Interested in presenting to over 1,000 property owners, managers and real estate professionals? If you’re looking for a way to connect directly with an engaged audience, active in the housing market and eager to learn how they can improve their community and their business, then you’ll definitely want to be a part of the CHA Owner Symposium!
Symposium Week is a virtual educational and networking event for property owners, property managers and real estate investors with rental property throughout Chicago’s 77 community areas.
We are currently seeking subject matter experts to lead workshop sessions, including lectures, interactive demonstrations and panel discussions relevant to property ownership, rental property management, maintenance, investment, and more! 
TOPICS: For Symposium Week 2021, we are expanding our workshop topic offerings and are particularly interested in experts who can speak on the following subjects: 
  • Post-COVID-19 Recovery (incl. strategies to help property owners spend less time in eviction court, economic recovery, property owner rights)
  • Post-COVID-19 Rentals (incl. how to prepare and conduct virtual showings, safety precautions)
  • Technology and Your Future (incl. incorporating technology into property management and digital strategies) 
  • Budgeting and Reserve Planning
  • Refinancing (incl. an overview of the benefits and different loan options available) 
  • Landlord Insurance
  • How to Run a Small Business (incl. financial management, the benefits of incorporation, hiring contractors, setting goals and business strategies) 
  • Selling/Buying Property (incl. buying your first rental property, unit turnover and the most important steps in the process with or without existing tenants)
  • How to Make Your Home Eco-Friendly (incl. green technology and best practices for sustainable living) 
  • Virtual Home Repair (incl. general maintenance, virtual diagnosis and walking-thru DIY repairs)
  • Credit Repair (incl. rebuilding strategies and how credit scores play a role in buying property)
  • Ins and Outs of Hiring a Property Management Firm (incl. overview of certification process)
  • Estate Planning for Investment Properties
  • Landlord-Tenant Conflict Resolution
  • Security Deposits (incl. regulations and important deadlines) 
  • .... or pitch us an idea!
SUBMISSION: Please complete the following survey for consideration as a speaker. For ease of processing, please submit a separate survey for each proposed session topic. Don't forget to submit sample presentation materials by email to

DEADLINE: Friday, August 13, 2021. 

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Thank you for your interest in the CHA Owner Symposium!