2017 AAR Leadership Conference

Jan 06th 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
BP Energy Center - 900 East Benson Boulevard

Alaska Association of REALTORS®
2017 Leadership Conference
@ BP Energy Center
Tuesday, January 3rd & 4th, 2017*

We are SO excited to announce the 2017 Alaska Association of REALTORS® Leadership Conference, which will take place on Tuesday, January 3rd & Wednesday, January 4th, 2017* at the BP Energy Center located in Anchorage. This 2017 Leadership Conference is generously sponsored by Yukon Title Company, Residential Mortgage and HSA Home Warranty.

The conference will begin promptly at 10:00am on Tuesday, January 3rd. This year, we will have a very special guest joining us as our Keynote Speaker. Leigh Brown, the 2017 CRS President, will conduct leadership training for all attendees. Later that evening, we will all attend a Dinner Party at The Petroleum Club. We highly encourage all leadership attendees to attend this exclusive dinner so that we all get acquainted and celebrate the upcoming year together. Our special guests will be in attendance. There is a $30/pp fee for the Leadership Conference and that includes one ticket to the Dinner Party that evening. Additional tickets for dinner guests may be purchased for $30 on a first-come, first-served basis.

On Wednesday, January 4th, the conference will start at 9:00am with AAR President Devon Thomas. You’ll receive updates from NAR First VP Elizabeth Mendenhall and Region 12 Vice-President Julie DeLorenzo. After lunch, you’ll receive “Financial Workshop for Board Members” instructed by Viki Kaas. The AAR Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for 2:30pm and should conclude no later than 5:00pm.

*Conference Bonus: On Thursday, January 5th, all 2017 Board of Directors and KWG Chairs are invited to attend a Strategic Planning Session that will be facilitated by Instructor Rick Harris starting at 8:30am. In addition, we will be conducting Professional Standards training on Friday, January 6th, from 9am to 5pm. Both of these events will take place at the BP Energy Center. Both Leigh Brown’s Leadership class and the Professional Standards class are being submitted to the AREC for credit approval. There will be no charge for attending Professional Standards only.

A room block has been reserved at the Residence Inn adjacent to the BP Energy Center. A single Studio Suite is $109 plus 12% tax, a 1-Bedroom Suite is $119 plus 12% tax, and a 2-Bedroom Suite is $149 plus 12% tax. All Board members are encouraged to share a 2-Bedroom Suite, if possible, for consideration of the AAR budget! Complimentary breakfast is included at the Residence Inn. The hotel is non-smoking.

For reservations, please call (907) 563-9844 or (800) 314-0781 and mention you’re with the Alaska Association of REALTORS® Leadership Conference. Please note: This room rate is only available until December 10, 2016. Rooms needed after this date will be sold based on availability. If you have any questions, please contact Gwen Place.

Due to class size limitations, an RSVP is required for all events. Please submit the attached registration form to gwenzplace@yahoo.com.

Tuesday, January 3rd, Birch Room

10:00am Welcome & Introductions - 2017 President Devon Thomas

10:30am Leadership Training - Leigh Brown

12:30pm Lunch on your Own (Industry Issues will meet in Birch Room during lunch break)

1:30pm Leadership Training - Leigh Brown

4:30pm Closing Thoughts & Wrap-Up

5:00pm Adjournment

6:00pm - 9:00pm Dinner Party at The Petroleum Club, 3301 C Street

Wednesday, January 4th, Birch Room

9:00am Welcome - President Devon Thomas

9:15am Special Guest: 2017 NAR First VP Elizabeth Mendenhall

10:30am NAR Update - Julie DeLorenzo, Region 12 VP

Installation of 2017 AAR Board of Directors

11:15am Update from Juneau - AAR Lobbyists

11:45am Lunch on your Own (RPAC Trustees will meet in Aspen Room during lunch break)

12:45pm Financial Workshop for Board Members - Viki Kaas

2:15pm RPAC Presentation

2:30pm - 5:00pm AAR Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday, January 5th, Birch Room

8:30am - 4:30pm Strategic Plan Session - Rick Harris (BOD Members & Special Guests only)

Friday, January 6th, Alder/Cottonwood Room (Tentative)

9:00am - 5:00pm Professional Standards Training - Rick Harris

The 2017 AAR Leadership Conference is generously sponsored by:
Yukon Title Company
Residential Mortgage
HSA Home Warranty


REALTOR Action Center Mobile App

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How to get started:

  1. The REALTOR® Action Center mobile app is currently available only for the iPhone and Droid platforms. Search for "NAR Action Center" on the iTunes Store or Droid Market and download the app today.
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  4. Once you are logged in, click on the button in the upper right corner that looks like three horizontal white lines to navigate the app.
  5. If you experience any problems downloading the app, retrieving your email or password, or logging into the app, send an email tocomments@realtoractioncenter.com and a member of the REALTOR® Action Center team will respond.

Contact Information

Alaska Association of REALTORS®
4205 Minnesota Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99503

(907) 563-7133 Office
(907) 561-1779 FAX
(800) 478-3763 Toll-Free