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Event Name:NAMB Swarm - Iowa
Join NAMB and the Mortgage Professionals of Iowa on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 9:00am - 4:30pm at the West Des Moines Marriott, 1250 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines, IA for our NAMB Swarm - Iowa sponsored by United Wholesale Mortgage!

This event is filled with a variety of speakers that will provide those in attendance with great information and useful tools that you can use to help grow and improve your business!

Cost for this session is only $40 per person and includes breakfast and lunch!

Agenda includes:

9:00am: Registration begins

9:45am: Welcome from our President Rick Bettencourt, CRMS

10:00am - 10:50am: How to Rapidly Win Great Agent Relationships featuring Ron Vaimberg, President and Head Coach of NMP U

In this amazing 80 minute presentation you will learn high impact strategies to: 
  • Get the attention of agents in a crowded marketplace
  • Ask the right questions that allow you to stand out from the crowd
  • Overcome the most common agent objection like “I am working with another lender”, or “I only do listings”
  • Position yourself for growth regardless of changing market conditions
  • And so much more…
11:30am - 12:20pm: How to grow your VA business featuring NAMB President Rick Bettencourt, CRMS

Come on in and learn firsthand how to incorporate your passion and love for helping our military into a system that can grow your VA production exponentially.  Learn how to differentiate yourself from EVERY mortgage originator in the industry.  Whether you JUST passed the NMLS test or have been originating for 30 years, this program will  help you HELP those who sacrificed so much for all of us. Learn marketing tips and tricks that can light the fires and kick the tires to grow hour VA Home Loan Business like never before!

12:30pm - 1:20pm: (Lunch Provided) A Federal Government Affairs Update with NAMB's Lobbyist, Roy DeLoach

Don't miss this informative session presented by Roy DeLoach, NAMB's Lobbyist, who will provide those in attendance with a DC insider's view of what's happening in Washington, DC.  Learn more about important bills of interest and how changes in DC may affect the mortgage industry.

1:30pm - 2:20pm: Taking Market Share in 2018 presented by United Wholesale Mortgage

In an industry where everyone offers the same products and good pricing is a dime a dozen, it is innovative technology and committed partnerships that shape your ability to grow business. Allen Beydoun, Executive Vice President of Sales at United Wholesale Mortgage, discusses UWM’s
commitment to giving business back to the broker, as well as the features and technology it has in place to help you capture additional market share. Learn how the combination of game-changing technology and unrivaled client service access will get your borrowers to the closing table faster than other lenders – and how your business will pick up because of it.

2:30pm - 3:20pm: Light Your Leads on Fire presented by Pam Padley, Lead Implementation Specialist, Focus IT

What if you could supercharge those lagging leads? What if you could give your borrowers the service they deserve by clicking a few buttons? Thanks to the Pulse CRM, you can! In this training we’ll go over how you can have your marketing done-for-you, why you need to ditch the spreadsheets and how vital having an effective pipeline is, so you can spend your time doing what you love.

3:30pm - 4:20pm: How to Succeed with Social Media presented by John G. Stevens, NAMB Immediate Past President

Learn how to get the most from social media and succeed in business from John G. Stevens, NAMB Immediate Past President.  John shows those in attendance how to maximize the tools available on the worldwide web and grow your business by creating a social media strategy.

For more information, please contact Valerie Saunders, NAMB Executive Director, at 202-434-8250 or via email at
Thank you to our sponsor!

Event Date:10/18/2018
Event Time:9:00am - 4:30pm
Location:West Des Moines Marriott
1250 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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Contact Person:Valerie J. Saunders, CRMS
(phone: 202-434-8250)
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