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 for Condominiums, Cooperatives and Homeowners’ Associations

Sponsored by Katzman Chandler
Course: #9628832
Speakers: Bill Raphan and Sue Raphan
Learn the basics of fiduciary duty, financial reporting and budget preparation, meetings and meeting notices, elections, and much more! Enjoy a fun class while at the same time fulfilling the State’s board member certification requirements.

10:20am–11:20am, Room 2

The Perfect Paving Project — Getting the Most From Your Paving Contractor

Sponsored by Asphalt Restoration Technology Systems, Inc.
Course: #9628562
Speakers: Connie Lorenz
Ever wonder if you are getting what you paid for with your paving contractor? Is the RFP right for your community? Is it bad if the trucks with the new asphalt are sitting on the property for hours before installing it? How long before you are allowed to drive on new pavement? This fun, information-packed seminar will examine the ins-and-outs of how to put together and complete the “perfect paving project.”

11:20am–12:20pm, Room 1

Advanced Board Member Training

Sponsored by Katzman Chandler
Course: #9629074 (2 Elective Credits)
Speakers: Bill Raphan and Sue Raphan
This essential course for advanced board members will touch on a variety of relevant topics, such as amending documents; borrowing from the reserves; voting on contracts; determining what constitutes a quorum; defining a “supermajority”; recalling a board member; and tackling and debunking the myths of Robert’s Rules of Order.

12:20pm-1:20pm, Room 2
40-Year Recertification

Sponsored by M2E Consulting Engineers
Speaker: Rossana Guedez
The 40-Year Recertification Ordinance was initially enacted in Miami-Dade in the mid-1970’s and requires 40-year-old buildings to be recertified by a qualified engineer or architect for structural and electrical safety, and every 10 years thereafter. This presentation reviews the objective and benefits of the 40-year recertification; Miami-Dade and Broward ordinances; what the process is like; and what it entails, such as inspections, potential repairs, length of the process, and so on.

1:20pm–2:20pm, Room 1
How to Create and Manage the Budget for Your Association

Sponsored by Renovations Property Management
Speakers: Oscar Borras
Creating a budget and getting it passed on time can be a difficult task if you don’t have the tools, support or necessary knowledge to do it. Additionally, the budget is extremely important for the well-being of the association’s financials. Renovations Property Management will be leading a complimentary budgeting class to help you understand the process of budgeting, as it is the foundation for a successful year in any association. Among the many topics to be discussed at this informative seminar include planning the budget; revenue; expenses; and reserves.

2:30pm–3:20pm, Room 2

Are You Ready? What You Should Know About Disaster Preparedness

Sponsored by Ged Lawyers, LLP
Course: #9629303
Speaker: Marius Ged & Glen Ged
Community associations must stay prepared for natural disasters and emergencies. In this seminar, experts will discuss what boards and managers should do in advance of an emergency, whether it’s a natural or man-made disaster, fire, flood, or any other threat that can impact a community’s property and/or lives.

3:30pm–4:30pm, Room 1

The Complaint Process/Division’s Jurisdiction

Presented by FDBPR
Course: #9627308
Speakers: Lazaro Gonzalez
This one-hour credited CAM-CEU course will demystify the process of filing a complaint with the Bureau of Compliance and highlight the statutory requirements and components to make it a valid complaint. In addition, the presentation will cover what the Division has jurisdiction to investigate as well as what’s non-jurisdictional. This presentation benefits unit owners and board members, as well as community association managers.


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