• 2:00 - 6:00pm

    Registration Open

    5:00 - 7:30pm

    Reception on The Great Lawn

    Join us on the Great Lawn for music, games, cocktails and more!
  • 6:30 - 7:30am

    Morning Activity

    Start your day with an invigorating mountain hike or get the endorphins flowing with morning yoga.
    8:00 - 9:00am

    Breakfast is Served

    9:00 - 9:30am

    Consumer Priorities: A Peek Behind the Curtain from Google

    A rare and informative look inside today's consumer.
    Speaker: Jane Dzielski, Principal Analytical Lead at Google
    9:00am - 12:00pm

    One-on-One Social Consulting (in the tech room)

    Speaker: Drew Barto, Director of Content, Home Improvement, Pro Remodeler
    9:30 - 10:15am

    The Future is Now

    Hear from a panel of forward-thinking remodelers who are positioning themselves today for what's coming tomorrow.
    Speakers: Mark Richardson, Vince Nardo, Michael Anschel, Allison Iantosca
    10:15 - 11:00am

    Lessons Learned from the Legends of Remodeling

    Four iconic industry members reveal the secrets to their success and what they learned on the journey.
    Speakers: Mark Richardson, Tom Kelly, Larry Green, Ty Melton
    11:00 - 11:15am


    11:15 - Noon

    The Unconference

    A lively discussion of topics generated by you
    Speaker: The Unconference Experience
    11:15 - Noon

    Making Testimonial Videos

    An interactive look at video testimonial production, including a live demonstration with audience members of how to position a camera, questions to ask, and easy editing techniques
    Speaker: Tom Houghton
    12:00 - 1:00pm

    Lunch with the Experts

    Do you have questions for one of our speakers or panelists? Connect with them during lunch for more in-depth discussion.
    1:00 - 3:30pm

    Breakout Sessions (35 mins each/5 mins to transfer)

    Spend time with experts in Leadership, Sales, Lead Gen and Technology. Gain new insights and develop relationships that will continue into the future
    Leadership Track
    Top Ten Mistakes
    Hear from others on how to avoid potholes and painful losses
    Facilitator: Duane Johns
    Talking Price and Payment
    How to make the conversation of price and payment easier by better understanding price points, clients, and payment options.
    Facilitator: James McClister
    Special guest: Jacob Hamilton, Wells Fargo
    Creative Compensation Strategies
    Using the right mix of salary, commission, and bonuses to motivate your team
    Speaker: Cindy Cipriani
    How To Grow By Helping Clients
    From expanding payment offerings to streamlining your sales funnel, when can improving client experience lead to business growth?
    Facilitator: Tony Mancini
    Special guest: Bryan Cook, Greensky
    Sales Track
    What is Your Sales Process
    Hear what many others are doing and how you can adapt and improve
    Facilitators: James McClister, Chris Lavoire
    Addressing Client Fears
    Homeowner fears are a competitor in today's market. How are companies overcoming client anxiety?
    Facilitator: Chris Lavoire
    Special guest: Modernize
    Mastering ADUs
    How are remodelers working these projects into the mix?
    Facilitator: Michael Anschel
    Sharpening the Saw in Sales
    From small tweaks to big adjustments, this discussion looks at what you can do to improve your numbers.
    Facilitator: Erika Mosse
    Special guest: Rilla
    Lead Gen Track
    Lead Gen Strategy for a Downturn
    How to market when the times get leaner
    Facilitator: Jay Shah
    30 Marketing Ideas in 30 Minutes
    Share marketing ideas rapid-fire
    Facilitator: Drew Barto
    Browsers Vs Buyers
    Hear from peers about how they qualify leads
    Facilitator: James McClister
    Direct Mail in the 2020s
    A discussion on best practices to capture leads today
    Facilitator: Drew Barto
    Technology Track
    Integrating Technologies into your Business
    A look at best practices for integrating new solutions or changing products completely
    Facilitator: Tom Houghton
    Automation Nation
    How remodelers are automating the sales funnel and other processes for maximum efficiency and client experience
    Facilitator: Erika Mosse
    Special guest: Evan Klaus, Leap
    Cheers & Boos (Design Build)
    Remodelers' favorite (and not so favorite) technology products
    Facilitator: Ty Melton
    Cheers & Boos (Replacement Contractors)
    Remodelers' favorite (and not so favorite) technology products
    Facilitator: Bobby Vickers
    3:30 - 6:00pm

    Take your pick from a variety of activities, play games on the Great Lawn, or just hang out at the pool with new friends.




    Movie Night

    Meet up for stargazing and a movie on the Great Lawn.
  • 6:30 - 7:30am

    Choose between an invigorating mountain hike or morning yoga

    8:00 - 9:00am


    9:00 - 9:30am

    Creating a Business to Run Without You

    A remodeler reveals his process for growing revenue while spending less time on daily operations
    Speaker: Ken Combs, President at CQC Homes
    9:30 - 10:00am

    Growing Profitability Through Technology

    Speakers: Tom Houghton, Duane Johns, Drew Barto, Bobby Vickers
    10:00 - 10:45am

    Live Video Critiques

    See a live critique of an attendee's client testimonial video, and weigh-in as Houghton presents an edited version for comparison
    Speaker: Tom Houghton
    10:45 - 11:15am

    Building A Company Culture for Camaraderie, Achievement, and Success

    A one-on-one interview with Mark Richardson, who will share insights on how to best leverage one of your greatest assets: your team.
    Speakers: James McClister, Mark Richardson
    11:15 - 11:45am

    10 Tips for Gaining Leads on Social Media

    Use these actionable insights and ideas to grow your brand
    Speaker: Drew Barto, Director of Content, Home Improvement, Pro Remodeler
    11:45 - 12:00pm

    Closing Remarks

Pro Remodeler

More than 90,000 residential remodeling professionals — of which 100% are authorized to purchase and specify materials — rely upon the editorial integrity of Pro Remodeler magazine. Together with Pro Builder, the publications' print and digital offerings have earned several prestigious recognitions, including the Jesse H. Neal Award for excellence in business journalism, a Multiplatform Presentation of the Year Award and Website of the Year Award from the American Society of Business Press Editors (ASBPE).