SEPTEMBER 20–21 American Housing Conference, Chicago

This is a high-level event targeted to building product manufacturers and their advertising agencies, as well as the country's top builders and remodelers. The day-and-a-half conference will serve as the launch of the annual Hanley Wood Construction Forecast and will provide construction professionals with the economic and industry information needed to strategically plan for and profit from the next wave of market changes. Contact:

29–Oct. 1 NLBMDA/PROSALES Industry Summit, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

The second NLBMDA/ProSales Industry Summit will focus on winning partnerships. Through keynote presentations, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and plenty of networking opportunities, attendees will learn strategies to optimize supply chain integration and new techniques to build stronger relationships with customers and suppliers. Contact:

OCTOBER 12–14 Building Component Manufacturers Conference, Milwaukee

BCMC is the premier trade show for the structural building component manufacturing industry and the largest gathering of component manufacturers in the world. Contact:

12–15 Remodeling Show 2005, Baltimore

Now in its 15th year, this show is the only national event that brings remodelers, custom builders, residential architects, and designers together to preview innovative products, information, tools, and services. In addition to more than 350 exhibiting companies involved in every major product category, the show offers the most specialized learning opportunities for the remodeling industry. Contact:

12–15 Sunbelt Builders Show, Grapevine, Texas

Presented by the Texas Association of Builders and the NAHB, this year's show will include more than 300 exhibitors and more than 45 education sessions. Not-to-miss events include the Excellence in Leadership Dinner; the Achieving Excellence Leadership Conference; NAHB designation courses; and the 2005 Star Awards, recognizing the best in the Southwest in Builder achievement. Contact:

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