TMHA Convention

September 16-18, 2018

Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas
4150 N MacArthur Blvd
Irving, TX 75038

Sunday 9/16

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Golf Tournament - Four Man Scramble on TPC Golf Course

6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Evening Welcome Reception - Food, Drinks, and Football!  Watching party - Dallas Cowboys vs. NY Giants Season Opener!

Monday 9/17

8 a.m.
Booths Open

8 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. (Prize Drawings at 8:30 a.m.)
Breakfast and Keynote Speaker: Manufactured Housing Financing and Freddie Mac | Mike Dawson, VP Single Family, Freddie Mac

9:20 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.
City/County Rules and Regs and How they Effect the MH Community / Laci Ehlers, McLean & Howard LLP

The Big 5+ of Social Media and How to Use Them in Your Business - Retail Focused / J.R. Atkins, Something Different Companies

Show Me the Money - How to best position your park for financing and what debt sources are available / Carl Pankratz, NorthMarq Capital

10:05 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Snack Break and Booth Tours

10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Community Management Best Practices / Maria Horton, Newport Pacific

BOOM.... The Next 10 Years and Beyond in MH / Ken Corbin, Call Ken Corbin

MHC Valuation & Market Trends / Casey Thom and Bob McBroom, Sunstone Real Estate Advisors

11:20 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Big 5+ of Social Media and How to Use Them in Your Business - Community Focused / J.R. Atkins, Something Different Companies

MH Communities and Eviction / Jack Skaggs, Jackson Walker LLP

Due Diligence in Acquisitions of Communities / Steve Edel, Due Diligence Partners

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. (Prize Drawings at 12:15 p.m.)
Lunch with Keynote Speaker Dr. John Baen, Professor of Real Estate at UNT

1:40 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Top Tips When Buying and Selling Communities / Frank Rolfe, CEO, Mobile Home University

Federal MH Update / Dr. Lesli Gooch, Executive Vice President of Government Affairs & Chief Lobbyist, Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI)

1:40 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.
Negotiation Techniques and De-escalation Tips / Doug Noll, JD MA | Mediator, Author, Speaker

Sales, Management and Leadership Training / Tim Connor, President, Connor Resource Group

3:20 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Closing Session: Trailer Park Economics / Dr. Charlie Becker, Research Professor of Economics Duke University

4 p.m.
Booths Close

6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Cocktail Reception

7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Chairman’s Dinner, General Session, Casino Night

Tuesday 9/18

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Breakfast with Joe Garcia/TDHCA

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Fourth Quarter Board Meeting

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