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IAR will be celebrating 100 years of advocacy, education and ethics! Contact IAR today to discuss your CUSTOM 100th Anniversary Sponsor Package and reserve your place in history!

Event Sponsorships

REbarcamp, Powered by Illinois YPN 
This powerhouse afternoon is a free un-conference in the Chicago area attended by approximately 150 energetic, ambitious REALTORS® of all ages. Sponsored by the Illinois Young Professionals Network, REbarcamp will be held at the Hilton Oakbrook Hills Resort October 5, 2015. There are no paid speakers...just fresh content, the latest digital trends, business and marketing tips and what’s happening now and next in the industry. View REbarcamp Sponsorship Options.

GRI (Graduate, REALTOR® Institute)
The GRI designation is the pinnacle of achievement for REALTORS®, and it is only available through the Illinois REALTOR® Institute. This year is the last live session of GRI Course III before the program goes online in 2016. Many REALTORS® who are close to obtaining their GRI designation will want to attend this courseDecember 2-3, 2015 in East Peoria, IL. View GRI & Grad Sponsor Contract.

Professional Standards Workshops
This REALTOR® workshop will be held January 12, 2016 in Springfield and January 13, 2016 in Oakbrook Terrace. Professional Standards meetings attract 700+ REALTORS® each year. They contain important updates to codes, changes to administrative procedures, mock hearings and essential information. View the 2016 Professional Standards Sponsor Registration Form.

IAR Conference & Expo
The IAR Conference & Expo March 9-10, 2016 includes two days of vendor exhibition and a networking reception. Approximately 500+ successful REALTORS®  gather annually for this conference and shop the Expo for goods and services to assist them in their profession. View IAR Conference & Expo Trade Show & Sponsor Agreement.

ROTY (REALTOR® of the Year) Banquet
The REALTOR® of the Year Banquet held June 21, 2016 honors one state-wide winner as well as local association winners. This celebration, held at the prestigious Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, is one of the most anticipated of the season. View the 2016 ROTY Banquet Sponsor Registration Form.


Why Advertise with IAR?

The Illinois Association of REALTORS® is the leading private property advocate in Illinois and the recognized voice for real estate. IAR is an advocate for a healthy business environment and a resource for its members statewide.

“Advertising with IAR has proven to be one of the cornerstones of our strategy to reach our customers in the most effective ways possible. If you want to reach REALTORS® in Illinois, you should have IAR Communications as a part of your overall plan.“ 
Russ Bergeron, CEO of Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) 2013 Inman Innovator Award, Most Innovative in the MLS/Real Estate category

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Arlene Braithwaite


Illinois REALTOR Magazine

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2016 Editorial Calendar

Illinois REALTOR®is filled with timely, topical information for the state’s real estate professionals. Each issue in 2016 will spotlight an important part of IAR’s history and mission from advocacy and education to professional development and ethics. Additionally, each issue will have:

  • One or two additional stories about some aspect of the real estate business.
  • Information on government affairs efforts and lobbying, both at the state and local levels.
  • A section on professional standards. 
  • A column or feature on major legal issues confronting real estate professionals.
  • Update about and pictures of REALTORS® throughout the state.

IAR’s 100-year celebration is the kind of opportunity that only comes around once every 100 years. Reserve your place in history.

January 2016

Ad Closing: Nov. 6 | Materials Due: Nov. 18

IAR Celebrates 100 Years

2016 marks the 100-year anniversary of the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. This commemorative issue will recount IAR’s evolution from a fledgling association in 1916 to the 43,000-member strong trade association it has become. The issue will include a pull-out timeline of IAR’s history. 


Ad Closing: Feb. 5 | Materials Due: Feb. 18

IAR Advocating for You and Private Property Rights

Over the last 100 years, IAR has been at the forefront in advocating for property rights and the real estate industry in Illinois. This issue will highlight IAR’s government affairs successes and the license laws that have provided better regulation and professionalism in the industry.


Ad Closing: May 6 | Materials Due: May 18

IAR’s Commitment to Education and Professionalism

IAR has long been an advocate for industry education and enhanced professional standards. This issue will highlight the ongoing impact of IAR’s school, the Real Estate Educational Foundation, legal services and professional standards.


Ad Closing: Aug. 5 | Materials Due: Aug. 18

IAR Looks to the Future

The October issue wraps up the association’s year-long centennial celebration by looking at what the future holds for Illinois REALTORS®, the real estate industry and IAR as it heads into its second century. The issue will also recap highlights from the 100-year celebration.  

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  • What's Online

  • Quick Takes

  • President’s Message

  • Legal Update

  • From The Capitol


  • Market Watch

  • Tech Trends

  • REALTOR® Community
NOTE: Editorial calendar subject to change
For editorial questions or reprint requests, contact: Jon Broadbooks, 217/529-2600

Publishing Information

The Illinois REALTOR® (ISSN 0744-221) is published four times a year during the months of January, April, July, and October by the Illinois Association of REALTORS®, Post Office Box 19451, Springfield, Illinois 62794-9451. Periodical postage paid at Springfield, Illinois.

Opinions expressed in any signed articles of the Illinois REALTOR® are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. Advertising of product or services does not imply endorsement.

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Letters to the Editor


Illinois REALTOR® accepts Letters to the Editor from REALTOR® members.

  • Mail to: Editor, Illinois Association of REALTORS®, P.O. Box 19451, Springfield, IL 62794-9451, or e-mail: Such letters will be reviewed and considered for publication.

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Weekly Connection

Exclusive e-mail opportunity.

Put your company just a click away from 43,000 active Illinois real estate professionals.

The Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection keeps Illinois REALTORS® up-to-date on legal, legislative and other Association and industry news.

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*Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection is sent to Illinois REALTOR® members with a registered e-mail address in the National Association of REALTORS® Database System (NRDS) and who have not opted out of receiving IAR e-mails.

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D.R. Legal News

Targeted legal, housing market and management information for Illinois broker-managers

Here’s your opportunity to reach the 7,200+ Illinois broker-managers—the top decision makers in every Illinois firm!

These are the movers and shakers of the Illinois real estate market. And they are eager to “go digital” with the DR Legal News issued six times a year and available online. 

Distribution: six times per year (January, March, May, July, September, November) via e-mail

Call (410) 772.0820 for details and pricing.

  • E-mail ad size: 150x300 pixels

  • Online ( 175x282 pixels

  • PDF newsletter: Quarter page 2.25" wide x 4.75" tall or Half page 6.5" wide x 4.75" tall

Online Only!

D.R. Legal News is published online only in a downloadable PDF format that is e-mailed to all IAR members who are the Designated REALTOR® (or D.R.) for their real estate office. Be sure to watch and open all e-mail from “IAR Communications” or the "Illinois Association of REALTORS."

The D.R. Legal News is e-mailed six times per year (January, March, May, July, September, November) to the Designated REALTOR® member of the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. For reprint permission, contact

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More REALTORS® are going online for their information.

The IAR website,, is the Illinois REALTOR®’s one-stop shop, 24/7 for the latest news and resources, market stats, contracts and forms, as part of their membership benefit.

  • Page views per quarter: 187,499

  • Visits per month: 65,890

  • Average page views: 2.85

Based on IAR quarterly web traffic reports through Google Analytics


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