Spectrum 2018 - Property Management: Boldly Go (Attendees)

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Thursday, September 20, 2018
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (PDT)
Oregon Convention Center
777 NE MLK Jr. Boulevard Exhibit Hall C
Portland, OR 97232
United States
197 Seats Remaining

Event Details

Come Join Multifamily NW and Boldly Go ... into a full day of Education! 

We are welcoming Lt. Col. (Ret.) Rob “Waldo” Waldman as our 2018 Keynote Speaker

"Never Fly Solo"

Motivational keynote speaker Waldo Waldman – The Wingman – is the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Never Fly Solo. He teaches tactics on how to build trusting, revenue producing relationships with employees, partners, and customers while sharing his experiences as a decorated fighter pilot and sales expert. A graduate of the Air Force Academy, he holds an MBA with a focus on Organizational Behavior and is a former top producing sales manager. He successfully led national sales efforts for several cutting edge technology and consulting firms before becoming a motivational speaker and leadership expert.

Each attendee will receive a free downloadable copy of his New York Times bestseller Never Fly Solo.

We will be offering 3 breakout sessions with 27 classes. Giving all attendees a chance to get 4.0 Continuing Education Credits

  • Registration: 7:30am 
  • Keynote: 8:30am
  • Exhibit Floor Opens: 9:30am
  • Breakout Session #1: 10:00am
  • Breakout Session #2: 11:00am
  • Lunch: 12:00pm
  • Breakout Session #3: 1:30pm
  • Raffle Prizes: 2:45pm

Register online or download group registration form.

Oregon Convention Center Parking Alert

The Oregon Convention Center has another event the same day as Spectrum with expected attendance of several thousand with their first session beginning at 9:30 a.m.

If possible use alternative transportation such as MAX, the bus or the streetcar all of which have stops at the Oregon Convention Center. Attendees who arrive after 9:30 a.m. may not be able to park the convention center's parking lot.

Click HERE for a map of alternative parking near the Orgon Convention Center.


September 20
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Keynote: Never Fly Solo Flying solo in business? You might think so. But, you have support staff, co-workers and managers. Suppliers, vendors, and distributors. Colleagues, family and significant others. In today’s super-charged, highly competitive world of rapid and constant change, those who build trust and work as a team will dodge the missiles of business and win By committing yourself to excellence and placing trust in others, you can overcome obstacles, adapt to change, and break performance barriers.
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Oregon Landlord/Tenant Law Law Offices of Greenspoon Marder LLP
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Earthquakes/Emergency Preparedness Matt Korshoj, Kennedy Restoration
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Closing in the Current Market Brandy Guthery
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Fair Housing Basics Carolina Abdalah, Home Forward
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Professional Growth, Jeremy Pool, PG Long Why do some individuals advance in their careers while others remain stagnant? Is it possible to allow ourselves to peak before we reach our full potential? Can happiness, contentment and relationships be positively impacted by our professional growth? What qualities, characteristics and mindsets are required to become the exception and accomplish the extraordinary? Join us as we answer these questions and more on our journey to excellence in professional growth!
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Ideas for Leadership & Motivation, Jesse Miller, Greystar Let’s face it - although many successful leadership strategies have remain unchanged over the years, leadership itself is in a constant evolution. To be an effective leader, you must be apprised of how future trends will impact those you will lead, and the volatility of our industry in the coming decade. Are you positioned to handle incoming disrupters which could completely turn your management and/or organization upside down within months, weeks, or even days?
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Having, Hoarding and Harming: A Mock Trial, Law Offices of Warren Allen Join Jeffrey S. Bennett, Anna S. McCormack and Bradley S. Kraus, as three attorneys present a mock trial that takes attendees through a variety of notices, eviction strategies, and reality-based courtroom antics.
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM Wingman Leadership Lt. Col. Rob "Waldo" Waldman MBA, CSP, CPAE
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM How to be a Professional Anthony Darmiento, All-Clean! SoftWash
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design Gresham Police Dept. Neighborhood Enforcement Team
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Forms and Notices: Relocation Ordinance Law Offices of Greenspoon Marder LLP
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Fair Housing: Reasonable Accommodations, Amanda Clark, Guardian Real Estate Services When should you ask for verification? How many times can a resident ask for a reasonable accommodation? Is there a sample checklist of items allowable when it comes to reasonable modifications? What are the most common Fair Housing complaints? What kind of service animals should you allow? Come learn the basics of reasonable accommodations and modifications, including discussion of case scenarios and basic design requirements. Participants will learn how to respond to reasonable accommodations
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Bridging the Generation Gap, Jesse Miller, Greystar Do you find yourself consistently in difficult situations when attempting to get those in your organization on the same technological page so that everyone can communicate their best and most impactfully? Then, this class is for you! Join us in the exploration of technological strategy and how to best utilize today’s tools to encourage teamwork; bridge the generational gaps amongst your team members; and ultimately increase overall productivity, cohesion, and performance.
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Mold: The Warning Signs, Mark Ritacco, Certified Indoor Environmental As a Property Management company, how do you determine when to perform remediation in house or hire a professional remediation contractor. The EPA has guidelines for Remediating Building Material with Mold Growth. This session will explore steps Property Managers and Landlords can use to determine when it is safe to perform mold remediation in house and EPA guidelines for remediation. Safety - Protect yourself and the occupant Basic Steps in Mold Remediation How to develop your policy
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Fair Housing: Hoarding, Shyle Ruder, Fair Housing Council of Oregon Hoarding disorder is considered a disability and is becoming more common. In this session we’ll address when hoarding presents a risk to a unit, when a tenant might request a reasonable accommodation to a termination notice addressing hoarding, how to determine if the request in reasonable, how a manager should be involved in monitoring improvement and what to do if the hoarding continues and the unit remains a health and/safety risk.
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Your Online Reputation, is it that Important?, Destiny McMahon, Affinity Property Management Overview of reputation platforms, best practices in responding and easy management tools.
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Washington Landlord/Tenant Law, Law Offices of Warren Allen Jeffrey S. Bennett will help Washington landlords spot and avoid many common mistakes, in order to put them on winning strategic paths. This course will also compare Washington and Oregon laws.
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM How to be a Professional Anthony Darmiento, All-Clean! SoftWash
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Portland Relocation Ordinance Andy Hahs, Bittner & Hahs, P.C.
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Forms and Notices: Relocation Ordinance Law Offices of Greenspoon Marder LLP
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Interview for Your Best Fit HR Answers
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM What is Customer Service? Laura Jacobson, Greystar
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Fair Housing Basics Carolina Abdalah, Home Forward
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Fair Housing: Criminal/Screening, Shyle Ruder, Fair Housing Council of Oregon In 2016, HUD issued new guidance for how to screen applicants for criminal history. In this session we’ll review dos and don’ts of acceptable criteria to use in screening for criminal history - which crimes, how long ago, etc., and how to do an individualized assessment as part of the screening process.
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Social Media, Destiny McMahon, Affinity Property Management Basic overview of Social Media within the Multi-family industry. It’s effect on brand perception, resident engagement and lead generation.
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Having, Hoarding and Harming: A Mock Trial, Law Offices of Warren Allen Join Jeffrey S. Bennett, Anna S. McCormack and Bradley S. Kraus, as three attorneys present a mock trial that takes attendees through a variety of notices, eviction strategies, and reality-based courtroom antics.

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