Join peers and colleagues at this year’s Welcome Event located at one of Boston’s most sought-after night life destinations! NAR will “own” Lansdowne for the evening where you can roam through different venues and immerse in the Bostonian nightlife scene by experiencing different food, beverage, and entertainment along the way. The night will allow you to start building the connections that will carry you through the conference—and make an impact on your business.
This event is 21 and over.

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General Information

The NAR NXT Welcome Event will take place Friday, November 8, from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Attendees who wish to stay at any venue after 10:00 p.m. will be responsible for their own food, beverage and transportation after the event concludes.

Event Access

Your NAR NXT badge is required for entrance to the Welcome Event.

Only Premier Access attendees have access to this event. Premier Access attendees have the event included in their registration and can purchase one guest pass for a non-industry guest for $75.00.

All badges (Premier and Guest) must be picked up at Registration in the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center prior to the Welcome Event.

Security, What to Wear, & What to Bring

All attendees will walk through magnetometers at security. You must bring your event badge and an official photo ID for access to the event.

  • U.S. citizens can provide a state driver’s license or passport.
  • International attendees must provide a passport.

This event is 21 and over.

Attire: Comfortable and casual.

Bags: Bags up to 12” X 6” X 12” are allowed in the venue. Clear bags are encouraged, though not required. All bags will be searched prior to entry.

Entrance to Bill's Bar on Lansdowne St

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Food & Beverage

A variety of pub style food (including vegan and vegetarian options) will be offered in each venue, along with craft beer, wine, and non-alcoholic drinks. Live music will be performed from Motown to rock to country in numerous venues with dancing. Games such as ping pong, shuffleboard, bowling, and billiards will be available in Cheeky Monkey and Lucky Strike.


The Lansdowne Pub, entrance & sign

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Shuttles: Shuttle service will be available and run continuously with the last shuttle departing the area at 10:30 p.m. Pick up and drop off will be from the designated location for each of the hotel routes.

Note:  Shuttles will depart on Jersey Street, around the corner from Lansdowne St. & Brookline Ave. The event exits from the opposite end of Lansdowne Street than the entrance.

ADA shuttle service will be provided for those needing special assistance for this event. Please call 310-466-5699 to arrange transportation by Friday, November 8 at 12:00 pm. ADA drop off and pickup is across the street from the corner of Ipswich Street & Lansdowne Street.

Taxis and Rideshare: The suggested drop-off location for any rideshare (Uber/Lyft) or taxi service arriving to the event is at the corner of Van Ness Street & Ipswich Street. You must go through security before entering the event which is located on the corner of Lansdowne & Ipswich Street. This is the only entrance to the event.

The required pickup location for any rideshare or taxi service leaving the event is anywhere on Brookline Avenue. If pick up is selected on Lansdowne or Ipswich, you will be denied exit and redirected to the proper exit point for the event.