Maintenance Mania and Appreciation Day

Thursday, April 27, 2023
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
Category: Signature Events

Today is all about maintenance professionals! The industry and your company thank you for everything that you do. We don't say it enough, but we want you to know how much we appreciate you with a day offsite.  Whether you like to learn, want to compete in Maintenance Mania, play cornhole or enjoy a day with your colleagues, today is all about you! 

Schedule at a glance: 

  • 8:30 am: Check-in and Registration
  • 9:00 am - 9:45 am: 1st Education Class 
    • Tips & Tricks to do your Job Better Day-to-Day
      • Course Overview:
        • What tips and tricks do you have that can help in ease a maintenance department’s day-day stressors and work-load and help improve the department’s end-of-day results and successes?
      • Presented By:

          Davon Maye 

          Capital Expenditure Project Manager

          Southern Management Companies, LLC.

          Christopher Thrift 

          Engineering Division Manager

          Southern Management Companies, LLC.

  • 10:00 am - 10:45 am: 2nd Education Class 
    • How Maintenance Department Decisions are Made
      • Course Overview:
        • The moderator led a panel discussion to understand better how maintenance decisions start at the top levels of an organization and how they might look by the time they reach the property level.
      • Presented By:

          Matt Berres 

          Senior Vice President, Service Operations


          Luke Lanciano 

          Manager of Sustainability and Energy Management

          Bernstein Management Corporation

  • 11:00 am - 11:45 am: 3rd Education Class 
    • Elevate Your Career
      • Course Overview:
        • Speaker shares their career experiences navigating the industry as they offer relevant advice on how you can elevate yourself through education. Many local certification programs offer classes/courses through NAPEEF and such, to help you advance your career.
      • Presented By:

          Dave Dargenzio


          NAPE Education Foundation

          Jason Trotman 

          Senior Chief Engineer, JLL


  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm: Networking, Lunch + Work on your racecar
  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Maintenance Mania + Field Games 
  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Reception

Please note in order to participate in Maintenance Mania, you must be a multifamily member company and agree to the 2022/2023 Participant Information, liability and photo/quote release waiver when you check out and present the completed form the day of the event. 


AOBA is committed to connecting the industry in a safe and responsible manner.  All attendees must comply with the local CDC mask guidelines at the location where the event is held.

  • While an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present, AOBA is implementing this policy and other safety protocols to reduce the risk of exposure to and spread of the virus.  AOBA cannot guarantee the health and safety of all attendees due to the COVID-19 pandemic and, therefore, all attendees are choosing to assume the risk of COVID-19 exposure. 

By registering for this event, you agree to this waiver and the cancellation policy

We hope everyone will appreciate the focus on the health and safety of our attendees.

Presenting Sponsor

National Game Sponsors

Thank You Local Sponsors!

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