Sept 28-30, 2022
Indianapolis, IN

Onsite Registration Only - Please contact us at info@councilofmls.org.

See you in September!

Connect In Indy

Join CMLS and local host MIBOR REALTOR® Association for CMLS2022 ACCELERATE at the beautiful JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis. At CMLS2022 you will have the opportunity to connect with your peers and colleagues and learn more about the topics driving our industry. The work put in by you and your organizations to advance the MLS is impressive. Let’s harness the momentum and collaborate to inspire and shape the future. We look forward to you joining us in the race to accelerate at CMLS2022. 

Relevant Topics Delivered by Industry Experts

Conference Agenda

CMLS2022 kicks off on Wednesday with networking sessions, attorney-only legal forum and the opening night party. General Session begins both Thursday and Friday morning with breakfast followed by a full day of learning. *Schedule subject to change.

CEO Forum

12:00 pm –
 5:00 pm
Room 203-205
The CEO Forum is an invite-only event and includes lunch.

Legal Forum (MLS Attorney Only)

12:00 pm –
 5:00 pm
Room 201
The CMLS2022 Legal Forum is open to MLS Attorneys. The Forum is an invite-only event and includes lunch.

MLS Matters Forums

3:00 pm –
 4:30 pm
JW Grand 1 – 4
We will have four sessions for you to choose from. MLS Matters – Volunteer Leaders: JW Grand 1 MLS Matters – Marketing: JW Grand 2 MLS Matters – Compliance: JW Grand 3 MLS Matters – Operations: JW Grand 4

Opening Night

6:00 pm –
 9:00 pm
Indiana State Museum
We look forward to seeing you for an engaging and intimate party at the Indiana State Museum located just steps away from the beautiful JW Marriott. This is a ticketed event. Thank you to our Opening Night Sponsors – CRS Data and MIBOR REALTOR® Association. Walking Directions to the Indiana State Museum

Breakfast

7:30 am –
 9:00 am
Griffin Hall

Exhibit Hall

8:00 am –
 5:00 pm
Visit with our incredible sponsors. View the Exhibit Hall Map.

State of MLS

9:10 AM –
 9:25 AM
JW Grand Ballroom
Listen to the MLS State of the Union, and the vision for CMLS.

Speed, Safety and Building Exceptional Teams

9:25 AM –
 10:15 AM
JW Grand Ballroom
If the speed of your business continues to increase in the next 10 years, ask yourself; How Fast can you get Fast?  Derek takes your team down the success road to understand the critical difference between going fast and being fast. They will grasp how Trust and Preparation become the cornerstones of teams who push against boundaries. You will learn how to achieve trailblazing performance and understand why corporations sometimes struggle to emulate these valuable traits.

Lead Is a Verb

10:15 AM –
 10:45 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
If we could move the conference out into the lobby bar for the morning, this would be the conversation over bloody marys and mimosas. With the industry under heightened examination, what can we do collectively and as individual organizations to prepare? MLS executives share a debrief from CEO Forum, and how they are leading through these interesting times. The group will discuss their vision of threats, opportunities, and how we can thrive in the MLS community.

Break

10:45 AM –
 11:15 AM

Full Spectrum Housing

11:15 AM –
 11:40 AM
JW Grand Ballroom
Trends turn into standards, and consumer trends are rapidly evolving. As consumers’ attitudes towards and expectations of housing flow along the full spectrum, how can we best meet their housing needs and create the marketplace. Learn from companies who are redefining what it means to be home.

No More Going By the Book

11:40 AM –
 12:05 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Some of us remember the MLS Book… While the current MLS platform is built on many of those same datasets, consumers are in search of elevated experiences and new features. Hear from innovators who are taking a new approach to housing data, and how MLSs can partner with them to power the professional for the benefit of the consumer.

Analyzing Your MLS Data

12:05 PM –
 12:20 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Over the summer RESO launched RESO Analytics, providing the industry with insights they need to make data-driven decisions. Since the launch, what have they learned and how are they implementing those learnings in their organizations?

Hall of Fame Award and Prize Giveaway

12:20 PM –
 12:30 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
The CMLS Hall of Fame recognizes the contribution of the inductee to CMLS as an organization and to the MLS Industry at or close to the culmination of the Inductee’s career. It is a means of acknowledging and thanking the Inductee for taking a leadership role and dedicating time, energy and intellect to improving the MLS industry.

Lunch

12:30 PM –
 1:45 PM
Griffin Hall

A Celebration of CMLX

1:45 PM –
 2:00 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Let’s take a moment to recognize and celebrate the achievements of the CMLX graduates of 2022.

Crossroads

2:00 PM –
 2:20 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
We are at a moment in time where the willingness to consider what is possible is turning into action. From businesses rethinking whether or not employees should work in offices to consumers rethinking what it means to own a home, there is an undeniable shift. If we took the collective experience in this room and reflected on what we’ve learned, could we ask what is possible and rethink the future of MLS?

MLS – the Value Engine

2:20 PM –
 2:50 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Consumer expectations are driving innovation, but how do these changes impact the data rights, licensing and distribution of the future. Looking towards the future what data can we secure, what IP rights do participants and MLSs have, and what feeds do we need to get the data from where it is to where it needs to go.

