Events & Classes


Annual State of the Industry Breakfast

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
08:15 AM - 11:30 AM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

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Lifestyles - it’s the new buzzword in community associations. Whether it is a community of young professionals, or an aging community full of retirees, the trend is towards lifestyle communities with amenities like fitness and wellness centers, travel, and other recreational programs and activities. The State of the Industry is changing, and this program will review these new trends, and provide information on the legal, financial and insurance implications.

Session 1 – Lifestyle Trends: Activities and Amenities for Modern Community Association 

Speaker: Jeff Shipman, President, Heartline Technical Services & Heartline Fitness Systems; & Devin Wirt, CEO, TF Living

Experiences, like community events, clubs, fitness classes, and services like pet care and dry cleaning, are changing the landscape for today's home buyer. This session will explore current trends in community activities, fitness / wellness center amenities and touch on important considerations including ADA compliance, traffic flow, safety, budget, and more. Speakers will explore what the future holds in this area, including hi-tech options like virtual and augmented reality, managing your asset, and how to look at programming and adding value for homeowners and residents.

Session Two – The Works: Legal, Financial & Insurance Implications for Activities & Amenities In your Communities.

Panel of Speakers: Gary Krimstock, Esq., Fineman, Krekstein & Harris, Brian Friel, CIC, CRM, CIRMS, Smith Insurance, & Joe Greenfield, CPA, Ruotolo Spewak & Co.  

Adding amenities and activities can provide a whole new experience in community association living for both homeowners / residents and management. This panel discussion will explore the legal, financial and insurance implications and how to establish procedures to make sure your community is managing the risk and the reward.

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019, 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Where: The Union League, Grant Room, 140 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102  
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Dress Code: The Union League's Dress Code requires Business Casual attire, including suit or sport coats for gentlemen. The Union League reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone not adhering to the Dress Code. 

Early Bird Registration* (by January 22):
CAI Members - $45; Non-members $65
Additional fees apply after January 22.

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This course is approved by the Community Association Managers International Certification Board (CAMICB) to fulfill continuing education requirements for the CMCA® certification.  This course will earn managers  (2.5) continuing education credit hours, which also help satisfy the requirements to apply for the PCAM designation. ‚Äč                                                                                              

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