Our much-anticipated ERA Real Estate International Business Conference 2015 has finally arrived, and we can’t wait to get the party started! Here’s what we’re most looking forward to:

  1. Climbing Every Mountain: Alison Levine, our keynote speaker, will talk to us about inner strength, overcoming adversity and the power of teamwork and leadership in extreme environments. Watch and listen as Levine takes center stage to describe how her experience as a mountaineer – she’s climbed the highest peak on every continent – translates to business.
  1. Changing the Game: Lanny Baker, CEO of ZipRealty, will discuss with us the strength of the Zap platform, which was introduced at last year’s Broker Business Forum, and how ERA will be at the forefront of changing how real estate is done.
  1. Fueling Growth: TheMergers and Acquisitions Panel and the Radical Recruiting session with Pam Erman, President of Real Estate Guidance, Inc. will both provide best practices to help you achieve growth for your company.
  1. Dressing Up: The Stronger Together Gala will combine dinner, dancing and the presentation of best online casino some of ERA’s top awards. There’s nothing like taking the time to truly celebrate our tremendous team – let loose and have some fun!
  1. Honoring Top Talent: Presenting our Gene Francis Award for “Top All-Around Company” is one of our proudest moments of the week. A special congratulations to this year’s finalists: ERA Wilder Realty, ERA Real Solutions Realty, ERA Key Realty Services, ERA Team VP Real Estate, and ERA Davis Linn.
  1. Getting Warm and Fuzzy: We can’t share details just yet, but we’ll be making a big “feel good” announcement on Monday! (If you won’t be in DC, look out for a post here with more info.)
  1. Laughing – and Crying: If you haven’t heard of the one-man stage show 53 Million & One, you’ll want to check out Jerry Ascencio’s moving performance about the importance of family, home and a career in real estate. The show premiered at NAHREP’s national convention in October with rave reviews.
  1. Getting the Party Started: The first-ever ERA Party Leader Debate will take place during General Session on Those chosen to take part in the debate will assert their party positions, and he or she who captures the majority of votes, along with their company, will become the inaugural ERA Party Leader!
  1. Getting the Scoop: Realogy and ERA senior leaders will provide a pulse check of where the reinvigorated ERA brand stands now and what’s on tap for the future – an insightful look into the work you all do for the company every single day.
  1. Tapping into ERA’s Unique Culture: There’s nothing quite like a live ERA event, which showcases our close-knit, collaborative family from across the country and around the globe.  Simply put, we’re excited to spend quality time with all of you, our ERA

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