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AE Institute - Call for Presentations

March 23 - 26, 2018, Charlotte, North Carolina

DEADLINE: May 26, 2017.


SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE!
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORSŪ, The Voice for Real Estate, is the nation's largest trade and professional organization. You are invited to share your expertise and experience with REALTORŪ association leaders by submitting your programming ideas for the 2018 Association Executives Institute. The AE Institute will be held March 23 - 26, 2018, in Charlotte, North Carolina

WHO ATTENDS:
  • 950+ REALTORŪ association executives from the U.S. will gather at the AE Institute to attend the 35+ education programs and networking opportunities.


HOW ARE SPEAKERS CHOSEN?
Proposals are reviewed by the appropriate AE Institute Advisory Board members and Association Leadership Development staff. Reviewers evaluate proposals based on six criteria:
  1. Relevance to one of nine topic areas
  2. Well-defined topic focus
  3. Practical application of material
  4. Relevance to current needs of REALTORŪ association executives
  5. Overall program quality based on outline, goals, and learning objectives
  6. Speaker credentials and referrals from association executives


NEW THIS YEAR! 2018 AEI TOPIC AREAS

New this year! Presentations will be selected from the following topic areas:
  1. Advocacy
  2. Association Culture
  3. Collaboration
  4. Communications
  5. Customer Service
  6. Human Resources
  7. Leadership
  8. MLS
  9. Technology



BENEFITS OF SPEAKING:
Promotes programs and speakers, and increases visibility within the REALTORŪ association and real estate industry through the following:
  • Pre-meeting electronic and print promotions, e.g. NAR.Realtor, AE Institute web page, AE Institute mobile app, and other advance publicity
  • AE Institute Twitter feed
  • All sessions are 60 minutes
  • Opportunity to provide handout via the electronic AE Institute mobile app
  • Short video snippet of your presentation promoted to all attendees
  • Distribution of approved personal promotional material at your program
  • Follow-up with program attendees who provide a business card
  • Complimentary recording of your session


COMPENSATION
REALTORŪ ASSOCIATION FAMILY SPEAKERS
  • REALTORŪ association executives (chief staff and staff specialists) who are selected to present are not compensated by NAR.
  • Staff speakers are responsible for covering their registration costs, hotel and travel expenses.

OTHER SPEAKERS
  • Speakers receive one complimentary registration and are reimbursed for reasonable travel expenses.

IMPORTANT - FOR ALL SPEAKERS!
  • If your topic presentation is selected, you will be required to comply with ALL speaker agreement deadlines. The AE Institute is paperless, and all speaker handouts are distributed on the AE Institute mobile app.
  • You must agree to provide educational content only AND abide by NAR's personal, product, services promotion specifications before, during, and at the end of the session
  • All selected speakers will be notified by August 2017

STEPS TO FOLLOW:
  1. Click on the online submission form link below.
  2. Include a one-page session outline and a three sentence speaker introduction as attachments with the submission form.
  3. Use a separate form to submit additional proposal. (limit of two proposals per speaker)
  4. Complete the form in its entirety online on or before May 26, 2017.
  5. NOTE: Print a copy of the form for your records before submitting (you cannot get back into the form)

Questions? Contact Laurie Oken, 800/874-6500, x8307, or
loken@realtors.org.


Online Submission form