Registration Remains Open for Community Owners, Managers to Experience Four Days of Programming, Networking
The SECO National Conference of Community Owners announced today its lineup of speakers for SECO22, along with the schedule of events for this year’s programming.
This year’s conference, which will take place at Stone Mountain Park in Atlanta, Ga., at the Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort Oct. 3-6, 2022, will offer four days of sessions, panels, and roundtables from the industry’s top leaders and experts in all things manufactured housing.
“SECO has always been about making personal connections and fostering education with small to mid-size community owners and managers,” SECO Co-Founder and organizer Spencer Roane said. “We are thrilled to be back in Atlanta this year to continue the tradition in-person and share industry knowledge among fellow professionals.”
SECO22 Announces Speakers, Schedule of Events
SECO is proud to announce its speakers and sessions for the 2022 event, including:
- Mark Yost, CEO of Champion Homes, our Keynote Speaker!
- Judge Louis Levenson, “Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow: Legal Considerations in Evictions”
- Commercial Real Estate Economist and Futurist KC Conway, CCIM, CRE, MAI
- Ed. O Bridgman, President and CEO, EOB Consulting “The Next Frontier: Expanding Your Portfolio with RV Parks”
- Ken Corbin, CallKenCorbin.com, “Communicating With Today’s Resident”
- Darren Krolewski, Co-President, Chief Business Development Officer, MHVillage/Datacomp, “Back to the Basics: Can’t-Miss Marketing Fundamentals to Promote Your Community and Sell/Rent More Homes”
- Kevin Thrash, Executive Vice President, American Commerce Bank, “Fly on the Wall Discussion of a Real Loan Committee”
Check out what this year’s full schedule has to offer!
Download the Whova App to Stay Connected at SECO22
Like in past years, SECO22 will make use of Whova to allow attendees to take full advantage of SECO22’s networking opportunities.
Attendees at the event can use Whova to network with other attendees, speakers, and sponsors, find a mentor, supplier, or business partner, plan social activities, post job openings tailored to event attendees, receive event updates, and stay in touch with connections after the event.
Attendees can find more information and download and register for Whova at secoconference.com.
After downloading, attendees should use their attendee email address when signing up in the app and choose a strong password, or sign up using a social media account. Once signed up, they will be taken directly to the event.
If asked for an event invitation code when accessing the event, attendees should check their email as the event invitation code will be emailed to all attendees prior to SECO22.
Those who have attended SECO in the past can log in using their existing credentials if they have used Whova during past SECO events.
What’s New at SECO22?
By attending SECO22, you’ll get to take part in networking roundtables, attend three receptions for entertainment and networking, experience SECO’s first-ever live music at the event, and attend all-time favorite SECO educational sessions to further your industry knowledge.
For the first time in five years, you’ll also have the chance to tour 16 on-site, display manufactured homes to see the latest developments in industry manufacturing. Manufacturers displaying homes at this year’s conference include Cavco, Clayton, Legacy Housing, Live Oak Homes, ScotBilt Homes, and Skyline Champion.
This year’s event is expected to draw hundreds of industry professionals from all over the country.
“We’re just a few days away from SECO22, so if you haven’t already registered for the event and booked your transportation and lodging, now is the time to act,” Roane said. “The room block at the Atlanta Evergreen Lakeside Resort is now sold out, and we’re now booking rooms at our secondary lodging location, the Inn at Stone Mountain Park. We recommend registering for SECO22 TODAY so that you can plan out your SECO week and take advantage of the top event for community owners and managers.”
Now in its 12th year, SECO has been a landmark conference “for community owners, by community owners,” providing the opportunity to learn, interact, network, and shop the latest manufactured housing offerings as well as building symbiotic relationships between community owners and street retailers.
For more information on SECO22 and to register for the event, visit secoconference.com. SECO22 is an industry conference for manufactured housing professionals and is not open to the general public.