Attn: Chapter Officers
2009 Annual Report Statistics Now on the Web site www.wcr.org in Chapter Tools Section
2009 Annual Report Chapter Profile Section This document <http://www.wcr.org/memberCenter/Chaptertools/tabid/72/default.aspx> contains the statistics needed to complete Questions 1-4, and Question 24 on the 2009 Annual Report. The list is sorted by state and chapter name. The Annual Report is due at the National office by 2/2/2010.
NEW Annual Report: How-to Webinar in Chapter Tools This webinar is an instructional recording on how to correctly complete the 2009 Report. Webinar <http://www.wcr.org/videos/annualreport/webinar.html> | PowerPoint <http://www.wcr.org/Portals/0/BusPlan_%2009.zip>
Attn: ALL your National New Member and Renewal Campaigns
New! Upload your photo for your Member Expertise Profile for free!
As a special incentive, once you either join or renew your membership for 2010, you can upload your photo for the Referral Center at no charge. Just follow the directions from the link in the Member Center. That's a savings of $50!
ONLINE APPLICATION FOR NEW NATIONAL MEMBERS Encourage new members to join online when paying by credit card. This feature is available for NEW members only who are REALTORS, REALTOR-Associates, Affiliates with membership in a REALTOR Association or Executive Staff of REALTOR Associations. Click on the Join Today link at the top of the WCR Web site main page to start the application process. Their credit card is processed immediately, they receive an email receipt, and they have immediate access to the Member Center.
ONLINE RENEWALS ARE THE WAY TO GO
Encourage all members to renew online. It's fast and saves time and money. Members need to log in to the Member Center to pay online. All members received their Username and Password in the printed invoices that mailed November 10. And there is an easy to use password retrieval system available 24/7 that will send their User Name and Password to their email address. http://www.wcr.org/MemberCenter/RetrievePassword/tabid/115/Default.aspx
THE 2010 RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION CONTESTS Make sure your 2010 officers are preparing for the Recruitment and Retention Contests which begin January 1. If members are paying by credit card, encourage them to join online after 1/1/2010 if they are to count for the contest. New member applications received at the national office or processed online between January 1 and Feb 28 earn 20 points. March 1-31 applications earn 15 points. For more information on the guidelines and deadlines as well as some great marketing tools - go to the WCR Member Center Chapter Tool Box at http://www.wcr.org/MemberCenter/ChapterTools/tabid/72/Default.aspx
Budget Planning for 2010
All Local, State and Regional officer badges are now purchased directly from the WCR web store. Badges are $18.50 each. Order 5 pack of badges for discounted price of $79.99.
Registration Fee is $359 for Local and State Leadership Academy. Hotel rooms are $114+tax (currently 15.4%).
Save these 2010 Dates/Check the Web site for
Leadership Skills Workshop
March 19, 2010, Chicago, IL
Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
The New Rules of Real Estate: Trends, Technology & Social Media March 19-21, 2010, Chicago, IL Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile
Savvy REALTORS® know that to profit in today's market we must stay ahead of changing trends. This exciting knowledge summit will help you understand what's new and develop strategies for meeting the needs of today's consumer. You'll hear from the thought leaders of our industry and learn about technology tools to boost your productivity, including the new world of social media.
You will take home a mountain of relevant and actionable insights that will translate immediately to your business. The summit hotel is located on Chicago's famous Magnificent Mile, with world-class shopping just steps away. Join us, to sharpen your competitive edge, make business contacts and have fun, too.
May 13-19, 2010, Washington, D.C.
July 30-August 1, 2010, Chicago, IL
By invitation only: exclusive event for incoming chapter presidents.
November 3-7, 2010, New Orleans, LA
We are a network of successful REALTORS(R) empowering women to exercise their potential as entrepreneurs and industry leaders.
Women's Council of REALTORS