5 NAMB National 2017 Sessions You Absolutely Must Attend

NAMB National 2017 is just around the corner, and we couldn’t be more excited for this year’s conference. The annual event hosted by NAMB, the association of mortgage professionals, will take place October 14-16 at the Rio All-Suite Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. The 55,000 square feet of space allows for an exciting combination of breakout sessions, networking, and trade show exhibitors that all focus on invigorating mortgage professionals. Did we mention that Lou Gramm of Foreigner will be headlining the event party?

Needless to say, NAMB National 2017 is going to be a great event. Come find the Class Appraisal booth in the expo hall and say “Hello” to a few members of our team! And don’t forget to check out the must-attend NAMB National 2017 breakout sessions listed below.

Mortgage Professionals: Attend These Sessions at NAMB National 2017

1. Dominate Your Retail Competition (Sponsored by United Wholesale Mortgage)

  • Date: October 14
  • Time: 2 – 2:50 p.m.
  • Place: Pavilion 9

Description: UWM President and CEO Mat Ishbia, leader of the top wholesale lender in the nation, will empower brokers with the tools to stand out among of a sea of competition from mega retail lenders. This energized coaching session will focus on how to “wow and win” clients utilizing an innovative mix of the right technology, quality service and modern marketing that will blow the competition out of the water.

2. Economic Trends in the Mortgage Industry (Presented by Carrington Mortgage Services)

  • Date: October 14
  • Time: 3 – 3:50 p.m.
  • Place: Pavilion 11

Description: This informative and valuable session will discuss what the recent economic trends favorable to the housing industry mean for mortgage originations. Carrington Wholesale SVP and national sales director Rey Maninang will teach mortgage brokers how to keep track of these and understand what they mean for both their markets and the industry as a whole. Attendees will leave this session armed with knowledge from one of the top wholesale lenders on which trends to watch and how to interpret them as it relates to their business.

3. Championship Lending (Sponsored by Quicken Loans)

  • Date: October 14
  • Time: 4 – 4:50 p.m.
  • Place: Pavilion 1

Description: Quicken Loans Mortgage Services VP David Schroeder knows that successful mortgage origination requires innovation, competitive analysis, strategic planning and — most importantly — grit. That’s why he’s put together this educational session, where he’ll review game film on industry trends, market research and proprietary data from Quicken Loans to help loan originators create comprehensive plans for a spectacular lending season.

4. The Secret Weapon All Loan Originators Need to Know (Sponsored by Plaza Home Mortgage)

  • Date: October 15
  • Time: 2 – 2:50 p.m.
  • Place: Pavilion 11

Description: Ragen Cunningham, Plaza Home Mortgage national renovation lending manager, will share with audiences how renovation loans can be used as the “secret weapon” of the finance world. She’ll discuss the benefits for borrowers, realtors and loan officers, as well as demonstrate how renovation loans can create myriad opportunities to expand business growth. This session will also help attendees develop new marketing techniques for renovation loans.

5. B.Y.O.B. Power Workshop! (Presented by FirstFunding, Inc. and Finance of America)

  • Date: October 15
  • Time: 3 – 3:50 p.m.
  • Place: Pavilion 7

Description: This session is for business owners and people who want to think like them. Go2training education specialist Ginger Bell will lead a fast-paced discussion featuring FirstFunding President Jim Dunkerley, Finance of America SVP Terri Buckman, Finance of America Mortgage National Sales Manager Garrett Griffin, and Focus Fulfillment President Philip Villasana. Attendees will learn how to build their own origination business model, brand that business and use various media platforms to promote it.

There are plenty of other informational sessions and training workshops to check out at NAMB National 2017. If you haven’t registered, click here to secure your tickets ASAP. You can also book your room through this portal.

– Brianna Valleskey