MEETINGS & EVENTS

Apartmentalize 2021 Schedule

 (Subject to change)​

Central Time

Tuesday, August 31

5:15PM
5:45PM
Redefining 9 - 5: The Growing Demand for Flexibility in the Workplace
F1/F2, Booth 2269
Industry Trends

Workplace flexibility is one of the most sought-after employee benefits. Offering flexibility in the rental  housing industry is challenging for employees working on the front lines. Each property has limited staff in place and with the need to be physically present, it’s difficult to meet resident needs and expectations with minimal staff. How do you make the most with less? And how can a company optimally operate with some staff unable to work regular hours?

Speakers

Name: 
Stephanie Anderson
Job Title: 
Senior Director of Content Strategy
Company: 
Grace Hill
5:15PM
5:45PM
Conquer the Silo Effect: Ensuring Collaboration and Communication Stay Sharp
F1/F2, Booth 2255
Executive

As property management industries become more complex, companies create silos, including marketing, training, human resources, revenue management, operations support and more. Each has an important function, but does this specialization hinder collaboration, creativity and success? Nearly 90% of executives blame lack of communication and collaboration for team and project failures. The “Silo Effect”—lack of communication between teams—is real.  Join us to learn how to identify the recipe for collaboration and communication success.

Speakers

Name: 
Steve Matre
Job Title: 
VP - Training, Marketing & Strategic Support
Company: 
Mandel Group
Name: 
Valerie Fertitta
Job Title: 
Managing Director
Company: 
Greystar
6:00PM
6:30PM
The Utility Management Fight: Vital Strategies in Pandemic Times
F1/F2, Booth 2255
Legal/Fair Housing

Utility management is the second-highest expense for most management companies. If you don’t know how to effectively and legally manage utilities, it can cost even more. COVID-19 put a huge strain on everyone, including the rental  housing industry. Let us help you understand what effective utility management looks like and regulation changes you should be aware of to help you avoid costly mistakes.

Speakers

Name: 
Marc Treitler
Job Title: 
Partner
Company: 
General Counsel with Conservice
Name: 
John Barger
Job Title: 
VP of Real Estate Services
Company: 
Fogelman Properties
6:00PM
6:30PM
Stop Communicating and Start Connecting
F1/F2, Booth 2255
Leadership

Did you know that 205.6 billion emails are sent each day? One third of those emails are never opened, yet employees’ top complaint is lack of communication. How can this be? If we communicate so much, how can we fall so short? It’s because we failing to really connect, it’s time for a reboot when it comes to connecting rather than communicating. This lively session provides actual takeaways to move into a connection mode and start making a difference today!

Speakers

Name: 
Kimberly Hurd
Job Title: 
Sr Vice President of Operations
Company: 
Sundance Property Management, LLC
Name: 
Marci French
Job Title: 
VP of Operations
Company: 
HRG Management Services