Schedule & Sessions

Thursday, March 30

10:00-10:45 a.m.: Committee Meetings

Education Committee (open meeting)

Future Leaders Committee (open meeting)

11:00-11:45 a.m.: Committee Meetings

ALC Committee (closed meeting)

Government Affairs Committee (open meeting)

2:00-4:00 p.m.: BOD meeting (open meeting)

Friday, March 31

9:00.-10:30 a.m.: Chapter Leadership Workshop (closed meeting)

Join fellow chapter leaders and administrators for this first ever Chapter Workshop. A Best Practices Panel Discussion, followed by two round-table discussions based on region and chapter size will occur. Use this opportunity to accelerate your chapter to the next level.

10:00 a.m.: Registration & Partner Exhibits Open

10:30-11:30 a.m.: Past Presidents Meeting (closed meeting)

12:00-12:45 p.m.: NLC 360

Listen to veteran Land Conference attendees about their best practices and tips for making the most out of NLC17. Start networking and meet fellow attendees before the event kicks off and learn creative ways to enhance networking.

1:00-1:45 pm: Let’s Make Deal$

Join fellow land professionals in presenting and buying properties from around the globe at the Let’s Make Deal$ LIVE session presented by LandBrokerWebsites.com! How often do you get the opportunity to tell your clients that you presented their property to over 250 other brokers? Reserve a place in the spotlight and have the opportunity to present properties to a room full of the best in the business. Keep an eye out in January to register for this one of a kind event.

2:00-2:45 pm: Social Media Mini Series

Discover how to take your business to the next level using social media. This session will take a close look at how land real estate agents can use social media as a tool for moving more properties and promoting their company’s brand.

4:00-4:45 p.m.: RLI Annual Meeting

Join RLI leadership to hear about the state of the Institute, including updates on bylaws and goals moving forward. Following, the session will open up into a Q&A discussion for all to participate.

5:00-6:15 pm: Welcome and Awards Ceremony

  • Brandon Rogillio, ALC, 2017 RLI National President
  • Elizabeth Mendenhall, 2017 NAR President-Elect
  • Andrea Bushnell, North Carolina Association of REALTORS® CEO
  • Lou Jewell, ALC, President of the Carolinas RLI Chapter
  • Awards Ceremony

6:30—8:00 pm: NASCAR Nite Out Welcome Reception

This private reception at the NASCAR Hall of Fame is a can’t miss part of the 2017 National Land Conference experience. Attendees can enjoy hors d’oeuvres and open bar while testing their hand on the race track in the NASCAR simulator.

Saturday, April 1

7:00 a.m.: Registration and Exhibits Open

8:00-10:15 a.m. Round Table Discussions & Breakfast

Attendees will be able to attend three topics, each lasting forty-minutes. A full breakfast will be served during this session. Round-table topics will be announced soon!

10:15-10:45: Networking Break with Exhibitors

10:50-11:35 a.m.: Break Out Session I

1031’s vs 1033’s: What’s the Difference? – Jim Miller, Esq.
Sometimes your client has a choice of using section 1031 or section 1033 to defer taxes. Which is better? This session will discuss basic elements of both sections as well as what types of events trigger the eligibility for section 1033. The attendee will see how section 1033 can be more restrictive than section 1031 in some situations and less restrictive in others and thereby be better equipped to assist their client to ask proper questions of their tax advisor.

Case Study – Land Investment Analysis Case Study – Fletcher Majors, ALC

Camp Fire Chats – Success Stories to Working with Residential Agents

7 Deadly Title Issues to Watch Out For – Timothy W Grooms
A real estate transaction has many complications and the involvement of competent title examiners is critical to a successful transaction. In addition, title insurance with knowledgeable coverage and endorsement selections can provide protection to a buyer and incidentally the real estate professional. Learn what the 7 most deadly title issues are, and how to protect yourself and your buyer.

11:35 a.m.-12:20 p.m.: Break Out Session II

Trade Room: Case Studies –  How & Why Drones Can Make You More Productive  – Caleb McDow
Drone, UAV, UAS – It’s not important what you call it. The important part is using these tools to increase clients, listings, and closings in your business. Come and learn how to provide value and save time & money with the use of aerial photography and video. You’ll also get the latest updates on FAA regulations for education and licensing to fly your drone safely and legally.

