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Register Today: 2017 REALTORS® Conference & Expo

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In a little less than one month, over 20,000 Realtors®, industry experts and guests will flock to the Windy City for the 2017 Realtors® Conference and Expo (Nov. 3-6) at the McCormick Place – West Building.

Housing affordability and supply, commercial real estate flood insurance, tax reform and more are some of the key topics that will be discussed during the jam-packed weekend.

A few must-see sessions on the first day, Friday, Nov. 3:  

  • Incoming NAR President Elizabeth Mendenhall will share her presidential agenda and insights into the top challenges and opportunities facing Realtors® in 2018
  • NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun will present his 2018 economic and market forecast
  • NAR Researcher Jessica Lautz will present unpublished findings from the soon-to-be-released 2017 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers.

Registration is free for members of the media. To register, contact Sara Wiskerchen, 202-383-7515 or swiskerchen@realtors.org

More details, including a list of all noteworthy sessions for media attendees, will be posted here over the next week. For a full conference schedule, visit www.realtor.org/convention.nsf/. Below is the full media advisory:

WHAT:  2017 REALTORS® Conference & Expo

WHEN:  November 3-6, 2017

WHERE:  McCormick Place – West Building, Chicago

REGISTER:  Contact Sara Wiskerchen, 202-383-7515 or swiskerchen@realtors.org

For conference updates and on-site information, visit realtors.mediaroom.comOnsite press registration opens Thursday, Nov. 2 at 8 a.m. in McCormick Place – West Building, Room W475.

WASHINGTON (October 5, 2017) – More than 20,000 Realtors®, industry experts and guests will convene in Chicago November 3-6, 2017 at the 2017 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, themed “The Sky is the Limit,” to address the top issues facing the real estate industry.

News conferences will be held Friday, Nov. 3 with incoming National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall, who will share her presidential agenda and insights into the top challenges and opportunities facing Realtors® in 2018; NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun will present his 2018 economic and market forecast; and NAR Researcher Jessica Lautz will present unpublished findings from the soon-to-be-released 2017 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers.

Also during the meetings, NAR’s Lawrence Yun will share the latest outlook for the residential housing market during the Residential Economic Issues & Trends Forum Friday, Nov. 3 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Yun will also present his commercial forecast at the Commercial Economic Issues & Trends Forum later that same day from 1-3 p.m. The general session keynote address will be presented by Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps.

Members of the media are invited to a reception Friday, Nov. 3 from 5–6 p.m. at Sopraffina, 10 N. Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill., 60602.

For a full conference schedule, visit www.realtor.org/convention.nsf/.

The National Association of Realtors®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing  more than 1.2 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.

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