The Southeast Building Conference (SEBC), now celebrating its 35th year, is the 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, hard-hitting seminars, designation programs, networking opportunities, roundtable discussions, and industry briefings. The exhibition includes more than 100,000 square feet of building products and services from nearly 300 leading manufacturers and suppliers.
- Exhibitor: Mike Kruszynicki, 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty
SEBC Co-Location Partners:
In 2012, SEBC has partnered with two other trade organizations: the USGBCand the Masonry Foundation of Florida to bring both a trade expo portion and additional educational events to the conference.
Successfully attended by over 200 additional Masonry delegates, the show floor was buzzing on Saturday during the annual live competition's for Fastest Trowel and Apprentice of the Year.
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida USA
Show Dates & Times:
Thursday,July 11, 2013 Friday, July 12, 2013 Saturday, July 13, 2013
Seminars: 8:00 am- 5:00 pm Seminars: 8:00 am- 5:00 pm Seminars: 8:00 am- 3:00 pm
Exhibition: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Exhibition: 9:00 am- 4:00 pm Exhibition: 9:00 am- 3:00 pm
Thursday: Welcome Reception 4 pm – 5 pm on the Trade Show Floor - Friday: Happy Hour 3 pm - 4 pm
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. In 2012, the SEBC attracted more than 3,500 attendees with more than 80% of those being the decision-maker for their company. Exhibitor Profile: The SEBC attracts over 300 exhibitors featuring the latest in product development, green building and sustainable technology, hurricane mitigation and storm safety for both residential and commercial construction in the Southeast.
“Quality participation! This year the attendees seemed focused on personal development and truly learning about the products and services exhibitors had to offer rather than collecting freebies to cart back home…”
- Whit Ward, Bonded Builders Home Warranty
Products and Services are available in the following categories:
Building Materials & Specialties
Windows & Doors
Energy Savings Products
Engineered Wood Products
Financial & Mortgage Services
|Flooring & Floor Coverings
Green Building Products
Hurricane Products & Services
Insulated Concrete Forms
Insulation & Insulating Materials
Kitchen & Bath Accessories
Paints, Varnishes, Stains & Enamels
Plumbing Equipment & Materials
Roofing Systems & Underlayments
Solar Energy Products
Steel Framing & Products
The SEBC offers over 40 seminars within a 7 track program (Architecture & Design, Business Management, COntinuing Education (CEU), Green and Sustainable, Remodeling, Building Construction, Sales & Production, and Marketing) that accommodates the professional growth of builders, trades professionals, production managers, and sales and office staff. Sales and marketing professionals can acquire new selling techniques from a panel of nationally acclaimed speakers during the Sales Academy Rally held on Friday. With an emphasis on Hurricane Mitigation, Energy Efficiency and Green Building, the SEBC offer builders and trades the knowledge on the latest in construction products and seminars on how-to comply with the new regulations and codes, green construction and energy efficiency.
Exhibit Floor Highlights:
The exhibit floor offers a broad range of products that include interior merchandising, kitchen and bath, windows, doors, roofing, siding, appliances, tools, paints, stains, computer and construction software, and services that include construction loans. SEBC will feature over 350 booths in nearly 100,000 square feet of exhibits, many with hands-on installation and manufacturers reps standing by to answer your most pressing questions, as well as provide you with the latest sales aids and technical literature.
Specialty Pavilions’ on the Show Floor Include: Green Zone (green building Remodelers Corner, EZone (the latest products for Energy Efficiency, Sustainability and Green), Hurricane Alley (featuring products for wind resistance construction and must comply with the FL Bldg Code) and the Masonry Demonstration Pavilion featuring live competitions and programs.
NEW in 2013 - Visit the NEW PRODUCT PAVILION - where attendees can see the latest and newest products to hit the market and VOTE on the BEST new product of 2013. Stop by on Friday from 3-4 pm for Happy Hour to cast your vote!!
Reserve your Exhibit Space:
The cost of exhibit space is $23.50 per square feet for returning exhibitors and $25 per square foot for new exhibitors.
Exhibit Booths are designed in 10 x 10 foot increments.
Don’t miss the Southeast’s best in design and building excellence during the Aurora Awards Designs of Distinction gala and dazzling multi-media presentation held on Saturday, July 13, 2013. Visit the Auroras at www.theauroras.com for more information.
Expo Hall Happenings:
Thursday, July 11 from 4 pm - 5 pm Happy Hour on the Floor
Friday, July 12 3 pm - 4 pm - Happy Hour in New Product Pavilion
The Rosen Center serves as the main host hotel for the SEBC. It is conveniently located at 9840 International Drive. Reservations can be made by calling toll-free 888-800-2174 and mention the SEBC
The Rosen Plaza serves as one of the over flow hotels for the SEBC and is located at 9700 International Drive, Reservations: Toll Free 800-627-8258
The Peabody Hotel is the third hotel serving as host to the SEBC and is located at 9801 International Drive. For reservations please call 407-352-4000
The SEBC is committed to being a leader in green initiatives for expositions and has made the commitment to expand its own green programs both prior to the exposition and on-site. The SEBC is located at the Orange County Convention Center, one of the largest convention centers in the country and one of the most committed green venues. Each of the host hotels have been recognized as ‘Green’ Hotels and Resorts with programs in place to become more energy efficient and have a smaller carbon footprint on its community that they serve. Each of the vendors that are partners with the SEBC have ‘green’ initiatives in place from buying locally grown foods to recycling on site signage. Please check out SEBC Goes Green on the website to see the complete list of how we are making the effort to be ‘green’ plus programs we are putting in place for our exhibitors to be ‘green’ once on site.
Future Show Dates – Located at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL
July 26-28, 2014
The Southeast Building Conference is one of three regional building industry trade shows recognized by the National Association of Home Builders and is sponsored by the Florida Home Builders Association.
- Myers Barnes, Myers Barnes and Associates