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SEBC 2014
EXPO: JULY 24-25

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Exhibit Space Sales Open For the 36th Annual SEBC

sebc-2014The largest building industry trade show in the South -- the Southeast Building Conference (SEBC)- has opened exhibit space sales for its 2014 show set for July 24-26 in the West Building, Halls A4 and B1, of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando.

SEBC 2014 will attract more than 3,500 builders, contractors and remodelers from around the Southeast.

Uniquely, the SEBC is the ONLY building industry trade show presented in the Southeast United States in 2014, making it a lock to capture a large regional audience of qualified purchasers of building industry products and services.

Sponsored by the Florida Home Builders Association, SEBC has a 36-year tradition of bringing builders and suppliers together under one roof. We offer many opportunities for networking, building your brand, and building your client base.

Reach your core audience by exhibiting at the SEBC. Our marketing efforts promote to home building professionals from AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX and VA as well as the Eastern Caribbean.

For more information. Contact Lynne Edwards at 800-261-9447 ext 109 or ledwards@fhba.com


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Southeast Building Conference, 201 E Park Ave, Tallahassee, FL, 32301 Contact Toll Free: 800/261-9447 * 850/224-4316

Exhibiting at the SEBC
Exhibiting at the SEBC


For 36 years the SEBC has been the number one regional trade show for creating Face-to-Face business building opportunities in the Southeast. Builders, Remodelers, developers, architects, general contractors, trades professionals, manufacturers and suppliers all converge in Orlando during the SEBC to talk housing.

Be there to meet and greet with these leading business decision-makers.

EXPO: July 24-25, 2014 - Conference: July 23-26, 2014 * Orange County Convention Center * Orlando - West Hall A4-B1

Now more than ever before housing professionals are looking for ways to stand out among their peers. Exhibiting offers you the ability to showcase your latest products and techniques. Expositions offer you face-to-face opportunities with existing clients and potential new clients.

SEBC is sponsored by the Florida Home Builders Association; a building industry trade organization comprised of home builders, remodelers, trades professionals, business professionals, general contractors, architects and designers, and is located in Tallahassee, FL.

Facts on Reasons to Exhibit

  • 45% of attendees develop an emotional connection with a brand after interacting with it at a trade show
  • 63% of sales and marketing managers agree or strongly agree that exhibitions assist in gaining/regaining market share.
  • To identify a potential customer at an exhibition the average cost is $96; to identify a prospect by means other than a trade show the average cost is $443.
  • The cost of making a first face-to-face contact with a potential customer through an exhibition lead is $96 compared to $1039 without.
  • On average, an organization saves $914 per new customer by closing a sales call with a lead from an exhibition versus by non-exhibition means.
Attending What is the SEBC?


For 36 years the SEBC has offered business-building opportunities and an opportunity to make personal connections with leading industry professionals throughout its three day conference and expo. SEBC is and continues to be the place where the building industry comes together to learn and to network. Our educational programs target the core issues driving businesses today. Choose from a variety of educational options, including continuing education (CEUs) and sessions that cover six important construction-related subject tracks and specialized pre-conference intensives on multi-family, residential and commercial construction, green building, Hurricane Mitigation and techniques, energy-efficient design, sustainability and leadership.

Visit the Virtual Floor Plan site for more details on who our 2013 exhibitors were and to send an email message to a past exhibitor or Click Here for the current list of 2014 Exhibitors, the Floor plan and to download a current Exhibition Reservation Contract. 

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Registration Information

Registration to the 2013 SEBC is Now Open Featuring April Early Bird Specials on the Three Day All Access Pass and FREE Expo Hall Passes. Register before April 30th to receive these discounts. 


Where is the SEBC located?

Orange County Convention Center – South Building Hall B1, Orlando, Florida USA

What are the Show Dates and Times?

Expo Hall:

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - Exhibition Hall 11 am - 6 pm

Friday, July 12, 2013 - Exhibition Hall 9 am - 4 pm

Saturday, July 13, 2013 - Exhibition Hall 9 am - 3 pm

Special Show Floor Event:

Happy Hour on Show Floor: Thursday, July 11, 5 pm – 6 pm - Join us for Beer and Wine as you network with Exhibitors and 1, 2, 3 Day Registered attendees are eligible to win prizes: Kindle Fire and FLIP Videos sponsored by the SEBC. 

