Exclusive Event For Commercial and Home Trade Professionals!
Get The Leading-Edge Industry Knowledge You Need To Take Your Business To New Heights
Team Building
The Breakers: One South County Road , Palm Beach, FL 33480
April 14 - 17, 2019
High-Level Networking and Mastermind Event
for Professionals in the Commercial and Home Trades Industry
Ready to take your trade business to the next level of profitability?
Searching for the best tools of the trade to maximize efficiency?
Or are you looking to sell everything for a BIG payday and purchase your next great company?
If you’re serious about accelerating the path to your business goals, It’s time to fly with The Eagles...
The Eagles Summit was designed to give commercial and home trade professionals the opportunity to learn directly from leading industry experts. Over four days you’ll gain the insider knowledge, systems, and team building skills you need to master the trade of the home trades business.
Mingle with your industry peers and forge valuable new relationships against the backdrop of the beautiful West Palm Beach Golf Course. Learn, network, get inspired, have fun…
...and come away with the strategies, connections, tools, and fresh motivation you need to become the industry’s next big success story!

This event is for anyone! You will get to network and talk with current clients of Business Networks, but it is not a clients only event. Join us at the Gathering of Eagles!

Once you stay, 
you'll understand®
Founded on the sands of Palm Beach in 1896, our resort’s story has been one of strong roots ever since—holding true to our values while evolving in a changing world.
Once you stay, 
you'll understand®
Founded on the sands of Palm Beach in 1896, our resort’s story has been one of strong roots ever since—holding true to our values while evolving in a changing world.
Day by Day Breakdown
Sunday April 14th
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday, April 15th
- DAY 2 -
Monday, April 15th
Les Cunningham
Jim Stephens
Dr Dale Hull
Breck Grumbles
Tomer Poran
Ryan Pritchard
Les Cunningham
Jim Stephens
Dr Dale Hull
Breck Grumbles
Tomer Poran
Ryan Pritchard
Opening Remarks 
- - - 8:00 am - - -
Les Cunningham
Meet your host for The Eagles Summit! Les founded The Gathering of Eagles on the culture of collaboration and shared growth. He’ll be kicking off a powerful 4 days of learning, networking, and collaboration by sharing his wisdom founded on decades of industry experience.

Les is also the Owner of Business Networks, an organization dedicated to helping businesses grow through personal and professional accountability and transparency.
- - - 8:15 am - 9:30 am - - -
Dr. Dale Hull
If you need a hefty dose of inspiration and the motivation to overcome any obstacle in your business and life, look no further! Dr. Dale Hull’s remarkable story will show you how to cultivate the unshakeable drive and resilience you need to succeed in business and make an impact in the world.

Dale will share his journey from his private OB-GYN practice to complete paralysis from the neck down...and beyond. His adaptability and inner strength led him to co-found a nonprofit outpatient physical therapy clinic nationally recognized and revered for its evidence-based, creative, and innovative neurorehabilitation.
Joint Industry Presentation
- - - 9:45 am - 10:45 am - - -
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Developers & Salespersons.
9:30 am – 9:45 am
Networking Break
Get exclusive insights from one of Alacrity Services top executives that will explode sales growth in your restoration and repair business. Learn from 20 years’ experience and gain insider secrets that will help you transform your service business into an all-encompassing solution to your customers.
Join us for a special presentation from an Alacrity Services expert to get the insider knowledge on “making business work” for insurance companies, contractors and policy holders.
Join Qualified Remodeler's lead analyst to get exclusive insider knowledge on what it takes to transform your company into a Top 500 Remodeler. With exclusive insights into the latest news and designs leading to a more sustainable future, don't miss out on a glimpse of the future of the US Home Improvement sector.
Whether you’re a sales professional or a business developer, you’ll get exclusive access to upcoming trends that will make you a leader who is always one step ahead of the competition.
Learn how to see your company through your customers’ eyes with this masterclass from Guild Quality. Having mastered the art of customer satisfaction since 1992, Guild Quality will reveal the secrets that determine the strengths and weaknesses of your business and how to apply that information to improve quality and customer service.
Don’t miss this session if your goal is to elevate your construction, remodeling, home building or real estate business to profitable new heights!
From Tech to
Belfor Management Team
- - - 11:00 am – 11:45 am - - -
Lessons Learned and Adjourn for Networking Lunch
- - - 11:45 am - 12:00 pm - - -
Discover how to transform your business into a global success by investing in your employees. Offering more recovery solutions and specialized restoration services than any other company in the world, Belfor’s knowledge, expertise and resources have catapulted the company to revenues of over $2 Billion.
Learn how one Belfor employee's commitment to staff and a passion for business catapulted him from an entry-level tech position to #3 in this $2 Billion dollar company. If this talk doesn't set your motivation on fire, we don't know what will!
 Information DISCUSSION & SHARING Group Discussion
Best Practices for Accounts Receivable, Appraisal Process and Assignment of Benefits – Pro’s & Con’s
- - - 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm - - -
Gain insider knowledge on insurance company compensation with Restoration Insurance Billing’s top executive. With an industry leading success rate of getting contracts paid, RIB has the best tips on estimating, negotiating and collecting money on time...allowing you to concentrate on your customers!
Whether you need help preparing invoices, justifying charges or collecting from insurance companies, you’ll learn to increase your productivity, without any extra input or costs. This talk will help you take the time and pain out of these time-consuming responsibilities so you can real work of helping property owners.
Learn high-level strategies from a United Cleaning and Restoration representative with 30 years’ experience as a contractor and consultant to insurance companies. This in-depth presentation gives a new level of understanding on best practices for accounts and receivable and appraisal processes...to assignment of benefits and everything in between.
Get exclusive insights from one of Alacrity Services top executives that will explode sales growth in your restoration and repair business. Learn from 20 years’ experience and gain insider secrets that will help you transform your service business into an all-encompassing solution to your customers.
Join us for a special presentation from an Alacrity Services expert to get the insider knowledge on “making business work” for insurance companies, contractors and policy holders.
Is your company A selling Machine?
- - - 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm - - -
Jim Stephens
Facilitator and Sales Trainer
Jim is a national speaker, business coach and sales trainer and with 40 years of industry experience. For the last 18 years, he has been training companies of all sizes to new heights with The Sandler Method.
Jim will reveal how this indispensable sales training method can be used to turn you and your employees into deal-closing machines and skyrocket the profitability of your business...just like it has for thousands of Sandler clients. 
Is your company worth selling?
- - - 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm - - -
Breck Grumbles
Brecks Aftercadabra President
Get the insider scoop from the mind behind Abracadabra Restoration. Over 36 years, Breck grew Abracadabra Restoration to become the largest locally owned restoration company in Tucson and Southern Arizona. If you’ve been trying to figure out the best strategies for selling your company, you won’t want to miss this session!

