Mark Your Calendars For 2023 IAR Events


The RPAC Road Tour, Summer Meetings and Convention: These are just a few of the events Iowa Association of Realtors® members look forward to each year. 

We’re bringing together members, propelling the profession forward and having fun. But we can’t do that without you! So mark your calendars for these upcoming IAR events. 

Iowa RPAC Road Tour: April 11 - 13

The Iowa RPAC and Government Affairs team is hitting the road April 11 to 13. Learn more about RPAC and help raise contributions to support candidates who champion issues important to the real estate profession. 

The three day tour will make stops across the state to meet with Realtors® and community members during lunch and happy hour events. 

Find an event close to you: 

April 11th
SW Iowa Lunch noon -1:30 p.m. 
NW Iowa Happy Hour 4 - 6 p.m. 

April 12th
QCAR Lunch noon - 1:30 p.m. 
CRAAR Happy Hour 4 - 6 p.m. 

April 13th
ICAAR Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
DMAAR Happy Hour 4 - 6 p.m. 

Look for registration to open in early March! 

Summer Meetings: June 5-6

Join hundreds of your Realtor® friends at our annual Summer Meetings - this year in Okoboji June 5 to 6! 

Sit in on IAR’s committee meetings and hear about important industry issues and association priorities. Then hit the waterpark for a quick dip or poolside lounge. 

Summer Meetings will include several opportunities to gather with fellow real estate professionals and events to explore some of the unique aspects of the Okoboji region. 

Stay tuned for a full schedule of meetings and events. Look for registration to open in early April. 

RPAC Dock Hopping: June 7

Hit the waters of Okoboji with RPAC as we hop from dock to dock from popular bars and restaurants while raising funds to support candidates. 

This new iteration of Rally Ride involves a chartered boat, bucket hats and boat-iful people! Look for more details this spring and registration to open in early April. 

Annual Convention: September 26 - 28

IAR’s Annual Convention is the premier event of the year. Taking place in Des Moines from September 26 to 28, the annual event brings hundreds of the Realtors® together to hear from renowned speakers, attend classes, and participate in forums designed to grow their business. Look for registration details in June! 

Riding with the Brand - Convention Kick-Off 
Celebrate the REALTOR®  brand from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26 as we jump-start convention by taking over Cowles Commons in downtown Des Moines. 

Local boards and their partners will celebrate their summer of service by showcasing their community projects for all to see. Enjoy local food trucks and entertainment throughout the evening. 

Convention and Expo 

Hear from speakers and learn from experts on all things life and real estate during the two day expo portion of Convention. We’re hard at work finalizing speakers and education courses, look for more details in the coming months!


The IAR Inaugural Gala on the evening of September 28 celebrates the installation of the 2024 IAR President, Shaner Magalhães, and the 2024 Leadership Team. Don’t miss the fun, drinks, and amazing food! 

Have questions about an upcoming event? Contact Amanda Nagle at

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