International Builders' Show
February 19 - 21, 2019
Las Vegas, NV
FEB 19-21

Why Housing is Long Overdue for Disruption

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Tuesday, January 9 | 3:30 - 4:30 PM

Location: OCCC - West Concourse, Level 3, Room W 314 B

Format: Building Knowledge Session Level of Content: Intermediate

Who Should Attend: Designers, Architects, Engineers and Planners, Single Family - All, Multifamily Builders and Developers

Track: Business Management & Operations

Speaker(s): Sam Rashkin, U.S. Department of Energy, Fairfax Station, Virginia

What It's About:

Virtually every major industry (retail, transportation, music and media, to name a few) has experienced, or is in the process of experiencing, massive disruption. Housing has been able to sit on the sidelines-but not for much longer. This session will explore the five compelling forces waiting to transform our industry and and provide immediate actions you can take and new solutions you can employ to ensure you are prepared for the changes in store.

What You'll Learn:

  • Learn critical housing industry metrics that suggest opportunities to substantially increase productivity and innovation.
  • Learn how the typical housing industry business model differs from virtually every other industry and inherently resists accelerating change.
  • Learn the five compelling forces that will drive change in the housing industry over the next five to ten years.
  • Learn what immediate actions builders can take today to prepare for looming changes and what new solutions to be on the lookout for in the near future.

Continuing Education: NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s)

How to Attend:

Participants must be registered for a full registration package or a 1-day education with expo pass package valid for the day of the session they wish to attend. Seating for Building Knowledge sessions will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tags: Business Management & OperationsDesigners, Architects, Engineers and PlannersMultifamily Builders and DevelopersSingle Family - All

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