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Registration Options

Trade Show Ticket Only    $25 members / $35 non-members

Trade Show Ticket + RPAC VIP Lounge*    $75 members only
*includes $50 contribution to RPAC

Bauble in the Bubbles    $20 members & non-members

All attendees will have a chance to win membership dues!

All successful REALTORS® attribute NETWORKING as the number one reason for hitting their income mark! The Trade Show is the biggest networking event that GCAR organizes to help your business grow!

Schedule
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm | Exhibit Hall
12:30pm – 3:30pm| RPAC VIP Lounge
3:45pm – 4:30pm| Keynote Presentation
4:30pm – 5:30pm| Cocktail Reception

Exhibitors
We’re assembling businesses from across the Capital Region involved in every aspect of the real estate community. Hear expert advice, see new products, and NETWORK with businesses your clients should know about. Use these new contacts in your listing/buyer presentations and show value by being your clients’ referral source for services. You’ll find many

Great Prize Giveaways
Expect hourly prizes to be given away on the trade show floor from sponsors and exhibitors for gift cards, restaurants, and even dues! Must be present on the trade show floor to win.

Restaurants
The following restaurants will be providing food samples to all attendees free of charge.
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Margarita City
The Desmond

Keynote Address
Ifoma Pierre
Adapt or Evaporate: How to Survive the Ever-Changing Real Estate Market

Today, the challenges you face as an agent are changing how you do business. Whether embracing new technologies, being effective on social media, or building new relationships with buyers and sellers, it seems agents are always in survival mode. It’s time to Adapt! In this session, you’ll be armed with the skills to build successful business relationships using innovative technology strategies and critical operating activities. You’ll be able to put these skills into action immediately to stay ahead of the curve in today’s competitive world. Don’t just survive, discover how to thrive in any market.

 

Community Relations Silent Auction
This year, money raised from auction sales will benefit Bethesda House in Schenectady, NY. At Bethesda House, the goal is to end the cycle of poverty and homelessness – not just manage the symptoms. The teams work to address everyone on a holistic level, so they feel heard, respected, and safe in their care.

Contact Sherry Marr at smarr@gcar.com if you would like to donate a basket.

RPAC VIP Lounge
**First 50 registrants will receive an RPAC goodie bag**

With a small contribution to RPAC, you can gain access to the VIP lounge, which will include:

  • Express manicures
  • Caricature artists
  • Psychic & Tarot Card Reader
  • Charging stations
  • Snacks

RPAC is at the heart of GCAR’s mission where, through member lobbying, political conversations, and call to action responses, RPAC helps protect the public’s rights and keeps the real estate industry affordable. RPAC Ensures REALTORS® have a business!

Cocktail Reception
Enjoy an hour of networking over drinks and hors d’oeuvres with your industry colleagues. Bring your business cards and see how many you can collect from new connections!

Bauble in the Bubbles
For just $20 per ticket, participants will receive a glass of champagne and be entered into a drawing to win a beautiful Lagos Caviar Bracelet from Northeastern Fine Jewelry. All proceeds will benefit the Bethesda House of Schenectady.

The drawing will take place during the Cocktail Reception where one of the champagne glasses will contain the winning number. Entrants must be present to win.

Tickets can be purchased online and on-site at the silent auction table.

Available Sponsorships

Friend of GCAR $300

  • Company name listed on GCAR website event page
  • Company name listed in event program as a sponsor
  • Company name on sponsorship signage at event

Contact Kim Voelker at kvoelker@gcar.com to become a sponsor.

REALTOR® Broker Sponsor $200

  • 1 event ticket, including cocktail hour
  • Company name listed in event program as a sponsor
  • Company name on sponsorship signage at event

SOLD Platinum Sponsor (2) $5,000

  • 2 exhibitor tables
  • Promotional marketing video
  • GCAR Affiliate membership for 2023
  • 4 10-minute speaking engagements at 4 GCAR classes of your choice 2022/2023
  • Full-page ad in the trade show program
  • Banner add on GCAR.com education calendar prior to the Trade Show
  • 2 trade show event tickets
  • Company name on sponsor signage at the event
  • Name displayed on GCAR event page website

SOLD Video Sponsor (1) $2,000

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Full-page ad in the trade show program
  • Company name on sponsor signage at the event
  • Name displayed on GCAR event page website
  • Banner ad in the member message

