Join us September 18 and 19 at the Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook, Illinois


Our annual conference brings together top industry experts from across the country to share trends, research and forecasts firsthand that lead to smarter strategies. From the future of home improvement to the data behind it, we'll dive deep into what moves consumers and the trade, so you can sharpen your focus and improve your planning.

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Chris Christopher
IHS Markit

Global Economic Impacts on the Home Environment

Mark Boud
Hanley Wood/Metrostudy

Housing and Remodeling Market Review

Andrew Obendorf
SOM Architecture
How Innovation Impacts Building Products and the Home Improvement Process

Zach Williams

How to Reach DIYers and Contractors at Every Digital Point

Leslie Gillock
Wray Ward
The Regret Factor: Overcoming Underspending in Home Improvement Remodels

Brenda Bryan

The Regret Factor: Overcoming Underspending in Home Improvement Remodels

Jie Zhao
Delos, Well Living Lab
Healthy Home

Peter Katsingris

The Evolving Media Landscape

Lawrence Yun

Profiling New and Existing Homebuyers and the Changing Market Landscape

Joe Derockowski
The NPD Group

Omnichannel and Online Sales Trends in Home Improvement

Jonathan Spader
Harvard JCHS

Rental Housing Markets and Home Improvement Spending: Macros and Micro Trends

Eric Perz

Social Media Listening in Home Improvement