Event Calendar

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

MHCA Annual Conference

Start Date: 6/19/2024 7:00 AM PDT
End Date: 6/21/2024 5:00 PM PDT

Venue Name: Hilton Phoenix Tapatio Cliffs Resort

Location:
11111 N. 7th Street
Phoenix, AZ  United States  85020

Organization Name: MHCA

Contact:
Brittany Robinson
Email: brittany@azmhca.com
Phone: (480) 345-4202

Wednesday, June 19
 

6:45 am - 7:30 am Golf Registration at Lookout Mountain Golf Club at the Hilton Phoenix Tapatio Cliffs Resort
 

7:30 am Golf Tournament Begins, Followed by Lunch at the Golf Club
 

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Tour of ZenniHome; Meet bus at front of hotel
 

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Opening Reception Sponsored by CAVCO Park Models
 

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Cracker Barrel: For RV Park & Campground personnel: meet with others in the industry!


Please note: We are offering Mini Sessions this year, each lasting about 20 minutes and giving one of our sponsors an opportunity to explain their products or services and you a chance to ask questions! 

The Mini Sessions are listed in green below.

Thursday, June 19, 2024

7:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration

7:30 am - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast; Visit Exhibits

8:30 am - 9:15 am Let’s Get Started!

9:15 am - 10:15 am If Walt Disney Ran Your Park…What Would it Look Like? Keynote Speaker John “The Ex- Disney Guy” Formica will help you create a magical a Disney-like culture in your park. Sponsored by RHP Properties

10:15 am - 11:00 am Visit Exhibits

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Concurrent Sessions - Pick Your Favorite!

Keeping Your Amenities Updated:
Kathleen Walsh, Advanced Outdoors

Selling & Creating the MH Lifestyle: Kerin MacWilliams

RV Park Data in Arizona: What You Need to Know: Walter Johnson, Valley View of Duncan


Mini Sessions: "The Triple Threat: Tech That Saves Time, Costs Less & Helps Grow Your Business" byYardi Breeze and Rent Manager will speak on “Thriving in Tight Times: Best Practices for Boosting NOI in Manufactured Housing Communities”

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch/AZ ARVC Annual Meeting/Visit Exhibits
Lunch Sponsored by Newbook, Awards Sponsored by Shu Bug

1:30 pm - 2:25 pm Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

Create a “Whistle While You Work” Environment - Build Magical Teams!: John “The Ex-Disney Guy” Formica for this presentation on employer-employee relations.

Low Cost Marketing for Your MHC: Darren Krolewski of MHVillage

Avoiding Premises Liability: Attorney Scott Baluha will speak on property issues, especially in RV parks and campgrounds.


Mini Sessions: AccessParks will present “Leveraging Recent Demographic Changes to Make Broadband Wi-Fi a Profit Center” followed by “Stream Revenue Into Your Park - Revenue You Generate Is Value You Create!" from It’s All About Satellites.

2:25 pm - 3:10 pm Visit Exhibits

3:10 pm - 4:00 pm Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

Update from the Constables:
Constable Scott Blake, President of the Arizona Constables Association

AI for the MH Industry: Darren Krolewski, MH Village

Designing & Financing RV Destinations for the Next Generation of Guests: Ed Bridgman


Mini Sessions: ManageAmerica will present “Water: How to Maximize Recovery and Minimize Usage,” followed by “Approaches to Onsite Wastewater Solutions” by E-Z Treat

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

Handling Confidential Data Fair Housing & Modifications to Homes:
Attorney Scott Baluha

Marketing & Branding for RV Resorts & Glamping: Mike Harrison of CRR


Mini Sessions: ADA Compliance Consultants and Roadrunner Paving & Asphalt will each present.

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Ask a Question, Any Question: Bring your questions for the experts!

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Welcoming Party! Join us in the exhibit hall to meet with sponsors and exhibitors, fellow owners and managers. Enjoy free drinks and hors'devours! Sponsored by MAR Companies 

Thursday qualifies for 6 hours of Park Manager Education.

 

Friday, June 21, 2024

7:30 am - 8:30 am Registration

8:30 am - 9:30 am Fantastical Thinking Failures - Why Build It and They Will Come is Only True in Hollywood: Kathleen Walsh, Advanced Outdoor

9:30 am - 10:15 am Visit Exhibits

10:15 am - 11:00 am Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

MHC Data in Arizona and Why it Matters to You:
Walter Johnson, Valley View of Duncan and MHCA Board Member

Updating Your Forms: Rental Agreement or Rules? Attorney Scott Baluha

Great Management Skills: Mike Harrison of CRR

Mini Sessions

11:05 am - 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

Turning a Park Around: Have you purchased a park which need many improvements (and perhaps some evictions) or had one of those managers who can turn a nice park into one not so nice in a few months? Attorney Doug Nelson of Evans, Dove, Nelson, Fish & Grier PLC and Neal Haney, NTH Property Management

7 Step Guide to Rent Collection: Mark Roady of MAR Communities

Creating Last Memories at Your Park so that your customers come back year after year and are telling their friends. Steve Stafford of Camp Jellystone.

Mini Sessions

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch/MHCA Annual Meeting Sponsored by CAVCO Industries

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

Your Kids Inherited What?
Attorney Doug Nelson

Emergency Situation Awareness & Preparedness: Attorney Scott Baluha and Cindy Smith of Saunders & Amos

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Break/Enjoy a Snack!

2:30 pm - 3:15pm Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

The Insurance Market of the Future -
Ashley Michalson, Leavitt Recreation Insurance

How to Handle Complaints - From Verbal to Legal: Attorney Scott Baluha

3:20 pm - 4:15 pm Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

Roundtable Discussion for Owners Liability for Harassment (especially for Managers):
Attorneys Scott Baluha and Josh Black

Routine Maintenance Schedule for Your Park: Neal Haney

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm Ask a Question, Any Question: Bring your questions for the experts!


Friday qualifies for 6 hours of Park Manager Education.