Missouri REALTORS® Converge in Jefferson City for Annual Capitol Conference
(January 25, 2017) Columbia, Mo. – Nearly 400 REALTORS from across the state gathered in Jefferson City on January 18 for Missouri REALTORS thirty-seventh annual Capitol Conference. This conference provided REALTORS the opportunity to meet with their elected officials to discuss emerging issues of importance to the real estate industry.
The day began with a first-time attendee training, where over 100 Missouri REALTOR members were present. All conference attendees then participated in a lunch briefing where they prepared for their visit to the Capitol. Attendees spent the afternoon visiting the state’s Capitol, meeting with their respective legislators. The day concluded with a reception at the Capitol Plaza Hotel where all State Representatives and Senators were welcome.
The Missouri REALTOR Party, the Advocacy arm of Missouri REALTORS, is the voice for real estate in Missouri, working to protect REALTORS, their business, and the American Dream of homeownership. The goal of the Missouri REALTOR Party is to encourage property ownership, support small business and foster a vibrant real estate sector. The Capitol Conference is one way for Missouri REALTORS to make their voice heard and make a positive impact on the real estate industry in Missouri.
Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS® were represented by 30 members and staff. All local attendees met with most of their local representatives and senators. To view the photos of our GSBOR members, CLICK HERE. To view the photos from Missouri REALTORS®, CLICK HERE.
“We look forward to the opportunity every January to meet with our legislators,” said Miles Noennig, Association Executive, Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS®. “Last week, we had 30 of our members gather with our senators and representatives. We had great interaction with them as usual. We appreciate their service, and we appreciate their attention to issues that impact our members, our profession, our industry, and our economy.”
For more information about the Missouri REALTOR Party, visit missourirealtor.org/advocacy/morealtorparty.
Founded in 1936, Missouri REALTORS is the second largest trade association in the state with over 18,000 members. As members of organized real estate, REALTORS subscribe to a strict code of ethics and have access to numerous services and programs to enhance their professionalism. Through its collective strength, influence and professionalism, the Missouri REALTORS unite to advocate for real property rights in Missouri, deliver comprehensive risk management programs and services, connect members through various media and events, and deliver association management services. For more information, go to: MissouriREALTOR.org