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 2018

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 2019


Presented by: Cervantes Chatt & Prince, P.C.
10:45am – 11:45am, Room 1
The course targets managers who are looking for more information on association loans and the process for obtaining one. Managers willlearn 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.

Drowning in Water Bills - How Your HOA Can Reduce Costs By 30%
Sponsored by: DRF Trusted Property Solutions
11:45am – 12:45pm, Room 2
Speakers: Scott Schnurr, President- DRF, William Samatas
It's no secret that many condo and HOA communities are struggling with increasing water costs. This seminar will provide insight into ways your community can reduce consumption, improve the efficiency of domestic water systems, and save serious money (up to 30 percent or more in many cases!) by identifying other opportunities to stop the flood.

Major Roof Projects - Crucial Steps, Energy Codes, and Navigating Insurance Hail Claims
Sponsored by: Custom Installations
12:45pm – 1:45pm, Room 1
Speakers: Sock Woodruff, Brad Hironimus
Your roof serves as the first line of defense against whatever Mother Nature decides to throw at your building. An aging, neglected, or improperly maintained roof can lead to leaks, mold, and a host of other costly problems. That's why it's vital for your building's roof to be both well-constructed and well-maintained. Come learn about basic roof anatomy, new energy-saving standards and products, and how to navigate a major roof project when the time comes.

Revving Up Advanced Annual Color

Presented by: Acres Group
1:45pm – 2:30pm, Room 2
This seminar will aid in the planning of ‘premium’ annual flower and seasonal color ordering. We will look at the unique differences between seed grown and vegetative produced annuals. We will also focus on many recommendations of annual flowers to choose from for best curb appeal and performance.

Trouble in Paradise - Diplomacy, People Skills, and Conflict Resolution
Presented by: The Chicagoland Cooperator
2:30pm – 3:30pm, Room 1
Even the most harmonious community faces occasional issues, be it friction between board members, complaints about management, or a feud between neighbors. To avoid everyday conflict escalating into long-term grievances -- or even litigation -- it’s vital that boards, managers, and residents themselves work to head off problems before they wind up in court. This seminar will offer practical, real-world tips on how to do just that.


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