2021 Tech & Trends
the brand new world of real estate
What are the apps and services used by successful agents and businesses and how is technology changing our daily lives in the real estate industry?
The classic way of doing things isn’t always the best. Discover how others are achieving similar or better results by tweaking their approach to agency practices, staff and management.
Be inspired by the personal and real paths of those who have done things right and gain from their experience in learning about their mistakes and recovery.
Short answer – everyone.
from your industry
After 40 years as a high-performing professional business person in the property industry, 10 years as Board Chairman of one of Queensland’s largest real estate marketing companies, and current Chairman of the Real Estate Institute of Queensland, Peter Brewer has transitioned his professional career to now being one of Australia’s most respected digital media strategists for small business, licensed clubs and the real estate industry.
Peter understands digital media. He knows what works and what doesn’t. As a veteran Ambassador for the USA Based Inman News Organization, Peter is renowned as one of the most influential and authoritative people in today’s online marketing world.
With over 18 years’ leadership experience at the forefront of the digital revolution, Steve Carroll is a renowned strategic, real estate and sales expert who brings leadership, expert insights and digital transformation together to evolve the successful leaders, employees and businesses of tomorrow, today. Recently appointed CEO of tech start-up HomeLoop, Steve was previously the Director of Sales for global online advertising company REA Group, and General Manager Residential Property for Property Finder in the UAE. Before moving to Australia in 2006 Steve held numerous senior sales leadership roles with Media giant EMAP. Steve’s lengthy career has seen him amass unrivalled expertise in business strategy, technology, sales, leadership and the shifting expectations of employee and consumers alike. He is a regular contributor, digital coach and featured guest for national magazines, videos and podcasts, and he is considered a pre-eminent authority on digital trends. For the last 3 years, Steve has been included in Elite Agent’s top 50 most influential leaders in real estate. In 2017, Steve took his passion for helping others ride the digital wave to a new level, with the launch of a project – Digital Live. This has raised over $1million for children’s charity Hands Across the Water.
Melanie Hoole, Digital & Social Media Marketer at Hoole.co specialises in helping real estate professionals perfect their personal reputation, build a first-class digital presence, implement social media marketing activities and generate leads.
She’s not your typical digital professional. She loves her craft but she is equally passionate about property. In fact, she’s been a property investor since 1998, after picking up the book ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’.
Fast forward some 22 years and she’s a digital and social media agency owner, a judge on the Real Estate Business Awards, coach for Elite Agent, a speaker at Digital Live and the Property Management Learning Retreat, and featured regularly in the trade press.
Tara Christianson is realestate.com.au’s Digital Strategist with first-hand knowledge of the power of the online world in real estate.
A world-renowned speaker with a background in real estate, Tara regularly presents at industry events on technology trends, online content and digital strategies. She also works with individual businesses to ensure they are utilising technology to their best advantage.
Tara’s passions lie in enhancing the efficacy of online profiles, offering ways to create and continue relationships online, and empowering real estate agents and agencies with the tools they need to succeed in their businesses.
Nigel Dalton is known globally for his work in the digital economy, from time in the USA after 2000, to transforming Lonely Planet from the world’s largest travel guide publisher to something relevant to 21st century travellers using massively agile approaches; then 8 years leading technology and R&D at REA Group in Australia. Now, alongside being a Director of Lean Enterprise Australia and the LEI, he is a social scientist for global tech consulting firm ThoughtWorks, where his job is to equip organisations with the tools and thinking that can accelerate them to becoming a modern digital business. He works on new organisational capabilities around speed to market, strategy, comfort with technology being at the core, applying human-centred design, using data for intelligence driven decisions, plus a productivity-centric delivery mindset – all mandatory to thrive in the 2020s.
Sean Smit has worked in and with the real estate industry for 14 years. Having run his own property management company, he spent five years in prop tech with realestate.com.au and now works at Podium, helping real estate agents modernise their CX and build their online reputation.
Podium offers a messaging platform to help agents reach their clients wherever they are, gain reviews, collect payments, communicate with customers, and capture leads—all from a single inbox.
As a technology evangelist, Sean is passionate about growing brands in the property industry.
Jonny Warren’s meteoric rise in real estate from assistant to nationally recognised, respected, awarded agent and, now, director of his own agency is no surprise.
Known for his unique, personable selling style and, as a leader in digital marketing and social media, Jonny delivers campaigns using out-of-the ordinary platforms tailored for his clients.
Jonny’s ability to adapt to new business strategies, along with his energy, hard work, relentless drive and passion helps him continuously achieve the best results for his clients and played an enormous part in achieving multiple record sales across a wide range of suburbs within the ACT.
Kasey is the National Head of Growth and Leasing at :Different and brings over 22 years of experience in the real estate industry, including being a property management business owner herself.
The past ten years has seen Kasey coach, consult and mentor property managers, BDM’s and businesses around the globe as well as conduct workshop training and conference events.
In 2019, Kasey was named an industry influencer by Elite Agent, and has been a finalist in the REB Awards “Mentor of the Year” category.
Friday, 30th July 2021 | 8.30am to 4.30pm
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|When:||Friday July 30th , 2021 @ 8.30am|
|Where:||Crown Promenade, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank VIC|
|Group Discount:||10% when 3 or more tickets are purchased together|
|Cancellation Policy:||Full conference refunds are available up to 5pm on the 16th of July 2021. 50% refunds will be given for cancellations made prior to 5pm on the 23rd of July 2021. No refunds will be available for cancellation requests received after 5pm on 23rd of July 2021. Cancellation requests should be sent to info@mitchellPT.com.au.|
|COVID-19 Refunds:||Full refunds will be given for cancellation requests received as late as 5pm on the 29th of July in the event that state or federal restrictions prevent delegates from affected areas from traveling to or attending this event.|