3/6/2019 Meeting

March 06, 2019
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Hellmuth & Johnson, PLLC Conference Center
8050 West 78th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55439
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Speaker: Joel Akason, Greater MSP, SVP, Business Invesment and Research

Joel started his career with Pella Corporation after graduating in 1998 from Winona State University with a BS in business. While working at Pella Corporation, he earned his MBA from Drake University. In 2002, Joel began his economic development career in his home town of Oskaloosa, IA as the chamber president. After 15 months, he moved to the Greater Des Moines Partnership, which is the regional economic development organization in central Iowa. After 2 years with the region, Joel went and ran the economic development efforts for Marshall County, IA, which is part of the Greater Des Moines Partnership region. Joel worked as the President for the Marshall Economic Development Impact Committee (MEDIC) for 5 years until joining Capital City Partnership in February of 2011. Joel received his Certification of Economic Development (CEcD) in 2008 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). In 2015, Joel was recognized as a winner in Development Counsellors International's (DCI) economic development profession’s 40 Under 40 awards, the only award of its kind recognizing young talent in the economic development profession. 

Who Should Attend: All persons interested in real estate wealth building, investment, ownership, brokerage, acquisition strategies and creative real estate solutions are welcome to attend.

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month from 9:00 a.m. to noon. No Advance Registration is required.

All regular marketing meetings are included with a membership. Visitors can attend 1 meeting annually for free.Visitors may attend one additional meeting at $30 before being required to join.  Meetings includes continental breakfast… unlimited coffee… and networking. Continuing Education is offered periodically throughout the year. Annual membership dues are $300.

Where: MREE meets at the Conference Center of Hellmuth & Johnson PLLC, 8050 West 78th Street, Edina, MN 55439. See map below.

Park in the under building parking ramp, take the elevator to the 5th floor, then walk down to the 4th floor Conference Center. 9:00 am Registration. 9:30 am Introductions and Meeting. Ends 12:00 Noon. No advance registration required.

Why attend an MREE meeting?

  • Get a deal done!
  • Personally market all of your exclusively listed or owned property.
  • Discover off-market inventory available for exchange that is not usually presented elsewhere.
  • Network with other Brokers/Agents active in the industry.
  • Education: Learn from successful full-time practitioners. Learn how to increase YOUR opportunities for more closed deals. Learn how to properly package properties.
  • Participate in National Market Sessions and interact with out-of-state Brokers.
  • Become part of an organized, problem solving marketing system.
  • Get creative ideas for your client or your own ‘situation from some very smart people.
  • Pick up some tips for increasing and protecting your personal net worth.


$0.00 1st Time Visitor Registration

$30.00 2nd Time Visitor

$0.00 Member Ticket