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RSVP Registration Purchase – Speakers, Vendors, Attendees, before it’s too late!
Meeting Text Reminder – 1 per Month – 2 Days before the Meeting
Meeting Email Reminders – 4 per Month – before the Meeting
Fess Parker DoubleTree Resort – This is where we hold our monthly meetings.
Fiesta Room – This is the room where we hold the meetings. Take the elevator to the third floor which also has access to the round Patio where you can enjoy some complimentary food, coffee, cookies, a beautiful view of the beach and harbor, and network with new friends and business associates. Life is a beach so come do the walk!
Cost of SBREIA Meetings:
Get in FREE! – Bring in just 1 new Guest that has never been to one of our meetings and you get in FREE every time you bring in just 1 new Guest. First Timers always get in FREE to our monthly meetings. If you are an SBREIA Member or a Guest and have never been to one of our monthly meetings at Fess Parker Doubletree Resort you get in FREE. Once you are on our list as having attended a meeting in the past then you can help support our mutual efforts of Education and Networking. If you have attended one of our Fess Parker meetings in the past, and you are on our list, we know who you are, and we know where you live! 😉
Re-Attending Members and Guests – Pay Here
$10 online in advance or $20 cash or credit card at the door.
Vendor Tables – Pay Here
$50.00 – Those that pay first get a vendor table. Those that wait for the last few days before our meetings can get a Vendor Table FREE if we have any left. You will have about five minutes in front of the room to speak and we will put a video of it up on YouTube to help promote your business.
Speakers – Pay Here
Marriott – $300 for 90 minutes or $100 for 30 minutes
Fess Parker – $600 for 90 minutes or $200 for 30 minutes
This includes a Vendor Table and YouTube videos of your presentation driving more business back to you and your website for the next few years. If you do not want us to do a video of you speaking, don’t sign up. We don’t want you. It’s that simple. If you have something to hide, we are real clear on what it is. We do not allow speakers to scam or con our members which is another good reason we do the videos.
Future SBREIA Meetings: Available openings for Speakers and Vendors:
Call or Text Dan Ringwald 805-680-2440 cell or email with any questions on booking events and see below for details on availability and costs. As you will see below we are now meeting about every other month so the opportunities for speaking and attending are fewer. You might have to be a little more serious on your planning and scheduling if you want to enjoy the fun while securing your financial future.
Meeting Calendars – Future Events
2017 Availability – Meetings
3-04-17 – Dan Ringwald – Lease-To-Own
4-29-17 – Troy Fullwood – Note Buyer Pinnacle Investments – Fess Parker
6-24-17 – Open
8-26-17 – Open
10-28-17 – Daniel Miller & Brett Fogle – www.ClickandGrowBusiness.com – Marriott
11-26-16 – Closed for the Holidays No Meeting
12-31-16 – Closed for the Holidays No Meeting
Past Meeting Details Web Page & Video:
10-23-16 & Video – www.PaulFinck.com – Double Your Business in Half the Time !
8-27-16 & Video – Kevin Sharp – Pintar Investment Company
7-23-16 & Video – Linda Pliagas – SBREIA EXPO 6
5-21-16 & Video – Clint Coons – Entity Formation
4-30-16 & Video – Coach Collard – Wholesaling Real Estate
3-26-16 & Video – Scott Ulmer – Lease Purchase
2-27-16 & Video – SolarCity – Ross Berman – Tesla Owner – Sanjiv Bhalla
1-24-16 & Video – Randy Hughes – Mr. Land Trust
10-17-15 & Video – Lindsey Jean – Wholesaling – Jon Whitney – Far Infrared Heating
9-26-15 & Video – Jim Banks – Probate – Jeralyn Sommers – Private Financial Inc.
8-29-15 & Video – Jim Beam – Lifeway Advisers
6-20-15 & Video – Realty411 SBREIA EXPO 5 – Linda Pliagas
5-30-15 & Video – Ivan Oberon – 13 Insurance Myths For Real Estate Investors
3-28-15 & Video – Curt Davis – Real Estate Wholesaling
2-7-15 & Video – Randy Hughes – Mr. Land Trust – Cliff Gager – Real Estate Expert
1-24-15 & Video – Dr. Greg Tefft – Personalized Nutrition Consultants
10-18-14 & Video – Patrick James Booked – Tax Strategies
9-27-14 & Video – Ben Walls – Invest America
8-30-14 – No Meeting – Fess Parker was all Booked up
7-19-14 & Video – Linda Pliagas – SBREIA EXPO 4
6-14-14 & Video – Cliff Gager – Real Estate Expert
5-24-14 & Video – Tony Martinez – Investing in Notes
4-12-14 & Video – Dr. Albert Lowry & Reggie Brooks – Your Mindset
3-22-14 & Video – Noelle Wheeler – Private Lending
2-15-14 & Video– Kathy Fettke – Real Wealth Network
1-18-14 & Video – Reggie Brooks – Abandoned Property
11-9-13 & Video – Jon Whitney – Far Infrared Heating
10-15-13 & Video – Sensei Gilliland – Analyze Markets
9-24-13 & Video – Bill and Dwan Twyford – Investors Edge University
7-13-13 & Video – Linda Pliagas – SBREIA EXPO 3
6-25-13 & Video – Lindsey Jean – Wholesaling Real Estate
5-21-13 & Video – Paul Finck – No Excuses Results Coach
4-30-13 & Video – Dmitriy Fomichenko – The Ultimate Retirement Plan
3-26-13 & Video & Skype Interview – Sensei Gilliland – 4 Profit Centers
2-26-13 & Video & Skype Interview – John Jackson – Lease to Buy
1-22-13 & Video – Stuart Lewis – SolarCity – Far Infrared Heating
10-25-12 & Video – Randy Hughes – Mr. Land Trust
9-27-12 & Video – Sensei Gilliland – Wholesale Investing Made Easy
8-30-12 & Video – Dwan and Bill Tyford – Short Sale, Foreclosure Summit
7-14-12 & Video – Linda Pliagas – SB REIA EXPO 2
6-28-12 & Video – Mark Torok – Legal Services and Education
5-31-12 & Video – SBREIA Members Speak Up
4-14-12 & Video – Wendy Pineda – Online Marketing and Social Media
3-20-12 & Video – Wendy Pineda – SBREIA Members on Marketing
2-23-12 & Video – Wendy Pineda – Marketing
Past Meetings Archives – Five years of meetings!
