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Biggest RPOA Conference Ever!

The RPOA has just finished its biggest conference and expo ever. Nearly 1,000 investors and rental property owners attended the three-day conference to hear eight national speakers and ten local speakers on a variety of topics from short-term rentals to mobile home investing to self-directed IRA’s and more. Fifty exhibitors joined in to make the conference even more exciting.

If you’d like to sponsor next year's conference or have an exhibitor booth, contact Kathy Bartnick at 616-318-3503 or email her at by March 15th, 2019. Not only do you get 2019 rates, you’ll be in a position to choose your space after you’ve paid.

What attendees had to say:

“Pretty much everything was great – from the MC to the speakers to the people I met and the information I gathered. It was awesome.”

“I enjoyed the variety of speakers and enjoyed Scott Meyers’ seminar on self storage and Gene’s on senior housing. So many different aspects of the real estate business…the deal room was also a great way to learn during lunch. And, of course Paul Isely was the most informative and appreciated speaker!!”

“Kudos and high praise to all who had a hand in planning and conducting this year’s conference. I found the presenters to be informative and sometimes provocative. The lunchtime deal making sessions were well orchestrated with amazing participation on both days. The exhibitor booths were peopled by company principals and knowledgeable staff offering great services and special offers. However, by far, the most beneficial aspect of the annual event is the opportunity to network with other investors, owners, and movers-and-shakers in the real estate arena in and around Grand Rapids. This was time well spent. You have a reason for pride.”

“The three presentations I attended were vacation rentals, get the lead out, economic forecast by GVSU and housing in Grand Rapids by GR planner. All were great and well worth the time spent. I also enjoyed talking with some of the vendors. That was very helpful. I would never had the chance to meet them in any other way. Thanks so very much.”

As a final thought: A huge thank you to everyone who attended this year and for all those that participated in one way or another. It just wouldn’t be the same without you!

Dates for our 2020 conference will be locked in soon - stay tuned!

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