2017 HPC National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show
Hosted by Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and in partnership with The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP), the Home Performance Coalition (HPC) presents the 2017 HPC National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show coming to the Omni Hotel in the heart of Nashville, TN from March 19-22, 2017.
Register today and join us for an exciting experience, from the best educational agenda in home performance and weatherization to networking opportunities like none other. This conference is being held at the Omni Nashville Hotel in the heart of downtown Nashville.
The HPC National Conference & Trade Show is where you will join over one thousand residential energy efficiency professionals for four days of outstanding educational sessions, networking, and inspiration. In educational sessions, over lunch, or during casual conversations over coffee at the Trade Show, you’ll have the chance to engage personally connect with industry leaders and your peers from across the country.
Sessions & Schedule
Program, Presenters; Sessions & Schedules!
This is your one-stop shop in planning your personalized adventure in Nashville, giving you access to each day-at-a-glance, detailed presenter information, full session descriptions and more. You can customize your conference experience before you even get to Nashville! As you browse through the program, you can ‘favorite’ sessions and events to add them to your schedule. ALL of that info will be saved and transferred to your conference app, which will be available in March. Get started today!
This year, HPC begins on Sunday morning, March 19th and ends on Wednesday, March 22nd. Take a look at the General Schedule to help as you make plans.
To configure your own personalized schedule of sessions that will coordinate with the upcoming app, visit our program website here.
On-site Registration Office Hours
Sunday, March 19, 2017
7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Monday, March 20, 2017
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
7:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Registration: $875 (begins 2/18/17)
One-Day Pass: $400
Student Rate Full-Registration: $625
Student Rate One-Day Pass: *$240
*Students must submit to a copy of their current transcripts to Robyn Hall for review.
Transcript of Attended Courses: $15
Home Energy Magazine Subscription: $45
No refunds will be issued as of Saturday, February 18, 2017. Requests for refunds that are received by HPC in writing through 11:59 p.m. EST on Friday, February 17, 2017 will be granted, minus a $100 cancellation fee for attendees and a $625 cancellation fee for exhibitor booths.
Efficiency First Members:
Click here to login and receive your discount. Not a member? Click here to become an Efficiency First member.
An organization that registers five or more employees from the same organization may be eligible to receive a group discount of $100 off the current registration rate per person. For more information about group discounts and to receive the group discount registration code, please contact Robyn Hall at 412-424-0040. Only one discount code may be applied per person. Registration codes must be entered during the initial online registration and will not be applied retroactively.
About the Host Hotel
Omni Nashville Hotel
250 Fifth Ave South
Nashville, TN 37203
Book your room with the special HPC room block rate of only $229 a night, available between Friday, March 17 and Wednesday, March 22, 2017 and enjoy a ONE-OF-A-KIND NASHVILLE EXPERIENCE! Register today for this special rate (ends February 17, 2017, CT). - This block is sold out. Executive suites at a higher rate may be available.
The Omni Nashville Hotel is created specifically to be an authentic expression of the city's vibrant music culture. Across from the Music City Center, this downtown Nashville hotel is a one-of-a-kind experience, fully integrated with an expansion of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum on three levels. Located on Fifth Avenue between Demonbreun and Korean Veterans Boulevard, Omni Nashville Hotel’s design is a modern expression of the city’s distinct character, incorporating natural materials, exposed steel and regional limestone. The multi-story hotel and expanded museum share meeting and entertainment space and bring additional restaurants and retail venues to this dynamic destination in downtown Nashville.
Courtyard by Marriott Nashville Vanderbilt/West End
1901 West End Ave
Nashville, TN 37203
Book your room with the special HPC room block rate $186 per night. Register today for this special rate. The Courtyard will provide a shuttle to and from the conference and stays must include Sunday and Monday. The Saturday rate of $186 is sold out. If you need help finding Saturday lodging, please contact HPC Meeting Planner, Lois Miller at email@example.com.
