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The REALTORS® Conference & Expo is a great opportunity to expand your global learning and make new real estate contacts from all over the world. More than 1,000 international real estate professionals from more than 50 countries, as well as 22,000 U.S. REALTORS® and guests, are expected to attend the real estate event in San Francisco, California, USA.
International REALTOR® Membership | Conference Program | Hotel/Air | Visas
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As an International REALTOR® Member, your benefits will include:
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- Brand-name Recognition: You are entitled to use the trusted REALTOR® logo and name if you also are a member of a NAR Cooperating Association.
- "Find a REALTOR®" Database: Your contact information is entered into a database, allowing consumers and fellow professionals to easily find you.
- Resources & Research: Access thousands of relevant articles, books, and research; weekly and monthly newsletters with in-depth articles; case studies; and more.
- REALTOR Benefits® Program Discounts: Get offers and significant savings on products and services you use in your business and personal life, including car rental discounts while at the conference. Learn more.
- And much more!
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Conference ProgramProgramming specifically for global practitioners, including Committee Meetings, Pre-Conference Courses, expo activities, and social events, is scheduled November 7-11. Plus, access 100+ education sessions between Friday and Monday, many of which focus on international interests. New activities are being added to the schedule throughout the summer.
Conference overview fliers are available in the following languages:
Spanish - Spain
Spanish - Latin America
Global Day Translations Friday, November 8 is Global Day. Simultaneous translation into Spanish, Portuguese, French and Mandarin Chinese will be available for select committee and conference events.
Trade ExpoExplore the largest real estate industry expo, featuring 400 of the top suppliers of real estate products and services. Visit the International 2nd Home & Resort Pavilion to learn more about investment and resort properties in the US and abroad. Meet colleagues from around the world, share experiences, and develop referrals in the International Networking Center.
International Night Out & Awards Ceremony (Ticketed Event)Saturday, November 9
Join colleagues from all around the world for our gala evening. This is the international community's night to shine – we'll honor some of our special guests during the Global Awards Ceremony, followed by dinner and dancing to live music to cap off this lively formal evening! Tickets go on sale August 1, 2013.
Hotel The National Association of REALTORS® negotiates the lowest hotel room rates for members and guests, so you can be sure you’re getting the best deal for your stay at the real estate conference. The headquarter hotel for international attendees is the InterContinental San Francisco Hotel. Learn more about available hotels in San Francisco. When you’re ready to reserve your room, you can do so when you register for the Conference & Expo.
Air TravelNAR’s official carrier, United Airlines, has extended its discount program to include international travel. Receive a discount off any flights operated by Lufthansa and All Nippon Airways. Discount is good for travel three days before and three days after the REALTORS® Conference & Expo. You can also take advantage of discounts with American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Learn more about airfare discounts for the conference.
International Visa RequirementsUS visa policy permits citizens of certain countries to travel to the US without a visa, when they meet certain requirements, under US laws. Determine whether a visa is required for your travel to the real estate conference. Other international visitors to the US may be required to obtain a business visa to enter the US, depending on country of origin. Apply for a business visa.
If you have determined that you need help from the National Association of REALTORS® to obtain your visa, you may be eligible to receive a letter of invitation to attend the conference. Simply fill out the International Visa Invitation Letter Request Form.
All international visitors are advised to check the requirements to enter the US for their country of citizenship well in advance of travel. If you require a visa to travel, we strongly suggest applying for a visa as soon as possible, and at least four months in advance of the REALTORS® Conference & Expo in November.
The US-VISIT PROGRAM is part of a series of security measures to help accurately identify travelers who may pose a security risk to the United States. The program incorporates eligibility determinations made by both the Departments of Homeland Security and State. US-VISIT currently applies to all visitors (with limited exemptions) holding non-immigrant visas, regardless of country of origin. For more information, visit www.dhs.gov/us-visit.