2024 MMHA Industry Development Day & Expo

Thursday, March 14, 2024
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)



MMHA Presents a unique opportunity to network with more than 100 different vendors who provide everything you need to help your communities run flawlessly.

ONLY Owner/Managers and Exhibiting Associates Members 
will be able to enter the show floor. 

Member Price: $59

Education Speakers: 

10am - Speaker - Adrian Daila, CAPS, CAMT-  "Decoding the Maintenance Enigma"


  • Tackle maintenance team turnover and burnout.
  • Building a Brighter Future for Your Team
  • Employee Turnover Causes and Solutions
  • Competitive Pay and Talent Retention
  • Creating Supportive Work Environments
  • Recruitment Strategies for Success

Adrian Daila, CAPS, CAMT Bio: 

Adrian embarked on his remarkable property management odyssey back in 2003, as a part-time groundskeeper.

For over a decade, since 2007, Adrian has taken the helm of service departments overseeing maintenance operations, capital projects, and renovations for portfolios encompassing up to 32,000 apartment homes. He's left his mark on the multifamily landscape, collaborating with industry giants such as Greystar, Balfour Beatty Communities, PMG, and Cortland.

August 2023 marked a transformative moment in Adrian's career as he embraced the role of a full-time entrepreneur by founding Multifamily X Consulting Group. With two decades of multifamily expertise under his belt, Adrian is on a mission to empower property management companies and multifamily service providers with strategic insights, elevating their performance and fostering prosperity.

Beyond his professional pursuits, Adrian's passion for networking and mentoring is palpable, as he dedicates himself to helping others ascend the career ladder. As an added testament to his dedication, he hosts the Multifamily Chronicles podcast, a platform for industry wisdom and inspiration.

Notably, Adrian holds a law degree from the Romanian-American University in Bucharest, Romania, further enriching his multifaceted background and expertise.

 11am - Speaker - Dana Duckworth - "You Can't Sit With Us"


Toxic Workplace Culture This session will define toxic workplace culture through storytelling. It will support advancing policies and practices to mitigate toxicity and create inclusive environments where employees can grow and thrive. The audience will be informed through data and previous work experiences

Dana Duckworth Bio:

Dana Duckworth is a nationally recognized public speaker, podcast host of The Hilariously Unemployed, DEI advocate, and culture & engagement strategist. With a professional background spanning over 13 years in multifamily housing, sales, and people operations she brings a wealth of experience to corporations. Dana's transparency and commitment to cultivating spaces of belonging have been integral to her success.

Recognized as a certified employee resource group leader and the 2023 National Apartment Association DEI Champion of the Year, Dana has consistently demonstrated her expertise in driving diversity, equity, and inclusion. Her DEI certification from the University of South Florida, coupled with a B.S. in Sociology from HBCU Norfolk State University, equips her with a deep understanding of social dynamics and inclusive community-building. Dana continues to hone her skills by studying at The Diversity Institute where she recently completed The Art & Science for DEI practitioners certification.

In addition to her multifamily housing background, Dana's experience at tech company Zumper further enhances her skill set. Her time there as a DEI Champion solidified her passion for fostering diverse and inclusive workplaces. As a sought-after speaker and facilitator, Dana creates safe environments for open dialogue, empowering individuals from all backgrounds to share their perspectives and feel valued. Her authentic approach resonates with audiences, making her a catalyst for positive change in various contexts

12pm - Trade Show Floor Opens 

Featured Fun:

  • "The Greatest Showman" Theme
  • Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win $500 CASH!
  • Raffles
  • Open Bar
  • Bull & Oyster Bar & more!

Use our Event Hashtag: #TheGreatestMMHAExpo

Featured Education Session 1:

Adrian Daila, CAPS, CAMT

Featured Education Session 2:

Dana Duckworth 

For More Information:

Lori Crook

Lori Crook

Senior Director of Membership & Events, Maryland Multi-Housing Association