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Caesars Palace 2014 Congress and Expo

Housing professionals will not want to miss the 2014 Congress and Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.  The Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI) along with National Communities Council (NCC) is hosting this all star event.

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The 2014 National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing will be held on April 29 – May 1, 2014 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Congress & Expo is the largest annual gathering of industry leaders featuring outstanding speakers, workshops, exhibits, and networking opportunities!

With the theme of Creating Opportunities – Building Success, the 2014 National Congress & Expo for Manufactured and Modular Housing will move back to Caesars Palace with a low room rate of $119 per night. Caesars Palace provides excellent meeting facilities for the Congress & Expo and easy access to some of the best restaurants, shopping and entertainment in Las Vegas.

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For more detailed information on this important industry event and to register, visit www.congressandexpo.com. The early-bird rates for registration and the special Caesars Palace hotel room rate of $119 per night expire on March 28, 2014.

The registration fee includes: Full access to the Exhibit Hall; Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall; Wednesday Breakfast and Keynote Speaker Ken Segall; Awards Luncheon; Educational Workshops; Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall; Thursday Breakfast and General Session Speaker Chris Fisher; Coffee breaks throughout each morning; and complimentary WiFi in the Exhibit Hall, General Sessions, and Educational Workshops

The 10th Annual Oliver Technologies, Inc. Golf Tournament scheduled for Monday afternoon, April 28th and Tuesday’s MHI-National Communities Council Spring Forum, April 29th are available for additional fees.

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The National Communities Council Spring Forum will be held on Tuesday, April 29th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This is a great event for those involved with manufactured home communities, whether as an owner/operator, service provider, lender or consultant. With an emphasis on providing practical solutions and take-home value to help attendees with their business, it provides informative content to address the needs of community owner/operators of all sizes.

The Forum offers targeted educational and networking opportunities and is a great way to meet other owner/operators and service providers to talk about the challenges, opportunities and successful strategies necessary in an ever-changing business environment.

The Congress & Expo will feature excellent speakers. The 2014 Keynote will be delivered by Ken Segall. Author of Insanely Simple, Segall is an advertising executive who worked closely with Steve Jobs for over 12 years. He started the i-frenzy by naming iMac and helped develop Apple’s famous Think different campaign. To Steve Jobs, “simplicity” was a religion. He built a company based on its principles, in which the complexities of traditional business were simply not tolerated. Insanely Simple explains the ten elements of simplicity that drive Apple’s success. The Apple story is fascinating to people across all industries. Congress & Expo attendees will be enlightened and entertained by insights provided by Ken Segall.

Chris Fisher, Managing Principal, Ducker Worldwide, will be the featured speaker during Thursday morning’s general session. The economy is recovering, population is shifting, financial regulations are changing and the housing industry has permanently shifted. To help business owners and industry players address the future, this session will provide a data driven assessment of historic and future dynamics and drivers of the industry from which to understand triggers of growth/decline as well as clusters of opportunity. Issues such as economics, financial tools, traditional housing, income, population statistics and other factors that correlate to help explain the new future will be explored. A proven growth model process for leaders who want to better align their business and prepare to “outperform” the industry will be presented. This 5-step process will enable attendees to better prepare, align and execute in the changing manufactured housing economy.

Educational workshops will be held on Wednesday, April 30th and Thursday, May 1st and will include timely topics such as: Trends and Insights on Boomers and Beyond; Energy Efficiency Sells More Homes; Building Successful Relationships with Local Banks and Credit Unions; CFPB Regulations –New Rules Impacting the Manufactured Housing Industry; Future of Telecommunications on Community Property; Beyond Websites: Attracting and Converting More Online Leads into Sales; 7 Timely Marketing Strategies that Can Actually be Implemented (By You!); Getting the Most from Your Submetering Program; Navigating the Capital Markets of Today and Insight into the Impending Wave of Maturing Loans; Why Would I Live Here? Discover the Value of Resident Interviews, Mystery Shopping and Staff Training; and The 7 Keys to Managing Growth, Profits and Cash Flow.

The Congress & Expo will feature exhibits from leading product and service providers in the industry providing the opportunity for attendees to see the latest services, innovations and technologies available. For information on exhibiting, please visit  http://www.congressandexpo.com/2014/exhibitors.asp to view the floor plan, booth prices, the list of 2014 exhibitors and to reserve booth space. Booth prices have been reduced which makes exhibiting at this event an even greater value.

Excellent sponsorship opportunities are available. 

Visit http://www.manufacturedhousing.org/media_kit/default.htm and look under Tradeshow Sponsorship, Exhibiting and Advertising Opportunities.  New sponsorship opportunities were added for 2014.

Thanks to the following sponsors for helping make this event possible.
Platinum Sponsors
Marcus & Millichap
Oliver Technologies, Inc.
RHP Properties, Inc.
Sunstone Manufactured Housing Consultants

Gold Sponsors
Assurant Specialty Property
Inspire Communities
UMH Properties, Inc.
Wells Fargo
YES! Communities

Silver Sponsors
CU Factory Built Lending
Lippert Components, Inc.
MHVillage, Inc.
Shaw Industries, Specialty Markets
Southeast Auction Company

Bronze Sponsors
CBRE National MHRV Team
Riverstone Communities
U.S. Bank

If you are a housing professional, you won’t want to miss this event. Learn more or pre-register at http://www.congressandexpo.com/2014/##

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