Wednesday, January 20 | 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Location: South 229
Format: Innovation Session
Level of Content: Intermediate
Appropriate for: Remodelers, Subcontractors & Specialty Trade Contractors, Single Family - All
Track(s): Business Management & Operations
Moderator(s): Adrian Segar, Conferences That Work, Marlboro, VT
What It’s About:
Finding qualified workers has become a significant challenge in every corner of the country. The result-increasing home prices, project delays and builders turning away work. But reasons for the shortage seem to vary by market and there is certainly no silver-bullet for addressing the issue. That's precisely why this topic is perfect for a "groupthink". A new type of educational format at IBS, a groupthink gives attendees the ability to drive the conversation, sharing ideas and best practices from all across the U.S. We'll take the "two heads are better than one" concept to a new level, bringing you together with hundreds of the best minds in building to share ideas, brainstorm solutions and work jointly to tackle this critical issue.
What You'll Learn:
Explore how builders from across the country are addressing shortages of qualified workers in their markets.
Collaborate with a group of your peers to brainstorm new ideas and solutions for addressing this issue.
Share your concerns and receive direct feedback on how you might tackle labor shortage challenges in your market and business.
Continuing Education: NAHB - 1.00 CE hour(s), NKBA - 0.1 CEU(s)