Director of Events & Councils
407-629-9242 x 120
The Sales and Marketing Council is an organization within the Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando which acts as a catalyst for professional growth, achievement and community involvement of our members. The Sales and Marketing Council strives to foster the highest level of ethics, integrity and professionalism for our industry and our community.
The Sales and Marketing council holds many events throughout the year including monthly meetings, After Hours events, SAM Tram, Major Achievement Awards, HBA Holiday Party and educational opportunities.
Annual Dues: $35.99 - 95.99 per individual or Company memberships available
Meetings: 1st Thursday 9:00 a.m.
2013 Chairperson: Sandi Arbolino, Security National Mortgage
Vice-Chairperson: Anna Maddox, Centerline Homes
Programs/Education– Selects the speakers, programming & content for breakfasts and education classes. Greets and orients the speakers, and coordinates the event.
Chair – Deborah Dudley, First American Title
Home Expo - REALTOR® Expo of new home builders and remodelers.
Chair - Cary Romer, Beazer Homes & Karmi Sheppard, TD Bank
SAM Tram - SAM Tram is a unique opportunity for builder and associate members to network directly with local REALTORS®. REALTORS® are chauffeured in luxury coaches on a tour of new Central Florida communities. Builders are given the opportunity to entertain the REALTORS® and “show-off” their homes. Associate sponsors ride on the bus with the REALTORS® for all day networking opportunities.
Chair - Sandi Arbolino, Security National Mortgage
Closing Time - After hours networking event with ORRA held on the third Wednesday of each month. Location changes depending on the host.
Chair - Theresa Swanson, Florida Home Media
Holiday Party - Annual holiday party and auction of the HBA.
Chair - Lynda Stephens, Toll Brothers
Major Achievement Awards–Executes the Major Achievements Awards gala. Administers promotional campaign, venue selection, décor, theme development, sponsorship, ticket sales, and entry solicitation.
Chair – Anna Maddox, Centerline Homes
Vice-Chair - Lisa Harris, First American Title