Annual Convention & Expo

September 24–27, 2017
Duke Energy Convention Center & Hilton Netherlands Plaza, Cincinnati, OH.

Meeting 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.

Sunday September 24
8:00 am–12:00 pmOAR Leadership Academy

Hyatt Regency-Wolverine AB

8:30 am–5:00 pmCRS 120 Converting Leads into Closings - Chandra Hall

Hilton Netherland-Rookwood Room

Hosted by Kentucky REALTOR® Institute
Sponsored by: Kentucky CRS Chapter

CREDIT:

  • 8 CRS Credits
  • 8 GRI Elective Credit
  • 8 CE Elective Hours - Kentucky
  • 6.5 CE Elective Hours - Ohio
11:00 am–7:00 pmRegistration- Hyatt Hotel (Sunday Only)

Hyatt Regency-Wildcat- 3rd Floor

Pickup Materials that include Major Investor Ballgame tickets and Aquarium tickets

1:00–4:00 pmA Major Investor Hit at the Reds Game (KYR/OAR)

This event is for RPAC Major Investors and will require registration.

Buses for this event will be running from the Hyatt

6:15–6:30 pmOAR Realtors with Heart Unveiling Donated AED

Newport Aquarium

6:30–9:30 pmKYR/OAR Meet & Greet at the Newport Aquarium

This is a ticketed event and requires registration.

Buses for this event will be running from the Hyatt beginning at 6 PM

Penguin Encounter @ 7 PM in Shore Gallery

Baby Alligator Encounter @ 7:30 PM in Shore Gallery

Sponsored by BB&T Mortgage

6:30–9:30 pmKYR/OAR Past Presidents Dinner - Metropolitan Club

A bus will be picking up at 6 PM at the Hilton

Monday September 25
7:00–8:15 amKYR Leadership Team Breakfast/Meeting (Closed Meeting)

Hilton Netherland-Salon BC

8:00 am–6:00 pmKYR/OAR Registration

Registration will be held at the Duke Energy Convention Center-3rd Floor

8:30–10:00 amKYR/OAR Equal Opportunity and Diversity

Two representatives from the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will be discussing implicit bias. 

Duke Energy Convention Center

Room 233

8:30–9:00 amKYR/OAR Convention Orientation

Oreintation for First Time convention goers

Duke Energy Convention Center

Rooms 230/231

9:00 am–12:00 pmThe Yelp Effect (Reputation Management) - Terry Watson

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom A/B

  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Kentucky
  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Ohio

This course provides the practitioner with real world tools to give the public extremely thorough disclosures, realistic and true anticipated costs and procedures, and extremely detailed and honest explanations of what to expect during their real estate transaction, to help the public avoid problems, liabilities, missteps and/or unlawful acts.

Sponsored by Communities First

9:00 am–12:00 pmRemodel Your Marketing Strategy-Panel

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom C

  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Kentucky
  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Ohio

This session is designed to provide agents with easy and affordable tools and tips that will assist them in innovating their marketing strategy to save time while providing value to their clients. 

Panelists: Tarek Kamil, Sara Jackson, Rachel Folz, Glenn Hartong, Matt Doole

Spnsored by Discover Publications

9:00 am–12:00 pmShift Happens - Generation and Business Trends - Adorna Carroll

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom D

  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Kentucky
  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Ohio

Real estate brokers and agents do not drive the real estate industry-the consumer and their needs do. This is a mind-blowing reality check that highlights the differences in consumer communication needs with 5 generations of buyers and sellers in the game for the first time. This course helps you realize that we can no longer do things the way we have always done them and continue to survive. 

9:00–10:00 amOAR RPAC Trustees

Hyatt Regency- Buckeye AB

9:00–10:00 amOAR Past Presidents Meeting

Hyatt Regency- Hoosier AB

9:00–10:00 amOAR Products and Services Committee

Hyatt Regency- Mountaineer

9:15–10:45 amKYR Governmental Affairs Committee

Hilton Netherland-Rookwood Room

9:15–9:45 amKYR Audit Committee Meeting (Closed Meeting)

Hilton Netherland-Salon BC

9:30–10:30 amKYR Product Review Task Force (Closed Meeting)

