Schedule of Events
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Schedule of Events

July 14 – 17, 2020 [Conference: 14 – 17  |  Trade Show: 15 – 16]

July 14 – 17, 2020 [Conference: 14 – 17  |  Trade Show: 15 – 16]

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ATTENDEE REGISTRATION
EXHIBITOR REGISTRATION
TUESDAY, JULY 14LessLess
TUESDAY, JULY 14Less

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. 

Texas Housing Hall of Honor Board of Governors Meeting


9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Developers Council Meeting


1:00 – 3:00 p.m. 

Government Relations Committee Meeting  

8:00 – 9:30 a.m. 

Texas Housing Hall of Honor Board of Governors Meeting


9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Developers Council Meeting


1:00 – 3:00 p.m. 

Government Relations Committee Meeting  

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3:15 – 4:45 p.m. 

HOMEPAC Trustees Meeting  


6:30 – 10:00 p.m. 

HOMEPAC FUNdango & 7th Annual Statewide Washers 

Tournaments $ 

3:15 – 4:45 p.m. 

HOMEPAC Trustees Meeting  


6:30 – 10:00 p.m. 

HOMEPAC FUNdango & 7th Annual Statewide Washers 

Tournaments $ 

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 15LessLess
WEDNESDAY, JULY 15Less

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. 

Membership Committee Meeting 

Local Presidents and Vice Presidents Council Meeting 


8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Exhibitor "Tip & Tricks" Coffee & Exhibitor Bag Giveaway


9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday's Keynote Speaker - Alan Graham, Community Can!

Presented by Great American Insurance Group (PDF)


10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Trade Show Floor Open


11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Education Session: "Managing Customer Expectations" (PDF)
Presented by Stephen Kasper, John Todd, Michael Turner



11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Demo Session: "Writing Better Plumbing Specifications" (PDF) 

Presented by FlowGuard Gold® Plumbing Systems 


12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

Education Session: "Stop Promising and Start Delivering: 10 Simple Strategies to Close the Gap" (PDF)  Presented by Beverly Koehn



8:00 – 9:00 a.m. 

Membership Committee Meeting 

Local Presidents and Vice Presidents Council Meeting 

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Exhibitor "Tip & Tricks" Coffee & Exhibitor Bag Giveaway


9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Wednesday's Keynote Speaker - Alan Graham, Community Can!

Presented by Great American Insurance Group (PDF)

10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Trade Show Floor Open

11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Education Session: "Managing Customer Expectations" (PDF)
Presented by Stephen Kasper, John Todd, Michael Turner


11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Demo Session: "Writing Better Plumbing Specifications" (PDF) 

Presented by FlowGuard Gold® Plumbing Systems 

12:45 – 1:45 p.m.

Education Session: "Stop Promising and Start Delivering: 10 Simple Strategies to Close the Gap" (PDF)  Presented by Beverly Koehn


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1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Demo Session: "The Top Construction Defects of 2019 and How to Avoid Them" (PDF) 

Presented by Burgess Construction Consultants, Inc.


2:00 – 3:00 p.m. 

Education Session: "Best Practices in Construction" (PDF) 

Presented by Spencer Padgett



2:30 – 3:00 p.m. 

Demo Session: "Flashing & Air Sealing Techniques for Exterior Doors" (PDF)  Presented by DuPont  


3:00 & 4:30 p.m.


Exhibitor Giveaway Announcements  



3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Education Session: "2020 Economic and Real Estate Outlook" (PDF) 

Presented by TBD


3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Demo Session: "Zoning Comfort Solutions" (PDF) 

Presented by ZoneFirst



8 p.m.

Builders' Bash concert featuring Stoney LaRue, with special guest Heather Linn & the Deacons $ (PDF)

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Demo Session: "The Top Construction Defects of 2019 and How to Avoid Them" (PDF) 

Presented by Burgess Construction Consultants, Inc.


2:00 – 3:00 p.m. 

Education Session: "Best Practices in Construction" (PDF) 

Presented by Spencer Padgett


2:30 – 3:00 p.m. 

Demo Session: "Flashing & Air Sealing Techniques for Exterior Doors" (PDF)  Presented by DuPont  


3:00 & 4:30 p.m.

Exhibitor Giveaway Announcements  


3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Education Session: "2020 Economic and Real Estate Outlook" (PDF) 

Presented by TBD

3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Demo Session: "Zoning Comfort Solutions" (PDF) 

Presented by ZoneFirst


8 p.m.

Builders' Bash concert featuring Stoney LaRue, with special guest Heather Linn & the Deacons $ (PDF)

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THURSDAY, JULY 16LessLess
THURSDAY, JULY 16Less

7:45 – 9:15 a.m. 

Codes & Standards Committee Meeting

Texas Executive Officers Council Meeting



9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Thursday's Keynote Speaker - Bobby Bones, "Fail Until You Don't" (PDF)



10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Trade Show Floor Open



11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Education Session: "Restoring Pride in the Trades: A Case Study on Creating a High School Tiny House Program" (PDF) 

Presented by Todd Eidson & Richard Laughlin



11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Demo Session: "Installing a Gas Fire Feature" (PDF) 

Presented by Warming Trends®


7:45 – 9:15 a.m. 

Codes & Standards Committee Meeting

Texas Executive Officers Council Meeting


9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Thursday's Keynote Speaker - Bobby Bones, "Fail Until You Don't" (PDF)


10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Trade Show Floor Open


11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Education Session: "Restoring Pride in the Trades: A Case Study on Creating a High School Tiny House Program" (PDF) 

Presented by Todd Eidson & Richard Laughlin

11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. 

Demo Session: "Installing a Gas Fire Feature" (PDF) 

Presented by Warming Trends®


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Noon, 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Giveaway Announcements 


12:15 – 1:15 p.m. 

Education Session: "Crisis Communication via Social Media"   

Presented by Phil Crone



1:30 – 2:00 p.m. 

Demo Session: "Smart Living with Solar plus Storage" (PDF) 

Presented by Longhorn Solar with Adapt Energy


1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 

Education Session: "Design Trends & What Buyers Want" (PDF) 

Presented by Jenifer Wiley



3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Texas Builders Foundation Meeting



6 – 8:30 p.m.

Star Awards Reception & Presentation of Awards and Excellence under 45 Awards $



Noon, 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Exhibitor Giveaway Announcements 


12:15 – 1:15 p.m. 

Education Session: "Crisis Communication via Social Media"   

Presented by Phil Crone


1:30 – 2:00 p.m. 

Demo Session: "Smart Living with Solar plus Storage" (PDF) 

Presented by Longhorn Solar with Adapt Energy


1:30 – 2:30 p.m. 

Education Session: "Design Trends & What Buyers Want" (PDF) 

Presented by Jenifer Wiley


3:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Texas Builders Foundation Meeting


6 – 8:30 p.m.

Star Awards Reception & Presentation of Awards and Excellence under 45 Awards $



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FRIDAY, JULY 17LessLess
FRIDAY, JULY 17Less

7:30 - 9:30 a.m. 

TAB Executive Committee Meeting


10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

TAB Board of Directors Meeting


7:30 - 9:30 a.m. 

TAB Executive Committee Meeting


10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

TAB Board of Directors Meeting


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KEY:

$ – Ticketed events

All times are Central Standard time zone.

Schedule is subject to change without notice


KEY:

$ – Ticketed events

All times are Central Standard time zone.

Schedule is subject to change without notice


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Presenting SponsorsLess
Presenting Sponsors
Keynote SponsorLess
Keynote Sponsor