MEETINGS & EVENTS

Education

Education Offerings:

NAA offers a variety of educational formats to ensure there’s something for everyone. Below are descriptions of what will be offered. More details will be added as the program is designed for 2021.

Education Sessions: Choose from over eighty-five 45-minute sessions throughout the conference spanning a multitude of topics to include Operations, Marketing, Maintenance, Leasing, Leadership, Executive and more. These sessions feature industry and non-industry experts and provide useful information that attendees can apply to daily work life. Program to be announced in January 2021.

Game Changer Sessions: These speakers are from outside the industry and speak on a variety of topics to inspire you with their experience, knowledge and revolutionary spirit. New for 2021, these will be stand-alone session that feature two Game Changer Speakers in a TED-Talk style format.

General Sessions: Nationally recognizable speakers from outside the industry motivate you with their inspiration and personal stories of success and real-life experiences. Speakers to be announced.

Open Space Series: This peer-to-peer learning experience is an opportunity to engage in creative conversations with fellow attendees who are passionate about the same issues and topics as you. Expert facilitators support small group discussions that explore a dedicated topic for each group.

Express Education: These sessions take place in a dedicated space in the NAA Exposition and are quick 30-minute interactive sessions that include live demonstrations, hands-on instruction, Q&A, buzz sessions and story-telling.

Health and Wellness Stage​: We’ll offer 15-minute sessions to help you recharge your bio-battery.  These interactive sessions will be lead by executive wellness coaches teaching attendees how to incorporate healthy habits that build energy for both the body and mind.

Supplier Success:

Wednesday, June 16, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

The Supplier Success course offers an overview of the apartment industry and teaches methods that suppliers can use to maximize partnerships with apartment owners, apartment management companies and apartment association members.  Join us to kick-start both your business success and your industry involvement!

As a result of completing the course, you will:

  • Understand how economic conditions impact the apartment industry and affect your sales
  •  Learn how property management companies measure success
  • Better utilize apartment association resources to build business AND contribute to the industry
  • Identify financial decision makers and how best to build rapport
  • Understand the business cycle, required resources and daily operations of an apartment community
  • Learn how to position your products/services to meet the goals of an apartment community
     

This program is a component of the Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS) credential.

Registration is limited to 50 attendees. Includes lunch.

Supplier Success Fees start at $129.