Doors Open for Attendee Check-in/Registration
10:00am - 4:30pm: Exhibit Hall Open/Food Court
Hundreds of exhibitors will be featured offering all types of condominium, co-op 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.
10:30am - 4:00pm: Educational Seminars
Industry professionals will present in-depth seminars designed to give attendees a wealth of insider information.
10:00am - 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 and property managers.
Apartment Management Seminars
Roaches, Bedbugs & Mice - Oh My!
11:30am - 12:15pm, Room 2
What are the legal and financial responsibilities of the building owner/landlord to provide
a habitable, pest-free building? Learn your obligations, and what options are available
to help you meet them. This seminar will also discuss issues like tenant notification,
working with housing and health authorities, and how to enlist residents’ help in keeping
their building clean, healthy, and pest-free.
Collections & Evictions: What You Need to Know
1:30pm - 2:15pm, Room 2
This seminar will examine landlord/tenant relations, collections, evictions, the rights of
the landlord and the tenant, when to start the collections process, and much more. It will
look at the actual eviction process with a sheriff/marshall, security deposits, property
damage and lease violations. Experts will also provide advice for obtaining payment after
a tenant vacates the premises.
Maintenance Matters - Who’s Responsible?
2:30pm - 3:15pm, Room 2
When it comes to building and unit maintenance, how does the landlord's responsibility
differ from that of the tenant? This seminar will discuss maintenance-related issues
such as right-of-access for requested/necessary repairs, accidental/deliberate destruction
of building property by tenants, security/cleaning deposit policy, sanitation/recycling
practices & rules, and more.
Depositions and Trial - What Board Members and Management Must Know to Win
Stark & Stark
Chris Florio, Esq., Stark & Stark
Donald Brenner, Esq., Stark & Stark
10:30am - 11:30am, Room 1
This seminar teaches property managers and board members what to expect when an association institutes litigation. Included is a discussion of how documents need to be maintained, critical issues relating to e-mail, required notice before repairs are made, communications with hostile and other unit owners, what to expect in your deposition, dealing with obnoxious opposing counsel, and what to expect if you testify at trial.
Are You Ready? Everything You Need to Know About Emergency Preparedness
Ramon Cuevas, Association Advisors
Hubert C. Cutolo, Esq., Cutolo Mandel, LLC
Tim Rice, Velocity Services Group
12:00pm - 1:00pm, Room 1
Superstorm Sandy bitterly reminded many New Jerseyans how unprepared they were for a natural disaster or emergency. In this seminar experts will discuss what we should all be doing to prepare ourselves for an emergency, whether a natural or man-made disaster; fire; flood; crime; or any other threat that may be posed to our properties and/or lives.
Superstorm Sandy: Protecting Your Community by Pursuing Your Claim
Katzman Garfinkel & Berger
Alan Garfinkel, Esq., Katzman Garfinkel & Berger
1:30pm - 2:30pm, Room 1
In this seminar, legal experts will discuss how to protect your association by avoiding common pitfalls in pursuing damage claims. Learn to navigate
the complicated claims process in order to maximize recovery in the least
amount of time. A question and answer portion will follow the presentation.
Bringing Your Bylaws Into the 21st Century
The New Jersey Cooperator
3:00pm - 4:00pm, Room 1
Many condo bylaws were written decades ago and need updating to reflect changing times and current issues. This seminar will help boards make those changes and keep their communities running smoothly in the 21st century.