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DENVER/ June 21, 2014 – The tradeshow at the 2014 NAA Education Conference & Exposition June 18-21 in Denver featured a record-breaking 417 exhibiting companies occupying more than 95,500 net square feet in booths.
Covering four football fields, exhibitors represented a wide variety of products and services designed for marketing, technology, operations, management and maintenance professionals in the apartment industry.
The two-day Exposition offered more than 8,000 conference attendees from 46 states and the District of Columbia, and four international countries, the opportunity to network and connect with supplier partners, discovering new and innovative ideas and services that will help their businesses reach new heights.
New this year, NAA also offered free education on the show floor in three themed Learning Zones: Green/Sustainable, Mobile Marketing and Technology. Attendees enhanced their conference experience by joining NAA exhibitors for this interactive, “lean in” learning in an intimate setting.
Another well-received event was the eighth annual Maintenance Mania® National Championship, offered by NAA and presenting sponsor HD Supply Facilities Maintenance. Over 1,000 spectators gathered on the tradeshow floor on Friday to cheer on 20 of the country’s fastest maintenance technicians as they competed in eight skill-based events sponsored by Bradford White, CFG, Fluidmaster, Frigidaire, Kidde, Kwikset, Motorola, Niagara Conservation, Peachtree and Seasons. The competition crowned the Apartment Association of Metro Denver's Lannon Quintana, Holland Partner Group, the 2014 champion.
Three lucky trade show attendees also took home a total of $20,000 in cash prizes, among other giveaways.
The event’s Diamond Sponsors were Appliance Warehouse, AT&T Connected Communities, AZUMA Leasing, Coinmach, HD Supply, The Home Depot, Lowe’s, RealPage, Time Warner Cable, and Yardi. The Platinum Sponsors were Apartment Finder, Behr PRO, CORT, Criterion Brock, For Rent Media Solutions, Property Solutions and Restoration Affiliates. The Gold Sponsors were Apartment Guide, Apartments.com, Mac-Gray, Rent.com, ResidentCheck, Wilmar and Cox.
The 2015 NAA Education Conference & Exposition is June 24-27 in Las Vegas.
The National Apartment Association (NAA), currently celebrating its 75th anniversary, is America’s leading advocate for quality rental housing. NAA’s mission is to serve the interests of multifamily housing owners, managers, developers and suppliers and maintain a high level of professionalism in the multifamily housing industry to better serve the rental housing needs of the public. As a federation of more than 170 state and local affiliates, NAA is comprised of over 63,000 members representing more than 7 million apartment homes throughout the United States and Canada. For more information go to www.naahq.org.