Oregon Hearth, Patio  
& Barbecue Association

  Tuesday, April 17, 2018

OHPBA Spring Conference

Antique Powerland, Antique Truck Museum

Brooks, OR

Title Sponsor: TBD

Don't Miss this Great Conference!

  •           Learn to invest in your team to grow them (and your bottom line)
  •        Discover how basic financial responsibility means more profit
  •        How to hire and grow your installation team for longevity

Team up with other dealers during breakout sessions to analyze and apply what has been learned so that you have a leg up in your market. Listen to the latest from HPBA in regards to government affairs and be in the know

If you don’t act now it could get worse. Advertising dollars are becoming less effective every day, employee’s needs are changing from years past and most businesses have not set themselves up for a profitable sale. You can change that.

There is no better value for you and your employees than the OHPBA Spring Conference. If all you got was motivation out of your employees it would be worth it, but you’ll also hear from national experts in regards to finance, profit and legacy. This can change your business if you choose to act on it.

Take control of your business and REGISTER today!


Blue Collar Proud! Meet this awesome team of marketing and web developers from Spark Marketer - Taylor Hill and Carter Harkins.  They will also be presenting at the National Chimney Sweep Guild Convention in Portland later that week. They came down early just for us! Join us for our reception Monday night at Vagabond Brewing in Salem. Enjoy a flight of beer samples and a burger while our speakers present a short session called, Blue Collar Proud: 10 Principles to build a kick-ass business you can be proud of. The session is based on the title of their book under the same name. 

On Tuesday, the guys are back to give some inspiring presentations: If You Like Money, You Love Numbers, and I Can Prove It! For the hiring one; Leaders Lead Cultures, Not Companies and Leaders Lead Cultures, Not Companies, a information packed presentation on hiring and growing your team.

Other topics include: 

Government Affairs Lightning Round - John Crouch, HPBA.  This session will review a wide variety of projects, programs and initiatives led by HPBA. We will also go over a myriad of government affairs issues that will have a huge impact on retailers. 

How to Have Business Success in the Changing Landscape - Tim Reed. Tim will present this at the EXPO in Nashville. If you didn't go, catch it at our conference!

Energy Trust of Oregon Update - Erik Falk, Energy Trust of Oregon. Review of the ETO's programs and incentives.

Natural Gas Update presented by John Frankel, NW Natural. 


Monday, 6-9 pm - Reception, Vagabond Brewing 2195 Hyacinth St NE #172, Salem

Tuesday, Antique Truck Museum, Powerland Heritage Park, Brooks, OR

7:30 - 8:00 Registration

8:00 – 8:30 Breakfast, exhibitors

8:30 - 9:15 Welcome introductions

9:15 - 10:15 Speaker, TBD

10:15 - 10:45 Break with exhibitors

10:45 - 11:45 Speaker, TBD

11:45 - 12:15 Lunch Buffet

12:15 - 1:00 Lunch Speaker(s)

1:00 - 1:15 Break with exhibitors

1:15 - 2:00 Speaker, TBD

2:00 - 2:15 Break with exhibitors

2:15 – 3:15 Speaker, TBD

3:15 – 3:30 Break with exhibitors

3:30 - 4:30 Speaker, TBD

4:30 – 5:30 Reception, Tour of Antique Truck Museum

5:30 – 7:00 OHPBA Board Meeting, Truck Museum Board room.


For information on exhibiting at the conference, Click HERE. Indoor and covered outdoor booth spots available!

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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