Must-Attend RES Real Estate Conferences for 2017



Looking to network with leading agents and brokers around the nation? Interested in hearing exclusive content from some of the biggest powerhouses in RE? Want to be in the know about the latest trends and technologies transforming the industry?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, here are the ten “must-attend” conferences for RES in 2017:

2017 T3 Summit
When: May 3rd – 5th
Where: Westlake Village, CA
Why: One of the most exclusive conferences of the year, this event is “invite only.” However, if you happen to be one of the lucky ones who received said invite, you will gain access to keynote speakers, roundtable discussions and immense insight into current challenges and issues plaguing the RE industry.

REALTORS Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo
When: May 15th – 20th
Where: Washington DC
Why: Want to become involved in advancing the RE industry, public policy and the association? Attending this conference is a must for you! Stay in the know about the pressing legal issues that are currently impacting the RE industry. Better yet? Become actively involved. Realtors from all over the nation flock to D.C. to attend special issues forums, committee meetings, legislative activities and an industry trade show.

2017 BOMA International Annual Conference & Expo
When: June 24th – 27th
Where: Nashville, TN
Why: This is your chance to attend a conference that focuses on education, networking and innovation. Be a part of the most well-attended professional development event and have the chance to learn from the nation’s leading RE professionals. Discover the latest products and services that will help you enhance your property management skills and building’s performance. No matter what the next chapter of your career might be, this conference will ensure that you are prepared to succeed.

Brian Buffini’s Mastermind Summit
When: August 6th – 8th
Where: San Diego, CA
Why: With a focus on personal growth and motivation, this conference is for the brokers who want some inspiration! With dynamic speakers who touch on a range of self-improvement topics, you are guaranteed to leave this conference a “better you”! Find like-minded, growth-focused individuals and become inspired by the prospect of evolving yourself – and your business.

Inman Connect 2017
When: August 7th – 11th
Where: San Francisco, CA
Why: With renowned speakers including Scott Stratten, Vija Williams, Kofi Nartey and Sherry Chris, attendees will gain insight into the changes approaching for the RE industry. Not only will the attending brokers learn about the changes to come, but they will discover solutions for industry challenges and enjoy networking opportunities with some of the leading agents, lenders, brokers and techies alike.

Keller Williams Mega Camp
When: September 12th – 15th
Where: Austin, TX
Why: Mega Camp is hosted by KW Maps Coaching and spans over a three-day period. Sessions are comprised of small groups and allow for productive collaboration and intensive learning. Mega Agent Camp, led by Gary Keller, focuses on familiarizing attendees with the specific systems and strategies that are guaranteed to deliver results in today’s market. Mega Technology camp equips introduces the latest in digital technologies that are game-changers in the RE industry. Mega Leadership Camp is led by Co-CEOs Chris Heller and John Davis, who will provide invaluable insight into building unstoppable teams. You won’t want to miss out on the conference where “real estate’s brightest ideas are formed.”

Inman Luxury Connect
When: October 19th – 20th
Where: Beverly Hills, CA
Why: Interested in attending a conference with 600 of the world’s top brokers and agents? Luxury Connect is the conference for you. This event will provide attendees with unique networking opportunities and the latest trends with regards to marketing, technology and business intelligence in the industry. Learn an incredible amount from some of the most successful individuals in RE and expand your referral network all in the span of a two-day conference.

National Association of Realtors Conference and Expo
When: November 3rd – 6th
Where: Chicago, IL
Why: For the broker who likes to keep up with the brands and tech trends that are disrupting the industry..this is the conference for you. Hear from renowned speakers on a variety of topics surrounding the latest trends in the RE industry. NAR’s Conference and Expo is considered to be one of the largest annual conferences in the industry. Last year, over 18,000 RE professionals attended. Think you know Chicago well enough to gain free access to this event? Participate in NAR’s Trivia Contest by April 30th for the chance to win a Premiere Access registration to this year’s conference!

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