Event Detail


MLTA 2020 Spring Seminar
Monday, April , 2020 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Minneapolis Marriott Northwest, Brooklyn Park

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8:00 – 9:00 Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:05 Welcome & President’s Remarks
Alex Grundhoffer, Minnesota Division President, North American Title Company
9:05 – 10:05 7 Slight Edges to Creating More Referral Sources
Mark Isaac, Gorman Business Consultants
10:05 – 10:15 Break
10:15 – 11:15 RESPA Compliance and Update
Marx Sterbcow, Managing Attorney, The Sterbcow Law Group, LLC
11:15 – 11:30 Break
11:30 – 12:30 The Real Estate Landscape from a Power Broker’s Perspective
Ryan O’Neall, RE/MAX Advantage Plus & MN Real Estate Show
Noelle Nielsen, Bright Birch Real Estate
Geoff Bray, Engel & Volkers Minneapolis
Bill Svoboda, Close Simple – Moderator
12:30 – 1:30 Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 Breakout Sessions
  What Does the Title Policy Really Cover?
Doug Danielson, Agency Manager and Regional Underwriting Counsel, Title Resources Guaranty Company
  E&O Coverages & Claims
Gary Matson, Vice President, J.A. Price Agency
2:30 – 2:45 Break
2:45 – 3:45 Breakout Sessions
  Top 10 Title Troubles
John Nielsen, Underwriting Counsel at Old Republic Title
Brandt Keefe, Vice President, Stewart Title Guaranty Company
  To Be Determined
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Minneapolis Marriott Northwest
7025 Northland Drive North
Brooklyn Park, MN 55428

The Marriott Hotel is holding a limited number of sleeping rooms for MLTA with rates beginning at $139.00. The last day to book is March 13, 2020. Reservations can be made online (click here) or by calling Marriott reservations at (877) 303-1681 or (763) 536-8300.



Early-bird Registration Cut-off: Friday, March 27, 2020.
Fees include continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks. 
Members: $70 regular; $80 after March 27
Non-Members: $140 regular; $150 after March 27

Members must be logged in before registering to receive the member discount.


Exhibit Opportunities

Booth Fee: $200 which includes:

  • (1) 6’ x 30” table and chair
  • (1) registration to the program. Additional registrants must register at the full program rate. Registration is available at www.mlta.org.
  • Listing in an on-site handout

Power: $50 | Internet: No charge

Click here to download an order form


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors receive a listing in an onsite handout and logos will be featured on event signage. Lunch sponsor logo(s) appear on dining tables tent cards.

Continental Breakfast $250
Morning Break $250
Lunch $500
Afternoon Break $250

Click here to download the sponsorship order form.  

Title Gives Back

MLTA supports Minnesota communities by coordinating a food shelf fundraiser during its annual Spring Seminar.  This year, MLTA will be fundraising for Second Harvest Heartland.  Event participants are encouraged to make a donation while attending the event.  Checks should be made payable to Second Harvest Heartland.  To learn more about the work of this important organization, visit 2harvest.org.  



Brandt Keefe
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
T (952) 948-3218 | E-mail
David Welshons
DCA Title
T (651) 304-3500 | E-mail


Registration Policies

  • If you require special meals or other accommodations to fully participate in this event, please explain while registering.
  • Photographs will be taken throughout the event which may be used in future MLTA promotional materials. By virtue of your attendance, you agree to MLTA’s use of your likeness in said promotional materials.
  • Business attire.