EXPO & EDUCATION • JULY 24 & 25, 2024 • #SEBC2024 • CONTACT US

Full SEBC Schedule

Expo Hall Hours: Wednesday, July 24 - Thursday, July 25 | 10 a.m - 4 p.m.

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Day 1
Wed, July 24, 2024

Wire Cables & Other High Wind and Seismic Tools

This one-hour course offers a brief overview of conventional hurricane and seismic tie-down methods & the evolution into the technology of cable tie-down systems. The course will cover the benefits...
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Brett Dexter

Building the Future: Integrating AI into Your Operations

Interested in harnessing the potential of AI for your contracting operations but uncertain about the first steps? Join our session designed for firms of all sizes. We’ll unpack essential AI...
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Joseph Burak

Crash Course in Customer Experience 2024

Lets face it, customer experience was not top of mind during the COVID era, and now that we are experiencing a slow down it’s time to take customer engagement seriously...
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Leah Fellows

Workers Compensation Compliance

The basic’s of Workers Compensation and how it applies to the construction industry. DBPR Provider #0000916, Florida Home Builders Association CILB Course #0000135 | 1 Hour | Worker’s Compensation
Michelle Delaney

Alternative Materials and Products for Easier Install

In this fast-paced, fun-filled session, builders and remodelers offer a view of their favorite products for easier and more efficient installation, saving them time and money on labor. As they...
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Jennifer Castenson

Protecting Your Organization from Fraud: Don’t Bring a Knife To a Gun Fight!

In 2022 fraud losses in the United States totaled up to be larger than most annual revenues for entire industries.  With advancements in technologies criminals are getting more skilled in...
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Belinda Carr
Chris Wilson

Marketing Do’s and Don’ts for the Construction Industry

If you feel like you’re drowning in your day-to-day business and need a compass for marketing to know which way to go, come join us. Discover some of the common...
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Mindy Lepp

OSHA Focus 4

The OSHA “Focus Four Hazards” are responsible for the majority of injuries and deaths in construction. In this course, we will not only define and identify the four hazards, but...
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Tom Dorsey, Jr.

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Data-Driven Decision Making in Construction Marketing

The importance of data analytics and AI in making informed marketing decisions for construction companies, from ad spend allocation to campaign performance assessment.
AJ Beson

Building Planning

Shane Gerwig

Opportunity Ahead- How will recent retirement legislation impact your business?

Despite widespread popularity, 401(k) plans have gained a reputation for being costly and complicated. Given the flurry of recent state and federal legislation, employers are faced with more complexity than...
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Paul Landoli
Steven Johnian

Integrating Best Design Practices Inside and Out with a Focus on Southeast Regional Trends for 2024

Join our dynamic Southeastern experts, Kristin Watercutter, Builders Design and Tracy Eisnaugle, Lee Wetherington Homes on a captivating journey through the latest design trends, seamlessly transitioning from exterior to interior...
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Tracy Eisnaugle
Kristen Watercutter

Stop Trusting Your Gut: New Insights about South East consumer homebuyers for Builder Marketing Leaders

Still trusting your gut when it comes to knowing what consumers want and if your marketing works? Learn new insights about South East homebuyers from the leader in real estate...
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John Peragine

What is Green Building?

This course explains the fundamentals of green building.  Participants will learn how to prioritize and select green building strategies including energy, water, site and lot preparation and preservation, health and...
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Dr. Jennifer Languell

Economic and Housing Outlook with NAHB Chief Economist

NAHB’s Chief Economist Robert Dietz will provide a data-rich examination of current macroeconomic trends, with a focus on regional estimates of labor market conditions and economic growth. This session will...
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Dr. Robert Dietz

Frame it Right! Back to Basics for Big Buildings

The demand for commercial and multifamily construction is soaring, and the framing industry is expanding to meet this demand. APA – The Engineered Wood Association has walked hundreds of job...
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Stephanie Thomas-Rees

Demystifying Permitting

Have you ever had a permit rejected by the jurisdiction? Been required to make corrections multiple times? Found the process frustrating? Come learn the basics of permitting from someone who...
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Tatiana Gust

After the Storm: Building for High Wind Resistance

The strength of a building is a function of all building components – roof, walls, floors and foundation – working together as a unit. Load paths may not be obvious...
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Stephanie Thomas-Rees

