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: The Economics in Apt Buildings, Co-ops & Condos
Presented by: Best Energy Power
9:45am-10:30am, 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 (subsidies) 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 2019
Effective Strategies for Maximizing Recovery on Common Charge and Maintenance Collections in Co-ops and Condos
Presented by: Schneider Buchel LLP.
Speaker: Marc H. Schneider, Esq.
9:45am - 10:45am, Room 1
Residents who do not pay their maintenance and common charges pose a big problem for their communities. The lack of predictable, consistent cash inflow can lead to an unpaid bills, neglected maintenance, and delayed capital projects. How you handle the arrears will have a dramatic effect on your ability to recover and how much you ultimately recover. Come find out the best approach to quickly recovering the unpaid monies and how to get the most money, including interest, late fees and legal fees.
New Laws, Changing Rules - Legal and Legislative Updates Your Board Should Know
Presented by: FirstService Residential
Speakers: Dan Wurtzel, President and Benjamin C. Kirschenbaum, Vice President and General Counsel.
10:45am - 11:45am, Room 2
Laws change, regulations get updated, and major legal decisions can impact the way boards run their communities. Come learn about new and proposed legislation, changing regulations, and other legal issues your board must be familiar with in order to govern effectively and on the right side of the law. Topics to be covered include everything from sexual harassment laws to gas line inspections to the battle against bedbugs. This is one seminar you shouldn't miss!
Unprecedented Options - Structured Financing for Your Building's Underlying Mortgage
Presented by: Meridian Capital Group
Speakers: Steven Geller, Nicoletta M. Pagnotta, and Avi Geller
11:45am - 12:45pm, Room 1
The financing landscape for co-ops has never been more diverse than it is today, or more customizable for a community's unique needs. The array of options for structuring a mortgage to help your co-op accomplish its long-term objectives is truly unprecedented. Come find out how your board can collaborate with its financial advisors to take advantage of what is actually an exciting time in the mortgage market!
Conscious, Connected Communication - Getting Online with the Internet of Things (IoT)
Presented by: Verizon Enhanced Communities
Speaker: Andrew Perdek
12:45pm - 1:45pm, Room 2
Building residents, managers, and boards alike are all invested in keeping their community's connectivity state-of-the-art; come learn how your building can meet the demands of ever-faster bandwidth requirements and stay competitive in a crowded market. Verizon reps will discuss the latest trends and innovations, demystify multifamily telecom, and explain how the Internet of Things (IoT) has revolutionized co-op and condo living.
Homesharing and Subletting in the Airbnb Era - New Rules and Best Practices to Protect Your Investment
Presented by: The Cooperator
1:45pm - 2:45pm, Room 1
The rise of Airbnb and other homeshare platforms has been a boon to some, and a burden to others - including co-op/condo boards and landlords. Come find out the latest legal developments in the homeshare economy, how it's impacting property owners and building administrators in the city, and what you can do to strike a balance between residents' rights and protecting your property.
Neighbors & Issues - Updates on Common Conflicts and Anti-Sexual Harassment
Presented by: Kagan Lubic Lepper Finkelstein & Gold LLP
2:45pm -3:45pm, 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, anti-sexual harassment policy, and the impact of second-hand smoke, and it will give you a path forward to handle these issues in a sensible, lawful, and fair-minded way..