September 15-17, 2021
Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center | Pierre, SD
The 2021 REALTOR® Convention of the Dakotas, a one-of-a-kind experience that brings together the most talented and driven professionals in the industry. Explore this site to learn about key speakers, our schedule, useful tips and more.
Jared James has become one of the best follows today on places like Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, LinkedIn and on his popular podcast, Today with Jared James, because of his no non-sense advice, motivation and real world sales tips and videos. He's an in-demand speaker, entrepreneur and author of the book "Get out of YOUR way!"
CHERYL KNOWLTON, CSP, DREI
Cheryl Knowlton is CEO and Chief Energy Officer of Dynamite Productions, Inc. A 20-year veteran of the real estate and mortgage industries, Cheryl works with real estate professionals to increase confidence through compliance and elevate expertise through education. Cheryl is a proud member of the National Speakers Association and holds the highly coveted Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) Designation. She also holds fifteen Designations and Certifications bestowed by the National Association of Realtors®.
The Magic of Comedy
Tim’s journey has been both magical and inspiring. He has entertained hundreds of thousands along the way and come to this realization: It is less about the hour-long entertainment and more about the lifelong influence. He has masterfully crafted his message while sharing tools-of-the-trade for real-life improvements all the while entertaining everyone in attendance.
· Your registration includes learning and networking sessions where you can easily engage and connect with like-minded participants about issues that are relevant to your goals, ask questions, and share real solutions with your peers.
· Your experience includes recognition of your peers as they are honored for their service to the organization, their industry and communities.
From the Missouri River scenery and recreation to Capitol building and museum tours, the Capital City welcomes you and don’t forget to hit the links at Hills View Golf Course! There is something for everyone
Network with over 300 REALTORS® members from across North Dakota and South Dakota.
GOLF OUTING REGISTRATION
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Fee: $99/per person
Format: Four person scramble, shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. There is a Limit of 108 Golfers.
Eligibility: Members registered for convention are eligible to register and play golf.
Registration: Registration and Lunch at 11:30 am-12:30pm at clubhouse. All players must register in advance to golf by completing the registration entry form and submitting payment by August 27, 2021 If you have any questions regarding golf please contact Cathy Sonenschein at 605-224-5588
GOVERNOR'S RESIDENT TOUR
September 14 | 4-6 pm
The Governor's Residence is a two-story building poised peacefully on the shores of Capitol Lake in the precise location as the previous Governor’s Residence. The new residence serves as the private residence for governors and their families and as a facility capable of hosting about 100 guests for gubernatorial public events.
There are 4 time slots with only 25 per time.
TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCE AT THE ST. CHARLES
September 14 | 7 pm
Join your friends for great drinks at the famous St. Charles Bar, with expert mixologist Nathan as he demonstrates 3 classic drink styles: Build in the Glass, Shaken, Stirred. Lite appetizers and one bar drink included in your $10 registration.
7:00pm, with demonstration at 7:30pm
The 2021 REALTOR® Convention of the Dakotas would not be possible without the generous dedication and contributions that we receive from our sponsors, as they play an integral role in our convention education and events. Keep reading to learn more about this year’s sponsors.
If you’re interested in becoming a convention sponsor or vendor, please contact the Central SD Board at (605) 280-1968 or SD REALTORS® Office at (605) 224-0554.
AMERICAN BANK & TRUST
American Bank & Trust is a locally owned and locally managed bank that has been serving the area since the late 1800’s. We pursue a growth strategy that affords us the capacity to meet and serve all of our customers’ financial needs and make available to the customer all of the financial products they desire in today’s fast-paced world.
FARM CREDIT SERVICES OF AMERICA
Farm Credit Services of America is part of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of customer-owned financial institutions that provide loans and related financial services to U.S. farmers and ranchers, farmer-owned cooperatives and other agribusinesses, rural homebuyers and rural infrastructure providers.
SOUTH DAKOTA HOUSING AND DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) was created by the South Dakota Legislature in 1973 with a stated mission to provide decent, safe and affordable housing to low- and moderate-income South Dakotans. SDHDA is a self-supporting, nonprofit entity that uses no state tax dollars to fund its operating budget.
CATHY SONNENSCHEIN PROPERTIES
I am a licensed and a REALTOR®. I truly love my helping people sell and purchase real estate.
I am a customer driven REALTOR® dedicated to achieving results and providing exceptional service. If you are in the market to buy or sell a home, I will put my 46 years of real estate expertise to work for you!
HUGHES COUNTY ABSTRACT CO.
Hughes County Abstract was founded in 1889 and serves Hughes County. Our office has a wonderful staff with many years of experience.
We are one of several affiliate branches throughout the state of South Dakota, providing to you experienced abstracters and closing agents to serve your customers.
LEE REAL ESTATE
The team at Lee Real Estate has been serving central South Dakota for decades, and we look forward to helping you with any of your real estate needs in the area. Play around, look at the inventory, and set up any searches you want. We focus mostly in the Pierre area, but you might notice that we have properties for sale in many small communities across the area.
