Upcoming events

    • 01/24/2019
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Hilton Garden Inn, 205 South 64th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    Register

       

    2019 Maintenance Mania Sponsor Signup
    Thursday, January 24, 2019
      Hilton Garden Inn, 205 South 64th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    4pm-7pm

    EVENT DETAILS - 
    Be sure to mark your calendars to attend this exciting event.  GIAA members will be comp
    eting for a chance to become the National Champion! Join us for food, refreshments, and guaranteed fun!  New for 2019...we will be adding a Manager's Competition.

    Early bird registration ends 12/21/18.  All eligible registrants will be entered into a drawing for a FREE HOLE at the golf outing. Final deadline for all sponsorship registration is 1/10/19.

    We need Sponsors to help make this event successful. This is a great time to show your support of our industry professionals who make us all look good!

    Event Sponsorships are open to Member Vendors, Apartment Communities, Management Companies and Owners!

    Sponsorship Options:

    Table Sponsor $375

    Beverage Sponsor $250

    Catering Sponsors $200

    Award Sponsors $150


    Sponsorship Opportunities are limited so sign up today!  


    For additional information on the event and sponsorship opportunities please contact Event Chair:

    Sara Kern

    skern@newburyliving.com  |  ph 515-669-5592  

    Learn more about Maintenance Mania by clicking the link below:

    https://www.naahq.org/maintenance-mania/competitor-information

    Maintenance Team Members-Sign Up to participate at this link  

    https://giaahq.org/event-3158068/Registration

    What is Maintenance Mania®?

    Maintenance Mania® is a national program offered by NAA and presenting sponsor HD Supply (HDS), in which maintenance technicians compete against each other in various skill-based games.

    Each NAA local affiliate has the opportunity to have their maintenance technicians compete individually to win various local awards and a chance to compete at the National Championship held at the annual NAA Education Conference & Exposition.

    Participants must be employed by a communitity in good standing with their local association or an NAA Direct Member. Members interested in qualifying for the National Championship must register as competitors in the National Championship Qualifying Program with their local affiliate.

    At the end of the competition year, NAA will offer the top participant from each of the NAA regions, plus 10 wild card participants, the chance to compete in the National Championship. The affiliate also can give the competing individuals various awards at a local level. It is up to the affiliate to decide how they will distribute awards to the winners at their event.

    National Sponsors:


    If mailing payment please be sure your company has our correct mailing address:  PO Box 576 Stuart IA 50250

    • 01/24/2019
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Hilton Garden Inn, 205 South 64th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    Register


    2019 Maintenance Mania 

    Registration Now Open-This registration is for Maintenance Mania Competitors only.  Registration open to any maintenance team member. All other please feel free to come and watch. There is no registration for spectators. 

     

    Thursday, January 24, 2019

    4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

    $5 Participation Competitor  Fee

    Must Be GIAA Member to Participate

     

     The event you've all been waiting for!!!  Maintenance Mania.  To be held on January 24th from 4pm-7pm-Full detailed schedule to follow.  There is a new game and Manager's Competition this year! Be there or be square(in my best Hulk Hogan voice, ha!)


    Are you the fastest? Here’s your chance to prove it!

     

    Come and compete in maintenance-focused challenges, you could earn the title of Maintenance Mania® National Champion.

     

    Build a race car from maintenance products ahead of the event to race it down a 32’ long track. You are sure to have a darn good time at one or all of the games*.

    $1,200 CASH prizes to be given away during event!

     

    Where?

             Hilton Garden Inn

               205 S. 64th St.

               West Des Moines, IA 50266


    Contact: Sara Kern – (515) 669-5592 email: skern@newburyliving.com 

                         

    What is Maintenance Mania®?

    Maintenance Mania® is a national program offered by NAA and presenting sponsor HD Supply (HDS), in which maintenance technicians compete against each other in various skill-based games.

    Each NAA local affiliate has the opportunity to have their maintenance technicians compete individually to win various local awards and a chance to compete at the National Championship held at the annual NAA Education Conference & Exposition.

    Participants must be employed by a communitity in good standing with their local association or an NAA Direct Member. Members interested in qualifying for the National Championship must register as competitors in the National Championship Qualifying Program with their local affiliate.

    At the end of the competition year, NAA will offer the top participant from each of the NAA regions, plus 10 wild card participants, the chance to compete in the National Championship. The affiliate also can give the competing individuals various awards at a local level. It is up to the affiliate to decide how they will distribute awards to the winners at their event.

    Check out the videos:

    https://www.naahq.org/maintenance-mania

     

    **Please Note:  Signing up to participation is a 2 step process-Upon completion of registration on GIAA Website and payment of participation fee you will be sent the NAA Link to complete as well.  This will finalize the sign up process and you will be sent the Participant Rulebook and Car Wheels.** 

    Awards & Prizes

    Maintenance technicians are recognized for their speed and skills by their NAA affiliates with certificates, trophies or prizes. Each local event is organized individually by the affiliates with support from their vendor members so the form of recognition offered may vary but the following categories are usually awarded:

    • First, Second and Third Place for the overall event
    • First, Second and Third Place for each of the individual games
    • Best Use of Maintenance Supplies in a Race Car
    • People’s Choice Race Car
    $1,200 CASH prizes to be given away during event!

    Participants must compete in all eight games to win the overall event and to qualify for the National Championship.

    Maintenance Mania National Sponsors 


     

     

     

    *You must compete in all seven challenges plus enter a car in the race car competition to be able to qualify for a spot in the National Championship.  You must be an NAA member in good standing to qualify.

