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How do I register?
What’s included in the registration price?

Your registration includes:

  • Monday, November 21: REALTOR® Advocacy Day.
  • Tuesday, November 22: Keynote speakers, education sessions, tradeshow, breakfast and lunch.
  • Wednesday, November 23: Keynote speakers, education sessions, tradeshow, breakfast and lunch.
How long can I purchase registration at early bird pricing?

Pricing is discounted for those who book their tickets early! Tickets will be released in blocks starting at $799 to $1,099. The price will increase incrementally once each block sells out. Discounts will not be available after the price increases.

What is REALTOR® Advocacy Day (RAD)?

REALTOR® Advocacy Day (RAD) (formerly OREA PAC Days) will prepare you to tackle important industry issues and bring your voice to Queen’s Park. Whether you’re brand new to advocacy or meet with your MPP monthly, REALTOR® Advocacy Day has a session for you!

How do I register for REALTOR® Advocacy Day (RAD)?

 RAD is free of charge but you do need to register to participate and attend the day. Registration details for RAD will be communicated directly to local Member Boards in September. You do not need to be registered for the REALiTY+ Conference to attend RAD, but we encourage you to attend!

Will there be any Leadership courses offered at REALiTY+?

No, L200, L300 and L301 are not part of this conference. They will be offered during the 2023 Peak Leadership Summit from January 18 through the 25th. In-person and virtual classes are available. For more information on Peak Leadership Summit or OREA’s leadership courses, please email leadership@orea.com.

 

Will OREA be paying for Committee members to attend REALiTY+ Conference?

 Committee members are not covered to attend REALiTY+ Conference per OREA policy. Reach out to your committee OREA Staff Liaison if you have any questions.

What is the registration cancellation policy?

Cancellations must be made in writing to events@orea.com before Monday, October 31, 2022, less a $50 processing fee.

Health and Safety Protocols

How does OREA plan to protect me with regards to COVID-19?

Our top priority is the health and safety of everyone working and attending REALiTY+ Conference. OREA commits to meet or exceed all government-mandated protocols to protect attendees against COVID-19.

Safety guidelines are constantly changing, and may include measures such as masks, social distancing, sanitizing stations, and visual safety reminders. In accordance with OREA’s Event Policy, proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required to attend.

OREA may change, update, or add to these requirements at any time as it deems prudent to best protect the health and safety of attendees and others.

Must I be vaccinated to attend the Conference?

In accordance with OREA’s Event Policy, proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required to attend.

OREA commits to meet or exceed all government-mandated protocols to protect attendees against COVID-19. Safety guidelines are constantly changing, and may include measures such as masks, social distancing, sanitizing stations, and visual safety reminders. OREA may change, update, or add to these requirements at any time as it deems prudent to best protect the health and safety of attendees and others.

 

Proof of Vaccination Requirement

All attendees of the Event must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Learn more about proof of vaccination in Ontario.

Any attendee who fails to produce proof of vaccination against COVID-19, or proof of a medical exemption (as discussed below), will not be permitted to attend the Event.

Refunds will not be provided for attendees who fail to produce valid proof of vaccination or proof of an exemption from the proof of vaccination requirement.

Are you accepting Proof of Vaccination exemptions?

Individuals seeking an exemption from proof of vaccination requirements can qualify for an exemption from the proof of vaccination requirement if they are able to provide staff with a valid QR code issued by the province of Ontario. Click here to learn how to apply.

Other formats of proof of medical exemption will only be accommodated for individuals attending the Event from out of Province.  Email events@orea.com if you’re coming from outside of Ontario with a valid medical exemption.

Advanced submission will not be accepted. Any attendee who fails to produce proof of a medical exemption in an acceptable format will not be permitted to attend the Event.

Refunds will not be provided for attendees who fail to produce proof of a valid medical exemption.

Hotel & Travel

How do we book hotel rooms under the Conference block and what are the cancellation policies for our bookings?

OREA has reserved room blocks at two hotels:


InterContinental Toronto Centre

An upscale hotel in the heart of downtown Toronto surrounded by all the fun and entertainment of the city.

A REALiTY+ shuttle will be available to bring guests back and forth from the event venue.

Nightly Rate: $280 + taxes
Nights with Special Rate: November 18 – 25, 2022 only
Booking Deadline: Reservation within the group block can be made until October 28th, 2022
Cancellation Policy: 72H prior to arrival

Click here to book online. or call 1-800-235-4670 (from Canada and the U.S.) to make reservations. 

