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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 11:30 AM 
Conroe Area Council Meeting
No Suppliers Please

Join HAA for a FREE lunch, and a chance to network with local apartment managers in your area. Hear from Judges Wayne Mack and Trey Spikes along with HAA General Counsel Howard Bookstaff for this inside the courtroom lunch and learn.

Bring your questions, get answers!

Join us for a great program and a chance to win some door prizes!



Tuesday, June 27, 2017 03:00 PM 
2017 June Sponsorship Auction
Join us for the June Sponsorship Auction! Sponsoring an event in 2017 is a great way to gain recognition for your company. Over 60 events will be up for auction. Drawings and Proxy bidding will be available. Arrive early at 2:30 pm for Auction 101 session for first timers to get more information on how the auction works and about the events up for bid. Contact Amanda Sherbondy for more information: asherbondy@haaonline.org or 713-595-0316

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 08:30 AM 
Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Learn to conquer your fear of the spreadsheet! This great-for-beginners course offers a detailed look into this multi-faceted, often daunting program.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 08:30 AM 
Certified Pool Operator Course (2 days)
Successful completion of this Two-day course will result in a five year certification from NSPF (National Swimming Pool Foundation) and ensures pool chemicals are being used properly and when appropriate. We will dispel the myths in pool care and tremendously reduce chemical expenses and extend the life of your pool. This is recommended for anyone working with pools as well as Property Managers so they are up-to-date regarding local codes and can reduce risk and liability.

The course fee of $299 per person includes textbook, exam fees, and meals for both days



Friday, June 30, 2017 11:30 AM 
ACES June Luncheon
Please note that this program is open only to executives in property management (Owners, Presidents, Regionals, Supervisors, Marketing/Training Directors, etc.). Eligible attendees to ACES luncheons are permitted to invite any of their staff to the programs, provided the registration also includes at least one person at the Supervisor level or above.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 08:30 AM 
Leasing 101 -(Day and a half)
An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program covers topics ncluding:

  • Greeting & qualifying the customer
  • Executing the lease contract
  • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
  • An overview of fair Housing and more.

Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 06:00 PM 
IROP (six-week program)
A 6-week series authored by NAA specially designed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary for new independent owner/manager of rental properties…typically 200 units or less. Topics covered include:
  • Employees
  • Preparing the Property
  • Rent
  • Marketing
  • Handling Objections
  • Applications
  • Screening
  • Rental Agreements & Lease Forms
  • Moving In
  • The End of the Lease Term
  • When Resident Problems Arise
  • Evictions
  • Resident Retention
  • Maintaining Property Value
  • Maintenance
  • Code of Enforcement
  • Financial Management
  • Taxes
  • Protecting The Investment
  • Section 8 Programs
  • Notice of cancellation is required two days prior to the event for a refund, less a $15 administrative fee. For classes held at the HAF Education Center, registrations may be transferred from one class to the next.


Friday, July 14, 2017 12:00 PM 
2017 Bowling Tournament
The 2017 HAA "Wonka Bowl" Bowling Tournament! **NEW Location! Copperfield Bowl, 15615 Glen Chase Dr, Houston, TX 77095 Sponsored by Gemstar Construction & Development and TXU Energy Multifamily Services

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 08:30 AM 
APPLE: Leadership II


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 08:30 AM 
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Learn to conquer your fear of the spreadsheet! This great-for-beginners course offers a detailed look into this multi-faceted, often daunting program.

Thursday, July 20, 2017 08:30 AM 
Extreme CAM (Six Days)
A super-charged and accelerated six-day format, EXTREME CAM is designed for those experienced managers hoping to attain the CAM designation in a shorter duration, with less time away from the property.

Scheduled for July 20th - 22nd and July 27th-29th, classes will be held on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of each week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.)



