NAR President-elect Chris Polychron speaks at the St. Louis AOR event, Future Shock

Standing Room Only at the St. Louis REALTORS® Broker Conference, Future Shock

In front of an audience of some 300 brokers at the St. Louis Association of REALTORS® Future Shock (#SLARshock14) event Oct. 16, NAR President-elect Chris Polychron addressed issues related to syndication, after a panel that included other industry and REALTOR® experts.  The question at hand: to syndicate or not to syndicate? The panel helped bring clarity to the ongoing syndication debate.  At the event, Chris reiterated the need for a Bill of Rights to help protect REALTOR® interests in listing data, saying “We must continue to stand up and remind everyone that the service we provide in accumulating property information is very valuable.” 

NAR President-elect Chris Polychron speaks at the St. Louis AOR event, Future Shock
NAR President-elect Chris Polychron speaks at the St. Louis AOR event, Future Shock

 

 

The other panelists who participated were:

Russ Cofano | Senior VP of Industry Relations, Move, Inc.
Rene Galvan | Executive Vice President, HAR.com
Saul Klein | CEO, Point2 Technologies Inc.
Elizabeth Mendenhall | 2018 President, NAR
Chris Polychron | 2015 President, NAR
Joe Pryor | NAR MLS Committee Member
Paul Prince | President, MARIS
John Whitney | Director of Business Development, Trulia

More images and tweets from the event below…

 

Future Shock 2014

Future Shock 2014

 

 

 

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Panelists at Future Shock 2014

 

Elizabeth Mendenhall at Future Shock 2014

Elizabeth Mendenhall at Future Shock 2014

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