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Get the tools and information you need to manage your condo or HOA more efficiently.

Regional and national experts will offer insights into the latest industry trends and best practices in legal oversight, financing, maintenance, renovations, energy efficiency, administration, communication and more.

Bring your questions to these lively, informative sessions and come away with a clear blueprint for improved management for the future. 

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BUILDING CIVIC and COMMUNITY PRIDE - 1.5 CAMICB CREDITS

Presented by Acres Group

9:30am - 10:30am

This course will provide community association managers and civic leaders with functional ideas to enhance common areas. You will learn ways to generate community spirit and pride by providing outdoor amenities for association members to interact with their neighbors, family, and guests. The course will provide opportunities for associations to maintain and improve community property values and help manage safety & liability of existing site amenities and playgrounds through certified playground safety inspections, including hands-on review of inspection kit.

LEGAL UPDATE - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

10:00am - 11:00am

There have been a number of changes in Illinois laws that have impacted the management of condominium and Common Interest Community Associations. This course will review updates to the Illinois Condominium Property Act (ICPA), the Common Interest Community Association Act (CICAA), and the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure. Topics will also include the significant changes in Illinois case law including Palm v. 2800 Lake Shore Drive Condominium Association and Spanish Court Two Condominium Association v. Carlson.

CREATING A SUCCESSFUL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Sheila Malchiodi - Inside-Out Painting Company

10:00am - 11:00am

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PROACTIVELY MANAGING YOUR URBAN FOREST EFFICIENTLY & COST EFFECTIVELY - 1.5 CAMICB CREDITS

Presented by Chris Mest - Acres Group

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Chris Mest, certified arborist, with Acres Group will discuss the secrets to successfully managing your urban forest efficiently while keeping costs low.

UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL STATEMENT - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Brad Schneider - Condo CPA

12:30pm - 1:30pm

What are the differences between Cash, Modified Cash and Accrual based financial statements. Learn how to read audited financial statements. What are the key elements. What are signs of a financially healthy association. How do reserves affect your Association. Pooling versus straight line and how it affects your annual reserve contributions. Learn how to interpret the monthly management financial statement. What are the important items to consider.

DISRUPTIVE UNIT OWNERS - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

12:45pm - 1:45pm

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WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICE AGREEMENTS - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Wastemaster

12:45pm - 1:45pm

This course is a deeper look into contractual terms – the pitfalls to avoid and benefits to the association. Waste and recycling service is a necessary component of all well-run associations but many individuals don’t truly understand what’s in the contract fine print. A waste/recycling contract is a legally binding document and the CMCA signing it must know about the terms and conditions.

THE LITIGIOUS NATURE OF TODAY'S UNIT OWNER - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Kathryn Formeller & Katerina Tsoukalas-Heitkemper

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Join experienced Chicagoland Condo & HOA attorneys, Kat and Kathy, to learn about: Practical Approaches to Avoiding Unit Owner Litigation, Board Responsibilities: Duties and Due Diligence, Violations: Due Process and Compliance with Illinois Law, Record Keeping: Do’s and Don’ts! D & O Insurance Defense: Protecting the Client and Steps to Ensure Rights are Preserved, This popular presentation features great “real-life” examples and attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a Q&A at the end of the session.

RESERVE STUDIES: WHO, HOW, INTERPRET - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Corinne Billingsley & Brett Johnson - Reserve Advisors, Inc.

2:30pm - 3:30pm

This continuing education course for CMCAs provides managers with a foundation of what reserves are and what makes up a reserve study. Attendees will learn about the reserve study process and how to interpret and relay pertinent information to their Board.

WHEN DISASTER STRIKES: Responding to and Preventing Damage to Your Property - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

2:30pm - 3:30pm

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Join us at McCormick Place for the Chicagoland Property Management Condo & HOA Expo!

On September 26, 2019 Chicago area property management industry leaders will share their specialized knowledge and experience to give you practical tools and information you need to manage your building!

Dates for the 4th Chicagoland Property Management Condo & HOA Expo Announced

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