DELTA DENTAL OF SOUTH DAKOTA
At Delta Dental of South Dakota, we believe everyone deserves a healthy smile. That's why it's our mission to promote and advance oral health in South Dakota.
We provide dental benefits to employers and individuals to protect smiles and keep them healthy. And as a nonprofit organization, we care about the people and communities of South Dakota.
FISCHER ROUNDS REAL ESTATE
Since 1880, we have continue to grow to serve South Dakota and beyond with deep, sound Dakota tradition. Fischer, Rounds & Associates in Pierre and Mitchell are proud to be the top source for Real Estate Services. Whether you're buying or selling you can be assured you will have professional, personal service making your experience our priority; you will be glad you called us.
or over one hundred years we have been right here serving our customers and communities. Through honesty and integrity, we have built relationships that last from one generation to the next. Whatever your banking needs we are here to help you.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK - PIERRE & HURON
First National Bank has a history and commitment to customers that goes back nearly 85 years. We are a family-owned community bank, started in Pierre, South Dakota in 1934. Our banks are comprised of both main street and rural branches, proudly supporting the financial wellness of our customers, businesses, agriculture partners and the communities we call home.
SPONSORSHIP AND VENDOR SECTION
Take advantage of highly visible sponsor and/or exhibitor opportunities during the 2021 REALTOR® Convention of the Dakotas, which attract more than 300 industry leaders from across states of North Dakota and South Dakota. With various options available, there are a myriad of opportunities to connect with REALTOR® decision-makers and local board leadership – at a price that fits your budget.
Who Should Exhibit?
Companies with products and services that help REALTORS® sell more real estate
Companies that can benefit from the recommendation of REALTORS® to help sell an existing property or rehab and update an existing home
2021 REALTOR® CONVENTION OF THE DAKOTAS SCHEDULE
Subject to Change
We’re happy to share the full schedule for 2021 REALTOR® Convention of the Dakotas. Check out the information below to see what’s planned and when each activity is taking place. Feel free to reach out with any questions!
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Registration Lake Oahe Lobby
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. ***Governor’s Residence Tour – Must register prior to event
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. ***Truth or Consequence Drink Demostration –
Historic St. Charles’ Hotel
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
7:15 a.m.-8:15 a.m. RRC Dakota Chapter Breakfast Meeting - RRC Chapter Members Only
8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Registration Lake Oahe Lobby
8:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m. *CE Session – “How to create a structure and systems to handle more business” CE Approved in SD 3 E; ND 3 E Instructor: Jared James
RRC Dakota Chapter Course ($40 fee for non-RRC members)
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Trade Show Expo Set-Up
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. **Golf Outing Registration and Lunch for registered golfers
1:00 p.m. Shot Gun Start Dunes Golf Course, Ft. Pierre
1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. CE Session – “How to create more business than you can handle”
CE Approved in SD 3E; ND 3E Instructor: Jared James (hybrid course)
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Trade Show Expo Open
6:30 p.m. Ice Breaker Reception
7:00 p.m. – 8:00pm PASSWORD – Trade Show Game
Featuring: “The Side Hackers”
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
7:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Registration - Lake Oahe Lobby
8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. CE Session “Covering Your Assets: Protecting Yourself from Liability” CE approved in SD 3 R; ND 3 E Instructor: Cheryl Knowlton
9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Trade Show Expo Open
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. REALTOR® Luncheon with Keynote Speaker
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Trade Show Expo Open
1:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m. ND Board of Directors/Membership Meeting
SD Board of Directors/Membership Meeting
5:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. RPAC Reception - Casey Tibbs Rodeo Conference Center, Ft Pierre
(Invitation ONLY Convention Name Badge Required; SD Minimum Investment $99 &
ND Minimum Investment $250)
6:30 p.m. Awards and Installation Banquet
9:30 pm After Party – “The Magic of Comedy” Tim Gabrielson
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
7:45 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. Closing Breakfast/Prize drawings and Vendor prizes
9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CE Session “Detective Agency” CE approved in SD 3 R; ND 3 E | Instructor: Cheryl Knowlton (hybrid course)
* RRC Dakota Chapter Education: Members Free/Non-Members $40
** Golf—Separate Fee and Pre-Registration Required
*** Optional Tours & Events—Separate Registration and/or Fee Required
Leading the Way in Central South Dakota
Central South Dakota Board of REALTORS® (CSDBR) is a group of REALTORS® serving the counties of Campbell, Corson, Dewey, Gregory, Hughes, Hyde, Jones, Lyman, Mellette, Potter, Stanley, Sully, Todd, Tripp and Walworth in central South Dakota. CSDBR provides it’s members and the public with real estate resources, services, tools and education.
The Central SD Board of REALTORS® works to offer it’s members educational and networking opportunities throughout the year. The Central South Dakota Board of REALTORS® is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® which is the largest trade association in the Country with over 1.2 million members.
All REALTOR® Members adhere to a strict code of ethics and professional standards.
We hope you're able to attend. If you have questions about the registration process, our schedule or general information, don’t hesitate to contact Dawn Tassler, Central SD Board AE