LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (C.A.R.) this month launched the C.A.R. Innovators Workshop, seeking to drive further innovation of products, services, and solutions that will create efficiencies, improve productivity, and help REALTORS®, brokerages, and other real estate professionals to do their jobs and serve their clients better, smarter, and more efficiently.
C.A.R. wants to hear from innovative REALTORS®, brokers, real estate industry gurus, engineers, software developers, and entrepreneurs alike about their ideas for transforming the way the real estate industry conducts business. Applicants do not need to be REALTORS®, but ideas should be creative and innovative; fill an unmet need in the marketplace; and have a value proposition that is easy to understand.
C.A.R. will partner with applicants with the best ideas and provide the support, including financial, technical, strategic, and/or intellectual assets needed to turn these visions into reality.
"C.A.R. could not be more excited about launching the Innovators Workshop to help find the next best idea in real estate." said C.A.R. President Pat "Ziggy" Zicarelli. "Our world is constantly changing and so is the way we do business as REALTORS®. This is a forward-looking program that will to keep our industry on the cutting-edge, while ensuring that improving the experience of REALTORS® and their clients remains the central objective."
C.A.R. is also assembling a team of industry, technology and market experts to evaluate submissions to the C.A.R. Innovators Workshop. All experts from a relevant field are invited to help discover the next big idea for the real estate industry by becoming part of our Innovators Workshop Advisory Group (IWAG).
New ideas and applications for the IWAG can be found at innovators.car.org.
Leading the way in California real estate for more than 110 years, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®(www.car.org) is one of the largest state trade organizations in the United States with 185,000 members dedicated to the advancement of professionalism in real estate. C.A.R. is headquartered in Los Angeles.
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SOURCE CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS