Upcoming events

    • 06/08/2018
    • 8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Abbington Distinctive Banquets, 3S002 IL-53, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
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    We look forward to seeing you at our annual event, which provides an opportunity for you to learn valuable information from industry professionals. 

    This full-day program is approved by the IDFPR, allowing you to earn six hours of instructor development training that may be used by:

    • Pre-License Education Instructors who are required to complete a course for their license renewal
    • Continuing Education Instructors who are required to complete a course for their license renewal
    • Candidates for approval as Continuing Education Instructors.
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    PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
    June 8, 2018  |  8:45 am to 4:00 pm
    Abbington Distinctive Banquets, Glen Ellyn, Illinois (map)

    Good to Great - Elevating Your Presentations
    Theresa Barnabei is recognized as one of the most inspirational speakers in her field, focused on getting students to take action that will make a difference in their own lives.  She is a real estate educator and national trainer who has presented to associations, brokers, and other educators throughout the country.  Theresa is an active member of the Real Estate Educators Association (REEA).  

    In this 3-hour instructor development workshop, Theresa will  walk attendees through a 5-step process that when applied, enables instructors and presenters to elevate their presentations from "Good to Great"!  This presentation will help to improve your skills, including classroom management, instructor and student engagement, interactive learning segments, time management, and more.  


    Kreg Allison, Director of the IDFPR Division of Real Estate
    Director Allison will present important information about relevant legislative and regulatory changes that impact Illinois real estate licensees.  This valuable session will include a Q&A opportunity. 


    Commercial Real Estate for Educators:
    An Introduction
    Martin Norkett and Vito Zivoli, CCIM.  As you probably know, residential brokers have many skills that translate easily into commercial practice.  However, providing industry-specific instruction, defining key terms, and exploring technological tools is integral to student success. The commercial approach requires a dramatic shift from a B-to-C (business to consumer) mindset to a B-to-B (business to business) mindset. 

    In this session, the presenters will:
    • compare commercial practice areas, including office, retail, multi-family, industrial, and niche.
    • explore the various commercial information exchanges (CIE), social and professional networking options, and marketing tools used in the commercial practice.
    • define key terminology used by commercial brokers.
    • recommend next steps and additional resources for those interested in learning more.
    Overall, this session will provide a valuable introduction to some of the most important commercial real estate concepts.

    Risk in the Real Estate Industry... and How to Manage It
    By member demand, Jon Schildt returns again this year to expand on topics introduced at last year's ITC.  He will provide an overview of the most common types of lawsuits against real estate agents, and then examine ways to manage and mitigate the risks, including internal controls and the use of insurance.


    Cybersecurity for the Real Estate Transaction
    Michael Weinstein, from the Chicago Title Insurance Company, will discuss important issues affecting real estate transactions.  Topics will include:
    • FBI statistics on real estate cyber-crime
    • Wire fraud as it relates to closings
    • Who do the hackers target
    • Methods used by hackers to obtain confidential information
    • Safety measures and recovery options for the victims
       

     Don't Delay, Register Today! 


    Event Sponsors & Exhibitors Include

     Performance Programs Company            Calculated Risk Advisors  


    Azure Horizons, Inc - Protecting Your Business I.T. A$$et$        Chicago Title Insurance Company


    Dearborn Real Estate Education                   


    Hondros Education Group       Pix by Painter


    Stewart Title       


    This event offers sponsors excellent exposure and opportunities to interact with attendees.
    To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Jo Letwaitis at 630-200-1149.

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