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Saturday, Feb 25 Agenda

7:00AM Sponsored Breakfast By Manufactured Home Certifications

Location: Ballroom C (Exhibitor Hall)


Mark Hummel

Scenario Based Planning: A shift from traditional goal setting for a volatile industry with Mark Hummel

  • 2023 outlook and why old models of goal setting may not work
  • Traditional Strategic Planning
  • Make a shift to a new model: examples from other industries
  • Scenario based planning class workshop

Location: Ballroom B | 8:00AM – 9:30AM


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Seth Garber
Wally Conway HomePro Inspections
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Round Table Discussion: Converting Inspections to Pest Leads


  • Wally Conway


  • Rob Lemoine
  • Seth Garber
  • Susan Bentley
  • John Shishilla

Description: Looking to convert your home inspection clients to pest control clients? See how industry-leading home inspection companies are converting their inspection clients to pest control clients. Alternatively, learn how you can open a pest control company as a home inspector to bring in additional revenue.

Location: Ballroom B | 9:30AM – 10:30AM

10:30AM Break W/ Exhibitors

Location: Ballroom C (Exhibitor Hall)


Aaron Shishilla

How To Set Up & Optimize Your Google Business Profile with Aaron Shishilla

In this class, Aaron will share how you should set up and optimize your Google Business Profile to obtain the most amount of leads online. Not only will you get a step-by-step tutorial, but also unique tips and tricks to increase performance.

Location: Ballroom A.1 | 11:00AM – 12:00PM


How To Motivate & Inspire Team Members with Susan Bentley

Let’s talk about how amazing it is to lead a passionate team and how to get there!   We will talk about ways to motivate and inspire the people you lead to create powerful and positive vibes in your company and their lives.   Whether a leader or growing to be a leader, almost everyone knows how challenging it can be to lead an unmotivated team. Pull up a seat and let’s motivate and inspire and help make your 2023 the best year yet!

Location: Gondolier/Canaletto | 11:00AM – 12:00PM

12:00PM Lunch Provided By WolfPack Advising

Location: Ballroom C (Exhibitor Hall)


Jerry and Renee Schappert - Founder of Pest Cemetary FB Group and Owner of The Bug Doctor

Pride in Pest Control with Jerry Schappert

Description coming soon…

Location: Ballroom B | Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM

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Ways To Grow Your Business In A Down Economy with John Shishilla

When the market is uncertain, you need ways to continue focusing on and growing your business. Join John Shishilla as he leads a group discussion on ways to grow your business when business becomes slow.

Location: Ballroom A.1 | Time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM


Dr Thomas-Chouvenc

Location: Ballroom B | Time: 2:00PM – 3:00PM

Wally Conway HomePro Inspections

Points to Ponder When Preparing To Exit Your Business with Wally Conway

What’s your business exit plan?  Preparing your business AND you are critical to making the transition out of your business on the best terms.  This conversation has been  ignored tor too long in the home inspection business. This will be a very candid conversation on how to prepare and what to expect from an exit be it soon or in the future.

Location: Ballroom A.1 | Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

3:00PM Snack Break Sponsored By Inspector Pro Insurance

Ballroom C (Exhibitor Hall)


Dr Thomas-Chouvenc

Location: Ballroom B | Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Will Colton

Inspection Contracts and the Dispute Resolution Process with Will Colton

How Claims Get Resolved: An Inside Look Into Dispute Resolution

No one wants to receive a claim against their home inspection business. Yet many do. In fact, more than half of home inspectors will receive at least one claim during their home inspection careers. So what should you expect? From the time you get the angry phone call to when you walk out of the courtroom with a verdict, we explore the dispute resolution process.

Location: Ballroom A.1 | Time: 3:30PM – 4:30PM


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Top Strategies for Inspection Business Growth in a Cooling Real Estate Market with Aaron Fuhriman & Aaron Ziomek at Porch

Home inspectors are finding creative ways to continue to grow their businesses in what some call a cooling market and others call a recession. Learn how successful inspectors are overcoming reduced home sales and inspection volume by using programs like Guardian Pay at Close to increase, or even DOUBLE, their average ticket price by selling more ancillary services, all while creating a better customer experience and increasing agent satisfaction. You’ll also hear how inspectors can use businesses like ACC to tee up ancillary services and position Pay at Close so they can stay focused on completing inspections without investing in additional office and support staff. This is the place to get answers to your burning questions about Pay at Close, including how most inspectors price it, and to see real-world examples of how ACC is helping inspection businesses of all sizes overcome staffing and resource challenges to take their businesses to new heights.

Location: Ballroom B |Time: 4:30PM – 5:30PM

Legislative Updates and Why FABI Is Important To The Florida Inspector with Jean Anne Baker

This is a 1-hour presentation on the history of the Florida Association of Building Inspectors and current legislative discussions and initiatives that the organization is involved in.  This presentation is intended to provide the audience with information about the value of FABI and why Florida-licensed home inspectors and affiliates should join in the quest for the advancement of our industry.

Location: Ballroom A.1 | Time: 4:30PM – 5:30PM

6:00PM Hang Out

Location: Hotel Bar