TUESDAY, October 16

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm                       NLBMDA Investment Committee (Invitation Only)
Mediterranean Boardroom
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm                       NLBMDA Leadership Development Committee (Invitation Only)
Mediterranean Boardroom
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm                       NLBMDA Executive Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)            
Mediterranean Boardroom
6:00 pm- 8:30 pm                        NLBMDA Past Chair’s Dinner (Invitation Only)

WEDNESDAY, October 17

7:30 am - 6:30 pm                       Registration Open
Atlantic Ballroom Foyer                Sponsored by LBM Advantage


8:00 am - 9:00 am                       Legislative Advocacy Committee
Mediterranean Boardroom
9:30 am - 10:30 am                     Regulatory, Codes & Standards Committee
Mediterranean Boardroom
11:00 am - 12:00 pm                    LuDPAC Board of Trustees (Invitation Only)
Mediterranean Boardroom
12:00 - 1:00 pm                            Lunch on your own
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm                       Exhibitor Set-up
Atlantic Ballroom DE
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm                       Manufacturers & Services Council (MSC Members Only)
Caspian Room
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm                       Federated Association Executive Meeting (Invitation Only)
Mediterranean Boardroom
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm                       NLBMDA Board of Directors Meeting
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm                       LuDPAC Fundraiser & Recognition Reception
                                                       Red Sea/Black Sea at Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago
                                                       (Special Ticketed Event)

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm                       Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
Atlantic Ballroom DE                      Sponsored by Royal Building Products


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm                       NLBMDA Installation & ProDealer of the Year Dinner Event
Atlantic Ballroom C                        Sponsored by Epicor


THURSDAY, October 18

7:00 am - 5:00 pm                      Registration Open
Atlantic Foyer                                 Sponsored by LBM Advantage


7:00 am - 8:00 am                      Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall        
Atlantic Ballroom DE
8:00 am - 9:00 am                      Welcome & Opening Remarks
Atlantic Ballroom C                      Rick Lierz, CEO, Franklin Building Supply
                                                       General Session Keynote
                                                       Speaker: TBD

9:00 am - 9:15 am                       Coffee Break & Transition to Breakout Sessions
                                                      Sponsored by MiTek Builder Product


9:15 am - 10:00 am                     New Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Atlantic Ballroom &                      Session & Speaker TBD
Caribbean/Caspian                      Session & Speaker TBD                                           

10:00 am - 11:00 am                   Networking Break in Exhibit Hall
Atlantic Ballroom DE                   Sponsored by MiTek Builder Products


11:00 am - 12:00 pm                    Executive Panel Discussion
Atlantic Ballroom C                      Panelists: TBD                                           
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm                     Networking Luncheon in Exhibit Hall
Atlantic Ballroom DE
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm                      General Session Speaker
Atlantic Ballroom                         Speaker TBD                                          

2:00 am - 2:15 pm                       Transition to Breakout Sessions
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm                       New Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Atlantic Ballroom C                      Session & Speaker TBD
Caribbean/Caspian                      Session & Speaker TBD
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm                       Transition to General Session
3:15 pm - 4:30 pm                       General Session Keynote TBD
Atlantic Ballroom C                      Speaker TBD

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm                      Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
Atlantic Ballroom DE                    Sponsored by Kerridge


6:00 pm - 6:30 pm                      Attendees Head to Social Event Venue

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm                      Networking Social Event
TBD                                               Sponsored by Simpson Strong-Tie

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FRIDAY, October 19

7:30 am - 11:00 am                     Registration Open
Atlantic Foyer                              Sponsored by LBM Advantage


7:30 am - 9:00 am                      Networking Breakfast & Roundtable Discussions in Exhibit Hall  
Atlantic Ballroom C/DE                Sponsored by Do it best Corp.

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9:00 am - 10:00 am                    U.S. Housing Analysis & Forecast
Atlantic Ballroom C                      Speaker: John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC 
                                                      Sponsored by LMC


Author, internationally recognized and leading real estate analyst, John Burns will offer a national housing market overview and share his outlook for the future, including findings from his groundbreaking book Big Shifts Ahead: Demographic Clarity for Executives. He will also explain how the four major external influencers (the government, the economy, new technologies, and societal shifts) continue to transform demand. He will also share his insights on today’s first time home buyers, and his firm’s forecast on building products demand. Attendees will leave this session with a huge competitive advantage because you will be making decisions with facts, and will be better able to adjust your business strategies when unanticipated events shift prevailing trends.

10:00 am - 11:00 am                   Closing Keynote Speaker
Atlantic Ballroom C                      TBD

11:00 am                                       Closing Remarks
Atlantic Ballroom C                      Bob Sanford, President, Sanford & Hawley & NLBMDA Chair