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Rental Property Owners Association

1459 Michigan St NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Tel: 616-454-3385

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2020 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Schedule is subject to change.

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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH

7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exposition Open: Check out the offerings of over 50 exhibitors!
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Breakout Sessions:
▪    Note Buying Panel Discussion
▪    Don’t Do What I Did! (Audience Participation)
9:10 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. RPOA Annual Membership Meeting
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Meet & Greet with Exhibitors & Sponsors!
10:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Donna Bauer, Buying Notes: The Fastest, Easiest, Safest Way to Make Huge Profits in Real Estate, National Speaker
12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Lunch & Visit Exhibitors!
12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Ask the Experts
1:10 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. Vena Jones-Cox, Quickly Generate Massive Cash Flow by Jumpstarting Your Wholesaling Business!, National Speaker
3:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Meet & Greet with Exhibitors & Sponsors!
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. John Burley, The Secrets of Raising Private Money, National Speaker

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH

7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Exposition Open: Check out the offerings of over 50 exhibitors!
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Breakout Sessions:
▪    City of Grand Rapids Get the Lead Out! Grant Program
▪    Short-term Rentals Panel Discussion
▪    50 Ways to Do a Deal
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Paul Isely, Economics Professor, GVSU, Real Estate Market and Economic Forecast
10:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Dixie Decker, Increase Your Cash Flow by 4x in Student Housing!, National Speaker
12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Lunch & Visit Exhibitors!
12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Deal Room, Bring Your Lunch
1:10 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Robyn Thompson, Renovating for Massive Profits & Passive Wealth Building, Part 1, National Speaker
4:00 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. Meet & Greet with Exhibitors & Sponsors!
4:20 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Robyn Thompson, Renovating for Massive Profits & Passive Wealth Building, Part 2, National Speaker

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29TH

7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Exposition Open Check out the offerings of over 50 exhibitors!
8:00 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Breakout Sessions:
▪    Online REO Auctions, Casey O’Neill - Auction.com
▪    Ins and Outs of Commercial Real Estate Investment: Retail, Office, Industrial & Warehousing
▪    Real Estate Legislative Update
9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Grand Rapids Real Estate Development Projects 2020
10:10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Jim Aydelotte, Put $5k-$10k in Your Bank Account in 30 Days Using Lease Option Strategies, National Speaker
12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Lunch & Visit Exhibitors!
12:10 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Deal Room, Bring Your Lunch
1:10 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. Scott Meyers, Masterclass: How to Achieve Total Self-Storage World Domination, National Speaker
3:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Meet & Greet with Exhibitors & Sponsors!
3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tony Youngs, The Hidden Market: Finding Distressed Properties in Your Area, National Speaker

CONFERENCE GUIDE

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

We'll have an array of local experts on hand to talk about current hot topics in our several breakout sessions. Breakout sessions are the first event each day (8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.), so grab some coffee and get here early!

Topics for this year's breakout sessions:

Thursday, February 27th

Note Buying Panel Discussion

An expert panel discussion on this very popular and highly profitable method of investing in real estate.

 

Don’t Do What I Did!

Experts and attendees share their horror stories and latest and greatest ideas regarding real estate investment and landlording. Come with your own to share!

Friday, February 28th

City of Grand Rapids Get the Lead Out! Grant Program

Learn how you may qualify for a grant of up to $20,000 for new windows, doors and siding for your rental property!

 

Short-Term & Vacation Rentals Panel Discussion

An expert panel discussion on short-term and vacation rental properties.

50 Ways to Do a Deal

A super-creative, rapid-fire overview of 50 different ways to do a deal in real estate!

Saturday, February 29th

 

Online REO Auctions

Everything you need to know to be successful with online REO auctions.


The Ins and Outs of Commercial Real Estate Investing

Experienced commercial real estate professionals will explain the terms, techniques, approaches and the differences when investing in retail, office, industrial and warehousing space.

Real Estate Legislative Update

An in-depth update on current bills in the Michigan legislature affecting rental property owners and real estate investors.