About the Cost of our SBREIA Meetings:
Most REIA clubs take 50% of all the sales generated by the speakers.
We take 0% of the sales from our speakers for 3 basic reasons.
1. We do not want to promote speakers at the expense of our members.
2. Santa Barbara is a small venue for all speakers so their income on sales is limited compared to places like LA or SF.
3. We do not want the Legal Liability. If you get ripped off by Speakers we do not want to be a part of that and we accept no responsibility from that as per our Disclosure at our website signup and Disclosure posted on the door when you enter our meeting room.
There is only so much due diligence we can do as a REIA. We do a Google search on the speaker’s name and follow that with SCAM or RIP OFF and check the BBB for the speakers Ratings. If the speaker comes up with lots of problems we do not book them. That is the best we can do. It is up to you to do your due diligence and that takes research. We suggest you do not sign up for expensive boot camps on the first time you meet a speaker here or anywhere. I have be ripped off in the past and I am sure I will be ripped off in the future if I fail to do my due diligence. Let’s work smarter not harder.
Please see our DISCLOSURE because we are not a financial partner with any speakers, their educational materials, boot camps, or business deals. We are not promoting speakers just to make money off of them and our members. We feel that people running REIA clubs should know enough about Real Estate to be generating income from Real Estate and not from their clubs, members, or speakers. In our opinion REIA Clubs should be a break even business offering a Community Service of Education and Networking.
Club Members are generally beginning investors, which makes up the majority of most REIA clubs. It is our intention to have everyone pay a little so no one pays a lot which helps pay for the cost of the Fiesta room, at Fess Parker, $1,000 per day, food, coffee, cookies, advertising, staffing help, and other expenses. If you are a successful investor/speaker you can afford to pay a little more for a speaking event which will help keep the cost down for our SBREIA members to attend these educational events, especially considering you do not have to give up 50% of your sales at our meetings. This will actually help build the economy and it’s an advertising expense / vacation for the speakers. Let’s face it. We are in Santa Barbara, across the street from the beach and harbor. You, as a speaker, are not singing, Oh ! Lord, stuck in Lodi again!
Most successful speakers, at our events, take a day before and a day after just to enjoy their stay in Santa Barbara. They also stay at Fess Parker and hold their 1, 2, and 3 day educational boot camps there too. Those are some of the signs of success we look for in good speakers. What we find most important in speakers is their interaction and support services over the next few years after our members have signed up with them. If our members report back that their phone calls and emails were never returned and they felt they were just sold a story with no results we will not be booking those speakers back in the future. We advise our students to do their due diligence on the speakers first and then the deals next. All members should also read our Disclosure Statement.
Booking Style – We book speakers via our RSVP PayPal Purchase which means those that pay first get booked. This helps reduce the time we spend getting back to them, 5 or 6 times, in order to lock them in and collect their payments. The Dates and Times are not guaranteed until they pay first and then we book it second. Once booked you are lock in and guaranteed a date and time for your speaking event. Paying to speak helps pay the costs for the Fiesta room at Fess Parker. If the speakers say they will pay little to nothing we will consider that too and get back to them if we are not fully booked for an event. We have no problem with that because we do want to fill the room with speakers and add value for our members. Sometimes that means a free speaking spot or free vendor table if they want to wait and gamble on that possibility. This seems about as fair and break even as we can make it.
Santa Barbara is a small town compared to LA or SF. Having our speakers not pay 50% of their sales will help reduce the speaker’s expenses when speaking with a smaller group of 35 to 40 people that we currently average as seen at the past meeting link dates above. Our goal is to eventually bring the average up to 50 or 60 attendees and stay at that level, in the Fiesta Room, which is a great place for these events. We have attended a number of A&E Flip This House, Than Merrill events, at Fess Parker in rooms that can handle up to 300 people. The promoters of these events probably spent $4,000 or more on radio advertising and $2,000 or more on the rooms. They usually only bring in about 50 people. That is just an example of the fact that Santa Barbara is a small town. Those speakers would have done much better by joining our SBREIA events in the Fiesta room. We could have saved them a lot of time and money and helped increase the number of people showing up for their event. That would also help to increase number of people showing up for our event too. Everybody wins!
Our speakers enjoy a beautiful vacation location and get worldwide advertising by the videos we put online as seen at – www.YouTube.com/DanRingwald