Hilton Netherland-Salon HI

10:00–11:30 amOAR Enlarged Legislative Committee

Duke Energy Convention Center- 2nd floor- Room 232

10:00–11:00 amKYR Investment Committee

Hilton Netherland-Salon DE

11:00 am–12:00 pmKYR Finance Committee

Hilton Netherland-Salon DE

11:00 am–12:00 pmKYR Bylaws, Policies & Procedures Committee

Hilton Netherland-Salon HI

11:00 am–12:00 pmKYR RPAC Trustees

Hilton Netherland-Rookwood Room

12:00–1:00 pmKentucky CRS Luncheon

Hilton Netherland-Belvedere Room

12:15–1:30 pmOAR TLT Luncheon

Hyatt Regency- Bluegrass AB

1:00–4:00 pmCreating and Finding New Business (YPN Panel) - Adorna Carroll & Marilou Butcher-Roth

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom C

  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Kentucky
  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Ohio

1st Hour: Adorna Carroll-Before you can generate business you need to clarify and articulate your value. This portion of the session is an overview of methods to differentiate yourself from your competition.

2nd Hour: Marilou Butcher-Roth-We all start out with great intentions and yet, sometimes, our actions fall short, leaving us with a less than desirable outcome. In this section of the course we will explore how to easily achieve through consistency.

3rd Hour: YPN Panel-Michelle Billins, Heather Dunn, Laura Disney, Randy Newsome

1:00–2:00 pmKREC Round Tables

Duke Energy Convention Center - 2nd floor- Room 235

Take this opportunity to stop in and meet your Commissioners and ask the quesitons you've always wanted to ask.

2:00–5:00 pmEasify 101: Relationship Marketing Made Easy - Terry Watson

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom A/B

  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Kentucky
  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Ohio

This course examines the "real world", professional and marketing issues that can sabotage the work of committed, ambitious REALTORS, and demonstrates why good people consistently fail. Learn how to improve and manage relationships, how to elevate production, how to close transactions efficiently and how to work smarter, not harder.

(Co-sponsored by CRS and Communities First)

2:00–5:00 pmBusiness Issues Keeping Brokers/Managers Up at Night - Adorna Carroll

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom D

  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Kentucky
  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Ohio

for Brokers & Managers

Running a business and keeping it are two different things. Owners, Managers and Team Leaders need to keep their eye on some key components and the wrong decisions can cost them their business and agents.

2:00–3:30 pmOAR CI Committee

Hyatt Regency- Buckeye AB

2:30–4:00 pmKYR/OAR AE Workshop - Guest Speaker, Gerry Allen, NAR Managing Director, Campaign Services

Hyatt Regency- Findlay's 

2:30–3:30 pmNAR Directors (KYR & OAR) - Conducted by Charlie Oppler and Sheri Meadows

Hyatt Regency-Wolverine AB

2:30–3:30 pmKYR/OAR RPR Mobile: Anytime, Anywhere Data and Reports


Instructor: Steve Bagby

Successful agents consistently seek new strategies that will grow and brand their businesses, maximize their time, and help them gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. Fortunately, all of those objectives, and more, can be met by tapping into RPR Mobile.
The session will show you how to:

  • Use your handheld device to instantly view any nearby property.
  • Search for properties to find listing, sales, valuation, assessment, deed, foreclosure, school, photos, maps, and market trend information.
  • Explore the new mobile CMA tool.
  • Create and send customized, client-friendly reports with a few quick clicks.
3:00–4:00 pmOAR Nominating Committee

Hyatt Regency- Mountaineer

4:30–6:30 pm"Building the Momentum" (OAR Installation of 2018 Leadership)

Ohio Open Cocktail Reception to install 2018 Officers

Hyatt Regency- Grand Ballroom

Co-sponsored by CRS & Fifth Third Bank

5:00–6:00 pmLeadershipKYR Reception

Hilton Netherland-Salon HI

6:00–8:00 pmKYR Installation Dinner for 2018 President Steve Cline

Hilton Netherland-Hall of Mirrors

Sponsored by Century Mortgage

6:30–10:30 pmOAR/KYR B & B Riverboats Cruise ($100 --Funds to RPAC)

Set sail for a three-hour tour!

Shuttle starts at 6:30 at Hyatt Regency

Boat boards at 7 PM- Sets sail at 8 PM- Returns at 10 PM

Co-sponsored by Howard Hanna

8:00–11:00 pmJoint Installation After Party with Soul Circus

Open to KYR/OAR 

Hilton Netherland-Hall of Mirrors

Sponsored by University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union

Tuesday September 26
7:30 am–7:00 pmKYR/OAR Registration - Duke Energy Convention Center

Duke Energy Convention Center- 3rd floor

7:30–9:30 amOAR RPAC Recognition Breakfast

Featuring Charlie Cook

Hyatt Regency- Grand Ballroom

8:00–11:00 amStay Out of Court & Stay in Business-Bruce Aydt

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom D

  • 3 CE Law Hours - Kentucky
  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Ohio

Learn to avoid common mistakes that might lead to getting into a property disclosure claim for fraud, misrepresentation or negligence! Property disclosure and condition issues are the leading cause of lawsuits and claims against real estate licensees! This course examines what the risks are and how to manage and reduce mistakes by understanding the concepts of property disclosure. Rather than simply talking about what "the law" is, this course gives you practical tools to stay out of those claims and stay out of court!

