TCN Announces Agenda for their annual Spring Principals Conference – Managing and Growing Your Brokerage Company.

2019 TCN Worldwide Spring Conference for Principals 

April 29-30, 2019 | The Watergate Hotel | Washington D.C.

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Please join us for the 2019 TCN Worldwide Spring Conference being held April 29th-30th at The Watergate Hotel in Washington D.C. 

The 2019 Spring Conference for Principals will begin with an opening reception on the evening of Sunday, April 28, with sessions from 9 am on Monday the 29th through 1 pm on Tuesday, April 30th.  Please book your flights accordingly!

Sunday, April 28
10 amBoard Meeting and Principal Arrivals
2-5 pmLocal Market Bus Tour – “CRE Time Travel” - hosted by Long & Foster Commercial (optional – open to attendees and guests)

Enjoy a pleasant Sunday drive along the Silver Line corridor from the Watergate to the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum at Dulles Airport.  See and hear how all types of CRE were affected by Metro’s $6.8 billion expansion, (the largest in its history).

On this guided, “time travel” bus tour learn how a cow pasture became the center of one-quarter of the total US office inventory (26.8 million sq ft Tyson's Corner)….in fifty years or less!  Admire the 360 views from the museum tower, have a snack on the bus, and if you are lucky…win a door prize!! 


5:30 pm

Welcome Reception at the Watergate Hotel for Attendees and Registered Guests at the Watergate Hotel’s “Top of the Gate” Rooftop Bar

Monday, April 29 (8 am – 5 pm) and Tuesday, April 30 (8 am – 1 pm)
Sessions to include:

Inspiring and Leveraging a Multi-Generational Workforce, Gregory J. Fine FASAE, CAE Executive Vice President and CEO of CCIM Institute & CCIM Technologies, Inc. 
 Valuation of CRE firms to Create Long-Term Value and Partnership Structures to Retain Talent and Lead to a Successful Exit, Obie Walli, Managing Principal, Valuation Alliance
 Update on CRE legislative and tax matters, Evan Liddiard, Director, Federal Tax Policy, National Association of REALTORS® and Erin Stackley, Senior Policy Representative - Commercial Issues, at National Association of REALTORS®
 Commercial Real Estate in a Maturing Cycle, B. George Ratiu, Managing Director, Housing & Commercial Research, National Association of REALTORS®
 The Future of CRE Tech, Bob Gillespie, Executive Director, Second Century Ventures
 Opportunity Zones: Your Questions Answered, Catherine Lyons, Manager, Policy and Coalitions at Economic Innovation Group
 Best Practices Discussions to include:
  • Recruiting – Tips and Best Practices

  • Sales Managers – Hire or Not

  • Crowd Funding – is it working and could TCN benefit

  • CRM Study results from Bradford Allen


The focus of this event is on sharing best practices, with the discussion ranging from recruiting to exit planning. Join your peers to discuss business and how you run your business - along with a healthy dose of networking and fun! 

Hotel Information:

The Watergate Hotel, Washington D.C.  
April 29-30, 2019 

TCN Rate: 
$325 single (Superior King)
$325 double (Superior Double) - five rooms available at this rate.
              Once these five rooms are booked, the rate will be $365 for double rooms.
              To book a double room, you must call the hotel directly. 


Hotel Reservations: BY TUESDAY, APRIL 2nd 

TCN’s group rate is available 3 days before and after our conference dates, based on room availability at the time of booking. 

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