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OCTOBER 20, 2015

MAMMEL HALL - UNO - 6708 Pine Street, Omaha, NE
    with 13 New topics never offered before.
    from all around the country.
    Broker Approved Training.
Register for MARTECH15   


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Director of Member Engagement for National Association of REALTORS®, an industry veteran since 1996,  and former Minnesota REALTOR® is a student of marketing, communications trends, social media, and technology in the real estate industry having implemented and adapted various new school techniques to his successful brick and mortar business. Nobu brings insight and context of agent, brokerage and association issues up the national pipeline and delivers value-added information down, both in person and through the digital domain. Nobu graduated from the University of Alaska Anchorage.

High Touch, Low Tech Real Estate

Times:10:00 - 11:00 am; 2:15 - 3:15 pm; 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Main Goal: Get practical tips and tricks on using technology, branding and the web in the consumer real estate journey. Includes information on how to protect clients, listings, and reputation, online.

What Buyers and Sellers Want

Time:10:00 - 11:00 am; 2:15 - 3:15 pm; 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Main Goal: Get an update on consumer real estate trends, learn what their real estate wants and needs are and learn how to deliver it to them in a consumer-centric way.

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Expert presenter, top-producing agent, and author excelled in the industry and quickly became a top producer for national real estate companies. He once listed 30 homes in 30 days, and three times in his career, he pended over 30 transactions in a month! In 1994, he opened Niego Real Estate and has served over 2,600 families on the Southside of Chicago, almost all by referral. Joe graduated from Lewis University and in 1987 was the second draft choice of the Houston Rockets. He was even featured in the Chicago Historical Society Museum as a highlight of their CityScape exhibit.

How to be a Goal Scorer

Time: 8:45 am - 9:45 am
Main Goal: Provide you step-by-step methods to achieve your most stubborn goal.


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Senior Manager of Member Services for Luxury Portfolio International® has been with the program since 2010. She is the primary account manager for Luxury Portfolio members handling onboarding and recruiting of new brokers, training, and account administration of the Luxury Portfolio program. With a professional Bachelor of Architecture degree from Syracuse University, Anne previously worked as a project designer on luxury hospitality and retail projects for architectural firms in Chicago and Boston neighborhoods. Prior to joining the Luxury Portfolio team, Anne began her real estate career working in leasing and property management for several properties in Chicago’s Lakeview and Lincoln Park neighborhoods.

Using Luxury Portfolio to Grow Your Luxury Business

Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm; 2:15 - 3:15 pm; 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Main Goal: Learn to utilize the tools and benefits of the Luxury Portfolio® program to grow your luxury business.


CRP, GMS, GRI - Executive Vice President of Relocation and Corporate Services for @properties. During a 25-year career, he has become one of the most prolific managers of relocation and referral business in the Chicagoland real estate industry. He is responsible for developing and managing relationships with third-party relocation firms, overseeing relocation business among @properties’ brokers, and managing broker-to-broker referrals through the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® network. John graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. Prior to joining @properties, John spent 11 years growing and managing the relocation divisions of two large Chicago-area brokerage firms.

Differentiating Yourself as a Trusted Real Estate Advisor

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am; 11:15 am - 12:15 pm; 2:15 - 3:15 pm
Main Goal: This session will empower you with tools to differentiate yourself as a trusted real estate advisor vs a transactional agent.


Senior Vice President of Association and MLS Services for Realtors Property Resource® works with REALTOR® associations and MLSs to provide local and state training and communications. Karen shows REALTORS® how to use RPR (an NAR member benefit) to make more money in their business. Prior to RPR, she was the Government Affairs Director for the Kansas Association of REALTORS® for 17 years and President and CEO of Real Estate Business Resources, a business technology support subsidiary of the Kansas Association of REALTORS® for 11 years. Karen received her Juris Doctor degree from Washburn University School of Law.

Getting the Edge with RPR’s Investor Tools
Advanced Technology Session!

