Summer is one hot season to grow your building business. Between June and August 2014, the great state of Texas will play host to three major construction and building expositions. Check out what’s on offer this season:
Build Expo, Houston, June 11 & 12, 2014
This business-to-business trade show is an investment in your professional success. Engineers, designers, realtors, subcontractors, general contractors, architects, developers, and municipal agencies are among the different professions represented at the Build Expo. The impressive exhibition floor shows everything from granite countertops and photovoltaic roofing to CAD systems and cement mixing trucks. There are AIA accredited sessions and over 30 workshops on green building, construction, law, web marketing, LEED, construction finance, and much more. Keynote speakers include Tom Woodstock presenting on negotiation tactics, Bradford Spelbring talking about how tradesmen can improve their bidding and find work, and Trona Trodsen advising about how to lower workers’ comp costs. Cost to attend: $0. Build Expo is the only show in the industry that is free to attend and offers free seminars.
The Sunbelt Builder’s Show, San Antonio, July 23-12, 2014
Specializing in residential construction and technology, the Sunbelt Builder’s show has been an industry staple for years. More than 2,500 leaders in single- and multifamily home building, management, renovation, and financing attend this conference each year, making it one of the première opportunities for networking in the region. Targeted specifically for professionals in the building trades, the Sunbelt Builder’s Show is a great place to showcase your brand, generate leads, and introduce new clients to what you have to offer. You’ll also see an expertly curated complement of innovative, cost-saving new products that will help your business prosper. Cost to attend: Show Pass is $50 at door and includes admission to the sales and marketing workshop.
Fort Worth Home & Garden Show, DFW August 16-17, 2014
There is always something fantastic at a Texas Home and Garden Show. You’ll find dozens of money-saving ideas for every area of the home, alongside the latest technological innovations and design trends. Tens of thousands of products from vendors who serve every aspect of residential home building and remodeling will be featured for your perusal. The show also boasts a large, skilled, squad of experts in home construction, remodeling, and design to help you figure out what works for you, and how to cut costs so that your money works harder for your business. If you want to mingle with your customer base and see what’s new in the industry, check out this show. Cost to attend: tickets are $10.00 at door.