Best Conferences for Property Management

This article has been updated for 2019 Property Management, Investor, and Real Estate Conferences.

Here’s a look at the top property management conferences in 2019 for managers, landlords, owners, investors, business leaders and key players in the rental industry.

Attending a property management conference gives you an opportunity to network with your peers and discover trends about the market, emerging technology, and renter interests.  These events are great educational opportunities to expand your personal knowledge and make connections to improve your business. The relationships you make may be new clients, friends or future partners – you never know who you will meet!

Property management conference are designed for investors, landlords, managers and professionals involved residential rental management.  These events are great for newbies looking to learn the ropes of the industry and veterans craving more information.

The following events are often hosted every year. If you missed one this year, check the event’s website to see when future events will be held.

January 2019 Conferences

Multifamily Social Media Summit

Date: January 9-11, 2019
Location: Napa, CA
Host: Multifamily Social Media
AboutA One-of-a-Kind Conference for Managers and Executives Focused on the ROI of Social Media and Content Marketing in Retaining and Attracting New Residents. The program will feature case studies and panels of industry experts to give practical examples of how blogging and social media can benefit property management firms.

NMHC Apartment Strategies Outlook Conference

Date: January 28-29, 2019
Location: San Diego, CA
Host: National Multifamily Housing Council
About: The conference will be an entire day of trends, statistics and powerful business insight into what lies ahead for the economy and our industry. This meeting is open to members and non-members and requires separate registration from the Annual Meeting.

February 2019 Conferences

CampusConnex – NAA Student Housing Conference & Exposition

Date: February 12-13, 2019
Location: Orlando, F, IL
Host: National Apartment Association
About: NAA’s Student Housing Conference & Exposition has been renamed CampusConnex! Everything student housing insiders need to succeed is at the NAA Student Housing Conference & Exposition.  Get in on the latest trends, industry expertise, top suppliers and networking opportunities – all to take your success to the next level. Attendees include student housing marketers, leasing and sales specialists, property and portfolio managers, developers and suppliers.

March 2019 Conferences

Real Estate REvive Conference and Expo

Date: March 21, 2019
Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Host: Citrus Valley Association of Realtors
About: This all-day event will feature nationally-acclaimed speakers, each focusing on a different aspect of the industry, from sales and marketing, to motivation, technology, and economics/market conditions. This is one of California’s largest Real Estate conferences of the year for Real Estate Professionals.

NARPM Broker/Owner Retreat

Date: February 25-27, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Host: National Association Residential Property Managers
About: This 3 day event includes an Exhibitor Trade Fair and education classes for Designated Brokers, Company Owners, Regional Managers, and major decision makers.

April 2019 Conferences

2019 REALTOR® Broker Summit

Date: April 2-3, 2019
Location: Austin, TX
Host: National Association of Realtors
About: The REALTOR® Broker Summit offers an incredible two days of learning, exclusive insights, and networking opportunities. Stay on the cutting edge by discovering new technologies and business strategies from industry leaders.

Texas Apartment Association Education Conference & Lone Star Expo

Date: April 10-12, 2019
Location: Houston, TX
Host: Texas Apartment Association
About: The TAA Education Conference & Lone Star Expo offers you convenient, close-to-home, affordable professional development in a compact schedule that meets the needs of you and your team members. Find real-world solutions you can use in almost 60 seminars, and products and services that can set your property apart in the 410+ booth Lone Star Expo. 

PM Grow Summit 2019

Date: April 17-19, 2019
Location: Austin, TX
Host: PM Grow Summit
About:  Since its inception in 2017, PM Grow has brought visionary individuals together to create meaningful progress in the way property management works. PM Grow is an opportunity. It’s an opportunity to build your business, launch your consulting career, and share ideas with other property management entrepreneurs who are on the cusp of something big. Join the PM Grow Summit if you are ready to grow your business, contribute to the improvement of the industry, and share ideas with other forward-looking professionals. Over the last two years, attendees have left this conference feeling motivated, empowered, and ready to do things differently.