 

Hotel X Toronto by Library Hotel Collection
A luxury hotel on the Lake Ontario Waterfront with a bridge connecting to the event venue.

Nightly Rate: $299 + taxes
Nights with Special Rate: November 20 – 23, 2022, only.
Booking Deadline: Reservation within the group block can be made until October 17, 2022
Cancellation Policy: 3 PM, 72H prior to arrival

Availability at this hotel is very limited and available at a first come, first served basis.

Click here to book online.  Guests may also call the hotel directly at 647-943-9300 and mention the OREA 2022 Reality Conference or block code ORE111622

If you have questions about hotel bookings and reservations, please contact events@orea.com.

Will shuttle transportation be available?

Yes, a shuttle will be running on a loop each day travelling between InterContinental Toronto Centre, Beanfield Centre, (and Queens Park for those attending MPP visits during the Conference. More shuttle details can be found on https://realityconference.ca/accommodations/.

Where do I park if I am driving directly to the event venue?

The closest parking lot can be found beneath the Enercare Centre with preferred access from the east side entrance. Attendees can access Beanfield through the underground tunnel or by walking across the street.

Parking rates range between $13 and $35 per day depending on other local events taking place at the same time.

To learn more, visit https://www.explace.on.ca/visiting-us/getting-here.

Are there any travel discounts eligible to REALiTY attendees?
Yes, special travel discounts have been negotiated with some providers. To learn more, visit https://realityconference.ca/accommodations/.

Programming and Special Events

What is Homecoming: OREA’s 100th Birthday?

OREA is turning the big 100 and we’re inviting YOU to come celebrate our birthday with us! Come wearing your cocktail attire and spend the night with us as we commemorate the last 100 years in organized real estate and look ahead to the future.

Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location: Toronto Event Centre, 15 Saskatchewan Rd., Toronto ON M6K 3C3
Price: $150 + tax (dinner stations, two drink tickets and entertainment included)

*Complimentary shuttle will be provided between Hotel X, InterContinental, and Toronto Event Centre

Can we attend Homecoming: OREA’s 100th Birthday without a ticket to REALiTY+ Conference?

Yes, the event is a separate ticket from the REALiTY+ Conference. The cost is $150 plus HST and includes dinner stations, two drink tickets and entertainment.

What is YPN Boost?

YPN BOOST IS BACK! This year we’re throwing it all the way back to OREA’s inception: 1922. Transport back to the roaring twenties and join us for a speakeasy themed evening featuring glamorous cocktails, jaw-dropping entertainment, and, as always, networking. What did REALTORS® wear 100 years ago? Be sure to dress up in your best twenties attire – think pinstripes, fringe and GLAM! This is the premiere YPN event of the year and you will not want to miss it.

Date: Monday, November 21, 2022
Time: 8:00 – 11:00 pm
Location: South Lobby, Beanfield Centre, Toronto
Price: $69+ tax (ticket includes hors d’oeuvres, two drink tickets and entertainment)

*Complimentary shuttle will be provided between the InterContinental Hotel and Beanfield Centre. Attendees staying at Hotel X can access the venue directly through the connected bridge.

Can I purchase YPN Boost tickets without a full conference registration?

Yes, this event is a separate ticket from the REALiTY+ Conference. The cost is $69 plus HST and includes hors d’oeuvres, two drink tickets and entertainment.

Will MPP visits take place during the conference?

Yes! Board Member representatives will receive all the details for their meetings and OREA Government Relations staff will be on-site to answer any questions. Stay tuned for more details closer to the conference.

How will attendees get to Queen’s Park for MPP visits?

A shuttle will be running on a loop between Queen’s Park, Beanfield Centre and InterContinental Toronto Centre. More shuttle details will be released closer to the date.

Where and when will the REALTORS Care® Foundation hand out Fellowship Awards this year?
The Fellowship Awards were handed out during the REALTORS Care® Foundation Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, and will again be awarded to recipients at the ORCF 2023 Annual General Meeting.
Where and when will the Young Professionals Network Leadership Awards be handed out this year?

The YPN Leadership Awards were presented virtually via Instagram on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. No awards will be presented at YPN Boost.

Further questions?

Submit them to OREA’s Events Team at events@orea.com