Join us in welcoming Jim Parker with BossGI as he teaches two courses for our Fall Conference. Jim is Founder and President of Boss Group International, and State Representative At Large of the Business Brokers of Florida. He has a passion for helping people realize the dream of business ownership.
Participants have the option of joining us for both courses (6 total CE credits), or one course (3 CE credits). Lunch will be provided, thanks to our generous sponsors.
Morning Session: The Business Broker Process (10AM-1PM)
“The Business Brokerage Process” course is a comprehensive three-hour exploration designed to guide you through the intricate journey of business brokerage, from the initial stages of marketing listings to the nuances of post-closing activities. Whether you are an aspiring business broker, a business owner considering the sale of your enterprise, or a professional looking to expand your knowledge in the realm of business transactions, this class promises to be both insightful and instrumental.
Business brokerage, at its core, is not just about matching sellers with the right buyers. It’s about orchestrating a seamless transition, ensuring that businesses continue to thrive, employees have stable futures, and both sellers and buyers feel confident and satisfied with their decisions.
With real-life examples, hands-on exercises, and the collective wisdom from your fellow students, “The Business Brokerage Process” course aims to arm you with the knowledge and confidence needed to navigate the complex world of business sales and acquisitions. So, let’s embark on this journey together, unraveling the process, understanding its intricacies, and paving the way for successful business transactions in your future endeavors.
Afternoon Session: The Changing World of Business Brokerage (2PM-5PM)
In this transformative 3-hour course, we venture beyond the surface to explore the intricate and rapidly changing landscape of business brokerage, a realm where tradition meets innovation, and where experienced brokers and novices alike can find fresh insights and actionable strategies.
As the industry evolves, embracing the flux of change becomes not only beneficial but necessary. This course, therefore, serves as a beacon, illuminating the myriad pathways that brokers can traverse to not only adapt but excel in a market characterized by its dynamic nature. Through a carefully structured approach that combines both theoretical knowledge and practical tools, we aspire to foster a learning environment where brokers can recalibrate their approaches to meet contemporary demands.
With a meticulous breakdown into seven key sections, this course offers a comprehensive exploration of the pivotal aspects defining the new age of business brokerage. Each section has been crafted to address different facets of the brokerage process, encompassing technological advancements, evolving business models, and the ever-changing regulatory landscape. Whether it is honing skills in time management or diving into the intricacies of co-brokering, participants will find themselves immersed in a reservoir of knowledge, where learning transcends conventional boundaries.
But this course is more than just an educational journey; it is an invitation to engage in a collaborative discourse, to question existing paradigms, and to craft innovative solutions. Participants can look forward to not only acquiring new knowledge but also engaging in discussions that challenge their perspectives and enrich their understanding of the business brokerage ecosystem.
As we embark on this journey together, participants can expect an environment that fosters both growth and excellence. A space where ideas blossom, strategies are refined, and where every broker gets to redefine their role in the burgeoning market. From insights on leveraging technology to fostering collaborative business relationships, this course promises a holistic enrichment, readying brokers to navigate the future with confidence and finesse. Prepare yourself to transcend traditional boundaries and to spearhead a new era of business
brokerage, marked by innovation, collaboration, and success.
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Join us for our 2023 Spring Conference! We are welcoming Tawnya Gilreath from LA Business Pros as our class instructor. Our morning session will be Protecting Your Client’s Interests: Why Seller Representations and Warranties Matter in Purchase Agreements. The afternoon session will be Protecting Yourself and Your Clients: The Critical Role of Preliminary Due Diligence in Business Brokerage. Each course is worth 3 GREC and GABB credits! A light breakfast and a box lunch will be provided. The spring conference is $115 for GABB members, and $195 for non-members. Please register below to secure your spot!Read More
The GABB typically holds its General Meetings on the last Tuesday of every month (exceptions are May, November, and December). All events are currently offered in-person only.
BCBB Classes will be offered throughout the year (dates TBD). If you need information about GABB BCB classes, please contact GABB Education Chair Yasmine Jandali (Yasmine@sbgbrokers.com).
2023 GENERAL MEETING DATES:
January 31, 10:00-12:00 – General Meeting
February 28, 10:00-12:00 – General Meeting
March 25, 10:00-12:00 – General Meeting
April 25, 8:30-5:00 – Spring Conference – REGISTER HERE
June 27, 10:00-12:00 – General Meeting
July 25, 10:00-12:00 – General Meeting
August 29, 10:00-12:00 – General Meeting
September 26, 10:00-12:00 – General Meeting
October 24, 8:30-4:00 – Fall Conference, Registration opening soon
November 14, 10:00-12:00 – General Meeting
GABB’s General Meetings begin at 10:30am and are preceded at 10:00 by a free light breakfast and networking session. The meetings will last from approximately 10:30 to somewhere between 11:30 and noon.
Our meetings begin with guest and member introductions of name, company and what you do, not a networking or elevator minute. After introductions, we have a 30-minute presentation by either a panel or a speaker and then some time for questions. After the presentation we’ll have a few items of association business and then adjourn the meeting.
The GABB meets at the Georgia Association of Realtors at 6065 Barfield Road, Sandy Springs, GA, 30328.
The GAR headquarters building is a two-story building located in Sandy Springs near the intersection of Hammond Drive and Barfield Road.
Traveling South on 400
Exit at Hammond Drive (Exit #4C), and turn right. At the first light (approximately .25 mile), turn right onto Barfield Road. The GAR building is the third building on the right.
Traveling North on 400
Exit at Glenridge Drive (Exit #4A), and use the right 2 lanes to turn slightly right onto the Glenridge Connector. Travel approximately 1.3 miles and turn right onto Hammond Drive. Travel approximately .25 mile and turn left on Barfield Road. The GAR building is the third building on the right.
Traveling West on I-285
Exit at Peachtree Dunwoody Road (Exit #28) and turn right. Travel approximately .3 mile to Hammond Drive and turn left. Travel approximately .5 mile (you will cross over GA 400), and turn right onto Barfield Road. The GAR building is the third building on the right.
Traveling East on I-285
Exit at Glenridge Connector (Exit #26) in Sandy Springs and turn left. Travel approximately .4 mile to Hammond Drive and turn right. Travel approximately .5 mile, and turn left onto Barfield Road. The GAR building is the third building on the right.
The GABB is the state’s premier association of professionals who help in the purchase and sale of businesses. GABB is committed to promoting professionalism, education and high ethical standards in the profession of business brokering.