See What You Missed!

AAOA’s first-ever virtual conference was a 2-day event filled with
keynote speakers, workshops, exhibitors, and networking.

Not a Member Yet?

Access the education and tools you need to manage your rentals

What Attendees Said About the Expo

Excellent
Excellent

Excellent

Excellent
What a conference!!! All my appreciation to the great professionals who presented amazing, pretty valuable information. Very glad to be part of this 2-Day Conference. I hope to have the chance to participate in future events. Thank you!

Maria of Arizona

Excellent
Thank you AAOA! This was great! Too bad we can't all meet for drinks but perhaps next year it will be in person! Thank you to all the vendors that presented! I learned so much and enjoyed the entire virtual conference!

Angela L. of New York

Speakers & Workshops

Speakers & Workshops

Find solutions navigating the real estate investment market in these difficult times while attending livestreaming with Q&A.

Nationwide Exhibitors

Nationwide Exhibitors

Have fun and win prizes while discovering new products, receiving discounts from vendors and filling your virtual swag bag with goodies.

Networking

Networking

Virtually meet other property managers and owners from around the country and enjoy sharing experiences with one another.

Virtual Rental Housing Conference & Expo
 

Workshops

AAOA curated 2-days of online workshops for income property owners, property management companies, and real estate professionals to learn how to face today’s industry challenges.

Virtual Workshops

What you Wish you Had Known about Utilities and How Much You're Leaving on the Table

Presented by Multifamily Utility Company

Ryan Hemphill Ryan Hemphill

Director of Major Accounts

There are so many myths about multifamily utilities. Some owners and managers think charging a flat rate or including them in rent is an incentive. It can be, but it can backfire in so many ways. In this fun session, you can get all your utilities questions answered. You'll understand how 2020 has changed the multifamily landscape forever and know how to recover one of your highest expenses while keeping your residents happy.

Learn How to Fill Vacancies Faster

Presented by American Apartment Owners Association

Alexandra Alvarado Alexandra Alvarado

Director of Education

Around the country states and municipalities have been legislating to force landlords to offer a security deposit alternative. Learn how this can help both you and the tenant effectuate a faster approval, reduce move-in expenses, lower vacancy time and reimburse you for eviction costs.

Estate Planning for Rental Owners

Presented by BarthCalderon LLP

Bradley Barth Bradley Barth, Esq.

Supervising Attorney

Join us to hear from nationally recognized speaker and estate planning attorney, Brad Barth, who will show you how estate planning integrates with rental income property ownership. This includes passing your rental business to heirs, effects of Trump’s tax plan, updating your plan for different stages of your life, and more.

The Legal Aspects of Managing Income Property in the Year of COVID-19

Presented by Brewer Offord & Pedersen LLP

Adam L. Pedersen, Esq. Adam L. Pedersen, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Ashlee D. Gonzales, Esq.

Attorney at Law

Learn how to navigate the CDC’s federal eviction moratorium and keep current about new laws regarding COVID-19 that may be affecting your bottom line.

Smart Tech and Access Control in a World of Social Distancing

 

Blake Miller Blake Miller

Founder

Katie Fulghum

VP of Growth and Development

Despite the challenges for multifamily owners and managers, renters’ demand for smart home technologies continues to grow. Chief among those demands is the desire for smart access control, especially in a word of social distancing. Join us to learn what smart access solutions are available today and how to best implement them for your property’s future.

Real Estate Investing Roundtable

Presented by Rentometer

Gino Barbaro Gino Barbaro

Co-Founder

Michael Lapsley

President

David Pere

CEO

Tracy Ma

Founder

Meaghan Corson

Professional Speaker

Join us for a special live roundtable event with real estate industry experts. Discover their tips and methods for identifying and profiting from rental investment properties. Hosted by former CBS anchor Meaghan Corson. Sponsored by Rentometer.

Exchange Your Rental for a Different Lifestyle

Presented by 1031 Capital Solutions

Rick Gann, Managing Partner at 1031 Capital Solutions, will help you assess whether it's time to sell your rental and provide 1031 exchange replacement strategies that can minimize taxes and ultimately change your life as a rental investor.

Panel Discussion: COVID-19 and Your Investment Property

 

Blake Janover Blake Janover

CEO

Stacy Conkey

Vice President

Gonzalo Alvarado

CEO and Appraiser

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the rental housing market, we have assembled a panel of experts to discuss the current status of valuations, financing, sales and acquisitions for residential housing. Learn the impact COVID-19 has had and how to navigate your investment strategy in a pandemic.

