We want your Virtual REALTORS® Legislative Meetings to be confusion-free, valuable and enjoyable, so we’ve put together this FAQ to help you get started, know where to find information and answer many of the common questions that are asked about the event.
If you still have questions, please contact us at ConvInfo@realtors.org.
Questions about the Virtual REALTORS® Legislative Meetings | In-Person Event Cancellation Questions
Questions about the Virtual REALTORS® Legislative Meetings
Q: What time zone does the meeting schedule reflect?
A: All times on the website are expressed in Central Daylight Time.
Q: What registration options are available?
A: Meeting invitations will be distributed to participants by the staff executives who are scheduling the meeting.
Attendees who would like to view streamed or broadcast meetings and sessions can register on the platform by clicking here.
Registration remains complimentary. Please note the email address with which you register, as your email and confirmation number will be used for your login when you revisit the platform to view streamed content.
Q: Why register in advance?
A: Registering in advance will not only save time on the days of the streamed or broadcast content, but it will also allow you to set up your account for the new networking tool and complete the profile so that you can begin reviewing potential matches and scheduling appointments when it opens on May 11.
Q: What if I forget the email with which I registered for the virtual meetings?
A: If the email you registered with does not grant you immediate access, feel free to create a new registration, as registration is complimentary!
Q: Do I need to register for each governance meeting in advance?
A: If you are serving on a committee or work group that is meeting virtually, you will be receiving an invitation to be a participant of those meetings from your staff executive. You will need to respond to each invitation, separately. Each meeting with have its own link for access.
If you are not a designated participant and the meeting has been indicated as being Streamed or Broadcast, you will have the opportunity to view the public portion of the proceedings on the virtual platform. Registration is required for access to the virtual platform.
Q: Where can I find committee meeting agendas?
A: Committee agendas are located here on our website. Please use your nar.realtor login credentials to access. Agendas will be added as they become available and all agendas will be available by April 27, 2020.
Q: I will miss the in-person networking offered at the event. Is there any way to connect with my colleagues in this new virtual format?
A: Yes! Beginning May 11, you will be able to click the tile on the landing page entitled “Networking”. You’ll arrive in our networking solution for this event and can set up your profile. Completing your profile and preferences will allow the software to suggest other meeting participants that share your interests and with whom you may want to schedule a video or text chat sometime during weeks of the conference. The platform will be open May 11 – May 15.
Q: What should I do the day of my meeting?
A: If you are a meeting participant, you will use the information provided in your invitation to access the meeting. If you wish to observe a streamed or broadcast meeting or event, you will visit the virtual meeting platform and use the email and confirmation number from your confirmation to access the stream.
Q: I’m new to networking, any suggestions?
A: Learn two to three interesting facts about your community that will make you more memorable to those you meet. Complete your networking profile in the virtual meetings platform by clicking on the “Networking” tile and then letting the platform match you with colleagues that share your interests.
In-Person Event Cancellation Questions
Q: Why were the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C. canceled?
A: Due to recent restrictions and recommendations implemented by the federal & Washington, D.C. governments, NAR will not hold the 2020 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo in person from May 11-16 in Washington, D.C. NAR will deliver previously planned programming for the 2020 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings virtually. View the official press release.
Q: Will I receive a refund from my canceled registration?
A: All registrations will be canceled and any payments for the meetings, expo, pre-conference courses, or special events, will be refunded in full.
For refund information regarding WCR registrations and courses, please visit Women’s Council of REALTORS®.
Q: What happens now with my hotel accommodations now that the in-person event has been canceled?
A: If you reserved your hotel through NAR, your registration will be automatically cancelled; no deposits have been processed.
Q: What should I do to cancel my airfare?
A: Regarding airfare, please contact your air carrier as soon as possible and seek a refund or credit.
Did we miss something? Email NARLegislative@experient-inc.com for any additional questions you have about attending.