Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Centre Inc.

February 02, 2011 15:27 ET

Internet Marketing for Real Estate Agents-Coldwell Banker Canada Hosts Hands-on Training Event in Barrie, ON

All-Day Real Estate Marketing Training Event for Real Estate Agents-Friday, February 11th in Barrie: How to Leverage Digital and Social Media Marketing for Real Estate Success in 2011. All Agents Welcome.

BARRIE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 2, 2011) - Coldwell Banker Canada is hosting an intensive, hands-on real estate marketing training event on how to excel in 2011 and harness the power of digital and social media marketing for real estate agents. The Next Generation Symposium is an all-day event that will cover everything a real estate agent needs to know to maximize their marketing potential and succeed in 2011 and beyond. The Next Generation Symposium will take place on February 11, 2011 at the Holiday Inn in Barrie, Ontario, Canada. For more information or to register, visit

"The face of marketing for real estate professionals has changed dramatically over the past few years," said Tania Artenosi, Owner of Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Centre Inc. (Brokerage). "Social media and Internet marketing are now a critical part of marketing for real estate agents. So whether you're just starting out or you're a veteran, agents can no longer ignore these new marketing tools and need to educate themselves now to prevent getting left behind."

Though the event is hosted by Coldwell Banker Canada, and will be headlined by Coldwell Banker Canada President John Geha, the event is not restricted to Coldwell Banker agents. The symposium is open to all agents looking for solid real estate marketing and business growth training.

The symposium will feature workshops on establishing brand recognition online, the nuts and bolts of an effective online representation and a hands-on computer lab on how to use LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for real estate business.

Demonstrations will include editing and uploading photos and video, ON LOCATION video marketing and how to integrate your marketing with the different social media platforms to effectively compete in the 21st century. To download the agenda, please visit

"Coldwell Banker is the undisputed leader when it comes to innovative online and digital marketing tools for real estate," said John Geha, President of Coldwell Banker Canada. "At the event we'll have leading experts in social media and internet marketing for real estate on site giving step-by-step demos, walking agents through these exciting new tools."

Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops to the symposium in order to take full advantage of the training opportunity, as much of the work will be conducted on each individual's computer.

Along with utilizing a host of new media technologies, the symposium will also feature an in-depth focus on budgeting, business planning, time management and how to best set goals and quotas for 2011 and beyond.

"We've seen agents increase their business dramatically by employing some of the same specialized real estate marketing and business strategies that we'll be teaching at the event," said Geha.

Coldwell Banker Canada was founded in 1906, centered on a philosophy of combining professionalism with personalized service for the client. Coldwell banker is one of the oldest, most revered real estate agencies in the world.

To register or for more information on this real estate marketing training event on how to leverage digital and social media marketing for real estate, contact Dean Artenosi by phone at (705) 733-3300 or by email at To download the event agenda, visit

Contact Information

  • Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Centre Inc.
    49 Essa Road
    Barrie, ON L4N 3K4
    705-733-2288 (FAX)