Seminars

Learn from industry leaders

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

9:30 am - 10:30 am

This course will provide Community Association Managers and civic leaders with functional ideas to enhance common areas. 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 guidance 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.

LEGAL UPDATES - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by David Savitt, Attorney - Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Are you familiar with all the recent changes to Illinois law that impact community associations? This seminar will address the latest legislation and case law regarding recreational marijuana, smoking, first-amendment rights, the Ombudsperson Act, and more.

CREATING A SUCCESSFUL CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Sheila Malchiodi - Inside-Out Painting Company

10:00 am - 11:00 am

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

Presented by Chris Mest - Acres Group

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

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

UNDERSTANDING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Brad Schneider - Condo CPA

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

What are the differences between Cash, Modified Cash and Accrual based financial statements? Learn how to read audited financial statements and their key elements, understand signs of a financially healthy Association, and how reserves affect your Association. Explore how to interpret the monthly management financial statement and important items to consider.

DISRUPTIVE UNIT OWNERS - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Amy Peterselli, Attorney - Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

This seminar will discuss different “types” of disruptive unit owners within a Community Association and techniques on how to address them. The course will review owner rights, Board/Property Manager responsibilities and documentation, as well as practical and legal considerations.

WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICE AGREEMENTS - 1 CAMICB CREDIT

Presented by Wastemaster

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This course offers a deeper look into contractual terms of these service agreements, 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 - Tressler HOA Law

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn practical approaches to avoiding unit owner litigation, the responsibilities of the Board, and how to maintain due process and compliance with Illinois Law when handling violations. This course will also explore proper record keeping, Directors and Officers insurance, and steps to ensure rights are preserved.

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

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

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Learn what reserves are and what makes up a reserve study. Review the reserve study process and how to interpret and relay pertinent information to their Board.
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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

Registration is now open!

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Exhibitor sign up now available

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