By Rob Reuter
Does your network have what it takes to be recognized as one of the 2019 Networks of the Year? We are accepting applications through Aug. 31, 2019, and the winners will be announced during the YPN networking reception at Verso on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, during the 2019 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in San Francisco.
For 2019, we’ve added a fifth NOTY category—mega—which includes associations with more than 10,000 members. Below is a break down of award categories by association size:
- Small <2,000 REALTORS®
- Medium 2,000-5,000 REALTORS®
- Large 5,000-10,000 REALTORS®
- Mega 10,000+ REALTORS®
The selection committee will be looking at the following criteria:
Events: How frequently are is your YPN group hosting events? What type of events are you hosting? How well are your events attended? How are you funding your events?
Leadership: Are your YPN members continuing on to leadership positions within your association, such as committee participation, board of directors, or board president? Did any of your members attend NAR’s YPN Leadership Retreat?
Advocacy: What does your YPN RPAC participation look like? Is your group responding to calls for action at the local, state, or national level?
Growth: Is your YPN membership continuing to grow? If so, how are you accomplishing this? How do you continue to communicate with and retain YPN members?
Community: How active is your YPN within your local community? How are you enhancing the REALTOR® brand in the eyes of the consumer?