Representatives from RE/MAX Alliance Group recently attended the 100th annual Florida Realtors® Convention & Trade Expo held August 24th to 28th, 2016, at Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando, Florida.
RE/MAX Alliance Group attendees included David Clapp, Roger Piro, Adam Chicoine, Wendy Ross, Kari Battaglia, Sandra Newell, Lisa Gillaspy, Stafford Starcher, Linda Starcher, Helen Carlsen, Marie Avery and Carol VanDoren.
A centennial in the making, this year’s Celebration100 brought Realtors from around the state together to discuss key issues that shape their profession and the state association. Members attended more than 35 education sessions on topics such as new trends in real estate, building successful teams and converting leads into business.
The 100th anniversary convention featured Jay Leno, former “Tonight Show” host and world-famous stand-up comedian, who spoke to a packed audience. Convention-goers also enjoyed a “Party on the Moon” dance concert to celebrate 100 years of making a difference to their profession and their communities. Meanwhile, keynote speaker Dan Thurmon demonstrated the value of staying “Off Balance On Purpose!” during the Keynote Awards Luncheon. Real estate professionals also visited this year’s Trade Expo, featuring more than 170 exhibitors with the latest products, technology and other business tools.
Sponsors for the 2016 convention included: Listing Power Tools; Miami Association of Realtors; Northeast Florida Association of Realtors, Metro Market Trends; RealtyWEB.Net; Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association; My Florida Regional MLS; Minto Communities; Orlando Regional Realtor Association; Century21 LLC; Emerald Coast Association of Realtors; Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee; Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches; Absolute Home Mortgage Corp.; Florida Realtors PAC; and Citibank.
Florida Realtors® serves as the voice for real estate in Florida and provides programs, services, ongoing education, research and legislative representation to its 155,000 members in 55 local boards/associations throughout Florida.
RE/MAX Alliance Group is the #1 RE/MAX franchise in Florida for both transactions and sales volume. The company ranks #7 in the country and #15 in the world among RE/MAX offices, both based on transactions. With more than 300 agents and staff, RE/MAX Alliance Group offers residential and commercial real estate solutions throughout Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties, with offices in Sarasota, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, University Park, Venice, Siesta Key and Englewood. For more information, please visit www.alliancegroupfl.com.
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For more information about RE/MAX Alliance Group, please contact Sheila Brannan Longo of Thomas & Brannan Communications at (941) 355-3006 or Sheila@thomasbrannan.com.