About the event

The largest, most comprehensive real estate conference in British Columbia is back for 2019 and packed to the brim with opportunities to develop your business, network, and learn.

Between January 30th and February 1st at the Coast Hotel and Convention Centre in Langley, the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board’s Conference and Trade Show 2019 features five exciting speakers including Olympic gold medalist and Amazing Race Canada host Jon Montgomery.

There will be over 40 exhibitors will be on the conference floor to meet and connect you with their products. Technology information sessions will be running every hour to help you get your real estate game where it needs to be. On top of that, there are over 50 door prizes to be won!

Register now and join hundreds of REALTORS®, Brokers, and other associated professionals taking their business to the next level. See you there!

Featured Speakers
Tim Decker is a nationally touring performance speed painter who paints celebrity and patriotic portraits live in front of a crowd. Each painting takes roughly 4-7 minutes and the whole experience is set to music. He performs at corporate, charity and private events across the entire country.
David Knox has built an international reputation as a top sales trainer and keynote speaker in the real estate industry. As an authority on Pricing, Negotiating and Selling, he presents his seminars to more than 20,000 sales people a year in United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
Hugues Gibeault is the CEO and co-founder of Optimé International. He is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the company. Under his leadership, Optimé has helped clients achieve consistently superior sales performance and business results, along with industry-leading levels of employee engagement.
Sunjay Nath travels globally sharing insights on leadership and performance. He is best known for his trademark, “The 10-80-10 Principle” which is a framework that helps individuals and teams improve performance. This methodology combines best practices with small wins to help people empower themselves.

Jon Montgomery delighted Canadians by winning Gold in Men’s Skeleton at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Now, as host of The Amazing Race Canada, he is a charming ambassador for our country’s most beautiful sights. In his talks, Montgomery shares his Olympic journey and important lessons on teamwork, leadership, and dreaming big. Whether he’s in snowy Nunavut, on a lentil farm in Saskatchewan, or on stage presenting a keynote speech, Montgomery is genuinely funny and always inspiring.

Conference Program
Trade Show Program - Day 1 is 10:30 am to 5:30 pm - Day 2 is 9 am to 4:30 pm - Day 3 is 9:00 am to 12:30 pm


Wednesday, January 30 | Day 1

All workshops held every hour, on the hour:
12 noon | 1 pm | 2 pm | 3 pm

Advanced Workflow and Automation for Your Business – Darin Germyn

Mackie Room

Join Darin as he reviews some high-level strategies to automate your marketing, lead follow up and more. Featuring a multitude of different programs and features, this course is sure to impress.

Please note that this is an advanced course for those that are tech savvy individuals, or those that have the appropriate resources to assist them in the creation of the systems. We will not be able to go into deep detail or the individual creation of each automation due to time restraints.

Easy Tools that Every Real Estate Agent Should Use
– Chris Shields

Michaud Room

In this session, Chris will show you tips and tricks you can use when working with Touchbase, like how to put your listings on “auto-pilot.”

Other topics include how to use Paragon® more effectively and what you need to know about Lockboxes and the SentriSmart mobile app.

Finally, want to know how to handle the new Council Disclosure Forms quickly & easily on your mobile device? Chris will have you covered!

Listing Statistics in Paragon and
– Dimpu Thandi

Bedford Room

Want to improve your understanding of the Fraser Valley housing market and current trends? Use the Stats Centre!

The Stats Centre is the Board’s comprehensive, all-in-one research tool that can help you customize, compare and visualize Fraser Valley housing market data for you and your clients. Whether you’re looking for information on a specific community, or just want a quick graph on price movement in the past few years, Stats Centre can give you the information you’re looking for with little effort required!

Trending Tools and Gadgets for Agents
– Sadaf Baig

Innes Room

Delve into the world of technology with Sadaf Baig, who will walk you through what’s hot and what’s not in real estate right now.

This 45-minute session is packed with information about tools and gadgets that can help increase your productivity, enhance marketing strategies, simplify your current processes, and provide gift ideas for your tech-savvy clients.

Please note, this session is aimed to explore what tools are available in the market for you and does not go over how to use each one.

If you’re interested in gadgets, whether they are simple or complex, attend this session to see what’s available for you!

buy a ticket

3 Day Conference Admission

3 PDP Credits (Category C)

Trade Show & Keynote Sessions

Wine & Cheese Mixer (one complimentary beverage)

Door Prize Draw

No cancellations after Jan. 19, 2019

Cost: $129 plus GST

Conference VIP tickets

3 Day Conference Admission

3 PDP Credits (Category C)

Early Admission to Trade Show & priority seating for Keynote Speakers

VIP Lounge (January 30th)

Wine & Cheese Mixer (one complimentary beverage)

Door Prize Draw

Book by Sunjay Nath “The 10-80-10 Principle”  &  CD by Spirit

No cancellations after Jan. 19, 2019

Cost: $150 plus GST

Limited quantity


FVREB does not endorse or recommend any particular exhibitors participating in the trade show. We provide the venue for exchange of information between the business and trade show attendees. We recommend that attendees conduct their own research on any product or service they may be interested in.

Rhineland Cutlery
Odor Cleanse Systems Ltd
Ultra Digital Printing & Signs
Onikon Creative
Integra Law Group
AREAA Asian Real Estate Association of America Vancouver
Excelling Excelsior
Irina Bartnik Notary Corporation
Market Connections
TD bank
RBC Royal Bank of Canada
Realty Nuance Paperless Office Paperless Agent
AmeriSpec Inspection Services
BC Hometours
Dominion Lending Centres


Blue Crest Electric Ltd.

CCIM Western Canada Chapter

Clean 720 Building Maintenance

Cutco Closing Gifts

Downtown Surrey BIA

EDS Pumps & Water Treatment Ltd.

FVREB Commercial Division

Homelife Peninsula Property Management

Ivory Planning Group

Jesal Home Inspections

Jimmy Le-Tang, Chartered Professional Accountant

Lilian Cazacu Notary Corp.

Mr Home Inspector


Realserve – The Commission Advance Co.

Sentrilock, LLC

Touchbase Real Estate

Uptown Business Machines

wine and cheese sponsor
Rhineland Cutlery

The Fraser Valley Real Estate Board represents over 3,600 Realtors who live and work in the communities of Surrey, White Rock, North Delta, Langley, Abbotsford and Mission, in British Columbia.