Where can I find a current list of all the attendees?
When and where is The Convention?
Wednesday, October 2 – Friday, October 5, 2019. Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Directions.
What are the registration fees?
|On or before 9/9||after 9/9 thru 9/26||Onsite|
|Full Registration - Member||$220.00||$250.00||$275.00|
|Full Registration - Non-Member||$270.00||$300.00||$325.00|
|First Time Attendee Member *||$165.00||$200.00||$220.00|
|1 Day Registration - Thursday, October 3rd only||$160.00||$180.00||$200.00|
|Guest - not involved in the real estate industry**||$90.00||$90.00||$110.00|
|Additional Exhibitor Registrations***||$85.00||$95.00||$110.00|
|Within the Law - 2 Hour Legal Only||$19.00||$19.00||$29.00|
How do I secure my hotel room?
Does my spouse/guest pay the same registration fee?
That will depend. If they will be participating in all convention events or are an industry professional, yes, they pay the full registration rates. If they are only attending the social events and are not in the real estate industry they can attend at the guest rate of $90.00 pre-registered or $110 on-site.
Can I register online?
Yes! All registrations must be completed online. Click the Register button at the top of the page to get started.
Can I register once I arrive at the Detroit Marriott?
Yes! Once you arrive at the Detroit Marriott you may register for The Convention onsite. Additionally, you can pick up your badge holder, program and other important convention materials at this location. Admission to ALL functions is with your name badge ONLY and WILL be monitored. Registration is required to attend any and all events. Badges are not transferable.
What does the registration fee include?
The full registration fee will include all The Convention program activities with the exception of recreational activities or some invitation only events. This includes the Welcome Reception, Expo, knowledge sessions, Grand Assembly, networking breaks, lunch in the Expo on Thursday, Happy Hour in the Expo, Realtor® Royale and many opportunities for networking. The daily registration includes only that entire day's activities, except for invitation only events.
Do you have a mobile friendly schedule?
Absolutely! You can view the complete schedule on any mobile device through our event app [click here to download] or through your web browser at mirealtor.connect.space.
Is there an event app?
New and improved this year! Search "Michigan Realtors®" on the App Store to download now!
Exciting updates are being completed on the app so it is currently unavailable. Check back for availability!
Why should I download the app?
In addition to the agenda and connecting with other event attendees you can receive special event updates in real time. Bonus: This app will be used for all Michigan Realtors® events!
Where do the events take place?
All events are held at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Specific room locations may be found in the program book on site and on the mobile schedule.
What are the refund and cancellation policies?
Full refunds are granted on requests received by September 9th. Cancellations between September 9 and September 26 are subject to a $40 administrative fee. Refunds after September 26 are not given.
I can’t come to The Convention after all. Can someone take my place?
Registrations are non-transferrable. However, under certain extenuating circumstances an exception may be made. Please contact Michigan Realtors® staff if you need to make a request for a transfer at 517-372-8890.
What is the attire?
Enjoy The Convention in business casual attire. Remember meeting space can vary in temperature so dress in layers for optimal comfort. Pack your comfortable shoes and prepare to get your steps in! As you travel home, we know comfort is key. Friday is casual day; rock your jeans and favorite Realtor® tee!
The Convention is the premier real estate education and trade show in the state of Michigan attended by agents, brokers, and appraisers in the residential and commercial areas who want to advance professionally. On average, over 1,100 attends.
Where do I find online nomination forms for ROTY and RAP awards?
For questions regarding ROTY and RAP awards contact:
What are the Registration Terms?
What is the Event Conduct Policy?
All attendees are expected to conduct themselves professionally and with good judgment and common sense. Michigan Realtors® aims to provide a safe event experience for all attendees and does not tolerate inappropriate behavior or harassment in any form. If you feel threatened or harassed while attending a Michigan Realtors® event, you are encouraged to report the incident directly to police via 911. Attendees who violate this Event Conduct Policy may be asked to leave the event without a refund. In addition, the attendee may not be permitted to participate in future Michigan Realtors® events.
Where can I find knowledge session handouts and evaluation surveys?
You can find both session handouts and evaluation surveys on the online schedule: https://www.connect.space/2019-the-convention
GM Wintergarden and Marriott Hotel Entrance, the maximum rate is $35.00 per day for guests and visitors. 0-8 Hours $25.00. 8-24 Hours $35.00. For additional parking information please call Central Parking Services at 313.568.5676 (Monday–Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or 313.568-5683 outside of office hours.
Beaubien Place Garage
(313) 568-5676 – Accessible from Beaubien Street or St. Antoine. Open 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, including Holidays. $20.00 Maximum per day. $2.00 per 30 minutes until maximum of $20.00 weekdays. $3.00 per hour until maximum of $15.00 weekends beginning 12:01am Saturday. $3.00 per hour until maximum of $15.00 standard holidays.
Port Atwater Garage
(313) 259-3595 - Accessible from Beaubien Street near Tower 200. Please Note: Evenings and Weekends these doors may be locked. $2.00 every 20 minutes. $20 Maximum per day per 24hours (Monday-Friday). $10.00 Maximum per 24hours (Saturday and Sunday).
(313) 259-2434 - Located directly across from the Marriott Hotel Lobby Entrance. 0-1 hour $6.00. 1-3 hours $12.00. 3-4 hours $18.00. 4-8 hours $20.00. 8-24 hours $ 26.00.