LEARNING FROM THE EXPERTS
The 2020 MAR Conference and Trade Show brings together the leading voices in the real estate industry to share insight, knowledge, and tools with MAR members. Hear from national, regional, and local experts on a wide range of topics.
REALTOR® | Long Beach, California
Barb Betts is a successful REALTOR®, Broker and CEO, Educator, Speaker, and Trainer with a passion for all things Real Estate. She is known as an influencer in the Real Estate industry and is consistently known for impacting everyone that she speaks to. She has a passion for her industry and is highly involved at the local, state, and national levels. She brings an honest, compassionate, and transparent approach. Her passion lies in sharing with others her best practices, successes (and failures) in selling real estate, running a brokerage, and figuring out how to keep it all balanced.
REALTORS® & Podcast Hosts | Indianapolis, Indiana
Todd Ferris and Terry Waggoner are the owner-operators of Ferris Property Group, a large and dynamic real estate team in the greater Indianapolis area. They co-host the Boom Real Estate Podcast with Christian, who is the podcast producer and tech and branding whiz extraordinaire, where they focus on helping agents build an amazing business while building an amazing life. Todd, Terry, and Christian believe in breaking out of the box in order to build incredible businesses—and helping other agents do the same! They have 10 kids and many pets between them and they might soon ask you to babysit. Terry, Todd and Christian speak, train and dance across the country and they are very excited to be speakers for MAR's 2020 Conference.
The BOOM Team
Marketing Strategist | Royal Palm Beach, Florida
Antoine is a recognized expert and strategist in digital marketing. He's an award-winning marketing agency owner and a speaker at national & international conferences. He combines 18 years in marketing and 15 years in the hospitality industry. His first job out of college was working for Gordon Ramsey in London at Le Gavroche. Antoine travels the world sharing his strategy and methodology to marketers and business owners. His goal is to improve lead generation and business growth via his proven marketing strategies. As a result, he is an in-demand consultant on discovering the strategies that work. His past clients include Office Depot, Unilever, and The Sports Authority.
REALTOR® | Bullhead City, Arizona
Evan Fuchs speaks nationally on leadership, sales, strategic planning, and team-building. A recognized industry leader, Evan is a past state president, 4-time REALTOR® of the Year, and an active broker-owner whose brokerage has helped more buyers into homes in the last 20 years than any other firm in his market. Evan combines his experience in business and leadership with a down to earth, interactive style to deliver engaging and actionable programs. In addition to designations and certifications, such as the Accredited Buyer Representative, Certified Residential Broker, and Real Estate Negotiation Expert, Evan develops and presents custom programs, including the Arizona Leadership Training Academy, and he is a John Maxwell Certified Leadership Trainer.
REALTOR® | Chicago, Illinois
Shay Hata is an Ivy League grad, mom, and residential REALTOR® with Berkshire Hathaway in Chicago, Illinois. She moved to Chicago in 2012 and jumped into real estate in a brand new city where she didn’t know anyone and was still new to the business. Within three years, she was averaging $30 million a year in real estate and now has a small team consisting of herself, a buyer’s agent, and four assistants. Shay is passionate about animal rescue as well as making sure every child has access to quality education, therefore, she donates a portion of each commission to local animal rescue groups and local schools.
Generational Expert | Scottsdale, Arizona
Throughout Meagan’s speaking career as a business owner, professional speaker, and author, she has worked with a variety of organizations and associations to build multi-generational effective relationships to create stronger organizations. She has interviewed and researched thousands of employees and managers from a wide variety of industries and is known as the leading authority helping organizations understand generational differences resulting in reduced employee turnover, increased engagement, and creating organizational loyalty. Meagan and her father are the authors of Generations, Inc - From Boomers to Linksters, Managing the Friction Between Generations at Work. Meagan has written a variety of articles and has been quoted in The Chicago Tribune, CNNMoney.com, US News & World Report, and many other publications. Learn from Meagan what you can do now to make the most of each generation in your workplace!
REALTOR® | Sedona & Prescott, Arizona
Holly Mabery brings a contagious enthusiasm for all things real estate. A full time Realtor® since 1998, her passion for our industry led her to serve as the 2012 President of the Arizona Association of Realtors® and she remains active on state & national committees. Holly is the Designated Broker for eXp Realty of Arizona supervising & training over 1500 agents. Holly is Co-Creator of the Arizona Realtors® Leadership Training Academy, a strategic planner, industry speaker and instructor who’s goal is to build strong communities with each transaction working with clients, REALTORS® and associations.
Identity Theft Expert | Boston, Massachusetts
Robert Siciliano is a #1 bestselling author of 5 books on Amazon and CEO of Safr.Me. Robert is a security expert and private investigator, fiercely committed to informing, educating, and empowering people so that they can protect themselves from violence and crime. When the internet was still coming of age, Robert’s startup security company’s financial holdings were under attack by cybercriminals, and he lost thousands of dollars due to credit card fraud. In becoming one of the earliest victims of internet crime, Robert gained the knowledge and experience to teach others how they can protect their companies and themselves from falling prey to internet thieves. His years of experience and extensive study have allowed him to become one of the nation’s most well-respected and trusted experts on cybercrime. He has worked with such companies as ExxonMobil, Intel, McAfee, MasterCard, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, KPMG, MIT, Transamerica, and UPS.