    • 01/24/2019
    • 6:00 PM
    • Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines
    Register

    Attention Managers:

    For Manager's competition we still have 8 spots available.  Open to any office staff member or vendors.

    New for 2019 we will be hosting a "Managers Competition"  The first 12 to register will compete in 3 of the Maintenance Mania games.  Winner will take the GIAA Title of Manager's Competition Winner!  Competition will begin at approximately 6:30PM.  Prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place.

    No charge with this event and event is open to GIAA Members.

    *Please note this is not official just something the committee will be adding this year for fun.*

    • 02/27/2019
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • West Des Moines Police Department
    • 3
    Register

    Landlord Tenant Law

    Speaker: Joseph Wallace

    Location: West Des Moines Police Department

    Date: 2/27

    Time: 1-5pm

    Cost: $40 member

    Non-member $100

    CEC: 4 hours

    Please join the Greater Iowa Apartment Association for an informative afternoon Legal Class! Speaker Attorney Joseph Wallace will educate you on how to handle noncompliance, FED & MJ process and much more. This will be an informative afternoon you won’t want to miss!

Past events

12/13/2018 Installation of Directors Luncheon
12/07/2018 December Vendor Luncheon
11/27/2018 General Membership/2019 Board Election
11/16/2018 Maintenance Roundtable
11/13/2018 Performance Evaluations: Discussing Performance
10/24/2018 Fair Housing Class Presented by ICRC
10/11/2018 Vendor Trade Show-Vendor Sign Up
10/11/2018 Complimentary Pre-Trade Show Leasing Class
10/11/2018 Pre-Registration to Attend GIAA Trade Show
10/10/2018 'The Economics of Loyalty' with Industry Favorite Toni Blake
09/25/2018 General Membership Meeting
09/19/2018 Self Defense Class
09/13/2018 GIAA PR Committee to Provide Care Packages for Homeless
09/12/2018 Conflict Resolution: From Difficult Guest to Raving Fan
08/21/2018 CAPS Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor
07/24/2018 Lunch & Learn
07/13/2018 Vendor Education Lunch & Learn
06/28/2018 2018 GIAA Golf Outing Registration
06/28/2018 2018 GIAA Golf Outing Sponsorship Opportunities
06/20/2018 Lunch & Learn with HOME Inc.
06/20/2018 Maintenance Training Program
05/29/2018 Greater Iowa Apartment Association Spring Membership Luncheon
05/09/2018 Brown Bag Lunch & Discussion Series
04/20/2018 2018 Pinnacle of Excellence Awards Nomination
04/20/2018 2018 PINNACLE SPONSORS
04/20/2018 2018 PINNACLE DINNER RESERVATIONS
01/25/2018 2018 Maintenance Mania Participant Signup
01/25/2018 2018 Maintenance Mania Sponsor/Volunteer Signup
12/14/2017 GIAA Installation for 2018 Directors Luncheon
11/09/2017 GIAA 2017 Annual Updates And 2018 Board Election
10/19/2017 Vendor Trade Show "Superhero"
09/13/2017 NAA Education Conference Lunch and Learn
07/26/2017 General Membership Meeting
07/14/2017 2017 GIAA Golf Outing Sponsorship Opportunities
07/14/2017 2017 GIAA Golf Outing
06/05/2017 CAM/CAS Designation Course, taught by Jackie Ramstedt
05/24/2017 4 CECs - Recruit & Retain – Hire the Best, Lose the Rest
05/03/2017 CAMT Training
04/21/2017 2017 PINNACLE DINNER RESERVATIONS
03/14/2017 March 14, 2017 - CEC Opportunity
03/13/2017 NALP Certification Course
03/12/2017 Ronald McDonald House Donations!
02/23/2017 Maintenance Roundtable
01/26/2017 2017 Maintenance Mania Sponsor/Volunteer Signup
01/10/2017 Monthly CEC Opportunity
12/15/2016 GIAA 2016 Installation for Directors Luncheon
10/19/2016 Vendor Trade Show "State Fair"
09/19/2016 Toni Blake Leasing Seminar – CECs
08/24/2016 Legal Panel (4 CECs)
07/22/2016 GIAA Golf Outing Sponsorship Opportunities
07/22/2016 GIAA Golf Outing
06/24/2016 OK200 Bike Ride
04/22/2016 2016 Pinnacle of Excellence Awards
04/19/2016 CAMT Training
04/15/2016 SPONSOR DINNER RESVERVATIONS
04/15/2016 DINNER RESVERVATIONS and PAYMENT are due!
04/12/2016 Fair Housing (and beyond!) Class
04/01/2016 Dress the Girl Donations!
03/25/2016 SPONSORSHIPS are DUE!
03/25/2016 AWARD NOMINATIONS DUE!
03/23/2016 March Lunch & Learn (CEC) – What’s New in Pools and Pests
03/16/2016 Chaos in the Community
02/05/2016 GIAA Vendor Council Luncheon
01/21/2016 Maintenance Mania 2016
12/18/2015 Installation Of Officers / Legislative Update
10/29/2015 Venor Tradeshow Tailgate!
10/13/2015 CAPS
10/02/2015 Vendor Lunch
09/30/2015 Maintenance Roundtable
09/24/2015 General Membership Meeting
09/19/2015 Alzheimers Walk
07/13/2015 CAM Series
07/10/2015 Golf Outing
06/24/2015 NAA Education Conference
05/21/2015 GIAA Vendor Social
05/07/2015 Lisa Trosien - Motivational Speaker

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