Signature Events

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Member Outreach

Held two to three times a year, members gather together at this important event to hear the latest on the State of the Association from the current C.A.R. President. Important legal and industry updates and information from the local, state, and national levels are also covered. This event is open to the public, includes a continental breakfast or complimentary appetizers, and typically draws approximately 200 to 250 attendees.

Sales Awards

The Chicago Association of REALTORS® (C.A.R.) Sales Awards recognizes the Who’s Who of real estate professionals in Chicago.
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Good Neighbor Awards

The Good Neighbor Awards were created to encourage rehabilitation and redevelopment in Chicago’s north side neighborhoods and to showcase ground-breaking rehabs and development in the Chicago metropolitan area. The award has also been given for salvaging historical properties, rescuing architecturally significant buildings from the wrecking ball, and tackling stigmatized properties. The Good Neighbor Awards recognize properties that offer unique amenities and bonus facilities, often strengthening community pride. Developers that take special care to “fit in” with the neighborhood also qualify for Good Neighbor Awards. This highly anticipated event draws approximately 250 attendees.

Golf Outing

The first Annual C.A.R. Golf Classic was held in 1907. This historic event sells out very quickly and typically hosts more than 200 golfers and attendees. Members and sponsors are encouraged to sign up early. Net proceeds from raffle ticket sales, auctions, etc. benefit a designated charity. Golf packages include golf, cart, food and beverages for the day and the cocktail reception.
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Inaugural Gala

The Chicago Association of REALTORS® Inaugural Gala is the Association's annual installation and awards ceremony for its incoming leadership and preeminent leaders in the Chicago real estate industry. Hall of Fame inductees and the C.A.R. REALTOR® of the Year are recognized during the program as well as the event sponsors. Since its inception in 1883, the Inaugural Gala has been the Chicago area real estate industry's premier event.
2014 Inaugural Gala
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