The purpose of the Tennessee REALTORS® A.R.E.A. leadership program is to identify emerging REALTOR® leaders and potential association leadership. A.R.E.A. is designed to empower its class members to maximize their leadership potential.

  • Participation is open to all active Tennessee REALTORS® in good standing with the Association and the Tennessee Real Estate Commission (TREC).

  • Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. One excused absence is permitted, but the absence will result in the participant not graduating with his/her class. The absence may be made up during the following year’s program. and the participant will then graduate with the next class.

  • The cost of the program is $899 and includes all courses, meals, required overnight accommodations, class materials, and complimentary Early Bird Registration for the Annual Convention.

  • All A.R.E.A. Classes will be held at the Tennessee REALTORS® office located in Nashville, TN, with the exception of the final A.R.E.A. Class which will be held during the Fall Convention in Savannah, GA.

Class Schedule:

  • Session 1: February 20-21 – Getting to Know Yourself & Others
  • Session 2: April 13 – All About Your Business
  • Session 3: June 5 – Media & Communications Spokesperson Training
  • Session 4: August 24 – More About You
  • Session 5: September 21 – All About Tennessee REALTORS®
  • October 16-19 – Graduation at Fall Convention in Savannah, GA (Registration is covered, but not lodging or travel)

Deadline to apply: Friday, December 16, 2022

Announcement of Class of 2023: TBD