Annual Meetings

REALTORS® Conference & Expo - November 11-13, 2015 

The Westin San Diego, San Diego, CA

 

Join us in San Diego, CA November 11 - 13, 2015 to network, get the latest industry news and product information, and be a part of the committee meetings for the Council of Residential Specialists. The CRS Annual Business Meetings are held in conjunction with the NAR Conference & Expo so CRS members active on NAR committees or with state lobbying initiatives can participate in both meetings and take advantage of the NAR trade exposition and other programs.

 

REGISTRATION:

Registration is now available for the NAR Conference and Expo in San Diego.  Please use the unique CRS link to register.  By using our link, you will help the Council offstet costs for the Council's meetings in San Diego.

https://registration.experientevent.com/Shownar152/default.aspx?affil=CRS

Quick Reference

 

 

 
FREE CRS Education Sessions

The Council will be presenting complementary CRS Education Sessions at the Westin on November 12-13, 2015.

 

CRS Inaugural and Awards Dinner

Come join us for a night of dinner, dancing, CRS installation ceremony and awards presentation.

 

Friday, November 13, 2015 at the Westin San Diego

Reception: 6:30pm - 7:15pm
Dinner & Awards: 7:15pm - 11:30pm
 
Tickets: $125 per person - Contact Trish at 312-321-4417
 
 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

     
WHERE SHOULD I STAY:  

CRS Headquarters:

The Westin San Diego

400 W Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101

     
WHAT SHOULD MY ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE DATE BE?   CRS meetings start on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 11, 2015 and end on Friday, November 13, 2015. 
     
CAN I BE REACHED AT THE HOTEL BY PHONE:   Only if you have a reservation at the hotel.  If not, the quickest way for someone to reach you is via your personal cell phone.
     
WHERE SHOULD I SLEEP:  

CRS will be headquarted at The Westin San Diego

     
HOW DO I GET TO THE HOTEL:  

If you are flying in the closest airport would be the San Diego International Airport (SAN).  The airport is approximately 4 miles from the hotel.  The Westin San Diego provides a complementary San Diego Airport shuttle service to/from the San Diego International airport.  Click here for more information.

     
SHOULD I CHECK MY HOTEL CONFIRMATION:   Yes!  Do not wait to make sure that everything is correct on the confirmations.  It is so easy to key in the wrong arrival or spell a name incorrectly.  Please verify the following details to assure a trouble free check-in:

  1.  Is your name spelled correctly?
  2.  Are your arrival and departure dates correct?
  3.  Is your city and state correct?  Is it spelled correctly?
  4.  Are your accommodations as requested?

If any of the above items are incorrect, please contact Experient immediately.  They can be reached by phone at 800.974.3084; by fax at 800.521.6017; or by e-mail.

     
WHY DOESN'T THE HOTEL HAVE MY CONFIRMATION:   Experient will create a rooming list from your registration form which will be sent to the hotel approximately 30 days prior to the event.  Upon receipt of the rooming list from Experient the Hyatt or your hotel of choice will send you a reservation confirmation.  It is a very good idea to check your confirmation to enusre it is correct.
     
WHERE CAN I PICK UP MY BADGE:   You will pick up badge at the NAR Registration onsite .  You will be able to pick up your badge and any tickets you may have for any of the special events.
     
DO I NEED A BADGE:   You will need a badge to participate in any of the events scheduled at the convention center.  All conference attendees need a badge for admittance in the sessions and the expo.  If you prefer to only attend the expo, you can purchase a badge at the convention center.  If you are not attending any of the sessions or the expo you do NOT need a badge.
     
WHAT CAN I DO OR SEE:  

San Diego has a lot to do and see.  You  need to make sure you check out all the restaurants and shopping San Diego has to offer.  There are a variety of restaurants that you can stop in and try some of the local foods.  

To find more information on San Diego you can check here.

     

HOW DO I FIND MY MEETING ROOM:

  A schedule that includes the meeting room names will be provided closer to the event.
     
DOES THE LOCAL CRS CHAPTER HAVE ANYTHING HAPPENING:    Coming Soon
     
WHEN IS THE CRS INAUGURAL AND AWARDS:  

Don't miss the installation of our 2016 Officers.  Come join us for a night of dinner, dancing, CRS installation ceremony and awards presentation. Details are as follows.

When: Friday, November 13, 2015
Where:  Westin San Diego - Emerald Ballroom
Time: Reception: 6:30pm - 7:15pm, Dinner & Awards: 7:15pm - 11:30pm

Tickets: $125 per person

Tickets will be available for purchase in late July.

Questions? Email Trish Stodolny OR Email Justine Radies

     
WHERE CAN I FIND A PLACE TO EAT:   You will not find a shortage of restaurants you can check out during your stay in San Diego.  To get a list of the variety of restuarants you can look here.
     

HOW WILL I GET TO AND FROM THE CONVENTION CENTER:

  NAR will operate its shuttle to and from the convention center. Please check back closer to the event.
     
WHAT SHOULD I WEAR:  

Dress at the meetings is business casual, however should you find some free time to visit some of the better restaurants you may need business or "after five" attire and men will need to wear jackets and ties.  Do not forget comfortable shoes and a light jacket for the evening.

Be sure to bring a jacket or sweater into the meeting room as they tend to be chilly.

     
WHAT WILL THE TEMPERATURE BE LIKE:   The average temperatures in November are low 70's during the day and lower 50's in the evening.  Do not forget comfortable shoes, an umbrella and your sunglasses.
     
WILL I BE SAFE IN San Diego, CA:  

Avoid mishaps -- travelers have so much on their minds they forget to be "street smart" and are usually easy targets for crime.  STAY ALERT! 

1.  Do not walk anywhere by yourself.  Go out in groups whenever possible.
2.  Stay on the main streets.  Avoid dark side streets wherever possible.
3.  Do not wear your convention badges on the street.