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CRS Announces Mel Robbins, CNN Commentator, as Keynote Speaker for Sell-a-brationĀ® 2018

Aug 08, 2017

Contact: Anthony Priore
Chief Marketing Officer

For Immediate Release

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Annual real estate conference considered must attend event for agents

CHICAGO, August 7,  2017—The Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) announced that Mel Robbins will be the opening keynote speaker at its annual Sell-a-bration® 2018 event which is being held Feb. 5 - 6, 2018 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas.

Mel Robbins is a top CNN contributor, best-selling author and one of the most sought after motivational speakers in the country. Robbins’ TED Talk on “How to Stop Screwing Yourself Over” has generated over 10 million views, and her book on brain and productivity, “Stop Saying You’re Fine”, is a business bestseller that has been translated into four languages. Mel has an extensive television résumé as an expert on human behavior and motivation for Good Morning America, Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, Oprah, The Today Show and Fox News. She was named America’s Outstanding News Talkshow Host at the 2014 Gracie Awards.

Sell-a-bration® is one of the largest and most important education and networking events for residential REALTORS® — drawing real estate professionals from across the country and internationally for two days of unparalleled networking opportunities and gain insight from top agents and industry leaders

The Sell-a-bration Early Bird member rate is only $579 through November 15, 2017. This year’s event will feature over 40 sessions including keynote speakers, interactive workshops, lectures and panel discussions in four topic driven tracks: 1) marketing and online reviews; 2) social media & video marketing; 3) special interest topics; and 4) systems for success.

Sessions are being led by an impressive lineup of top-producing REALTORS® and subject matter experts. Conference attendees can expect to interact with industry leaders, take away new strategies and best practices and network with other successful agents.

The Council is also offering a pre-conference course before Sell-a-bration 2018 on February 4th. The course topic will be announced soon. It is worth eight hours of CRS course credit toward the CRS Designation. ($150 CRS Members, $180 non-members).

“I highly recommend attending Sell-a-bration,” says Jennifer Ward, CRS. “I always get exposed to the best training available to real estate agents when I’m there. It has really helped me to become a top producer and stay ahead of the latest trends in the industry.”

For more information and to register for Sell-a-bration® 2015, visit, or call CRS customer service at 800.462.8841.

About the Council of Residential Specialists

The Council of Residential Specialists is the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS® comprised of more than 31,000 members supporting them with education, networking events, practitioner developed tools and mentoring. It also awards the CRS Designation to experienced REALTORS® who have completed advanced professional training and demonstrated outstanding professional achievement in residential real estate.