Time: 2:15 - 3:15 pm
Main Goal: Learn how you can leverage RPR for a buyer purchasing a residential investment “flipper” property that they can improve and resell. Learn how to help a client looking for a property they can rent as a revenue stream. Because residential practitioners sometimes have clients who need a commercial property, you will learn how to help a small business owner locate the perfect vacant lot or existing business.

RPR Mobile for Apple/Android Phones – Smart Phones for Smart Agents
Advanced Technology Session! Login with smartphone.

Time: 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
Main Goal: A lab based class where students will be able to follow along with instructor on their Apple or Android smart phone to see how to take the information and power of RPR out into the field to provide information to help customers and clients make smart choices.

RPR Mobile for iPads and Android Tablets
Advanced Technology Session! Login with your tablet.

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am
Main Goal: A lab based class where students will be able to follow along with the instructor on their Apple or Android tablet to see how to take the information and power of RPR out into the field to provide information to help customers and clients make smart choices.

Who are the People in the Neighborhood? Blow Your Competition Away with “Sesame Street” Reports for Your Clients!
Advanced Technology Session!

Time: 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Main Goal: Learn how to easily access the wealth of neighborhood and schools information in RPR to educate buyer clients, give insight into the market, school ranking scores, walk scores, education levels and occupations of those who live there, what the folks in the neighborhood do for fun, even what kind of cars they drive.

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President, Owner and Publisher of ALH Publications Inc. has been passionate and actively involved in the Omaha metro’s philanthropic and charitable community for over 25 years. She publishes metroQUARTERLY, The Giving Guide & Event Book and 101 Things to Love About the Metro™! The Event Book is a resource guide to charity events and nonprofit giving guide. Her commitment to community is evidenced by numerous honors received over the years.

Building Your Business Through Community Service

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am; 2:15 - 3:15 pm
Main Goal: Get a better understanding about how community service and creating a successful business go hand in hand. Being involved in charitable causes and giving back opens up an entirely new funnel for networking which will ultimately connect you with potential clients for years to come.

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President and CEO of Real Estate Leadership, has degrees in Business Administration and Leadership Science and is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in New York State. He founded Real Estate Leadership to follow his career long passion for teaching, recruiting and leadership. As a 20 plus year veteran of the real estate industry, Lou was President of Hunt Real Estate - the largest ERA franchise in the world. Real Estate Leadership is the leading leadership training organization for the real estate industry. Lou is a master trainer and speaker having taught tens of thousands of real estate agents across North America for over 15 years. He graduated from Buffalo State College.

Taking Your Presentation to a Whole New Level of Professionalism

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am; 11:15 am - 12:15 pm; 2:15 - 3:15 pm; 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Main Goal: Focus on the key skill sets and activities for you to increase your sales activity by presenting correctly and increasing your listing presentation skills.


Director of Production at booj, oversees app and platform development. From mobile apps to web UX, Tyler has a passion for intelligent product design and development, powered by the infinite possibilities of the web. He believes that creative and inspiring design mixed with an intelligent user experience will make interactive applications the next artistic expression to define our century. Tyler earned a degree in Interactive Media Design from the Art Institute of Colorado.

CRM Reboot: Your Digital Assistant Anytime, Anywhere

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am; 11:15 am - 12:15 pm; 2:15 - 3:15 pm; 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Main Goal: Enhancements to the powerful NP Dodge CRM platform – empowering you to do more w/ less time.


Inbound Marketing Lead at booj, earned a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing from Black Hills State University. She joined booj in June of 2010 where she quickly grew into an SEO and online marketing role for The Enterprise Network. Katelyn writes SEO and content strategy documentation and produces training videos for members of The Enterprise Network. She posts her marketing tips regularly on The Enterprise SEO Juice Facebook Page. Katelyn is also the co-creator and designer of Ella Vine & Co., specializing in fun, fresh event prints.

Building a Long-Term Content Marketing Strategy

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am; 11:15 am - 12:15 pm; 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Main Goal: Discussing the benefits and long-term value behind building an effective content marketing machine through blogging and social media.



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