@properties Holds Annual @Expo Event For Real Estate Brokers

Event featuring @expo hall, educational classes and keynote speech from 1871’s Howard Tullman draws over 800 @properties brokers


@properties, the largest independent real estate brokerage firm in Illinois, held its 2015 @Expo on Oct. 26 at The Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel. The annual event gives @properties brokers an inside look at the tools and resources the company offers to support their business.

More than 800 brokers attended the event, which included a keynote speech on major technology trends from 1871 CEO Howard Tullman. Leadership and motivational speaker Terry Watson delivered a speech about some of the tactics real estate professionals can use to create a strong client connection, while Spartz Media CEO Emerson Spartz provided tips to drive viral social media content and word-of-mouth business.

The event also included a full schedule of training and educational classes and the @expo hall, which featured exhibits from @properties’ marketing departments and preferred vendors; life-size chess and Connect 4™ games; massage stations; an art installation by Chicago artist Hebru Brantley; Instagram photo booth; and a giant Lite Brite™. The theme of this year’s expo was “Love – How We Connect,” highlighting @properties’ love multimedia campaign.

“This is one of the most important events @properties puts together every year because it showcases all the resources we offer and how we’re constantly evolving and growing as a company,” said @properties co-founder Michael Golden. “We had some incredible speakers this year and also gave our brokers a sneak peek of many exciting things to come.”

“We always strive to make each Expo better than the last. It’s a great opportunity for our brokers, staff and vendors to connect, and have a lot of fun in the process,” added @properties co-founder Thaddeus Wong. “We had a great turnout and are so appreciative of everyone’s involvement.”


About @properties

@properties is the No. 1 independent residential brokerage firm in Illinois and one of the top 12 residential brokers in the U.S. by sales volume. @properties has nearly 2,000 licensed brokers in 18 offices throughout downtown Chicago, surrounding suburbs and southwest Michigan. For more information, visit www.atproperties.com.

Written by Kelly Maguire
Kelly is the corporate communications manager for @properties.