Are you interested in attending the real estate valuation profession’s best event of the year? The Appraisal Institute will proudly host its 2020 Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida!
Save the Date for AI’s 2020 Annual Conference
I hope you’ll join me at the Appraisal Institute’s 2020 Annual Conference, Aug. 3-5, in Orlando! The event’s theme is “Rising to the Challenge.”
I encourage you to come to the valuation profession’s biggest event of the year, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet real estate professionals from a wide variety of practices, enjoy the offsite opening night reception and attend the fun and casual closing night dinner. You’ll also be able to learn about exciting valuation topics from recognized experts, earn state and Appraisal Institute continuing education credit, and hear about the latest valuation products and services.
Orlando has so much to offer conference attendees, including more than 5,000 restaurants, world-class shopping, more than 150 golf courses and much, much more!
Learn more about AI’s 2020 Annual Conference at the JW Marriott, Grande Lakes, in Orlando. Registration will open early next year, so stay tuned for details.
AI Distributes Exposure Draft of Proposed Guide Note
You might recall from last month’s message that the Appraisal Institute Board of Directors on Nov. 18 directed distribution of an exposure draft of a proposed Guide Note, “Consideration of Leases in Fee Simple Valuations,” to Designated Members, Candidates for Designation, Practicing Affiliates and Affiliates for review and comment.
The Board would appreciate your feedback and comments on the exposure draft. Please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org by Jan. 15.
Other News Around AI
And here’s some other important news from the Appraisal Institute:
- I’m saddened to inform you that David W. Craig, MAI, passed away Dec. 4. He was the 1985 president of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers.
- As always, December is a busy month for chapters, and the installation of officers. President-Elect Jeff Sherman, MAI, AI-GRS, Vice President Rodman Schley, MAI, SRA, and I have had the pleasure of making a number of chapter visits at installation events. Best wishes to all of the chapter officers and boards of directors for a successful 2020.
- The Appraisal Institute continues to grow its social media activities. Be sure to follow AI on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
With this being my last monthly message as president, I’d like to express my sincere appreciation to the Executive Committee, the national Board of Directors, national committee members and other volunteers, region and chapter leaders around the country, and national and chapter staff for their incredible commitment to this organization during the past year. Without a doubt, all of you, AI’s dedicated professionals, play a key role in making AI such a terrific group!
Here’s wishing you and yours a happy holiday season and a prosperous New Year!