Get Top-Level Survival Tips at ‘Executive Edge’ at IBS
“Executive Edge,” a new program at the 2008 International Builders’ Show this year, is an exclusive program to meet the needs of top-level building industry executives that focuses on building and sustaining leadership, innovation and performance in the current housing market.
The day-long session will be from 8:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.
“Executive Edge” features business and industry speakers and panel discussions about the state of the industry, gaining a competitive advantage, building customer loyalty and more.
The “Executive Edge” speaker sessions include:
- Twelve-Step Recovery Program for Leaders”
Business expert Oren Harari will offer provocative ideas on competitive advantage, organizational change and transformational leadership. His presentation will teach how to gain competitive advantage in today's chaotic marketplace.
- “The Five Leadership Secrets of the World's Most Productive and Best- Performing Companies”
Jason Jennings, business thought leader and bestselling author, will discuss five leadership traits that he and his research team discovered to be common to all of the best-performing companies and how these traits make the companies faster, more productive and innovative; drive customer satisfaction; gain worker buy-in; and consistently grow revenues and profits.
- “The Disney Approach to Loyalty”
Mark Matheis, content specialist at the Disney Institute, will explore how to create relationship loyalty with customers following the Walt Disney World principles and model for generating loyal customers and employees and lifelong customer relationships.
- “Industry Power Panel: Leadership in Trying Times”
This panel of several large production builders and a well-known housing industry analyst will discuss the current state of the industry, some of the smart moves that have been made during the slowdown and how best to exploit this market in order to come out ahead down the road. The moderator is Martin Freedland, of The Berke Group. Panelists include, Andy Hannigan, former CEO of Centex Homes; Kim Shelpman, of Holiday Builders; Carl Reichardt, of Wachovia Securities; and Larry Webb, of John Laing Homes.
"Executive Edge" attendees are encouraged to bring their ideas, opinions and solutions to the discussions.
To register for “Executive Edge,” or for additional information, visit www.buildersshow.com/ExecutiveEdge.
Avoid the Lines, Register Online for IBS by Friday, Jan. 25
Online registration and the discounted “regular” registration fees for the 2008 International Builders’ Show in Orlando have been extended until Friday, Jan. 25.
Register online and when you arrive at the Orange County Convention Center, simply bring a picture ID to any Advanced Registration Counter and pick up your badge.
Click here to register.