How an Idea Becomes a Policy

2:50 PM –
 3:15 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Who remembers How a Bill Becomes a Law? If we had to recall all of the steps, checks and balances, we would probably miss a few. But is MLS policy the same? Let’s take a deeper look at the current state of policy-making, as well as how has it evolved over the years. Are policies the only answer, or could we lean into best practices and frameworks to foster innovation while maintaining high standards?

Evolution or Revolution?

3:15 PM –
 3:40 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Leaders share how they are taking a fresh look at policy, and preparing their organizations to grow and thrive in the event of subtle shifts or rapid, fundamental change– where new ideas come from, the strategic conversations they are having and feedback loops they are creating, and their views on policy in the evolution of the marketplace.

Turning The Page

4:05 PM –
 4:30 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Matthew Consalvo shares highlights from this past year, acknowledges outgoing Board members, and celebrates successes from his time as Chair of CMLS.

Chair’s Reception

4:30 PM –
 5:30 PM
Exhibit Hall

Breakfast

7:30 AM –
 9:00 AM
Griffin Hall

Exhibit Hall

8:00 am –
 1:30 pm
Visit with our incredible sponsors. View the Exhibit Hall Map.

Broadening Your Horizon

9:00 AM –
 9:15 AM
JW Grand Ballroom
James Yockel shares his vision for the upcoming year and introduces the new Executive Committee of CMLS.

Shuttleworth Award

9:15 AM –
 9:25 AM
JW Grand Ballroom
The Shuttleworth MLS Executive Award of excellence recognizes the leader who is determined to have exhibited the highest qualities of leadership within their organization and demonstrated a dedication to excellence in Making The Market Work ®.

Measuring the Benefits of the Multiple Listing Service

9:25 AM –
 9:50 AM
JW Grand Ballroom
Hear from Bright MLS’s newly appointed Chief Economist, Lisa Sturtevant, on the updated methodologies and data points in their On Market Study, and explore the possibilities of replication in your local market.

Show & Tell – What We Built and Why

9:50 AM –
 10:15 AM
JW Grand Ballroom
All it takes is a spark – a tiny idea and the belief that it could be possible – and you can create a different future. Hear from leaders who reimagined what the MLS platform could look like, and stepped into action to turn the idea into reality.

Break

10:15 AM –
 10:45 AM

Federal Incentives, Consumer Behavior and the MLS

10:45 AM –
 11:05 AM
JW Grand Ballroom
Learn what the recent passing of Federal legislation means for consumers and the real estate industry. With landmark investments in and incentives for energy efficiency and clean energy, hear how we can educate the professionals and maximize the value to consumers. Learn more about how these incentives will impact consumer behavior and your MLS.

Culture of Strategy

11:05 AM –
 11:30 AM
JW Grand Ballroom
What makes a great leader? It is hard to put into words, but you know a true leader when you are in their presence. Volunteer leaders share their stories – why they are willing to serve and how they inspire others to come along the journey. How can leaders best facilitate strategic thinking with a bias toward action?

Legal Update

11:30 AM –
 12:00 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Mitch Skinner, Claude Szyfer, and Chris Osborn break down the most important legal issues challenging the MLS today.

Lunch

12:00 PM –
 1:15 PM
Griffin Hall
*time is approximate

Industry Update with Greg Robertson

1:15 PM –
 1:25 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Hear the latest industry news, gossip, and lobby bar conversations from the fabulous Greg Robertson.

Turning On the Lights: A Conversation with ARELLO

1:25 PM –
 1:45 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Forget any preconceived notions you may have about ARELLO. Join us for an illuminating conversation with Nick Rhoad, CEO of ARELLO (and Indy resident), and Janet Thoren, District 2 Director and Legal Counsel of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission, where they will share who ARELLO is, what they do, and how we can all work collaboratively.

Compliance … It’s Complicated

1:45 PM –
 2:10 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Compliance is not simple, and there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Learn from a panel of compliance experts who are layering technology, best practices, feedback loops, and incentive structures to ensure accurate and timely MLS data.

NAR MLS Update

2:10 PM –
 2:20 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Discuss NAR’s MLS engagement initiatives with respect to its 1.7 million REALTORS, the MLS community and its stakeholders.

MLS Fastpass

2:20 PM –
 2:45 PM
JW Grand Ballroom
Speed and safety in the data-permissioning fast lane – is it possible?
Join us In-Person or Virtually

Conference Registration

In-Person Options

Late

09/01 - 09/27
$ 1,199
  • Non-member price $1,699

Virtual Options

General

06/13 - 09/27
$ 599
  • Non-member price $999
Kick-off

Opening Night

We look forward to seeing you Wednesday evening for an engaging and intimate party at the Indiana State Museum located just steps away from the beautiful JW Marriott. This ticketed event is from 6 PM – 9 PM. Purchase your ticket when completing general session registration. 

Thank you to our Opening Night Sponsors – CRS Data and MIBOR REALTOR® Association.

Walking directions to the Indiana State Museum

$100 for Members
$150 for Member Guests
$200 for Non-Members

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