BELLINGHAM, WA--(Marketwired - September 20, 2016) - eXp Realty, the Agent-Owned Cloud Brokerage® (eXp World Holdings, Inc.) (OTCQB: EXPI) today announced that both Rick Miller and Stefan Swanepoel will deliver keynote addresses at next month's sold out conference of Company agents and brokers.
eXp Realty's third annual eXpCon, scheduled for October 5-7 in San Antonio, Texas, will be attended by approximately 600 eXp agents and brokers, representing more than a 3-fold increase from last year's gathering and the first time that the Company has sold out one of its major annual events. eXp World Holdings, Inc. also hosts its annual meeting each April, attended by the Company's shareholders who are predominantly also eXp Realty agents and brokers.
Miller, who has held CEO or President roles in companies ranging from a Fortune 10 and Fortune 30 to a startup and nonprofit, will deliver the conference's opening keynote address on the evening of October 5th. Miller's professional experiences, including as President of the $13B Global Services Unit of AT&T, and his unconventional approach to management have been highlighted in Harvard Business Review, Selling Power, USA Today, and MSN Business. He presently is CEO at Being Chief, LLC (www.beingchief.com) where he serves as an advisor to a broad range of Chiefs, across a diverse number of industries. Miller was elected to the Company's Board as an independent director in July of this year.
Swanepoel, widely regarded as the foremost authority on trends within the real estate industry, will address conference attendees on the morning of October 6th. Swanepoel 's T3 Sixty Group, in addition to providing consulting services, also produces many of the real estate industry's most authoritative publications and reports including the Swanepoel TRENDS Report, the Swanepoel Power 200, the T3 Tech Guide, the T3 Risk Guide and The Real Estate Confronts series. Swanepoel has authored and/or co-authored more than 30 books and reports analyzing the strategies, shifts and changes impacting the residential real estate brokerage business. His books have been featured on over 18 bestseller lists including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Huffington Post, CEO Read and Amazon.com. Swanepoel has given over 1,000 talks to more than one million people, serves as Editor-in-Chief of the SP200 (ranking of the most powerful people in real estate) and is also the Host of the T3 Summit (the leading real estate leadership summit). He has served as CEO of nine companies and two non-profit organizations.
The record attendance for eXpCon in part reflects what has been a banner year for the Agent-Owned Cloud Brokerage®. eXp Realty has more than 1,700 real estate professionals in more than 40 different US states, the District of Columbia, and Alberta, Canada. eXp Realty began 2016 with 862 real estate agents and brokers. In August, the Company reported year over year revenue growth of 137% and an agent count total of 1,400 as of June 30, 2016.
"The attendance at this year's conference is indicative of the strength of the Company's value proposition for agents with its emphasis on agent-ownership and agent support, as well as the strength of the relationships that are formed and which develop on a daily basis on our Cloud Campus," said Founder and CEO, Glenn Sanford. "We're honored and humbled to have both Rick Miller and Stefan Swanepoel headline this year's event and believe that we will be able to deliver a conference that rivals that of any real estate brokerage in the industry."
Sponsors for eXpCon 2016 include First American Title; First Cloud Mortgage; HMS Home Warranty, IMMOVIEWER, Oakley Signs and the RedX.
About eXp World Holdings, Inc.
eXp World Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for a number of companies most notably eXp Realty LLC, the Agent-Owned Cloud Brokerage® as a full-service real estate brokerage providing 24/7 access to collaborative tools, training, and socialization for real estate brokers and agents through its 3-D, fully-immersive, cloud office environment. eXp Realty, LLC and eXp Realty of Canada, Inc. also feature an aggressive revenue sharing program that pays agents a percentage of gross commission income earned by fellow real estate professionals who they attract into the Company.
eXp World Holdings, Inc. also owns 89.4% of First Cloud Mortgage, Inc. a Delaware corporation launched in 2015 and now licensed to originate mortgages in Arizona, California, Virginia and New Mexico. First Cloud Mortgage has positioned itself as a Planet Friendly Mortgage Company via the purchase of carbon offsets for homeowners offsetting the first year of the Carbon Footprint of the typical home on each mortgage originated through First Cloud Mortgage, Inc.
As a publicly-traded company, eXp World Holdings, Inc. uniquely offers professionals within its ranks opportunities to earn equity awards for production and contributions to overall company growth.
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