• Please select your knowledge session when registering for Achieve. 
    • Session seating will be on a first come, first served basis of pre-registered attendees. 
    • If you would like to attend a session you did not pre-register for, seating may be available at the start of the session. 
    • Leading up to the event, you may change sessions through the link in your email confirmation.
  • 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: 1.0 hr) You must be scanned in and out of CE Marketplace certified sessions to receive credit. 


7:30 AM - 4:00 PM · Coat Check

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

Welcome to your first stop at Achieve! Pick up your name badge, reception ticket, and program book. Make sure to visit the sponsor tables around the Pre-function space to start building those relationships early in the year! Charge up without missing a session. Visit our charging station, generously sponsored by Commission Express of Michigan.

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7:45 - 8:45 AM · Salon Pre-function

Continental Breakfast

Network with your fellow attendees while you enjoy a light breakfast. Included in your conference registration.

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8:30 - 8:50 AM · Salon AB

Welcome to Achieve - Matt Davis

Michigan Realtors® 2019 President Matt Davis starts the show by paying tribute to 2018 President Sara Lipnitz.

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8:50 - 9:50 AM · Salon AB

Opening Keynote: Game Time - Karim Ellis - sponsored by West Michigan Lakeshore Association of REALTORS®

Karim Ellis · Empowered Education Unlimited

You won't be Sorry as you learn these leadership principles that will both inspire and motivate you. Your Clue to success can be found within these techniques as you step out of your comfort zone and take a Risk to positively impact someone else's Life.

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9:15 AM - 12:00 PM · Omihachiman

MRAEC Meeting

General membership meeting for Realtor® Association executives and staff.

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10:00 - 10:50 AM

Concurrent Sessions

Karim Ellis · Empowered Education Unlimited
The BOOM Team

The choice is yours! Dive deeper with Keynote speaker Karim Ellis as he talks vision and peak performance indicators or join The BOOM Team for tips to take your business to the next level.

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10:00 - 10:50 AM · Salon C

GPS Your Success - Karim Ellis - Sponsored by Wanigas Credit Union

Karim Ellis · Empowered Education Unlimited

Vision sets the tone of every successful venture. Without a clearly defined obtainable vision,
both people and organizations eventually grow stagnant and die. In G.P.S. Your Success, Karim
explains the concept of vision in a profound way that most people have never seen before. The
purpose of this training is to teach the audience 5 peak performance principles that all allow
the audience to create an identifiable vision that works. When you need clarity and direction….
G.P.S. Your Success is the roadmap.

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10:00 - 10:50 AM · Salon D

3 V's of Success - The BOOM Team

The BOOM Team

Vision, Value and VIP's, the things you need to focus on to be at the NEXT LEVEL. Dive deep into how these three V's will catapult you to success in business and life!

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10:50 - 11:10 AM · Salon B Pre-Function

Networking Break

Grab a beverage, stretch your legs and visit a sponsor table before heading into your next session. Challenge yourself: Introduce yourself to another attendee that you have never spoken with before.

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11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

Concurrent Sessions

Crystal Kadakia · Invati Consulting
The BOOM Team

The choice is yours. Select the session that best aligns with your goals for successful leadership.

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11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Salon C

Your Digital Habits: Unlocking Leadership Performance - Crystal Kadakia

Crystal Kadakia · Invati Consulting

We are all guilty of the habits young talent are often accused of: low attention span, constant multitasking and distraction, overwhelmed by information overload, and more. Leaders’ digital habits set an example to the rest of the organization. In this talk, Crystal examines the role technology plays in our everyday lives and how you can use tools to empower your performance, rather than engage from a stressed, overwhelmed, digitally-defused state.

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11:10 AM - 12:00 PM · Salon D

7.5 Personal Habits That Will IGNITE Your Business - The BOOM Team

The BOOM Team

What 7 1/2 things do you need to be doing to absolutely blow up your business? The Boom Team will break it down for you so you can walk away ready to explode!

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12:15 - 1:15 PM · Ambassador Ballroom, Amway Grand

RPAC Recognition Lunch

It's time for a change of scenery! Join us as we honor the 2018 Local Association RPAC Achievement Award winners at this grand lunchtime ceremony.

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1:45 - 2:45 PM

Breakouts by Local Board/Association

Local leaders will attend breakout sessions based on their board/local association size for an indepth focus on the challeges they face.