For unique hotel accommodations in the downtown Nashville area, many travelers choose the Courtyard by Marriott Nashville Downtown Hotel. Located on 4th Avenue North, the hotel is situated in a high rise building that is around a century old! The hotel is in the heart of downtown, placing you within walking distance of popular music venues, restaurants, art galleries, and boutiques.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville Airport
10 Century Boulevard
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Book your room with the special HPC room block rate of only $161 a night for those required to stay within the government per diem – additional rooms available for $209 a night. Available between Saturday, March 18 and Wednesday, March 22, 2017, this hotel includes HPC-sponsored transportation to and from the conference center. Register today for this rate (ends midnight, February 24, 2017, CT). The Embassy suites is still accepting reservations. There are a few more rooms at the $161 rate.
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville Airport hotel, located five minutes from Nashville International Airport (BNA) and 7 miles from downtown Nashville. Ride their complimentary shuttle to and from the airport, relax in the light, open atrium and unwind with complimentary drinks and snacks at the Embassy Suites evening gathering.
Sheraton Grand Nashville
623 Union Street
Nashville TN 37219 United States
Book your room with the special HPC room block rate $254 a night. Register today for this special rate (ends midnight, February 27, 2017, CT). This block is now sold out. This hotel is just a short 15 minute walk to the Host Hotel.
Staying at Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown means you're in the perfect proximity to the best of Nashville. Take a walk and see some of the city's most notable sites, including Music City Center and the Tennessee State Capitol. Our complimentary shuttle service also offers rides to local favorites within three miles of the hotel.
If you need help finding the best lodging fit for your needs,
please contact HPC Meeting Planner, Lois Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)
This conference offers over 150 sessions, of which you can potentially earn 21.5 CEUs! HPC is a continuing education service provider, and many sessions offer credits for advancing attendees’ professional careers through educational opportunities from allied organizations. Visit the CEU Information page of our website for the most up-to-date listing of CEU providers offered at HPC conferences.
Whether you are a novice just beginning your career or a veteran who wants to learn the latest trends, all levels of experience in all facets of our industry are eligible for a scholarship. Learn more. Apply today.
Fun Stuff Around Town
- All the foods - check out this, this and this
- Country Music Hall of Fame
- Ryman Auditorium
- The Johnny Cash Museum
- Fort Negley
- Belle Meade Plantation
- The Parthanon
- General Jackson River Cruise
- Opry Mills Mall
- IMAX Movie Theater At Opry Mills
- Music Valley At Opryland
- Nashville Palace
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Will I receive a Home Performance Coalition certificate of completion for attending this conference? You will receive a certificate of completion if you attend a minimum of eight sessions. Please ensure that your badge is scanned at the end of each session to verify your attendance.
How will I receive CEU credits for attending this conference? When registering online, you will be prompted to indicate if you want to receive CEUs and select from the list of approved CEU organizations. Some of the CEUs require your membership identification number. The bar code on your name badge, provided by HPC onsite, will be scanned at the end of each session you attend. Post conference, your attendance information will be submitted to the appropriate CEU accrediting bodies.
Can I attend the exhibitor trade show? Yes, trade show access is included in the registration fee.
Are meals included during the conference? As part of your registration, you will be provided breakfast Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday as well as lunch, Monday and Tuesday. You are also invited to attend the Trade Show Receptions on Monday & Tuesday, 5 PM - 6:30 PM where you will have the chance to personally connect with industry leaders and your peers from across the country alongside heavy appetizers and a cash bar.
Can I share a conference badge with someone else and rotate our attendance? No. Each attendee must purchase an individual conference registration. One day passes are available in addition to the full conference registration if you cannot attend all days.
Can I cancel a registration? No refunds will be issued as of Saturday, February 18, 2017. Requests for refunds prior to this date will be granted, minus a $100 cancellation fee for attendees and $625 for exhibitor booths.
Can I transfer a registration to another person if I am no longer able to attend? Yes, there is no fee to transfer a registration. You can return to the online registration form and select the option to “Update an Existing Registration” or you may contact HPC.
Click here for your #HPC17 materials and for all your HPC conference promotional tools. Thank you for your continued support in bringing the Home Performance Coalition to Nashville.
