2017 Agenda

Home Staging Convention Agenda

January 19, 2017


10:00 am to 4:00 pm Exhibitor Set-Up


10:00 am to 3:00 pm Registration Committee Set-Up

12: 00 pm National Board Meeting

3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Attendee Check-In


6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Networking reception, trade show and no-host bar


January 20, 2017

7:00 am to 8:30 am Breakfast


8:30 am to 9:10 am General Meeting


9:15 am to 10:35 am

Newbie- Marketing | Growing Your Business with Realtor and Home Seller Workshops – Amy George

All Levels- Get More Customers With Less Time & Money by Creating a Targeted Marketing Campaign -Melissa Marro

Mid-Advanced- Selling Your Business Donald R. Parker, CFA, CVA


11:00 am to 12:20 pm KEYNOTE Fred Berns


12:20 am to 1:45 pm Lunch


2:00 pm to 3:20 pm

Newbie- Pricing Methods for Home Staging How to Effectively Price Your Services for your Market and Maximum Profitability – David Peterson

All Levels- 20-17 Minute Ways to Increase Business – Joanne Lenart-Weary

Mid-Advanced- Staging Inventory Secrets – Michelle Minch


3:45 pm to 5:05 pm

Newbie- Strategies of Successful Stagers- Shell Brodnax

All Levels- Styling Secrets and Strategies – Sandra Racz

Mid-Advanced- So You Want A Warehouse? – Todd McAllister


7:00 PM to 10:00 PM Networking, Trade Show, Awards Dinner Banquet


January 21, 2017


7:00 am to 8:30 am Breakfast


8:40 am to 10:00

Newbie-Branding for Newbies – Kristy Craig Anderson

All Levels-  Social Media  – Cara Germain Gustafson

Mid-Advanced- HR Basics Michael Stephens


10:25 am to 11:45 pm KEYNOTE Sabrina Soto


11:45 am to 1:10 pm Lunch


1:25 pm to 2:45 pm

Newbie-Midlevel- The Stagers Guide to Surviving and Thriving in ANY Market! Bobbie McGrath

All Levels- 6-Steps to Choosing the Best Color Schemes for Clients – Audra Slinkey

Advanced – How To Successfully Manage The Expansion of Your Staging Business – Margaret Gehr


3:00 PM to 4:30 PM Panel of Experts by Years in business

1-3 Years in Business Shell Brodnax

3-5 Years in Business Bobbie McGrath

6 Plus Years In Business Elizabeth Scruggs

4:35 PM Last Words Close of RESACON2017

4:40 PM to 5:45 PM BONUS Session
Chapter Orientation Leadership Training
Anyone in or interested in leadership may attend