GRI Grad


REunite, REconnect and REenergize at the LIVE GRI Grad course
November 30-December 1 at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria

  • Exclusive access to the industry's top speakers and sessions
  • Meet up with your GRI Grad referral network
  • Earn up to 6 hours of CE credit (3 hours Core A and 3 hours Elective)
  • Learn best practices from the industry's top producers 


Regular: $229 (ends Nov. 23)
Registration Line: 800-252-2910


Embassy Suites by Hilton East Peoria 
100 Conference Center Dr
East Peoria, IL 61611
Phone: (309) 694-0200





Wednesday, November 30, 2016
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

GRI Top Producer Panel

The Grad Course kicks off with some of our seasoned GRI's who are also Top Producing REALTORS® from throughout Illinois. Listen as they share their insights on today's market, their strategies, and tips to help boost your sales and your business.
Top Producer Panelists include: Kyle Killebrew (Springfield), Shari Kindle (Edwardsville), Kay Phillips (Libertyville), Matt Silver (Chicago).

Jim Kinney, Moderator

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Be Better than Google: Real Estate Tech the Right Way

NAR Director of Digital Engagement, Nobu Hata, will prime you for the two day's events with his insight on Google and consumer trends and how it ties into what lead generation is now, post-transaction flow, reviews and engaging consumers for sustainable business. 

Nobu Hata


Wednesday, November 30, 2016
1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.


Core A Fair Housing, Agency, License Law & Escrow: Steering Clear of Violations

Fair housing, agency, license law and escrow violations can lead to disciplinary action and civil fines that could make your real estate life difficult. Learn to steer clear of violations that might lead to problems. This course examines what the risks are and how to manage and reduce mistakes by understanding the “best practices” approach to these core principles of real estate practice.


Wednesday, November 30, 2016
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

CE Exam

Bruce Aydt

Thursday, December 1, 2016
9:00 a.m.-Noon

Mastery 2017: Taking It All to the Next Level

It's been said that Mastery is a product of 10,000 hours of deliberate practice in any particular area.  Join us in the session, where we'll shorten that just a little bit with a vital discussion on the fine points of mastering the most important aspects of your real estate career!    Our conversation will focus on the 5 Stages of Business Growth and include strategies to build your market brand, systems and support that can help you become more effective AND efficient on a daily basis, and a solid business plan tailor made for the agent who is ready to think like a business owner!  We'll also maximize your marketplace awareness with a concept that will make you think you've found the crystal ball!  So don't miss this session...or your only option may be the 10,000 hour plan!  

Video Preview

Pam Ermen

Thursday, December 1, 2016
1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Elective CE: One Quick Video Equals Online Success

By 2019, 80% of all content viewed online will be videos. They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If a picture is worth a thousand words then one video is worth 10,000 words, literally. Turn one video into photos, a podcast, blog posts, tweets, Facebook status updates and much, much more for only $5 buck per video. You will be amazed at how easy the process is. Are you confused? Where do I find content to talk about? With the tools you utilize every day!

Carrie Bey-Little


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Thursday, December 1, 2016
4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

CE Exam


Marki Lemons Ryhal


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