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2017 IBS a Great Success!

The 2017 International Builder’s Show was held, Mid January, in Orlando Florida. The ceremonies started off with a history of NAHB’s 75  years from its inception.  Our very own Kevin Kelly, of Leon N. Weiner & Associates, starred in the show!

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The Late Leon N. Weiner, Founder of Leon N. Weiner & Associates, was featured as part of the NAHB 75th year Presentation.img_1102

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The guest speaker for the opening ceremonies was Peyton Manning, former NFL Player of the Denver Broncos. Manning gave an inspirational speech about leadership.

 

img_1105Kicking off the week filled with informative educational sessions; HBA DE Members and staff attended the area 3 Caucus, which included Delaware, Washington D.C., Maryland,  Pennsylvania, and Virginia.  Our very own State Representative, Kevin Whittaker addressed the attendees about issues Delaware Builders are facing on both the local, state, and federal level.

 

img_0442On Wednesday, the meeting of the members was held.  The Meeting of the Members is an opportunity for NAHB Members to learn how NAHB’s grassroots guides the association’s direction and activities.  Members were given a great speech on how the National Housing Endowment is helping a young man entering the building industry. Click here to view the video and learn more about the Meeting of the Members. Next, Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran talked about her experiences and how she got to where she is today.

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That evening, HBADE hosted a mixer at David’s Club, at the Hilton Orlando.  There were about 60 members mingling and chatting with other members.  We would like to thank our generous sponsors for allowing us to put on this great event!

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To end the week attendees were able to attend the Spike Party, which had Country Music band, Little Big Town. The performance was lively and enjoyable, with a little Fleetwood Mac thrown into their show! To attend the Sold Out Spike Party, members earn Spike credit by bringing new members into the HBA. Contact us to learn more about how you can earn tickets to next year’s Spike Party!lbt_mw-7587_397_hires_web

 

For more information on the International Builder’s Show click here.

 

 

 

About HBA of Delaware

HBA/DE has been an integral part of the growth and economic development of the State of Delaware since 1947. HBA/DE was founded as a non-profit state affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) representing home builders and other businesses directly related to Delaware's Home Building Industry. Consisting of Builders, Remodelers and a group of diversified associate members, the Home Builders Association of Delaware strives to protect and preserve housing as a symbol of America. www.hbade.org

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