AGM, Conference and Trade Show


The REALTOR® CONNECTIONS AGM, Conference and Trade Show is RAHB’s premier real estate event. Specifically designed with the needs of REALTORS® in mind, this one-day conference is filled with networking opportunities, a large tradeshow featuring real estate-related exhibitors, engaging knowledge pod streams and a fabulous keynote speaker!

Other perks of REALTOR® CONNECTIONS include free parking, delicious food, and of course, spending a fun afternoon connecting with real estate professionals in your community. So what are you waiting for? Connect today.

2017 Event Details

2017 Theme: Choose Success

Date: Thursday March 9, 2017

Place: Grand Olympia Convention Centre
660 Barton Street, Stoney Creek, ON., L8E 5L6

Cost: FREE* early bird registration for RAHB members
$60+HST for non-RAHB members
*$45 + HST for RAHB members after February 23, 2017.
*Please note that a $45 + HST fee will be applied to those who register but do not attend the event.

Time: 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Parking: Free (On-site)


Event Sponsors

The Hamilton Spectator
Hamilton Economic Development
OREA Ontario Real Estate Association
Real Services Photography
Ross & McBride LLP

Featuring Keynote Speaker, Stuart Knight!

Stuart Knight

Stuart Knight

Author, Entrepreneur & Communicator

Stuart Knight is a critically-acclaimed author, award-winning entrepreneur and expert communicator who helps some of the world’s biggest companies reach new levels of success. When he is not on the road speaking, you may have seen or heard him on some of Canada’s biggest TV and radio stations where he is often asked for his expert opinion on high-level communication. He is the author of two books, You Should Have Asked – The Art of Powerful Conversation and The Madness of My Mind. Whether you are an introvert or an extrovert, Stuart is here to help you harness the conversation skills you need to choose success!

Knowledge Pod Sessions

Rebecca Mountain

Rebecca Mountain

Social Media Lead Generator, Impetus Consulting

3 Keys to Lead Conversion

Learn how to turn your social media advertising into client conversion! Rebecca will discuss how to best offer something of value that aligns with your brand and target audience, how to use Facebook ads to drive them into your sales funnel, and best practices for following up.

Kelvin Kucey

Kelvin Kucey

Deputy Registrar of Regulatory Compliance, RECO

RECO Update

Hear the latest issues that REALTORS® need to know about Regulatory Compliance from the Real Estate Council of Ontario. Learn about the enforcement of the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act as it applies to RECO’s investigations, inspections, inquiries and more!

Mark Brodsky

Mark Brodsky

Principal, Mark Brodsky Digital Communications

2017 Marketing Trends

Learn how to use mobile technology to promote yourself and drive more business. You’ll learn why mobile makes local listings more important than ever, how to drive action with mobile marketing and how to create content with and for mobile.

Gregory Klump

Gregory Klump

Chief Economist, CREA

Home Price Index (HPI)

RAHB has just joined CREA’s MLS® Home Price Index (HPI). This tool gives you valuable information about home price levels and trends – once you know how to use it! CREA’s Chief Economist will walk you through the MLS® HPI so you can make the HPI part of your professional service .

Bruce McPherson

Bruce McPherson

President, Clarion Drone Academy Inc.

Real Estate and Drones

Drones and real estate? It’s coming! So make sure that you know the law before you fly. Learn about drone applications for real estate insurance, training requirements and the best questions to ask before you hire a company or person to fly a drone.

Sue Rimac

Sue Rimac

Business Development Consultant, Hamilton EcDev

New Interactive Zoning Lookup Tool

Hamilton Economic Development has rolled out a new “Zoning LookUp Tool” that provides information across the entire City. Sue will walk you through this easy-to-use web application where you will be able to find a property and its zoning, measure frontage and area, identify vacant lands and email or share your findings.

Lucie Brusse

Lucie Brusse

Board Member, Hamilton and District Apartment Association

What You Need to Know When Selling a Tenanted Property

Make sure you are equipped with the information you need to guide your clients on basic tenant rights. This session will cover when and how to evaluate a current tenancy, and how to determine what your client’s rights are when they assume a tenant in a property they are purchasing.

John Davidson and Stephanie Mazhari

John Davidson and Stephanie Mazhari

Halton Region Economic Division

Update: Halton Region Economic Development

Learn about the latest updates regarding the Halton Region Economic Development’s activities and initiatives, as well as the support services and information resources available to REALTORS®!

Become a REALTOR® CONNECTIONS Sponsor or Exhibitor!

Want the unique opportunity to market products or services directly to REALTORS®? RAHB enjoys mutually beneficial sponsorship relationships with companies and organizations that provide products or services that REALTORS® can use. We offer both Corporate Sponsorship and Event Sponsorship packages that can be customized to fit your needs.