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5 Must-Do Activities at This Year’s Apartmentalize Conference

Posted on June 14, 2022 by Stephanie Anderson

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It’s not just the biggest apartment show in the world; it’s where the industry’s top thought leaders, trendsetters, and innovators come together to share ideas and solutions. More than 8,000 industry professionals will take over the sunny city of San Diego, California, in search of education, networking, and fun. For many, this conference can be overwhelming with so many events to attend during a limited time. Your friends at Grace Hill are here to help! Check out our top 5 must-attend activities at this year’s conference.

Our Top 5 Must-Attend Activities at Apartmentalize 2022

  1. Did someone say education?
  2. What do Jeff Foxworthy, Toni Blake, and Tone Loc all have in common?
  3. And the winner is…
  4. Experience the “magic”.
  5. You have challenges, and we have solutions!

1. Did someone say education?

With over 100 sessions to attend, you are sure to find the latest information sharing on the industry’s top trends from speakers across the country. Our must-attend session recommendations feature talent from within:

  • Kendall Pretzer, CEO
    • Elevating Employee Engagement, One Person at a Time
      • Wednesday, June 22 • 12:30 – 1:30 PM PDT
  • Stephanie Anderson, Senior Director, Communications + Social Media
    • Reprioritizing People: Rebounding From the Great Resignation
      • Wednesday, June 22 • 12:30 – 1:30 PM PDT
    • Defeating the Seven Deadly Sins of Maintenance
      • Friday, June 24 • 2:15 – 3:00 PM PDT
  • Jessica Fern-Kirkland, Senior Director of Multifamily Product Management
    • The CX Factor: New Customer Experiences for Emotionally Charged Consumers
      • Wednesday, June 22 • 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM PDT
    • What About Me? Resilient Leaders & Self-Care
      • Thursday, June 23 • 4:15 PM – 5:00 PM PDT

2. What do Jeff Foxworthy, Toni Blake, and Tone Loc all have in common?

They are headlining the best after-hours party of the year! Join Grace Hill on the USS Midway on Wednesday, June 22, from 7 – 11:00 pm for an evening of comedy, music, drinks, food, and friends. With many surprises in store, you don’t want to regret missing out!

3. And the winner is…

The Excellence Awards luncheon gathers this year’s top talent to acknowledge the great work individuals, companies, and associations are doing throughout the past year. As a nominee finalist for NAA’s Supplier of the Year award, we are honored to attend while also celebrating the success of many of our customers.

4. Experience the “magic”.

The greatest point guard of all time, Magic Johnson, will be live to talk basketball, men’s health, and entrepreneurship during Wednesday’s general session. He is joined by a fantastic celebrity line up including race car driver Danica Patrick on Thursday and actor Dan Levy on Friday. Don’t forget to bring paper and a pen for all the inspiration these speakers will share exclusively with conference attendees.

5. You have challenges, and we have solutions!

The exhibition hall is the best way to connect with suppliers and explore new partnerships. We invite you to visit us at Booth # 2310 to see what selfies, aviators, and heroes all have in common. And don’t forget to check out Visto at NAA’s main booth to set up your account and spin the prize wheel.

Set an appointment to meet with us at Apartmentalize.

For more conference information, download NAA’s mobile app for a full conference schedule.

Stephanie is the Senior Director of Communications and Social Media at Grace Hill and has over 17 years of property management experience. She is a leader in multifamily, bringing a unique 360-perspective gained from her previous roles as an operator, a nonprofit association manager, and a supplier partner. Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge specializing in industry trends, creative marketing, and employee engagement. Stephanie is a certified facilitator through NAA Education Institute (NAEEI) and was awarded Designate of the Year in 2015 and CAM of the Year in 2013. She is a powerhouse speaker who motivates others and disrupts the status quo with out-of-the-box ideas and trends. Stephanie graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, majoring in English Literature and Women’s Studies. She also holds a Virginia Real Estate License and is a certified Mental Health First Aid Trainer. Stephanie is a proud graduate of NAA’s Leadership Lyceum and passionate about promoting awareness of human trafficking in rental housing. Learn more about Stephanie Anderson’s background and experience on her LinkedIn page.

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