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NAA offers a variety of educational formats to ensure there’s something for everyone. Attend Friday's General Session and you could be in the drawing to win a $5,000 cash prize! You must be present to win!

Thursday, June 27

3:30PM
4:00PM
Today's Top Trends in Apartment Operations
Operations
Using a unique concept in information-sharing and audience participation, discover 25 of the timeliest, most talked-about and hotly debated operational issues in apartment management. Learn best practices in areas such as marketing, technology, HR, energy efficiency, maintenance, hiring, onsite management and more.
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Bring industry professionals up to date on the most pressing issues and solutions.
  • Identify new approaches to common and chronic problems at the operational level.
  • Understand where to find information on an issue or about a peer or supplier who could provide valuable input.

Speakers

Name: 
Stephanie Anderson, CAM, CAPS
Job Title: 
Manager, Industry Operations
Company: 
NAA
Name: 
Amy Groff
Job Title: 
SVP, Industry Operations
Company: 
NAA
Name: 
Paul Bergeron
Job Title: 
Editor in Chief: units Magazine
Company: 
NAA (Moderator)

Friday, June 28

10:30AM
11:00AM
Developing a Culture of Maintenance
Operations
Does your current company tend to focus on your management and leasing staff while excluding maintenance from discussions? If you secretly answered “Yes,” you’re not alone. Maintenance and the teams that support your assets should not be an afterthought, but how do you make the changes necessary to effectively change the culture? Learn how other companies are creating positive change and how it can transform your company culture.
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Understand the key factors that impact property management culture as it relates to maintenance.
  • Identify specific operational areas where maintenance inclusion affects the bottom line.
  • Review the key elements to shift to a more maintenance centered environment.

Speakers

Name: 
Gavin Greene
Job Title: 
Regional Property Manager & Implementation Specialist
Company: 
Flaherty & Collins Properties
Name: 
Kimberly Hurd, CAPS, CAM, NALP
Job Title: 
SVP, Operations
Company: 
Sundance Property Management, LLC
12:00PM
12:30PM
The Hidden Truth About Flood Zones
Operations
“Flood” has become a four-letter word in the world of real estate investing. Rising costs, legislative uncertainty and unpredictable risks make managing and purchasing properties in high-risk flood zones a potential disaster. Learn from an engineering perspective, as well as and an owner/operator, for how to understand potential flood risk and increase your profits inside of flood zones.
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Explain how to determine the true risk and extent of flooding on your property.
  • Demonstrate new techniques to gain a competitive advantage when underwriting/bidding on a new acquisition in a flood zone.
  • Implement specific strategies to increase your NOI and property value within your current portfolio.

Speakers

Name: 
Brad Hubbard
Job Title: 
CEO
Company: 
National Flood Experts
Name: 
Joshua Minix
Job Title: 
Managing Director
Company: 
InvestRes
12:45PM
1:15PM
Enhance Your Three-Bid Process: How Strategic Purchasing Optimizes NOI
Operations
Balancing profitability and operational costs with resident satisfaction is not an easy task. Strategic purchasing frees up more time for operators to improve resident life. Learn best practices for strategic supply-chain management and identify how standardization is saving them time and money, reducing workload, and shaping a better residential experience.
 
Learning Objectives:
  • Learn how to add to the three-bid supplier process and reduce costs by combining local, aggregated and strategic purchasing practices.
  • Identify operational best practices for standardizing procurement, including reducing workload and delivering a better net operating income.
  • Examine existing scope of services, compare processes among peer groups, and emerge as a market leader and company frontrunner.

Speakers

Name: 
Andrew Haynes
Job Title: 
Strategic Growth Director
Company: 
Avendra
Name: 
Wais Khairzada
Job Title: 
Corporate Director, Resident Services
Company: 
Bozzuto
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