Seminars and education will be at the forefront of the 2022 Biloxi Expo. Topics and speakers are specially organized to bring attendees the finest in educational topics that matter to the industry.
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Retail Track: Designed to provide today’s retail dealers with the information needed to be successful in today’s housing market.
Community Track: Designed to provide community owners and managers with the knowledge required to be successful in today’s housing market.
The Reality of Doing Business in the Post-Pandemic “New Normal”
The Biloxi Expo opens with an in-person panel discussion with the nation’s top manufacturers on the challenges and opportunities facing our industry. By the end of the session, you will have their perspectives on production backlogs, supply chain challenges, state of the workforce, and other topics which will help you navigate 2022.
How Today’s Manufactured Housing is Changing the Industry
The introduction of MH Advantage® and CHOICEHome® – eligible financing created the opportunity to change the perception of manufactured homes and our nation’s housing affordability challenge has opened the door for greater market share. Listen to the retail, real estate development, and lending perspective for opportunities to adapt your business.
Connecting with the Next Generation of Community Residents – They’re Not Just for Seniors Any More
The next generation of community residents are comfortable with social media and technology as they become a larger part of our communities, what do we need to know?
Sales Management 3.0: You Can’t Manage Sales Like It’s 1980
As our customers evolve, retailers must adapt their approach to selling today’s manufactured homes. It’s not just about features and benefits, but creating experiences, telling stories, and following through. This session is designed to sharpen your skills and your customers’ needs.
From Rent-Collector to Sales Superstar – The Enhanced Role of Community Managers
Managing and operating parks and communities is not just about collecting rent. Today’s owners and operators are more than rent collectors and play an important role in new home sales. Industry expert Ken Corbin shares his top insights on selling more homes.
Virtual Selling: Competing for Buyers in a Digital World
The pandemic accelerated the demand for housing and changed the way consumers buy homes. Dealers, retailers and community owners need to up their game in order to engage today’s homebuyer through social media and creating a compelling virtual customer experience. Learn from the experts and hear the success stories and best practices to transform your business.
Insights from the Front Line: State Association Executive Directors Panel
Whether they are engaging local zoning boards to include today’s homes, creating programs to attract new talent to the industry, or championing the legislative efforts to improve our industry, our manufactured housing state associations play a critical role as they are the front line support for addressing the challenges and opportunities for your business. By the end of this session, you will have a better understanding of the power your state associations bring to enabling the success of your business.
Lending Perspectives on Today’s Manufactured Homes
As demand for our manufactured homes increases, so does the need to provide financing whether it’s chattel, government, or conventional lending, our lenders have to stay on top of all that’s happening in the market. Join us for a candid discussion on lending in today’s environment.
Smarter, Faster, Cheaper Park Management
What’s the difference between growing and scaling? Community owners and operators rely on tools to manage their communities effectively but are they using the tools best suited for their business? This session provides a perspective on running our communities more efficiently.
Attracting New Talent to Your Workforce
Attracting, retaining, and developing talent in your workforce is more important than ever as industries compete for the best workers. This session will provide you best practices, ideas, and perspectives to help you attract and grow your talent.
Transforming Our Industry Through Our Aging Parks and Communities
Our industry has been challenged with aging parks and communities falling into disrepair. Two such cases in Perry, Georgia and Orangeburg, SC are stories of collaboration between industry and local government. Mission based efforts are transforming these communities into a source of pride. This session will provide insights into what it takes to turn challenging communities into performing opportunities.
New to Manufactured Housing or Want to Keep Up with Current Developments? What Everyone in the Industry Should Know and the Department of Energy’s Proposed Regulation Means for Your Bottom Line
Our industry is growing and we’re acquiring new talent from different areas. This final session of the Biloxi Expo is designed to provide the information needed to be successful in manufactured housing. If you’re brand new to the industry looking to grow your career, or an industry veteran interested in seeing the new talent in a changing workforce you don’t want to miss this one. As an added bonus, we’ll be discussing the impact of potential Department of Energy regulations on our industry.
Make sure to join us for the most exciting manufactured housing industry event of the year! The 2022 Biloxi Expo will offer invaluable education with the opportunity to meet some of the most successful professionals in the industry. Attendees will be able to immerse themselves in top-quality educational workshops, an expo floor with over 85 booths, and networking events focused on connecting industry professionals. Don’t wait – register today and join us in Biloxi! Please note this is an industry trade show and is not open to the public.