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 Point Clear, AL.

Class Schedule:

  • Session 1: February 27-28 – Getting to Know Yourself & Others
  • Session 2: April 22 – All About Your Business
  • Session 3: June 24 – Media & Communications Spokesperson Training
  • Session 4: August 16 – More About You
  • Session 5: September 24 – All About Tennessee REALTORS®
  • Graduation – Fall Convention 2024 in Point Clear, AL (Registration is covered, but not lodging or travel)

Deadline to apply: Friday, December 22, 2023

Announcement of Class of 2024: TBD