Burn & Learn Agenda

Tuesday, August 24
10 AM – 5:30 PM
WORKSHOP SESSIONS

Technical Workshop
Gas Hands-On Training

Day 1 of Gas Training Event
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT

Business Workshop
Business Strategy & Sales Sessions

Tim Reed of Reed Marketing LLC where he helps business leaders in the hearth industry win by simplifying their sales process. Starting as an installer and eventually moving into sales and leadership, Tim grew his company’s retail division by millions while raising up team members to take his place in the business. Tim will present on how to build a successful training program, building a framework of success for the showroom and how to survive the next 6-12 months in this post-COVID World. Complete sessions descriptions below.

Tuesday, August 24
6 PM – 9 PM
TAILGATE SPONSOR EVENT & PRODUCT AUCTION

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, August 25
8 AM – 10 AM
BREAKFAST PRESENTATION

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, August 25
10 AM – 12 PM
KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Everything Retailers Need to Know about the Biomass Tax Credit
Our panel of guest speakers will walk attendees through the new Biomass Stove Tax Credit (25D): what qualifies, what’s covered, how to capitalize on this new opportunity, walking customers through the process, what the future holds, and more.

Wednesday, August 25
8 AM – 6 PM
NFI GAS CERTIFICATION

Day 2 of Gas Training Event
Complete your gas training by becoming NFI certified. Purchase of exams not mandatory to participate in the review course. Additional details below.