2013 Convention

Please note that this schedule may change

Tuesday, Sept. 3

RPAC Golf Tournament - 8 a.m. -2:30 p.m.
Support RPAC and enjoy the beautiful course at Wasatch Mountain State Park. One hundred percent of your registration fee will be donated in your name to RPAC.

Golf Registration Form

Leadership Academy Session - 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(invitation only)

Registration/Check-in Desk Open - 3:30-6 p.m.
Montage Back Lobby

Inaugural Dinner - 7 p.m.
(ticketed event)
Empire Mountain Lodge

Join your colleagues for the installation of your 2014 UAR officers and the graduation of the 2013 Leadership Academy. Enjoy the chance to catch up with old friends and make new ones.

Wednesday, Sept. 4

Registration Open - 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Montage Back Lobby

Social Media Marketing - 8-10 a.m. - sponsored by Keller Williams Realty
(Social Media Designation)
Instructor: Katie Lance

The former chief strategist and social media director for Inman News will cover the latest social media trends, with a focus on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn and how they relate to real estate agents today.

2 elective real estate C.E. credits

Good Landlord - 8-10 a.m. - sponsored by the Utah County Association of REALTORS®
(Property Management Designation)
Instructor: Paul Smith

The Good Landlord Refresher Class allows REALTORS® in most cities to manage rental properties for a reduced business license fee. The class includes a comprehensive summary of residential property management best practices, most updated landlord/tenant law, and how to manage property efficiently with the least risk and most profit. This class is a must for any REALTOR® who owns or manages rental property or for those planning to in the future.  

2 core real estate C.E. credits

New Construction REPC - 8-10 a.m. - sponsored by Edge Homes
(New Construction Designation)
Instructor: Peter J. Christensen, J.D.

The UAR is rolling out the New Construction Real Estate Purchase Contract at Convention. Use this class to learn the ins and outs of this brand-new form. 

2 core real estate C.E. credits

Avoiding Lawsuits and Division Complaints - 8-10 a.m. - sponsored by the Park City Board of REALTORS®
Instructor: Paxton Guymon, J.D.

Even the best REALTORS® can get into trouble, and this class offers tips for avoiding lawsuits and Division complaints. Taught by a lawyer who specializes in defending real estate professionals, learn the most common legal problems and how to avoid them.

2 core real estate C.E. credits

Association Executives Training - 8-10 a.m., 2-5 p.m.
Local board association executives will hear from several national speakers about best practices for their associations. This year’s training session will also feature a special section about integrating smart growth principles into your community.

Grand Assembly - 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - sponsored by Veritas Funding

(Social Media Designation)

Keynote speaker Brian Copeland, one of the first REALTORS® to use YouTube for marketing, will teach you how to make your social media "go viral." By the end of the session, you'll know how to attract people to your social content, create a stronger online presence and convert strangers into life-long clients.

1 elective real estate C.E. credit

Evictions and Rental Contracts - 1:30-3:30 p.m. - sponsored by Security National Mortgage
(Property Management Designation)
Instructor: Kirk Cullimore, J.D.

Learn how to create a good rental contract and everything you need to know about evictions. This class is taught by Kirk Cullimore, a lawyer who specializes in Utah eviction law and rental contracts.

2 core real estate C.E. credits

Mobile Apps for REALTORS® - 2-3 p.m. - sponsored by Inside Real Estate
(Social Media Designation)
Instructor: Chris Nichols

Learn the latest apps for REALTORS® to use every day. This class will focus on six app categories: social media, productivity, photography, real estate, presentation and content creation.

1 elective real estate C.E. credit

Smart Growth: Introduction for Real Estate Professionals - 2-4 p.m. - sponsored by Edge Homes

(New Construction Designation)

Learn how you can incorporate smart growth principles in your community in this special session from NAR speaker John Rosshirt.

2 elective real estate C.E. credits

Commercial REPC - 2-5 p.m. - sponsored by The Franklin Group
Instructor: Grady Kohler

Whether you are already involved in commercial real estate or looking to break into the business, this class will teach you how to use the newly rolled-out commercial REPC form recently licensed by UAR.

