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Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors®

GCAAR Sponsorship Opportunities

The Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS® (GCAAR), one of the largest local REALTOR® associations in the United States, represents more than 12,000 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 2024 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 or call 301.590.2000.

January 22, 2024: Virtual Economic Outlook

GCAAR welcomes NAR's Chief Economist & Senior Vice President of Research Lawrence Yun for a virtual economic forecast of the real estate market in 2024 and a recap of buyer and seller behavior in 2023.

March 20, 2024: GCAAR Recognition Awards

The GCAAR Recognition Awards celebrate the individual and teams of REALTORS® who have achieved significant milestones in the past year. Sponsorships available only to GCAAR members.


June 3-7, 2024: REALTOR® Fest

GCAAR offers dozens of continuing education classes and professional development opportunities during our signature week-long event, REALTOR® Fest. This event generally attracts close to 1,000 REALTORS® licensed in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia. 


December 2024: GCAAR Holiday Party & Installation

The GCAAR Holiday Party & Installation welcomes nearly 500 REALTOR® and Affiliate members to celebrate the season and install the incoming 2025 GCAAR President, along with the 2025 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.

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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, D.C. 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.

Year-round: Young Professionals Network (YPN)

YPN helps new-to-the-industry real estate professionals excel in their careers by giving them the tools and encouragement they need to become involved in their REALTOR associations, the local community and among their peers. All events, ranging from social engagements and happy hours to professional development, are in person between Washington, D.C. and Montgomery County throughout the year. YPN offers its own sponsorship opportunities, available here.

To learn more about sponsorship, please email Thank you for your interest in the Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS®!