Learn how Breck sold his company for top dollar, allowing him to transition from 20+ years in the industry into a happy retirement.
Ben Yanker
Buffalo Restoration President
Uncover the secrets of how to diligently and methodically grow your company to astounding levels of profitability with our special guest from Buffalo Restoration. Starting from a local family owned restoration business of two in 1991, BR rapidly expanded to 27 new employees! Learn how to utilize their successful growth strategy to rapidly expand your business.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear how you can bootstrap your own business and build it to a height that makes it worth selling!
Rich Piltch
Former ARS President
Get the actionable tips on scaling your business with this showcase from ARS Restoration Specialists. 30 years’ experience in the emergency restoration and reconstruction industry has seen this company grow from a painting and cleaning company with 3 family members... to a multi-faceted disaster restoration company employing over 150 people with an excess of 6000 pieces of equipment.
Join their top representative for information on how you can propel the same steady growth in your company.
Taking Control of Your Business in 2019
- - - 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm - - -
Jim Stephens
Do you have the right help to take your business to the next level? 

IF you knew what to do, would you do it?

Jim will share with you some tactics and an opportunity to get move even faster within your business.
What’s NEW in Software in 2019
- - - 4 pm – 5:55 pm - - -
Tomer Poran
Leads the Insurance & Restoration Market
Get an insider look at the groundbreaking company Matterport, the industry’s standalone provider of interactive 3-D and VR property visualization. Learn how this cutting-edge software can be utilized for trades like construction and contracting, residential and multifamily real estate, hospitality, engineering, transportation marketing and beyond!

Tomer leads the Insurance & Restoration market at Matterport, bringing this low-cost, high-speed, easy to use reality capture solution to the sector. Before stepping into his current role, he led the AEC market (Architecture, Engineering and Construction) and successfully grew it to a multi-million dollar market.
Ryan Pritchard
Sales Manager
Ryan is a rising industry star and an integral part of the Canam Systems family as a sales and marketing rep. Over the last seven years, he has dedicated himself to researching the most effective tools contractors need to regain control of their profitability through technology.