SOLD Cocktail Sponsor (1) $2,000

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Welcome members to the cocktail reception
  • Exclusive sponsor sign at the event with company name and logo
  • Half-page ad in the trade show program
  • Company name on sponsor signage at the event
  • Name displayed on GCAR event page website
  • 2 trade show event tickets, including cocktail hour

SOLD Complete Dues Package Sponsor (1)  $2,000

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Banner ad in member message following trade show
  • Half-page ad in the trade show program
  • Company name on sponsor signage at the event
  • Name displayed on GCAR event page website

SOLD Keynote Speaker Sponsor (1) 

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Introduce your company and speaker at the event
  • Banner ad on the gcar.com event page
  • Exclusive sponsor sign at the event with company name and logo
  • Company name listed in event program as a sponsor
  • Company name on sponsor signage at the event
  • 2 trade show event tickets, including cocktail hour

SOLD Association Dues Sponsor (1) $1,000

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Banner ad in member message following trade show
  • Half-page ad in the trade show program
  • Name on event sponsor signage
  • Name displayed on GCAR event page website

SOLD MLS Dues Sponsor (4) $1,000

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Banner ad on membership message following trade show
  • Exclusive sponsor sign at the event with company name and logo
  • Half-page ad in the trade show program
  • Company name on sponsor signage at the event
  • Name displayed on GCAR event page website

SOLD Badge Sponsor (1) $1,000

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Company name listed on GCAR website event page
  • Company name listed in event program as a sponsor
  • Company name on sponsorship signage at event

SOLD Lanyard Sponsor (1) $1,000

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Company name listed on GCAR website event page
  • Company name listed in event program as a sponsor
  • Company name on sponsorship signage at event

SOLD Coffee Sponsor (1) $1,000

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Exclusive sponsor sign at the event with company name and logo
  • Company name listed on GCAR website event page
  • Company name listed in event program as a sponsor
  • Company name on sponsorship signage at event

SOLD Exhibitor Passport Sponsor (1) $1,000

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Company name listed on GCAR website event page
  • Company name listed in event program as a sponsor
  • Company name on sponsorship signage at event

SOLD Tote Bag Sponsor (4) $1,000 Industry Exclusive

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Company logo on the reusable tote bag
  • Company name listed on GCAR website event page
  • Company name listed in event program as a sponsor
  • Company name on sponsorship signage at event

SOLD Photo Booth Sponsor (1) $1,000

  • 1 exhibitor table
  • Company name on each photo
  • Exclusive sponsor sign at the event with company name and logo
  • Company name listed on GCAR website event page
  • Company name listed in event program as a sponsor
  • Company name on sponsorship signage at event

GCAR has the right to alter and/or add sponsorship opportunities at any time without notice.

CONTACT

Kim Voelker
Phone: 518-464-0191
kvoelker@gcar.com

THE EXHIBIT HALL IS SOLD OUT

Exhibit Space

Showcase your brand. Our booths are stacked with everything a prospect would need to learn about doing business with your company.

Every booth comes with 2 chairs and access to one 110-volt outlet. Use this form if you need to order additional services/equipment.

Also includes:

  • Recognition in Trade Show Program
  • Recognition in GCAR’s Across the Association magazine

Costs

  • GCAR Affiliate Member | $400
  • Non-member Exhibitor | $450
  • Artisan | $250

Exhibitor Passport:
Attendees will be encouraged to visit EVERY booth and have their “passport” stamped to be entered into a prize drawing.

RESTAURANT SPACE IS SOLD OUT

Join the Greater Capital Association of REALTORS® at our annual trade show and connect with potential clients! You’ll meet over 300 REALTORS® who frequently cater open houses, meetings, education sessions, and events. Here’s a chance to showcase your excellence! 

Participation Details: 

  • October 12, 2022, set up your exhibit space by 11:45 am 
  • Serve ‘ready to serve’ food samples from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm for 300 people 
    • You cannot cook on the floor 
  • Include a copy of your Albany County Health Department permit with this form 
  • Restaurants to bring their own supplies, serving plates & utensils 
  • Bring enough samples for 300 attendees 
  • Our event caterer will provide day-of oversight 
  • Receive 1 or 2 six-foot tables which include 2 chairs and table linen 
  • Your company will be listed in our event marketing, program & signage 
  • Opportunity to network with REALTOR® members and exhibitors 

IDEA! Bring your catering menus & business cards to distribute to attendees for new business opportunities: broker open houses, client gift certificates, events, etc. 

Contact Kim Voelker at kvoelker@gcar.com for more information.

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