Condo & HOA Expo
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Miami Beach Convention Center - Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 10:30 am to 4:00 pm (Seminars begin at 9:00am)


LEARN FROM THE INDUSTRY LEADERS


Get the tools and information you need to manage your condo or HOA more efficiently. 

 

Regional and national experts will offer insights into the latest industry trends and best practices in legal oversight, financing, maintenance, renovations, energy efficiency, administration, communication and more. 

 

Bring your questions to these lively, informative sessions and come away with a clear blueprint for improved management for the future.



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SEMINARS
Condo, HOA's and Property Management Expo & Seminars

 We are adding to our list of presenters regularly.  Please check back often for updates.  

Note: Because of time constraints, many courses may take place simultaneously.  Please scroll down the page to see all available course options so that you may plan your day accordingly.






MAINTENANCE, RULES AND FINES ENFORCEMENT - 2 CEU's (ELE)
9:00am - 11:00am
PRESENTED BY: Andrew Cuevas - Cuevas & Associates, P.A.
Learn how to enforce the rules and restrictions in your property. This comprehensive course will cover topics such as maintenance arrears, interest and late charges, and procedures for collection of maintenance arrears. Also discussed will be estoppel letters, demand letters, and foreclosure action. (Course #9626730)


CONDO & HOA BOARD CERTIFICATION - 3 CEU's (BC/OPP)
9:00am - 12:00pm
PRESENTED BY: Eric M. Glazer, Esq. - Glazer & Associates, P.A.
Fulfill your legally mandated education requirements while learning valuable and integral information in this comprehensive board member certification course. Topics discussed will include condominium management and operations, proper procedures for board member election, budgeting and fiscal responsibilities, as well as an overview of current condominium laws to assist in the understanding of board members' legal duties. This course has been approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.


2015 LEGAL UPDATE - 2 CEU's (LU1)
9:15am - 11:15am
PRESENTED BY: Roberto Blanch - SRHL Law
Get updated on legislative changes on the way for 2015. This course will discuss the pros and cons of changes made by legislature, how they affect your community, and how they impact collections from tenants in delinquent units, suspension of use rights, fire-sprinkler retrofit extensions, and foreclosure practices. Gain a bird’s-eye- view of legislation workings its way through the Capital.


CONDOMINIUM ELECTIONS - 1 CEU (OPP/ELE)
9:45am - 10:45am
PRESENTED BY: Patrick Flynn - Florida DBPR
Learn the provisions of Florida Statutes 718.112(2) and 61B-23.0021, Florida Administrative Code, and the election process. Gain a clear understanding of the requirements of balloting, first and second notices, and runoff elections. (Course #9626502)


DEMYSTIFYING ELEVATOR INSPECTIONS & THE MIAMI BEACH JURISDICTION CHANGES
10:00am - 11:00am
PRESENTED BY: Frederick “Charlie” Slater - ATIS Elevator Inspection
Elevator inspection requirements for the renewal of Elevator Certificates of Operation have changed in Miami Beach and are evolving overall in Florida. Learn about the new requirements and how to avoid costly fines or shut-down orders from the City of Miami Beach for non-compliance.


COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION COLLECTIONS...EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT COLLECTIONS - 1 CEU (IFM)
12:15pm - 1:15pm
PRESENTED BY: Mitchell Drimmer - SNAP Collections by AFS
Community associations live on the maintenance fees that are supposed to be collected from ALL members. But what if some members are not paying or are even paying late? This behavior affects everybody in the association and YOUR quality of life. Boards of directors, management companies, and the members of the association can do something about this. This seminar shows you how it’s not about getting mad, but about recovering your association’s money with proactive and positive steps. Learn best practices for Collections and the most tried and true ways to get traction on your collections. Course #9626044


CLEANUP AND RESTORATION OF FIRE AND SMOKE DAMAGE - 1 CEU (OPP)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
PRESENTED BY: Ernesto Jiron - Servpro
Gain a better understanding of the tools used by restoration professionals to clean and restore smoke damaged structures and contents. Explore the many reasons why restoration can be a less costly option than replacing damaged contents. Course #9626190


TIPS & PERILS OF TERMINATING EMPLOYEES - 1 CEU (HR)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
PRESENTED BY: Jamie Dokovna - Becker & Poliakoff
This course provides an overview of how to make the decision to terminate an employee and the importance of documentation. Learn about the employee grievance process and dispute resolution alternatives to litigation. (Course #9626358)


CREATING CUSTOMER EXCELLENCE - 1 CEU (HR)
12:45pm - 1:45pm
PRESENTED BY: Michael Zawaki - Presentation Dynamics
Discover how to provide exceptional customer service, how to project a customer friendly image, and how to handle demanding customers and the pitfalls that many management teams experience when trying to deliver customer service.


HEARTSTART ONSITE DEFIBRILLATOR: HEART ATTACK AWARENESS & RESPONSE
12:45pm - 1:45pm
PRESENTED BY: Jeff Petak - One Beat CPR, & Local Firefighter
Learn what to look for in recognizing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest. This course includes a crash course on responding to cardiac emergency, performing chest compressions and rescue breaths, and operating the PHILIPS HeartStart Onsite Automated External Defibrillator (AED).


40 YEAR RECERTIFICATION OF BUILDINGS - 1 CEU (OPP/ELE)
3pm - 4pm
PRESENTED BY: Georg Ketelhohn - SRHL Law
Review the history and basics of the 40 Year & Older Building Safety Program, now in effect in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Explore the importance and benefits of the program, and learn how to prepare for and schedule your recertification. (Course #9626901)


"Vida en el Mundo de Condominios" (Spanish Board Certification) - 2 CEU's (BC)
3:00pm - 5:00pm
PRESENTED BY: Dania S. Fernandez, Esq. - Dania S. Fernandez & Associates, P.A.
"Vida en el Mundo de Condominios" is a spanish DBPR approved Board Certification course. The course incorporates Association laws, Board duties and responsibilities, handling a board meeting, insurance requirements, collection tactics, budget, elections and assessments. Throughout the course, all guests will be encouraged to participate in question and answer dialogue.


CONTRACT BASICS FOR COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS - 2 CEU's (OPP)
3:00pm - 5:00pm
PRESENTED BY: Richard D. DeBoest, II, Esq. & Steven R. Braten, Esq. - Goede, Adamczyk & DeBoest, PLLC
Gain a basic understanding of contracts as they apply to Associations. Topics include contract definitions and terms, contracts for operation, maintenance or management, and construction lien law.


DO'S & DON'TS OF ASSOCIATION BUDGETING - 1 CEU (IFM)
3:15pm - 4:15pm
PRESENTED BY: Assad Mirza - Mirza Basulto & Robbins, LLP
Learn the basics of budget preparation, including the purpose of the budget, the adoption process, budget components, and noticing requirements. This course also covers the different reserve types and how to calculate or waive funding to them properly in your association. (Course #9626589)


MOLD IN MY BUILDING: WHAT DO I DO? - 1 CEU (OPP)
3:15pm - 4:15pm
PRESENTED BY: Michael Zawaki - Presentation Dynamics on behalf of National Disaster Solutions
By understanding the risks and the process of documentation and clean-up, property managers can take action to provide the necessary solution to mold and related issues while protecting the interests of owners, tenants, the association, and the management company. This course provides all of the answers you need to identify and deal with mold in your condominium association. (Course # 9626283)