Annual Conference

The 2020 Annual Conference is going virtual! While we had hoped to see you in person in September, we’re excited that we have the technology to gather virtually and look forward to having the opportunity to connect with more REALTORS® than ever from around the state!

The three-day virtual conference includes:

  •  NAR’s Leading with Diversity Workshop, lead by Fred Underwood, NAR Director of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Keynote Presentation from Chris Bashinelli & REALTOR® of the Year Award announcement
  • The Regional Directors Candidate Forum
  • The State Directors Forum
  • Four General Sessions
  • Networking Event
  • Board of Directors Meeting

Registration for the entire conference is $25.00. All proceeds from registration will benefit the GAR Disaster Relief Fund and the GAR Scholarship Foundation.

Click here to register now


Preliminary SCHEDULE

Tuesday – September 8, 2020
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM     NAR Leading with Diversity Workshop with Fred Underwood
Sponsored by GAR’s Housing Opportunity and Diversity Committee
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM   Executive Committee (closed meeting)
1:00 PM – 1:55 PM       General Session – Decades of Dedication: Join Faron W. King, 2020 GAR
President, as he leads a conversation with dynamic NAR past presidents – Dorcas Helfant-Browning (1992), Cathy Whatley (2003), and Elizabeth Mendenhall (2018) in a discussion on women in leadership, their leadership journeys, and the changes they have experienced over the past three decades.
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM        Regional Directors Candidate Forum
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM        State Directors Forum

Wednesday – September 9, 2020
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM       Keynote Presentation Chris Bashinelli & ROTY Award announcement
10:35 AM – 11:35 AM     General Session – Legal updates Seth Weissman, GAR’s General Counsel
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM       General Session – Business and Leadership: Build and grow your business with  leadership lessons from a coach’s playbook Chris Hogan, Financial Advisor and speaker for the Dave Ramsey company
1:35 PM – 2:35 PM         General Session Shawna Suckow, Third Wave How to Market and Sell in a Post-Pandemic Economy 
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM         Networking Event – After a full day of learning, stick around for an evening of laughs with a special guest!

Thursday – September 10, 2020
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM        Board of Directors Check-In (login times scheduled by alpha order)
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM      Board of Directors Meeting
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM        Women’s Council of REALTORS® – Georgia Governing Board Meeting
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM        Women’s Council of REALTORS® – Member Meeting with National President speaking
5:00 PM – 5:45 PM        Women’s Council of REALTORS® – Happy Hour with National President


  • On Friday, September 4, all registered to attend the Virtual 2020 Annual Conference will receive instructions on how to participate. The virtual platform will be Zoom. Click here if you would like more information on setting up your free Zoom account.
  • GAR does not have the approval to record or distribute videos of any portion of this Conference.
  • This conference will not have CE credits. Please click here to see our CE offerings