Thank You For Attending the 2021 YPN Advance

Dates for the 2022 event will be posted as soon as details are available. 

See you in 2022!

Join YPN Chairs, Vice Chairs, and Staff Liaisons for a day-and-a-half workshop on how to build your network and grow your business.

Questions? Please contact Rob Reuter.

2021 YPN Advance Agenda

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Thursday, August 26th

8:30-9:00 Welcome – 2021 YPN Chair Georgia Stevens & 2021 YPN Vice Chair Amanda Lott

  • Introduction
  • Sponsors: Coldwell Banker Team
  • YPN Advisory Board members in attendance
  • 2021 Member Services Liaison, Koki Adasi
  • 2022 Member Services Liaison, Natalie Davis
  • 2022 Vice President of Association Affairs, Shannon King
  • Set expectations for the retreat
  • Direction Over Speed

9:00-9:30 2021 NAR President Elect Leslie Rouda-Smith

9:30-9:45 2019 First Time Attendee Panel

  • Moderator: Kate Wright
  • Panelists: Angela Gibson, Kat Robinson, Danny Fredericks
  • Hear from three YPN members who attended in 2019 and how to make the most of this year’s retreat

9:45-11:15 Running a Successful Network

  • 9:45-10:15 Post COVID YPN: Sam Medvene
  • 10:15-10:45 Financing & Structuring Your Network: Lacy Browne
  • 10:45-11:15 Communicating & Marketing: Kat Robinson

11:15-12:00 #ReplacedYoSelf, Now What? Panel

  • Moderator: Georgia Stevens
  • Panelists: Jairo Rodriguez, Piper Knoll, Felicia Mares

11:45-12:00 Q&A

12:00-1:30 Lunch on Your Own

  • Grab some tablemates and get some lunch to discuss takeaways so far

1:30-3:00 Running a Successful Network Part 2 – Events

  • 1:30-2:00 Education: Heather Haase
  • 2:00-2:30 RPAC: Rebecca Donatelli
  • 2:30-3:00 Networking/Social: Jordan Pyle

3:00-3:15 Break & Switch Tables

3:15-3:45 Coldwell Banker: What Is Your Value Proposition? Part One

3:45-4:30 YPN ‘Bodyjam’ and Group Photo – an interactive profile of attendees

Friday, August 27th

9:00 Welcome – 2021 YPN Chair Georgia Stevens & 2021 YPN Vice Chair Amanda Lott

9:00-9:15 Benefit of Being a Part of YPN Panel

  • Moderator: Michelle Doherty
  • Panelists: Jef Conn, Krista Becker, Rebecca Donatelli
  • Hear from veteran YPN members and how YPN has positively impacted them professionally and personally


9:15-10:45 Building Your Business

  • 9:15-9:45 Professionalism, Kindness, and Etiquette: Rebecca Donatelli
  • 9:45-10:15 Life Transitions: Kate Wright
  • 10:15-10:45 Putting COVID Behind: Sam Medvene

Liaison Track

9:15-10:45 How to Liaise Like a Boss – Rob Reuter (arrange by association size)

  • 9:15-9:45 Communicating & Engaging Your YPN Members
  • 9:45-10:15 Tracking YPN Membership
  • 10:15-10:45 Financing Your Network

10:45-11:00 Break & Switch Tables

11:00-11:30 Coldwell Banker: What Is Your Value Proposition? Part 2

11:30-11:55 Interactive Panel Conversation

11:55-12:00 Closing Remarks – Georgia, Amanda, Jairo, Rob


Illustration: COVID-19 Safety Protocols

COVID-19 Waiver and Safety Protocols

Prior to attending Leadership Week, please read the COVID-19 waiver & Event Safety Protocols.

The National Association of REALTORS® is committed to providing a safe, in-person event.