Speakers Sought for 2009 50+ Symposium in Philadelphia
NAHB’s 50+ Housing Council is seeking speakers and proposals for next year's Building for Boomers & Beyond: 50+ Housing Symposium on April 27-29, 2009 in Philadelphia.
The deadline for proposals is Friday, July 11.
Speakers are encouraged to submit fresh, new ideas and programs should include success stories as well as case studies that break the mold.
Programs also should be interactive, thought-provoking and fun while deviating from the standard lecture format. All breakout sessions should involve some type of question-and-answer session to engage the audience
The symposium will also feature a new “Executive Track” tailored to builders, developers and high-level professionals. Executive programs will focus heavily on finance, impacts and issues that affect a company's movers and shakers. When submitting a program for the “Executive Track,” submitters must explain why the program should be included.
The symposium will be held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.
For more information and to learn how to submit a proposal, click here.
To submit a proposal by Friday, July 11, click here.
For more information, e-mail Janice Coyle at NAHB, or call her at 800-368-5242 x8386.
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