SIOR held its final designation course from November 11-13, 2019 at SIOR headquarters in the roof top conference center in Washington DC. Elizabeth Holmes of R.W. Holmes and Dan Driscoll of Colliers attended the three day program. Elizabeth and Dan were co- recipients of the RW Holmes Chapter Scholarship announced October 10, 2019 at Brae Burn Country Club. Rob Nahigian, SIOR, New England Chapter member and SIOR instructor delivered the first morning’s class on “Negotiating Skills” on November 11. Elizabeth and Dan were assigned in group settings and contributed to course material engagement and problem-solving. There was a negotiating role play that Elizabeth and Dan both participated during the class. Both of them played in a dispute issue on brokerage commission and practiced negotiating modeling. The other course topics during the week included Code of Ethics, Business Planning, Commercial Lease Document and Construction. Elizabeth and Dan are progressing towards their SIOR designation.