Thursday, October 7
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Gaylord National Harbor

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Registration is open for PMEXPO, the largest and most important one-day property management event in the national capital region. Attendance for property management professionals is complimentary. 

Reimagine...chances are you have had to do just that, reimagine how your company will continue to do business throught the pandemic and beyond. You've put your creative hat on and tied it tight while you navigated Zoom and Teams, discovered how to create new partnerships, and became a master at "the pivot." 

Attending PMEXPO 2021 is a must-attend event! Highlights include:

  • Access to a wide variety of exhibitors to help you save time and money; complimentary registration for the Exhibit Hall;
  • Educational programs lead by industry experts offered throughout the day (many of which are free); see details about the two educational seminars below;
  • Networking opportunities with hundreds of peers who face the same challenges, including a mobile event app (will be live by October 4);
  • PMEXPO provides all of the benefits of a national convention without the time or financial commitment typically required of those events; and 
  • Opportunity to win $5,000 (or other fabulous prize) by participating in Passport to Prizes.

Register Now!

Educational Seminars

Individual PMA members may attend one or both seminars for $125.
Property Management companies, reward your staff with FREE access to seminars by purchasing an Educational Pass (PMA Members: $300; non-members: $750) on the Attendee Registration page; the confirmation email will contain your discount code - give this to your employees to use during registration (they will type in the code on the Registration Summary Page). 

10:3011:30 a.m. – Seminar I
Strategies on Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent in the Post-COVID World

Brad Schwartz, President, MSB Resources, LLC
Dena B. Calo, Esq. Partner and Co-Chair, Labor & Employment Group - Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP

From all accounts, recruiting and retaining top talent has become more difficult in the post-COVID world. Now is the time for all of us to develop new strategies to recruit and retain the best talent on the market. What recruiting tools are working best? What can you do to draw new and great leaders into your organization? Once we hire top talent, what performance management tools should we use to retain and develop the best teams?

12:301:30 p.m. – Seminar II
Recover and Realign: Renew Your Leasing Strategy with the Latest Interactive Technology Solutions

Kristi Fickert, VP of Enterprise Growth, Realync

We spend thousands of marketing dollars every month, creating awareness for our apartment communities and getting apartment shoppers to visit our websites. Internet Listing Services, Google Pay-Per-Click, Facebook, and Instagram ads and maybe even Tik-Tok, but what are you doing with your prospects once you have their attention? In this session, we’ll explore each phase of the apartment marketing funnel and how applying the right technology at the right time can help you do more and get better results, with less spend (no matter your level of influence within the company). Not only can you improve and significantly impact your property’s bottom line, but you can develop a more efficient marketing machine, allowing your team to focus on what they do best - turning tours into raving residents.

Ask Me Anything Sessions and Product Demos

Gather 'round the Ask Me Anything Stage in the middle of the exhibit hall for the following sessions:
9:30 – 10 a.m.
Ask Me Anything with Todd Kelting, Esq. Maryland Legislative Session

10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Product Demo by Yardi - Yardi Breeze

10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
Ask Me Anything with Billy Cannon, Esq. – DC Legislative Session

11:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Product Demo by Rent Dynamics - Voice of Consumer

12 – 12:30 p.m.
Ask Me Anything with Crystal Kramer, Esq. – Virginia Legislative Session

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.
Ask Me Anything with Lisa Banks, Esq. – Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way

3:30 p.m. Prize Drawings on the Ask Me Anything Stage

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center​

The Gaylord opened July 1, 2021 following a $64 million renovation driven by the hotel's commitment to providing a clean and safe environment for guests. Read "Our Commitment to You:  Health and Safety Cleanliness Standards" at 

Staying at the Gaylord

Even though the cut-off date for reservations was Tuesday, September 21, 2021, the Gaylord has kept the reservation link open. If you still wish to make a reservation go to or call 877-491-0468.

Parking for PMEXPO

Discounted parking is available at the Gaylord, $20 for self-park and $35 for valet.

Parking alternatives include:
Plateau Lot – 250 Waterfront Street
St. George Garage – 164 Fleet Street
Mariner Garage – 199 Fleet Street

The above parking facilities offer a daily rate of $22. Street parking near the Gaylord is also available though is limited to two hours. Click here for a National Harbor parking map.

Questions? Contact Director of Events, Nancy Macklin