WHERE REAL ESTATE AND TECH COLLIDE

August 21, 2018 - Atlanta Tech Village

Best Conference Ever

When:

August 21, 2018

9:00am - 5:00pm

WheRE:

Atlanta Tech Village

Directions

CONFERENCE INFO:

Floor plan, lunch information and schedule to be announced soon.

THINK: super-cool tech conference meets BarCamp meets pitch session meets real estate.

THINK: not your average real estate conference.

THINK: cutting-edge, top-notch speakers from around the country

With 26+ national and local speakers confirmed for BCE, our second year is promising to be a fast-paced, out-of-the-box, awesome learning experience for attendees, sponsors, and speakers alike. Click here to meet our cadre of speakers!

We are also thrilled to announce that we have just confirmed an Association Executive Track, which will feature three to four sessions geared specifically towards AEs.

You can also follow us on Facebook where we will be featuring our sponsors and sessions along with ticket information.

Sincerely,

Lee Adkins, David Lightburn, Maura Neill — Best Conference Ever

Meet the speakers

Arathi Ramappa

Certified Executive Coach, Certified Spiritual Life Coach

Jay Thompson

REALTOR®, Former Director of Industry Outreach for Zillow Group

Rob Hahn

Owner at 7DS Associates

Leighton Dees

REALTOR®, Chairman & CEO at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate | Generations

Chris Donaldson

REALTOR®, broker, real estate speaker

Kara Macdonald

Real Estate Marketing Consultant, Vice President at Pruitt Title, LLC

Dave Fulk

Co-Founder and COO for HelloAlex

Laurie Weston Davis

REALTOR®, Internet Marketing and Social Media/Tech Trainer, Speaker and Geeky!

Steve Jolly

REALTOR®, Broker/Owner at Benchmark Realty

Maura Neill

REALTOR®, Speaker, Resident Birthday Girl

Andrew Sims

CEO, Dayton REALTORS®   

Rett Harmon

REALTOR®, Speaker, Social Media Consultant

Sloane Rhoden

REALTOR® at Brik Realty

Laura Fangman

REALTOR®   

Jeremy Blanton

REALTOR®, Speaker, Social Media Consultant

Lee Adkins

REALTOR®, Growth and Leadership Development, Amplified Solutions

Elizabeth Flynn

Ben Bressington

Founder and CEO for HelloAlex

Stephanie Shaw

REALTOR®, Speaker, Broker/Owner at Latter & Blum Shaw Properties

Tracy Freeman

REALTOR®   

Ricky Carruth

REALTOR® at RE/MAX of Orange Beach   

Lindsay Trinkle

Director of Customer Success, Landing Lion

Carrie Qualters

REALTOR®   

Danielle Martin

Customer Success Manager, Follow Up Boss

Turan Tekin

CO-founder Bridge Interactive & MLS and industry relations for Zillow Group   

Bill Lublin

CEO / Instructor / Speaker at Social Media Marketing Institute and CEO & Founder at CENTURY 21 Advantage Gold

Greg Davis

General Manager, Zillow Group

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2018 SESSIONS

(Times and rooms to be announced)

Arathi Ramappa
9:20a-10:00a
Event Center
Nice Guys Finish First: 12 Strategies to De-stress and Create Positivity and Resilience

Workshop

Whether you are an entrepreneur or a professional, you will learn how to deal with stressful situations that come up in your work life. The workshop starts with giving data from three different research studies that prove having a certain mindset at work will make your business more successful and will help you become a better leader. No matter what type of position you hold, this workshop will help you change your perspective and develop a mindset that gets you through difficult moments that occur in business. These strategies will help you create clarity, deal with conflict, find confidence, build trust, and develop a positive attitude. 

Rob Hahn
10:05a-10:45a
Event Center
The Black Swans of Real Estate

Solo session

 A Shock and Awe Campaign that only Notorious ROB can deliver - What do you do if the impossible happens? 

Dave Fulk & 
Benjamin Bressington
10:50a-11:35a
Event Center
How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Real Estate

Solo session

The Real Estate Industry is changing... Are you ready? 

Leighton Dees
10:50a-11:10a
Community Center
A Check-Up For Your Business

Solo session

Make sure you have all the right parts for an effective & efficient business.

Steve Jolly
11:15a-11:35a
Community Center
How To Thrive in a Market Dominated by Modern Discount Brokers & iBuyers

Solo session

Many experts think that advances in technology will get rid of 35% of all real estate agents within 5 years. Those who survive will have learned to focus on the one thing that technology can't replace, relationships. And those who thrive will have learned to position themselves as the local expert. In this session, we will learn best ways to build trust and authority with your prospects, even if you have never met them in person. 

Carrie Qualters
10:50a-11:10a
Pitch Practice
Anatomy of a perfect Facebook ad

Solo session

 Facebook remains the king of the social networks and when leveraged properly can add to your bottom line. This session is chock full of Facebook goodness. The how-to, the why & the inspiration to up your Facebook ad game.  We'll dissect and analyze what makes a compelling ad and make sure we're getting a return on investment for our advertising dollars. 

