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Why attend Conference?

YOU'LL LEARN A HEAP

A huge part of Conference is the chance to learn new things from world-class speakers and specialised workshops.

YOU'LL MEET LIKE-MINDED PEOPLE

Conference is a great opportunity to meet and be inspired by people who are in or have been in your shoes.

IT HELPS YOU GROW YOUR BUSINESS

Conference is designed to help you reach the next level – whether that’s in your own business, or in your own career.

BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE

Read more about what Conference has to offer below.

Why attend Conference?

FACE TO FACE CONTACT

So many of our people cite the interactions they have whilst at Conference as being the most useful parts of attending

A CHANCE TO RESET

By taking a few, once a year you’ll give yourself the chance to hit that reset button and look at your business from another angle.

YOU'LL HAVE FUN

Conference is a chance to attend a career-boosting event and have fun at the same time.

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Harcourts Australia National Conference

29 - 31 May 2017 | Gold Coast

Program

SESSION LOCATION
All Day Auction Competition Heats Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
SESSION LOCATION
9:00am – 9.20am Interfirms Introduction Marcus Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Harcourts Group Australia Gold Coast & Surfers Paradise Rooms
9.30am – 1.30pm Business Owners and Managers Interfirms Coolangatta and Southport Rooms
1:30pm – 2:30pm Lunch and Networking Break Pavilion Marquee
2.30pm – 4.30pm Property Management Interfirms Southport Room
4.30pm – 5.30pm Auction Competition Finals Gold Coast & Surfers Paradise Rooms
5.30pm – 7.00pm Business Partner Happy Hour Pavilion Marquee
SESSION LOCATION
8.45am – 9.45am Launch and Opening Address
Mike Green, Managing Director, Harcourts International Ltd
Jupiters Theatre
9.45am – 10.45am Opening Keynote Speaker
Pauline Nguyen, Managing Director, Red Lantern
Grace Under Fire: Self Mastery and Mindset
Jupiters Theatre
10.45am – 11.15am Morning Tea and Networking Break Pavilion Marquee
11.20am – 11.50am Snapshot 1 –
TBC
Facilitator: Geoff Bryan
Gold Coast & Surfers Paradise Rooms
11.20am – 5.00pm Property Management Workshops
Workshop details to be confirmed
Southport Rooms
11.20am – 5.00pm NAI Harcourts Commercial Workshops
Workshop details to be confirmed
Coolangatta Rooms
11.50am – 12.00pm Snapshot 2 – Harcourts Tools
Adrian McFedries, Chief Strategy Officer, Harcourts International Ltd
Topic: A New Direction
Gold Coast & Surfers Paradise Rooms
12.00pm – 12.25pm Snapshot 3: Q & A Session – Harcourts Best, Panel of 2
Eleanor Hopkins, Business Operations Manager, Harcourts Victoria
Marcus Washington, Sales Consultant, Harcourts Packenham

Topic: How to Create a Social Empire
Gold Coast & Surfers Paradise Rooms
12.25pm – 12.30pm Snapshot 4 –
Platinum Partner Presentation
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
12.30pm – 12.50pm Snapshot 5 – Q & A Harcourts Best
James Gwynne, Property Sales and Marketing Consultant, Harcourts Solutions Mitchelton
Persistence, Determination, Action for first year agents
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
12.50pm – 1.50pm Lunch and Networking Break Marquee
1.55pm – 2.05pm Snapshot 6 –
Bob Wolffe, Branch Owner – Harcourts Prime Properties
Name of presentation
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
2.05pm – 2.45pm Snapshot 7 – Q & A Harcourts Best –
Bob Wolff, Business Owner, Harcourts Prime Properties Monarch Beach
8 “Simple Strategies” for “Superstar Success” in Residential Sales
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
2.45pm – 3.15pm Snapshot 8 –
Melissa Armstrong, General Manager, Gold Mind
Engage with the Brain in Mind
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
3.15pm – 3.45pm Afternoon and Networking Break Marquee
3.45pm – 4.05pm Snapshot 9 – Q & A – Harcourts Best
Emilie Jordanou, Sales Consultant, Harcourts Wantirna
The Pursuit of Being an even better agent
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
4.15pm – 5.00pm Inspirational Women
Sadhana Smiles, Chief Executive Officer, Harcourts Victoria
TBC session topic
7.00pm – 11.30pm Networking Party Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
SESSION LOCATION
8.45am-9.00am High Energy Performance Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
9.00am 10.00am Keynote Presentation
Claudio Encina, Real Estate Trainer
Black Belt Mastery
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
10.00am – 10.30am Snapshot 11
Amanda Stevens, Speaker, Author and Consultant
Turning Customers into Advocates
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
10.30am – 10.40am Snapshot 12 CEO Update
Marcus Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Harcourts Group Australia
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
10.40am- 11.00am Snapshot 13 Q&A Harcourts Best
Ben Bernacki, Managing Director, Harcourts Alliance
Relationships = Communication
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
11.00am – 11.30am Morning Tea and Networking Break Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
11.35am – 12.00pm Snapshot 14 – Q & A – Harcourts Best
James Packham, Director, Harcourts Packham
Ben Hatch, Director, Harcourts Mandurah

Personal Brand and your competitive edge
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
12.00pm – 12.10pm Snapshot 15 – NAI Harcourts Update –-
Richard Laery, Chief Executive Officer, NAI Harcourts
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
12.10pm – 1.10pm Lunch and Networking Break Marquee
1.15pm – 2.00pm Snapshot 16
Sherrie Storor, Sales Agent McGrath New Farm
Pre Listing Phone Call, The Listing Presentation and Vendor Paid Advertising
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
2.00pm – 2.10pm Snapshot 17 – Landmark Harcourts Update
Mark Brooke, General Manager Landmark Harcourts
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
2.10pm – 2.30pm Snapshot 18 – Q & A – Harcourts Best
Julie Mahoney, Sales Consultant, Harcourts Kingsberry Townsville
Winning the Listing
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
2.30pm – 2.55pm Afternoon Tea and Networking Break Marquee
3.00pm – 3.45pm Snapshot 19 – International Panel
Bob Wolff, Business Owner, Harcourts Prime Properties Monarch Beach
Steve Caradoc-Davies, Business Owner, Harcourts Platinum
David Ding, Sales Consultant, Harcourts Browns Bay
Robert Ozzimo, Director, Harcourts Thomastown/Lalor
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
3.45pm – 4.45pm Close Keynote Speaker
Geoff Knight, Tenor, Story Teller and leading man
Road to a good man
Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
4.45pm – 4.55pm Closing Address Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
6.15pm – 6.30pm Pre-dinner Drinks Surfers Paradise Gallery
6.45pm – 11.30pm International Awards Dinner Surfers Paradise + Gold Coast
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