Burn & Learn

Burn & Learn

May 12-13 – Kalahari Resort & Convention Center – Sandusky, OH

MidStates HPBA’s Burn & Learn event offers members the opportunity to earn CEUs towards their NFI & CSIA certification while attending education sessions and hands-on training designed to improve and grow your business. In addition to education, members can:

  • meet industry experts and network with your peers
  • sharpen your skills in our hands-on training
  • become an NFI Certified Professional
  • enjoy a delicious meal at our annual Tailgate Party
  • view the latest products and services
  • bid on products donated by our sponsors

Click here to download a meeting registration form.

Burn & Learn Agenda

Tuesday, May 12 – 10 AM – 5:30 PM

Technical Workshop
Hands-On Training

After last year’s success, MSHPBA is bringing back our hands-on training workshop. This year’s training will include venting and electronic ignition units. Space is limited, so reserve your seat today.

Business Workshop
Tim Reed, Retail Sales Leader at Fireside Home Solutions, will help attendees speak to their customers in a language they understand and create new ways to inspire their sales team and grow their bottom line.

Tuesday, May 12 – 6 PM – 9 PM

Grab your favorite sports jersey and join us for a delicious dinner prepared by our sponsors during our annual Tailgate event. Preview the top grills in action, view the latest products in our outdoor burn area, and bid on fabulous products generously donated by our sponsors.

Wednesday, May 13 – 8 AM – 10 AM

MSHPBA, HPBA, and Government Affairs Update
Take a few minutes to learn what is new in your affiliate and at HPBA national and how to fully utilize your member benefits.

Wednesday, May 13 – 10 AM – 11:30 PM

Government Affairs Review
We’ll provide you with everything you need to know about the EPA’s NSPS, HPBA’s pilot light initiative, tax credits, changeout program opportunities, and state and federal issues and their impact on you and your customers. Licensing for installers is a hot issue in many states, and may well be in yours next – find out what you need to know. New this year is a discussion of the local bans on natural gas in new homes and what you need to know to help stop these efforts.

NFI Certification

Tuesday, May 12 – 8 AM – 5:30 PM

The NFI Gas Certification is a rigorous exam covering a wide variety of topics that pertain to the proper planning, installation and servicing of gas hearth appliances. Now is the time to prepare your installers for the upcoming season. Register today to receive your study materials.

Tailgating Done Right

Burn & Learn 2019 Sponsors