It’s fall for much of the world – hello frost and fallen leaves – but for those heading to Orlando for the The National Association of Realtors Conference and Expo, there’s still time for some sun and fun.

DocuSign will be there all weekend at booth #419 stamping Cash In + Win game cards, watching our DocuFitti artists create custom signature files, hobnobbing with Madison Hildebrand, and most importantly, sharing how agents and brokers can soar past their competition by going 100% digital.

Below is everything you need to know to make the absolute most out of the conference — from a packing list to five crucial sessions + accompanying resources.

Team Dynamics 2.0: Taking it to the Next Level

Friday, November 4:

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: Orange County Convention Center West, Room W311 A

Speaker: Pam Ermen CRS, GRI

Want to learn how to increase team production through better leadership, enhanced systems, and increased motivation? In this session you’ll study the most effective ways to brand your team to attract businesses, analyze strategies for tracking and management, and discover the systems and tools to help your team perform consistently and efficiently.

Additional resource: Want to learn more about what makes for successful teamwork? Take a look at this article, “The 6 Group Dynamics of High-Performing Teams.”

Getting Started with DocuSign Transaction Rooms for Real Estate

Friday, November 4

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Location: Orange County Convention Center West, Room W208 A

Speaker: Brent Boyens

New to DocuSign? This is the perfect session to learn how to get up to speed on Transaction Rooms, your centralized hub for each and every transaction. You’ll learn the basics from setting-up a Room, managing and signing documents, and using DocuSign and zipForm® Plus forms together to save you time.

Additional resource: Learn more about DocuSign Transaction Rooms here or see how Join Allen Quinn, Regional Manager and CMTO at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.E. Prime Properties goes 100% digital with Docusign Transaction Rooms here.

Building a Technology Platform for Your Real Estate Business

Saturday, November 5

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Location: Orange County Convention Center West, Room W311 A

Speaker: Glenn Shimkus

Technology is everywhere: From apps to systems to services, it can be difficult to narrow down your list to the most powerful choices. Glenn Shimkus, VP of Product at DocuSign, will reveal how to integrate various services into one exceptional platform for providing the best possible customer service experience.

Additional resource: Expanding beyond eSignatures and Transaction Rooms, DocuSign is committed to giving real estate professionals more choice in how they manage their transactions. Learn more about how Docusign’s “lead to close” strategy can help your business here.

Becoming Digital for Agents and Brokers: Emerging Business Technology Forum

Saturday, November 5

1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Location: Orange County Convention Center West, Valencia Room W415 A

Whether you’re a broker who wants their agent to become a better digital agent, or an agent who needs more assistance from their brokerage in making a digital transformation, this session is for you. Join us for a panel discussion on how agents can make a powerful digital transformation.

Additional resource: Want other tips for making the digital leap? Take a look at this complimentary Forrester report: “Accelerate Your Digital Transformation: 7 Best Practices for Implementing Digital Transaction Management.”  

Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate 2016 – 2017

Sunday, November 6

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Location: Orange County Convention Center West, Room W311 E

Speakers: Scott Muldavin CRE

Peter C. Burley CRE

What are the most pressing issues in real estate? This session will cover the 10 most crucial topics, and how you can leverage these factors to create greater value for your clients and surpass your competition.

Additional resource: Want to review the CRE’s 2016-2017 top 10 issues ahead of the session? Here’s the list.

Got your schedule down? Here’s a list of must-have items.

The full clothing spectrum: Business casual is all well and good, but bring a variety of options considering there will be a number of events at NAR — from The Inaugural Gala to REALTORS® NIGHT OUT at Universal Studios Florida™, even our very own “Howl at the Moon” party.

All of the chargers: Seems obvious, and yet we’ve all experienced the same dreaded scenario: 8% battery and not a charger in sight. Not to mention, doesn’t it seem the more important the email or text, the lower our battery? Guard against it.

Bonus tip: Bring external batteries and you’ll be a hero.

NAR Mobile App: The floor is packed. You’ve got five minutes till your next session. Do you know where it is? Leave home equipped with the NAR Annual official event mobile app.You’ll be able to easily access meeting schedules, schedules, exhibitors and more.  

Networking supplies: You never know who you’ll meet at NAR. Be sure to have your business cards ready (whether paper or digital) and your Linkedin profile up-to-date!

Excited for NAR Annual? We are! Don’t forget to come see us at booth #419 for your own complimentary, custom signature file perfectly suited to your brand, invaluable tips for going digital, and the opportunity to meet Madison Hildebrand. See you in Orlando!