Doors Open for Attendee Check-in/Registration
9:00am – 4:30pm: Exhibit Hall Open/Food Court
Hundreds of exhibitors featured offering all types of co-op, condo and HOA 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.
9:30am – 3:45pm: Educational Seminars
Industry professionals will present in-depth seminars designed to give attendees a wealth of insider information.
11:00am – 4:00pm: 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, managing agents and residents.
Apartment Management Seminars 2017
Going Solar - Myths, Facts, and Costs
Presented by: The Cooperator
9:30am-10:15am, 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.
Sharing Staff - More for Your Money?
Presented by: The Cooperator
3:00pm-3:45pm, Room 1
For properties working with tighter budgets, it may make sense to 'share' staff members with neighboring buildings or associations in order to trim overhead and administrative costs. Come find out how you can join forces with other landlords or property managers to deliver quality building support services while saving money. Issues like scheduling, payroll, and chain of command will be discussed, as well as liability and insurance concerns.
Co-op & Condo Seminars 2017
Financing Underlying Co-op Mortgages in the Current Market
Presented by: Meridian Capital Group
10:00am - 11:00am, Room 2
The 2016 election and subsequent administrative and personnel changes in Washington have - or may have - an impact on the lending landscape for co-ops, condos, and HOAs. Get informed about how to keep your own building or association in robust financial health, and how to make the best choices when it comes to choosing financial products and services for your community.
Preparing Your Co-op or Condo for the Internet of Things (IoT) - Are You Ready?
Presented by: Verizon Enhanced Communities
11:00am - 12:00pm, Room 1
How can co-op/condo board members and building managers meet the demands of accelerating bandwidth requirements and ensure their buildings remain appealing to current and future residents? Representatives from Verizon will discuss the latest Broadband trends involving the Internet of Things (IoT), and how to select the right communications solutions for your community.
Energy Resiliency: Generating Clean, Affordable, Storm-proof Electricity for Your Building
Presented by: NYSERDA
12:00pm - 1:00pm, Room 2
'Energy resiliency' means much more than just the traditional emergency generator approach for producing power during an outage; an everyday power production approach can save your building money 24/7 - not just when the lights go out. Combined Heat and Power (CHP) -- also known as cogeneration - is clean and efficient, and earns a return-on-investment every day by converting low-cost natural gas into electricity, and capturing the generator’s byproduct heat to make domestic hot water and space heating. Learn about incentives, and how your building can benefit just like thousands of others across the nation that are using pipeline natural gas-fueled CHP generators.
Taking Advantage of the Clean Heating Fuel Tax Credit and Biofuel Mandate Changes in 2017
Presented by: United Metro Energy
1:00pm - 2:00pm, Room 1
Changes made to the New York State Clean Heating Fuel Tax Credit went into effect on January 1st - and changes to the mandated use of biofuel will go into effect in NYC this coming October. Learn how these changes will impact your building or association, and what you and your staff need to do to stay on the right side of the new rules into 2017 and beyond.
Love Thy Neighbor, But Not Their Issues - Addressing Quality-of-Life Conflicts Between Residents
Presented by: Kagan Lubic Lepper Finkelstein & Gold LLP
2:00pm - 3:00pm, Room 2
Sooner or later, every board must address conflicts that arise between neighbors. Our discussion will address hot-button issues like the presence of comfort/therapy animals in 'no pet' buildings, noise complaints, and the impact of second-hand smoke, and will give you a path forward to handle these issues in a sensible, lawful, and fair-minded way.