Are you an expert in your field?
Be a Keynote at Indiana REIA™
Our membership of real estate professionals are eager to learn and build their investing businesses. That is why we welcome experts in all niches of real estate from across the country to help deliver quality content.
Below are some common questions but if you have more questions or comments you can put them in the speaker registration form. After reviewing the FAQ section please continue to the speaker registration form.
COMMON SPEAKER QUESTIONS
How long am I expected to speak?
The keynote main presentation starts at 10:00 am and lasts about 90 minutes with time for Q & A or sales afterwards. The complete REIA is meeting agenda here.
What is your typical meeting attendance?
We average 45 members per meeting. See the REIA™ meeting demographics here»
When are your monthly REIA meetings?
Our monthly REIA meetings are every 3rd Saturday of the month.
See our REIA meeting agenda here
How do you promote the event?
We promote the events through our newsletters, mailings, websites and announcements. I’d love to take some of your promo pieces to the newspapers, radio and TV as well. If possible it is also great to do a conference call that we can send to the membership prior to the event.
What happens after I book a date to speak?
Once you complete our speaker registration form your information will be reviewed and we will send you specific information so you are completely informed about speaking to Indiana REIA™ and what we can expect from each other, including:
- Membership demographics
- Our speaking event checklist
- Our real estate investor meeting stats
What is the makeup of your group?
50/50 – Landlords/flippers
35% newbies – done no deals
45% beginners – 20 – 50 deals
20% experienced – 50 + deals
What would you recommend for attire?
Our speakers have had good success with both business casual and suit – tie. The room is a comfortable temperature for both. The attendees are dressed in a mix of business casual and blue jeans.
How often do allow selling speakers?
It is Indiana REIA™ policy to only invite 3 selling speakers per year. If you have been contacted by us it means we have an opening.
To begin promoting my speaking event, do you need anything from me?
Please complete the Keynote Speaker Registration at the bottom of this page. Then once we have verified your speaking engagement please send your marketing material and, where applicable, sample products and access to your membersite for review.
Can you please provide to me some hotels in the area?
Can you please give me the closest airport so we can book the flight?
Fort Wayne International Airport, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46809, Fort Wayne airport website
How early can I be there Saturday to set up and test?
Doors open at 8:30 am. The keynote speaker should be on location no later than at 9:00 am.
What is the shipping address for my products & promotional material?
Please ship your products in advance of meeting to:
Indiana REIA™ c/o S. Allen
6435 West Jefferson Blvd. #200
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46804-6203
Note: this is not the location of the REIA meeting.
Where are your Real Estate Investor Meetings held?
Our Real Estate Investor Meeting location is in the PROTECHS building, 2777 Sherman Blvd. Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808. At the corner of Elmer and Sherman 0.2 miles south of the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo. There is a large PROTECHS sign on the building and we will have our Real Estate Investor Meeting directional signs on the corners.
What time does the meeting start? What time is the keynote presentation?
The Indiana REIA™ LIVE Main Event meeting agenda is here
NOTE: Fort Wayne is Eastern Daylight Zone
WHAT WE HAVE AT OUR REAL ESTATE REIA MEETINGS:
- an overhead LCD Projector, 50″ Screen and cabling for Powerpoint presentations
- Tables, or similar, appropriate staging for products, materials, examples
- an Assistant to help with sales and set up
WHAT WE DO NOT HAVE:
- a Merchant Account, 3 part Sales Slips or VISA Slips
- a microphone; one is not needed for our speaking venue
LET’S GET STARTED
Sound good? Register to speak at the Fort Wayne Indiana REIA™. If you have any questions feel free to contat us here.