Events 2017

Doors Open for Attendee Check-in/Registration

10:00am - 3:30pm: Exhibit Hall Open
More than 150+ exhibitors will be featured offering all types of condominium services from asbestos abatement to window replacement.

10:00am - 3:30pm: 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 - 3:15pm: 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.


Seminars 2018

8:00am-10:00am, Room 2

Florida Board Certification Course

Sponsored by: FL Legal Group
Course: #9627617
Speakers: Nicki F. Asmer
Newly-elected board members are required to take a board certification course within the last 90 days of their election. Join Nicki F. Asmer of FL Legal Group and obtain your certification.

10:15am-11:15pm, Room 1
Insurance Update for Condominiums —
Post-Hurricane Season

Sponsored by: USI Insurance Services
Speaker: Adam K. Lopatin
As evidenced by recent hurricanes, freakish weather events not only upend the lives of affected communities but can cause major financial losses for those without proper and adequate insurance. This timely seminar will offer advice to community associations and condo owners on what to look for in selecting an insurance policy in the event of hurricanes and other catastrophic events; how to determine whether you are sufficiently covered; and when it’s the right time to revisit and update your existing coverage.

11:15am-12:15pm, Room 2
40-Year Recertification

Sponsored by: M2E Consulting Engineers
Speaker: Joel Figueroa
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.

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

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, informa-tion-packed seminar will examine the ins-and-outs of how to put together and complete the “perfect paving project.”

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

Are You Ready? What You Should Know About Disaster Preparedness

Sponsored by: Ged Lawyers, LLP
Course: #9629303
Speaker: Marius Ged and 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.

2:15pm-3:15pm, Room 1

2018 Legislative Update

Sponsored by: FL Legal Group
Course: #9629179
Speakers: Nicki F. Asmer
If you are a board member, keeping track of new legislation and precedent-setting legal decisions impacting your condo or HOA is mandatory. This seminar will answer questions, clarify technical language, and get you up to speed on recent legislation that board members must be aware of and prepared to act upon.


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2019 Sponsors

The Western Florida Cooperator 205 Lexington Ave., 12Fl., New York, NY 10016 Phone: 786-404-1701