2022 MHBA Annual Meeting Agenda | Modular Home Builders Association



Agenda


TIME                     

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5TH                                           

ROOM


1:00-5:00 pm


Board Meeting


Leland


2:00-5:00 pm


Exhibit Set-Up


Harrisburg Ballroom


3:00-5:30 pm


Registration


Lancaster Foyer


5:00-6:00 pm


VIP Reception


Harrisburg Ballroom


6:00-8:00 pm


Awards Banquet – Home of the Year under 2500; Home of the year over 2500; Mfg of the year; Builder of the Year; Assoc of the Year; Hall of Fame


Harrisburg Ballroom

     

TIME                                       

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6TH

ROOM


8:00 am


Registration Opens


Lancaster Foyer


8:00-9:00 am


Coffee with Exhibitors


Harrisburg Ballroom


9:00-10:30 am


Keynote Session: “The Future of Housing…with Certainty” Sam Rashkin, Founder of Housing 2.0


Harrisburg Ballroom


10:30-11:10 am


State of the Industry and Economic Forecast-

Tom Hardiman, MHBA Executive Director and
Paul Jannke, Principal of Forest Economic Advisors LLC


Harrisburg Ballroom


11:10-12:00 pm


The Barriers to Success - Scott Bliss, Sandler Training, Jersey Shore


Harrisburg Ballroom


12:00-1:30 pm


Lunch with Exhibitors


Harrisburg Ballroom


1:30-2:00 pm


Business Meeting/Election of Board


Harrisburg Ballroom


2:00-2:50 pm


Implementing Continuous Improvement and Best Practices – Rick Terry, Business Advisor and Dennis Gilbert, President Innovative Manufacturing Center.


Harrisburg Ballroom


2:50-3:30 pm


Issues on Tap - Roundtable discussion of issues impacting the industry. Moderated by Ken Semler, Founder Impresa Building Systems, LLC



3:30 pm


Adjourn/Exhibitor Tear Down




VIP Reception and Awards Dinner



Join your industry colleagues for a VIP reception beginning at 6:00 on Wednesday followed by the MHBA Awards Dinner. During the dinner, MHBA will recognize:


Home of the Year Under 2,500 square feet
Home of the Year over 2,500 square feet
Associate Member of the Year
Builder Member of the Year
Manufacturer Member of the Year
Hall of Fame Inductees

The Awards Dinner is included with your conference registration. Business attire requested.



Speakers



State of the Residential Modular Construction Industry

Tom Hardiman, CAE, MHBA Executive Director

Paul Jannke, Principal of Forest Economic Advisors LLC


Tom Hardiman and Paul Jannke

Join MHBA Executive Director Tom Hardiman and Paul Jannke, Principal of Forest Economic Advisors LLC as they discuss industry trends and forecasts. Tom has been the Executive Director of MHBA since 2012. With 25 years’ experience studying lumber markets and providing reliable, insightful forecasts, Paul has become the industry’s top economic analyst.




The Future of Housing…with Certainty

Sam Rashkin, Founder, Housing 2.0

Sam Rashkin

Sam Rashkin has earned an international reputation for his work engaging thousands of homebuilders as national director for ENERGY STAR Certified Home and Chief Architect with the U.S. DOE Building Technologies Office directing Zero Energy Ready Home. Over two-and-a-half million high-performance homes have now been certified under these programs. Based on this experience, Sam has been recognized for his contributions to sustainable housing including the Energy and Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) Legend Award in 2019, Hanley Award in 2012, and Professional Builder Achievement Award in 2002.

Sam’s latest work based on his new book, “Housing 2.0 – A Disruption Survival Guide,” provides the guidance needed for high-performance builders to become industry leaders with a comprehensive framework for optimizing the housing user experience.





The Barriers to Success

Scott Bliss, Sandler Training, Jersey Shore

Scott Bliss

“Another interesting thing that highly successful people have learned how to do is take a look at the Success Barriers…Low Self-Esteem; “Mr. Nice Guy” Muddle; Not Knowing the Difference Between Needs and Wants; Unfinished Business, Excess Baggage; Being Realistic, Giving Up Dreams…What are the things that hold people back, and what are they going to do about it?” Scott Bliss is an award-winning Sandler Trainer and the President and CEO of Sandler Training, Jersey Shore located on the Jersey Shore. Scott had the privilege of leading, managing, and coaching some amazing teams in his career.





Implementing Continuous Improvement and Best Practices

Rick Terry, Business Advisor, IMC

Rick Terry

Rick has experience working with various industries in the areas of process improvement, strategic planning, energy management, and root cause analysis. His areas of expertise are on the business and operations side of industry with a heavy focus on building science, project management, LEAN, and Six Sigma. Rick has proven success in developing and facilitating training, research, and education for industry as well as consulting on energy related verification programs. Rick obtained an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Project Management from Penn State University, a Lean-Six Sigma Graduate Certificate from Villanova University, a Secondary Education Social Studies Degree from Lock Haven University, and a BS in Management Science also from Lock Haven University. Rick also holds various certifications in the areas of Lean, Six Sigma, and Energy.





Implementing Continuous Improvement and Best Practices

Dennis Gilbert, President, IMC

Dennis Gilbert

Dennis’ professional experience includes being General Manager of a local manufacturing and retail operation, Managing Director of Workforce Development & Continuing Education at Penn College, and most recently as President/Owner of Appreciative Strategies, LLC. He has experience in manufacturing, leadership, non-profit management, and developing strategic marketing initiatives using social media platforms. Dennis obtained his Master’s degree from Pennsylvania State University in Workforce Education & Development, his Bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania College of Technology in Technology Management, and an Associate degree in Computer Science from Williamsport Area Community College.





Issues on Tap

Ken Semler, President/Founder, Impresa

Ken Semler

Issues on Tap, moderated by Ken Semler, President and Founder of Impresa Modula and Impresa Building Systems – Enjoy a cold beverage while discussing the latest issues and best practices impacting the modular construction industry during this roundtable session. Ken Semler has more than two decades of experience in the modular homes industry. He is a licensed/registered/certified builder in 42 states. Impresa Modular is a nationwide custom home builder which utilizes a network of 25 modular manufacturers to construct homes across the country. Ken has given numerous presentations on the modular homes industry. Ken also serves on the Executive Committee to the Board of Directors of the Modular Home Builders Association.