Manufactured Housing Industry Trade Shows, Conferences, Events, and Training

Manufactured Housing Industry Trade Shows

MHVillage and Datacomp attend approximately 20 manufactured housing industry trade shows and meetings on an annual basis, many of which we sponsor, register for as exhibitors, and often present in seminars and educational settings.

From Vegas to D.C. and Pigeon Forge, Tenn. to Chicago, there is a lot to learn at manufactured housing industry conferences, meetings, and trade shows. There is an ideal gathering to attend for any manufactured housing professional who builds homes, owns a community, runs a retail operation, or provides products and services to the industry.

This post will continue to be updated throughout the year to list industry events, locations, venues, and information on why and how to attend.

So, enjoy perusing these events, and we hope that you are able to make one or two manufactured housing industry trade shows. Happy learning, happy networking!

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2024 Manufactured Housing Industry Trade Shows, Meetings, Conferences

Manufactured Housing Industry Trade Show
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2024-25 Manufactured Housing Show Information

Below is a list of manufactured housing industry trade shows and events for the coming year. Many dates and event space details have yet to be confirmed. However, we will continue to list the traditional schedule for manufactured housing industry trade shows and update details as they become available throughout the year.


January Manufactured Housing Trade Shows and Events

Louisville Manufactured Housing Show
Mid January 2025
Louisville, Ky. — Kentucky Exposition Center
The Louisville Manufactured Housing Show is the nation’s largest indoor show for manufactured home professionals. The annual gathering is organized by the Midwest Manufactured Housing Federation, supported by the state associations of Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Kentucky. The show brings out an array of new manufactured home designs, the latest in technology, the best in supplier offerings, and a look at all the newest amenities and offsite-built options.


February Manufactured Housing Trade Shows and Events

MHI Winter Meeting
Mid February 2025
Amelia Island, Fla. — Omni Amelia Island
Hosted each February, the MHI Winter Leadership Roundtable is the first MHI members-only event of the year. This program brings together MHI members to hear from industry experts on topics relevant to a broad group of manufactured housing professionals. Event sessions are followed by an open forum where attendees can share strategies on these issues affecting the industry.

International Builder’s Show
February
Las Vegas, Nev. — Las Vegas Convention Center
The NAHB International Builders’ Show® (IBS) is the premier global annual event to connect, educate, and improve the residential construction industry. It is a hub for new product launches, construction demonstrations, industry thought-leader sessions, home tours, workshops, and panel discussions. Manufactured home and modular home professionals will showcase their products and services in the convention center and in the outdoor village.

TexCo 2023
February
Woodlands, Texas. — Woodland Waterway
TexCo is a lively event with succinct presentations on manufactured housing industry operations. Texas is one of the industry’s most active states for community expansion and development, as well as a destination for residents of other states where they’ve been priced out of the market. Learn about demographic and market shifts that affect all states, and network with seasoned professionals from all corners of the business. Register by searching Eventbrite TexCo 2023.


March Manufactured Housing Trade Shows and Events

Biloxi Manufactured Housing Show
March
Biloxi, Miss. — IP Casino Resort and Spa
Formerly held in Tunica, Miss., the South Central Manufactured Housing Institute has moved its annual manufactured home show south to Biloxi. Each year, SCMHI hosts North America’s largest indoor/outdoor manufactured home trade show. The 2024 show features an outdoor village with nearly 50 homes on display, an impressive indoor exhibit hall that showcases the newest features from industry suppliers, as well as educational training to help build a business.

California Manufactured Housing Institute Annual Convention
March
Palm Springs, Calif. — Omni Rancho Las Palmas
CMHI leadership and members will gather for two days of education, networking, awards announcements, and fun. The welcome reception is the perfect opportunity to see old friends and meet some new ones. There will be a selection of bubbly, a performing magician, and a DJ. The general membership meeting begins Thursday at 10 a.m. followed by an awards luncheon and black-tie banquet dinner.


April Manufactured Housing Trade Shows and Events

MHI Congress & Expo
Wednesday, April 3 — Thursday, April 4, 2024
Las Vegas — MGM Grand
The national trade show where manufactured housing professionals can obtain the knowledge and resources necessary to excel in today’s housing marketplace. Choose from attending top-quality educational programs with powerful speakers, networking with the industry’s most successful professionals, developing new business strategies, and visiting the exhibit floor to see the latest products and technologies.


