Monday, August 19, 2019

Speakers Announced for 2019 Modular Home Builders Association Annual Membership Meeting

The Modular Home Builders Association's (MHBA) Annual Membership Meeting is the most comprehensive meeting anywhere for modular home builders, architects, engineers, developers, and suppliers.

Registration is now open for the 2019 MHBA Annual Membership Meeting. Taking place on October 9th and 10th in Hershey, PA, the meeting provides professionals in residential modular construction a place to network, exchange ideas, learn from experts, discuss issues, and grow professionally.

Expert speakers will give top-notch presentations about the modular housing industry. Professor Ivan Rupnik of Northeastern University will explore the significant transformation in competence, capacity, and capability soon to take place the U.S. volumetric modular industry.

Alison Donovan of Vermont Energy Investment Corporation will provide an overview of factory-built, all-electric and high-efficiency Zero Energy Modulars (ZEM) along with preliminary thoughts on the opportunities and barriers of ZEM as an affordable housing solution.

Colby Swanson of Momentum Innovation Group and Joseph Louis of Oregon State University will examine how existing modular manufacturers can improve their overall efficiency as demand for offsite construction grows and the construction labor shortage worsens.

Cindy Davis of the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development will discuss the efforts to use modular construction as a viable option for Virginia’s affordable housing shortfall and as a potential resource in the event of natural disasters. She will also talk about her recent initiatives as the Deputy Director of the International Code Council.

Officials from Pennsylvania, Maryland, New York, and Virginia will provide modular housing code updates from their states. 

Attendees will have the opportunity to network with companies involved in the modular housing industry.

Exhibitors include:
  • Allegion | Schlage Hardware
  • Arcitell LLC
  • BlueLinx Corporation
  • Citizen’s Bank
  • Combilift
  • Keystone Building Products, Inc.
  • Land Home Financial Services, Inc.
  • LifeBreath
  • M&T Bank
  • Mariotti Building Products
  • Panasonic Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Seven D Wholesale
  • Simpson-Strong Tie

Additionally, the 2019 Home of the Year will be announced at the meeting. Any one can help chose this year’s winner by voting.

Connect with your potential customers – register today!

About the Modular Home Builders Association:

The MHBA is the only national nonprofit trade association exclusively serving the modular home industry. Each month the association selects a home from its members to highlight the advantages of modular construction. For more information on MHBA, modular homes, and the monthly contest, please visit

1 comment:

Tom Hardiman said...

Thanks for sharing this Gary!