How to Optimize Your Time at NMHC OPTECH 2022

It’s that time of year again—the NMHC OPTECH Conference and Expo is coming up in less than a week on November 01, 2022. Attendees are due to fill the Wynn Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada for three days with an agenda jam-packed with over thirty education sessions and an expo floor filled with a hundred vendors dedicated to serving multifamily.

From networking, to attending panels, visiting vendor booths and having after hours fun, OPTECH provides countless opportunities to connect with colleagues and prepare for the year ahead. Whether you’re an industry rookie or a veteran, packing all of these activities into your schedule can be overwhelming, so here are some insider tips to help you optimize your time at OPTECH:

  1. Pick which education sessions to attend ahead of time
  2. Maximize your time on the expo floor
  3. Get into a Las Vegas state of mind


3 Insider Tips to Get the Most Out of NMHC OPTECH 2022

1. Pick Which Education Sessions to Attend Ahead of Time

In today’s ever-changing multifamily market, how can teams stay on top of technology and operations innovations? With over 30 educational sessions, attendees will have the opportunity to learn from industry leaders to help unlock more value and protect their assets. Since some of the sessions on the schedule overlap, it’s important to plan ahead and pick the most relevant panels to attend. Take a look at the full agenda and utilize your NMHC Planner to add sessions to your calendar during the event.

We know deciding which sessions to prioritize can be time-consuming, so we curated a list of must-attend sessions to keep on your radar here.

A Forward-Looking Session You Don’t Want to Miss: Risks and Rewards of Artificial Intelligence


Don’t miss this forward-looking session on the risks and rewards of artificial intelligence. Featuring multifamily tech visionary and LeaseLock CTO Sudip Shekhawat, along with industry leaders Amy Weissberger of Morgan Properties and Stephanie Fuhrman of Entrata, this panel discussion will explore the full power of AI beyond leasing. AI chatbots and leasing assistants have become common front-end solutions, but now is the time to embrace the full potential of AI-powered solutions to optimize other multifamily operations.

2. Maximize Your Time On the Expo Floor

Whether evaluating new technology solutions or meeting with existing vendor partners, spending time on the expo floor is a must for every multifamily professional. With your education sessions planned, allow yourself enough time for booth visits and networking on the expo floor.

To maximize your time during the conference, use the interactive Floor Plan tool to search by exhibitor, booth number, or product category, and select which exhibitors you want to connect with. Use your OPTECH Planner to save exhibitors to your show agenda and schedule time with your vendors of choice in advance—that way you’re first in line for deeper one-on-one conversations.

As you prepare to meet with potential proptech vendors, be sure to ask these 5 essential questions to understand a product’s true integration capabilities.

What Happens in Vegas Can Boost Your Asset Performance—Learn More at Booth 1000

OPTECH is the perfect opportunity to learn more about the latest industry trends and technologies that are transforming the rental housing industry. LeaseLock’s financial technology is doing just that—powered by AI, our fintech platform predicts risk and customizes coverage accordingly to turn unpredictable rent and damage loss into dependable net operating income and greater asset value.

If you’re looking to mitigate risk in the face of rising economic uncertainty, book a meeting with our experts—you’ll get a front row seat to our financial performance technology and a free asset performance report to give you a glimpse into your opportunity for NOI and asset value growth:


3. Get Into a Las Vegas State of Mind

Last, but not least, make time for some fun activities—it’s Las Vegas after all. From post-conference happy hours to insightful sessions with keynote speaker and international best-selling author Mel Robbins, there are plenty of opportunities to relax and have fun at OPTECH.

Find the full event agenda here for fun sessions and workshops you can attend during your time in Vegas.

Grab a Drink at the LeaseLock Sponsored Networking Bar

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To get into the Vegas spirit, stop by the only bar on the expo floor, brought to you by LeaseLock. Through a turbulent year with many economic challenges, the industry has made big strides toward new tech adoption and has successfully navigated the storms of the post-pandemic world. So, meet old and new friends at the networking bar for a refreshment, and let’s toast to another year of growth, transformation and continuous innovation.

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