailed/mailed to the REEA Office at the address below within 14 days of the event start date with appropriate proof of travel cancellation.  All refunds due to an illness, injury, death or emergency will be considered on a case by case basis by the REEA Executive Director.

Closing Dinner - acknowledgement statement:

By registering for the REEA Conference Closing Dinner, I understand that in the event that I and/or my guest is attending the REEA Closing Dinner and should cause damage, it is hereby understood & agreed that I/my guest are liable for such damage and will pay for such damages directly to the facility and relieve REEA of any liability arising there from.

Note: Your Name, city, state, phone and email will be avaible to all REEA Members as an attendee of this conference.

Inquiries and Questions are to be sent to:

Real Estate Educators Association
Kris Inman, National Executive Director
Kris@REEA.org
REEA Headquarters
7739 E. Broadway, #337 | Tucson, AZ 85710 | 520.609.2380 | Fax: 520.296.6006

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by 7/1/19

Registration Information

Attending the entire event.

Type Fee
Early Bird Registration - By 4/1/19
This fee applies to a member who registers early.
Available 10/31/2018 to 04/01/2019 only
$425.00
Conference Registration - By 5/31/19
Full Conference Registration
Available 04/01/2019 to 05/31/2019 only
$475.00
Late/Onsite Registration - After 5/31/19
This fee applies to members registering after the main cut-off date or on site at the conference.
Available 06/01/2019 to 07/01/2019 only
$525.00
Full GUEST Registration (non-REEA Member)
A guest (non-REEA Member) registration must accompany attendee with a full paid registration. Limited one guest per attendee.
Available 10/31/2018 to 07/01/2019 only
$325.00
Conference Speaker
You must have been confirmed as a speaker for the conference to be eligible for this rate.
Available 10/31/2018 to 05/14/2019 only
$250.00
IDW #1 ONLY - no conference registration
Full Day, IDW #1 - Separate Ticketed Item
Available 11/01/2018 to 07/01/2019 only
$179.00
IDW #2 ONLY - no conference registration
Full Day, IDW #2 - Separate Ticketed Item
Available 11/01/2018 to 07/01/2019 only
$159.00
IDW #3 ONLY - no conference registration
Full Day, IDW #3 - Separate Ticketed Item
Available 11/01/2018 to 07/01/2019 only
$139.00
One Day Registration - Saturday Only
This fee applies for a full One day registration and you will be able to join all sessions including Lunch.
Available 11/01/2018 to 07/01/2019 only
$325.00
Partial Guest Registration - mealed events only
Invite your Guest (Non-REEA member) to join you for the following; Friday night Networking Event, Saturday Lunch, and Sunday Dinner. This fee does not allow your guest to attend the full conference. Only 1 per paid REEA Member attendee.
Available 11/01/2018 to 07/01/2019 only
$225.00
GUEST - Closing Dinner Ticket Only
Invite your Guest to join you at our Closing Dinner
Available 11/01/2018 to 07/01/2019 only
$100.00
One Day Registration - Sunday Only
This fee applies for a full One day registration and you will be able to join all sessions including Closing Dinner
Available 11/01/2018 to 07/01/2019 only
$325.00
IDW #2 Refresher - GSI members Only
REEA GSI member only Special Rate
Available 03/15/2019 to 05/31/2019 only
$99.00
IDW #3 Refresher - GSI members Only
REEA GSI member only Special Rate
Available 03/15/2019 to 05/31/2019 only
$99.00

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