 

 

8:00–10:00 amKYR Board of Directors Meeting

Hilton Netherland-Hall of Mirrors

10:00 am–12:00 pmWHERE EXCELLENCE MEETS! GRAND SESSION (All Attendees Welcome)

Duke Energy Convention Center

Grand Ballroom A

Announcing the KYR/OAR REALTOR of the Year

Keynote Speaker:  Greg Wooldridge, Navy Seals Blue Angels

Vacation Giveaway Sponsored by First Federal Lakewood

12:15–1:45 pmKYR/OAR Combined AE Luncheon

Hilton Netherland-Continental Room

Presentation Sponsored by Realtor.com

12:15–1:45 pmKYR/OAR Combined Board Presidents/Presidents -elect Luncheon

Hyatt Regency- Ballroom EF

12:15–1:45 pmOAR/KYR Lunchbox for Techies: Vlog Like A Boss: How to Kill It Online with Video Blogging

with Amy Schmittaur

Do you need a video strategy that cuts through the noise? There are so many options for video today (and so many brands doing it poorly) that it can be difficult to know where to start and how to stand out. Amy Schmittauer is a business owner, YouTuber and best selling author of the book Vlog Like a Boss: How to Kill it Online with Video Blogging. Discover her blueprint for personal connection and brand awareness through "vlogging" with actionable tactics that will position you as the leading resource in your field, and more importantly activate a rabidly-loyal community who will lift you up for a lifetime. 

Sponsored by Ohio Housing Finance Agency

Hyatt Regency- Ballrooms ABC

12:15–1:45 pmOhio Legal Action Luncheon

Hyatt Regency- Wolverine AB

1:00–2:30 pmRESPA: Is There Such a Thing as a Free Lunch ? (Legal Issues Forum) - Phil Schulman

Duke Energy Convention Center

Rooms 232

  • 1.5 CE Elective Hours - Ohio

 

1:00–4:00 pmYouTube, Video Marketing & Data Security - Juanita McDowell

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom D

  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Kentucky
  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Ohio

Time to take your business to the next level by implementing a video marketing strategy and ensuring you stay safe online. The first half of this highly entertaining and informative program will show you how to use videos to generate leads and gain customer loyalty. The second half will help you put proper safeguards in place to prevent malware and viruses from destroying your real estate business. 

Co-sponsored by CRS

1:00–4:00 pmBig League Hard Ball: A Workshop on Commercial/Investment Real Estate - Tom Lundstedt

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom C

  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Kentucky
  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Ohio

This is the perfect solution for commercial-investment professionals who are tired of attending seminars that focus on issues related to residential REALTORS. All across America there are real estate investors who have owned their property for many years. The property might even be totally paid for. Many of these investors believe themselves to be investment geniuses! This session demonstrates that property owners can greatly boost the rate of return-and increase their wealth-by moving the equity from their current property to one, or more, new properties. It's a powerful way to increase listings, plus make more sales. 

1:00–2:00 pmKREC Round Tables

Duke Energy Convention Center - 2nd floor- Room 235

Take this opportunity to stop in and meet your Commissioners and ask the questions you've always wanted to ask.

1:45–2:30 pmOhio Young Professionals Council Meeting

Hyatt Regency- Hoosier AB

2:00–5:00 pmETHICS: The Measure of Professionalism-Bruce Aydt

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom A/B

  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Kentucky
  • 3 CE Core Ethics - Ohio
  • NAR Ethics Credit

The student will identify common themes and articles of the Code and Canons of Ethics, strive to be informed on issues affecting real estate and identify and take steps to eliminate bad business practices in protecting the public. The student will demonstrate knowledge of the enforcement process, disciplinary actions possible and analyze in depth case study examples. 

Sponsored by InFocus Real Estate Group

Introduced by Joe Mock as Professional Standards Chair

2:00–3:30 pmOAR Finance Committee

Hyatt Regency- Mountaineer

2:30–3:30 pmKYR/OAR RPR Mobile: Anytime, Anywhere Data and Reports

Duke Energy Convention Center-2nd floor- Room 235
Instructor: Steve Bagby

Successful agents consistently seek new strategies that will grow and brand their businesses, maximize their time, and help them gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. Fortunately, all of those objectives, and more, can be met by tapping into RPR Mobile.

