Chicago, IL According to the National Association of Realtors, (NAR) the 2020 Realtors Conference & Expo, previously scheduled from November 13-16 in New Orleans, will be transitioned to a fully virtual format in light of ongoing health and safety concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
NAR completed the first-ever virtual iteration of its Legislative Meetings from May 12-14, where 28,000 participating Realtors nearly tripled the annual conference’s average attendance.
“Uncertainty has in many ways defined 2020. While positive indicators begin to show our economy is rebounding and treatment options for COVID-19 are proving more effective, so much remains unknown about this virus and the circumstances we will face as a nation come this fall,” said NAR president Vince Malta, broker at Malta & Co., Inc., in San Francisco, Ca. “In order to prioritize the health and safety of our members, staff and sponsors, NAR looks forward to hosting a fully virtual Realtors Conference & Expo this November.
“Coming off the success and record-breaking participation of our Legislative Meetings, we’re confident that this format will ensure the widest reach possible, providing more accessible and affordable participation opportunities for all of our 1.4 million Realtor members.”