Education and Training for the Residential Construction Professional

Education is our top priority!  Our goal is to develop the best speaker-to-audience dynamics to create experiential learning. 

Choose from education categories including economic forecasting, taxes, business, planning, software, design & color, historic preservation, high-performance buildings, sales, marketing, social media, and regional specific topics, to name a few.  Most sessions are approved industry training and offer continuing education credits to maintain professional designations, such as AIA, CAPS, CGB, CGP, Master CGP, and Master Deck Professional.

The real-world industry training and education you receive at the Remodeling Show and DeckExpo will better prepare you for operating your business, building your industry knowledge, and help you define your leadership skills with your peers.  Get your yearly continuing education requirements and walk away with information that can be implemented immediately in your business! 

This year Remodeling Show and DeckExpo is adding in two, intensive learning boot camps tailored for owners and management-level professionals that will address leadership and financial management challenges.

Financial Boot Camp

Financial Boot Camp for Owners & Managers
Presented by Leslie Shiner, owner of the Shiner Group
Tuesday, November 5 | 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Construction is a complex business, both in the actual completion of projects and “running the books” behind the scenes. In this specialized 4-hour Boot Camp, Leslie will help owners & managers better understand and utilize basic financial concepts, especially those specific to the construction industry.

Leadership Boot Camp

Leadership Boot Camp: Building a Team of Leaders within Your Construction Business– Your Toughest Mission
Presented by Shawn Van Dyke, owner of Shawn Van Dyke Consulting
Tuesday, November 5 | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Effective leadership in your constructionbusiness starts at the top. Building a teamof leaders requires hard work. In fact, it’s thetoughest mission, ‘should you choose toaccept it.’

In this special 4-hour Leadership Boot Camp,construction business owners and managers willlearn how to build leaders at every level within organization and why theLeadership Mission matters to the success of your construction business.

Building Performance Strategies

Seminars will provide the knowledge needed to build durable, energy efficient, affordable and healthy buildings.                                                      

Business & Project Management

Explore the core principles of running a successful construction/remodeling company. Topics include estimating, scheduling, job costing, and increasing productivity.

Business Finance

What is my profit? What is the best way to handle change orders and claims? How can accounting software improve my efficiency? These questions and more will be answered. 


Learn new product innovation, installation techniques and regional trends that will assure you stay ahead of your competition and bring added value to your customers.

Human Resources & Legal

Sessions in this track will deal with contracts, time management, managing a multi-generational workforce, as well as how to embrace change.

Planning & Design

In this track, various aspects of design will be covered – lighting, design-build, universal design, etc.                                                          

Sales & Marketing

This track focuses on how to sell and market in today's tough economic climate. Walk away with concepts you can implement right away!

In addition to the Remodeling Show & DeckExpo Conference Program, we also feature specific industry training from NAHB Remodelers, which allows you to receive the credits you need to earn or maintain industry designations. You can add these sessions onto your registration during the online registration process. You will receive a free Expo Pass with your purchase of the following three NAHB education courses.

NAHB Education includes a complimentary Expo Pass, however it is separate from the Conference Program.

>> CAPS I: Marketing and Communicating with the Aging-in-Place Client

>> CAPS II: Design Concepts for Livable Homes and Aging-in-Place

>> CAPS III: Details and Solutions for Livable Homes and Aging-in-Place

NAHB Education cancellations will be assessed $100 per cancellation.  Refund requests must be received by October 4, 2019 via email at [email protected] or by fax to 202-266-8191. NAHB reserves the right to cancel sessions due to insufficient demand.  You will be notified no later than October 7, 2019.  If a session is cancelled by NAHB, NAHB's liability is limited to registration fees paid.