A message from the NAMB/SOUTHEAST Advisory CommitteeNAMB/SOUTHEAST Advisory CommitteeNAMB, New Orleans, Hilton Riverside Hotel, NAMB SOUTHEAST, trade show, convention
"Renewing, Rebuilding and All That Jazz"
Friday-Tuesday, August 22-26
Hilton Riverside Hotel
It's not too late to register on-site for NAMB/SOUTHEAST, the
first-ever National Association of Mortgage Brokers conference
designed specifically for NAMBs southeastern state affiliates. For
the most up-to-date information, visit www.namb.org/nambsoutheast.
You can also register for a special show floor-only pass for
Join the state affiliates from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida,
Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South
Carolina and Tennessee in New Orleans for this exciting event. This
will be your best opportunity to gain valuable information that
will help your business right away! We have an awesome lineup, with
lots of exciting opportunities for education, networking and more!
Conference session highlights include:
Saturday, August 23: The Power of
This full-day symposium includes such informative topics as the
Federal Housing Administration (FHA); government-sponsored
enterprises, with representatives from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac;
government affairs; foreclosures; and much more! In addition, NAMB
is offering a prep course designed to provide an intense learning
experience for mortgage professionals who are planning to get
certified. This course will help prepare you for both the Certified
Residential Mortgage Specialist (CRMS) and Certified Mortgage
Consultant (CMC) exams, give you a feel for what the actual exams
will be like, improve your performance, and increase your
confidence. An additional fee applies for this prep course.
Monday, August 25: Roundtable Discussions
Attend "Building Successful Relationships," and with your combined
commitment, enthusiasm and excitementtogether, we can make a
difference! Take part in Monday's Industry Partners' broker
workshops, "Back to Basics: Building Business in a Changing Market"
with Fannie Mae and "Realizing Possibilities in a Changing Market"
with Freddie Mac.
Tuesday, August 26: Leadership Forum
Join us for "Visions for the Future," an open discussion with
industry experts, including NAMB President Marc Savitt, CRMS and
other key industry experts, including: A representative from Wells
Fargo Home Mortgage; Alabama Mortgage Brokers Association President
Craig McMurtrey; Louisiana Mortgage Lenders Association President
Sal Bernadas, CRMS; Kentucky Mortgage Brokers Association President
Ron Mitchell, CRMS; Georgia Association of Mortgage Brokers
President Walter Moody IV; Mississippi Association of Mortgage
Brokers President Jeff Farnham, CMC, CRMS; and more. Join with our
Industry Partners for a second day of broker workshops, including:
"Think Wells Fargo and Stay in the Race," with Wells Fargo Home
Mortgage; "To Be or Not To Be (An Independent Mortgage Broker)
& That is the Question," with 1st Metropolitan Mortgage; "Jump
Start to Commercial Lending," with Silver Hill Financial LLC; and a
session from InterBay Funding LLC.
The Exhibit Hall!
Nearly 50 exhibiting companies have signed up, and many more are
expected. Look for the latest products, opportunities, programs and
professional services available to today's mortgage professionals.
Join us at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 25 for the Exhibit Hall
Preview and Opening Reception. Be sure to attend when the exhibit
hall reopens on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 1:00 p.m.
Need education credits?
More than 70 hours of continuing education are being offered at
NAMB/SOUTHEAST. Courses include: NAMBits Intro; ABCs of FHA; 203K;
Protect Your Business: The Customer, the Law and You; Introduction
to Appraisal Underwriting; Nations Fair Lending Laws; Veterans'
Administration Loans; Intro to Ethics, Case Study; Identity Theft;
ABCs of Conventional Lending; Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA);
Commercial 101; Shut the Door on Fraud; Reverse Mortgage Lending
Module 3; Analysis of the Self-Employed Borrower; and Shedding
Light on Credit Scoring.
You'll get all this and much more by attending the inaugural
NAMB/SOUTHEAST show in New Orleans. Also, arrive early or stay late
to enjoy what New Orleans is known for, the incredible food. The
fourth annual New Orleans restaurant celebration, "COOLinary New
Orleans," will be taking place through Sunday, Aug. 31. The
celebration, which features special menus and pricing at
restaurants throughout the city, is a natural fit for a city whose
cuisine is an integral part of its history, fabric and culture.
Restaurants are offering specially priced COOLinary three-course
menus during our stay for NAMB/SOUTHEAST. Enjoy lunch for $20 or
less and dinner for $30 or less. For the listing of participating
restaurants, visit www.nomcvb.com/restaurants.