In 2020, WMCCAI will offer 18 education programs geared towards managers, homeowners and business partners. Community association homeowners and managers join CAI to further their education in community association operations, governance, and management. These programs have been created to further community association learning.
• Two Free Education Classes on issues that specifically concern our homeowner members
• One Manager Luncheon
• One Manager Brunch and Business Showcase
• Two Roundtables offering manager focused discussion
• One Board Leadership Development Workshops for board members
• Two Manager Essentials Seminars
• Virginia Legislative Forum
• D.C. Homeowner Education
• Maryland Legislative Forum
• Three Webinars
• Three CMCA Exam Study Groups
Board Leadership Development Workshop
Winter/Spring – Virginia
The Board Leadership Development Workshop offers a great opportunity for a business partner or management company to get in front of dedicated homeowners and board members. This one-day intensive program provides attendees with comprehensive information about association communications, community building policies, and association problem-solving skills. The workshops are held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p .m. with a networking breakfast and lunch. Typically, attendance is around 40 people.
Manager Brunch with Business Showcase
In 2020, managers will have the opportunity to network and learn as they begin their day. WMCCAI will host a manager brunch with a business showcase preceding an informative seminar. Exhibitors will be given an hour to mix and mingle over breakfast with potential clients.
Held at a hotel in the D.C. metro area, the brunch is expected to draw 100 community association professionals. To allow ample opportunity for managers to attend, business partner attendance may be limited. Exhibiting is the only way to guarantee your space. Sign up early as this event is sure to sell out.
In 2020, managers will be encouraged to lunch, learn and linger as WMCCAI will host two manager luncheons. Sponsors will be recognized during the event.
Held at restaurants in the D.C. metro area, each luncheon draws approximately 40 community association managers. To allow ample opportunity for managers to attend, business partner attendance may be limited. Sponsorships are the only way to guarantee your space. Sign up early as these popular sponsorships have sold out in the past.
Manager Essentials Program
Winter/Spring – Virginia
Summer/Fall – Virginia
The Manager Essentials Program has been updated for 2020. The improved program offers a great opportunity for a business partner to meet new, emerging, and experienced managers. Property managers will gain valuable information on how to grow professionally and personally within the industry. The program will provide attendees with comprehensive material about association certifications, new manager specific issues, and problem-solving skills. The Essentials seminars will be held at the Chapter Office on a weekday from 12:30 – 3 p.m. with lunch included. Attendance is expected to be around 30 people.
Winter/Spring – Manager Roundtable – Virginia
Summer/Fall- Mixed Roundtable – Maryland/D.C.
Community association operations can be complex and demanding; it’s no wonder that community association homeowners and managers can feel overwhelmed. WMCCAI’s roundtable programs offer a high impact problem solving and networking session. New this year is the mixed roundtable program, which has been designed to provide access to a mix of experienced industry professionals to help guide association industry professionals down a successful path.
Through both roundtable sponsorships, business partners have the opportunity to facilitate discussion and get in front of property managers and board members, offer valuable insight into the services you provide, and share your expertise.
Spring & Summer
Two seminars throughout the Washington metro area.
WMCCAI is committed to providing free education for community association homeowners and managers. In 2020, free seminars will be held in the evening and/or on a Saturday morning. Approximately 40 homeowners and managers are expected at each.
Legislative Education Sessions
Virginia Legislative Update
D.C. Homeowner Education
Two seminars in the Washington metro area.
Legislative Education Sessions are focused on the board member and homeowner leader looking to gain valuable insight into the roles and responsibilities of a board and local legislation affecting the community association industry.
In 2020, reach managers and homeowners on their own time with our on-demand Webinars. Conducted via internet, educational programs are hosted by industry experts to keep our members and non-members up to date on the latest legislative activity, management trends, industry best practices, and subjects of special interest to community managers and
homeowners. This exclusive sponsorship is limited to three sessions in 2020. Don’t miss out!
CMCA Exam Study Group
After three sold out sessions in 2019, WMCCAI made this program part of the permanent educational offerings for aspiring managers working toward their CMCA designation. Three all-day interactive study groups are on the schedule, led by a panel of experts in the CMCA Exam knowledge areas to help familiarize and provide guidance on the test. Sponsorships are available for each session, or a package for all three.
Interested in sponsoring?
Community Associations Institute estimates that in 1970 there were 10,000 community associations representing 2.1 million residents nationwide. Today, nearly 328,500 association-governed communities house more than 65.7 million Americans; Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., account for approximately 16,600 associations combined.
Targeted marketing through WMCCAI will help you reach thousands of decision-makers, strengthen existing relationships and open the door to new prospects within the Washington metro area.