Seminars

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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.


HIGH RISE DRAIN LINES: TAKE CARE OF THEM & THEY’LL TAKE CARE OF YOU - 2 CMCA CREDITS

Presented by Edward Kaelber - AMS Mechanical

9:00am - 11:00am

Understand how the drain systems function and what each of the three serve, including associated major components. Focus is on maintenance of the lines and why this is key to avoiding back-ups.

SNOW & ICE MANAGEMENT - 2 CMCA CREDITS

Presented by Mike Clark - Acres Group

9:00am - 10:30am

Learn how to get prepared for the upcoming winter season with Mike Clark of Acres Group. He will discuss snow and ice event preparedness, recommended de-icing materials, and show you the newest technology and equipment to safely manage snow and ice removal.

2017 RECENT CHANGES IN ILLINOIS LAW THAT IMPACT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS - 1 CMCA CREDIT

Presented by Kelly Elmore - Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

9:45am - 10:45am

The objective of this seminar is to familiarize attendees with changes to Illinois Law for 2017 that will impact the management of Condominium and Community Associations. The seminar will refer changes to the Illinois Condominium Property Act (ICPA), Common Interest Community Association Act (CICAA), Condominium and Common Interest Community Ombudsperson Act and relevant Illinois case law. The goal is for the property manager to feel confident and clear in their understanding of the new Illinois laws affecting Condominium and Community Associations.

DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE - 1 CMCA CREDIT

Presented by Jill Kalter - Resolve Mediation, Inc.

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Ever find yourself dealing with a difficult association member or vendor? This informative, interactive course is specifically designed for Community Association Managers and Board Members - offering insight into developing effective communication and negotiating skills; recognizing and successfully working with different behavior types; and diffusing those “bombs” before they blow up!

UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION CORPORATE INCOME TAXATION – INTRODUCTORY LEVEL - 1 CMCA CREDIT

Presented by Brad Schneider - Condo CPA

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Learn the various filing options as well as when an Illinois corporate tax return is required. How to evaluate tax return filings and be aware of common mistakes made by preparers will also be discussed.

WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICE AGREEMENTS - 1 CMCA CREDIT

Presented by Mark Lestina - Wastemaster, Corp.

12:45pm - 1:45pm

A deeper look into contractual terms – pitfalls to avoid and benefits to the association

EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT RISERS - 2 CMCA CREDITS

Presented by Edward Kaelber - AMS Mechanical

2:15pm - 4:15pm

Many mid-to-high rise properties in the City of Chicago face domestic water riser issues; slow HW delivery, leaks, and/or lines clogging due to deposits. In order to restore proper water flow in the building the risers must be replaced. Consequently, Property Mangers (PM's) are ofen faced with having to play a primary role in a Capital Project of significance with little background or preparation. This course was designed to acquaint the Property Manager with the elements of the domestic wearer system in their building and how they interact. maintenance guidelines for the mechanical elements will also be offered.

BUDGETS, RESERVE STUDIES, & BUSINESS DECISIONS - 1 CMCA CREDIT

Presented by John Bickley III - Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit

2:30pm - 3:30pm

This seminar will discuss the definition of a budget pertaining to an Association, the approval process, and auditing. Additionally, the presentation will examine assessments, special assessments, and collections. Finally, the seminar will also review how a Board should address their reserve budget as it relates to issues of maintenance, property value, and capital improvements.

365 DAYS OF PROPERTY PIZZAZZ! - 2 CMCA CREDIT

Presented by Ed Mrozinski - Acres Group

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Learn to identify key areas of focus to maximize your properties value through proper landscape maintenance & curb appeal. Also discuss how to utilize all types of plants to keep curb appeal fresh, and get the important due dates for seasonal flowers and bulbs.
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