SEBC Wednesday Night Bash

Don’t miss our annual SEBC Bash, Wednesday July 24, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.! Celebrate the opening of the Southeast Building Conference with colleagues, friends and industry leaders at the 2024 SEBC...
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Day 2
Thu, July 25, 2024

Unveiling the Excellence of Thermowood: The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Elegance

Join us for an immersive exploration into the world of Thermowood, the innovative and eco-friendly solution revolutionizing the wood industry. This comprehensive training course delves deep into the benefits and...
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Bianca Watanabe

Workers Compensation Compliance

The basic’s of Workers Compensation and how it applies to the construction industry DBPR Provider #0000916, Florida Home Builders Association CILB Course #0000135 | 1 Hour | Worker’s Compensation
Michelle Delaney

Minimize Construction Defect Litigation

Minimize construction defect litigation by implementing best practices across all phases, from pre-construction planning and material selection to quality control during construction and proactive preventative maintenance programs post-construction.
Professor Francisco de Caso
Don Neff

Marketing Mistakes Entrepreneurs are Making (& what to do about it)

In this workshop we use industry specific examples/ data to show owners how they can make small changes today and major changes over time to have greater return on their...
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Vanessa McQuade

Florida Law Simplified

Florida Law Simplified: 2024 edition. We will discuss the major changes in Florida Law in the last year and what the changes mean to SEBC attendee builders. We will review...
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Felicia Watson
James Leach

You Bought the Tech, Now How Do You Get Your Team to Use It

Builders invest in technology to streamline sales, harness the power of data and enhance customer experiences. But if you’re like most, you struggle to get your teams to fully embrace...
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Anya Chrisanthon
Kimberly Mackey
Keith McKinney

Exploding Opportunity: Make High Performance Part of Your Day-to-Day

More energy efficient homes represents a huge, and growing, opportunity for builders to address home owner demands and for contractors to get back in the home. Driven by a growing...
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Steve Yates

Estimating: A Vital Component for Winning Business and Managing Construction Projects

As a contractor, you need to ensure your estimates are accurate and sent quickly to potential clients so you can win more deals. Hear from a former general contracting CEO...
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Eric Fortenberry
Lucas Toffoli

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Geofencing technology applied to household-specific multi-channel marketing

How geofencing technology can be leveraged at the household-specific level to target geographically, demographically and psychographically and to align appropriate marketing messaging across multiple digital and non-digital platforms.
Rick Baxter

The Profitable Builder

This presentation is a deep dive on building budgets and controlling costs through best practices in estimating, purchase orders, and invoice management. With massive fluctuations in homebuilding and remodeling costs...
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Jordan Maybon

Controlling the Quirks: Balancing the Business of Luxury Building with the Demands of Luxury Home Clients

Requests for hidden “escape rooms”, two-lane bowling alleys, or dog houses that match the home being constructed can be challenging for even the savviest custom builder, as can mediating between...
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Building Planning

Shane Gerwig

Recruiting and Hiring: The 4 systems every homebuilder and remodeler needs to build a world class team

Frustrated with finding and keeping the right employees? Where are they? How do you entice them to join your team and how do you keep them happy once they join?...
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Thomas Joyner

Business Benchmark

This workshop consists of an interactive presentation that covers topics relevant to contractors.  The workshop revolves around growing your business, improving your margins, and recruiting and retaining quality employees.  If...
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Dennis Harrelson

Good Government Lunch

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join key Florida legislators and fellow building industry leaders on Thursday, July 24, as we kick off the 2024 Southeast Building Conference at the...
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Lateral Load Path Basics: Tracing a Wind Load through a Wood-Frame Structure

After the Storm focuses on common structural failures observed during storm damage assessments. The presentation includes an overview of high wind forces, the importance of a continuous load path, and...
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Stephanie Thomas-Rees

Battery Backup for the Southeast- Alternative Energy Source for Homes

The Advanced Workforce Ready Project has identified four electrification technologies that are under-utilized within the Southeast, but currently face barriers to adoption. Battery Backup has been a hot topic since...
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Arlene Stewart

OSHA, Oh Shoot

The most important part of OSHA training is often left out. Learn how to be prepared for an OSHA investigation and how to defend one. Learn about OSHA’s origins, the...
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Justin Zinzow
Day 3
Fri, July 26, 2024

Aurora Awards Gala

Celebrate the best of building in 2024 at the Aurora Awards Gala. Black tie optional, tickets required.

Schedule subject to change.