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
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
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Learn about landlord/tenant relations, collections, evictions, the rights of the landlord and the tenant, when to start the collections process, and much more. Panelists will discuss the actual eviction process, security deposits, property damage and lease violations. Experts will also provide advice for collecting monies owed.
Maintenance Matters – Who’s Responsible?
2:30pm - 3:15pm
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, sanitation/recycling practices & rules, and much more.
Secrets to a Successful, Efficient & Productive Board
Presented by: The New Jersey Cooperator
10:30am – 11:30am
A successful, efficient and productive board makes every association member’s or resident’s life stress–free and provides the benefit of keeping the association running smoothly. What are the secrets to achieve this? Industry insiders will reveal how this can be accomplished and put into practice.
At a Premium: Rising Insurance Costs
Presented by: Association Advisors
Lawrence N. Sauer, Association Advisors
Hubert Cutolo, Esq., Cutolo Mandel, LLC
Caesar V. Mistretta, HUB International Northeast
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Association costs are rising across the board. Experts in this seminar will investigate what an association can do to reduce their insurance costs and liabilities. Questions to be answered include: What is a board legally obligated to insure? How can you be sure you have adequate coverage? What you can do to limit your exposure to claims and frivolous lawsuits? and What types of coverages should unit owners personally carry? A question and answer session will follow.
Construction Litigation: What to Expect, How to Recover Your Damages and Fix Your Buildings Without Going Broke
Presented by: Stark & Stark
Donald B. Brenner, Esq.
1:30pm – 2:30pm
Attend this seminar to discover how to evaluate whether an association can recover enough from a transition or construction defect litigation case to justify costs; how insurance may fund recovery of the association’s damages; learn about the claims investigation process; and how to finance professional and attorney’s fees without going broke.
Breaking Bad—The Insider’s Guide to Bylaws & Rules
Presented by: The New Jersey Cooperator
3:00pm – 4:00pm
Bylaws and rules are the keys to maintaining a harmonious community, provided that they are reasonable and properly enforced. Experts will discuss the keys to drafting, enacting and enforcing bylaws and house rules. Topics to be explored include when to change bylaws/rules; the proper and legal method of changing them; the role of your association’s attorney; how your governing documents affect bylaws/rules, and much more.