NCC Meets in Chicago Nov. 1-3

NCC Fall Leadership Forum Chicago skyline
A view from 360 Chicago atop the John Hancock Building.

The National Communities Council, a program of the Manufactured Housing Institute, reconvenes for the Fall Leadership Forum Nov. 1 – 3 at the Westin in downtown Chicago.

NCC offers strategic content to explore new ideas, examine trends and offer unique networking opportunities. The Fall Leadership Forum is organized for executive-level professionals in the manufactured housing industry.

Check-in and networking for NCC in Chicago begins Nov. 1 at 4 p.m. The following two days are programmed with not-to-be-missed speakers and seminars beginning 9 a.m. Nov. 2 and continuing through the afternoon of Nov. 3.

The deep and strategic seminar schedule includes…

Sneak Peek at NCC in Chicago

Wednesday Nov. 2 

9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
“The State of the U.S. Economy & the Role of Housing”, with in-depth analysis and discussion from Keynote Speaker Jonathan Miller, president and CEO of Miller Samuel Inc., who was named “Best Online Real Estate Expert” by Money Magazine.

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.
David Funk, director and senior lecturer in the Baker Program in Real Estate at Cornell University, will provide “An Economist’s View on Chattel Lending Trends”.

3:30– 4:30 p.m.
“Creating and Maintaining a Positive Brand in a Digital World” looks at how digital business profiles mean the difference between success and failure. Beth Monicatti-Blank, president of All Seasons Communications, highlights effective ways to respond to both positive and negative reviews while maintaining and growing a positive online business profile.

Thursday, Nov. 3

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
“The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership” is the creation of author and speaker Mike Figliuolo, who will describe how to articulate your leadership philosophy in the form of personal leadership maxims that work as an everyday reminder on your personalized leadership approach.

11:00 a.m. – Noon
“Dealing with Disasters” covers the two major storms that hit Texas and Florida in consecutive weeks. Countless lives, properties and businesses were impacted. Florida Manufactured Housing Association Executive Director Jim Ayotte and Texas Manufactured Housing Association Executive Director D.J. Pendleton revisit what the manufactured housing industry has learned from the recovery efforts, and share what community owner/operators experienced during the storms.