Sessions marketed with an * are private/invitation only events. You do not need to select your knowledge session in advance. However, space is limited so plan on arriving at least 5 minutes prior to the start of each session. All CE qualified sessions will be submitted for CE Marketplace certification. Sessions that appear with the CE Marketplace hours next to their titles have received the certification and are audit proof for all licensed attendees. (ex: 2.0 hrs) You must be scanned in and out of CE Marketplace certified sessions to receive credit.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM · Woodward CD

Trying Harder Won't Get You There - MindScan Pre-conference Workshop*

Jarrod Haning · MindSet Performance

This interactive workshop is not included in the Achieve full registration.
This visual representation is a Nobel Nominated assessment profile. Unlock your potential by revealing what your next breakthrough should be. The MindScan reveals the blindspot that could be holding you back and which of your natural strengths will be the key to overcoming it.

The fee for attending this session is $50 and includes lunch. Space is limited so don't delay registering.

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7:00 AM - 4:30 PM · Woodward Pre-Function

Michigan Realtors® Registration & Concierge Desk • sponsored by McClelland & Anderson

Let us welcome you to the 2018 Achieve! You can pick up your name badge, reception ticket, program book and other handy resources. Make sure to visit the sponsor tables to see how these great supporters can help you ring in a new year of success!

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7:30 - 9:00 AM · Woodward C

Continental Breakfast

Start your morning with a light breakfast and a little networking. The breakfast is included in your conference registration.

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8:45 - 9:00 AM · Woodward A-B

Welcome to Achieve & Tribute to 2017 Michigan Realtors® President, Jason Copeman

Sara Lipnitz · Max Broock Realtors®

We pay tribute to 2017 Michigan Realtors® President Jason Copeman as our 2018 President Sara Lipnitz welcomes all attendees and challenges them to "Go the Distance" this year!

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9:00 - 9:50 AM · Woodward A-B

This Would Be Funny If It Wasn't Happening To Me! - Jody Urquhart

Jody Urquhart

Sometimes life just gets in the way. Do you ever think, “Why can’t we just do things how we've always done them?” or “Why can’t people just leave me alone?” This hilarious and provocative presentation shows real estate professionals how to face stress and buoyantly navigate the future.
Through stand-up comedy, audience engagement and analogy, we will unfold the reality that navigating the future has replaced change management.

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9:50 - 10:15 AM · Woodward A-B

Legislative Update

Brad Ward · Michigan Realtors® and Brian Westrin · Michigan Realtors®

Live...or at least in one take. Hear the latest info on legislature that is impacting our industry.

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10:15 - 10:45 AM · Woodward C

Networking Break

Enjoy a complimentary beverage while collaborating with fellow leaders on ways to implement the fresh new ideas you have gained so far.

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10:45 AM - 12:15 PM · Woodward A-B

How We Lead Matters: The Habits of Highly Effective Boards - Cheryl Ronk

When boards lead by doing board work, they have a significant positive impact on the organization as a whole. Whether you serve on your local Realtor® board or a board in your community, understanding the importance of strategic discussions will make your work more fruitful.

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12:15 - 1:00 PM · Venetian Ballroom

RPAC Recognition Lunch

Celebrate those that have gone the distance with their RPAC donations. We will honor the 2017 Local Association RPAC Achievement Award winners at this lunchtime ceremony.

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1:30 - 2:45 PM

Breakouts by Board Size

Local leaders will attend breakout sessions based on their board/association size for an in-depth focus on the challenges they face.

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1:30 - 2:45 PM · Crystal Ballroom

Small Board Size

1:30 - 2:45 PM · Founders

Medium Board Size

1:30 - 2:45 PM · Woodward A-B

Large Board Size

3:20 - 3:40 PM · Woodward C

Networking Break

Enjoy a complimentary beverage while collaborating with fellow leaders on ways to implement the fresh new ideas you have gained so far.

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3:45 - 4:30 PM · Woodward A-B

Life Remodeled - Chris Lambert

Chris Lambert

While financial resources are critical to urban renewal, those with resources and those without must forge lasting partnerships that include the sharing of knowledge, experience and networking to sustain neighborhood revitalization. Regardless of the size of your community, you have the opportunity to make a lasting impact by remodeling lives, one neighborhood at a time.

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5:00 - 6:30 PM · Venetian Ballroom

President's Reception

Be Our Guest to celebrate the installation of the 2018 Michigan Realtors® President-Elect, Treasurer and newly elected Directors. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and two drink tickets per registered attendee. Thank you to our bar sponsors: Ticket for the President's Reception is included in your registration and required for admittance.

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6:30 - 10:30 PM · Metro Detroit

Local Association Night Out

Enjoy an evening with old and new friends. Local Associations are encouraged to plan group events for dinner this evening.

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7:00 - 10:30 AM · Woodward Pre-Function

Michigan Realtors® Registration & Concierge Desk • sponsored by McClelland & Anderson

7:15 - 8:30 AM · Woodward C

Achieve Breakfast Buffet

Fuel up with a complimentary breakfast buffet for all registered Achieve attendees as we prepare to cross the conference finish-line. Name badge required.

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8:20 - 10:00 AM · Woodward A-B

Real Estate in the Real World - Valerie Garcia

Valerie Garcia

What do electric cars, dry cleaning, and vending machine have to do with the way your customers are searching for you? This fun, fascinating look at the ways technology trends are impacting the real estate industry is sure to help you adapt to change and prepare for the future.

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10:00 - 10:20 AM · Woodward C

Networking Break

Enjoy a complimentary beverage while collaborating with fellow leaders on ways to implement the fresh new ideas you have gained so far.

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10:20 AM - 12:00 PM · Woodward A-B

Within the Law: NAR Edition - Jessica Edgerton

Jessica Edgerton · National Association of Realtors®

Learn more about the legislature impacting your business with a detailed legal update from NAR Legal Counsel.

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12:00 - 12:00 PM · Woodward Pre-Function

Achieve Adjourn

You made it to the finish-line! Join us for the next leg in the 2018 relay of events:

Broker Summit - April 25 @ The Inn at St. John's | Plymouth
Tech Edge - June 7 @ The Cadillac Room | Lansing
The Convention - September 26-28 @ Grand Traverse Resort | Traverse City
2019 Achieve - January 30-February 1 @ JW Marriott | Grand Rapids

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