DEMA National invites all Private Service Professionals, Luxury Suppliers, Domestic Placement Agencies for an evening of networking and a special presentation from our event host, Geolat Companies.

As founder and CEO of Geolat Companies, Patti Geolat is widely known as the authority for the appraisal and sale of fine jewelry. Patti is a published author and public speaker with a distinguished reputation for excellence, confidentiality, and professionalism. Patti’s professional affiliations include Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co, North Texas Crime Commission, Jewelers’ Security Alliance, and the Women’s Jewelry Association. Patti lives in Dallas, TX and travels the world extensively on behalf of her distinguished clients.

A few topics that will be discussed will be:

  • Curating and cataloging property of the household
  • Care and maintenance of a property
  • When should I update the insurance appraisal?
  • Different types of appraisals, estate planning

We look forward to seeing you on the 23rd and don’t forget to bring a friend or colleague.


Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT

Location: Geolat Companies ~14850 Montfort Drive, Suite 255, LB 37 Dallas, TX 75254


Event Details and Registration





The Domestic Estate Management Association (DEMA) is an international educational association for the Private Service Community. DEMA was founded in 2007 to provide a forum for Private Service Professionals and certified service vendors interested in better serving & protecting the best interests of their clients. The fundamental purpose of the association is to raise industry standards. Our members have access to local chapter meetings, educational materials, webinars and a network of individuals striving to make a difference in the industry.

DEMA provides the Private Service Community with invaluable resources to tackle everyday challenges empowering our members to ensure they protect and preserve the estates they are involved in managing.  In a few short years, DEMA membership has expanded into over 50 states and 18 countries.  We invite you to join us in our mission and enjoy access to the best Private Service resources available.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a platform for continuing education and networking opportunities in an effort to develop consistent standards in a unique and dynamic profession all while providing the highest standard of services to our Principal Employers. Our members are encouraged to operate with INTEGRITY, TRUST, CONFIDENTIALITY, AND MUTUAL RESPECT.

Our Vision

By becoming the largest Association for Private Service Professionals in the world, our members will be able to leverage our resources to raise industry standards in the Private Service Industry.


“Unity is strength…when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”
– Mattie J.T. Stepanek

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