Global events are a great way to build your professional network and expand your knowledge of global business practices. The following is a list of worldwide events that NAR participates in, are hosted by our bilateral partners, or are sponsored by another industry alliance.

For specific information on any one of these events, please contact the sponsoring organization for complete details.

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July 18, 2024

Taste of the World, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Join us as we explore one of the most luxurious, full service residential developments in all of Boston, The St. Regis Residences in Boston's Seaport Neighborhood! Our program will focus on Citizenship by Investment (Golden Visa Program) followed by small group tours of a St. Regis Residence, networking, cocktails, and a taste of cuisines from around the world! Cost: GBAR/AREAA/NAHREP Members: $15.00; Non-members: $25.00. For more information, please email Non-members, please call Morgan Alvarenga at 617-399-7859 to register.

July 23, 2024

Comparing the Business of Real Estate in Malaysia, Singapore & the Philippines. Plus, what it takes to be a NAR Global Ambassador, Virtual via Zoom

Join Vicky Silvano, NAR Global Ambassador to Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines to learn about the differences in the real estate business in these top three Southeast Asian countries. For more information, and to register, please email SILVAR Public Affairs & Communications Director Rose Meily at


July 31, 2024

Unlocking Global Opportunities: 2024 International Transactions in U.S. Residential Real Estate Report Launch, Virtual via Zoom

Join Matt Christopherson, Director, Business and Consumer Research, and Stephanie Aker, Manager, Global Council Engagement and Development on Wednesday, July 31, at 1 p.m. Eastern for the 2024 International Transactions in U.S. Residential Real Estate Report Launch. Also hear from REALTOR® members who are "Unlocking Global Opportunities" to grow their business.


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September 6–8, 2024

International Real Estate Conference (IREC) Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

IREC is a premier conference that enables professionals from all fields related to real estate including development, distribution, investment and the like, to learn and to exchange opinions regarding the current and future status of the real estate markets around the world.The conference venue will be at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, with the theme "Bridging Borders Building Opportunities." Cost: $380 USD for international attendees.

September 7, 2024

International MLS Forum, Hybrid format: In person in Milan, Italy, and via Zoom

International MLS Forum is an annual conference that focuses on global real estate and open standards. The event hosts heads of MLSs and associations from more than 4 continents with visionaries and thought leaders sharing their insights. The event is organized by RESO and CEPI. Cost: VIP $1500/PRO $750

September 13, 2024

Property Market Outlook: Envisioning Tomorrow's Landscape and Celebrating The Latvian Real Estate Association's (LANĪDA) 30th Anniversary, Riga, Latvia

LANĪDA was established 30 years ago, and 2024 is celebrated as the anniversary year of the organization by organizing various activities, the main and significant of which will be an international conference on September 13, 2024 "Property Market Outlook: Envisioning Tomorrow's Landscape". A conference of this level in the real estate industry will be held for the first time. It will be an event that will bring together not only competent foreign and Latvian experts, but will provide valuable content and offer meaningful discussions.

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October 1–3, 2024

North American Global Congress: Economic Collaboration in North America, Austin, Texas, U.S.A.

Prepare to immerse yourself in a dynamic and high-energy experience at the North American Global Congress, taking place this October in vibrant Austin, Texas. This event is set to redefine professional development and engagement, bringing together passionate industry leaders from across North America.

Event Overview
The North American Global Congress is more than just a conference—it's a transformative business-building experience. Engage with cutting-edge education and innovative technology, designed to elevate your knowledge and professionalism in the ever-evolving real estate industry.

Why Attend?
Unprecedented Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow innovators, thought leaders, and professionals from Canada, Mexico, and the United States with the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and Asociación Mexicana de Profesionales Inmobiliarios (AMPI). Build lasting relationships that transcend borders and open doors to new opportunities.

  • Educational Excellence: Dive into diverse real estate topics, from residential and commercial developments to the latest technological advancements shaping the industry.
  • Inspiring Community Tours: Explore Austin's most innovative housing developments, revitalization projects, and sustainable solutions, gaining insights to apply in your own communities.

