Event Calendar

Thursday, June 8, 2023

MHCA Annual Conference

Start Date: 6/8/2023 7:00 AM PDT
End Date: 6/9/2023 5:00 PM PDT

Venue Name: We-Ko-Pa Resort & Casino

10438 WeKoPa Way
Fort McDowell, AZ  United States 

Organization Name: MHCA

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

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 8, 2023

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Welcome 
hosted by John Sheedy, President of the Arizona Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (AZ ARVC) and Mark Roady, President of Manufactured Housing Communities of Arizona (MHCA)

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Keynote: Elevating the Customer from King to Emperor!! Author Ken Corbin is back by popular demand! Sponsored by Cooper Cardinal

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Visit Exhibits

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

Benefits & Costs of Solar: 
Michael Martinez, Owner/Founder & Erik Boardman, General Manager, Shorebreak Energy Developers

Drafting & Enforcing Rules for Your Park: Neal Haney, NTH Property Management

What Types of Homes Do YOU Accept in Your Campground: MHCA Attorney Scott Baluha, 
Zona Law

Mini Sessions: Simplifying Campground Management ReservationsKameron Greenland, 
Firefly Reservations and Asphalt for Your ParkSunland Asphalt

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

Finding, Creating & Keeping Rockstar Employees: 
Ken Corbin

Sales & Park Management: Chris Hellend, Piper Capital Holdings

What to Do with Your Online Reviews & Social Meda: AZ ARVC Webmaster Roxi Baxley, Strait Web Solutions

Mini Sessions - SoftwareYardi Breeze and Rent Manager 

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch/Presentation by George O' Leary/AZ ARVC Annual Meeting Sponsored by It's All About Satellites- RVParkTV.com

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. 
Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!


The Final Frontier: Where No MH/RV Park Has Gone Before: Cole Achtzehn, MAR Companies

What is Harassment Of Park Staff By Residents: Attorney Doug Nelson, Evans, Dove, Nelson, Fish & Grier PLC

The Transient Act v. Long-Term RV Act: Scott Baluha

Mini Sessions: Software & Utility Billing, Manage America and Protect & Maximize Your Solar 
Energy Developers

2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Visit Exhibits/Refreshments

3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. 
Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

Homelessness & Subsidized Housing: The Effects on Your Park: Doug Nelson

Steps for Obtaining Title on an Abandoned Home: Scott Baluha

Financing & Feasibility of the Glamping Industry: Connor Schwab, Sage Outdoor Advisory

Mini Sessions: Water SubmeteringMetron Sustainable Services and Utility Metering and

BillingSpectrum Utilities

4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Ask the Experts! This is your opportunity to ask any questions of the experts in our industries!

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
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 Copper State Pavement Inc.

Thursday qualifies for 6 hours of Park Manager Education.

Friday, June 9, 2023

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Hello! My Name Is _______: I’m Sorry, What Was Your Name Again? Sean O’Neil, President of Memory

Dynamics, will teach the basics of how to remember the name of each person you meet. This fun and interactive presentation will make you a hit with everyone you meet in your business. Sponsored by Affordable Housing Loans

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!


Technology in the Space - Kathleen Walsh, Advanced Outdoor Solutions

Fair Housing & ADA - Attorney Scott Baluha

Mini Sessions: Member Savings Program, Mark Schiavone, MSP and Mobile Home Loans
Affordable Housing Loans

9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Visit Exhibits

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!


The Millenial Market - Rachel Godbout, Advanced Outdoor Solutions

New & Proposed Tax Laws & Other Issues That Could Affect Your Business - Mitch Reitman, Reitman Consulting Group

Management 101: Difficult Conversations to Have with Your Residents and Guests - Kerin MacWilliams, E.T. Consultants

Mini Sessions: Buying & Selling Parks, Cooper Cardinal and Internet Services for MH Parks, Kwikbit Internet

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!


Take the Red Pill: Breaking the MH/RV Simulation: Mark Roady, MAR Companies

Update from the Constables - Constable Scott Blake

Asphalt Maintenance for Your Park - Antonio Castillo and Bill Malaby, Sunland Asphalt

Mini Sessions: TV and Internet Systems for Your Park, It’s All About Satellites and Broadband in 
Manufactured Housing & RV Parks, AccessParks

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch/Lobbyist Updates/MHCA Annual Meeting Sponsored by RHP Properties 

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

To Infinity & Beyond: Buzz Light Years Into the Future By Building Your Brand! - Cole Achtzehn, Sales

& Marketing, MAR Industries

Sales of Homes in Your Park (& Working with Realtors): TJ Geninatti, Valley Vistas Management &

Realty Exchange

Finding the Right People for Your Park - Neal Haney

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Break

2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

Funding for Your Park: Panel Discussion led by John Sheedy, Park Brokerage


How to Handle Changes in Amenities in Your Park - Scott Baluha

Charging for Utilities in an RV Park - Neal Haney

3:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Break

3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions - Choose the one that interests you!

Owners Forum: An opportunity for owners to share information

The Finer Points of the Manufactured Home Park Management: Doug Nelson

ARVC Update: Riley Wilson, ARVC Marketing Manager

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Ask the Experts: Your Opportunity to Ask the Experts Questions

Friday qualifies for 6 hours of Park Manager Education.