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In addition to educational sessions, this year’s Convention & Expo will feature many exciting special events! Below is a glimpse at some of the opportunities for fun and networking with your peers at The Omni Homestead this September:

At Home With Diversity

At Home With Diversity® Designation Course Play Video
Sunday, September 14, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
The At Home With Diversity® course will prepare you to work effectively with – and – within today's increasingly diverse pool of homebuyers. Real estate professionals who adapt to increasing cultural diversity in the market and who wisely plan to meet the needs of diverse clients gain a competitive edge and are able to expand opportunities. Pre-Registration Required


Rossi's session "WHY NOT ME? WHY NOT NOW?" will uncover the 10 obstacles that prevent you from achieving your dreams.


Homes4NCHomes4NC Photo Fundraiser
Sunday, September 14, 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday, September 15, 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday, September 16, 8:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday, September 17, 9:00 am-12:00 pm
Back by popular demand! During the NCAR annual Convention & Expo, members can pay $10 to Homes4NC to have their photo taken by Studio 16, in their professional, mobile  studio, and have the opportunity to view images immediately! Studio 16 will also match each $10 donation raised and donate it to Homes4NC! Members will choose their favorite image for their free commemorative 4 x 6 photo and then if they like the superb quality, and that magazine ready look, Studio 16 will go over purchase options individually! Click here to secure your appointment today! Keep in mind, these photos can be great for updated headshots, business cards and marketing but you can also bring in family or your spouse for personal shots as well!


Attention Property Managers! Check out Paul Dizmang's two sessions - they're specifically for you!


Willie JolleyKeynote Speaker - Opening Session
Sunday, September 14, 5:00-6:30 pm
This year's keynote address focuses on keeping an open mind about change for your business. Dr. Willie Jolley is the "Attitude and Achievement Expert" and has been named "One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World" by Toastmasters International. Don't miss his inspirational message and motivational words to push you and your business to the next level. There's always room for improvement, so commit to making changes now!


Get the low down on zipForm Plus and DocuSign from Speaker Mark Saunders.


Dance Party
Sunday, September 14, 9:00 pm-11:30 pm
Get ready to dance the night away with The Craig Woolard Band.


Speaker Meredith Oliver talks about the two sessions she will be presenting: Effective Online Marketing and What's 'Appening.

Trivia Night

RPAC Trivia & Live Auction
Monday, September 15, 8:00-10:30 pm

Come test your trivia skills at the 2nd Annual Trivia Night held in conjunction with the annual NCAR Convention & Expo. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and the five-round trivia competition begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. Trivia teams may have up to five players. Come enjoy a cocktail and test your skills in a fun, friendly competition with your peers! Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams with first place winning $1,000! Tickets are $15 for an individual or $75 for a team. While you are there, you can also invest in your career and your industry through a live auction to support NC RPAC! Pre-registration is required to play trivia but anyone can participate in the auction.Click here to see the registered trivia teams. Email for more information.


Speaker Jones Loflin gives you a preview of his two sessions: "Equipping Others to Change" and "Time Management and Work Life Balance".


Final Night Gathering/Bingo
Tuesday, September 16, 8:00 pm
DownTime is a new family game area with mini bowling, pool table, shuffleboard, air hockey, Wii, Xbox and arcade games. A DJ will be playing the top hits and a casual and fun menu featuring sandwiches wings and pizza will be available.

Or, join Lisa York, 2014 Convention Committee Member, who will be the entertaining and enthusiastic bingo announcer in the Empire/Crystal Ballroom. Players will have a chance to win prizes.


Speaker Chris Bird talks about what you'll learn at his session: "What's Congress Up To?".

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