Expert-Led Sessions: Gain valuable insights from leading experts on housing markets and policies in Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Learn about opportunities for cross-border collaboration and investment.

Cost: In-Person: Member $99/Non-Member $149; Virtual $65

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October 9–12, 2024

International Investment Conference, Lamia, Greece

Join us at an extraordinary event organized by the Greek National Association of Certified Real Estate Professionals (EPPA) in collaboration with the Chamber of Commerce in Central Greece. The conference will feature tours to archaeological sites and investment projects in Central Greece, including Delphi, Kamena Vourla, and more. We hope you will join us! Learn more and register.

October 10, 2024

AMPI IX Real Estate Forum 2024, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

With great enthusiasm and on behalf of the Mexican Association of Real Estate Professionals (AMPI) Playa del Carmen section, we are pleased to extend a warm invitation to the next AMPI Real Estate Forum 2024, under the title: "HERITAGE AND REAL ESTATE HORIZON."

This prestigious event will be held on October 10th, 2024, at the exceptional Xcaret Arte Hotel, in Playa del Carmen.This Forum represents a unique opportunity to explore and discuss current and future trends in the real estate sector and celebrate the rich heritage of our professional field. It will bring together leading industry experts, professionals, and enthusiasts from across the country to share knowledge, experiences, and strategies that will shape the future of our industry.

The Forum will include more than 40 keynote lectures, discussion panels, networking sessions, and interactive workshops designed to provide a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing the real estate industry.

October 15, 2024

CIMI360 – Congresso Internacional do Mercado Imobiliário, São Paulo, Brazil

Cofeci-Creci System, composed of the Federal Council and 27 Regional Councils of Real Estate Agents throughout Brazil, gathers 600 k+ professionals and 72 k+ real estate companies for the largest real estate event in Latin America.


November 5, 2024

18th Annual Global Real Estate Summit NYC, Hybrid format: New York, NY, U.S.A./Zoom

Join us at the 18th Annual Global Real Estate Summit NYC, a prestigious gathering hosted by 10 Regional, State and National REALTOR® Associations. The Global Summit is where industry leaders and top global practitioners convene to explore the latest trends and opportunities in the dynamic world of real estate.

Gain valuable insights from our featured speakers, who will shed light on the transformative impact of artificial intelligence and sustainability in the real estate sector. Engage in lively discussions through our expert panels, focusing on economic development initiatives, opportunities, and challenges, as well as uncovering the untapped potential in global commercial real estate opportunities. This summit is your gateway to networking, learning, and thriving in the ever-evolving global real estate landscape. Cost: In-Person: $125 standard; early bird $89 until 9/16; Virtual: $69 standard; early bird $49 until 9/16. For more information, email

November 21, 2024

Congreso Nacional del sector Inmobiliario, Medellin, Colombia

Attend the 40th annual Congreso Nacional del sector Inmobiliario.


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March 14–16, 2024

Balkan Money Show

Balkan MONEY SHOW Join us at an extraordinary event organized by the Greek National Association of Certified Real Estate Professionals (EPPA) for the EPPA General Assembly, Educational Seminar SFR and tours to archaeological sites and investment projects such as Olympus and Thessaloniki. More details coming soon!

More About Global Business Council Events

Global Business Councils provide NAR members with unique opportunities to participate in globally themed education, programming and networking. Whether it's a seminar on "How to do Business with China" or hosting an inbound trade mission with an NAR bilateral partner, don't miss out on the chance to expand your knowledge and your business.

More About Trade Missions

One of the attributes of a strong Global Business Council is to be involved in organizing either an inbound or outbound trade mission. Trade missions are international trips organized for the purpose of exploring international business opportunities, learning about a foreign market, and building relationships.

The trade missions listed on this page are being hosted by Local and State Global Business Councils, for the purpose of fostering international real estate connections.

Frequently Asked Questions About Trade Missions

NOTE: NAR is not a sponsor or organizer of the trade missions listed on this page and is in no way responsible for these events. These details are being provided for informational purposes only. The indicated local or state association or NAR bilateral partner is responsible for their respective trade mission(s). Please contact that organization with any questions or for additional information.

If you have any questions about this page, please contact Stephanie Aker at