This month we’re sitting down with Bruce and Aaron together to talk about the assent of The Norris Group. This won’t be your typical Bruce Norris presentation. We’ll dive deep into how the company was built, how the team was organized, and the strategies they used to build a widely recognized brand.
Payment: Payment may be paid in advance or at the door. We gladly accept Cash and Credit Cards at the door. No checks please.
Parking: The Mission Inn Hotel offers valet with an entrance on the south side of the hotel. The self parking garage on 6th Street is available at an hourly rate. There is also plenty of parking on the street. All street parking is free after 5PM.
Bring your business cards and flyers for the back table! Don’t be a “secret-agent” — we all want to know who you are and what you do!
6:30 PM – 7:00 PM
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Opening Remarks, Housekeeping and Market Update.
7:30 PM – 7:45 PM
Haves and Wants – Need money? Looking for a deal? Have money? Have a deal? What ever it is, we’ll give you the mic and you can tell the room. We want to make deals happen at our club.
7:45 PM – 8:00 PM
Intermission and setup for interview.
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Q&A with Bruce Norris & Aaron Norris.
Bruce Norris is an active investor, hard money lender, and real estate educator with over 30 years experience. Bruce has been involved in more than 2,000 real estate transactions as a buyer, seller, builder, and money partner.
Renowned for his ability to forecast long-term real estate market trends and timing, the release of The California Comeback report in 1997 gained him much notoriety. The accuracy of the extensive report led many California investors to financial freedom. His January 2006 release, The California Crash, was an in-depth look into the California market correction and the statistics behind Bruce’s predictions.
Bruce speaks and debates nationally and has been a guest speaker at the Mortgage Bankers Association, REOMAC, Inman, HousingWire, California Association of Realtors, California Builders Industry Association, California Mortgage Association, the Real Estate Research Council, and several local and national investment clubs, associations, and service clubs. Bruce has met with local and national government officials including FHA and Fannie Mae to discuss market solutions and market insights.
Bruce is also host of the award-winning series, I Survived Real Estate. The events bring together leaders from numerous real estate sectors to discuss legislation, regulation, stimulus-related issues, and solutions to the current market. The events have also helped raise over $550,000 for charity since it began in 2008.
Bruce hosts the award-winning Norris Group Real Estate Radio Show and Podcast on KTIE 590 AM, where he interviews real estate industry thought leaders, authors, government officials, and economists. Guests have included representatives from the FBI, the MBA, Freddie Mac, the Appraisal Institute, HUD, Fannie Mae, PropertyRadar, Auction.com, PIMCO, PMI Group, REDC, the National Auctioneers Association, and the Center for Responsible Lending, as well as Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital and John Mauldin to name a few. There are over 400 shows and 150 hours of free education in our real estate radio archives.
Bruce has contributed articles to many real estate magazines and newsletters including The Business Press, Scotsman Guide, Creative Real Estate Magazine, The Orange County Register, RealtyTrac’s Foreclosure Newsletter, AOA Magazine, and the Daily Commerce. He has also been featured in: The Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, Nightline ABC, The New York Times, Time Magazine, Good Morning America, the Los Angeles Times, Fortune, Mortgage Banker Magazine, Money Magazine, Reuters, Associated Press, The Orange County Register, The Tribune, and numerous others.
Bruce currently serves on the Executive Board for the Real Estate Research Council of Southern California.
Aaron is Vice President of The Norris Group. His role at The Norris Group includes investor relations, business development, community outreach, marketing, public relations, and special events. Aaron has been in the real estate field for over a decade having worked in the construction design industry before joining The Norris Group in 2005.
Aaron hosts the weekly award-winning Real Estate Headline Roundup Vlog as well as produces The Norris Group’s award-winning radio show and podcast. He’s also the creator and of The Norris Group’s series, “I Survived Real Estate,” which has raised over $520,000 for charity since its inception in 2008. Aaron serves on several local nonprofit and professional association boards and is actively involved in the community in efforts like Give BIG Riverside County (founding team member). In total, Aaron has been directly involved in raising over $1 million for charity since 2008 with initiatives like Give BIG Riverside County.
Aaron has an MBA from UC Irvine with a focus in marketing communications. He’s an Accredited Public Relations professional (APR) and also holds his Certified Specialist in Planned Giving (CPSG) designation.
He’s part of the Webby-nominated The Cocktail Party Statement podcast which dissects business and marketing books to their core message for listeners.
Aaron has been teaching nationally on web technology and trends for small business, nonprofits and marketing professionals for the past 5 years at colleges, professional associations, and conferences.
9:00 PM – Midnight
After every meeting we break down the equipment and head to the Presidential Lounge in the Mission Inn for late night networking and story telling. Join us. This is where the relationships are truly built.
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