Tuesday, October 16

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Set Up – all confirmed exhibitors will be given setup schedule.

Wednesday, October 17

9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. ABoR Annual Meeting and Keynote Presentation
This year's Annual Meeting is jam-packed, so arrive early! Keynote Joseph Rand, Chief Creative Officer for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate | Rand Realty, will share insights from his book, Disruptors, Discounters, and Doubters. Rand will review five reasons why the real estate industry is facing disruption and 10 ways the industry can overcome those challenges by improving the quality of the work we do for our clients. 2018 ABoR President Steve Crorey will review our 2018 Annual Report as well as share exciting developments coming in 2019. And you’ll get a chance to hear from our 2019 ABoR Board of Directors candidates, too!

11:00 a.m. Realty Round Up Trade Show Grand Opening
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Realty Round Up Trade Show Opens
Education Classes
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Homesnap Pro 101 | Room 4
Presenter: Ana Johnson, Homesnap Agent Trainer
Tackle the issues that are core to your business! This class will reveal tips, tricks, and best practices for mastering the top seven tools within Homesnap Pro. Carving out a few minutes to learn these tools will change your daily habits, making you more efficient and productive in your business while on the go.

11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Frustrated With Your Health Insurance? You DO Have Options! | Room 1
Presenter: USHEALTH Advisors, ABoR Affiliate Member
We work with people who pay for their own health insurance and are frustrated with the high costs and high deductibles these days, as well as the limited network doctors to choose from. We can help! USHEALTH Advisors offers an association group plan that allows you to use any doctor and any hospital…anywhere! And, since we are a private insurance group (not part of the ACA or the Healthcare Exchange), we typically save our members 25-40 percent on their monthly premiums! Come to our Realty Round Up presentation and visit our booth for more details.

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

TransactionDesk | Room 2
TREC #33842 | Provider # 0127, ABoR | 2 CE Hours
Presenter: Jack Sellers, ABoR Trainer and Marketing Representative

This class will give you an overview of the popular MLS transaction and document management software, TransactionDesk by Instanet Solutions. You’ll start by learning the new document upload process for a listing in Matrix, and then go in-depth for details about the features TransactionDesk can provide your business – including the free e-signature tool, Authentisign, and unlimited document cloud storage through DocBox. The TransactionDesk platform is included in your MLS subscription. There will be time for a Q&A at the end of the training session.

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Matrix 360 Demonstration | Room 1
Presenter: Shonda Paul, CoreLogic Senior Product Manager
Matrix 360 brings together Realist and Matrix in a whole new way. Stop by to get to scoop on what this new Matrix version can do for your business!

12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Connecting the Dots - How to Set Up Your Clients’ Utilities | Room 5
Presenter: 360 Home Connect, ABoR Affiliate Member
Learn how to go the extra mile for your clients (without all the extra legwork) by adding one simple, speedy, and cost-free step to your closing process. We'll go over how your clients can skip waiting on hold and quickly activate their water, gas, electric, internet, phone, cable, etc. in just one phone call to an authorized retailer for all the providers that service central Texas – 360 Home Connect. Join us to start taking credit for making the most boring part of the move a total cinch for your buyers!

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Success Faster: Effectively Re-launch Your Real Estate Career | Room 3
TREC #34900 | Provider #0127, ABoR | 3 CE Hours
Presenter: Julie Nelson
Assist agents in gaining stability, predictability, happiness, and cash flow. This course provides a roadmap to starting over, covering topics such as actions plans that get results quickly, treating your business like a business, capitalizing on the things you enjoy the most, what to say, the 7 Power Questions, work/life balance, systems, and more!

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Social Media: Branding, Video Storytelling, and Analytics | Room 2
TREC #32003 | Provider #0127, ABoR | 2 CE Hours
Presenter: Rob Contreras
This class will provide real-estate professionals with an explanation of the latest trends and tactics surrounding social media. The basics of social media will be reviewed as attendees take a deeper dive into the essentials of branding, storytelling, video, and analytics. Attendees will also explore the rapidly changing environment of social media as well as the strategies necessary to be successful on these platforms.

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Solving Your Buyers' #1 Problem | Room 1
Presenter: Sean Moss, SVP, Director of Operations and Customer Support, Down Payment Resource
Surveys and data consistently show that the down payment is buyers' biggest obstacle to homeownership, reducing your pipeline of potential buyers. What can you do to prevent this challenge from slowing your business? Down Payment Resource is available to all ABoR members at no additional cost and it matches your clients to the down payment programs in your market. Learn how find and set up your personal Down Payment Connect landing page on your website, blog, email signature, and social media. You promote your page and you keep all your leads.

2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Austin Energy: Serving Your Clients | Room 4
Presenter: Austin Energy, ABoR Affiliate Club Member
A panel presentation on Austin Energy services that benefit homeowners and how to market these homes in the City of Austin.

3:45 p.m.

Grand Prize Drawing
Location: VIP Lounge in Exhibit Hall
Be sure to turn in your completed punch card and gather in the VIP Lounge for the opportunity to win one of many exciting prizes, such as:

  • *Six-month MLS subscription
  • *Apple Watch
  • *Gift cards and more!

The ABoR Foundation will also be announcing the Audi Q5 Car Raffle winner benefiting the ABoR Foundation Scholarship Fund.

4:00 p.m. Realty Round Up Trade Show closes
4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Tear Down
4:30 to 6:30 p.m. AYREP Happy Hour
REALTOR® Members Free
Affiliates $10
Location: Uncle Billy's 1530 Barton Springs Road Austin, Texas 78704