Register Soon! This Year’s Show
Is September 11-13 In Charlotte

1) When & Where

This year’s 21st Century Building Expo & Conference is Tuesday, September 11 – Thursday, September 13. As in past years, the show will be held at the Charlotte Convention Center.

2) What’s Happening In The Design House?

Follow the signs and look for the house facade on the Expo Floor. Inside the Design House, 21CBEC will hold several seminars and two exclusive luncheon presentations, including:

Army 1st Lt. Nathan Rimph will share how a harrowing moment conducting a combat patrol in Afghanistan set him on a path to overcome obstacles and achieve success in the business world. Hear him speak Wednesday, September 12. 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm. Tickets $40, includes lunch.

2018 Building Code Update Breakfast features NCHBA Director of Codes & Construction Robert Privott, who will present must-know information about changes to the 2018 NC Residential Building Codes. Attend this on Wednesday, September 12. 8:00 am – 10:00 am. Tickets $35, includes breakfast.

Hey Alexa, what’s the future of smart home construction look like? Tim Bates, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Product at HomeSphere, will lead a seminar highlighting the smart home technology today’s buyers want, what smart enhancements builders should focus on, and how smart home tech can help builders and remodelers stand out in the market. Thursday, September 13. 10:30 am – 11:30 am. Tickets $15.

Hot Housing Market – Where Does It Go From Here? Jeff Meyers is president and founder of The Meyers Group, the largest market research company serving the homebuilding industry in the US. An expert on real estate trends and issues, Meyers will bring his insight to discuss the Southeast’s current red-hot real estate markets, and how to position your business for growth. Thursday, September 13. 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm. Tickets $40, includes lunch.

3) Expo Floor Schedule

The Kick-Off Celebration gets things started on Tuesday, September 11 when the Expo Floor officially opens from 4:30 pm to 7 pm. Note: while Educational Conference classes are in session during the day Tuesday, the Expo Floor does not open until 4:30 pm for the Kick-Off Celebration. Hours are as follows:

Tuesday, September 11 4:30 pm-7:00 pm

Wednesday, September 12 9:30 am-3:30 pm

Thursday, September 13 9:30 am-2:30 pm

4) There’s New Parking Nearby

New this year! There is reserved parking available for attendees at the Westin Charlotte garage located at 615 S College St., Charlotte, NC 28202.

5) Take $15 Off Your Registration

Every year, thousands of builders, remodelers, developers, architects, subcontractors and more attend the show. That means powerful connections and networking opportunities are yours to cultivate. Are you in? Visit to register and enter PROMO CODE: DISCOUNT15 to save $15 (value of an Expo Floor Pass).