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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 2015 Sponsored by:

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Make Some Noise: Open the Throttle TODAY’S SCHEDULE and Dominate Your Marketplace 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

NAA & NAAEI Committee Meetings

8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday Game Changer: Ken Schmidt

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en Schmidt is one of the most in-demand speakers and communications consultants in America, having lived a life that most can only dream about. He has toured the world on two wheels, met with presidents and royalty, partied with movie and music legends and appeared numerous times on network news. As the former director of communications for Harley-Davidson Motor Company, he played an active role in one of the most celebrated turnarounds in corporate history — and got paid to ride motorcycles! He is widely known as one of the business world’s most outspoken and provocative thought leaders and has partnered with many of the world’s most successful brands.

Exhibitor Registration Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2

8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY

Attendee Registration

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. South Seas Ballroom B, Level 3

Palm Foyer, Level 3 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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In today’s Game Changer session, Schmidt will discuss how businesses of any size and scope can — by focusing on understanding and harnessing the most basic drivers of human behavior — improve their competitiveness in even the most difficult marketing environments. He will share stories and insights on building a fanatically vocal customer base, creating a passionately loyal corporate culture and developing leaders who inspire Sponsored by: and motivate. Schmidt challenges audiences to consider what they are willing to do today that is different than what they did yesterday for the people who can put them out of business tomorrow.

Shorelines A & B, Level 2 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

NAAPAC Silent Auction

Breakers Registration Lobby, Level 2 9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Region Meetings

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Board of Directors & Assembly of Delegates Meeting Mandalay Bay Ballroom L, Level 2

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

NEXT GEN Q&A Banyan D, Level 3

2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Leadership Lyceum (Registered Candidates) Lagoon K, Level 2

3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Conference Kick-Starter Sessions South Seas Ballroom D, Level 3

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Game Changer - Ken Schmidt South Seas Ballroom B, Level 3

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

NEW FOR 2015

Conference Welcome Reception Palm Foyer, Level 3

Kick-Starter Sessions This Afternoon

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ick off your learning and networking with these quick paced, interactive sessions that will energize you with practical takeaways. Connect with old friends and new! Choose from one of six sessions that focus on the topics you need most to kick your career into gear and gain momentum you need to move forward.

WEDNESDAY 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. South Seas Ballroom D, Level 3

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Cloud Based Technology Tools That Drive Performance and Efficiency Melanie French, CPM, SPHR – Executive Vice President, Operations, Cortland Partners

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10 p.m. (Ticketed Event)

NAAPAC Poker Tournament Poker Room, Mandalay Bay

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Speed to the Lead Ease to the Lease! Kate Good – Partner, SVP of Development and Operations, Professional Speaker and Apartment All Star, Hunington Residential, KateGood.com & Apartment All Stars KICK-STARTER SESSIONS... continued on page 3.

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NAATODAY

WEDNESDAY

Don’t Miss Jay Leno on Thursday!

THURSDAY GENERAL SESSION

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cclaimed late-night TV host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, pioneering car builder and philanthropist. These are just a few of the reasons Jay Leno has widely been characterized as “the hardest working man in show business.” His “everyman” style and personality has helped him earn millions of fans worldwide. Having passed the torch of “The Tonight Show,” Leno currently stars in the EmmyAward winning “Jay Leno’s Garage,” where he

Mandalay Bay Ballroom J, Level 2 12:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

is also a producer. An indefatigable performer, Leno loves to test his humor on live audiences and recently increased his customary busy schedule of comedic performances in the United States and abroad. Sponsored by:

*Doors open at noon. Full Conference badge or Thursday One-Day badge required for entry for all attendees and exhibitors.

Download the myNAA Mobile App

Mix and Mingle Under the Stars at the Thursday Night Party

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oin us tomorrow night from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., and prepare to be entertained! The sounds of the Caribbean will fill the East Lagoon Pool Area as a steel drum band plays from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Over in the West Lagoon Pool Area, a DJ will spin a variety of upbeat music

as eight synchronized swimmers work their magic in the pool. Enjoy a handrolled cigar and lively conversation with fellow attendees in the Moorea Beach Club. In the Main Beach Area, you can let your competitive juices flow. Enjoy an array of oversized games, including a giant Cornhole, Plinko, Connect Four and an Ultimate Foosball Table.

THURSDAY NIGHT PARTY (Ticketed Event)

Mandalay Bay Beach & Pools 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

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he myNAA Mobile App is free to registered attendees. Download the app to your smartphone or tablet to create a personalized agenda, engage with other attendees and exhibitors during and after the conference and more.