Danielle Martin
11:15a-11:35a
Pitch Practice
FollowUpBoss Workgroup

Workgroup

Learn about FUB Tips and Tricks from a Customer Success Manager. If you're a current FUB user or thinking about a new CRM, learn best practices and ask questions from a Pro!

Laurie Weston Davis
10:50a-11:10a
Speakeasy
Building a Team: The Why and How

Solo session

Teams are all the rage -- do you really need one? We’ll cover:

- What is a team? 

- At what point should I think about starting a team? 

- How should a team be structured? 

- Are there rules? 

- What if I don't want a team? 

Jeremy Blanton
11:15a-11:35a
Speakeasy
CREATING CONTENT TO GRAB CONSUMERS BY THE eyeBALLS

Solo session

 In this session we will talk about creating content for your online presence that will grab consumers eyes and make them want to work with you.  I will talk about the type of content I've created for my online presence that has brought me over $75,000 in potential commissions this year alone.

11:35a-11:40a
REGROUP IN MAIN ROOM before lunch

EVERYONE

11:40a-1:00p
LUNCH!

Solo or Group session - your choice!

Lunch is offsite but there are many options nearby. We'll get you a map of options in walking distance.

Chris Donaldson
1:00p-1:30p
Event Center
Say What!? Effective Consumer Communication in the Digital Age

Solo session

While once viewed as just part of the job, the digital revolution has transformed human communication massively in a brief period of time. We no longer send letters and wait for responses, now you might be expected to know the context of a simple emoji! 

Say what?! To best perform your duties and obligations as real estate professionals, real estate pros need to communicate effectively in a wide variety of mediums. 

This session offers background information, insights into consumer sentiment, and tangible strategies for better communication during all stages of a real estate transaction. 

Ricky Carruth
1:00p-1:30p
Community Center
CLOSE MORE DEALS

Solo session

Most agents view a prospect as a transaction today, or not. However, if you can change your mindset from that to viewing every prospect as a potential 10-20 deals to you over the life of your career regardless if they are ready to do a deal today or not, you can unlock the secret to Ricky's success of closing over 100 deals a year as a single agent for the last 5 years running.

Lindsay Trinkle
1:00p-1:30p
Speakeasy
Why Landing Pages Are a Game Changer in Real Estate 

Workshop

Running your real estate business without landing pages is kind of like dropping your clients off in the middle of a neighborhood and hoping they make their way to the right house.  

 This probably isn’t the first time you have heard that you need landing pages to grow your real estate business. In this workshop, we will dive into the WHY and HOW of landing pages, giving you actionable insight that you can start using to increase your leads right away. 

Turan Tekin
1:35p-2:20p
Event Center
Meeting the On-Demand Expectations of Today

Solo session

 Description coming soon!

Dave Fulk & 
Benjamin Bressington
1:35p-2:20p
Community Center
What You Need to Know About Human Behavior BEFORE You Spend Money on Marketing

Workshop

Learn how to dominate your clients mindshare getting the highest ROI on your marketing dollars.

Kara MacDonald
1:35p-1:55p
Pitch Practice
The Power in Knowing Your Ideal Client 

Solo session

 In this session, I will walk the audience through The Avatar System I created for real estate agents. This system helps agents identify their ideal client. Once you know WHO you're "talking" to, the way you communicate changes tremendously. You will be amazed at the creativity that is unleashed once I take you through this system.

Elizabeth Flynn
2:00p-2:20p
Pitch Practice
Create Your Own Internal Creative Marketing Team

Solo session

Marketing is critical for all businesses, but especially real estate. Learn from Elizabeth Flynn, the Founder of Inclusive Creative, on how to make your marketing work for you- from the scrappy solo agent to large teams and brokerages. Learn how to leverage your existing networks, hire and manage staff, and plan to scale your marketing team as you grow. Increase your brand identity, solidify your lead generation, and get the essential plan for key team members and cornerstone tools to scale your marketing quickly and easily. 

Sloane Rhoden
1:35p-1:55p
Speakeasy
Get Over It and Hit Record

Solo session

Everyone is saying "video is the next big thing," but it’s a scary, unprecedented world out there. Are you WANTING to get into video marketing and not sure how to take the plunge? Join my no frills and no BS take on how to get YOU in front of the camera.

Sloane Rhoden
2:00p-2:20p
Speakeasy
Video Round-Up

Workshop

Think-tank format for sharing, creating, and collaborating different ideas and ways to use video your day-to-day life.

Laura Fangman
2:25p-2:45p
Event Center
Easy Money (And other lies you believed before getting into Real Estate)

Solo session

 Cover common myths & misconceptions. We'll acknowledge the flaws in our thinking and explore alternate ways to get organized and take control of business. 

