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: When is the 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo?
A: Conference sessions take place November 13-16 and the REALTORS® Expo takes place November 13-15. Governance meetings are scheduled for November 11-16.
Q: Where is the 2020 REALTORS® Conference & Expo located?
A: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | 900 Convention Center Blvd. | New Orleans, LA 70130
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: Registration is done online. More details coming soon.
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 19, 2020, please email your request to Experient at NARAnnual@experient-inc.com. After October 19, 2020, 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 Ernest N. Morial Convention Center?
A. The brand new Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is 13 miles 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 9?
A: October 9 is the advance cutoff date for purchasing tours/attraction tickets.
Q: What is so important about October 19?
A: October 19 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, Half-Day Monday Pass, Single Session 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 New Orleans in November?
A: The average high for the month is 72°F and the average low is 53°F.
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 & Awards Ceremony. 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: 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.