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Panels & special events

In addition to the continuing education classes offered throughout REALTOR® Fest 2020, there will also be opportunities for learning and networking at various events and panels over the course of the week. Each of these offerings is complimentary with your registration.


Food for Thought lunchtime panels

GCAAR will host a panel from noon to 1 p.m. each day, Monday through Friday, with a different topic for each session. The schedule for those panels is as follows:

30 Under 30 | Monday, July 20

Danai Mattison Sky, a 2013 30 Under 30 winner and current GCAAR president, will moderate this discussion featuring 30 Under 30 winners Bo Menkiti (2006), Cara Pearlman (2010), CJ Rader (2014), Christine Nieva (2020) and Samuel Medvene (2020).

State of the State DCAR & GCAAR | Tuesday, July 21

GCAAR Board member Samantha Damato will lead a discussion featuring DCAR President Kymber Lovett-Menkiti, DCAR CEO Scott Reiter, GCAAR President Danai Mattison Sky and GCAAR CEO Ed Krauze.

Top Producers | Wednesday, July 22

GCAAR Secretary Harrison Beacher will lead a panel featuring some of the region's top producers, including Jenn Smira with Compass, Nancy Taylor Bubes with Washington Fine Properties and Barak Sky with Long & Foster.

State of the State with Maryland REALTORS®GCAAR | Thursday, July 23

GCAAR President Elect Jan Brito will lead a discussion featuring Maryland REALTORS® President John Harrison, Maryland REALTORS®  CEO Chuck Kasky, GCAAR President Danai Mattison Sky and GCAAR CEO Ed Krauze.

GCAAR Cares – How to get involved | Friday, July 24

Details coming soon!


Other events

GCAAR will also host several opportunities throughout the week to interact and network with your fellow members (and some furry friends).

Tuesday Morning Yoga (7/21): Yoga District, a local studio, will join GCAAR for a 50-minute session beginning at 8 a.m.

Breakfast with Animals (7/23): Virtually hang out with animals from the Montgomery County Humane Society for a 50-minute session beginning at 8 a.m.

Virtual Happy Hour (7/23): BYOB and relax with REALTORS® for a drink and some networking, and make sure to stick around for sponsor giveaways! Event starts at 5:30 p.m.