SOURCE: Georgia Association of Realtors

Georgia Association of Realtors

January 19, 2010 13:30 ET

Georgia Association of REALTORS® Partners With REtechSouth Conference

Conference to Be Held March 25-26 at the Gwinnett Center

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - January 19, 2010) - The Georgia Association of REALTORS® (GAR) has partnered with REtechSouth to bring the largest real estate technology trade show in the South to Georgia real estate professionals. The two-day conference will feature a line-up of prominent real estate speakers as well as GAR's Annual Broker/Manager Camp, which offers presentations specifically aimed at the needs of brokers, managers and owners.

"We are so excited to partner with REtechSouth for this cutting-edge technology trade show," says Dana Bauguss, 2010 GAR President. "Advancing ourselves through technology is no longer an option for REALTORS®, but a necessity if we want to remain relevant and at the top of our profession. We are lucky to have such a fantastic opportunity for education and networking in Atlanta."

As a benefit of the partnership between GAR and REtechSouth, GAR members receive a special 10 percent discount toward registration to the trade show.

Speakers for REtechSouth include Sherry Chris, President and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC; Paul Chaney, Author of The Digital Handshake; and Todd Carpenter, Social Media Manager for the National Association of REALTORS®. Others confirmed for the event include Jeff Turner, Ilyce Glink, Amy Chorew, Reggie Nicolay, Nicole Nicolay, Mark Eckenrode, Carol Flammer, and Brian Copeland. GAR will soon announce its line-up for the Broker/Manager Camp portion of the Conference.

REtechSouth is the largest real estate conference in the southeast. Held annually in Atlanta, the conference aims to teach real estate industry professionals how to incorporate new technologies into their practices and how to better utilize the existing technology. The unique conference is the only event that ties cutting edge social media concepts and practices, plus tips and tactics on existing technologies, to the unique challenges of the current real estate market. For more information about REtechSouth visit the website, www.retechsouth.com, or follow along with on Twitter at www.twitter.com/retechsouth or Facebook at www.facebook.com/retechsouth.

The Georgia Association of REALTORS®, the Voice for Real Estate in Georgia™, is a voluntary professional association of approximately 33,000 licensed real estate brokers and salespersons engaged in all aspects of the real estate business throughout Georgia. For more information, visit GAR's Web site at www.garealtor.com.

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