Insightful Solutions for Property Owners
Each year, Chicago Property Owners, Property Managers, and Real Estate Investors attend the Annual Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) Owner Symposium. Attendees receive valuable resources to help improve their business, as well as learn about topics such as proeprty management, rent determination and increases, evictions, property taxes, lead-based paint, inspections, saving money by increasing energy efficiency, bed bug treatment and prevention, and so much more.
Benefits to attending the Annual CHA Owner Symposium include:
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CHA's 6th Annual Owner Symposium 2013 Recap
On Saturday, October 12, 2013, more than 900 property owners and managers and over 50 exhibitors attended the CHA 6th Annual Owner Symposium located at Chicago's Historic Navy Pier – our highest attendance rate yet!
Registered guests attended over 14 workshops offered this year, broken out into three different sessions throughout the day. Property owners and managers learned about various topics, including eviction processes, inspections, bed bug detection and treatment, HUD compliancy, energy efficiency and more.
The Luncheon was held in Navy Pier's Grand Ballroom, where property owners and managers enjoyed lunch and speeches delivered by CHA Chief Housing Officer Ellen Sahli, CHA HCV Program Director Deonna Wheeler, and this year's Keynote Speaker John G. Markowski, President of the Community Investment Corporation (CIC).
Property owners and managers who attended the event also entered for a chance to win various noteworthy raffle prizes throughout the day, such as retail gift cards and mobile tablets.
Thank you to all property owners/managers, exhibitors, sponsors, speakers, and staff who attended the CHA 6TH Annual Owner Symposium. This year's event turned out to be a huge success, and we look forward to keeping the momentum going for 2014.
Be sure to check back here for updates about CHA's 7th Annual Owner Symposium taking place in Fall 2014.Policies and Procedures
Thank you for your interest in covering the Chicago Housing Authority's (CHA) Owner Symposium. The Owner Symposium is CHAs annual educational event. It brings property owners and managers from across the city of Chicago, providing breakout sessions on matters related to property management and the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
We welcome and encourage news media to attend and participate in this annual Symposium. Press releases and coverage of the event will be posted regularly.
The following policies and guidelines have been prepared for news media covering the meeting. If you have any questions regarding policies, press room operations, or available resources, please contact our Communications Manager: Matthew Aguilar at 312-935-2646, email@example.com.
We look forward to working with you.Press Registration
To register as press, journalists must present media identification or a business card issued by a recognized news organization or publication. Freelance journalists must present a letter of assignment on letterhead from a recognized news organization or publication, and a business card.
Journalists must have appropriate press credentials (i.e., proof of an editorial assignment) in order to register and the publication must meet the following criteria:
Journalists reporting for online media outlets (including blogs, twitter accounts, etc.) who wish to register as press must work for news-making organizations or private blogs that meet the following criteria:
Journalists who are pre-registered should proceed to the main registration area. There will be a designated press registration booth where they can pick up their badge.
The Symposium provides complimentary registration to professional journalists representing media organizations for the express purpose of gathering news and information to produce editorial coverage of the meeting.
Advance Press Registration
For further information, please call 312-935-2646.Interview Requests
Requests for interviews with CHA staff, event staff, and speakers must be preapproved and scheduled in writing from CHA. These requests can be sent to Matthew Aguilar, Chicago Housing Authority, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information, please call 312-935-2646.
Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities
The Owner Symposium is CHA's annual, premier educational event for Chicago Property Owners, Property Managers, Real Estate Investors and their staff. Each year, they experience the best in housing education, networking opportunities and discussions surrounding the property-management industry.
Want to be a part of it?
The Owner Symposium Vendor Area features leading companies showcasing products and services essential for success in the housing industry. Our attendees are THE decision-makers for their properties and are always looking for ways to improve their investment. We look forward to working with you to make the most of this once-a-year opportunity.All Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities include the following benefits:
Property Owners and Managers attend the Owner Symposium to learn how they can increase the value of their property and grow their business. The organizations that exhibit in the Vendor Area play a vital part in achieving this goal. Below are just a few Sponsors/Exhibitors who participated in last year's event.
Morning Break Sponsor
Tote Bag Sponsors
Continental Breakfast Sponsors
Photo Wall Sponsor
2013 6th Annual Owner Symposium Highlights
Property Owners and Managers who attend the Owner Symposium learn how they can increase the value of their property and grow their business. Vendors who participate in the exhibit play a vital part in helping guests achieve those goals. By attending the event, you'll have a chance to gather resources from these exhibitors and obtain valuable knowledge for your business. Last year we had over 40 confirmed exhibitors from various areas in the real estate industry. Below are a few of our top supporters from 2013:
Each year, we gather industry experts to one location to speak on topics that help Property Owners advance their property management skills and become empowered. Below are the presentations featured during the 2013 CHA Owner Symposium:
2013 6th Annual CHA Owner Symposium Video Highlights