Oregon Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association

HPBA Region 9 Spring Conference

Catching the Wave of the Building Industry

Red Lion Hotel, Olympia WA, May 19 - 20, 2014

Title Sponsor:

 

Thanks for Attending!

Agenda  - Title Sponsor, HHT

Sunday, May 18

11:00 - 5:00        Golf Tournament, Eagles Pride Golf Course, Ft. Lewis, WA

6:00 – 9:00 pm    Exhibit Booth Set up

 

Monday, May 19

7:30 – 8:00          Registration, Coffee, Exhibit Tables - Welcome Amenity Sponsor -

                            Travis Industries; Name Badges - AES and ICC

8:00 – 9:30 am     Breakfast, OHPBA Annual Membership Meeting Sponsored by

                             Wing Sales and Breckwell Hearth Products

                             NWHPBA Annual Membership Meeting - Sponsored by

                             Wing Sales and Wiseway Pellet Stoves

9:30 – 10:00         Coffee and Water Break, Exhibit Tables - Sponsored by Blaze King

10:00 - 12:00       Session: Catching the Wave of the Building Industry. Panelists - Scott

                            Ongley, Lisacs; Jim Rau, Fireside; Art Castle, Executive V.P., Building Industry A                         Association of Washington. Moderator, Harvey Gail - Sponsored by HHT

12:00 - 1:00         Lunch

1:00 -  1:30          Dessert Break, Exhibit Tables

1:30 - 2:30           Session: Challenges, Government Affairs. Speakers - Ryan Carroll, Director

                             of Government Affairs, HPBA; Gary Smith, NWHPBA Lobbyist;

                             Harvey Gail, OHPBA Lobbyist -  Sponsored by M&G Duravent

2:30 - 3:00           Pop and Popcorn Break, Exhibit Tables - Sponsored by Amantii Electric Fireplaces

3:00 - 4:00           Session: Challenges, Manufacturer Panel. Panelists - Jeni Forman, HHT;  

                             Jess Baldwin, Vermont Castings Group; Edward Hosack, Travis Industries;

                             Moderator, Dan Henry - Sponsored by Lightning Nuggets

4:00 - 5:00           Session: Catching the Remodeling Wave; "How to Sell the Whole Wall" - Panelists -

                            Terry McCartney, Everwarm Hearth & Home, and Debbie Hannig,

                            Hannig Marketing - Sponsored by Valor  Fireplaces

5:00 – 6:00 pm     Surf Party Reception, Exhibit Tables - Sponsored by Wing Sales and Lucky Supply

6:00 – 8:00 pm     Dinner - Joe Downes, NW WA Outreach Director, Office of Senator Maria Cantwell

Tuesday, May 20

7:30 – 8:30          Continental Breakfast, Exhibit Tables - Sponsored by Olympia Chimney Supply

8:30 - 9:30           Session: Catching the Social Media Wave (Part 1). Speaker - Duane Dahl, Catching

                            Bubbles, Inc.  - Sponsored by M&G Duravent

9:30 - 10:00         Espresso Break, Exhibit Tables - Sponsored by Vermont Castings Group

10:00 - 12:00       Session: Catching the Social Media Wave (Part 2): Hands-on Social Media Workshop,

                           Moderated by Kip Rumens. - Sponsored by Lauren Ridge Ventures

12:00                  Take away Snack Sack - Thank you for coming and travel safely! Sponsored by

                            Tri-State Distributors

12:00                  Exhibit booth tear down

12:30  -  1:30       OHPBA-NWHPBA Joint Board Lunch (for board members)

1:30 -  afternoon  OHPBA and NWHPBA Board meetings (for board members)

Questions

If you have any questions call OHPBA’s office at 503-585-8254 or email Harvey@vannattapr.com

 

OHPBA, PO Box 135, Salem, OR 97308-0135, 503-585-8254, www.ohpba.org

Affiliated with Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, Arlington, VA  www.hpba.org

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