Weichert affiliates to convene in Atlanta for annual National Convention
March 25, 2008 // Franchising.com // MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., the franchise arm of Weichert, Realtors®, will hold its annual National Convention on March 30 – April 2, 2008 in Atlanta. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates will host the annual gathering at the Hilton Atlanta, where members from across the company's network of over 330 offices in 35 states will congregate.
Themed "Mission: Possible,' the event will include a series of world-class speakers and skill building sessions designed to assist attendees in maintaining success in a demanding real estate market. In addition, "secrets" utilized by Weichert's top managers, brokers, and sales associates will be shared at the gathering.
"We are proud to be represented across the country by well-respected companies that share the Weichert core values and our commitment to superior service," said Martin J. Rueter, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates. "Even in today's challenging real estate market, we know that our offices will make success 'Mission: Possible' for 2008."
Rueter will discuss the company's continued expansion, while highlighting the state of various markets and the changing dynamics of the real estate industry. Awards for performance and accomplishments in 2007 will also be presented during the general session.
Floyd Wickman will bring his three decades of experience and wisdom to the group as the keynote speaker on April 1. Among his many achievements, Wickman is best known as a top-producing salesman, manager, and creator of one of the nation's largest and most successful training organizations. Giovanni Livera, whose inspirational and humorous message is a staple on the speaker circuit, headlines the April 2 general session. An American entrepreneur, Livera has motivated and entertained over half of the country's Fortune 500 companies with his spectacular presentation.
Weichert has nearly 18,000 sales associates in more than 500 company-owned and franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. For more information, Weichert's customer service center can be reached at 1-800-USA-SOLD or at Weichert's Web site, www.weichert.com. Each Weichert franchised office is independently owned and operated.