2018 Events

Doors Open for Attendee Check-in/Registration

10:00am - 4:00pm: Exhibit Hall Open
More than 300 exhibitors will be featured offering all types of condominium services from asbestos abatement to window replacement.

10:00am - 4:00pm: Food Court
If you get hungry, don’t fret. Our conveniently located in-house food court offers a wide array of tasty snacks and light meals to keep you energized as you take in the Expo.

8:00am - 5:00pm: Educational Seminars
Industry professionals will present in-depth seminars designed to give attendees a wealth of insider information and an opportunity to receive CEU credits and board certification.

11:00am - 3:00pm: Free Advice Booths
Experienced professionals in fields ranging from law to finance to association maintenance will be on-hand throughout the show with advice and answers for both board members and property managers.

Apartment Management Seminars

Room 2, 10:30am-11:15am, Room 2
Wild Kingdom - Eco-Friendly Pest Control

Presented by: The South Florida Cooperator
Pest control has come a long way since the days of powders and poisons that were as dangerous to people and pets as they were to nuisance pests. Pest control pros will discuss newer, greener, safer products for the prevention and eradication of bugs and rodents in your building, as well as tips for how to get residents involved in anti-pest control efforts.

Room 2, 2:45pm-3:30pm, Room 2
All Eyes on You - Safety, Surveillance and the Law

Presented by: The South Florida Cooperator
This seminar will delve into the issues surrounding security monitoring in multifamily buildings, tenant privacy vs. landlord rights, safety and liability. Learn where cameras can--and cannot--be placed, the liability issues surrounding surveillance equipment and policies, and how captured video should be monitored, stored, and secured.


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2018 Seminars

8:00am–10:00am, Room 1

Board Certification Course

Sponsored by Katzman Chandler
Course #9626870 Provider Code: 0004574
Speakers: Bill and Sue Raphan
Learn the basics of Fiduciary Duty, Financial Reporting and Budget Preparation, Meetings and Meeting Notices, Elections, Fraud Prevention, and much more! Enjoy an informative, interactive and most importantly enjoyable class while at the same time fulfilling the State’s Board Member certification requirements.

10:15am–11:15am, Room 2
Creating Community Value Through Pavement Preservation

Sponsored by Whitaker Contracting Corporation
Speakers: Amy Blaida and Bob Gordon
Long roads and short budgets are the fundamental problem with pavement ownership as the cost of asphalt increases. Come learn about how the oxidation process damages your paved surfaces, the financial aspects of pavement preservation, and how High-Density Mineral Bond/HA5 technology can help extend the life of your pavement, improve aesthetics, and increase property values without having to raise taxes or homeowner assessments.

11:15am–12:15pm, Room 1
Construction Defects: Handling Issues Throughout the Life of Your Association

Sponsored by Katzman Chandler
Speakers: Leigh C. Katzman, Esq. of Katzman Chandler and Phillip E. Joseph, Esq. of Ball Janik
Construction defects in buildings, fixtures, or other improvements are often the result of deficiencies in materials, design, planning, supervision, or construction/installation -- and ignoring them can cost you dearly. If your community just turned over from developer control, is contemplating a roof replacement, concrete restoration, or 40-year recertification project, this class is for you.

12:15pm-1:15pm, Room 2

Waterproofing and Painting Essentials

Sponsored by M2E Consulting Engineers
Course #9626424 Provider Code: 0005454
Speaker: Esther Calle
Proper waterproofing and painting are essential to keeping your building dry and free of mold and mildew. Learn about the importance of these vital processes, and how you, your staff, and your painting and waterproofing contractors can preserve and prolong the life expectancy of your building, while also protecting its contents.

1:15pm–2:15pm, Room 1
Legal & Legislative Update: 2017 and Beyond

Sponsored by Renovations Property Management
Speakers: Oscar Borras of Renovation Property Management and Dania S. Fernandez of Dania S. Fernandez & Associates
Keeping track of new legislation and precedent-setting legal decisions that could impact your condo or HOA is a big job -- and neglecting this part of your fiduciary duty can cost your community dearly. This seminar will answer questions, clarify technical language, and get you up to speed on new and proposed legal and legislative items you and your board-management team should be aware of.

2:15pm–3:15pm, Room 2
Smoke-Free Multiunit Housing

Sponsored by Florida Department of Health in Broward County
Speaker: Ron Davis, Statewide Policy Lead Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida
Cigarette smoke in multifamily buildings harms more than just the smoker themselves; smoke can travel between units, floors, and walls, negatively impacting not just the health of residents, but also their property values. Going smoke-free can be a challenge, but the rewards far outweigh the costs. This seminar will offer important information on the risks of smoking in mutifamily buildings, as well as tips on how your building or HOA can implement no-smoking policies to preserve the health and value of your community.

3:15pm–4:15pm, Room 1

Fiber Optics 101

Sponsored by OpticalTel
Course #9627982 Provider Code: 0006299
Speakers: Bob Allecca and Dee Henann
Discover the advantages and cost saving benefits of using fiber optics for telecommunications in your property. Our presentation explains the usage and implementation of a Fiber To the Home installation including the benefits of fiber optics to a residential community. Explore in depth how fiber optics work, how they compares to coaxial cable, and how they will future proof your community, as well as increase property value.

4:00pm–5:00pm, Room 2

Condominium Elections

Presented by FDBPR
Course #9626502 Provider #0005468
Speaker: Lazaro Gonzalez
This CAM-CEU accredited seminar will explain the responsibilities of the board of directors of an association, their fiduciary duties, and their power to manage effectively. This seminar will also detail what the board as well as unit owners are responsible for in a condominium.


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