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ACCESS THE FREE APP IN THREE EASY WAYS • Apple store for iPhone and iPad users and search for NAAEDU15 • Google Play store for Android devices and search for NAAEDU15 • Browse myNAA from any smartphone using the mobile site

CONNECT USING THE myNAA PLANNER • • • •

See who is at the conference Make one-on-one appointments with exhibitors Plan your time View conference program and exposition details

EXPLORE SESSIONS AND EVENTS

• Search by session track, keyword or type of event to find exactly what interests you at the conference • Access session PowerPoint slides • Submit your session feedback from the “Survey” icon

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CREATE AN EVENT PLAN

• Add exhibitors, sessions and events to your myNAA event plan • Update your event plan • Access your event plan from your smartphone, desktop and mobile device

Scan the barcode to the right to download the myNAA Mobile App today! (as of 6/14/15)


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Lounges & Learning Areas ATTENDEE LOUNGES Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2 Palm Foyer, Level 3

Make sure to stop by one of the sponsored attendee lounges in the Mandalay Bay Foyer on Level 2 and the Palm Foyer on Level 3. Sit, relax and meet up with colleagues or prepare for your next meeting. Level 2 Sponsored by:

Level 3 Sponsored by:

NAAEI DESIGNATE LOUNGE Reef F, Level 2

Exclusively for NALP, CAM, CAS, CAMT and CAPS designates, the NAAEI Designate Lounge is your place to relax, snack, network with fellow designates, hold discussions and learn what’s new at NAAEI. Sponsored by:

NAA CONNECTION AREAS Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2 South Seas Foyer, Level 3

Need a place to relax, catch up on emails or recharge your phone or computer? Stop by one of the NAA Connection Areas in the Mandalay Bay Foyer on Level 2 or South Seas Foyer on Level 3 for a quick re-charge at one of the charging stations. Level 2 Sponsored by:

ENGAGEMENT LOUNGE

HEAD SHOT PHOTO LOUNGE

The NAA Engagement Lounge will be buzzing with activity at the conference. It’s your one-stop hub for live social media coverage and NAA TV streaming. The lounge offers staffing by the NAA Communications Department, including a social media help desk, prize giveaways, photo ops and more. The Engagement Lounge is a perfect spot to engage with other attendees and meet NAA staff. Make sure to use the official event hashtag #NAAEduConf to see your tweet on the big screen.

Need a professional headshot? RentPath has you covered! Stop by the NAA Head Shot Photo Lounge, located on Level 2 of the Convention Center, to have your photo taken. You will then receive a photo card with instructions on how to view, edit, save and share your photo.

Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2

Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2

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LEASING

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TECHNOLOGY

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OPERATIONS

LEAD

LEADERSHIP HUMAN RESOURCES

MAINTENANCE

CONFERENCE WELCOME RECEPTION

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Crazy Busy vs. Productive: Effective Leadership in a Dysfunctional World Amy Kosnikowski Dilisio – Sprout Marketing Lia Nicole Smith – VP of Education and Consulting, SatisFacts and ApartmentRatings.com L/FH

Schoolhouse Rock 2.0: How You Can Influence the Legislative Process Greg Brown – Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, National Apartment Association Nicole Upano – Manager of State and Local Government Affairs, National Apartment Association MKT

Twitternomics: Using Twitter to Generate Leads, Revenue and Reputation Jonathan Saar – Director of Marketing & Sales, Respage Ansley Sudderth – Social Media Training & Communications Coordinator, For Rent Media Solutions Melissa White – National Training Manager, Balfour Beatty Communities KICK-06

MKT

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3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. South Seas Ballroom D, Level 3

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TECHNOLOGY

MAINT

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LEARNING AREAS

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KICK-STARTER SESSIONS

Level 3 Sponsored by:

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Tune Up Your Turnover: Five Predictive Analytics to Optimize Renewals Heather Blume, CAS (Moderator) – Speaker, Trainer & Author, Behind The Leasing Desk Training and Consulting Eric Clark – Director of Marketing, Altman Companies Jen Piccotti – SVP of Education and Consulting, SatisFacts and ApartmentRatings.com

WEDNESDAY 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Palm Foyer, Level 3

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ome meet your colleagues at the Conference Welcome Reception. This event provides you with the opportunity to ease into the week and meet the people you’ll be seeing in the sessions, around the NAA Exposition and at other networking events.

