ERA attends Dallas real estate conference

Photo submitted to Times Observer Members of ERA Team VP Real Estate attend 2017 ERA International Business Conference (IBC) in Dallas, Texas.

ERA Team VP Real Estate sent 12 team members to Dallas, Texas, to attend the 2017 ERA Real Estate International Business Conference (IBC) held March 19-21 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. Joining 1500+ ERA Real Estate affiliated participants from ERA companies and offices worldwide, the local attendees had the opportunity to celebrate professional achievements, learn from real estate industry experts, and network with ERA colleagues to share best practices for their real estate businesses.

“Dream Big. Think Big. Be Big.” was the theme for the 2017 ERA Conference, reminding all in attendance that opportunities are endless to embrace innovation, enhance the ERA brand, continue to train and yield new ideas, and most importantly to stay motivated and inspired to consistently be bigger and better!

“My team and I are thrilled that 12 members of ERA Team VP attended this year’s ERA International Business Conference,” said ERA Real Estate President and Chief Executive Officer, Sue Yannaccone. “This team’s participation and real estate expertise contributes greatly to our ERA brand’s surging momentum and commitment to continually transforming the way we do business through service excellence and a relentless focus on innovation. Their unwavering engagement enables our network to think big when it comes to the future and I am very proud that they see the importance of joining us at our annual conference so they can each leverage holistic learning opportunities to elevate productivity and level of knowledge.”

ERA’s IBC is much more than just a Real Estate conference, it is a chance to learn, consult, and collaborate with the very best from ERA. “The energy that ERA brings to the National Conference is amazing”, says Tonya Studley, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson with ERA Team VP Real Estate. “It really gets you geared up for a good year.”

Denise Whipp, ERA Team VP Associate Broker & Branch Leader of Pennsylvania offices said, “I enjoyed meeting the corporate staff. We always hear their names, but it is so nice to put faces to their names and voices.” With three days of jam-packed sessions, idea sharing, events, and networking opportunities, team members set out to divide and conquer in order to achieve and acquire personal growth, knowledge, and new skill sets from industry leaders. “I was most impressed with the top agent round table discussions. It was a real WOW”, said Jane Grice, Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker with ERA Team VP Real Estate.

“Our strategic focus at ERA Team VP centers on growth and innovation. Returning from IBC in Dallas last week, our team is energized and excited, and is in the true ERA mindset of ‘Dream Big. Think Big. Be Big.’ This fits hand-in-hand with the ERA Team VP motto: Teamwork. Trust. Results.,” says Bill Soffel, President & CEO of ERA Team VP Real Estate. “With ample opportunities for hands-on learning on a variety of game changing technology platforms our team is ready to share their experience to help better serve our clients and community.”

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