May 2019 Conferences

Apartment Internet Marketing Conference

Date: May 5-8, 2019
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Host: Apartment Internet Marketing
About: The Apartment Internet Marketing Conference (AIM Conference®) is the only multifamily industry conference that focuses on – Internet marketing, advertising and branding; In-home technology; Web technology and applications; Mobile platforms; Online leasing and customer experience; CRM systems and methods; Lead tracking; Resident retention and communication; and Social media.

June 2019 Conferences

Apartmentalize by NAA

Date: June 26-28, 2019
Location: Denver, CO
Host: National Apartment Association
About: The NAA Education Conference & Exposition has been renamed as Apartmentalize! It’s the same conference that you’ve come to expect from NAA, but with a new name. Join us to Apartmentalize in Denver, which means taking your career, your company and the experience your residents receive to the next level. Achieve greater success in all three areas by joining us in Denver to attend the apartment housing industry’s premiere event.

July 2019 Conferences

Inman Connect

Date:  July 23-26, 2019
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Host: Inman
About: Inman Connect brings together more than 4,000 top-producing agents and brokers, CEOs of leading real estate franchises, MLS and association leaders, tech entrepreneurs and marketing executives to network, make deals, explore current trends and technology and learn how to embrace and leverage change. Over 5 days, there’ll be bigger tracks and breakouts, bolder speakers and discussions, and better networking opportunities. You’ll meet those eager to buy your company, hire you, partner with you, and teach you.

Check back often as we update this page with more 2019 Property Management and Real Estate Conferences.

Did we miss anything?

If you have a favorite conference or want to see your event included in this list, let us know in the comments!

2018 Property Management and Real Estate Conferences

September 2018 Conferences

Multifamily Executive Conference

Date: September 17 -19, 2018
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Host: Multifamily Executive
About: The conference will cover areas like Proven strategies from the industry’s best and brightest on how to boost the bottom line. Apartment and Condo News and Business Strategies for Multifamily Owners, Managers, and Developers.

Rental Housing Association Expo

Date: September 18, 2018
Location: Boston, MA
Host: Rental Housing Association
About: “The best professional development runs the gamut from training, idea exchange and recognition of success, all components of the Rental Housing Association’s Fall Conference and EXPO. Training comes from three nationally recognized speakers delivering industry relevant content; numerous networking opportunities and the trade show afford time for idea exchange, and the awards program celebrates individual and corporate excellence.”  –Jennifer Murphy is Director of Residential Leasing at Chestnut Hill Realty, 2017 RHA Education Committee Co-Chair

IREM Global Summit

Date: September 26 -29, 2018
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Host: Institute of Real Estate Management
About: The IREM Global Summit will go beyond borders to deliver a unique, contemporary experience for commercial and multifamily property and asset managers.

October 2018 Conferences

Maximize Conference

Date: October 1 – 3, 2018
Location: Austin, TX
Host: National Apartment Association
About: MAXIMIZE is the apartment industry’s sole conference dedicated to asset management and long-term value creation in multifamily housing and portfolios

NMHC Student Housing Conference & Exposition

Date: October 3 – 5, 2018
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
Host: National Multifamily Housing Council
About: This annual event is strategically timed to take place at the start of each new school year and serves as a platform to share the most up-to-date industry information including lease-up numbers, new developments, millennial marketing strategies, technological innovations, new industry entrants and much more.

Midwest Multifamily Conference

Date: October 9 – 10, 2018
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Host: Indiana Apartment Association
About: The Midwest Multifamily Conference is the largest industry conference dedicated exclusively to helping Midwestern apartment professionals reach new levels of professional success. Two action-packed days of learning, networking, and discovering innovative strategies for success in the apartment industry.

NARPM 30th Annual Convention and Trade Show

Date: October 16 – 19, 2018
Location: Coronado, CA
Host: National Association of Residential Property Managers
About: General sessions and workshops that are tracked Broker/owners, property managers, and all members. Engaging trade show exhibits where industry leaders converge and share tools, innovation and experience.

November 2018 Conferences

REALTORS Conference & Expo

Date: November 2 -5, 2018
Location: Boston, MA
Host: National Association of Realtors
About: Join NAR for their annual conference for real estate professionals.

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