Visit our Specialty Pavilions

Hurricane Alley -  Sponsored by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation and Building a Safer Florida, Hurricane Alley features products and services that met mitigation techniques and code requirements. Meet the Experts Demo Stage will also feature hourly programs on a variety of topics including mitigation installation techniques, product displays and code issues. florida-department-of-profebuilding-a-safer-florida-in

REBUILD the USA - Remodelors Corner for Kitchen and Baths is sponsorsed by the Florida Remodelers Council, this section will feature the latest in Kitchen and Bath designs, remodeling products and services, color and design trends and more. Many of the products on display will be products that are MADE in the USA.

Also includes educational programs on Hurricane Mitigation and Radon Resistant Construction Practices for new home construction.

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Conference Programs:

Pre-Show Education- Intensive Education Begins Wednesday, July 10, 2013 and is being brought to the SEBC by the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA). The programs offered over a 3-day period will be: Houses that Work for New Construction and for Remodeled Homes as well as Selling High Performance Homes. Details and registration information is available by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it eebalogos

To register or learn more about the EEBA programs please visit: http://www.eeba.org/housesthatwork/workshops/2013-07-10-orlando.htm

The Houses that Work Program offer the following Professional Designation Credits: AIA 8 credits; FL Contractors CLIB 3 credits, AIBD 8 Credits; NAHB Designations 7 credits; RESNET 5 credits and BGCI/ LEED 8 credits.

Registration for the EEBA programs are as follows: $125 for one day program; $225 for two days and $300 for all 3 days.

EEBA Schedule at SEBC:

Wednesday, July 10, 2013  - 8 am - 5 pm

Houses that Work for New Construction  

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Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 8 am - 5 pm

Selling High Performance Homes

Friday, July 12, 2013 - 8 am - 5 pm

Houses that Work for Remodeling

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SEBC Continuing Education and General Educational Track programs

Once again we offer the 14 CEU Fast Track Program where Florida Contractors can earn all 14 required CEUs over any 2 days of the SEBC.

Thursday, July 11, 2013                    Friday, July 12, 2013                         Saturday, July 13, 2013

Seminars: 7:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.           Seminars: 7:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.            Seminars: 7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

What is the SEBC?

Celebrating its 35th Anniversary this year, the Southeast Building Conference (SEBC) continues to he ther region's largest building industry trade show in the southeast. As the premier trade event its key features include outstanding educational programs including three days of keynote speakers, seminars, continued educational programs, networking opportunities, roundtable discussions, and industry briefings. The exhibition includes more than 80,000 square feet of building products and services from nearly 250 leading manufacturers and suppliers.

Who Should Attend?

Builders, Developers, Remodelers, Architects, Engineers, Bankers, Realtors, Purchasing Agents, Superintendents and all other building industry professionals who are interested in expanding their skills, knowledge and businesses.

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Contractors can obtain all 14 CEUs during any two days attendance at the SEBC. In addition, we offer general education programs for tracks in: Architecture/Design; Codes and Construction; Green Building and Sustainability; Business Management; Multi-Family Housing; Technology; Remodeling and Sales and Marketing.

SEBC educational programs are proudly sponsorsed by Bonded Builders Warranty Group.

What is the cost to attend?

SEBC offers a variety of registration options:

Expo Hall - Expo Hall is $10 pp and includes access to the Hall over 3 days and access to 2 General Education Track program (does not include access to Continuing Education Tracks)

One Day Pass - $69 pp and includes: Access to one day of educational programs (including up to 7 CEUs of continuing education, general track programs and unlimited access to Expo Hall. Thursday's Pass also includes the Welcome Reception on the Show Floor.

Two Day Pass - $109 pp and includes: Access to two day's of educational programs (including up to 14 CEUs of continuing education, general education tracks, Thursday's Welcome Reception on the Show Floor, plus unlimited access to Expo Hall.

Three Day Pass - $149 pp and includes: Access to all three day's of educational programs including all CEU classes, General Track Education, Welcome Reception, Sales Academy plus unlimited access to Expo Hall.


Travel Plans and Local Attractions can be made through the VISIT ORLANDO. Click here to make your Orlando Plans today. The Orlando Area is filled with Family Fun! Please check back for updated information on the SEBC Attendee Discount tickets to area attractions including Disney World!

Plan to Attend The SEBC Today. 

Use the SEBC Show Planner to organize your conference schedule.


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