3 core real estate C.E. credits

Association Executives Training Continued - 2-5 p.m.

MLS for the Mobile REALTOR® - 3:30-4:30 p.m. -
Sponsored by UtahRealEstate.com and PropertyPond.com
(Social Media Designation)
Instructor: Kevin Dolan
 

This class will show REALTORS® how to download and set up the new MLS mobile app for iPhones, iPads and Androids. This new app allows REALTORS® to search properties nearby, use map search, send results to clients and save searches with driving directions to properties.

1 elective real estate C.E. credit

Division of Real Estate Property Management Rules - 4-5 p.m. - sponsored by Salt Lake Board of REALTORS®
(Property Management Designation)
Instructor: Kreg Wagner, J.D.
 

Be one of the first to learn about the recent Utah Administrative Code changes to property management. We will discuss the legal ramifications of these changes and how you can stay in good standing with the Division of Real Estate.

1 core real estate C.E. credit

Appraisals and New Construction - 4:30-5:30 p.m. - sponsored by Edge Homes

(New Construction Designation)
Instructor: Craig Morley

Learn the basic appraisal protocol for new construction and what constitutes a noncomparable sale.

1 elective real estate C.E. credit

Social Media Breakout Session - 5-6 p.m.
Worried about keeping up on all the latest social media tools? Let UAR's newest affinity parner, Social5, do the work for you. Learn more about their service in this session.

Advanced Hotsheets - 5:30-6:30 p.m. - 1 real estate C.E. credit
Instructor: Kevin Dolan 

Sponsored by UtahRealEstate.com and PropertyPond.com

This class will show REALTORS® how to connect clients to their site and send property search results automatically to clients daily. Speaker Kevin Dolan will also demonstrate new features, including tracking interaction with connected clients and modifying and managing hotsheets for multiple clients from one dashboard.

REALTOR® "Cocktail" Party - 7-11 p.m.
Empire Mountain Lodge 

Sponsored by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and Axiom Financial

Build contacts and enjoy drinks (including the virgin variety) at our “Cocktail”-themed party night. Entertaining bartenders will perform, and there will be line dancing, karaoke and "Minute to Win It" games.

Thursday, Sept. 5

Registration Open - 6:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Montage Back Lobby

CRS Going Green - 7-11:30 a.m., 1:30-5 p.m.
(New Construction Designation)
Instructor: Mark Given

Sponsored by Utah CRS and Edge Homes

This timely class will help you identify the tools you need to succeed in the new green market. Learn how to locate and market to green buyers and sellers, and how to green your website. This class will give you tips on how to grow your business and stay on top of the newest green techniques and trends. Includes 8 hours CRS credit!

Tax and Asset Protection Strategies for Rental Properties - 7:30-9:30 a.m.
(Property Management Designation)
Instructor: Mark Kohler

Taught by popular instructor Mark Kohler, learn about how rental properties affect your taxes. Learn how save the most on taxes and how to protect your assets when renting out real estate.

Avoid Legal Problems when using Social Media - 8-11 a.m.
(Social Media Designation)

As any celebrity will tell you, social media can be a great way to build relationships, but can also damage your reputation and cause legal problems in an instant. Learn to avoid these problems while working on your Social Media Designation.

13 Strategies for More Business - 8-11 a.m.
Instructor: Verl Workman

“What is the value of increased knowledge if our actions and behaviors are not altered as a result of that knowledge?” Learn how to embrace the changes in the business world and thrive in today’s market.

Fair Housing and Property Management - 10-11 a.m.
Instructor: Kirk Cullimore, J.D.

Knowing fair housing regulations is a must for anyone involved in real estate, particularly if you are involved in renting out property. This class will teach you ways to avoid fair housing violations.

Trade Show Lunch - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Enjoy the largest trade show in UAR history with food, prizes and the latest products from REALTOR®- specific vendors.

Legal Panel - 2-4 p.m.

Back by popular demand, Chris Kyler, Mike Ostermiller, Curtis Bullock, Peter Christensen, Brad Baldwin and Kreg Wagner will give updates the latest legal changes affecting real estate professionals. Q&A session to follow.