May Manufactured Housing Trade Shows and Events

IMN Manufactured Housing Forum
Tuesday, May 7 — Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Scottsdale, Ariz. — Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort
Manufactured Housing Forum from Information Management Network will provide exclusive educational content and industry insights, but also presents a unique opportunity for senior-level attendees to network with owners, investors, developers, lenders, builders, and more. The program will feature discussions on all aspects of the industry including modular, pre-fab, and community operations. Use Discount Code MHInsider for a 15 percent discount.


June Manufactured Housing Trade Shows and Events

MHI on the Hill
Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Washington, D.C. — National Mall
Held annually in conjunction with National Homeownership Month and HUD’s Innovative Housing Showcase, MHI invites members to the Capitol to convey industry priorities to Congress, staff, and policymakers, and to network with colleagues within the industry and in other segments of the housing, as well as with guests, and the general public.

Innovative Housing Showcase
Thursday, June 6 — Saturday, June 8
Washington, D.C. — National Mall
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development three years following its inaugural event has announced the return of the Innovative Housing Showcase to provide a large, public display of innovative designs, structures, and advances in housing, particularly with a mind toward energy-efficiency, durability, and availability. The gathering coincides with National Homeownership Month as well as industry- and state-specific lobby efforts, including the Manufactured Housing Institute’s industry fly-in event at the Capitol.

Tennessee Housing Association Annual Meeting
Sunday, June 9 — Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Pigeon Forge, Tenn. — Dollywood’s Heartsong Lodge and Resort
Tennessee Housing Association for its 2024 Annual Meeting carries the theme “Make EVERY Connection Matter”. The event takes places at Dollywood’s newest lodge, and will include a reception dinner, general meeting, golf outing, and educational sessions. Sponsorship opportunities remain available.

Florida Manufactured Housing Association Annual Convention
Wednesday, June 12 — Thursday, June 13, 2024
Orlando, Fla. — Hyatt Regency Orlando
There is a return to Orlando with the FMHA Annual Convention, where members and guests will find help from other manufactured housing professionals in making connections or learning best practices. There will be an economic update, a review of recent and pending legislation, a disaster recovery update, and other trending topics in Florida and around the country. Attendance, exhibitor, and sponsorship opportunities are currently available.

2024 MHCA Annual Conference and Golf Tournament
Wednesday, June 19 — Friday, June 21, 2024
Hilton Phoenix Tapatio Cliffs Resort — Phoenix, Ariz.
MHCA offers a prime locale to meet, exhibit, and shop for the latest industry developments and trends. With awe-inspiring views and a day of great golfing, Manufactured Housing Communities of Arizona invites manufactured housing professionals for a productive three-day outing in the desert. Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are available!

Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina Summer Convention
Monday, June 24 — Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Myrtle Beach, S.C. — Hilton Oceanfront Resort
MHISC is meeting at the Hilton Oceanfront Resort for its annual summer gathering. It will host a golf tournament, committee meetings, and a state hall of fame awards ceremony and dinner. Join other manufactured housing professionals at the beach for networking, learning, and industry development. Exhibitor and sponsor opportunities remain, please contact the association for details.


July Manufactured Housing Trade Shows and Events

New Mexico Manufactured Housing Association Annual Convention
Sunday, July 21 — Tuesday, July 23, 2024
Santa Fe, N.M. — Santa Fe Convention Center
The NMMHA Annual Convention is the longest-running state manufactured housing convention in the country and is brought to members by the longest-running state association in the country. The meeting serves as a tremendous networking opportunity among retailers, manufacturers, community owners, lenders, suppliers, and installers along with land developers and special guests. The numerous events that comprise the convention’s three-day agenda provide a mix of social, educational, and recreational activities that give the convention a family and vacation atmosphere.

Multi-State Convention
Monday, July 27 — Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Orange Beach, Ala. — Perdido Beach Resort
Join the Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi manufactured housing associations to explore valuable networking opportunities, attend banquets, educational seminars, and state-specific continuing education. Attendees can explore an upscale marina near the resort that offers deep-sea fishing, dolphin excursions, boutique shopping, a day spa, and local eateries. Of course, a round of golf is nearby at a number of signature courses. Registration, exhibit, and sponsorship opportunities are available.


August Manufactured Housing Trade Shows and Events

RV/MH Hall of Fame Induction Dinner & Ceremony
Monday, Aug. 19, 2024
Elkhart, Ind. — RV/MH Hall of Fame and Conference Center
The RV/MH Hall of Fame each year invites industry professionals, family, and friends to celebrate the recent lineup of hall of fame inductees. The event starts with a cocktail mixer, followed by dinner and the induction ceremonies. The hall in Elkhart details the careers of hundreds of RV and MH professionals, including a library, event center, and museums for each of the industries.

