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Networking & Activities

Networking Program

Coffee, Conversation & Community

Open to all registrants
Begin each morning with coffee, conversation and community. It’s your first networking opportunity of the day and a great chance to plan and prepare for the events to come.


Welcome Reception
Complimentary to all registrants. Additional Guest tickets are $50 by March 30 or $60 after March 30.
Start the conference off right by mingling with attendees, exhibitors, corporate partners and sponsors in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Be sure to plan accordingly when making your travel arrangements—you won’t want to miss this popular, kick-off event.

President’s Club & National Corporate Member Reception
Invitation only
A special event for members of the President’s Club and National Corporate Members, this exclusive reception provides an opportunity for many of CAI’s biggest supporters to socialize, enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres and conduct club business.

Celebrating the Professional Community Association Manager (PCAM) Reception 
PCAMs and Managers only
Open to all PCAMs and community association managers. This reception is to acknowledge PCAMs and welcome new inductees, connect and mingle with colleagues, develop contacts and share experiences.

Insurance Professionals Reception
Insurance professionals only
Meet and mingle with Community Insurance and Risk Management Specialists and other professionals in the field. This is a great way to discuss the day’s sessions and build your professional network.

Annual Awards Reception
Wrap up the Annual Conference at our Awards Reception and celebrate CAI’s national award winners from 2016. The evening promises great food and fun with your CAI friends and colleagues. Attire is black-tie optional.  Complimentary to full conference registrants. Guest tickets are $80 by March 30 or $90 after March 30.

CAI Nevada Chapter Party

Join CAI’s Nevada chapter at Gilley's at Treasure Island hotel and enjoy the full Vegas night life experience with a special performance crafted for this event. Party to include buffet dinner, open bar, DJ and live band, bull riding contest and line dancing lessons. More information can be found at CAI Nevada Chapter website.
The chapter party is not included in your conference registration. $99 by April 28, and $125 after April 28, 2017.

Meetings & Exchanges

CAI Annual Membership Meeting 
Open to all registrants
Join us for coffee and bagels at the Annual Membership Meeting. This meeting includes a financial report and a review of key 2016 CAI activities and initiatives. The meeting is led by President Gregory G. Smith, CMCA, AMS, PCAM and CEO Thomas M. Skiba, CAE.

Business Partners Annual Meeting and Idea Exchange 
Business Partners only
Calling all CAI Business Partner members! Don’t miss this opportunity to exchange information on industry practices and standards and learn how others are addressing the situations you and your company face each day.

Community Managers Annual Meeting and Idea Exchange 
Managers only
Join community managers—portfolio, on-site and large-scale—as well as management company executives for this best-practices roundtable. You’ll learn how to overcome daily obstacles by sharing new ideas and real-world solutions.

Homeowner Annual Meeting and Information Exchange 
Community Association Volunteer Leaders only
Join your peers to share thoughts about day-to-day issues facing your association. This is an interactive, informal opportunity to discover practical concepts you can implement in your community.


ShopTalk for Accountants
Discuss the latest and best association accounting practices in an informal setting. Interact with your fellow accountants as they get to the bottom of the bottom line.

ShopTalk for Attorneys
Hosted by the College of Community Association Lawyers
Get advice and swap anecdotes with your colleagues in the legal profession. You’ll benefit from the experiences of your peers in an informal setting where you can share perspectives and best practices.

ShopTalk for Bankers
Discuss new and existing banking services and how common-interest communities can use these products to their best advantage. You’ll gain up-to-date information you can use in your operations.

ShopTalk for Insurance and Risk Management Professionals
Don’t miss this opportunity to exchange information on industry practices and standards. Learn how others are addressing the situations you and your company face each day.
Announcement of the First Barbara D. Wick Scholarship Recipient

Shop Talk for Reserve Professionals
Discuss the latest trends in reserve practices and network with colleagues to discover how they are overcoming common challenges and serving their association clients

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