Canam Systems Core beliefs have always been to provide customers with a voice, letting them drive the direction of the software from the ground level. PSA Restoration Contractor is one of the top selling Restoration software solution in North America, integrated directly into Xactimate & Xactanalysis. Let Ryan show you the ins-and-outs of this remarkable software and the impact it can have on your business.
Meet Geomni - the ultimate imaging solution that takes the hassle, man power, and physical risk out of roofing estimates and claim resolution. Learn how to get the quickest, most accurate measurements without ever having to climb a ladder or run a tape measure!
An expert Geomni representative will be giving insight into this powerful visualization software and show you exactly how to use it to save money and time in your business. Learn how to get the data you or your team needs to make an accurate estimate - all while sitting back in your office chair.
Service Software is the creator of cloud-based and mobile-ready software for restoration specialists, contractors and inspection pros. Discover ultimate tech based solutions to be more productive in the field when managing jobs, scheduling and completing work orders, tracking equipment, and capturing marketing notes. 
NextGear Solutions is highly regarded as the leading platform for property restoration - and for good reason. Their innovative software solutions were strategically designed with the needs of restoration specialists in mind. Whether it be their web-based management solutions, CRM’s, or moisture mitigation management applications, attendees in the restoration industry are bound to discover a software that can take their business to the next level.
A seasoned representative from NextGear will show you how these remarkable softwares can be used to increase efficiency, boost incoming revenue, and make your day-to-day operations less stressful.
5:45 pm – 5:55 pm
Lessons Learned from this afternoon
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Rehash the day (cash bar, hor d’oeuvres and Networking) (Listen to a Vendor’s 2 minute Elevator Speech and they will buy you a drink!) 
Tuesday, April 16th
- DAY 3 -
Tuesday, April 16th
Paul Gross
Jacob Avila
Greg Pyne
Paul Gross
Jacob Avila
Greg Pyne
award winning system as to what they did to Attract, Train &
Retain Employees
- - - 8:15 am -9:15 am - - -
Paul Gross
Companies are built not through their products and services, but through the people. If you don't know how to properly recruit, train, and keep employees, your business can suffer dearly!
Join Paul as he explains his innovative employee training process and how you can make it work in your company. With his system, you’ll be able to not only find the perfect people for your business, but supercharge their skills and keep them dedicated to their roles in your organization for years to come. If you’ve been struggling with hiring, high turnover rates, or low employee performance, you won’t want to miss Paul’s session!
MTSU of Basic and Applied Sciences
- - - 9:30 am - 10:30 am - - -
Jacob Avila, PhD
Jacob will be bringing over 17 years of construction industry and management experience to the table. He’s the owner of Construction Estimating Services, a construction estimating and consulting firm specializing in estimating and consulting services for residential restoration, remodeling, and new construction projects.
Jacob is also the developer of a Construction Management and Intern Program for estimators and project managers, designed to connect talented new estimators and project managers to the companies that need them. Jacob will be giving you the insider look at how he has developed the program and how the right estimators and project managers can rapidly expand your company’s growth.
Xactware Database and how it works
- - - 10:45 am - 11:45 am - - -
Greg Pyne, Head of Pricing
Have you ever wondered how the software comes up with pricing and the inner workings behind the Xactimate Database? Let the VP of Pricing Data Services Xactware demystify how the database works and show you exactly how to use it your business’s advantage!

For those new to Xactimate, you’ll learn how this groundbreaking software allows contractors and insurance adjusters to estimate properties, emergency repairs, and beyond. Find out how the database can help your business estimate more quickly and accurately than ever before.
11:45 - 12:00 pm
Lessons Learned and Adjourn for Lunch & Golf
Golf Tournament with a proceeds going to support the Gary Sinise Foundation
- - - 1:30 pm - - -
Wednesday, April 17th
- DAY 4 -
Wednesday, April 17th
Les Cunningham
Jim Stephens
Ron White
Lance Malcolm
Ron White
How to Memory & Surmise Like Sherlock Homes
- - - 8:15 am - - -
Ron White
This two-time USA Memory Champion and has been spreading his message ‘Triple Your Memory - Triple Your Business’ across the world for the past 27 years.

In this engaging and skill-building presentation, Ron will show you how to engage 35% more of your brain’s capability and use it to excel in every area of business. You’ll learn how to...
• Master networking by remembering names and faces with ease
• Retain information at astounding new levels and 10x your learning and growth
• Memorize speeches to become a more confident speaker and presenter
• Develop a quick, sharp, healthy brain that will serve you in business and in life!
• Remember names to build
• Remember what you read or
   learn from conferences to 10x
   your knowledge at incredible
• Give speeches from memory to
   be a more confident speaker
• Trust your memory more as you
   develop a quick, sharp and
   healthy brain
The Future of TPA's and
where CCC is headed
- - - 9:45 am - 10:45 am - - -
Lance Malcolm, President
Contractor Connection helps people find the right contractor to get the job done, and we will be hearing from Lance about the future of TPA's and what you need to do to be ready to maximize the upcoming changes in the market place!
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The Gathering of Eagles Event FAQ's:
What Are The Dates For "The Gathering of Eagles 2019"?
Sunday April 14 to Wednesday April 17, The gathering of eagles is where people in the home services industry get together to mastermind and network in order to take their businesses to the next level. We will have speakers from a number of different industry experts to share what is happening in the industry and how to use that information to transform your business.
Where Is The Venue For The Event?
The Breakers: One South County Road , Palm Beach, FL 33480
I'm Trying To Book My Travel. What Times Do I Need To Know About?
The welcome reception starts at 6:30 PM on Sunday and the event will be over by noon on Wednesday the 17th.
Can Anyone Attend This Event?
Yes! This event is for people who currently work with Business Networks, and anyone else that would like to attend!
Can I Bring My Spouse Or A Guest?
Due to limited space, if you bring a spouse or guest they will also need to purchase a ticket if they plan on attending the events. They are more than welcome to come and enjoy the sun and the resort for no additional charge! If they would like to attend the social functions only, then it is half price instead of full price for spouses.
Can I Get A Refund If I Can't Attend?
This is determined on a case by case basis, you will have to discuss this with Les to see if you qualify for a refund.
What Should I Wear?
This event is professional casual, preferably with a company logo.
Any Other Questions?
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