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

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.


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2020 Sponsors

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