Rett Harmon
2:50p-3:10p
Event Center
Using REALTOR® ADHD As Your Superpower

Solo session

Believe it or not realtors with ADHD have a competitive advantage if they learn how to channel this ability. Many of us were gifted with ADHD our whole life. Some have been diagnosed, and some are self diagnosed. Learn tips and tricks on how to embrace your ADHD, and learn how it can give you the competitive edge needed to sell more real estate.

Leighton Dees
2:25p-3:10p
Community Center
Next-Level Time Management for REALTORS®

Workshop

The complete breakdown for staying on top of your game.

Andrew Sims
2:25p-3:10p
Pitch Practice
Building the Association of Tomorrow

Solo session

As REALTOR® Associations work to grow their value to their members' businesses, they are finding new ways to directly build the communities their members live, work and play in. From finding ways to integrate and utilize services like RPR data to get a seat at the table to working directly alongside public and private sector government and economic development partners on site selection projects, Associations can make a direct impact in the cities their members reside in by creating jobs and real estate opportunities. Come hear and share some examples of Smart Growth projects, working with city governments, and how you and your leadership can work to build the Association of tomorrow for your members and city. This is an open session where all ideas and sharing are welcome. 

Tracy Freeman
2:25p-2:45p
Speakeasy
Real Estate Therapy - how to not lose your mind as a REALTOR

Solo session

Description coming soon!

Zillow Group
2:50p-3:10p
Speakeasy
Inside the Evolution of Zillow’s Premier Agent Program

Workshop

Learn the history of Zillow's Premier Agent program and ask questions about the upcoming changes from someone who really knows.

Sunny Lake Hahn
3:25p-3:45p
Event Center
Setting Expectations

Solo session

 Prepare to be a little uncomfortable. Actions speak louder than words, and small moments matter. Set expectations beyond ordinary commerce with clients, your broker, and each other through consistency, showing up, and communication.

Bill Lublin
3:50p-4:10p
Event Center
Coming Soon listings - Kiss/Marry/Kill

Solo session

 Description coming soon!

Stephanie Shaw
3:25p-4:10p
Community Center
Head and Heart Alignment

Workshop

The workshop creates awareness regarding time management & priorities. It also delves into success and what that looks like. Success may not necessarily be a completion of tasks.

Jay Thompson
4:15p-4:45p
Event Center
Haters Gonna Hate! Brand Reputation in Today’s World

Solo session

It can take years to build a brand, and only seconds to destroy it. Learn how to monitor brand mentions, respond to trolls, cultivate brand ambassadors and generally survive in the high-speed online world of today.

5:00p-7:00p
ATV Rooftop
HAPPY HOUR

Wrap it all up with free drinks on the Atlanta Tech Village Rooftop.

GETTING THERE

Address

Atlanta Tech Village

3423 Piedmont Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

(404) 445-1525

Atlanta Tech Village is located in the heart of Buckhead at the corner of Lenox and Piedmont Road.

Enter and check-in

Enter Atlanta Tech Village on the 1st floor, either at the glass double doors at front entrance on Piedmont Rd, or through the double glass doors inside the parking deck.

Parking

Option 1:  Use the Prominence Building for parking

Located underneath the Wells Fargo building on Lenox Rd across Atlanta Tech Village.

Please check out this link to see directions and towards the bottom, you will find a map to the parking area.

Option 2:  Tower Place 200 garage 

3348 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta Ga 30326

Located next to the DoubleTree Hotel and the little park. The daily parking rates are $3.00 every half hour with a maximum of $15.00 for less than 12 hours.

Public Transportation (MARTA)

Atlanta Tech Village is easily accessible from the airport via MARTA train at the Buckhead Stop.

Lodging

HOTEL Prices subject to change

Hampton Inn Atlanta-Buckhead

3398 Piedmont Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30305

$109.00 (Kings & Doubles)

(404) 233-5656 

Call to get special event rates:

Tell them you are with Atlanta Tech Village

Client Name: ATLANTA TECH VILLAGE

Client ID: 0003073252

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Buckhead

3092 Piedmont Road Atlanta, GA 30305

$109 (Kings & Doubles) or $129 (King Studio Suite)

(800) 834-7015

Call to get special event rates:

Make reservations and request the Atlanta Tech Village rate. Rates include breakfast, internet, and a free shuttle (Monday – Friday)

Intercontinental Buckhead

3315 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

$205.00 for deluxe accommodations during the week and $155.00 for the weekends

(877) 834-3613

Call to get special event rates:

Call  and reference the “Neighborhood Rate” for Atlanta Tech Village

Spring Hill Suites by Marriott (the hotel right behind the Village)

3459 Buckhead Loop NE, Atlanta, GA 30326

$152 and includes breakfast and internet.

(404) 844-4800

Call to get special event rates:

Ask for the Atlanta Tech Village rate using code 0VG.

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