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1:45 - 2:45 PM · Omihachiman

Small Locals Breakout

Antrim Charlevoix Kalkaska Association Of Realtors®
Battle Creek Area Association Of Realtors®
Bay County Realtor® Association
Branch County Board Of Realtors®
Central Michigan Association Of Realtors®
Clare Gladwin Board Of Realtors®
Eastern Upper Peninsula Board Of Realtors®
Greater Shiawassee Association Of Realtors®
Hillsdale County Board Of Realtors®
Lapeer & Upper Thumb Association Of Realtors®
Mason Oceana Manistee Board Of Realtors®
Midland Board Of Realtors®
Montcalm County Association Of Realtors®
Northeastern Michigan Board Of Realtors®
Paul Bunyan Board Of Realtors®
St Joseph County Association Of Realtors®

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1:45 - 2:45 PM · Salon C

Medium Locals Breakout

Commercial Alliance of Realtors®
Commercial Board Of Realtors®
Detroit Association Of Realtors®
Down River Association Of Realtors®
Eastern Thumb Association Of Realtors®
Emmet Association Of Realtors®
Jackson Area Association Of Realtors®
Lenawee County Association Of Realtors®
Monroe County Association Of Realtors®
Saginaw Board Of Realtors®
Upper Peninsula Association Of Realtors®
Water Wonderland Board Of Realtors®
West Central Association Of Realtors®

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1:45 - 2:45 PM · Salon D

Large Locals Breakout

Ann Arbor Area Board Of Realtors®
Dearborn Board Of Realtors®
East Central Association Of Realtors®
Greater Kalamazoo Association Of Realtors®
Greater Lansing Association Of Realtors®
Greater Metropolitan Association of Realtors®
Greater Regional Alliance of Realtors®
Grosse Pointe Board Of Realtors®
Livingston County Association Of Realtors®
North Oakland County Board Of Realtors®
Southwestern Michigan Association Of Realtors®
Traverse Area Association Of Realtors®
West Michigan Lakeshore Association Of Realtors®

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2:45 - 3:15 PM · Salon B Pre-Function

Networking Break

There is still time to develop new connections! Challenge yourself: Visit the sponsor table of a company you haven't previously worked with.

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3:15 - 4:15 PM · Salon AB

Manage Promises, Not People - Eric Papp

Eric Papp · Agape Leadership, LLC

It is easy to get distracted from achieving your primary objectives. So, how can you develop and lead a self-managing team? By managing promises. Open yourself up to the possibilities which can be unlocked when you are able to focus on what's most important.

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5:00 - 6:30 PM · The GRAM - Offsite

President's Reception

Celebrate the installation of the 2019 Michigan Realtors® President-Elect, Treasurer and newly elected Directors.

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8:00 - 9:00 AM · Salon Pre-Function w/ additional seating in Salon CD

Breakfast Buffet

Complimentary buffet breakfast for all registered Achieve attendees. Name badge required.

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8:00 - 10:30 AM · Coat Check

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

Misplace your badge? Have event questions? Stop by the desk and Michigan Realtors® Staff will be happy to assist you!

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9:00 - 9:10 AM · Salon AB

Opening Remarks

Grab your morning drink of choice and head to Salon AB to start day two of Achieve. Registered attendees will be put into a drawing for some fun prizes, including a free registration to 2019 The Convention at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Must be present to win.

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9:10 - 10:00 AM · Salon AB

Best Practices in Leadership - Brian Westrin

Brian Westrin

This session will examine the peer and legal expectations of volunteer leadership. It will also explore successful strategies for establishing and fostering a strong culture of success for your respective Boards and Committees.

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10:00 - 10:20 AM · Salon AB

Association Update - Rob Campau

Robert Campau · Michigan Realtors®

10:20 - 10:50 AM · Salon Pre-Function

Networking Break - Hotel Check Out

Attend all of the session on the last day or check out of your hotel room on time? It is a challenge many attendees face. We don't want you to have to choose, so we built some extra time into your last break to do just that. Then head back for the Legislative Panel, to ensure you are the first to know how new legislature will effect your real estate business.

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10:50 AM - 12:00 PM · Salon AB

Legislative Panel

As leaders of your association it is important to understand how the new political landscape will impact your members, your business and the industry as a whole. Gain insight from elected officials and legislative experts to take back to your area as a framework for a successful year.

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12:00 - 12:05 PM

Achieve Adjourn

As you travel home to being implementing these great practices, keep our upcoming events in mind!

Broker Summit - April 24 @ The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport | Detroit
The Convention - October 2-4 @ Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center | Detroit
2020 Achieve - January 29-30 @ Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest | Ypsilanti

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