Famed financial advisor, writer and television personality, to address attendees with keynote speech
March 05, 2009 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- The ERA Franchise Systems LLC brokerage network will gather for its annual International Business Conference on March 5 - 9 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. ERA® professionals from around the world will converge to attend leading-edge training courses and learn about the latest product and service offerings from ERA Real Estate. The conference will also celebrate ERA Real Estate's 30-plus year participation in supporting the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).
ERA Real Estate welcomes Suze Orman, distinguished financial advisor, writer and television personality, to deliver the keynote address at the conference's General Session on Saturday, March 7th. Ms. Orman, the host of The Suze Orman Show on CNBC, has written six consecutive New York Times bestsellers and is regarded as the most successful fundraiser in the history of public television.
"We anticipate that Suze Orman will share her most useful insights with the ERA network allowing attendees to use and translate her message to better support our customers," said Charlie Young, chief operating officer of ERA Franchise Systems LLC. "Suze has distinguished herself throughout her career as a fighter and a fountain of knowledge regarding sound, practical and enlightening advice."
ERA Real Estate will also celebrate over 30 years of partnership with MDA in the battle against neuromuscular diseases. Since 1977, ERA Real Estate has raised awareness and contributed over $30 million to fund research and services. ERA Real Estate will use this year's International Business Conference to kick off the 2009 fund drive.
Throughout the three-day ERA event, attendees will network with the industry's most successful professionals and exchange best practices and strategies. Attendees will participate in comprehensive educational sessions hosted by industry experts and engage with dozens of exhibitors to learn about the latest products and services.
ERA Real Estate's 2009 International Business Conference will also mark the presentation of the annual international and leadership team production and service awards. ERA brokers and sales associates will be recognized with ceremonies hosted by Brenda W. Casserly, president and chief executive officer of ERA Franchise Systems LLC, Casserly, Richard A. Smith, president and chief executive officer of Realogy Corporation, and Alex Perriello, president and chief executive officer of the Realogy Franchise Group.
ERA Franchise Systems LLC is a global leader in the residential real estate industry with more than 30 years experience in developing consumer-oriented products and services. Since 1977, ERA Real Estate has teamed with the Muscular Dystrophy Association in its fight against neuromuscular diseases, raising more than $30 million. The ERA network includes more than 34,000 brokers and sales associates and approximately 2,900 offices throughout the United States and 49 other countries and territories. Each office is independently owned and operated. ERA Franchise Systems LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services.