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SoCalMLS takes training to the ice

Brokers, agents will fill hockey stadium to learn new 'Tempo' system

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The Southern California MLS will kick the National Hockey League's Mighty Ducks off the ice next week in order to introduce a new MLS system and conduct training sessions for thousands of its brokers and agents next week in Anaheim. On Jan. 14, the SoCalMLS will attempt to fit in as many attendees as possible into the 18,000-seat Arrowhead Pond stadium where real estate professionals will learn the ins and outs of the MarketLinx Tempo MLS System. "Training with traditional methods would have taken weeks if not months," said SoCalMLS General Manager Russ Bergeron. "We asked ourselves 'What's the most efficient and effective way to get the job done?' and the answer was 'Train everyone at once!'" To maximize the lure of coming to the training sessions, SoCalMLS is simultaneously holding a daylong Trade Show & Expo along the concourse of Arrowhead Pond. ...