Florida Manufactured Housing Association Annual Convention Less Than One Month Away

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FMHA 2018 Annual Convention
Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, Fla.

FMHA 2018 Annual Convention in Orlando, Fla., is Sept. 18-19 — Register Now!

In little less than a month hundreds of manufactured housing industry professionals will head to Orlando for the FMHA Annual Convention, one of the biggest state meetings in the industry.

Attendees at the FMHA 2018 Annual Convention can expect to find dozens of product and services representatives exhibiting at the show, as well as a host of solo presentations and panels on best practices in the manufactured housing industry.

FMHA 2018 Annual Convention Topics and Speakers Include:

The following three presentations here are only a selection of the 10 programming pieces on community management, leadership and disaster planning available at the FMHA 2018 Annual Convention.

  • Keynote Presentation: “The Passion of the Playmaker” from former New England Patriots All-Pro Brian Holloway. In what he calls the “Crown Jewel” of his motivational presentations, Holloway will (1) Get leaders “un-stuck” once and for all; (2) Uncover the untapped wealth, power and potential that lies harbored inside the flurry of business activity; (3) Provide solutions for “getting people onboard” once and for all; (4) Clearly define the pathway and momentum to get to the next level, and (5) Show that this mind-set is measured in decades.
  • Workshop: “Mistakes Managers Make” by President of The Housing Marketplace Joe Adams, who will talk about how managers of retail sales centers and communities must wear numerous hats to succeed in relationships with customers, residents and staff. Adams takes a positive and fun look at the common mistakes managers make when performing as a firefighter, accountant, teacher, counselor, architect and trustee.
  • Workshop: “Ask the Lawyers” will involve a panel of Florida’s most experienced industry attorneys discussing changes and trends in community regulation, local government activities and the latest legal cases. The panel will conclude with an audience Q&A.

FMHA 2018 Annual Convention

Additional Activities Planned for the FMHA 2018 Annual Convention in Orlando

The 2018 FMHA Annual Convention is pleased to have Sen. Wilton Simpson for its Awards Luncheon address on Wednesday. A long-time proponent of responsible regulatory practices for Florida business, Sen. Simpson specifically has supported the manufactured housing industry for many years. He represents District 10, composed of a portion of Pasco and all of Hernando and Citrus counties.

Also, the FMHA Board of Directors will meet the day prior to the opening of the convention. Manufactured housing professionals interested in serving on the board should contact FMHA Executive Director Jim Ayotte at (850) 907-9111.

Golf Outing Planned in Conjunction with FMHA Annual Convention

FMHA 2018 Annual Convention attendees can register for a golf outing at Shingle Creek Golf Club. The outing begins at 8 a.m. on Sept. 18, and registration is $75 per participant.

Convention registration is near full, and rooms for Sept. 18-19 can be booked while space remains at Rosen Shingle Creek.

Approximately 250 people will attend Florida’s largest gathering of manufactured housing professionals. Exhibitor booths will be open during the Tuesday night Welcome Reception and the following morning’s Continental Breakfast. The FMHA Welcome Reception includes open bar, a variety of catered foods and is among the best networking opportunities of the year.