WE ARE EXPERTS AT GETTING GREAT PRODUCTS RECOGNIZED AND UTILIZED IN THE RESIDENTIAL BUILDING INDUSTRY.
Based in North Port, Florida, designs and executes events personalized to each client. We not only introduce your products to the industry, we show how to best utilize them through live demonstrations and trade shows. We create excitement to draw attendees to your booth when exhibiting!
Hands-On Construction Training
We founded with one goal in mind: to create exciting, interactive, hands-on programs showcasing building products and installation techniques utilizing building experts that continue to work and grow in the industry. For building material manufacturers, distributors and building material dealers, let us help you show your customers why your products are different from the rest. From small events to large-scale ones, we strive to execute events that not only aim to impress, but also create unique experiences for our clients and their guests that last long after the fun is over.
WHAT WE DO
We Create Excitement Around Your Product!
Do you have a new product that needs recognition right away, a trade show that needs more traffic or an event that needs a special well thought out theme and execution?
is a professional Educational and Meeting Planning Service Company with experience organizing a wide range of event types. Give us a call so we can start planning together!
TRADE SHOW LIVE TRAINING EVENTS
The key to creating a successful event is to have someone there who you can assist you from ideation to execution. Whether you’re starting with a vague idea or fleshed-out concept, we can help bring your vision to life.
High Performance Building Zone - IBS, Lab Home - IBS
DuPont Hands On Demonstrations - IBS
SEBC - Radon and High Performance Building
LBM Expo - Preventing Callbacks, Building Best Practices, Virtual Kitchen & Bath Showroom and Home Automation
IDEAS Show - Building & Design Technology
JLC Live N.E. - DuPont Produce Live Demonstrations
Product Launch High End Event - ThermalPalooza - DuPont
Rockwool Demo with Fox & Friends
Needless to say, we have produced some truly memorable events. Ready to start planning your own? Spark your imagination by scrolling through some of our favorites below.
IBS - HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING ZONE
Each year we provide 17+ hands-on high performance building topics detailing not only the "How, but also the Why".
New High Performance Products and More
LIVE TRAINING EVENTS IN MANUFACTURER'S TRADE SHOW BOOTHS
Hands-On Demonstrations within a manufacturer's booth draw crowds every time. We create the curriculum, the sets and complete event to be held within your booth.
THEMED CORPORATE EVENTS
To showcase the Thermal Product, we created an event that boasted a "hot" side of the room and a "cold" side of the room. We incorporated thermal imaging technology from FLIR allowing attendees to experience how heat and cold work when surfaces are insulated.
OUR EXPERT TEAM AT WWW.CHERYLLEWISASSOCIATES.COM
Virtual K&B Showrooms and Home Automation
Eric Goranson, CKD is a Certified Kitchen Designer with the National Kitchen and Bath Association for nearly 20 years and has been designing since 1993. As a nationally syndicated radio talk show host on “Around the House with Eric G”, Eric talks with homeowners and contractors about remodeling and new construction techniques every week. He also hosts the podcast “Around the Toolbox” that is a feature every week just for the building trades. His podcast is now heard internationally and with about half of the listening audience being from the trades, his show has great support from the contracting community. Eric also speaks nationally on Smart Home technology including lighting controls and whole house automation, construction techniques, interior design, as well as best practices for contractors and remodelers. Eric has managed everything from home builders, design firms, to custom cabinet shops and has been involved in thousands of projects being constructed or remodeled.
High Performance Building & Remodelilng
Kevin Ireton graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Kentucky with a degree in English, and then went to work as a carpenter for 10 years. In 1986, he joined the staff of Fine Homebuilding magazine, rose through the ranks and was named chief editor in 1992. Kevin held the position for 17 years, a record in the company that stands to this day. Circulation, revenue and advertising all increased during his tenure, and for three years running, Fine Homebuilding landed on the Chicago Tribune’s list of 50 Best Magazines. This was back in the day when there were 17,000 magazines published in this country.
Over the years, Kevin has lectured and provided Hands-On Demonstrations at the National Association of Home Builder’s International Builder’s Show, the National Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, the Forest Products Society, the annual conference of the Timber Framer’s Guild and the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
He stepped down as Fine Homebuilding’s chief editor in 2009, but remains on the masthead as editor-at-large, contributing several articles each year, and demonstrating building tips in videos for the magazines web site. Kevin lives in western Connecticut and works as a freelance writer and remodeling contractor.
Custom Home Building & Remodeling
Jason Pecoy is an industry-recognized expert in both education and professional home building. His passion for construction started before he could walk as he joined his father on various residential and commercial jobsites. Owner and President of LAKA Y Building & Remodeling Inc., Pecoy is a member of Home Builders Association of Western Massachusetts.
He is the recipient of numerous awards, including HOBI Award for Community Service. Jason Pecoy’s accomplishments include the building and managing of a complete 6,500 square foot Extreme Make-Over home. Pecoy’s focus on safety, high quality productions and energy efficient building make him extremely qualified to educate other professionals on this rapidly-growing industry. Jason has presented hands-on education at the International Builder’s Show, LBM Expo and has assisted at JLC Live.
High Performance Building, Remodeling and Roofing Expert
Walter Tomala, Jr. is an industry-recognized expert in professional home building, remodeling, roofing and education. President of TNT General Contracting, Past President of the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Western Massachusetts, Past President of Home Builders & Remodelers Association of Massachusetts and was a Director for the National Association of Homebuilders. Tomala served as advisor on two Extreme Makeover: Home Edition projects. Tomala frequently presents hands-on training courses at IBS, JLC Live, LBM Expo and works with many manufacturers providing in-booth training at trade shows around the country. He works closely with local trade schools, and other adult learning programs. He is a recipient of the Edward R. Pedersen Distinguished Service Award. Tomala’s extensive and varied experiences in the industry as a professional contractor make him uniquely qualified to educate other contractors at a variety of levels in high-performance building.
High Performance Building, Remodeling and Energy
Matthew Whitbeck is Co-Owner of Whitbeck Construction, LLC. Matthew has been a subcontractor, general contractor and custom home builder in Saratoga County of upstate NY for over a decade. He found his niche building custom, high-end homes with the utmost quality and care. He specializes in traditional style homes and exterior sustainability. Nestled in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, his company experiences the challenges of building in an extreme cold climate followed by hot and humid summers. These climate changes, and a desire to build long term sustainable efficient exteriors, have led him to develop some unique designs inspired by the cold wall/cold roof systems.
Matt has provided hands on training at the High Performance Building Zone at IBS, SEBC, LBM Expo and was the host of Lowe's Building Science You Tube Channel
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