month, The Outer Banks Association of REALTORSŪ (OBAR) hosted their
inaugural REALTORŪ Fest & Tech Fair at the R/C Movie Theater in
Kill Devil Hills, NC.
power-packed, local event was designed for real estate professionals
but was also open to the public. The 150 REALTORŪ attendees left
equipped with the latest tools and data in business development,
technology and marketing.
at OBAR, we care about REALTORŪ education and I am honored to play a
part in creating helpful, informative and educational experiences for
our members,” says 2018 OBAR Education Committee Chair Lesley Moore.
“It was very exciting to see so many of our members in attendance.”
innovative venue which provided movie screens, a Dolby sound system and
stadium seating, was the perfect setting for the thirteen presentations
held throughout the day. Various speakers provided information on
topics ranging in content from “How to Prepare a Home for a New Buyer,”
led by James Skinner, Director of Housekeeping for Brindley Beach
Vacations & Sales, to “Utilizing Video in Social Media,” led by
Tyler Helms of Tyler Helms Creative. Twenty-eight event exhibitors also
shared information on products and services available in professional
photography, technology, mold-remediation, security, insurance, and
are so proud of our OBAR staff and all the work they put in to planning
the REALTORŪ Fest and Tech Fair,” says 2018 OBAR Education Committee
Vice-Chair Debbie Runnells. “This year’s event had great attendance,
reflecting the need for information on technology and security in our
and fountain drinks were provided for each attendee and Rooster’s
Southern Restaurant catered a boxed lunch. Over 20 technology-related
door prizes were given out to attendees, including a grand prize Apple
Watch. OBAR thanks event sponsors REALTOR.com, Johns Brothers Security,
Bluewater Restoration, SERVPRO of Elizabeth City & Outer Banks, and
ShowingTime for helping offset the cost of the event.
have received great feedback from attendees. We are already researching
to bring more technology education and key presenters to the next
event,“ adds Runnells.
next Outer Banks Association of REALTORSŪ REALTORŪ Fest & Tech Fair
will take place in March 2020 at the Kill Devil Hills Movie