Forecast Forward PD

Forecast’s 20/20 insights now expand beyond event day.

When you purchase tickets to CREB®’s 2020 Forecast you will receive complimentary, advanced registration to one of our all-new Forecast Forward professional development sessions hosted at CREB® in the weeks following the event. 

If you have purchased your Forecast ticket, register to attend one of our Forecast Forward sessions below. 

Remember, registration is first come, first served. Register early to claim your spot.


Economic Forecast: 20/20 Insights

Speaker: Ann-Marie Lurie

Date: Jan. 21, 2020

Time: 10 a.m. - 12 noon

Join Ann-Marie Lurie, CREB®’s chief economist, to gain further insight and intel on what the market has in store for the year ahead. 




Mobile Homes and the Law

Speaker: Jeff Kahane

Date: Jan. 22, 2020

Time: 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Take a deep dive into understanding the legal nature of mobile homes and the differences compared to working with traditional homes. You'll review the different types of situations that you may face with mobile homes and the challenges when acting for buyers and sellers.




Real Estate Staging - The Best Marketing Strategy

Speaker: Rachel Borrelli /Yvonne Laanstra

Date: Jan. 23, 2020

Time: 10 a.m. - 12 noon

Home staging is a proven strategy in marketing a home. This session will provide real estate agents with valuable knowledge on how to incorporate home staging as part of their marketing strategy.




Catching and Keeping Better Clients

Speaker: Pete Baran

Date: Jan. 28, 2020

Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

 Learn the science behind what makes customers tick and how to pivot your business to catch and keep better clients. You’ll discover:

  • The innovations that generate more client value.
  • How to make your customers happy, not just satisfied.
  • What you are really selling – it’s not what you think!




CRA Audits Uncovered

Speaker: Doug Reeh

Date: Jan. 30, 2020

Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Discover the whys and hows of the Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) audit selection process for all businesses regardless of the format (proprietorship, partnership or corporation) and for personal tax returns not including a business.




Prospects Mobile Basics

Speaker: Bill MacDougall

Date: Feb. 4, 2020

Time: 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Learn how to take advantage of Prospects Mobile features including:

  • Map search advanced features;
  • Recent searches;
  • HotSheet;
  • Search for comparables; and
  • Brand & Share.




Doing Business Differently: Fireside Chat with James Boettcher

Speaker: James Boettcher

Date: Feb. 6, 2020

Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Join Fiasco Gelato CEO James Boettcher for a fireside chat on doing business differently. Discussion topics will include: 

  • What it means to be a purpose driven company.
  • What “doing business differently” means.
  • Why culture is so important.