Sunday, August 25, 2024

Thank You for Attending CLDD 2023

Save the Date for Commercial Leadership Development Day: August 25, 2024

Commercial Leadership Development Day is a great opportunity to network and connect with commercial board and association leaders from around the country. 

Discover what other commercial and overlay boards are doing to benefit their commercial practitioners and improve their commercial strategies. Receive updates on advocacy efforts, technology advances, community outreach to commercial businesses and more. Also get an overview of the C5 Summit being held in Atlanta, September 28-30, 2023. 

All commercial board / association staff, elected leaders, commercial practitioners and anyone interested in learning more about NAR's efforts in commercial real estate are welcome.

Questions? Please contact Johnny Noon, Kate Homyk and Adam Palmer.

2023 Schedule of Events

Times posted in Central Time.
Location: Loews Hotel Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

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Sunday, August 13, 2023

8:30 – 9:30 am: Registration/Continental Breakfast

  • Wright Ballroom

9:30 – 9:50 am: Welcome & Introductions

  • John LeTourneau: Commercial Leadership Forum Vice Chair
  • Tracy Kasper: President Elect
  • Deena Zimmerman: Commercial & Industry Specialties Liaison, 2024
  • Johnny Noon: Staff Updates

9:50 – 10:20 am: NAR’s Grants/Accreditation

  • Mike Vachani: Importance and Value of Applying to and Receiving Grants
  • Hugh Morris and Hancen Sale: Grants/Smart Growth
  • Dan Deopke/Kate Homyk and Dawn Seabaugh:Commercial Services Accreditation

10:20 – 10:30 am: Member Spotlight

  • Amy J. Hall: NAR Commercial – A Personal Perspective

10:40 – 11:15 am: Technology

  • Emily Line and John LeTourneau: RPR Commercial
  • Bob Gillespie: Highlight Companies Within REACH - Commercial / Second Century Ventures
  • Elizabeth Koneru: Commercial Websites

11:15 – 11:45 am: Technology

  • Adam Palmer and Sheila Knight Commercial + EDC

12:00 – 1:30 pm: Lunch & Roundtable Networking Discussions

  • Your opportunity to sit with your peers and discuss keytopics of importance to leading/managing your association.

1:30 – 2:15 pm: Education & Professional Development Panel: Institutes, Societies & Councils

  • First-hand experience about state/local association working with Affiliate on an initiative.

2:15 – 2:35 pm: Advocacy Update

  • Jeremy Green: Covering Advocacy and Local Commercial Issues
  • Greg Martin: Importance of RPAC and How To Get Involved

2:35 – 2:50 pm: Economic Outlook

  • Lawrence Yun: Commercial Industry Economic Overview

2:50 – 3:00 pm: Economic Outlook + Closing Remarks

  • Greg Hrabcak: NAR Treasurer