2023 Annual Conference

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Name: 2023 Annual Conference
Date: November 29, 2023 - November 30, 2023
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
IBA’s Annual Conference will be held Nov. 29-30 in Carmel, IN. The two-day event brings together our Board of Directors, committee members, and local HBA executive officers to learn about and discuss advocacy, membership, and association management.
The Conference begins on the 29th with informative presentations from NAHB and IBA staff. Our Leadership Luncheon features a presentation on nonprofit management and good governance with keynote speaker Beth Gazley, Ph.D., a professor at IU Bloomington. Following lunch will be two sessions of interactive roundtables lead by dynamic speakers. David Logan with NAHB Economics will offer the keynote at the IBA Board of Directors Meeting, which will also include association awards, elections for 2024 leadership and a preview of legislative and regulatory policies. After the meeting, stick around for IBA’s inaugural awards program – Hoosier Excellence Awards – recognizing outstanding building and remodeling projects from across the state in a variety of categories. Return on the 30th for committee meetings where you’ll exchange ideas and develop policy to support the home building industry.
Review the full Board Notice 
Conference Highlights:
Good Governance Presentation
Beth Gazley, Ph.D. is a professor at the Paul H. O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington. Beth is a second-career academic, spending her early years in fundraising and management consulting. She has collaborated with the American Society of Association Executives on numerous research and publishing projects and speaks regularly to trade and professional associations. She is an international speaker and major media commenter on nonprofit management and good governance.
NAHB Economics Presentation
David Logan is the director of tax and trade analysis at NAHB. Prior to joining NAHB, Logan was a senior researcher at the Brookings Institution and held staff positions on Capitol Hill, including chief economist for the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee and senior economist for the Joint Economic Committee. He has extensive experience with tax, budget, monetary, trade and housing policy. Logan holds a master’s in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University, an MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, as well as a master’s from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

Hoosier Excellence Awards Ceremony
IBA’s inaugural awards program, the IBA Hoosier Excellence Awards, recognizes outstanding building and remodeling projects from across the state in a variety of categories. Submissions are judged by an independent panel of building industry professionals and consultants. Winners will be announced at the ceremony.
Event Media:
Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel
11925 N Meridian St.
Carmel, IN 46032

Reserve your hotel room online by November 7, 2023 at the discounted rate of $165 per night or by calling 317-816-0777.
Date/Time Information:

Wednesday, November 29


9:00 am - 10:30 am

    • IBA Senior Officers Meeting

10:00 am - 10:30 am


10:30 am - 11:00 am

    •Utilizing the Services of IBA

11:00 am - 11:30 am

    •Utilizing the Services of NAHB

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

   •Leadership Luncheon & Good Governance Presentation with Beth Gazley, Ph.D.


1:00 pm - 1:50 pm

   • Effective Volunteer Engagement: Understanding the 21st Century Volunteer with Beth Gazley Ph.D.
   • Membership Recruitment Training with NAHB

   • Government Affairs Panel

2:00 pm - 2:50 pm

   •ChatGPT and Utilizing AI with Collective Alternative

   •Build Your Future Ambassador Training

3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

   •NAHB Economics Presentation with David Logan

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

   •IBA Board of Directors Meeting 

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

    •Hoosier Excellence Awards Ceremony

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

     •IBA Past Presidents Dinner


Thursday, November 30


8:00 am - 8:30 am

    •Check in

8:30 am - 9:20 am
    •Finance Committee Meeting


9:30 am - 10:45 am

    •Codes & Safety Committee Meeting
    •Housing Protection Fund Meeting

    •Scholarship Committee Meeting

11:00 am - 12:15 pm
    •Government Affairs Committee Meeting

    •Awards Committee Meeting

    •Association Issues Committee Meeting

12:15 pm - 2:00 pm

    •Executive Committee Lunch Meeting


$30 if registered by November 15, 2023
$35 thereafter

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