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EXPOSITION HOURS

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2:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Shorelines A, Level 2

Friday 11:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Lunch Provided: 11:45 a.m. – 1:45 p.m. MAINTENANCE MANIA® NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

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he NAA Exposition is the largest national gathering of buyers and sellers in the multifamily housing industry. Over 400 suppliers will be on hand to showcase new products and services to help multifamily housing professionals stay on top of their game in today’s competitive market. The exposition provides an opportunity to discuss products and services with supplier partners committed to your success.

12:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m

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Level 2

NAA Community Map

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here are you from? Stop by the NAA Community Map located in the Mandalay Bay Foyer, Level 2. Get your photo taken in the photo booth and pin it next to the city you are from. Watch the map fill up and see how far the NAA community extends. Sponsored by:

Walk This Way Pedometer Contest e hope you packed your walking shoes because there is a lot of ground to cover inside the convention center! Have some healthy fun by entering the Walk this Way Pedometer Contest! Be one of the 1,000 individuals to pick up a NAA Pedometer at Apartments. com, Booth 1535, on Thursday, June 25,

WEDNESDAY

Thursday - Grand Opening

when the NAA Exposition opens. Wear your pedometer and report back to the Apartments.com booth by 3 p.m., Friday, June 26, to record your steps and possibly win. Sponsored by:


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Prize Vault

Crack the Code!

Sponsored by: DIAMOND SPONSORS

NAA Exposition Shorelines A, Level 2

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hile networking in the NAA Exposition, be sure to stop by the NAA Prize Vault, Booth 2085, for the chance to crack the code on the Vault and win $500,000 in CASH. Also, swing by Apartments.com, Booth 1535, on Friday, June 26 for your chance to crack the code of their Prize Vault and win $100,000 in CASH.

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WEDNESDAY

You’re Invited to the 2015 Maintenance Mania® National Championship!

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wenty-one of the country’s most skilled maintenance technicians have earned the right to compete at the 2015 Maintenance Mania® National Championship. Over 60 events were held nationwide this past year and nearly 3,500 technicians competed. NAA invites the top participant from each NAA region plus 10 wildcard participants to the National Championship. Wildcard finalists are based on the best score among those who placed in the top three at their local competition, regardless of region. Join nearly 1,000 spectators to watch these highly skilled maintenance technicians in this fast-paced race of skill and timing. There are eight events, including a Pinewood Derbystyle car race. The event will be held in the Exhibit Hall on Friday, 12:45 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. The prize package for winners and spectators totals more than $20,000. The group of onlookers that displays the most spirit will win an award from their NAA affiliate. Come cheer on this year’s participants and your NAA region’s finalists!

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ou are making a difference! NAA has pledged to donate $1 for each full conference attendee at the 2015 NAA Education Conference & Exposition to the American Forests. Each dollar will go toward the planting of one tree for

each attendee. Trees will be planted in a carefully chosen forest restoration project in the U.S.

Friday General Session

Giada De Laurentiis B eloved Emmy-Award winning television personality, bestselling author, chef and famed restauranteur Giada De Laurentiis’ inspiring vision has helped to revolutionize the culinary industry since she was first discovered by the Food Network. Known for her personable charm, enthusiastic presentation and delicious creations, De Laurentiis will share her recipe for success and how she was able to expand her culinary career to become a multi-industry powerhouse.

FRIDAY GENERAL SESSION

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Mandalay Bay Ballroom J, Level 2 10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

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AMERICAN FORESTS Meeting ReLeaf

NAAPAC Silent Auction

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ome ready to bid at the NAAPAC Silent Auction in support of the National Apartment Association Political Action Committee (NAAPAC) and the Better Government Fund (BGF) – new items will be added daily! Auction items include authentic handsigned sports memorabilia, movie collectibles, music, jewelry and so

much more! And don’t forget to join us at the Last Call Reception on Friday at 4:30 p.m. for your last chance to bid on those amazing items.

HOURS

Wednesday Thursday Friday

8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

WELCOME NAA NEWCOMERS! As an NAA Newcomer, we encourage you to take part in all of the exciting experiences the 2015 NAA Education Conference & Exposition has to offer. Make sure to pick up an NAA Newcomer ribbon from the ribbon wall and visit HD Supply at Booth 1523 for a newcomer goodie bag! There will be an NAA Sponsored by: Newcomer Breakfast on Thursday, June 25, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in Banyan A, Level 3. Feel free to stop by and meet fellow NAA Newcomers.


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