Camp Fire Chats – Success Stories to Working with Residential Agents

7 Title Issues to Watch Out For – Timothy W. Grooms
A real estate transaction has many complications and the involvement of competent title examiners is critical to a successful transaction. In addition, title insurance with knowledgeable coverage and endorsement selections can provide protection to a buyer and incidentally the real estate professional. Learn what the 7 most deadly title issues are, and how to protect yourself and your buyer.

Session to be determined

12:30-1:45 p.m.: ALC Recognition Luncheon

1:45-2:00 p.m.: Networking Break

2:00-2:45 p.m.: Break Out session III

1031’s vs 1033’s: What’s the Difference? – Jim Miller, Esq.
Sometimes your client has a choice of using section 1031 or section 1033 to defer taxes. Which is better? This session will discuss basic elements of both sections as well as what types of events trigger the eligibility for section 1033. The attendee will see how section 1033 can be more restrictive than section 1031 in some situations and less restrictive in others and thereby be better equipped to assist their client to ask proper questions of their tax advisor.

A Case Study: Land Investment Analysis – Fletcher Majors, ALC

Camp Fire Chat: Young Professionals in the Business – Kyle Hansen, ALC & Aaron Graham, ALC

Session to be determined

2:45-3:15 p.m.: Networking Break with Exhibitors

3:15-4:00 p.m.: Break Out Session IV

Negotiations in Natural Resources – Trae Gray

DSTs – A Solution to Your Clients’ Fears – Joe Michaletz

A Case Study: To be determined

Camp Fire Chat: To be determined

4:05-4:50 p.m.: Break Out Session V

Is Agritourism a Viable Option (For You or Your Client)? – Melissa Hunt
With agritourism becoming more prevalent among farmers, there are factors for your clients to consider in assessing the viability of becoming an operator. From legislative and liability to zoning and permitting issues, the opportunities to expand from land ownership to business ownership can be complex. Successful agritourism operations are helping expand awareness about land stewardship and where/how food is grown. Find out why farmers are choosing to go into agritourism and learn ways to help your clients navigate challenges that arise.

Session to be determined

A Case Study: To be determined

Camp Fire Chat: To be determined

5:00-5:45 p.m.: Break Out Session VI

Negotiations in Natural Resources – Trae Gray

Is Agritourism a Viable Option (For You or Your Client)? – Melissa Hunt
With agritourism becoming more prevalent among farmers, there are factors for your clients to consider in assessing the viability of becoming an operator. From legislative and liability to zoning and permitting issues, the opportunities to expand from land ownership to business ownership can be complex. Successful agritourism operations are helping expand awareness about land stewardship and where/how food is grown. Find out why farmers are choosing to go into agritourism and learn ways to help your clients navigate challenges that arise.

A Case Study: To be determined

Camp Fire Chat: Young Professionals in the Business: Kyle Hansen, ALC & Aaron Graham, ALC

5:45-6:00 p.m.: Networking Break

6:00-7:30 p.m.: The Cowboy Auction: Pony Up!

Get ready to pony up and lasso in some great items at this year’s Cowboy Auction presented by Williams & Williams Worldwide Auctions! Take home a piece of the 2017 Land Conference. The annual Cowboy Auction will make its return appearance at the 2017 National Land Conference. This fun filled event is brimming with energy, drinks, and laughter.

7:30-9:30 p.m.: Shindig in Charlotte

Attendees and their companions are welcome to attend the Shindig in Charlotte reception party. Enjoy live music, eats and drinks while networking in a fun and engaging atmosphere. Get ready for a good time with great company!

Sunday, April 2

8:00-8:30 a.m.: Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:15 a.m.: Expert Economist KC Conway

9:15-9:45 a.m.: Russell Riggs

What’s been going on Capitol Hill? What do the most recent elections mean for land professionals? Enjoy an insightful update of what is happening “on the hill” from RLI’s Government Affairs Liaison Russell Riggs.

9:45-10:00 a.m.: Coffee Break

10:00-10:30 a.m.: Expert ALC Panel

10:30-11:30 a.m.: Finale Speaker Nobu Hata, NAR, Director of Digital Communications

Feel the energy as Nobu Hata, Digital Engagement Director, NAR, wraps up the conference with an engaging and motivating speech all land professionals can take-away from. This finale presentation is presented by Farmers National Company.

11:30-11:45 a.m.: Conference Wrap-Up with Jimmy Settle, ALC, 2018 RLI President

12:00 p.m.: Segway Tour

Glide throughout Center City on this unique hour and a half tour. This “Uptown” tour is perfect for those who have an interest in hearing about some of Charlotte’s fascinating history, current happenings, and enjoying Charlotte’s diverse architecture and urban design.