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
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.
Condo, HOA & Co-op Seminars 2019
Building Civic and Community Pride
Presented by: Acres Group
10:45am – 11:45am, Room 1
Speakers: Sherman Fields
To fully enjoy your community, you need to know your neighbors - and be a good neighbor yourself. Although associations are intended to provide a neighborhood feel, many don't include spaces where people can come together and enjoy their community. This seminar will showcase site amenities and common area improvements that will provide spaces where individuals and families can connect, build community spirit, and even increase property values!
Your Community's Foundation - Understanding Governing Documents
Presented by: The Cooperator
11:45am – 12:45pm, Room 2
Many people purchase a condo or townhome without really understanding the foundational documents that govern their community. Come learn the difference between a bylaw and a house rule, which documents residents have a right to access, and how documents can - and should - be amended as communities grow and change.
Roof Maintenance and Repair- Basic Structure, Energy Codes, and Navigating Major Projects
Sponsored by: Custom Installations
12:45pm – 1:45pm, Room 1
Speakers: Brad Hironimus, Branden Raidart
Your roof is a crucial component of your building's envelope - and neglecting its care and maintenance can lead to problems ranging from leaks to litigation. This seminar will offer a crash course in basic roof anatomy, touch on new energy-saving standards and products, and help you better understand how to manage the maintenance and repair of your community's roof.
Association Loans in Today’s World
Presented by: Cervantes Chatt & Prince, P.C.
1:45pm – 2:45pm, Room 2
Speakers: Robert Prince
The course is targeting 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.
There's One in Every Family - Dealing With Difficult Personalities
Presented by: The Chicagoland Cooperator
2:45pm – 3:30pm, Room 1
Even the most harmonious, tight-knit community will eventually experience interpersonal conflict, whether it be between board members, neighbors, or staff members. Come learn how industry pros deal with 'difficult' personalities in a multifamily context while staying positive, productive, and professional, and what resources exist to help resolve conflict without resorting to litigation.