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2022 Ohio REALTORS Broker Summit


October 18, 2022, 9:00 am to 4:15 pm




Phone: 614.225.6229


Renaissance - Columbus Westerville-Polaris
409 Altair Parkway
Westerville, OH 43082

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Online registration for this program is closed. Please register on-site, there is plenty of availability!

The 4th annual Ohio REALTORS® Broker Summit will bring together brokers, managers, and owners from around the state to network, and to address vital issues and market trends impacting real estate.  You’ll gain insight into critical business strategies and tools for successfully running your brokerage.  Don’t miss out on this important opportunity – register TODAY!  Attendees will receive 5.5 hours of real estate CE.

New this year, Ohio REALTORS® is excited to introduce a Teams Summit to be held on location the day before our Broker Summit. Teams are becoming more common in the real estate industry as they help increase sales productivity by allowing individual team members to thrive within their own strengths and skill sets.  We’ll welcome top industry experts to help us discern the benefits, the concerns, and how to do it right.

Our Teams Summit will be held the morning of October 17th and we’ll offer our popular Brokerage Management: Understanding Your Responsibilities course in the afternoon, followed by our Broker Summit on October 18th – 2 full days of Broker focused programming!

A Networking Reception will be held from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm on October 17th (included with Broker Summit registration) – come build meaningful connections with fellow Brokers! (Sponsored by the Ohio REALTORS Broker Involvement Program)

Separate registration is required for the Teams Summit and Brokerage Management programs.  Register for all 3 programs for a special package rate of just $249!

Broker Summit Agenda

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
9:00 am to 4:15 pm


9:00 am – 10:30 am        How to Succeed in Strange Times - Brian Boero, CEO, 1000 Watt

Our keynote presentation will provide an overview of the current industry landscape/changes, and guidance on how to respond.  The program will focus on positioning and differentiating in a hypercompetitive marketplace – providing specific examples and exercises brokers can use in their business.  1000 Watt is housing’s branding and strategy agency, they do a ton of consumer real estate research on topics ranging from luxury real estate to seller expectations, to post-sale loyalty.  1000 Watt’s CEO will share highlights from this research, and offer recommendations based on their findings.

10:30 am – 11:00 am      Refreshment Break w/Program Sponsors

11:00 am – 11:30 am      Hot Topics in Broker Risk Reduction - Katie Johnson, NAR General Counsel (virtual presentation)

NAR General Counsel Katie Johnson will dive into the issues impacting real estate and provide risk reduction tips. Among the topics covered include competition in real estate, ransomware, multiple offers, copyright infringement, fair housing, ADA website accessibility, TCPA & DNC: texting & calling, the various lawsuits challenging the real estate industry today.

11:30 am – 12:30 pm      Data. Driven. Decisions. Building a Successful Brokerage - Steve Murray, Co-founder, REAL Trends (virtual presentation)

What are the major challenges in your real estate business for today and tomorrow?  What are the threats and opportunities facing our industry?  How and where can you best compete in the new landscape?  REAL Trends Co-founder Steve Murray will cover the key decisions facing industry leaders, trends, and the future of residential real estate.

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm        Networking Luncheon & Sponsor Roundtable

Our lunch time session allows attendees to share their best practices and challenges and generate solutions with their colleagues.  In the second half of our lunch we’ll hear from our program sponsors, discussing how their programs & services will help increase efficiencies and your bottom line.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm          Industry Legislative and Regulatory Update - Beth Wanless, Ohio REALTORS Director of Government Affairs/Todd Book, Esq., Ohio REALTORS VP of Legal and Legislative Affairs/Stephen McCoy, Esq., Ohio REALTORS VP of Legal and Regulatory Affairs

In this session Ohio REALTORS Government Affairs Director and Assistant VPs of Legal Services will get you up to speed on the legislative and regulatory issues that you need to know about!

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm          Refreshment Break w/Program Sponsors

2:45 pm – 4:15 pm          Issues Keeping Brokers and Managers Up at Night - Adorna Carroll, Real Estate Broker & President, Dynamic Directions

Operating a real estate business today is challenging. This program will dive into the issues faced by brokers and discuss strategies to overcome the challenges. Our presenter will discuss Regulatory & Compliance issues; Multiple offers – presentation of offers and other Cooperative Transaction Issues; Earnest money – license law and escrow responsibilities; Technology infrastructure and Data Security; Social media policies; and Video Surveillance.

We’ll also touch on the following: the need for a Business Plan; having The Right Structure, Policies and Procedures; choosing The Right Compensation Systems for your company; Having a Recruitment Strategy; incorporating the Right Generational Mix; implementing HR Systems; Financial Systems to be Profitable; having systems for Training, Management, Coaching and Mentoring; planning your Exit Strategy; and having systems for teams.

4:15 pm                               Adjourn

Interested in SPONSORING or EXHIBITING at the Broker Summit?
CLICK HERE and access page 9 of our Partnership Kit for more info...
CLICK HERE to register as a sponsor/exhibitor...

Renaissance Columbus
409 Altair Parkway
Westerville, Ohio 43082

Renaissance Columbus-Westerville hotel rooms are available at a discount rate of $159 plus tax.  CLICK HERE to make a reservation, or contact the hotel at 1-833-427-0292 and ask for the Ohio REALTORS Broker Summit Oct2022 group rate.  Hotel Reservation deadline: Monday, Oct. 3, 2022.

Contact: Deanna Wright, Professional Development Coordinator at  or 614.225.6229.




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