MWBM19 Registration Brochure 3

Moses Seuram, 2019 President

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Dear fellow NY REALTOR ® , The Mid-Winter Business Meetings are coming up soon, offering opportunities for NYSARmembers to network, provide advice and guidance through committee work and help move the association forward in 2019. These meetings are open to all NYSAR members and we encourage first-timers to attend to experience the growth factor boosting your real estate business! We will continue to offer the timely Legal Update from NYSAR’s General Counsel Anthony Gatto, Esq., alongwith the opportunity to take a continuing education class sponsored by the Appraisal Committee. This year’s theme is “Bridging the Gap,” so I encourage you to take advantage of the many leadership training opportunities presented this week and during our REALTOR ® Care Week this summer! Together with President-Elect Jennifer Stevenson, Secretary/Treasurer David Legaz, and Duncan MacKenzie, CEO, we welcome you to join us at The Desmond this February! Regards,

Duncan R. MacKenzie Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer Stevenson President-elect

David Legaz Secretary/Treasurer

THE DESMOND HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER 660 ALBANY-SHAKER RD, ALBANY, NY 12211 800.448.3500 | Select “Group Attendee” and enter code: NYR Reserve your room between now and the deadline of January 25, 2019 to receive NYSAR’s discounted room rates: Single/Double: $146 plus tax | Junior/Executive Suite: $161 plus tax | Duplex Suite: $184 plus tax Act quickly, rates are subject to availability and have sold out in previous years.



Local Board/Association Presidents’ Networking Luncheon

Leadership Conference Reception Members attending theLocal Board/AssociationLeadership Conference are invited to enjoy a complimentary cocktail and hors d’oeuvres while networking. Local Board/Association Leadership Conference Designed for local board/association leadership teams and directors, this conference provides direction for forging strong partnerships in order to achieve goals, tackle issues and address challenges that are regularly faced by board/ association leadership. Local board/association presidents are invited to join host Moses Seuram, NYSAR’s 2019 president, for an extra networking opportunity during the LeadershipConference.

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

+Local Board (LB) Leadership Conference Luncheon +LB Presidents’ Luncheon (By invitation only.) +LB Leadership Conference

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

1 - 5 p.m. 5 - 6 p.m.

+Leadership Conference Reception

+ Additional registration and/or fee required.

Appraisal Roundtables Joinyour peers at this informal session for livelydiscussion on appraisal hot topics & additional networking. Women’s Council of REALTORS ® To RSVP for lunch, please email Penne Vincent at AllWCRmembers arewelcome to attend the WCR Membership Meeting. Tax & Retirement Planning Seminar Christopher Michelsen, financial advisor for UBS Financial Services Inc., will discuss tax and retirement planning and the benefits of starting an Independent 401(k) plan. Local Board/Association Forum All attendees are encouraged to attend this interactive session to discuss industry issues and trends. President’s Reception All attendees are invited to attend the President’s Reception for networking, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. Inaugural Dinner & Installation of Officers Join the 2019 leadership teamand your colleagues from around the state for a Hawaiian themed celebration with dinner and dancing to live music by Grand Central Station. Tickets are limited and are being sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Save $10 by purchasing your ticket before the February 1 early-bird deadline! Black-tie optional. Sponsored in part by the Long Island Board of REALTORS ® and Metro REALTORS ® Federal Credit Union. .

8 a.m. - Noon 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

+ LB Leadership Conference * Statewide Forms Committee

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

* RPAC Trustees

9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

* WCR Board of Governors *CRS Membership Meeting

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Appraisal Committee

* NYS Real Estate Education Foundation * Regional Vice Presidents

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Appraisal Roundtables + * WCR Lunch

11 a.m. - Noon

Buffet Lunch - UBS Financial Services Tax & Retirement Seminar (All are welcome) * Past Presidents’ Advisory Board WCR Membership Meeting Local Board/Association Forum * Federal Political Coordinator Update + Legal Update ( 1.5 hours CE Credit)

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Noon - 1 p.m.

Noon - 1:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. 5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

REALTOR ® of the Year Photos

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

President’s Reception + Inaugural Dinner & Installation of Officers

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.

* Committee members only. + Additional registration and/or fee required.

7 a.m. - 5 p.m. 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

+ RPAC Lounge

* Grievance Committee

Global, Resort & Second-home Markets Committee Strategic Planning Session NAR’s Manager of Business Development and Outreach for Global Alliances, Lisa Calarco, will be guiding the committee through developing a strategic plan to make the committee a more valuable resource to NYSAR members. Please join us in this vital effort!

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Housing Opportunities Committee

Article 12AWorking Group

* Faculty Development Subcommittee

9 a.m. 10 a.m.

* Investment Committee

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Professional Standards Committee + Desktops, Hybrids & Evaluations: Can NY REALTORS ® Compete? (Appraisal CE Session)

9 a.m. - Noon

Desktops, Hybrids & Evaluations: Can NY REALTORS® Compete?