The session will show you how to:

  • Use your handheld device to instantly view any nearby property.
  • Search for properties to find listing, sales, valuation, assessment, deed, foreclosure, school, photos, maps, and market trend information.
  • Explore the new mobile CMA tool.
  • Create and send customized, client-friendly reports with a few quick clicks.

 

4:00–5:00 pmOAR Member & Director Forum

Duke Energy Convention Center- 2nd floor- Room 232

4:15–5:15 pmKYR Region Caucus Meetings

Duke Energy Convention Center-2nd floor

Region 1: Room 238

Region 2: Room 237

Region 3: Room 250

Region 4: Room 251

Region 5: Room 252

Region 6: Room 234

5:00–6:00 pmKYR Voter Assistance Room

Duke Energy Convention Center- 2nd floor- Room 235 

5:30–10:00 pm"A Most Excellent" EXPO Opening Reception & Party with DJ Downtown Ernie Brown

Duke Energy Convention Center

Ballrooms A/B

Sponsored by OACC

5:30–8:30 pm"Bourbon, Bling & Buckeyes" an RPAC Fund Raiser

Duke Energy Convention Center 

Ballroom B

6:30–9:30 pmOAR Distinguished Services Award Dinner
7:00–8:30 pmOAR's Excellent President's Sales Club Dinner

Hyatt Regency-Ballroom

Sponsored by Coldwell Banker West Shell Coldwell Banker King Thompson

8:30–12:00 amKYR/OAR YPN's Night on the Rhine

Sponsored by Berkshire Hathaway Professional Home Services

Wednesday September 27
8:00 am–1:00 pmKYR/OAR Registration - Duke Energy Convention Center

Duke Energy Convention Center- 3rd floor

8:00 am–1:00 pmExpo Open

Duke Energy Convention Center

Ballroom A

8:00–9:30 amKYR/OAR MLS Forum

Duke Energy Convention Center-2nd floor- Room 232

Andrew Dorn with realtor.com's "Results" series will be discussing the latest tools and tehcnology and how top agents are utilizing new technologies to yield greater results.

Sponsored by Realtor.com

8:00–9:00 amContinental Breakfast in the EXPO sponsored by PNC Bank

Duke Energy Convention Center 

Ballroom B

9:00 am–12:00 pmTeam Dynamics for Brokers - Pam Ermen

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom C

  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Kentucky
  • 3 CE Elective Hours - Ohio

Get prepared for the Team Dynamic! Your top producers want to grow and team formation can be an enticing and rewarding way to do it...if you're ready for it. Find out how preparation and planning can develop teams that contribute to the growth, recruitment, retention and proftability of your office. You'll learn about the 5 Growth Stages of Teams, developing policies and procedures and how to maximize this dynamic into a positive force!

9:00 am–12:00 pm22 Compelling Issues in Real Estate - Chris Finney

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom A/B

  • 3 hours Core Law - Ohio

Review listing and contract fundamentals as well as purchase contract provisions. Also discussed will be scams and how to avoid them, the CFPB forms and procedures, the Good Funds law in Ohio and advertising rules.

 

9:00 am–12:00 pmScared Straight: How to Avoid the Disclosure Lawsuit- Jason Vaughn

Duke Energy Convention Center

Junior Ballroom D

  • 3 CE Law Hours - Kentucky

This course gives an inside look at disclosure issues ranging from patent and latent defects, liabilities and due diligence to the various types of fraud that can occur in real estate. The course also touches on the serious issues that can arise from the Seller Disclosure of Property Condition Form if not handled correctly and the main causes that trigger a problem. Don't let yourself or your clients fall into a lawsuit trap during a real estate transaction. This course will help prevent that from happening. 

9:00–11:00 amOAR Executive Committee

Hyatt Regency- Buckeye AB

9:00–11:00 amKYR Voter Assistance Room

Duke Energy Convention Center- Room 235 (2nd Floor)

11:45 am–1:00 pmLunch and EXPO Door Prize Giveaway

Duke Energy Convention Center

Ballroom A/B

Sponsored by Century 21

1:00–1:30 pmOAR Director Check In

Hyatt Regency- Ballroom Foyer

1:30–3:00 pmKYR Delegate Body, Annual Meeting & Awards

Hilton Netherland-Hall of Mirrors

1:30–3:00 pmOAR Board of Directors

Presentation of the OAR Community Service Award

Hyatt Regency- Ballroom