Every year, Real Estate Webmasters runs a conference in Nanaimo, BC, called the REW Summit. During this event, customers and webmasters from all around North America come to learn, share ideas, and take in the beautiful scenery that British Columbia, Canada, has to offer (we don’t just have great olympic winter weather – our summer and fall seasons are amazing as well).
This year the event will be held on September 16 and 17, 2010, at the Vancouver Island Conference Center. Instructors include senior REW developer Anthony Hatzopoulos teaching website speed optimization for better customer satisfaction and search engine rankings and REW CEO Morgan Carey talking about search engine optimization and link building in 2010. Beginners will learn how to do their own search engine optimization, while more advanced customers will brush up on current techniques, share ideas, and discuss the future of SEO in the real estate space. Re/Max Technologist and owner of Ericonsearch Eric Blackwell will be presenting “Build your authority on 30 minutes a day.” Learn how to build your authority / pagerank and online reputation when time is limited (as it is for every realtor).
REW is excited about the four classes being presented and feel they will be a huge asset to anyone attending. However, not to be outdone are the two other features of this year’s summit, the client collaboration session and the “improving the lead manager” session. Client collaboration is something the members of the year-one summit asked for. Basically participants will break out into like minded groups and share their best tips, custom mods, and techniques for SEO / lead conversion. Most folks will tell you this networking session is one of the best features of the REW Summit.
The summit section of the REW website links to the various items needed by attendees (credit card authorization form, hotels with discounts, bios of authors, the schedule, etc) and threads discussing this event are on the REW Summit forum. If you’d care to test your swing while in the area, Nanaimo Golf Courses outlines the opportunities. Additional information about Nanaimo is on Go Nanaimo.