The Home Performance Coalition delivers your target market directly to you at the industry's leading educational conference and trade show with weatherization professionals, home performance contracting businesses, program administrators, and others working in the residential energy efficiency industry. At HPC conferences, attendees are ready to learn, ask questions, and make purchasing decisions. Each HPC trade show offers a unique marketing and branding opportunity to showcase products, equipment and services, while allowing you to capture quality leads and expand your customer base. The trade show floor is the hub for demonstrating new products and techniques, providing immediate and future sales, as well as product research and test marketing. View HPC's Prospectus here.
Register to Exhibit today
Full Exhibitor Kit
THE STANDARD EXHIBITOR BOOTH SPACE INCLUDES:
• Company name and website link on the conference website
• Social media welcome
• Promotional template
• Company listing and profile on the conference mobile app
• Exhibitor booth carpeting
• Two exhibitor representative registrations and best price of $675 for subsequent registrations
• Tuesday and Wednesday receptions hosted in the Exhibit Hall
• Full conference access for registered staff, including access to all sessions and meals
• Professional decorator and drayage services
• Six-foot skirted table with seating for two representatives and a trash receptacle
• Identification sign for your booth with company name and booth number
• Dedicated trade show manager to assist with all of your account needs
• Dedicated customer service manager to assist with all of your registration needs
• Booths 10x20 and larger include one additional conference registration
Trade Show Hours
Sunday, March 19, 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Show Dates & Time:
Monday, March 20, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm & 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 a.m.–3:00 pm & 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Wednesday, March 22 7:00 a.m.–11:00 am.
Wednesday, March 22 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
What’s included in the booth fee?
Your booth fee includes pipe & drape and a booth sign along with a 6’ draped table, 2 chairs and a waste basket. ACI is including booth carpet so there is no need to order carpet. All furnishings, electrical and other services can be ordered at the expense of the exhibitor.
Calling all Exhibitors! We created a Traffic Builder-Branding opportunity just for you!
Check out this Exhibitor Passport. Trade Show attendees must visit all booths with this passport and receive each participating Exhibitor’s special stamp or sticker for their chance to win an iPad mini 4. There will be a drawing Tuesday and Wednesday at noon. Must have 10 participating Exhibitors to proceed. Cost is $750 per participating Exhibitor
For information on internet and other onsite exhibitor needs, contact:
Lois D. Miller, L.D. Miller & Associates, (516) 868-9563
For questions about lead retrieval services, contact:
ExpoTrac Registration Services at email@example.com
Sponsor this event and raise your company's brand awareness, support workforce development and publicly demonstrate your commitment to energy efficient, healthy, sustainable homes. Pick your level of involvement (bronze, silver, gold) or become a Sustaining or coveted Host Sponsor. When you sponsor an HPC Conference and Trade Show, you increase your company's brand awareness and connect with industry leaders who are invested in creating healthy, comfortable, energy-efficient homes. View HPC's Prospectus here.
To Sponsor this national event in Nashville, please fill out the contact form below.
You're joining us to attract more business. The more leads you get the better opportunities you have to convert them into sales. It's time to put on your savvy marketer hat and distinguish yourself from your competitors. Create a lasting impression in the minds of HPC Conference and Tradeshow attendees. This is your chance to shine. Get your name and logo out there. View HPC's Prospectus here.
Volunteers play an important role at Home Performance Coalition conferences by assisting presenters and attendees in sessions as session assistants. Session assistants ensure that sessions at conferences run efficiently by:
• Introducing sessions and presenters
• Tracking attendance
• Assisting presenters with time management and set up
• Remaining in session rooms to assist attendees
Session assistants are required to attend all sessions in an assigned conference track during the course of the conference. Session assistants must have a friendly, service-oriented attitude and commit to attending all days of the conference.
In exchange for volunteering, you will receive free registration for the conference, which will provide exciting educational and networking opportunities. This includes access to the general session, exhibit hall, education sessions, meals, receptions, and CEUs. This is a great opportunity to participate in sessions and learn new information about the industry! Please note, lodging is not included.
To Volunteer in Nashville, please fill out the contact form below.