Events

10:00am:
Doors Open for Attendee Check-in/Registration

10:00am - 3:30pm: Exhibit Hall Open/Food Court
Hundreds of exhibitors will be featured offering all types of condominium services. If you get hungry, don’t fret. Our conveniently located in-house food court offers a wide array of tasty snacks and light meals to keep you energized as you take in the Expo.

10:45am - 3:30pm: Educational Seminars
Industry professionals will present in-depth seminars designed to give attendees a wealth of insider information.

11:00am - 3:00pm: Free Advice Booths
Experienced professionals in fields ranging from law to finance to association maintenance will be on-hand throughout the show with advice and answers for both board members and property managers.

Apartment Management Seminars 2017

Going Solar - Myths, Facts, and Costs
Presented by: The Chicagoland Cooperator
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm, Room 1
Solar power has come a long way since the days of huge, unsightly rooftop arrays - find out how going solar can save your buildings energy and money, and learn how your properties can take advantage of new solar technologies, as well as incentive programs designed to take the burn out of installation costs.

Rent or Buy? - Marketing Your Properties to a Changing Demographic
Presented by: The Chicagoland Cooperator
2:00pm – 2:45pm, Room 1
Find out who's renting, how long they stay, and what they're looking for. Learn effective marketing strategies for an array of multifamily properties, and how to minimize turnover.

 

 

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Condo, HOA & Co-op Seminars 2017

Combating Rising Utility Costs - A Game Plan for Your Community
Presented by: DRF Trusted Property Solutions
10:45am – 11:45am, Room 1
In an era of increasing expenses for everything from insurance premiums to regular maintenance items, condo and HOA communities need all the help they can get when it comes to containing their utility costs. Electric, gas and water rates are going up. Come find out how your community can save money and improve efficiency of your building mechanical systems and water consumption.

Association Loans in Today’s World*
Presented by: Cervantes Chatt & Prince, P.C.

11:45am – 12:45pm, Room 2

Speaker: Robert Prince
The course targets managers who are looking for more information on association loans and the process for obtaining one. Managers will learn how to see if an association is eligible to take out a loan as well as the parameters and limitations in doing so, including restrictions on special assessments and exceptions. They will also learn strategies to make their associations more attractive to a bank if they are looking for a loan. Finally, managers will learn about the loan process from start to finish.

Collections, Evictions and Foreclosures in Your Association
Presented by: Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit
12:45pm – 1:45pm, Room 1
Speaker: Julie Jacobson
Presented by Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit attorney Julie Jacobson, this seminar will review informative and effective ways to keep your association financially viable through collection of delinquent assessments, protecting your Association’s income flow, and proactively dealing with foreclosures.

365 Days of Property Pizzazz*
Presented by: Acres Group

1:30pm – 2:30pm, Room 2

Speaker- Ed Mrozinski
“365 Days of Property Pizzazz” is an accredited (2 CMCA) seminar that showcases plant selection recommendations that are not only hardy and disease and pest resistant, but also provide exceptional year-round color and interest. This is a cost-effective way to increase the spirits of home owners while enhancing an association’s curb appeal and property value.

Understanding Financial Statements – Level I (Basic – Intermediate)*
Presented by: CondoCPA, Inc.

2:30pm – 3:30pm, Room 1

Speaker: Brad Schneider, CPA, President CondoCPA, Inc.
This one-hour seminar of continuing education credit towards your bi-annual CMCA Recertification teaches how to read and understand an association’s financial statements in terms a non-accountant can comprehend. Topics will include basic terminology; basis of accounting; monthly financial statements; audited financial statements; tips on what to look for as a manager/board member; and what are red flags. Attendees are encouraged to bring (or send in advance) their association’s financials (with names blacked out) so real financials can be covered.

* This course is approved by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) to fulfill continuing education requirements for the CMCA® certification. www.camicb.org

 

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2018 Sponsors

The Chicagoland Cooperator 321 N. Clark St., 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60654 Phone: 312-899-6301