The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP)
has announced the lineup for its annual 2019 NAHREP National Convention
, set for Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 26-29 at the Grand Hyatt in San Diego. Sponsored by Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, the convention will host an estimated 5,000 real estate professionals, industry experts and corporate executives for four days of education, networking and entertainment. This year’s convention capitalizes on the surge of Hispanic homeownership, which has accounted for nearly 63 percent of new U.S. homeowner gains over the past decade.
NAHREP has also announced the keynote speakers for this year’s convention, which will include Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz Jr.; Everyday Millionaires author Chris Hogan; cookbook author and PBS star Chef Pati Jinich; and NBA superstar Earl Watson; Founder & CEO of Financially Wise Inc. Brittney Castro; and Communication Expert Liz Hernandez.
“The surge in Hispanic homeownership is driving growth in today’s housing market,” said David Acosta, 2019 president of NAHREP. “The Convention will examine some of the trends that are driving the powerful Latino mega-market and will provide helpful strategies, resources and inspiration to housing industry executives, corporations, non-profits and policymakers who are looking to tap into this market more effectively.”
The 2019 NAHREP National Convention combines business sessions led by the nation’s top real estate practitioners and experts with cultural elements showcasing Latino music, dance and cuisine. A jam-packed expo hall features top companies in the housing industry demonstrating innovative products and services.
Agenda highlights include:
►A Real Estate and Technology Executive Town Hall and a Lender Executive Town Hall, both of which will cover industry trends, planning strategies and the demands and opportunities of the Hispanic real estate market.
►A Latina Entrepreneur Brunch, keynoted by Chef Pati Jinich, cookbook author and star of the PBS show “Pati’s Mexican Table.” The event highlights Latinas as a primary force for the growth in Hispanic small business formation and features a panel of speakers.
►A panel of NBA athletes and professional sports executives, including former Phoenix Suns Head Coach Earl Watson and Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz.
►The Elevate Sales Summit, an elite training program for professionals in the industry that features educational and inspirational presentations by C-level executives, industry experts, top producers and professional athletes.