Join us at the RMAOpen 2018 From 1pm Thursday 22 February 2018 Metropolis Events, Southbank, Melbourne Early Bird ticket offer ends 31 December! UPDATE: The RateMyAgent 2018 Agent of the Year Award winners have been announced. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees! RateMyAgent is all about promoting and supporting great agents in their local community. This will always be our core mission – and now, we want to expand on it by encouraging open and productive discussions about the challenges facing the real estate industry today. So we invite you to attend RMAOpen 2018 - an inaugural event that'll next year be held in Melbourne at Metropolis Events on 22 February 2018. (use promo code: EARLYBIRD2018 to save $40) What you need to know about RMAOpen 2018 Starting with a half-day conference and culminating with the cocktail event; 2018 Agent of the Year Awards night, RMAOpen is your ticket to discuss the challenges – and potential solutions – in a fast-evolving real estate environment. The conference will run from 1 pm to 5 pm, featuring 4 x one-hour sessions with guest speakers and panel discussions. Nothing is off the table! Topics will include: Industry ‘disruptors’ and new commission models – the end of real estate as we know it, or a chance to evolve and grow? Sales data – who owns it? Who can use it? What about disclosure? Entry standards and ongoing professional development – are they good enough? How can we improve them? Technology in real estate – friend or foe? A comedy set about 'The Hard Life of Real Estate' by the brutally honest and hilarious Lawrence Mooney See the full agenda here. Lawrence Mooney Widely regarded by fans and peers as one of the funnest stand-up comedians, Lawrence Mooney will be bringing his brutal honesty and hilarious insights to the RMAOpen 2018. Not only will he be doing a stand-up comedy set at the end of the afternoon sessions, he'll also be the MC for the Awards Night! Secure your tickets here. Introducing new categories in the Agent of the Year Awards Each year during the Awards evening and cocktail event, we announce and celebrate the State and National agent and agency of Year winners. This year, to recognise even more great agents and agencies, we’ll also announce winners in the following categories: Rising Star of the Year (Male) Rising Star of the Year (Female) Large Agency Network of the Year Large (more than 100 offices) Medium Agency Network of the Year (100 offices or less) Small Agency of the Year (20 offices or less) We’ll tell you more about these exciting new awards in the coming weeks. Find out how to win an award here. Limited seating – book your tickets now! Seating at the venue is strictly limited, so book early to avoid disappointment. Your ticket to RMAOpen includes the conference, along with the evening cocktail which is the 2018 Agent of the Year Awards. We’re also offering tickets just to the evening event only, so you can bring your partner (see the RMAOpen website for more details). Take advantage of our early bird offer! Book by 31 December with promo code: EARLYBIRD2018 and secure your tickets for $219 p.p. (full price $259). Learn what it means to win agent of the year from Tim Heavyside, the 2017 Agent of the Year. UPDATE: The nominees for RMAOpen 2018 Agent of the Year Awards have been announced! Are you nominated?