National Association of Real Estate Brokers 68th Annual Convention

The National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) will convene its 68th Annual Convention, August 17-20, 2015, Omni Hotel (Galleria), Houston, Texas. NAREB will host over 1,000 attendees, sponsors, exhibitors, and special guests.

Keynote speakers and special guests include: Susan L. Taylor, Founder/CEO, National CARES Mentoring Movement; Editor Emerita, Essence Magazine; Congresswoman Sheila Jackson, U. S. House of Representatives; Congressman Al Green, U. S. House of Representatives; Pastor Kirbyjon H. Caldwell, Windsor Village United Methodist Church; Bishop James Dixon, The Community of Faith Church, will be some of the dynamic guests speakers at the convention themed, “Empowering REALTISTS to make a Change!” Attendees will engage in stimulating workshops focused on management skills; international buyers; home grant programs; social security “eye openers;” overcoming barriers of homeownership; and Google free tools & virtual assistants, including unique networking opportunities.

Realtists, financial services executives, government officials, and homeownership advocates from across the country will gather together to continue its work to ensure that the American dream of homeownership remains on the forefront of the national agenda.

FOR SPONSORSHIP AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT ROSE DIXON, CONFERENCE CHAIR, AT 713.516.1064; EMAIL: RDIXON@DARESINC.COM. GO TO WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION: WWW.NAREB.COM

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Founded in 1947, the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, is the nation’s oldest, minority professional real estate trade association. Its mission is to ensure “Democracy in Housing.” NAREB focuses on business and professional development for its members, known as REALTISTS. The 68th Annual Convention will serve to bring attention to NAREB’s mission to keep homeownership as a desirable, affordable and obtainable option for all Americans.

Donnell Spivey, President; Andrea Hilliard Cooksey, Board Chairman; Melinda Dightman, President, Women’s Council, Rose M. Dixon, Conference Chair; and Antoine Thompson, Executive Director, will serve as the convention’s official hosts. NAREB REALTISTS continue to bring together minority professionals in the real estate industry to promote the meaningful exchange of business ideas and how to best serve its clientele. NAREB is a major influence and remains at the forefront of improving the quality of life for those in the communities that it serves by ensuring “democracy in housing.”