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NAR Expo exhibit floor
Attendees to the NAR Conference and Expo enjoy hundred of vendor exhibits
Orlando REALTOR® | September/October 2016

Exhibits and events and activities, oh my!

ORRA members get free rein of the enormous NAR Expo when it lands in Orlando this November

Would you be interested in wandering a mammoth exhibit hall filled with 400 real estate product and service vendors – for FREE?!?

Well here’s your chance, because the world’s largest real estate trade show will be rolling into Orlando when the National Association of REALTORS® makes its regular stop in our backyard on November 4-7, 2016.

1,000 ORRA members to receive a 50 percent discount on select conference registration fees!

ORRA members can visit the exhibit hall of the 2016 REALTORS® Conference & Expo on any day (or all of them) during the event by registering for a free Expo-only pass at and using the promo code ORRA16.

Expo Hours

Friday, November 4: 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Saturday, November 5: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, November 6: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday, November 7: 9: am - 1:00 pm


Of course there’s much more to the Expo than booths and tables. Each day features events and activities that are included with the free pass:

Expo Grand Opening
Friday, November 4, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Enjoy live music and complimentary drinks, while networking with peers and exhibitors.

Meet the World Speed Networking Session
Friday, November 4, 3:30 - 6:00 pm
Connect with individuals from the more than 60 countries who are represented at this year’s conference.

Prize Drawings
Saturday, November 5, 12:00 pm and 3:30 pm
Sunday, November 6, 12:00 pm and 4:30 pm
Monday, November 7, 11:30 am
Be one of five lucky REALTORS® Expo attendees to win $1,000, just for visiting designated exhibitors at the show.

CIPS/NAR President’s Liaisons Meet and Greet
Saturday, November 5, 12:30 pm – 1:16 pm
Welcome colleagues from around the world and join CIPS designees and NAR president’s liaisons and regional coordinators for networking!

Inspirational Speaker Meet and Greet
Sunday, November 6, 10:15 – 11:15
Boston Marathon bombing survivor Heather Abbott will be available for meet and greet opportunities following her story of optimism and resilience.

High Performance Hangout
Sunday, November 6, 1:00 pm – 5 pm
Network, grab a cappuccino (while supplies last), and watch coffee artist Michael Breach create amazing art in a cup.

CENTURY 21® Tailgate Party
Sunday, November 6, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stop by the CENTURY 21® Booth #851 for your free ticket (limited quantities available).

Grand Prize Drawing
Monday, November 7, 12:00 pm
One lucky Expo attendee will win $20,000 in VISA gift cards from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Visit booth #1265 to enter.


In addition, a variety of pavilions offer attendees a location to learn more about special topics, take part in formal conversations with experts, network with those with similar interests, and even take part in related pavilion activities. Pavilions include:

REALTOR® Pavilion
Learn about exclusive member resources, tools and products from NAR and its family of resources and affiliates via short, 20-minute presentations.

Commercial Marketplace Pavilion
Designed to allow optimal networking and deal-making, as well as engagement with dynamic technology, the Commercial Marketplace Pavilion is the space for all-things-commercial real estate. Get to know industry experts, discover education opportunities with affiliate organizations, and meet up with peers to discuss your clients’ property ‘haves’ and ‘wants.” Attend mini-education sessions in the Learning Theatre every half hour, and uncover all the member resources available to you. Just look for the red carpet!

Green Pavilion
Resource-efficiency is in every market and can apply to any home! Explore cost-saving products and services to gain an edge in this fast-changing industry. Connect with green-minded agents and take a break at our Home Performance Hangout on Sunday. Stop by for a chance to win prizes. Set yourself apart with education and benefits for NAR's Green designation.

Global Real Estate Pavilion
This expanded pavilion provides two ways to increase your connections:

The Global Real Estate Theater showcases international business opportunities presented by knowledgeable individuals in 15-minute presentations.

The Global Networking Center provides informal meet and greet opportunities where attendees from more than 60 countries will be available to exchange ideas, renew friendships, or build new business relationships:

Saturday, November 5
*9:30 am - 10:15 am | Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Latvia, Lebanon, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Turkey, Ukraine
*10:30 AM - 11:15 | Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
*11:30 am - 12:15 pm | Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
*1:30 pm – 2:15 pm | China, Hong Kong

Sunday, November 6
*10:30 am - 11:15 am | Australia, Ghana, India, New Zealand, South Africa, United Arab Emirates
*11:30 am - 12:15 pm | France, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom
*12:30 pm - 1:15 pm | Bahamas, Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama
*1:30 pm - 2:15 pm | Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway, Poland, Sweden
*2:30 pm - 3:15 pm | Canadian Real Estate Association, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Provinces

Monday, November 7
*09:30 am - 10:15 am | Canada, Brazil, United Kingdom

ORRA Partners
ORRA would like to thank our Partners for their continuing support.
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