SEMINARS
Condo, HOA and Property Management Expo & Seminars
Tampa Convention Center - Friday, April 27, 2018

We are adding to our list of presenters regularly.  Please check back often for updates on the latest industry leaders who will be contributing their expertise.





CONDO & HOA BOARD CERTIFICATION - 2 CEU'S (BC)
8:30am - 11:00am
PRESENTED BY: Eric Glazer - Glazer & Sachs, 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.


COLLECTIONS: FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT – 2 CEU's (IFM/ELE)
9:00am - 11:00am
PRESENTED BY: Nicki Fernandez Asmer, Esq. – FL Legal Group
Learn how your condominium or HOA can collect maintenance from delinquent homeowners and the rights associations have under Florida Law. Topics also include the strategies and techniques to minimize losses and maximize assessment collection.


BOARD BUSINESS JUDGMENT RULE: APPLICATION AND LIMITATIONS - 2 CEU'S (HR/ELE)
9:00am - 11:00am
PRESENTED BY: Jon Lemole, Esq. - Tannenbaum Scro
Courts will not question a board’s business judgment under most circumstances, but there are limitations. Find out what the limits are to the "business judgment rule" and what decisions of a board are going to be subject to being sanctioned no matter how well intentioned.


RECORDS & MEETINGS - 1 CEU (OPP/ELE)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
PRESENTED BY: Terry Diggs - Florida DBPR
Explore the differences between board of directors’ meetings, annual election meetings, budget meetings, special assessment meetings, proper voting procedures and statutory requirements of each under Florida law. In addition, learn what records unit owners are entitled to see, how they request them, and which are prohibited. Examine proper recordkeeping and access requirements for condominium associations.


THE PROJECT FROM HELL: A GUIDE TO THE STRAIGHT & NARROW PATH FOR THE PROPERTY MANAGER - 1 CEU (OPP/ELE)
12:00pm - 1:00pm
PRESENTED BY: Matthew Mullins - Delta Engineering & Inspection, Inc.
How does a project go to Hell? Very easily. When you think about one of your past projects that went horribly wrong, you are probably calling to mind elements that went awry during the construction phase. However, most “Projects from Hell” start going off the rails much earlier and only manifest during the construction phase. Learn how to prevent your project from turning into a “Project from Hell,” or how to redeem one that’s already heading there, in this informative and entertaining presentation.


PETS, POOP & PARKING - 1 CEU (OPP/ELE)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
PRESENTED BY: John W, Stevens III - Stevens & Goldwyn, P.A.
Learn how to address the most frequent annoyances in your community. Topics include Association approvals vs. right of first refusal, service animals vs. emotional support pets, parking regulations, towing, records requests, restraining orders, and dealing with difficult members of your Association.


WATERPROOFING & PAINTING ESSENTIALS - 1 CEU (OPP)
1:15pm - 2:15pm
PRESENTED BY: M2E Consulting Engineers
Learn about the importance and essentials of waterproofing and painting your building. This course will examine the best ways to preserve and prolong the life expectancy of your building while protecting its use and contents. (Course #9626424)


REDUCING THE STRESS CAUSED BY PESTS - 1 CEU (OPP/ELE)
1:15pm - 2:15pm
PRESENTED BY: NaturZone Pest Control
Learn how to reduce stress caused by pests with this informative course by NaturZone Pest Control.


2018 LEGAL UPDATE - 2 CEU'S
2:30pm - 4:30pm
PRESENTED BY: Frank Ruggieri - Ruggieri Law Firm
Learn what laws have changed during the 2017 Florida Legislative Session which impact you and your community association. This lecture will discuss recent changes to the Florida Condominium, Homeowner, and Cooperative Association Acts. As well as discuss relevant changes to not-for-profit corporations, tenant foreclosure protections, flood insurance, mobile homes, timeshares and the unlicensed practice of law.


NATURE ON THE RAMPAGE: DISASTER PREPARATION - 1 CEU (HR, OPP, IFM or ELE)
2:30pm - 3:30pm
PRESENTED BY: Ellen Hirsch de Haan - Wetherington Hamilton
Whether we are talking about hurricanes, floods, fires, sinkholes, or tornadoes, we should be prepared. Learn how to prepare for any disaster with Ellen Hirsch de Haan with Wetherington Hamilton.


HEALTHY, WEALTHY AND WISE: RESERVING FOR THE FUTURE - 1 CEU (IFM)
2:30pm - 3:30pm
PRESENTED BY: Matt Kuisle - Reserve Advisors
Gain an in-depth knowledge of requirements and procedures for establishing reserves for community associations, with special emphasis on the statutes 718.112 and 720.303 and FL Administrative Code (61B-22.005). Understand the ins-and-outs of reserves, reserve studies, component method funding, cash flow or “pooled” funding and items often overlooked in reserve schedules.