Make the Most of REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

The 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo represents an important opportunity for REALTORS® to meet with their U.S. Senators and Representatives and communicate the issues critical to their businesses, communities and the consumers they represent. NAR has everything you need to prepare for Washington, DC.

Prepare for the Hill

To help prepare members for their upcoming Capitol Hill meetings, the NAR Advocacy Group has prepared talking points that walk REALTORS® through the messages that NAR would like presented to their Members of Congress.  View and download the talking points prior to arriving in DC.  Read real estate activity reports by state with our interactive map: Real Estate Activity Reports by Congressional District: 115th Congress.  These reports present the most recent and relevant data at the district and state levels in support of the goal of the National Association of REALTORS® to sustain and strengthen homeownership.

Advocacy Materials for the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo

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Download talking points, congressional district reports, graphics, and other materials to help prepare you for your Hill visits during the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, DC.

Join the Discussion

Promote issue talking points on social media with the NAR Advocacy Group's Social Media Tools. Access pre-written tweets, mobile-friendly graphics, and more. Make your voice heard by supporting the issues that matter. 

View the Federal Priorities Video Series

In preparation for the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in May in Washington, D.C., NAR has produced a series of four videos providing an overview of the issues that REALTORS® will be discussing with their Members of Congress. Watch the videos prior to arriving in DC for an overview of the issues to be discussed on the Hill. 

Plan Your Schedule

Use the online meetings schedule to plan your own customized event schedule. Changes to locations or times of scheduled meetings will be updated automatically.

Using the Online Event Planner

New users can create a profile using the gray toolbar on the right-hand side of the Meetings Schedule. Then select the events you want to attend to add to your profile. You can also create your own custom events in the Event Planner, like dinner with friends, a sightseeing adventure, or your workout time.

App users can sync Event Planner information using the mobile app by clicking the "My Event Planner" button at the bottom of the of the app dashboard. Follow the instructions to enter your Event Planner username and email address.

Download the NAR Legislative App

Download the NAR Legislative app to your mobile device, so you can navigate the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo more efficiently.

New app users:
iOS and Android devices: Search the iTunes App Store or Google Play for NAR Legislative
All other device types: Point your mobile browser to: You will be redirected to the proper download for your device

Existing app users
If you already have the NAR Legislative mobile app downloaded, scroll to the bottom of the dashboard and tap “Exit to App List”. Choose 2018, then tap "download".

Read more about the app's features on the Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo website.

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Pack Your Bags

REALTORS® will be visiting with their state's Congressional delegates on Wednesday, May 16. Contact your state association for information on your state delegation's Hill visit. State associations may schedule meetings with their Congressional delegation outside this time frame due to Congressional schedules. Review the online schedule for current information related to special issues forums, committee meetings, legislative activities and the industry trade show.

Bring plenty of business cards for networking! The REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo is a wonderful time to meet your fellow Association members, and learn about the latest in real estate products and services. The 2018 REALTORS® Trade Expo features exhibitors from 100 industry-leading companies. Get profitable ideas to gain an edge in today’s market.

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