Fighting Rising Insurance Costs in a Pandemic

Presented by InsuranceHub

Lauren Lieb Lauren Lieb

Sr. Commercial Risk Advisor

Renewal rates for multifamily insurance rose 33% over the past year, further squeezing landlord profits during a challenging period to collect rent. What can landlords do about this? Insurance expert, Lauren Lieb, will show you insider tricks to lower your insurance rates without sacrificing coverage or switching your carrier.

Safe Refinishing During a Pandemic - scheduled

Presented by Refinished Bath Solutions

John P. Mullen John P. Mullen

Vice President

Get empowered to refinish and remodel in a healthy and environmentally conscious way. Remodeling pros from Refinished Bath Solutions will discuss the dangers of methylene chloride and nonylphenol- a chemical more commonly used than you think. Learn what to do when your contractor is using these products, safe alternatives, and how COVID fits into your renovation plan.

Addressing Service and Assistance Animal Fraud

Presented by Opening Doors

Service/emotional support animal requests are on the rise. Many landlords have become frustrated with the ease in which residents can be “certified”, but there are ways to push back on questionable requests. Our speaker, Abby Volin, President of Opening Doors, will show you how to say no and avoid costly fair housing penalties.

Data Breach & Cyber Liability

Presented by Methven Agency

When a third-party vendor breaches your client data, YOU’RE still responsible. Do you know if you’re properly insured? Tune in to learn more with Vicky Methven of Methven Agency about your ever-changing risks and how to have the right coverage to protect your assets and those of your clients.

Protecting Your Rental Assets and Reducing Liability

Presented by BarthCalderon LLP

Bradley Barth Bradley Barth, Esq.

Supervising Attorney

There are over 30 million lawsuits filed in the U.S. each year. If you get caught up in one of these it can mean a ton of financial and emotional pain. Asset protection is about putting a thoughtful plan in place to guard the assets you have worked so hard to create. There are unique tools and strategies that can protect your business, rental income property and your stocks, bonds & cash. Brad will tell you all about them.

Screening Tenants in a Troubled Economy

Presented by American Apartment Owners Association

Alexandra Alvarado Alexandra Alvarado

Director of Education

With unemployment and pending evictions both at record highs and the country dealing with the economic woes of a pandemic, it's never been more critical to screen an applicant. Learn how to approve an applicant and protect yourself.

Deferring Capital Gains Taxes without Using a 1031 Exchange

Presented by Financial Tax Strategies

Scott Varney Scott Varney

Capital Gains Tax Strategist

Investment property owners often feel very stuck. They’d like to sell their highly appreciated property to pay off debt or invest in something else and retire, but this could mean paying more taxes. Learn from Scott Varney, CEO of Financial Tax Strategies, how you can defer your tax bill for 30 years without a 1031 exchange.

 

Exhibitors

Hundreds of attendees visited 3-D exhibitor booths to connect with innovative vendors serving the needs of property management. Attendees started live chats, entered giveaways, and downloaded free resources offered by exhibitors.

Become an AAOA Exhibitor or Sponsor

Reach 120,500 rental industry professionals

Virtual Rental Housing Conference & Expo

Virtual Rental Housing Conference & Expo

 

Diamond Exhibitors

Platinum Exhibitors

Gold Exhibitors

Additional Exhibitors

What Members Say About AAOA

Excellent
Excellent

Excellent

×

Biography

Joe Theismann

Joe Theismann

World Champion Quarterback, ESPN Broadcaster, Inspirational Speaker

Joe Theismann is an entrepreneur and the former star quarterback for the Washington Redskins.

Most recently, he spent the last 2 decades working for ESPN and the NFL Network as an NFL analyst.

Joe graduated in 1971 from the University of Notre Dame, where he received All-American honors in both Football and Academics. That same year, he was runner up to Jim Plunket for the Heismann Trophy balloting. Joe chose to begin his career with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League after being drafted by the Miami Dolphins and Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins.

A 12-year NFL veteran, Joe played in 163 consecutive games from 1974-1985 for the Washington Redskins and holds Redskin records for passing yardage (25,206), completions (2,044) and attempts (3,602). He was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and Pro Bowl MVP leading the Washington Redskins to a 27-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XVII.

Joe was selected as the NFL’s Man of the Year in 1982 for his community service and dedication to the health and welfare of children. In 1983, he won the league’s Most Valuable Player Award, leading the Redskins to a second consecutive Super Bowl appearance. Joe Theismann’s career ended abruptly in 1985 after sustaining a badly broken leg during a Monday Night Football game against the New York Giants on national television. In 2003, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame and in 2013 received the Walter Camp Football Foundation “Distinguished American” Award.

With every chapter of his life, Mr. Theismann evolved from the athlete to the ultimate businessman. An Emmy award-winning analyst, businessman, and athlete, he utilizes his gifts, talent and high energy to share his strategies for handling unforeseen change.

