CENTURY 21 Canadian Conference 2013 LIVE Blog


Friday, September 13, 2013

12:30am Thank you for joining us in Kelowna!

CENTURY 21 Canadian Conference 2013 has now come to a close. Thank you to all attendees, webcast viewers from across Canada, vendors at the Supplier Expo, and Conference staff for making this event so memorable.

Happy travels! See you next year in Niagara Falls, ON!

11:30am Richard Robbins (keynote) real estate super coach

"Real estate is a contact sport." Expert trainer Richard Robbins took the stage with inspired ideas by highlight ways to deliver the best client experiences: Deliver the unexpected!


11:00am WhereToLive.com Special Technology Update

The incredible changes coming to OnlineOffice and century21.ca received a standing ovation! Thank you to the hundreds of offices that tuned into the LIVE webcast. Spread the excitement!




9:00am WhereToLive.com Special Technology Update

Conference attendees waiting patiently for this exciting presentation of the OnlineOffice and technology changes coming their way!  For those System members not in attendance, go to your OnlineOffice Dashboard to log into the LIVE webcast!



Thursday, September 12, 2013

2:30pm Scott Stratten (keynote) President of UnMarketing

Stratten is sharing tips for REALTORS® on maximizing their time spent on social media. He was named one of "America's 10 Marketing Gurus" by Business Review USA.



1:30pm Inside the Franchise Studio Q&A

Martin Charlwood, Vice Chairman, and Brian Rushton, Senior Vice President, Operations at Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership offer their experience and expertise at this business Q&A session.



9:00am Delta Grand Resort

Brian Rushton, Senior Vice President, Operations at Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership enjoys the lovely Kelowna weather, pre-Conference.



Attendees from across Canada enter the Conference Centre.



Some eye-candy awaits outside Conference for photo opportunities, courtesy of CENTURY 21 Assurance Realty Ltd.



9:00am CENTURION Parade

CENTURION® award winners get VIP treatment with a piper-led parade through Kelowna to Conference:


8:00am CENTURION® Breakfast

A declicious breakfast and celebration of CENTURION® award winners to start off the day.


Wednesday, September 11, 2013

7:00pm Opening Session

"Inside the Franchise Studio" Q&A session business building tips and inspiration from CENTURY 21 Canada Chairman of the Board & CEO U. Gary Charlwood, President Don Lawby,  and Senior Vice President, Operations, Brian Rushton:


A huge congratulations, celebrating award winners:

  • Sales Associate of the Year goes to Pauline Relkey of CENTURY 21 Dome Realty Inc.

  • Franchisee of the Year goes to Paul Baron of CENTURY 21 Leading Edge Realty Inc.


3:00pm Leadership Day
The ever-animated Richard Robbins (keynote speaker), real estate super coach and CEO of Richard Robbins International, gives actionable recruiting and retention tips.


2:30pm Leadership Day
Lin Kishore, Director of Marketing at Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership, explains the power of branding and how to make the most of the most recognized name in real estate: CENTURY 21.


2:00pm Pre-Conference Technology Workshops for REALTORS®
These exciting sessions are covering everything from web basics, to SEO, and advanced web marketing techniques.


1:00pm Leadership Day
Alex Blyakhman of WhereToLive.com shares some of the monumental changes coming to CENTURY 21 Canada technology starting this fall!

CENTURY 21 System members can watch the LIVE WEBCAST of the updates on Friday, September 13, at 9:30am PST. Check the OnlineOffice dashboard on the 13th for login details.


11:00am Leadership Day
Broker panel expert discussions on recruiting, retention, and how they've acheived their goals.

  • Myrna Park of CENTURY 21 Assurance Realty Ltd. (Left)
  • Bob Sheddy of CENTURY 21 PowerRealty.ca (Second from left)
  • Tim James of CENTURY 21 Pinnacle Realty Ltd. (Speaking, second from right)
  • Joanne Evans of CENTURY 21 Millennium Inc. (Right)



9:30am Leadership Day
Informative recruiting solutions and marketing ideas from:

  • Dwayne Mosley, Rainmarkers Marketing (Left)
  • Todd Shyiak, Director of Operations, Western Canada at Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership (Center)
  • David Martin, DIrector of Operations - Quebec, and Kevin Stanley, Director of Knowledge and Learning at Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership (Right)

9:00am Leadership Day
Don Lawby, President of Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership starts off Leadership Day with a warm welcome address:

Leadership Day Don Lawby


8:00am Delta Grand Okanagan Resort
CENTURY 21 Canadian Conference has landed in Kelowna, BC! The registration desk at the Delta Grand Okanagan Resort is now open! Drop by and say "Hello."

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