FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2010
**Media Advisory**Convention Notice**Photo Opportunity**
Keller Williams Realty’s Family Reunion Convenes in New Orleans, February 20-24, 2010
More than 8,000 Keller Williams associates to attend
WHAT: Keller Williams Realty, Inc. Family Reunion Convention
WHERE: New Orleans Morial Convention Center (NOMCC), Halls F-J
WHEN: February 20-24, 2010
More than 8,000 real estate agents will gather in New Orleans Saturday, February 20-Wednesday, February 24. Attendees will learn business-accelerating tactics at Keller Williams Realty’s Annual convention, Family Reunion, the largest private franchise real estate convention in the United States. The event will offer a packed schedule of real estate market-focused lineup featuring more than 100 breakout training sessions. Topics include real estate trends such as REOs and short sales, ins and outs of selling commercial or luxury properties, as well as social media training and the best ways to use this new technology along with countless networking opportunities.
At Family Reunion, company leadership will be on hand to give agents valuable insight into the market, as Vice Chairman Mo Anderson and CEO Mark Willis will give the State of the Company address. Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board Gary Keller will address the current real estate market in his annual Vision Speech. In addition, President and COO Mary Tennant will be at Family Reunion to meet with the International Agent Leadership Council (IALC) where Keller Williams Realty associates will vote on important policies affecting the company.
Founded in 1983, Keller Williams Realty Inc. is the third-largest real estate franchise operation in the United States, with 668 offices and more than 76,000 associates in the United States and Canada. The company, which began franchising in 1990, has an agent-centric culture that emphasizes access to leading-edge education and promotes an economic model that rewards associates as stakeholders and partners. The company also provides specialized agents in luxury homes and commercial real estate properties.
EXHIBIT HALL: NOMCC, Hall F
Sat., Feb. 20, Noon-7 p.m.
Sun., Feb. 21, 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
Mon., Feb. 22, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tues., Feb. 23, 10:45 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
HOW TO OBTAIN PRESS CREDENTIALS: Contact Ellen Marks or Amber Presley to register.
KW: Ellen Marks(on-site), (c)512-294-3746; Amber Presley, (c)512-964-0438
New Orleans CVB: Tara Letort, 504-566-5048, firstname.lastname@example.org; Kelly Schulz, 504-421-0962, email@example.com; Mary Beth Romig, 504-606-8430, firstname.lastname@example.org
NOMCC: Rosalie Mortillaro, 504-582-3027, email@example.com