October 15, 2020 at 3.30pm PST
×

Biography

Carrie Locklyn

Carrie Locklyn

HGTV star, Actress, Designer

Carrie Locklyn comes from a vast entertainment background. She has been a professional stand up and improv comic, a commercial dancer and a TV host. What she loves doing the most, is being a home-maker. A person of the heart and home, Carrie represents high energy, warmth and joy. Presently, Carrie can be seen as part of the design team on HGTV’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition as well as the lead designer on Travel Channel’s Hotel Impossible.

Locklyn is known for her design, organization & lifestyle expertise. Her transitional style, influenced by her travels, mixes classic lines with earthy undertones, creating spaces that are timeless, functional and ready to “live in.” Locklyn’s knack for home design and project management began when she started to organize friends’ homes as a job on the side. Word of her skills spread and Locklyn was coined the “Get It Done Girl,”. By 2011 she had a full-time business – GIDGLiving: a boutique interior design, home organizing and certified staging company. GIDGLiving helps homeowners and local businesses revive and update their spaces through accessible designs and practical organization.

Family and community come first for the New Jersey native – as a mother, wife, and business owner, Locklyn understands the unique work/life balance that is needed in today's world. Helping others has always been a part of Locklyn’s life, she finds joy in sharing stories & knows the positive impact that changing someone’s sanctuary can have on the human spirit.

@carrie_locklyn Carrie Locklyn

October 14, 2020 at 3.30pm PST
×

Biography

Charles Marshall

Charles Marshall

Landlord, Motivational Speaker, Author

Charles Marshall is one of the most popular humorous motivational speakers speaking today and has over 20 years experience speaking to audiences all over the United States. Each year, Charles travels 100,000 miles to perform in over 100 corporate and civic venues from New York to California. His animated delivery and original observations have captivated over 1,000 audiences over the past two decades, including many Fortune 500 companies.

He is the author of several books including: The Seven Powers of Success and I’m Not Crazy But I Might Be A Carrier. He also has produced and performed two full-length comedy videos, Fully Animated and I’m Just Sayin’!

October 14, 2020 at 9.00am PST
×

Biography

Scott Christopher

Scott Christopher

Actor, Best-Selling Author, & Motivational Speaker

Scott Christopher is the co-author of the best selling business book The Levity Effect: Why It Pays to Lighten Up, People People, and The Seven UPS of Happiness. As the former director of the Carrot Culture, Scott was also a contributing author of the very good selling A Carrot A Day, The Daily Carrot Principle.

In addition to having a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management (UConn) and more than a decade’s experience working in leadership development and training, Scott has been a film and television actor, commercial pitchman, voice artist and emcee since 1990.

The main focus of his laugh-a-minute lectures is sharing how levity, humor and becoming more of a ‘people person’ can help you excel in business and at home. Scott practices what he preaches by presenting meaningful data, research, case studies and stories in a relaxed, interactive, hilarious environment.

October 15, 2020 at 9am PST
×

Biography

Ernest F. Oriente

Ernest F. Oriente

Actor, Best-Selling Author, & Motivational Speaker

Ernest F. Oriente is a business coach since 1995 [43,000+ hours], a property management industry professional since 1988 - the author of SmartMatch Alliances, founder of PowerHour, PowerHour Sales Academy, and PowerHour Leadership Academy has a passion for coaching his clients on executive leadership, hiring and motivating property management SuperStars, traditional and Internet SEO/SEM marketing, competitive sales strategies, and smart/strategic alliances for property management teams and their leaders. He and his PowerHour team provide private and group coaching for property management companies and industry sales vendors/suppliers around North America and the world, executive recruiting, investment banking, SEO/SEM web strategies, social media branding and powerful tools for hiring property management SuperStars and building dynamic teams.

Ernest worked for Motorola, Primedia and is certified in the Xerox sales methodologies. Recent interviews and articles have appeared more than 9000+ times in business and trade publications and in a wide variety of leading magazines and newspapers, including Smart Money, Inc., Business 2.0, The New York Times, Fast Company, The LA Times, Fortune, Business Week, Self Employed America and The Financial Times. Since 1995, Ernest has written over 250+ articles for the property management industry and created 400+ property management forms, business and marketing checklists, sales letters and presentation tools. PowerHour® is based in Olympic-town…Park City, Utah.

Ernest also runs the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management vendor/supplier sales success, and the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management success with 130,000+ leaders/members, https://www.linkedin.com/in/ernestoriente

To subscribe to his free property management newsletter go to: www.powerhour.com, Call: 435.615.8486, or E-mail [email protected]

October 15, 2020 at 9am PST