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Blast Off 2019

January 10 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location: Plano Event Center
Address: 2000 East Spring Creek Parkway Plano, TX 75074

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Blast Off 2019 Conference

Blast Off 2019 Conference is an annual event that serves to empower and inspire REALTORS®. This year’s keynote speakers are Johnny Quinn, U.S. Olympian and former NFL player, and Egypt Sherrod, HGTV host and successful REALTOR®. Both speakers will be available for meet-and-greet opportunities following their presentations. Jessica Lautz will present the economic forecast for North Texas and demographic trends, while Lori Ballen will discuss the future of online marketing. Buffet lunch will be provided. In addition, expand your real estate connections by visiting our vendor fair. Seats are limited, so register today for this information-packed event!

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019

Location: Plano Event Center, 2000 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano

CE: 4 CE  Provider #:298  Course #:33599

Cost: $60 until January 9 or $70 at the door (pending available tickets)

Vendor Fair & Breakfast: 8-9:30 a.m.
Check-in: 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Blast Off: 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Vendor Fair: Closes at 5 p.m.


Egypt Sherrod, HGTV Host (Property Virgins, Flipping Virgins) and REALTOR®

CEO of the Atlanta-based Egypt Sherrod Real Estate Group, Sherrod been chosen as one of Network Journal’s 40 Under 40 and made recurring appearances on NBC’s Today Show, CNBC, FOX, CNN, and HLN. She hosted the stage at Oprah’s “The Life You Want Tour” and countless business conferences. Sherrod is a graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia. She holds the following designations: Master Certified Negotiator, Accredited Buyer Representative, Certified Residential Specialist and Certified Distressed Property Expert.


Johnny Quinn, U.S. Olympian and Former NFL Player

Johnny Quinn is a professional speaker and a U.S. Olympian in the sport of bobsled, having competed at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Quinn is also a former pro football player spending time with the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, Green Bay Packers, and Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL. Quinn has been featured on various media outlets. When Quinn is not on the road speaking, he owns and operates the Johnny Quinn Insurance Agency. Quinn recently published PUSH: Breaking through the Barriers.


Jessica Lautz, Vice President of Demographics and Behavorial Insights, National Association of REALTORS®, “Economic Forecast of North Texas”

Lautz has been an integral part of NAR since 2007. The core of her research focuses on demographic trends for both NAR members and housing consumers. She graduated from the American University Master’s of Public Policy Program and has undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Law and Justice from Central Washington University. She is pursuing her Doctorate of Real Estate from Nottingham Trent University.


Lori Ballen, CEO and Digital Marketing Strategist of Ballen Brands and REALTOR®, “The Future of Online Marketing”

Lori Ballen is a speaker, agent, marketer, and entrepreneur who has earned millions in various business ventures. With a team that closed 100 internet-driven transactions within her first year in real estate with no database, she knows how to work the industry at a high level. Ballen primarily earns her business through search engine optimization and social media marketing, with a goal to help agents build their success story without it costing millions over decades like hers did. Ballen resides in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Kelly Milligan, Vice-President/Dallas Area Counsel, Chicago Title Insurance Co.
Emcee

Cancellation/Refund Policy: A full refund will be given if cancelling by Thursday, January 3, 2019. No refund will be issued after January 3, 2019. You must arrive prior to the event start time.

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