Relocation & Referral Forum

August 12-13, 2019 - Denver, Colorado

 

Forum Overview

The Relocation & Referral Forum in Denver, CO will be held August 12-13. With a focus on referral networking, sharing best practices and other content dedicated to relocation directors and coordinators. As a single, stand-alone meeting, our relocation directors and coordinators will have the best opportunity to network with other members in one centralized meeting.

The Relocation & Referral Forum, Monday-Tuesday, August 12-13, is designed for relocation directors and coordinators, as well as those responsible for business development and relocation.

Speakers

Paul Boomsma

Paul Boomsma

President/CEO, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

With over 20 years of experience in real estate, Paul Boomsma serves as president and CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE), a global real estate community of 565 real estate firms spanning six continents. He created the highly successful Luxury Portfolio International® division for LeadingRE, previously serving as its president. He also headed operations and strategic marketing for LeadingRE as COO. Paul began his career marketing luxury office towers and later joined a top residential firm, before becoming national marketing director for a major franchise. Today, he is a frequent industry speaker on topics that include: consumer trends, global business practices, and working with affluent buyers and sellers. Among his many distinctions, he was named to the 2018 Swanepoel Power 200, ranked on Inman’s Most Influential and received the Unique Homes’ Award for Excellence in Luxury Home Marketing.

Kate Reisinger

Executive Vice President, Member Services, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

Kate manages membership services for LeadingRE to ensure maximum engagement, performance and satisfaction from member brokerages. Her responsibilities include overseeing the core broker referral program, which generates over 30,000 member-to-member referrals annually. Reisinger is a seasoned real estate and relocation professional with more 13 years of experience. Most recently, she was Regional Director, Relocation and Client Development for a national franchise. Other experience includes serving as Vice President and Director of Relocation Services for a Chicago-area brokerage and as a Regional Director of Business Development for a relocation management company.

Schedule

In an effort to deliver the timeliest information, all session descriptions, titles and presenters are subject to change. Please consult the final agenda posted as of Monday, July 15, 2019.

10:30 AM -
1:00 PM
Optional Pre-Event Networking Brewery Tour and Lunch (additional fee) 

Join us for a tour and lunch at Wynkoop Brewing Co. located in downtown Denver in the historic J.S. Brown Mercantile building.

2:00 PM -
3:00 PM
Welcome, LeadingRE Updates

 

3:00 PM -
4:00 PM
Lions and Leaders: The Principles of Perseverance

Former NBA Player and keynote speaker Lance Allred knows a thing or two about overcoming obstacles. Through this engaging and enlightening keynote, Lance will impart the five principles that helped him overcome all of the “unattainable goals” in his life, escaping religious oppression and adapting to a silent world to become the first deaf player in NBA history. Attendees will leave feeling energized, inspired and ready to take challenges and opportunities that face relocation directors on a daily basis.

4:00 PM -
5:15 PM
Relocation Roundtables

Hone your skills by learning and sharing with the best in the business. Featuring timely topics, each attendee will have a chance to participate in three 20-minute round table sessions.

6:00 PM -
6:45 PM
Welcome Reception

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6:45 PM -
8:30 PM
Networking Dinner

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7:30
8:15 AM
Breakfast

 

8:30 AM
9:45 AM
Putting the NEW in Revenue

Glean knowledge from an ingenious pool of relocation professionals who’ve tapped lesser known revenue streams to substantially increase their business. Table-hop during this roundtable format and gather valuable insight from each one of these experts to help build your department’s worth.

9:45 AM
10:30 AM
Creating the Relocation Dream Team

During this session you’ll learn how to scout the best agents; help finesse their game, win more business and ultimately become referral all-stars. Master these coaching skills and you’ll put some big (referral) numbers on the board.

10:30 AM
11:00 AM
Networking Break

 

11:00 AM
11:45 AM
Confessions of a Relocation Department

It’s the titillating tale of a good referral gone bad. Share your deepest referral secrets; it’s okay, you’re among friends. This town-hall session will take you to the darker side of referrals and later explore positive solutions to help you avoid a taboo situation.

11:45 AM
12:45 PM
State of the Market: An Organized Overview of Disruption

A presentation and discussion around new business models, countering their aggressive recruiting tactics, and the hype and attention that surrounds them. We will dissect these models and assess their impact on our industry and strategize on how to retain our agents and clients and thrive in the midst of this change.

12:45 PM
1:00 PM
Closing Comments

 

 

Pricing

 

Relocation & Referral Forum

Standard: $349.00 - Registration Begins: Friday, July 12, 2019

 

Relocation & Referral Forum Dinner Guest

$130.00

 

Pre-Event Networking Brewery Tour and Lunch (optional)

 

$70.00 fee and advance registration required

 

Online registration closes 11:59 pm CST on Friday, August 9, 2019. Register by Wednesday, July 31, 2019 to be included on the attendee list.

Please note the cost of meals for this event is estimated to be $225.00. Please consult your tax advisor.

Cancellation Policy

A full refund of your registration is available until Thursday, July 11, 2019. Refunds for cancellations made between Friday, July 12, 2019  - Tuesday,  July 30, 2019 will be charged a $100.00 service fee. No refunds will be given beginning Wednesday, July 31, 2019. 

Registered attendees may modify or cancel their registration online, using their confirmation number and email address.

Substitution Policy

A $50.00 fee will apply to any registration name substitutions made after Thursday, July 11, 2019. All requests for substitutions must be received in writing to Events@LeadingRE.com.

 

Registrants

*updated daily and current as of 4:30 p.m. CST 

Transportation

Airport Transportation

The Brown Palace Hotel is located approximately 22 miles from the Denver International Airport. Taxi fares are estimated at $57 each way.

Super Shuttle provides transportation from the airport for $25 per person one way and $46 round trip. To make arrangements with Super Shuttle, call 1-800-BLUE-VAN.

For additional services you may contact the The Brown Palace Concierge at concierge@brownpalace.com or call (303) 312-5913.

 

Driving Directions To The Brown Palace hotel

Please see hotel website for additional driving directions.

Sponsorships

Open to members sponsorships@LeadingRE.com

The Forum is a prime opportunity to market your company and your area to relocation professionals from throughout the country. Opportunities are limited and will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve, please email sponsorships@leadingre.com indicating your preferred sponsorship.

Coffee Break

$1,500

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Breakfast

$1,500

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Wine Service

$1,000

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Dinner

Sold

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Pre-Dinner Cocktails

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Keynote Speaker

$2,500

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Sponsor Attendee

$500

  • Includes sessions on Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning, reception and dinner Monday and breakfast on Tuesday
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