IAR Annual Conference Schedule


Leigh BrownMarki Lemons RyhalAnthony HueyMark Given
Leigh Brown is an experienced REALTOR® and energizing public speaker of international acclaim. She is an international sales and motivational speaker, and she will knock your socks off with her no-holds-barred approach to her presentations. Leigh’s presentations are memorable and will leave you feeling excited and ready to take on the world. She will lead our Opening Session "How to Defeat Zillow (or any other external threat) and a breakout session "Making a Return on Facebook and Twitter" (or "Facebook for Sellers"). Words that describe Leigh Brown: Passion, Energy and Experience. 
Marki Lemons Unlimited provides courses, training, and seminars to individuals, groups, associations, banks, government entities and municipalities on social media. Marki Lemons-Ryhal practices her craft daily, enabling her to paint a realistic picture in the classroom that enhances the participants’ ability to learn visually and verbally. As a fifth generation entrepreneur, Marki, takes a business approach to her classes, and is always seeking new and creative ways to increase an organizations bottom line through education. As a testament to this philosophy, Marki has earned nine real estate licenses and twenty three designations and certifications, which allows her the opportunity to apply her business wisdom to numerous areas.  
Marki began her first business (a snowball stand) at the tender age of 10. She opened her first real estate company in 203 and was in hte top 10% of REALTORS in Chicago by 2004. She was the youngest woman to be named Real Estate Educator of hte YEar in 2010. She has trained over 40,000 individuals.  
Marki will present the Core A CE Session. Words that describe Marki Lemons Ryhall: motivated, personable, tech-savvy. 
Anthony Huey
President & Presenter
Anthony Huey is a highly-rated international speaker and communications consultant who offers session attendees pragmatic communications tools, tips and techniques they can use immediately. His career includes tenures as a news reporter, magazine senior editor, crisis management specialist, media relations consultant and executive speech coach.
Anthony leads Reputation Management, LLC , one of the nation’s leading communications training and crisis consulting companies. He has presented nearly 2,000 paid keynote speeches, workshops and seminars on a number of timely communications topics that executives can incorporate into both their professional and personal lives.
His direct client work includes a wide variety of advertising, public relations and communications initiatives for hundreds of trade associations, municipalities and companies, including Nike, Victoria’s Secret, Eli Lilly, Nationwide Insurance, The Kroger Company, and Procter & Gamble.
Anthony received his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from The Ohio State University.
Anthony will lead our closing session (topic TBD) Words that describe Anthony: insightful, practical, organized, relevant, informational, interesting. effective
Mark Given author teacher, speaker humorist is thrilled to be a speaker and teacher for Inc 500 companies, many other public and private companies, associations, non-profits, national and international conferences and conventions across the planet. He is an expert on helping individuals and companies get the RESULTS they want in their life and in their business. His resume includes the ECU Brody School of Medicine, National and International real estate companies, Nationwide Insurance, and several hundred other large and small groups, companies, colleges, and well known organizations across the United States.
Mark has co-authored two top selling success books, “Finding My Why, Ernie’s Journey… A Tale for Seekers” and “Finding My Why, Glori’s Story… A Tale of Personal Achievement”. His book and action guide, “The Priority Project – 6 FACETS of Achievement” has been the catalyst for hundreds of success stories.
Mark and his wife Janice have been married for 38 years. They have 5 children and 6 grandchildren. Their 4 sons are all Eagle Scouts, have served two year missions for their church and their daughter Kerri is a Disney Cast Member and future Princess.
Mark will lead the Elective CE session "TBD"  Words that describe Mark: inspiring, uplifting, refreshing, encouraging, humorous, practical, actionable steps
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open
8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Expo Open
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcome! Coffee in the Expo Centerhall
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Opening Session with Leigh Brown Great River Ballroom
How to Defeat Zillow (or any other external threat)
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Breakout Session with Leigh Brown Great River Ballroom
Making A Return on Facebook and Twitter -OR- Facebook for Sellers
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Complimentary Lunch in Expo Centerhall
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Continuing Education (CORE A) Great River Ballroom
Marki Lemons Ryhal
4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception Zapata’s
7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open Foyer
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Educational Breakfast ($20 ticket) LaSalle Room
9:00 a.m. Beverage Break in Expo
9:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Closing Session Great River Ballroom
Anthony Huey (90 minutes)
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Expo Open
11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Buffet Lunch in Expo
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Prize Drawings in the Expo (exhibitor/sponsor)
12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Continuing Education with Mark Given (reserved) Great River Ballroom
Elective CE
2:30 p.m. Beverage Break for CE



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