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2023 Portside Summit

Portside Summit 2023Portside Real Estate Group Founder Dava Davin speaking at the 2023 Portside SummitPortsiders far and wide gathered on Thursday, February 9th at the Westin Hotel in Portland for the annual Portside Summit. Portside agents were excited to network with each other, learn from each other, and get inspired by the exciting lineup of outside speakers and panels.

 Portside Founder Dava Davin kicked the day off with an inspiring opening presentation on what real estate means to her. The perfect way to set the mood of community building, inspiration, and motivation for the day.

Portsider Randy Ferrell kicked off his Emcee duties for the day and introduced the 2023 Keynote speaker Linda O'Koniewski. Linda provided an exciting new look at how to approach a listing appointment by using psychology. Rethinking how an agent gathers information with an emphasis on the power of listening. 

DeRay Mckesson and Mike LePage at the 2023 Portside SummitDeRay Mckesson sat down with Portside Designated Broker Mike LePage for a conversation about diversity, equity, and inclusion. A session that made many think and looks at situations from another perspective. This morning session became one the most talked about and favorite sessions of the day, inspiring Portsiders to do more and learn more in order to serve all of their clients.

Katie Shorey from Live and Work in Maine presented how portside agents can provide resources to their clients relocating from another state, and presented data from Maine employers on who is moving to Maine by job field. 

The morning session was rounded out with the first panel of the day: Advice from Allstars! Portsiders Jimmy Mac, Mary Conroy, David Bruce, and Emilie Levecque provided essential advice on how to navigate a changing market. Share their tips tricks, and how they connect with their clients.

2023 Portside Summit Investment panelThe afternoon sessions kicked off with an informative panel on building an investment portfolio featuring two Portsiders, Kaili Moore and Sky Ouellette sharing their first-hand experience with investment properties. Along with outside speakers Justin Lamontage and Rob Larochelle providing the commercial real estate and real estate trust perspectives.

Erin Oldham, Jen Tabb, and Monique Violette nailed it when presenting on “How to Nail your Listing Appointment” a presentation filled with the how-tos of presenting stats, communication, and staging a listing.

2023 Portside Summit Tech Tools BreakoutRounding out the day were two breakout sessions for Portsiders to choose from Tech Tools for Your Business,  and Improve Your Follow-Up Strategy by converting leads. Portsiders then reconvened for the highly popular Top 5 from Designated Broker Mike LePage and guest speaker Luca Richards, who centered us all with his presentation of Mindset, showing Portsiders how to set their life by a compass, not a clock. 


Portside Real Estate Group Agents at the 2023 Summit
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