Executive Leadership Summit

Kona Kai Resort & Spa
San Diego, CA
May 4-5, 2023

A Must-Attend For Management Company Decision Makers

This exclusive event is designed for management company decision makers. The collaborative atmosphere provides executives with the freedom to discuss challenging issues in an effort to find creative and collective solutions for the future of our industry.

Be part of rich conversations among peers who are committed to defining the future of our industry. Share, brainstorm and collaborate in an innovative and thought-provoking setting, while developing valuable new connections.   

Let’s work together to shape, define and drive our industry forward!

CCAMs, CAFMs and MCAMs earn 6 CEUs for attending and CAMEx designees receive 5 points toward their annual recertification.



Thursday, May 4, 2023

9:00 am to 10:15 am:          Registration | Foyer & Breakfast | Point Loma Terrace

10:15 am to 10:45 am:          Welcome from Tom Freeley, President & CEO of CACM | Point Loma Ballroom

Certification, Education and Elevating the Industry

10:45 am to 11:00 am:          Networking Break | Foyer

11:00 am to 12:30 pm:          The New Generation: Communicating in the Workplace and With Clients | Point Loma Ballroom

Successful communication is key to meet the needs of different generations, whether that’s in the workplace or with your clients. This panel discussion will offer techniques and tools to motivate and drive staff as well as review changing workplace expectations (remote work/four-day work week), strategies to hire, retain and keep employees engaged, and best practices for communicating with clients and boards.

12:30 pm to 1:45 pm:           Lunch | Marina View Lawn

1:45 pm to 2:30 pm:            Leveraging Technology & AI In Your Business | Point Loma Ballroom

Technology advances and artificial intelligence are changing how businesses operate – creating efficiencies and changing workflows and processes. This panel will discuss challenges and opportunities with new technology and how it’s impacting profitability and staff.

2:30 pm to 2:45 pm:           Networking Break | Foyer

2:45 pm to 4:00 pm:          Harassment & Bullying: Protecting Your Company and Your Staff | Point Loma Ballroom

This panel will address the rise in harassment by clients and boards and the toll on employees. Staff burnout and turnover are also up as a result. What’s working and not working and how can we as an industry take the temperature down?

5:30 pm:                                Cocktail Reception | Cabo Garden & Courtyard

6:00 pm:                               Dinner | Cabo Garden & Courtyard

Friday, May 5, 2023

8:30 am to 9:30 am:          Breakfast | Point Loma Terrace

9:45 am to 10:00 am:        Presenter Introduction: Tom Freeley, President & CEO of CACM | Point Loma Ballroom

10:00 am to 11:15 am:        Dr. James Doti Presents Chapman’s Economic Forecast | Point Loma Ballroom

A perennial favorite: Dr. Doti provides financial insights that help guide decision making for business leaders.

11:30 am:                              Banking and Economic Challenges | Point Loma Ballroom

A deeper look at how current events are impacting the CID industry.

12:00 pm:                            End of Event





Effective leaders must understand the future of our economy in order to make important decisions and guide their teams.

Back by popular demand!

Dr. James Doti, professor and president emeritus at Chapman University, will present the Chapman Economic Forecast – a highly anticipated forecast for business professionals. Discover what this rich insight means for your business and the industry.


Dr. James L. Doti is President Emeritus and Professor of Economics at Chapman University. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Chicago, where he was an Edward Hilman and National Science Foundation Fellow. He joined Chapman University in 1974 and in 1978 founded the University’s A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research, which, under his leadership, has become nationally recognized for its scholarly research and economic forecasts.

Dr. Doti is a leading figure in the Orange County business and academic communities. He also serves on the boards of First American Financial Corporation and Whittier Trust.




CACM Manager Member $499 $599
Non-Member $659 $699
Manager Guest Add'l Dinner $159 $199

**Early is more than 30 days prior to event.
*Regular is 30 days prior to event.



Kona Kai Resort & Spa                                                   
1551 Shelter Island Dr.
San Diego, CA 92106
(619) 452-3138

While the host hotel has sold out of the CACM room block, the nearby Best Western Plus Island Palms Hotel & Marina is only an 8-minute walk (0.4 miles away) and is offering a 10% discount off of their best available rate for conference attendees. Select “Social Promo 10” rate code to get the discount when making a reservation using the booking link below. 

Kona Kai Rooming Details:
Time Period:
Event Dates: May 4-5, 2023
Room rates: May 3-6, 2023
Hotel Reservations for CACM Group Rate: 1.800.566.2524

Kona Kai Pricing:
CACM Group Rate starting at $269* plus applicable taxes. Waived Resort Fee, normally $42 per night. *The room block is subject to early sell out. Group rate ends 4/2/2023.

Kona Kai Parking:
Reduced Resort 24-hour self-parking: Daily $32 reduced from $42 per vehicle
Check In: 4:00pm | Check Out: 11:00am

Kona Kai Hotel Amenities:

  • Wi-Fi access
  • Access to complimentary cruiser bikes
  • Daily fitness classes
  • Private beach access
  • Beach cabana access
  • Nightly bonfires
  • Pool towel service
  • Fitness Center and locker room
  • Tesla charging station
  • Assorted lawn games
  • Sanitizing stations
  • Steam/Sauna Room Access
  • Access to Kona Kai Member events
  • $10 credit towards any spa treatment & priority reservations at SpaTerre
  • $5 credit towards merchandise purchase at S’Mores kit
  • $5 credit towards the purchase of the plush Kona Kai Mascot, ‘Kona’
  • 20% off Cabana Rentals
  • Signature Infused water station-Lobby




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