Salisbury, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (CAR) held its inaugural 2016 Technology Fair on Thursday, April 21 at The Fountains Wedding & Conference Center.
 
   
The inaugural 2016 Coastal Association of REALTORS® Technology Fair was held on Thursday, April 21 at The Fountains Wedding & Conference Center in Salisbury. 
 
The event featured over 20 vendors and 17 workshops and training opportunities designed to help real estate professionals better serve their clients and be more successful. Over 120 real estate professionals, both locally and statewide, attended the event.
 
Drawings were held for several door prizes. Cam Bunting of Bunting Real Estate in Berlin won an Incipio Ghost 220 Qi Wireless Charging Base, Jennifer Hooper of Coldwell Banker in Salisbury won a Go Pro® Hero, and Colleen Lowe of Long & Foster in Severna Park won an Apple iPad Air 2. Attendees who complete a post-event survey will be entered to win a free, three-day registration to the Maryland Association of REALTORS® Annual Conference & Expo, held in September in Ocean City.
 
The event’s Terabyte Sponsors were Comcast Spotlight, Top Producer, and Zillow Group. The Gigabyte Sponsor was Fine Line Websites & IT Consulting, and the Megabyte Sponsors were Capitol Title, Chesapeake Utilities, Insurance Management Group, and Showing Time. Additional vendors were Aero Energy, American Home Shield, Atrix Sustainable Solutions, Coastal Hospice, D3 Corp, Esham Inspections, Eyewear Wardrobe, McCarthy Imagerie, Mid Atlantic Settlement Services, New Age Production & Marketing, OC Today/Bayside Gazette, Real Estate Title & Escrow, Salisbury Independent, and Spot Doctor.
 
Following the Technology Fair, CAR’s monthly Business Card Exchange event was held at the Lagoon Bar & Grille. These events are networking opportunities for the membership, as well as a fundraiser for Coastal Hospice at the Ocean. The 50/50 raffle held during the event raised $210. CAR is collecting 50/50 raffle proceeds from these events for the entire year and will donate the bulk sum to Coastal Hospice in September.
 
“Our first Technology Fair was a great success thanks to our sponsors and the hard work of the CAR Technology Committee and staff,” said CAR President Linda Moran. “We look forward to holding this valuable event for many years to come as an added service for our members.”
 
For more information about CAR, visit www.coastalrealtors.org.
 
More about Coastal Association of REALTORS®
 
Coastal Association of REALTORS® is the leading local advocacy group in the real estate industry on the Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland. Coastal REALTORS® works in partnership with its members to promote home ownership and preserve, protect, and advocate private property rights. The organization supports 1,000 REALTORS® who serve Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester counties.
 
For more information on Coastal REALTORS®, visit www.coastalrealtors.org. The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark unique to real estate professionals who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict Code of Ethics.
 
MEDIA CONTACT: Sarah Rayne / 410-641-4409/ sarah@coastalrealtors.org