Registration Hours

  • Thursday, October 12, 7:00 – 10:00 am

The 2023 Broker’s Edge event takes place on October 12 in Waltham, Mass. The preliminary agenda is below. Additional information will be updated in the coming weeks and is subject to change.

Thursday, October 12

8:00—9:00 am: Breakfast & Welcome

9:15 am:  Keynote Address

  • Joe Rand, Author and Chief Creative Officer, Howard Hanna | Rand Realty

10:15 am Legal Update

  • Deanne Rymarowicz, Associate Counsel, NAR

10:45am Local Board of Real Estate Update

11:15 am: Networking Break

11:30 am: What Keeps Brokers Up at Night

  • Kimberly Allard, Broker/Owner, Century 21 Professionals

12:00 pm: Housing Market Update & Economic Outlook

  • Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist & Senior Vice President of Research, NAR

12:30 pm: Networking Lunch

1:30 pm: Sustainability & Broker Liability

  • Craig Foley, Founder Sustainable Real Estate Consulting Services & Chief Sustainability Officer, LAER Realty Partners.

2:00 pm: Branding Isn’t Just for Toothpaste and Detergent; REALTORS® Need it Too!

  • Burton Kelso, Chief Tech Expert at Integral

2:30 pm: Local Advocacy

  • Jonathan Schreiber, Legislative & Regulatory Council, MAR

3:00 pm: Networking Break

3:15 pm: Emerging Technology for Brokers

  • Alex Lange , Vice President of Strategy and Innovation, NAR

3:45 pm: Retention and Recruitment

  • Christina Pappas, President, The Keyes Company 

4:15 pm: Closing Remarks

4:30 pm: Networking Reception