May 5, 2020
Michigan's top gathering for mortgage pros.
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July 6—8, 2020
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Hotel Monteleone
Located in the French Quarter, just steps away from Bourbon Street, at the Hotel Monteleone. Need to stay the night? Enjoy our discounted room rates.
July 6 — 8, 2020
The Ultimate Mortgage Expo is a 3-day event, filled with amazing education sessions and product showcases. Come early for the pre-conference workshop: Build-A-Broker.
Free NMLS CE Course
Attend the Ultimate Mortgage Expo and we'll give you the option to take the NMLS Renewal Course the final day of the conference, for free.
Ultimate Mortgage Expo
Take your place as the ultimate mortgage pro.
The mortgage industry is going through a significant change. For mortgage origination professionals, it's a struggle to keep on top of all the changes, and to keep your sales strategies and marketing initiatives at their peak. You need to keep your pipeline filled, and you need the tools and directions to stay profitable, efficient, and effective. We've brought together the best in the business to create a top tier event specifically designed for mortgage origination pros.

The Originator Connect Network supports more than 120,000 mortgage pros across the nation. We’re proud to be bringing this show to you. And we're inviting you to be part of this important conference designed to make you a better mortgage originator.
Chicago Mortgage Originators Expo
Do you have what it takes
to be the best?
The Originator Connect Network presents Chicago Mortgage Originators Expo. The Chicago Mortgage Originators Expo will include a lineup of educational sessions, business opportunities and networking events curated specifically for the entrepreneurial men and women of the Chicago mortgage industry. Workshops and sessions will include detailing today’s reverse mortgage opportunities, producing profits with private lenders and much more.
Industry leaders
2020 Speakers
Don Frommeyer
American Business Media
Don Frommeyer
National Mortgage Chair
American Business Media
Paul Yatooma
Quicken Loans Mortgage Services
Paul Yatooma
Vice President of Sales
Quicken Loans Mortgage Services
Ralph Rosynek
Moneyhouse
Ralph Rosynek
Senior Vice President
Moneyhouse
2020 Agenda
Schedule of Events
Monday, July 6
1:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Build-A-Broker
Presented by 

Brokerage 101

Brokerage 101 focuses on the foundation for establishing your business, presented by experienced mentors. This course includes topics such as:

  • How to lease an office space that will grow with you
  • How to furnish your space with a budget
  • Choosing an accounting program and payroll provider
  • What is the right corporate form for you? (LLC vs. Corp.)
  • How to determine if your workers are employees or independent contractors.

Getting the Tech Advantage

We have a panel of technology providers to discuss innovative tech tools you can use to set your brokerage up for success, such as:

  • Marketing automation
  • Finding better LOS systems
  • Tracking & mobile tools to dramatically increase your brokerage's effectiveness

Establishing a Competitive Advantage

Few brokerages can fully grow without offering more than the standard-vanilla residential home mortgage. We bring in product experts to discuss an array of diverse products such as:

  • Non-QM loans, and the pros and cons
  • Reverse Mortgages
  • Fix & Flip mortgages
  • and more

Brokerage 102

Brokerage 102 focuses on the additional foundational issues for establishing your business, with topics such as:

  • Policy & Procedures that every company needs, including BSA/AML, Sexual Harassment, and more
  • Marketing & Compliance — under RESPA, TILA, Reg. N, the CFPB, getting leads, co-marketing with Realtors, and more.
  • Compliance training, auditing, and testing.
Tuesday, July 7
7:00 am
Registration Opens
Presented by 

Registration opens. 1st education sessions begins at 8:00 am, exhibit hall opens at 10:15 am.

Wednesday, July 8
Presented by
1:00 pm — 5:00 pm
Build-A-Broker

Brokerage 101

Brokerage 101 focuses on the foundation for establishing your business, presented by experienced mentors. This course includes topics such as:

  • How to lease an office space that will grow with you
  • How to furnish your space with a budget
  • Choosing an accounting program and payroll provider
  • What is the right corporate form for you? (LLC vs. Corp.)
  • How to determine if your workers are employees or independent contractors.

Getting the Tech Advantage

We have a panel of technology providers to discuss innovative tech tools you can use to set your brokerage up for success, such as:

  • Marketing automation
  • Finding better LOS systems
  • Tracking & mobile tools to dramatically increase your brokerage's effectiveness

Establishing a Competitive Advantage

Few brokerages can fully grow without offering more than the standard-vanilla residential home mortgage. We bring in product experts to discuss an array of diverse products such as:

  • Non-QM loans, and the pros and cons
  • Reverse Mortgages
  • Fix & Flip mortgages
  • and more

Brokerage 102

Brokerage 102 focuses on the additional foundational issues for establishing your business, with topics such as:

  • Policy & Procedures that every company needs, including BSA/AML, Sexual Harassment, and more
  • Marketing & Compliance — under RESPA, TILA, Reg. N, the CFPB, getting leads, co-marketing with Realtors, and more.
  • Compliance training, auditing, and testing.
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Presented by
7:00 am
Registration Opens

Registration opens. 1st education sessions begins at 8:00 am, exhibit hall opens at 10:15 am.

* Please note that the Exhibit Hall and all expo activities take place on July 7 ONLY. The only scheduled event on July 8 is the 8-hour NMLS license renewal class, which you must preregister for. The Exhibit Hall will NOT be open.
Location
Hotel Monteleone
The Ultimate Mortgage Expo is happening at the historic Hotel Monteleone, located at the heart French Quarter only steps away from Bourbon St. Enjoy discounted room rates when you book with us. But hurry, only a limited number of rooms are available at the special rate!

214 Royal St
New Orleans, LA 70130
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Join us at the Mortgage Expo for career-building courses, inspiring speakers, and lasting professional relationships.
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Thank you to everyone who came out to this years event! If you missed it, or if you would like to reserve your spot for next year, please register below. Mark your calendars now, and we'll be sure to keep you up to date on event info.