A corporate gathering that allows a firm’s CEO to present yearly results directly to its shareholders. Shareholders will then vote to elect board members for the upcoming year.An Annual Meeting is a corporate gathering that allows a public firm’s CEO to present yearly results directly to its shareholders. Shareholders are then able to vote to elect board members for the upcoming year. This meeting is critical to the growth and success of any business. This time allows the President and executives of the company to recognize areas of the business that have progressed or regressed over the past year and discuss various strategies that could be implemented into the areas where the business needs to be improved or restructured. It is very important that the meeting be geared toward the public’s understand as to how the business has advanced and how it plans to advance in the future. In order to decide who will be at the meeting, it is important to designate the people that are most responsible for various areas of the business. Everyone in attendance should prepare a list of items that they wish to bring the table for discussion and as well as any suggestions for improvements. The Annual Meeting is a great way for real estate companies to determine their next phase of business and the most profitable segments based on market research. The Annual Meeting is necessary for continued improvement of any company. Shareholders vote to elect board members for the upcoming year.