The NAA Exposition brings together top professionals and supplier partners eager to network and share ideas on how to stay competitive in today’s growing market. It is another name for an exhibit hall.
Materials for each session will be available on the NAA event app.
We do not have a specific dress code, but here are some tips:
- Business casual attire is acceptable and widely practiced.
- Be sure to bring layers as the meeting rooms can get chilly.
- Wear comfortable shoes. You’ll be racking up that step count!
Laptop or iPad to take notes, or the old-school method – with a notebook and pen.
Business cards are a must. With all the networking opportunities, you can never have enough, so keep them with you at all times.
NAA also offers myNAA Planner, which works in conjunction with the NAA app and enables you to plan ahead and determine which breakout sessions will provide the best return on investment. Create your own schedule based on the sessions that you’re most interested in and the companies you want to visit in the NAA Exposition. myNAA Planner will be available in May 2024.
If you’re not already on Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter or Instagram, get on and follow the conference hashtag at #Apartmentalize. This will give you an insider’s view of what is trending before, during and even after the conference.
Plan your conference schedule before you arrive in Philadelphia. This will give you more time to interact and engage with other attendees.
Do you have a colleague attending the meeting? Ask them to guide you through and introduce you to fellow attendees.
Attend as many social events and receptions as you can. You’ll be rewarded with free food and cocktails!
Show up for sessions early. You’ll score a great seat and have time to mingle with the other attendees around you.
Attend the Welcome Reception on Wednesday. This is a great, relaxing way to meet other attendees.
Be flexible with your conference schedule. The “law of motion and responsibility”—formerly known as the “law of two feet”—should apply: If a session is not working for you, leave (even if you are seated up front). Go to another session or meet up with others outside the session rooms who want to engage in other conversations and networking opportunities.
Keep an open mind and enjoy yourself! This is going to be a great experience, and you are going to meet some wonderful people.
NAA will follow the guidelines set forth by the City of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Eight (8) Continuing Education Credits (CECs) will automatically be applied to NAA accounts post-conference for individual attendee registrations. It may take up to 90 days for your credentials to appear in your NAA account.”
*If you were registered for Apartmentalize under a group registration, you will need to upload a copy of your registration confirmation or a photo of your Apartmentalize badge online to receive the 8 Continuing Education Credits (CECs) required for credential renewal. You may also complete the CEC Reporting Form and email to [email protected].