Empower 2019


It’s the biggest event of the year! The one everyone is waiting for! Illinois, Indiana & Wisconsin… let’s all get together in ONE place! Because WE ARE ONE!  Please join us in looking back at the successes of 2018 and in looking forward to continued success 2019. A day of sharpening skills, sharing strategies and celebrating strengths.

This year we’re excited to bring you the opportunity to purchase a guest ticket that can join us for the whole day…or just for cocktail and dinner! You’ll make this selection as you register.

Empower 2019 Announcement from CB The Real Estate Group on Vimeo.

WHEN: Friday, February 22, 2019
WHERE: Tinley Park Convention Center, 18451 Convention Center Drive, Tinley Park, IL 60477



10:30 am – Registration & ZAP Lounge opens
11 am – Pre-Convention Workshops Begin (separate registration below. Lunch will be provided for registered attendees )
1:00 pm – EmPower
5 pm – Empower Hour (Cocktail hour)
6:30 pm – Dinner
7:30 pm – 2018 Eddy Awards
9 pm- “The Best Wear Blue” Party


We have 4 pre-convention workshops available to all agents! These workshops are RSVP only and will include a boxed lunch for those that attend.

Get a head start on Empower by registering for a pre-conference workshop. You’ll fill your brain with knowledge and your tummy with food in preparation of the main event!

Pre-conference workshops begin at 11am on Friday, February 22nd. You can choose to attend ONE workshop from each of the two session times. You MUST be registered for Empower to attend workshops and lunches. REGISTER FOR EMPOWER HERE TODAY!

Session One – 11:00am-11:30am

Agent Marketing Program – Hear success stories and see what’s new!

Last year, we unveiled the Agent Marketing Program at Empower and enrolled more than 200 agents in the program. The 2019 version of the program comes with additional enhancements and a second tier, “Program Plus”, with added benefits like Customer Review Management. Hear from the marketing team and the agents that have spent a year in the program about the success they’ve seen! REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP HERE

Got Leads? – Convert more!

Step behind the scenes of the Client Care Team and get all their high converting daily phone, email and text scripts. Learn the Dial Dig Glue and Review qualify questions that are so simple but yet so powerful. If you are looking to brush up or learn how to convert more leads you can’t miss this workshop. REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP HERE

Session Two – 11:30am-12:00pm

Relocation – Grow your business with relocation!

Jeremiah Fralic, Regional Director, Broker & Agent Operations with USAA Real Estate Rewards Network will be speaking to our agents about how they can grow their business by placing Agent Generated Referrals and what it means to be a preferred broker. You do not need to be a member of the Relocation Team to attend this workshop. Great for anyone who wants to grow their business! REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP HERE

Team Up! – Should I start or join a team?

Are you thinking about joining a team but don’t know what to expect? Do you want to start a team but don’t know how? Then you might want to attend this workshop. Learn what it takes to start a team but also find out what makes a good team member and team leader. We will also take a quick look at the soon to be released Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group “Team Program” coming this spring. REGISTER FOR THIS WORKSHOP HERE


We will once again offer all agents attending Empower the chance to update your agent headshot photo FOR FREE! Make sure you come groomed and dressed in your best!


This year we’re excited to extend our cocktail hour, dinner and EDDY Awards to a guest of your choosing. We know your family is your biggest cheerleader and we want you to celebrate with them! During your registration process we will have a paid guest ticket option available for $40.

*guest tickets are nonrefundable.


Please take advantage of the special rooms rates of $119 under COLDWELL BANKER THE REAL ESTATE GROUP at the attached Holiday Inn Express. We want everyone to stay safe as we celebrate your achievements! Room reservations can be made ONLINE or by calling: 708-444-1100.

Reduced room rates are only available until January 31, 2019.

Overflow Room Block – we’ve opened up another hotel block at the neighboring hotel, Wingate by Windham, across the street. You can access the group rate of $109 per night plus tax by clicking HERE. It will sell out fast!


Bringing a guest and they don’t want to sit through our daytime Empower event (although they’re welcome to!)…there are a lot of things to enjoy in the area.


We’ve partnered with the Holiday Inn Merchandise Plaza and the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Chicago to provide you an affordable option should you choose to extend your weekend and spend time in the city of Chicago. Reservations can be made online (no promo code or room block, but this is an affordable option): https://www.martplaza.com/