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United Real Estate Announces Keynote Speaker for 2015 Convention

Top real estate franchise company announces speaker lineup at three-day convention in Dallas, Texas.
    KANSAS CITY, MO, August 15, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- United Real Estate, a fast-growing urban-centric real estate and franchise operation company, announces its keynote speaker, Michelle Gielan, Founder for the Institute of Applied Positive Research. The 'CaptURE Success' Annual Convention will be held March 19 - 21, 2014, at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Center in Dallas, Texas. During the three-day convention, agents from across the United States will participate in hands-on training, group outings, networking events and learning sessions with topics ranging from client communication to lead generation.

Gielan is an Executive Producer of "The Happiness Advantage" special on PBS. She formerly served as the anchor of two national newscasts at CBS News, and was a correspondent for "The Early Show." In 2009, Michelle produced "Happy Week," a series focusing on fostering happiness in the midst of the recession. In 2011, she appeared in her own weekly health and wellness segment, "Manic Monday" on FOX News Chicago. Her research and advice have received attention from Forbes, USA Today, CNN, FOX and NPR. As an expert in the art and science of crafting messages that motivate, inspire and get quantifiable results, Michelle provides actionable items that benefit agents and clients alike.

"After the success of our inaugural convention in 2014, we're excited to announce the speaker lineup for our second annual convention in Dallas," said Peter Giese, President, United Real Estate. "Agents are our clients and our goal is to provide them with the tools they need for a successful career. With renowned speakers and multiple discussion panels, we're excited to provide this opportunity to our United agents."

Other featured speakers include:

Dave Benson
Entering the real estate business in 1974, Benson has propelled himself to a personal and professional business coach, speaking around the world. Benson has appeared as a FEATURED SPEAKER for the National Association of Realtors for the past 30 consecutive years and spoken at more than 2,700 events.

Pat Zaby, CRS, CRB, CCIM
As an author, teacher and presenter, Zarby has earned the recognition and respect as one of the industry's authorities. As a national speaker and blogger, Zaby works with thousands of agents on a regular basis, providing coaching and helping them achieve success. Bernice Ross, Ph.D.

Founder and CEO of and a nationally recognized real estate expert, author, speaker and trainer, Ross will be joining the convention for a second year. Publishing over 650 articles and writing a weekly 'agent coaching' column in Inman News. Ross has been published in a number of trade publications and was named "America's Top Real Estate Coach" by Inman News.

Mike Merrill
As a digital strategist and social media expert, Merrill is often sought out for his ability to drive results, command an audience and improve overall corporate performance. A regular speaker at industry conferences such as SXSW, Dallas Digital Summit, Social Strategies Summit, Merrill is considered an expert and innovator in social media and community building.

Joeann Fossland
Known for her enthusiasm and energetic delivery, Fossland is a personal coach dedicated to helping people achieve spectacular results in their professional businesses and personal lives. Since 1983, Fossland has been involved in many facets of real estate, from being an award winning agent, an instructor and publisher for a top real estate magazine.

The event will be held Thursday, March 19 - Saturday March 21, 2015 at the Hilton Dallas Lincoln Center, 5410 LBJ Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75240.
To learn more about United Real Estate visit To learn more about United's 'CaptURE Success' Convention, or to register, visit

A Closer Look at United Real Estate
A division of the United Real Estate Group - United Real Estate offers solutions to the challenges facing agents in the residential real estate brokerage industry. Providing the latest training, marketing and technology tools to both agents and brokers under a 100-percent commission strategy, United Real Estate makes it more profitable for an agent to sell real estate and for real estate brokers to leverage a complete system to better grow a successful, thriving real estate brokerage. Named as a "frontrunner" in the real estate industry in the 2013 Swanepoel TRENDS Report, United Real Estate has over 20 offices and 2,000 agents. Through a worldwide franchise solution, United continues to rapidly expand into the top U.S. markets.

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