The 2014 Convention will be held September 16-19, 2014 at Doubletree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex.


ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSED - Please walk-in at the event to register.

2014 Convention Meeting and Class Schedule

- Schedule at a Glance

- Schedule Grid - Each Session on the grid schedule that is highlighted in blue is available for 1 hour of CE credit.

Convention activities and events include:

PRE-CONVENTION COURSES. In addition to all of the free education you get with your convention registration, you can attend the CRS elective Presentation 2.0, or the ALC elective, Building Business through Technology.  In Building Business through Technology  students will be introduced to the basic mechanics of how internet search engines operate and obtain an understanding of the type of algorithms and logic utilized by providers.  This introduction will serve as a base for participant to learn proper utilization of tools necessary to manipulate website content and ultimately become more easily found online and drive traffic to each users website—resulting in more buyers and happy sellers. OR you can attend Presentation 2.0. This course was created to bring the seller and buyer presentations into today’s world and position it for tomorrow. Presentation 2.0 delivers cutting edge presentation methodology and application in a simple, practical way guaranteed to improve your ability to “deliver the goods.

NETWORK. This is a great opportunity for your team of associates to network with REALTOR® colleagues and get involved with the IAR, plus meet new REALTORS® from around Iowa to grow your contact base for referrals. Today is the ideal time to help and support each other!

PUB CRAWL. Enjoy Midwestern craft brews and hors d’oeuvres and a tour of 4 fun bars and restaurants close to the Cedar Rapids Convention Center. The fun begins at 5:00pm at the Bud Light Lounge located in the Doubletree Hotel/Convention Center. This event is free, but RSVP is required.
Sponsored by 7G Distributing, Cedar Rapids Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, Ruhl & Ruhl and the Cedar Rapids Area Association of REALTORS®.

 CRS FUN NIGHT. Fun Night Sponsored by Iowa CRS Chapter. Join us for laughter and great networking as we enjoy the hilarious Rex Havens. A former college professor who made the unusual transition to the standup comedy stage in the ‘80’s, Rex has always believed that laughter is the best defense against a confusing and challenging world.

REALTOR® FOUNDATION OF IOWA’S ANNUAL AUCTION - LIVE & SILENT. There will be many awesome items available at this year’s live and silent auctions, sponsored by the REALTOR® Foundation of Iowa. It’s a great time for a great cause! Proceeds will go to a variety of great causes through the state of Iowa. Click here to donate an item for the auction!

MOTIVATIONAL BREAKFAST. Join us to get energized and motivated by the Steve Brown, President of the National Association of REALTORS®. Sponsored by Home Warranty, Inc.