Providing Resident Wi-Fi Access To Gain A Leasing Advantage


Listen to our Free On-Demand Digital Media Webcast with property management expert Ernest F. Oriente of PowerHour® and multifamily technology innovator Kerry W. Kirby, CEO of 365 Connect for a FREE + PowerHour LIVE Digital Media Webcast Conference. This lively discussion focuses on  “ Providing Resident Wi-Fi Access To Gain A Leasing Advantage – Raising Rents, Resident Retention, Hotspots, Technology, Compliance.” This LIVE, fast-paced 60-minute FREE Webcast Conference, discusses the methods to deliver residents high-speed Wi-Fi access to gain a leasing advantage in today's market.

Conference Discussion Highlights

  1. How are the largest multifamily management companies leveraging Wi-Fi to increase their rental rates, improve resident retention and raise their occupancy percentages?
  2. What is the difference between common area hotspots and community-wide Wi-Fi networks? Why does this matter?
  3. What are the risks of installing your own Wi-Fi network from a legal and financial point of view? Are there network security liabilities that apartment owners and property management leaders need to be aware of? 
  4. What are the legal implications of offering Wi-Fi to your apartment residents? How do the FCC CALEA Laws come into play? What are the liabilities and fines associated with non-compliance? Is your current Wi-Fi network opening your property management company to unnecessary liability?
  5. How does the FCC ban on exclusive-access Wi-Fi agreements put multifamily owners in the driver's seat when it comes to offering Wi-Fi to their residents?
  6. What does it take to setup Wi-Fi access at your apartment communities? What are the pitfalls to watch out for?

Conference Moderators

Kerry W. Kirby is a renowned entrepreneur, speaker, and technology innovator. He is the founder and CEO of 365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning marketing, leasing, and resident technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry. Kerry has propelled 365 Connect from a scrappy bootstrapped startup to an internationally recognized company, which has won an array of highly acclaimed international, national, and regional awards, including the Louisiana Governor's Technology Award.

Kerry has been a guest lecturer, featured speaker, and panelist at numerous universities, national conferences, and events. He has also been featured on the BBC Digital Planet program, NPR News, and various media outlets. Kerry has written the forward to a nationally published book on real estate and technology, presented in over 100 industry webcast reaching over 1-million listeners, and is often quoted as an expert in technology. He has been named to the Silicon Bayou 100 List of most influential entrepreneurs for eight consecutive years.

Ernest F. Oriente is a business coach since 1995 [41,000+ hours], a property management industry professional since 1988 - the author of SmartMatch Alliances, founder of PowerHour, PowerHour Sales Academy, and PowerHour Leadership Academy has a passion for coaching his clients on executive leadership, hiring and motivating property management SuperStars, traditional and Internet SEO/SEM marketing, competitive sales strategies, and smart/strategic alliances for property management teams and their leaders. He and his PowerHour team provide private and group coaching for property management companies and industry sales vendors/suppliers around North America and the world, executive recruiting, investment banking, SEO/SEM web strategies, national Wi-Fi solutions, employee policy manuals, social media leadership and powerful tools for hiring property management SuperStars and building dynamic teams.

Ernest worked for Motorola, Primedia and is certified in the Xerox sales methodologies. Recent interviews and articles have appeared more than 9000+ times in business and trade publications and in a wide variety of leading magazines and newspapers, including Smart Money, Inc., Business 2.0, The New York Times, Fast Company, The LA Times, Fortune, Business Week, Self Employed America and The Financial Times. Since 1995, Ernest has written over 250+ articles for the property management industry and created 400+ property management forms, business and marketing checklists, sales letters and presentation tools. PowerHour® is based in Olympic-town…Park City, Utah.

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Ernest also runs the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management vendor/supplier sales success, and the #1 LinkedIn group in the world for property management success.

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