FAA APTitudes Newsletter
June 2018 | The monthly e-newsletter of the Florida Apartment Association
What's New in the FAA
Bears are a fact of life in many parts of Florida, and apartment communities can do their part toward peaceful coexistence between the human and bear populations. Through its BearWise program and grants, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission can help.
Nominations for FAA officers for the 2018-19 board year are open until Wednesday, Aug. 1.
Brandon Gay, a member of the Apartment Association of Greater Orlando and maintenance supervisor for ContraVest, took the championship with a smooth, error-free performance. For Gay, the third time was indeed the charm. After two other trips to the finals, Gay, a maintenance supervisor for ContraVest, took home the 2018 Maintenance Mania crown. It was his first top-three finish.The Maintenance Mania National Championships were held June 15 at Apartmentalize in San Diego. Other finalists from Florida were John Perez, Camden Property Trust, Bay Area Apartment Association, and Jimmy Garcia, Matrix Residential, Apartment Association of Greater Orlando.
Full Service Electrical Contractors 24/7 Emergency
Switch Electric
Switch Electric is a full service licensed Electrical Contractor specializing in Multi-Family industry. Service area includes the whole state of Florida with focus on the Tampa/Orlando markets. We stock materials for properties such as common area bulbs and ballasts, main breakers and meter bank parts for immediate response day or night. We service pole mounted lighting systems, sports court lighting, parking lot & street lighting. Available 24/7 @ 1-800-929-5035.
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Register now to take advantage of online and early-bird discounts at faahq.org.
Celebrate and support APAC while enjoying a private VIP cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway at Boca Raton. More than three-quarters of the available tickets have already sold and just over 100 remain. Click "Learn More" for options to purchase tickets separately or bundled with your conference registration.
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The Liberty Group
Cardillo Law Firm
What's New Nationally
This year NAA has embarked on a three-year strategic plan, as created through a 12-person task force comprising owners and operators, industry supplier partners, association executives and NAA past chairmen of the board.
ET & T Distributors Inc
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If you are a sustainability advocate in an apartment company, it might be easy to feel like you are on your own little island.
Playmore Recreational Products & Services
ARD Distributors
Supplier Updates
Are you or is someone you know an active supplier member of FAA? Becoming a Product/Service Council officer is a great way to expand your role, get leadership experience, and possibly work your way up to a seat on the FAA Executive Committee. Click "Learn More" to download a nomination form. Don't delay! Nominations close Aug. 1.
New! Lead retrieval is available to exhibitors at the FAA Annual Conference & Trade Show in a choice of two formats. Access this dynamic suite of lead retrieval and attendee management tools either through a mobile app or handheld device.
A more robust and comprehensive supplier directory has replaced the old PSC Buyer's Guide, which in many cases only included one company under a specific category.
FAA offers opportunities to reach prospects at events throughout the year.



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