Get everything you need to know before you leave for the conference. Please email us at NARAnnual@experient-inc.com if you do not see an answer to your question below.
About the Event
Q: Where is the 2019 REALTORS® Conference & Expo located?
A: Moscone North/South Center, 747 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Q: Do I have to be a member of NAR to attend?
A: No, you do not have to be a member of NAR to attend. However, NAR members receive reduced rates on registration fees. Learn more about NAR membership.
Q: How much does it cost to register?
A: There are several registration options to choose from:
Premier Access Pass ($450 for Members/$550 for Non-Members)
Friends & Family Pass ($350 for those attending with a Member/Non-Member)
One-Day Pass ($200 for Members/$240 for Non-Members)
Half-Day Monday Pass ($100 for Members/$125 for Non-Members)
Single Session Pass ($60 for Members/$90 for Non-Members)
Expo-Only Pass ($25 for Members/$50 for Non-Members)
Learn more about registration options.
Q: How can I register?
A: You can register online beginning May 1. You can also register on site in San Francisco, but please note that you may need to wait in line.
Q: I am an NAR member and have registered to attend the REALTORS® Conference & Expo, but have not received my confirmation email with bar code, what should I do?
A: Please email our registrar Experient at NARAnnual@experient-inc.com to have it resent.
Q: I have registered for the REALTORS® Conference & Expo and now found out I will not be able to attend. Can I substitute someone else in my place?
A: Yes! Prior to October 11, 2019, please email your request to Experient at NARAnnual@experient-inc.com. After October 11, 2019, your replacement must bring a copy of your registration confirmation email to NAR Registration, and a new badge will be issued.
Hotel & Travel
Q. What are the airports near the Moscone Center?
A. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is about 25 minutes to the convention center, and Oakland International Airport (OAK) is about 30 minutes to the convention center. Get airport information.
Q: Do I need to tip NAR shuttle drivers?
A: Tipping is not required on NAR shuttles or tour buses.
Sessions & Activities
Q: When can I sign up for ticketed events, pre-conference courses and tours?
A: You may purchase tickets for all ticketed events, pre-conference courses and tours as soon as registration opens.
Q: Do you offer Continuing Education (CE) credit with the education sessions?
A: In order to bring you the most timely content and broadest selection of speakers, content and speakers, clock hours will not be submitted for state specific continuing education credit approval.
Q: What is so important about October 4?
A: October 4 is the advance cutoff date for purchasing tours/attraction tickets.
Q: What is so important about October 11?
A: October 11 is the advance cutoff date for purchasing tickets for select special events, including the Inaugural Gala. It is also the deadline to make hotel reservations through our registrar Experient, as well as cancel registrations.
Q: I would like to just register for the governance/affiliate meetings-only meetings, how can I do this?
A: Email NARAnnual@experient-inc.com for instructions.
Q: I’m registered for governance/affiliate meetings; can I attend conference programs or the expo with this registration?
A: No. REALTORS® Conference & Expo registration must be purchased separately to attend the sessions, REALTORS® Expo and other activities. Premier Access, One-Day, Single Session Pass, Half-Day Monday Pass, and Expo-Only registrations are available. An Expo-Only registration does not include conference programs, but does allow you unlimited access to the expo during official hours on Friday – Sunday.
Preparing for the Conference
Q: What is the weather like in San Francisco in November?
A: The average high for the month is 64°F and the average low is 51°F.
Q: What is happening with the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County?
A: The National Association of REALTORS® continues to monitor events related to the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, north of San Francisco. The city of San Francisco is not under a wildfire threat and safe to visit. We encourage members planning to attend our annual conference to proceed with their travel plans while also heeding all air quality advisories that may be in effect for the city at that time. NAR’s 2019 REALTORS® Conference & Expo is on schedule to begin on Friday, November 8. Please check back here for any updates.
Q: What should I pack to wear?
A: Business casual is appropriate for most conference events. Black tie attire is appropriate for the Inaugural Gala, and black tie is optional for the International Night Out. Dress for tours is casual. A sweater or light coat can come in handy, as air conditioning can be chilly and nighttime temperatures can be in the 50s. Pack comfortable shoes for walking around the trade expo and meeting space and for sightseeing and tours.
Q: Will there be free WiFi?
A: Free WiFi can be found in all meeting rooms and foyer areas of Moscone North/South Center and Moscone West, as well as in the meeting rooms of the Marriott Marquis and The Park Central.
Q: What happens with leftover food?
A: NAR has partnered with the Food Recovery Network to fight hunger across the U.S. All leftover meals will be donated to those in need. Learn more.
Q: Where can I find more information about past conferences?
A: Visit this web page.
Q: Where can I find a schedule of future conferences?
A: Visit this web page.
Q: Where can I find a list of all upcoming NAR meetings, including hotel rates and the state meeting and convention schedule?
A: Visit this web page.
If you have additional questions, please write us at NARAnnual@experient-inc.com.