MEETINGS & EVENTS

Apartmentalize 2021 Schedule

 (Subject to change)​

All sessions and activities will take place in McCormick Place West. General Sessions will take place in Wintrust Arena.

Central Time

Tuesday, August 31

12:00PM
12:45PM
Star Search: Navigating the Next Frontier in Building Top Talent
185
Independent Rental Owners

Are you responsible for developing stars in your organization but need more ways to help them shine? Do you constantly search for more efficient ways to educate and develop your talent but feel like you come up empty-handed? There is a fundamental change happening and it’s affecting how we develop and retain our staff. Future star talent is looking for more substance than just a place to work; they want a place to connect and lead. Let us shed some light on maximizing your most important asset—human capital.

Speakers

Name: 
Jessica Eberbach
Job Title: 
Director of Engagement
Company: 
Tricap Residential Group
Name: 
Duy Vu
Job Title: 
Marketing and Sales Training Manager
Company: 
The Associated Management Company
Name: 
Christie Upp
Job Title: 
Director of Training
Company: 
AMP Residential
Name: 
Megan Orser
Job Title: 
CEO & Director of Development
Company: 
Smart Apartment Solutions
1:15PM
2:00PM
Ancillary Income: It’s Not a Game of Hide-and-Seek
187
Independent Rental Owners

Do you want to maximize your bottom line and increase your property value? Has the pandemic put your income growth aspirations in hiding? For many operators, the challenge and opportunity to seek out ancillary income is optimizing that number and making sure you’re not leaving any money on the table. If you are ready to talk numbers and how you can add income even during trying times, this session is for you!

Speakers

Name: 
Dawn Ford
Job Title: 
Business Owner Solutions Strategist, Broker
Company: 
Smart Apartment Solutions and Smart Moves
Name: 
Victoria Cowart
Job Title: 
Director of Education and Outreach
Company: 
Petscreening
Name: 
Rick Ellis
Job Title: 
Broker and Owner
Company: 
ELLIS HomeSource Property Management, AMO
Name: 
Jacklyn Arnest
Job Title: 
Senior Director Marketing
Company: 
DTN Management

Wednesday, September 01

11:30AM
12:00PM
How To Define Your Market To Help Drive Business Success
F1/F2, Booth 2269
Independent Rental Owners

Ever wonder how to pick the right markets or sub-markets and the right property to buy within them? How about how to read your true comp micro market, overall market, and everything in between in order to know what mindset you should have as an owner? In this session, we are going to learn what key performance indicators show signs of a strengthening or softening market and how they interact with each other. We are also going to cover how to use data to define your market to help you drive business success with everything from acquisitions, managing, to selling apartment communities. 

Speakers

Name: 
Robert Durham
Job Title: 
Partner
Company: 
Trimark Advisors, Inc