2018 HPC National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show
The Home Performance Coalition (HPC) presents the 2018 HPC National Home Performance Conference and Trade Show coming to the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in the heart of Philly, PA from April 23-26, 2018.
Plan to join us for an exciting experience, from the best educational agenda in home performance and weatherization to networking opportunities like none other.
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 personally connect with industry leaders and your peers from across the country.
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
Registration: $775 (ends Thursday, March 22, 2018)
Late Registration: $875 (begins 12AM, Friday, March 23, 2018)
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 Friday, March 23, 2018. Requests for refunds that are received by HPC in writing through 11:59 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 22, 2018 will be granted, minus a $100 cancellation fee for attendees and a $625 cancellation fee for exhibitor booths. Payment by check is due Thursday, April 12, 2018.
Efficiency First Members:
Login here and receive your $100 discount. Not a member? Join Efficiency First today.
Building Performance Institute (BPI)
BPI GSCs recieve a $100 discount. Check your email or contact your BPI Client Relations Representative for more information and the discount code.
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.
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.
Participant Code of Conduct
The Home Performance Coalition (HPC) community is made up of a network of people with a common agenda, cause, and interests, who collaborate by sharing ideas, information, and resources. It is of utmost importance to HPC that each and every person attending one of our conferences and events has a positive and rewarding experience and to that end, we invite all sponsors, volunteers, speakers, attendees, vendors, and others ("Participants") to help us realize a safe, respectful, and positive experience for everyone. When you participate in an event hosted by HPC, you are contributing to the overall experience, which makes us all accountable to each other.
HPC has adopted this Code of Conduct to provide guidelines to Participants and to ensure that all Participants understand what behavior is expected, and what behavior will not be tolerated at a Home Performance Coalition event. HPC expects all Participants to abide by this Code of Conduct at all events. This includes conference-related social events at off-site locations, and in related online communities and social media. Read the full code of conduct here.
Fun Stuff Around Town
Famous as the birthplace of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, Philadelphia offers much more than cobblestone streets and historical landmarks. Cultural, culinary, artistic and ethnic treasures abound in this city and its surrounding countryside.
What makes Philadelphia so memorable is its unique blend of experiences that you have to discover in person. By day, explore four centuries of history and architecture, beautiful neighborhoods, remarkable museum collections and endless shopping. After the sun sets, the city heats up with acclaimed performing arts, amazing dining and vibrant nightlife.
The trade show floor is the hub for learning about and engaging with new products and techniques as well as shopping for immediate and future purchases available at your fingertips.
Trade Show Floor Dates & Times:
Tuesday, April 24, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm & 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Wednesday, April 25, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm & 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Thursday, April 26 7:00 am – 11:00 am.
Trade Show Receptions are Tuesday and Wednesday, 5 PM - 6:30 PM. Here 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.
*HPC Responsible Drinking Policy - Recognizing the emphasis on networking done through receptions and social events, HPC encourages responsible drinking at all of its networking events and receptions. All HPC sponsored events will offer nonalcoholic drinks. Alcohol will not be served to anyone under the age of 21.
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. View HPC's Prospectus here.
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
• 10x10, $2,500
• 10x20, $4,500
• 10x30, $5,500
• 20x20 $6,500
Trade Show Hours
Monday, April 24, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Show Dates & Time:
Tuesday, April 25, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm & 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Wednesday, April 26, 7:00 a.m.–3:00 pm & 5:00 – 6:30 pm
Thursday, April 27, 7:00 a.m.–11:00 am.
Thursday, April 27, 11:00 am – 3:00 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. HPC 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.
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, please fill out the contact form below or call Chris Docchio at 412.424.0046.
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. Take a look at your branding opportunities 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 Philly, please fill out the contact form below.
About the Host Hotel
Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107
Book your hotel today, available April 20, 2018 - April 29, 2018, for the special HPC conference rate of $219 per night.
Book your room here or call 1-877-901-6632
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Enjoy the perfect combination of style and substance at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. This hotel offers intuitively designed accommodations, luxury amenities and an unparalleled location in the city's vibrant downtown district. And you'll be delighted with our prime hotel location; we're near Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and we're connected to the Pennsylvania Convention Center by skywalk. Elevate your hotel experience with us here at the contemporary Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
This conference offers over 125 sessions/workshops, 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.
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 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday as well as lunch, Tuesday and Wednesday. You are also invited to attend the Trade Show Receptions on Tuesday, and Wednesday, 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, Friday, March 23, 2018. Requests for refunds that are received by HPC in writing through 11:59 p.m. EST on Thursday, March 22, 2018 will be granted, minus a $100 cancellation fee for attendees and a $625 cancellation fee for exhibitor booths. Payment by check is due Thursday, April 12, 2018.
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.
This year, HPC begins on Monday morning, April 23 and will end on Thursday, mid-day, April 26. Take a look at the General Schedule to help as you make plans.
On-site Registration Office Hours
Monday, April 23, 2018: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday, April 24, 2018: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, April 25, 2018: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday, April 26, 2018: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM