HGAR to Hold Annual Members Day on Oct. 17

Real Estate In-Depth | September 1, 2016

ABC NEWS - Dan Harris, co-anchor of ABC News' NIGHTLINE and GOOD MORNING AMERICA: WEEKEND EDITION. (ABC/ Ida Mae Astute)

ABC News’ Dan Harris Keynote Speaker

TARRYTOWN—Members of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors will gather at the DoubleTree Hotel in Tarrytown for its 100th Annual Meeting and Member Appreciation Day on Monday, Oct. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The event is free for HGAR Members, and is expected to draw more than 1,000 Realtors from the Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland and Orange counties.

This year’s keynote speaker Dan Harris is co-anchor of both Nightline and the weekend edition of Good Morning America on ABC News. He is also the author of 10% Happier, a #1 New York Times bestselling book about a fidgety, skeptical news anchor who stumbles upon meditation. Recently, Harris launched an app designed to teach meditation to doubters and busy people, so they too can become at least “10 % happier.”

Harris has been with ABC News for 16 years. He was the anchor of the Sunday edition of World News, and regularly contributes stories for 20/20, World News Tonight with David Muir, and the weekday edition of Good Morning America. He has reported from all over the world, and received Murrow and Emmy awards for his reporting. Prior to joining ABC, he worked in local news in Boston and Maine.

Other free events of the day will include a workshop on “Leveraging the Google Environment” with Warren Dow of Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies and “The Memory Switch” with Matthew Goerke.

Dow’s session will include the Google operating systems, browser products tools and services for a more productive mobile business. Goerke will demonstrate how to easily remember names and other important information, make presentations without notes, reduce stress, boost sales and improve time management.

In addition to serving boxed lunches, HGAR will also offer a special plated luncheon featuring representatives from the National Association of Realtors and the New York State Association of Realtors This special luncheon is $65, with all proceeds going to support RPAC, the Realtors Political Action Committee.

Members Day will also include a trade show with more than 75 vendors, an Annual Meeting, and a Celebration Cocktail party to acknowledge the HGAR Realtor of the Year and HGAR Affiliate Member of the Year, along with other awards. “We’ll also have some extra surprises this year as we celebrate our 100th Anniversary,” said Richard Haggerty, HGAR CEO. “We’re expecting more than 1,000 Realtors to attend this year.”

Prospect Lending is the Premier Sponsor of the event, and A.S.A.P. Mortgage is a sponsor of the Celebration Cocktail Party.

Members Day is free for all HGAR members, but everyone must register to attend. For more information, registration, or trade show details, please visit www.HGAR.com.