Act now to reserve your place at IAR Conference & Expo

2016-logo-sketch-3Don’t miss this important educational event for Illinois REALTORS® this spring: the IAR Conference & ExpoMarch 910, at the Gateway Center in Collinsville.
Learn how to keep up with changing communications methods, legal issues and client expectations.
Bring your local issues and questions for the GADs.
View the program agenda here. The great lineup of presenters includes Craig Grant, Jon Jamieson, Tom Lundstedt, Terry Watson and Betsy Urbance.
Register today for just $119 (rate applies until March 2). A special room rate for accommodations at the Collinsville DoubleTree by Hilton is available until next Monday, Feb. 8.

 

Photos tell the story of Public Policy Meetings — part two

 

REALTORS who attended the IAR Public Policy Meetings in East Peoria this week worked hard to learn more about the outside forces that affect the right of property owners and the business of real estate.

Here’s another photo gallery that included images from a variety of activities, including networking, the RVOICE Forum, the RPAC Recognition Lunch and the RPAC Major Investors VIP Coffee.

Photos tell the story of Public Policy Meetings — part one

The RPAC Auction, complete with the REALTOR Family Feud, the RVOICE Forum, the RPAC Recognition Lunch and the RPAC Major Investors VIP Coffee were just a few of the activities captured by our photographers.

Check out this photo gallery for a few familiar faces from the IAR Public Policy Meetings in East Peoria this week.

 

Date changes for IAR Capitol Conference

2015 Capitol Conference

At the 2015 Capitol Conference, Illinois REALTORS® spoke with State Senator Christine Radogno (far right) of the 41st District, representing DuPage, Will and Cook counties.

Mark your calendar for Tuesday, April 5 if you plan to attend IAR’s Capitol Conference at the President Abraham Lincoln — Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Springfield.

More details will be released as they become available.

 

ICYMI: Top 4 Stories on the IARbuzz Blog

In case you missed it, here are a few of the popular stories featured on the IARbuzz blog last week:

Illinois Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors votes to change name – The board voted to change the organization’s name to Illinois REALTORS®. It is anticipated the name will be in formal use in late April 2016.


MRED becomes Centennial Sponsor for IAR’s 100th Anniversary
– Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) has become the official Centennial Sponsor as the Illinois Association of REALTORS® celebrates its 100-year anniversary.

Snip20151009_2Drews becomes IAR president; logo celebrates IAR’s 100 years – Congratulations to 2016 IAR President Mike Drews of Aurora, who was sworn into office on Oct. 6. IAR President-elect is Doug Carpenter of Mokena and IAR Treasurer is Matt Difanis of Mahomet.

The hashtag winner for the 100th Anniversary contest; start using it now – The official hashtag of IAR’s anniversary celebration is #IAR100YearsStrong.