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Brokers deck the halls at second annual Georgia holiday networking partyMike BelmonteGAMB, networking, Ron Vaimberg, InterBay Funding, Warehouse One, Gary Hoyer, Art "Ski" Swiatkowski, Robert Trahan, American Brokers Conduit, IndyMac Bank, SouthStar Funding, Spring Break Networking Party As the Second Annual Georgia Mortgage Broker Holiday Networking Party kicked off on Dec. 16, the J.W. Marriott Hotel Lenox in Atlanta became home to more than 3,400 mortgage brokers. This all-day event attracted brokers from across the Peach State, and was co-hosted by the Georgia Association of Mortgage Brokers and The Georgia Mortgage Press. The day started off with a series of afternoon classes. National sales trainer Ron Vaimberg offered expert advice on how to triple your purchase-based business in 30 days, while Gary Hoyer of Warehouse One helped brokers piece together the broker-to-banker puzzle. Art Ski Swiatkowski of InterBay Funding LLC introduced residential mortgage brokers to small commercial lending and Robert Trahan of American Brokers Conduit offered real-world solutions to real-world problems concerning alt-A loans. At 6:00 p.m., the doors opened to the Second Annual Georgia Mortgage Brokers Holiday Networking Party. Lines to get in extended throughout the entire registration area as more than 3,400 attendees came to meet and mingle with almost 100 exhibitors. Between the platters of food, the IndyMac Bank and SouthStar Funding hospitality suites and the Sexy Santas sponsored by the Capstone Institute, attendees had a lot to be merry about. Members of the U.S. Marines were also on hand to collect donations for Toys for Tots. This years holiday networking party was a tremendous success. If you werent able to attend, dont miss out on the fun again! Watch future issues of The Georgia Mortgage Press for more information on the upcoming Spring Break Networking Party in May and other events.