The Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS® (GCAAR), one of the largest local REALTOR® associations in the United States, represents more than 10,000 agents and industry professionals in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Virginia. We are dedicated to advancing the residential real estate industry and providing outstanding value and exceptional service to our members and communities.
We welcome your company as a sponsor of GCAAR's many activities and events! Please take a moment to review our 2021 sponsorship package.
Below are highlights of some of the events that offer sponsorship opportunities. Note that some sponsorships are available to GCAAR members only, while non-members may sponsor other events with a surcharge. If you'd like to join GCAAR to receive special sponsorship rates, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 301.590.2000.
Jan. 25: Virtual Economic Outlook: How the Pandemic has affected Buyer & Seller Behavior
GCAAR welcomes NAR Chief Economist & Senior Vice President of Research Lawrence Yun as well as Vice President of Demographics and Behavioral Insights Jessica Lautz for a virtual economic outlook of the real estate market in 2021 and how buyer and seller behavior has changed as they adapt to covid-19.
March 1: GCAAR Recognition Awards
The GCAAR Recognition Awards celebrate the individual and teams of REALTORS® who have achieved significant milestones in the past year. This event will be held virtually. Sponsorship available only to GCAAR members.
Dec. 2021: GCAAR Installation & Holiday Party
The GCAAR Holiday Party and Installation welcomes nearly 500 REALTOR® and affiliate Members to celebrate the season and install the incoming 2022 GCAAR President of the Board of Directors, along with the 2022 Board of Directors. The celebration will showcase the work of our REALTOR® community and kick off another year of service to the greater capital area. Please note, this sponsorship is for an in-person event, but could shift to virtual depending on the circumstances.
Year-round: New Member Orientation
GCAAR offers New Member Orientation for GCAAR REALTOR® members who have joined our association within the past six months. While the classes are being held virtually right now, typically they are held in-person at our Rockville or D.C. office, giving you the opportunity to network with Maryland, DC and Virginia REALTORS®. Each orientation class has 50+ new REALTORS® who are eager to succeed in the real estate industry.
Year-round: Profession Sessions
GCAAR launched Profession Sessions – informal professional development webinars and trainings – to provide our members with valuable career-building content. Most of these virtual sessions attract around 30 GCAAR REALTOR® members. We invite one sponsor per Profession Session; sponsorships are available only to GCAAR affiliate members.