On its 16th anniversary, the Certified Builders’ Association of New Zealand will host its largest ever Annual Conference & Expo with over 500 attendees and 70 trade stalls expected at the Claudelands Conference and Exhibition Centre in Hamilton from 26-28 June.

The record number of attendees reflects the growth of Certified Builders, which currently has its highest ever number of members, as well as growth in building activity in New Zealand.

Minister for Building and Construction, and Minister of Housing, Hon Nick Smith, will give a speech to open the conference, and Labour Spokesperson for Building and Construction, Hon Clayton Cosgrove will close the conference. (more…)

Building Tomorrow Together

16th Annual Certified Builders Conference, 26th, 27th and 28th of June 2014 – Claudelands Conference and Exhibition Centre Hamilton, Waikato.

This year’s conference is slightly different to previous year’s with the Exhibition area opening on Thursday from 1pm. All tradesmen are welcome whether you are a Certified Builder and not attending the conference or if you are not aligned with Certified Builders, come along and browse the trade stands.

There will be over 80 trade specific stands tailored towards builders, this trade exhibition is sure to entertain, enthrall and enlighten – don’t miss it!

As usual there will be 2 days of learning, networking and finding out about new products and services. Below is the conference agenda, this will be updated as and when items have been confirmed and the online registration should be up and running by the end of February.

Click here to see the agenda.

If you have any questions please contact eve@certified.co.nz

Lean manufacturing has revolutionised industries throughout the world – and now it could be time for New Zealand’s homebuilding industry to capitalise on the successful philosophy. That’s according to international building consultant Scott Sedam, who is the keynote speaker at the Certified Builders Association of New Zealand’s “The Best Tools to Build Your Business” conference in Blenheim on 17 and 18 May 2013.

More than 350 Certified Builders from throughout New Zealand will hear Scott’s top tips for improving product, process and profit using LeanBuilding™ practices in his presentation “The Lean Building Revolution: More Value – Less Waste”. (more…)