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The Building Opportunities Summit

Save the date for November 10-12, 2022 in Tampa, FL! 

We’re excited to welcome you to this new event for VGM Live at Home! This two-day conference is one of the first in the industry to offer general sessions and installer training from top manufacturers.

Attendees can participate in valuable networking opportunities and have some fun, too. 

Agenda and Education

Thursday, November 10

5:00-7:00 pm           Welcome Reception and Vendor Preview

Friday, November 11

7:30 - 8:30 am          Breakfast/Check-In

8:00 am - Noon       Installation Training - Entrematic, Harmar, EZ-Access, Bestbath and more!)

8:30 - 9:00 am         Welcome/Industry Update
9:00 -10:00 am        Keynote Speaker
10:10 am - Noon      General Session
Noon -1:00 pm         Lunch
1:00 - 4:00 pm         Concurrent General Sessions
4:00 - 6:30 pm         Exhibit Hall
7:00 - 9:00 pm         Banquet Dinner
9:00 -10:00 pm        Entertainment- Dewayne Hill, America’s Funniest Magician

Saturday, November 12  

7:30 - 8:30 am          Breakfast
8:00 am - Noon        Round Tables
Noon -1:00 pm         Lunch
1:00 - 4:00 pm         Round Table continues
4:00 pm                    Conference Ends


Featured Sessions

Retail Sales Training:Creating a High Margin Retail Home Access Sales Program
- Jim Bland, CEO Seniors Home Services

Jim Bland founded Seniors Home Services in 2020 after a successful career in several other industries. Seniors Home Services have several products and solutions that help people successfully age in place. Jim collaborates with numerous leading home health agencies, home care companies, and home access contractors to help them grow their businesses. Jim's experience in business development, marketing, and one visit close sales processes have given many lessons on how to successfully close sales and maintain margins and high close rates. 

5 Common Mistakes We See Small Business Make
Steve Dawson, CEO Harmar

Panel Discussion – Building a revenue stream in the Patient Handling Overhead Lift Category

Interactive Round Table Discussions, Legislative Updates and Presentation on a new Apprenticeship program

Vendors as of May 2022

  • Harmar
  • EZ
  • Entrematic
  • SanSpaUSA
  • SPAN
  • Lowes Pro Supply
  • Innovative Building Solutions
  • Bestbath
  • Cleancut
  • Stander