Thursday, July 20, 2017 11:00 AM 
Extreme CAS Course - Summer
Extreme CAS candidates attend four of the CAM modules beginning on July 20th. Additional Dates are:

07/20: The Resident Experience, 11am-4pm 07/21: Legal, 9am-4pm 07/27: Financial Management, 9am-4pm 07/28: Risk Management, 9a,-12pm

Thursday, July 20, 2017 03:30 PM 
Go Getters Meeting
3:30 pm - Active Go Getter Meeting (Go-Getters only) 4:00 - 5:30 pm - New/Prospective Member Happy Hour Join the Go-Getters and help strengthen your association with new members and new involvement. Visit the Go-Getters Corner at www.haaonline.org/gogetters for tips and tools for recruiting.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017 08:30 AM 
Advanced Microsoft Excel
Learn to conquer your fear of the spreadsheet! This great-for-beginners course offers a detailed look into this multi-faceted, often daunting program.

Tuesday, August 08, 2017 09:00 AM 
APPLE: Core - Session V


Thursday, August 10, 2017 08:00 AM 
Take 5 Business Exchange
This event raises money for the HAF Scholarship fund which provides monetary assistance to students who are pursuing a career in the apartment industry. For just $350.00 per person for the first two representatives and $375.00 for a third representative, suppliers will have access to a number of property management personnel from Owner Executives to Maintenance Supervisors. Property Management representatives attend free of charge.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017 08:30 AM 
Leasing 101 -(Day and a half)
An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program covers topics including:

  • Greeting & qualifying the customer
  • Executing the lease contract
  • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
  • An overview of fair Housing and more.

Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

Thursday, August 17, 2017 06:30 PM 
HAA NEXT Mix n Mingle
Meet the NEXT Generation of HAA Leadership

This niche group within HAA is dedicated to the networking and professional development needs of HAA members 35 and younger. Network with your peers at this FREE and festive event and grow your career together among the next generation of HAA leadership!

  • Learn about how to get plugged in to the powerful HAA network
  • Discover volunteer opportunities
  • Speed Networking activities with young HAA members from across Houston just like you!
  • Learn about professional development and career enhancement
  • Complimentary drink ticket, karaoke competition, door prizes and more

  • Tuesday, August 22, 2017 08:30 AM 
    Industry Math


    Friday, August 25, 2017 11:30 AM 
    Political Action Committee (PAC) Luncheon

    Topic:

    Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

    Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

    Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

    Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to govaffairs@haaonline.org or at 713-595-0300.

    More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAAPAC/


    Tuesday, August 29, 2017 08:30 AM 
    APPLE: Marketing II


    Tuesday, August 29, 2017 04:00 PM 
    Katy Happy Hour

    No Suppliers Please


    Mix & Mingle


    Calling all Katy area Manager and Assistant Managers. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow Katy industry peers and take a break from the summer heat. Your first drink is on us!



    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 09:00 AM 
    CAMT Interior & Exterior Maintenance & Repair
    Course Dates: The Interior and Exterior Maintenance course gives learners what they need to know to keep the interior and exterior of the buildings on their property in excellent shape, both through repair and preventive maintenance. This course also teaches students how to perform "make-ready" activities, and gives them helpful checklists to use on the job.

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 08:30 AM 
    CAMT Electrical Maintenance & Repair

    The Electrical Maintenance and Repair course provides the solid foundation in electrical work that learners must have to be successful on the job, especially when working with appliances and HVAC. Content includes understanding systems and circuits; switches, receptacles, and fixtures; using meters; making diagnoses and repairs; following regulations; and safety issues


    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 08:30 AM 
    Richmond/Rosenberg Fair Housing Seminar

    Join Howard Bookstaff for a refresher course in Fair Housing!

    How should you deal with service animal requests? Criminal background screenings? What do you do when you receive a complaint? Fair Housing is changing and you need to be p to speed. We are coming to your area for this refresher course.

    Topics Include:

    • Anatomy of a Fair Housing Complaint: Navigating through the Fair Housing process.
    • Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My! Taming Assistant Animal Issues.
    • Too Much Stuff! Dealing with the hoarder.
    • Responding to Requests for Accommodation and Modification.
    • Discriminating against criminals-Is that wrong?
    • Protecting children - How can that be wrong?
    • What's on the horizon?

    Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

    Program from 9 a.m. - Noon

    Cost: Pre-register: $65; At Door: $75

    Deadline for registrations is Friday, March 17th



    Thursday, September 14, 2017 08:30 AM 
    CAMT Plumbing Maintenance & Repair (2 days)
    Course Dates: September 14-15. The Plumbing Maintenance and Repair course teaches students how to maintain and repair plumbing systems and fixtures. Content includes an overview of the systems; key materials and equipment; pipes, fittings, and valves; and fixtures and appliances.

    Thursday, September 14, 2017 04:00 PM 
    Woodlands Happy Hour

    No Suppliers Please


    Mix & Mingle


    Calling all Conroe and Woodlands area Manager and Assistant Managers. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow Conroe and Woodlands industry peers and take a break from the summer heat. Your first drink is on us!



    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 08:30 AM 
    Leasing 101 -(Day and a half)
    An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program with topics covered include:

    • Greeting & qualifying the customer
    • Executing the lease contract
    • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
    • An overview of fair Housing and more.

    Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

    If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

    Thursday, September 21, 2017 08:30 AM 
    APPLE: Maintenance - Session II


    Thursday, September 21, 2017 04:00 PM 
    Lake Jackson Happy Hour

    No Suppliers Please


    Mix & Mingle


    Calling all Lake Jackson and surrounding area Managers and Assistant Managers. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow industry peers and take a break from the summer heat. Your first drink is on us!



    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 08:30 AM 
    APPLE: Marketing - Session III


    Tuesday, October 03, 2017 08:30 AM 
    NALP I: Bringing in New Residents: Be Prepared
    This course focuses on the skills needed to deliver exceptional leasing support. From personal organization and time management to teamwork and technology, the top leasing professional applies these talents to a successful outcome for prospective residents.

    Tuesday, October 03, 2017 01:00 PM 
    NALP II:Marketing and Maintaining Your Community
    Explore the importance of image, reputation and brand in well-maintained communities. The course covers a detailed list of what keeps a community in peak showable condition, along with the importance of a robust and varied marketing approach for maximum exposure.

    If you are taking this as a standalone course, please arrive to our facility by 12:30 p.m. in the event the morning course finishes early

    Thursday, October 05, 2017 11:30 AM 
    Political Action Committee (PAC) Luncheon

    Topic:

    Cost: This event is open to all HAA PAC members at a cost of $30 per person. Nonmembers of the PAC may attend for $40 per person.

    Time: Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch and program begin at Noon.

    Directions: The Dinerstein Reed Prokop Education Center's Camden and Michael Stevens Interests Room is located on the second floor of the HAA/HAF Office Building, 4810 Westway Park Blvd., east of Clay Road and Sam Houston Pkwy.

    Any questions and/or registrations should be directed to govaffairs@haaonline.org or at 713-595-0300.

    More information on HAA PAC can be found at www.haaonline.org/HAAPAC/


    Friday, October 06, 2017 08:00 AM 
    HAA NEXT: Professional Development Breakfast
    This niche group within HAA is dedicated to the networking and professional development needs of HAA members 35 and younger. Network with your peers at this low-cost breakfast and grow your career together among the next generation of HAA leadership!

    This Month's Topic: TBD

    Tuesday, October 10, 2017 08:30 AM 
    NALP III: Why Your Competition Matters
    A loyal and satisfied resident is at the heart of this course. The leasing professional is a critical component in inspiring and maintaining loyalty but must also understand the role of competitors and their offerings. This knowledge must be complete, accurate and timely.

    Tuesday, October 10, 2017 01:00 PM 
    NALP IV: Relevant Laws and How to Apply Them
    This course teaches a full spectrum of fair housing and ADA compliance for both prospective and current residents. In addition the course covers law applying to prospect screaning, application verification, the lease and lease addenda.

