Leadership Conference

December 6–7, 2017
Hyatt Regency Hotel, 401 West High Street, Lexington, Kentucky 40507

Registration closed 12/3/2017

Last updated 12/11/2017


Join other member leaders and volunteers at an event that creates opportunities to not only learn skills and techniques needed to lead at the association level, but also to make lasting connections and build relationships with colleagues from around the state. 

Keynote Speaker:

Tony Rubleski is currently the president of Mind Capture Group. His message is designed to help people ‘Capture’ more minds and profits. He is an in-demand speaker who’s given hundreds of presentations the past decade, a strategic business coach, and global event promoter with over 20+ years of experience in the personal development industry. His second book in the Mind Capture series went #1 in three different business categories with Amazon.com and received stunning reviews from a wide range of leaders in marketing, sales, psychology to academia and multiple New York Times bestselling authors. Book #4 in the series titled, Mind Capture: Leadership Lessons from Ten Trailblazers Who Beat the Odds and Influenced Millions, will re-release globally in late 2017 with New York publisher Morgan James. His work has been featured in various media outlets ranging from Toastmasters International Magazine, The Detroit Free Press, the FOX TV network, ABC, to CNN Radio, NPR and Entrepreneur Magazine Radio. In addition, he has also served as a Faculty member with both the U.S Chamber of Commerce and CEO Space International. 


Paul Bishop is the Vice President for Research at NAR. Dr. Bishop leads the Research Division’s survey and research activities including analysis of real estate business and policy issues. He is a frequent speaker at REALTOR® association events and commentator on market trends.

Prior to joining NAR in 2001, Dr. Bishop was a Senior Financial Economist in the Division of Insurance at the FDIC. Between 1991 and 1996, Dr. Bishop was a Senior Economist at the WEFA Group in the Regional Consulting and Forecasting Group where he managed the state and metropolitan area forecasting service and worked with clients on numerous consulting projects. Dr. Bishop earned his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign and resides in Alexandria, Virginia



The Leadership Conference is open to the following members:
- Local association presidents and president-elects
- KYR board of directors and delegate body
- KYR region directors
- KYR committee chairs and vice chairs
- KRI Trustees
- RPAC Trustees
- State Political Coordinators (SPCs)
- Federal Political Coordinators (FPCs)
- Local association executives and secretaries

Map to restaurants in the area



Hyatt Regency
401 West High Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40507

Book Online Reservation
Or call 800.233.1234 to book a room by phone. Reference Kentucky REALTORS when making a reservation. Cut-off is November 8.

Room rate:
$136/night for single
$146/night for double
Rates include a free breakfast at the BlueFire Grill

Welcome to Hyatt Regency Lexington, a hotel where luxury is commonplace and excellence is undisputed. There is no doubt that our location plays a huge role in our award-winning status. Considered the “Athens of the West”, Lexington is both parts cosmopolitan and casual. From the rustic, pastoral landscape of the past to the booming business sector of downtown, our hotel borrows these apparent contradictions and makes them compatible. Start your trip on the right foot with a friendly hello from our staff when you step through our front door. Take advantage of complimentary Wi-Fi and airport shuttle services. In our contemporary setting, guestrooms are equal parts gracious and spacious.

  • 366 spacious guestrooms
  • Indoor heated pool
  • Outdoor sun deck
  • The Shops at Lexington Center
  • BlueFire Bar & Grill
  • 24-hour StayFit™ gym  
  • 20,000 sq ft of flexible event space
  • Adjacent Lexington Convention Center
  • Free parking
  • 1-800-CHECK-IN™

Print-Friendly Schedule


We make every effort to provide an accurate schedule as early as possible, but changes happen. The meeting schedule is always subject to change. Please check back often to make sure you have the latest meeting schedule.

Wednesday December 6
8:45–9:45 amKYR Leadership Team Meeting

Reserved area in Blue Fire Grill (Hyatt Main Lobby)

10:00 am–12:00 pmRPAC Trustees Meeting

Hyttops Bar (Below Hyatt Lobby)

10:15–10:45 amAudit Committee - Mary Todd Lincoln Room (2nd Floor)
11:00 am–12:30 pmAE's Meeting (Regency Ballroom 3)
11:00 am–12:30 pmKRI Trustees Meeting- Mary Todd Lincoln Room (2nd Floor)
12:30–4:00 pmRegistration (Regency Ballroom Foyer)
1:00–1:15 pmOpening Remarks and Introductions 2018 KYR President Steve Cline - (Regency Ballroom)
1:15–2:30 pmLeadership Conference Kick-off - General Session (Regency Ballroom)

Tony Rubleski, Lessons from Trailblazers to Help You Effectively Lead in Today's Real Estate Industry

*Key leadership traits you can use to grow in any economy market

*How to stand out and get Mind Capture in a crowded, noisy and time-starved world

*The lessons from setback and great change and how to use them to your advantage

*Tips to renew and recharge yourself that you can bring back to your team, clients and key referral partners

2:30–2:45 pmBreak
2:45–3:45 pmPaul Bishop, NAR Vice President of Research (Regency Ballroom)
3:45–4:00 pmBreak
4:00–5:00 pmClosing General Session (Regency Ballroom)

Tony Rubleski- The Power of Innovation to Help You Become an Even Stronger Leader

*Why option-based thinking is essential to long-term success

*Seven proven ways to capture the power of innovation in your life to take more positive action

*In the age of digital why you must adapt your communication style to connect quickly and effectively with others you seek to influence and lead

*Proven ways to connect with almost anyone you meet

5:00–6:00 pmReception
Thursday December 7
8:00 am–1:00 pmRegistration (Regency Ballroom Lobby)
8:30–9:30 amTony Rubleski- Referral Magic: How to Keep People Coming Back to You Again & Again

(Regency Ballroom)

*The five key characteristics of today's customer

*Who the best sales people in the world are and what they do differently

*Simple, and highly effective ways to pick up more referral business

*Why we give and receive referrals

*Proven and effective ways to stay in touch with current and past clients/members


9:30–9:45 amBreak
9:45–10:45 amBreakout #1

2018 President Steve Cline- AE's, Presidents and President-elects


*Strat Plan

9:45–10:45 amBreakout #2

Government Affairs- FPC's, SPC's and all others

* Amy Wickliffe, McCarthy Strategic Solutions

*Pamela Gregory, KYR Governmental Affairs Director

10:45–11:30 amBreak/ Check Out
11:30 am–12:30 pmComplimentary Lunch - Regency Foyer/Ballrooms

Join us for lunch before the Board of Director's & Delegate Body Meeting 

12:30–3:00 pmBoard of Directors/Delegate Body Meeting (Regency Ballroom)

NOTE:  Delegates are required to be present during the Board of Director's Meeting.  To avoid duplicate reporting, all presentations that Delegates must vote on will be given during the Board of Directors Meeting.

Registration Fees

General Registration
Standard Registration Fee

Cancellation Policy

No cancellation policy has been defined for this meeting, so registrations for this meeting may not be cancelled online.

Exceptions to this policy due to extenuating circumstances may be made at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer. Please contact us if you need to cancel because of a special situation.