The Atlanta REALTORS® and FMLS hosted an action-packed and invigorating 2017 Showcase Trade Show on August 24th at the Cobb Galleria Centre. The dynamic and interactive event attracted an estimated 3,000 Real Estate affiliated professionals from across the region, looking to expand and refine their businesses among the 146 exhibitors from around the country.
Rob Parker of Pinewood Properties, our 2017 Keynote Speaker, and all our presenters drew a large crowds with their fantastic and informative presentations. Visitors enjoyed learning valuable insights on branding their business, maximizing FMLS's Matrix 7.0 system, and the latest on rDocs. Attendees also heard about the realities of flipping houses, got designer tips on beautifying entryways, and heard from GDOT on the Northwest Corridor Express Lanes Project.
Our congratulations go out to Ellen Eltz - Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, Joune Clark - Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, and Christie Lorton - Delta Community Credit Union for winning a combined $500 in Showcase cash drawings. Other notable give-ways included several large drones and 43" TVs. Congratulations to everyone who attended the Trade Show and helped support Atlanta Habitat for Humanity.
All proceeds from the event will benefit Atlanta Habitat for Humanity! The purpose of this partnership with us is to promote the value of homeownership and the financial stability that comes from owning a home. The Trade Show allows ARA members to raise money for a community service project that directly relates to our industry. By participating in trade show, each company and individual has positively impacted their business. Together, we've impacted our community for years to come in supporting ARA's 16th Habitat for Humanity build.
Photo Highlights of 2017
Thank you to all the Sponsors and the Trade Show committee helping conduct such an outstanding event.