CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
2017 REALTORS® Conference & Expo
November 3-6, 2017, Chicago, IL
Submissions are now being accepted.
Deadline for submission is February 24, 2017!
(Email firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have questions).
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is the nation's largest trade and professional organization. Our Conference Education Sessions offer focused, practical and timely information, presented by knowledgeable, professional individuals. Content and delivery that fosters attendee engagement are key components of the most successful sessions.
--» 20,000+ real estate professionals from the U.S. (92% in 2016) & 65+ countries (8% in 2016).
--» 70% of attendees return the following year.
--» Seasoned and newly licensed professionals searching for ideas, methods, strategies to enhance/build their real estate expertise and business best practices.
--» Attendees' areas of business focus -- Residential brokers and agents, Commercial specialists-including retail/industrial/office, Property Management for both residential and non-residential properties, Resort/2nd home, Land, Appraisal, Auction, Association staff, IT professionals and other industry segments.
--» Majority attend one or two sessions daily.
WHO SHOULD COMPLETE A CFP:
--» Speakers interested in being considered for a conference time slot. We do not distinguish between keynote and concurrent session speakers for submission and review purposes.
HOW ARE SPEAKERS CHOSEN?
Proposals are reviewed by a team of industry experts with expertise in real estate topic areas. Reviewers evaluate proposals based on six criteria:
- Relevance to today's real estate professional
- Well-defined topic focus
- Practical application of material
- Timeliness of topic
- Overall program quality
- Speaker credentials, including references
BENEFITS OF SPEAKING
Promotion of programs and speakers selected to be part of the conference, increases visibility within the real estate industry through:
--» Pre-conference electronic and print promotions, such as REALTOR® Magazine, the conference web site, press releases, conference mobile app, and other advance publicity
--» Logos, video guidelines and other materials will be provided for speakers to use in promoting your participation on the Conference schedule.
--» Conference Speaker Directory Listing (electronic)
--» Distribution of approved personal promotional material at your session
--» Follow-up with session attendees
SELECTED SPEAKERS WILL:
--» Agree to provide educational content only AND abide by NAR's personal, product, and services promotion specifications before, during, and at the end of your session;
--» Allow NAR to record your Conference session(s);
--» Receive a complimentary recording of your session;
--» Be promoted in electronic and print marketing materials;
--» Receive complimentary premier access registration to the Conference & Expo;
--» Be responsible for your own travel arrangements/expenses and will not be compensated by NAR.
--» Be selected and sent speaker agreements OR be advised of their status by September 1, 2016.
--» Assist with promoting their participation as a Conference speaker.
If you are interested in being considered as a SPEAKER for a conference program, Click Here to complete the proposal.
NOTE: Only 2 submissions per speaker.