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. NYC Issues Working Group 10:30 a.m. - Noon * NYSAR Real Estate Services Meeting 11 a.m. - Noon * Professional Standards Steering Committee 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Global, Resort & Second-home Markets Committee

This course defines what each of these products are andhow they are used; provides a history of howwe got here and what the future holds; summarizes the role of the agent and appraiser and their respective license requirements.Submitted for 3 hours of appraiser and real estate CE. Pre-registration and $50 fee applies. General Session This must-attend session will include President Moses Seuram’s State of the Association address, the presentation of the Lawrence B. Caldwell RPAC Award, the RPAC of New York Hall of Fame induction, 2018 Community Service award and John Smaby, NAR President, will be giving a national update.

* Housing Opportunities Foundation * Legal Action Committee

Noon - 1:30 p.m.

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Co-Op Issues Working Group

General Session Mediators’ Forum

Communications, Marketing & Technology Forum

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Education Management Committee * Organizational Planning Committee + RPAC Reception (By invitation only) + Champagne & Diamonds Funraiser

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

* Committee members only. + Additional registration and/or fee required.

Regional Caucuses Facilitated by the Regional Vice President (RVP), the caucuses provide the opportunity to share details about the committeemeetings attended inpreparation for Thursday’s Board of Directors meeting. Legislative Policy Forum Join NAR’s field representative for New York State Zack Rubin-McCarry for an update on federal legislative and political issues. Instructor Development Program: Local board faculty members have asked for a hands- on technology tools workshop. The program will be developed based on instructor requests, so let us know what you need so we can tailor a program to bring you the most value. Local Board Education Forum Get your questions answered by Department of State staff members on everything from qualifying courses and licensing to continuing education and license renewal. Don’t miss this semi-annual opportunity! Tax Reform Impact on Independent Contractors Join David Snyder and Edward Knapp from the Bonadio Group as they discuss the current tax reform and it’s impact on REALTORS®. (This seminar is full.)

+RPAC Major Investor Breakfast (By invitation only.) Local Board Education Forum Fair Housing & Cultural Diversity Committee Commercial Issues Working Group * Private AE Meeting * Budget & Finance Committee

7:30 - 9 a.m.

8 - 9:30 a.m.

8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Legislative Policy Forum

Association Executives Forum

10 a.m. - 1 p.m. * NYSCAR Board of Governors 10:30 a.m. - Noon +Instructor Development Program 11 - 11:30 a.m. *AE Advisory Committee

* Issues Mobilization Committee + Lunch Seminar: “Tax Reform Impacts on Independent Contractors” * Leadership Academy Advisory Board

Noon - 1 p.m.

1 p.m. - 2 p.m. 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Young Professionals Network

Candidates Forum

* Legislative Steering Committee Multiple Listing Issues & Policies Committee

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 4:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Regional Caucuses

New Board of Directors Training

* Executive Committee

* Committee members only. + Additional registration and/or fee required.



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Sunday, 1p.m. - 5 p.m./Monday, 8 a.m. - Noon

Local Board/Association Leadership Conference*


Monday, 2:30 - 4 p.m.

Legal Update (1.5 hours CE)


Inaugural Dinner & Installation of Officers

Now-2/1: $75/ticket 2/2-onsite: $85/ticket

Mid-Winter Business Meetings 2019

Monday, 7 - 10 p.m.

Your meal selection: __ Chicken __ Beef __ Salmon __ Veg

Tuesday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

RPAC VIP Lounge**


Desktops, Hybrids & Evaluations: Can NY REALTORS® Compete? (3 hours CE pending) Champagne & Diamonds Fundraiser Instructor Development Program * Tax Reform Impact on on Independent Contractors

Tuesday, 9 a.m. - Noon


Tuesday, 7 p.m.


Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. - Noon


Wednesday, Noon - 1 p.m.


*Pre-registration required by Friday, February 1.

If you have any disabilities which require special accommodations, including provisions for auxiliary aids/ services, please contact Pam Morrison at 518.463.0300 x202 or via email at Inaugural Dinner guest names/dinner selections (if applicable): ___________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________ ______________________________________

Total amount to be charged to your credit card: $ Charge my (circle one): Visa MasterCard AMEX Discover Credit Card #: Security Code: Expiration Date: Print Name as it appears on card: Authorized Signature: Billing Address (if different):

Cancellation Policy: Registrations for the paid CE sessions may be canceled and payment will be refunded up until Friday, February 1. After February 1, no refunds will be given. Photography release statement: By registering for the NYSAR Business Meetings, you grant permission to NYSAR, its employees, agents and assigns to take and use your photo/video image/likeness in any NYSAR materials (print/digital media, online uses, email blasts etc.) for an indefinite period of time without compensation. NYSAR shall own all rights, including copyrights in and to the photo/video media. **RPAC disclaimer: Contributions are not deductible for federal income tax purposes. Contributions to RPAC are voluntary and used for political purposes. The amount suggested is merely a guideline and you may contribute more or less than the suggested amount. You may refuse to contribute without reprisal and the National Association of REALTORS or any of its state associations or local boards will not favor or disfavor any member because of the amount contributed. 70 percent of each contribution is used by the State PAC to support state and local political candidates. Until your state reaches its RPAC goal, 30 percent is sent to National RPAC to support Federal candidates and is charged against you limits under 2 U.S.C. 441a; after the state reaches its RPAC goal, it may elect to retain your entire contribution for use in supporting state and local candidates.

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