    If you are taking this as a standalone course, please arrive to our facility by 12:30 p.m. in the event the morning course finishes early

    Thursday, October 12, 2017 09:00 AM 
    APPLE: Core - Session VI


    Thursday, October 12, 2017 04:00 PM 
    Fort Bend Happy Hour

    No Suppliers Please


    Mix & Mingle


    Calling all Fort Bend area Managers and Assistant Managers. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow industry peers and take a break from the summer heat. Your first drink is on us!



    Monday, October 16, 2017 08:00 AM 
    2017 Bill Dinerstein Memorial Golf Tournament


    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 08:30 AM 
    NALP V: The Sales Process and Building Relationships
    Lean the foundations of relationship selling and the importance of problem-solving for both the prospective and current resident. Learn essential duties such as listening and responding specifically to the customer, handling objections and meaningful ways to to close the sale. The course closes with a personal assesment of sales readiness.

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 01:00 PM 
    NALP VI: Effectively Meeting the Needs of Current Residents
    Once the prospective resident moves in, the leasing professional's relationship and responsibilites continue. Lean the importance of handling mainenance and resident issues and continuing to be the positive brand for the community. Lease renewals and a focus on the all-important resident's sense of community are pivotal skills for success.

    If you are taking this as a standalone course, please arrive to our facility by 12:30 p.m. in the event the morning course finishes early

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 04:00 PM 
    Baytown Happy Hour

    No Suppliers Please


    Mix & Mingle


    Calling all Baytown and surrounding area Managers and Assistant Managers. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow industry peers and take a break from the summer heat. Your first drink is on us!



    Thursday, October 26, 2017 04:00 PM 
    Webster Happy Hour

    No Suppliers Please


    Mix & Mingle


    Calling all Webster and surrounding area Managers and Assistant Managers. Please join us for a little networking and fun!

    Come meet your fellow industry peers and take a break from the summer heat. Your first drink is on us!



    Monday, November 13, 2017 08:30 AM 
    Extreme CAM (Five Days)
    A super-charged and accelerated five-day format, EXTREME CAM is designed for those experienced managers hoping to attain the CAM designation in a shorter duration, with less time away from the property.

    Scheduled for November 13th -17th from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Exams are held in December.

    Due to shipping constraints, registrations received within one week of the course cannot be guaranteed course materials at the time of class

    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 08:30 AM 
    CAMT HVAC Maintenance & Repair (2 days)

    Course Dates: November 14th & 15th

    The Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Maintenance and Repair course teaches students how various heating and air conditioning systems work, as well as how to maintain and repair these systems.

    Topics include: œ Air Conditioning Safety œ Key Air Conditioning Tools œ Refrigerants and Their Special Properties œ The Air Conditioning System œ Simple Fixes œ Refrigeration Cycle Repairs œ Electrical System Repairs œ Air Distribution System Repairs œ Unit Replacement œ SEER 13 This individual CAMT module can be taken as stand-alone seminar for only $165 or sign up for the entire CAMT program for only $795

    Thursday, November 16, 2017 08:30 AM 
    CAMT Appliances Maintenance & Repair (2 days)
    Course Dates: November 16th & 17th

    The Appliances Maintenance and Repair course teaches students how to install, diagnose and repair the key appliances that they will encounter on the job.


    Wednesday, November 29, 2017 08:30 AM 
    Leasing 101 - (Day and a half)
    An in-depth introduction to the apartment industry for new leasing professionals as well as those individuals looking to learn more about the industry as a career. This day and a half program topics includes:

    • Greeting & qualifying the customer
    • Executing the lease contract
    • Overcoming objections and closing techniques
    • An overview of fair Housing and more.

    Students who complete the course will receive a certificate, as well as a listing of placement agencies and management companies that are members of HAA.

    If you are not working for a member company of HAA download this registration form www.haaonline.org/images/programs/pdf/leasing101_2017.pdf

    Thursday, December 14, 2017 06:30 PM 
    HAA "NEXT": Mix n Jingle
    This holiday season, join your HAA Young Professionals ages 35 and under for a FREE festive night out. Live music, appetizers, drinks, holiday cheer, door prizes and more! Whether you make some new friends or reconnect with those you've missed all year, it's sure to be a memorable night you won't want to miss.

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