2015 KAR Legislative & Business Meeting
Lexington, KY (and Frankfort, KY)
Schedule of events
Registration is FREE and OPEN to all Kentucky REALTOR® members who want to attend.
The Kentucky Association of REALTORS®’ Legislative & Business Meeting is your premier opportunity to:
> Meet & greet your state leaders
> Share your REALTOR® concerns directly with legislators
> Support legislation & issues important to real estate in Kentucky
> Ensure policymakers hear your REALTOR® voice
> Increase the influence & clout of REALTORS® throughout Kentucky
Gubernatorial Candidate Preview
As part of the meeting this year, KAR is hosting a forum for gubernatorial candidates to speak about their outlook, views and goals in the upcoming election and how their campaign plans to address the future of Kentucky specifically when it comes to real estate. Each invited candidate will have a few minutes to speak and then the floor will open for questions from the membership. Attend and find out first-hand what is important to each candidate leading up to the May primaries and the general election in November.
Doing it again in 2015! REALTOR® Rally on Wednesday
On Wednesday, February 4, KAR is putting together more events so our members can have an even bigger voice with legislators in Frankfort. KAR is emphasizing deeper and more engaging political involvement from members and is requesting your commitment to attend. Bus transportation will be provided by KAR to and from Frankfort.
REALTOR® buttons: Please stop by the KAR registration table at the Embassy Suites to pick up your button to wear during the Hill Visits with legislators.
REALTOR® Rally in the Capitol Rotunda - KAR is putting together a list of speakers that will address issues in real estate. This will be a great opportunity to pack the Capitol building with members to show our support for the real estate industry.
REALTOR® picture in front of the Kentucky State Capitol - all members are invited to attend - the more who show up, the more impact we will have.
Hill Visits - each local association arranges visits with members of their delegation to voice their thoughts on issues important to the industry (please work with your local association to plan schedules). This is a great time to sit down in person with your legislator and let them know how important real estate is to the economy.
Lunch with the Legislators - a meet and greet at the Capitol Annex with legislators and other officials in a relaxed atmosphere. Stop by and interact with members and lawmakers alike.
Post Hill Visit Debriefing - join KAR for follow-up discussions from each region to hear about legislative meetings, Hill Visit successes and key issues.
This meeting features a who’s who in the political arena ... from elected officials to regulators to representatives from the Democrat and Republican parties. The three-day event offers you the opportunity to gain insights into what’s happening in the State House. REALTOR® members will be available to meet personally with elected officials. You will also be involved in discussions and decision making on how KAR evolves throughout the year by attending committee meetings and information sessions. You’ll also have the chance to participate in a special legislative reception to meet and greet the lawmakers from your region.
The meetings are open to all REALTORS® who wish to attend.
Click here for the Embassy Suites website
Room rates are $123.95/night per room. Mention Kentucky REALTORS and call (859.455.5000) for the special room rate (cut-off date is January 19). Or click here to register online. Complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and complimentary Evening Reception included.
Click here for the legislative toolkit
The toolkit contains valuable information to help you prepare for the upcoming legislative session.