MH FacTOURy Summit
Tuesday, Aug. 20 — Wednesday, Aug. 21
Elkhart, Ind. — RV/MH Hall of Fame and Conference Center and Northern Indiana Homebuilding Facilities
Two full days of factory tours and learning for retailers, community owner/operators and vendors from around the nation. Attendees will have the chance to come together to learn about the latest trends in product development, home building, management, finance, and sales.

Mid America MH Expo
Deadwood, S.D. September
Deadwood, S.D. — The Lodge at Deadwood
The expo kicks off Tuesday afternoon with state association meetings prior to event registration and a welcome reception. The full agenda gets underway Wednesday morning with a breakfast followed by educational topics that include “Building a Successful Teams” and “Trends in Manufactured Housing”. There is a midday golf event and brewery tour. The afternoon includes a networking event, and a silent auction during dinner. The Thursday half-day includes an update from MHI, and the South Dakota member meeting.


September Manufactured Housing Trade Shows and Events

Illinois Manufactured Housing Association Conference and Member Meeting
Early September
Peoria, Ill. — Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino
Illinois members meet for three days in “paradise” to discuss statewide trends, initiatives, and strategies for improving the business climate for manufactured housing professionals. The agenda will include a look at activity in late 2022 and through 2023 with subject matter experts from all parts of the business, including manufacturing, lending, transport and setup, community ownership, and much more. Take the time to find great networking opportunities that can lead to better business practices and direct deal-making.

SECO National Conference of Community Owners
Early September
Atlanta, Ga. — Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center
From industry panels, presentations, and roundtable discussions, to the networking mixers and professional exhibits, the SECO National Conference of Community Owners again seeks to improve on that fresh, compelling interaction and camaraderie. The event provides manufactured housing professionals with four days of high-level interaction, including educational seminars, panels, roundtables, fireside chats, mini TED talks, and open time for networking and deal-making.

MHI Annual Meeting
Monday, Sept. 23 — Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2024
Phoenix, Ariz. — Sheraton Wild Horse Pass
MHI’s largest membership meeting of the year provides an opportunity to exchange information with industry friends, stay current on housing marketplace trends and attend the board, committee, and division meetings. Visit www.manufacturedhousing.org/conference-meetings for more information.

IMN Manufactured Housing Forum
September
Nashville, Tenn. — Venue TBD
Manufactured Housing Forum from Information Management Network will provide exclusive educational content and industry insights, but also presents a unique opportunity for senior-level attendees to network with owners, investors, developers, lenders, builders, and more. The program will feature discussions on all aspects of the industry including modular, pre-fab, and community operations. Use Discount Code MHInsider for a 15 percent discount.


October Manufactured Housing Trade Shows and Events

Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina Fall Meeting
Middle October
Location TBA
Manufactured Housing Institute of South Carolina hosts a reception and dinner, a golf tournament, and two free hours of continuing education. Celebrate what’s great about our industry as we honor the Retail Center, Salesperson, Community, Service/Supplier, and Manufacturing Facility of the Year. Additionally, all of MHISC’s member-led committees will meet and discuss important trends and continue work on projects to help better the industry overall. Hotel booking is open with a group rate to take advantage of until time runs out.

MMHA Manufactured Home Showcase VIP Reception/Novi Home Show
Mid October
Novi, Mich. — Suburban Collection Showplace
The Michigan Manufactured Housing Association will hold a VIP Event at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. This special event will be held before the Novi Home Show opens to the general public. MMHA will feature six completely decorated and furnished manufactured homes on display from manufacturers Champion, Skyline, and Clayton. The Novi Home Show will enable more than 6,000 attendees to learn more about today’s manufactured homes. For more information on this MMHA VIP Reception please contact MMHA’s Special Projects Administrator Lauri Brantley.

Texas Manufactured Housing Association Annual Convention
October
Frisco, Texas — Omni PGA Frisco Resort
The annual meeting in Texas begins with a Sunday golf event with exhibit booths opening in the afternoon, followed by a mixer and welcome dinner. Monday will start with a sponsored breakfast, educational sessions, and a luncheon and keynote speaker to be announced. The evening includes a cocktail reception and the Chairman’s Dinner. The event wraps up Tuesday morning with a networking breakfast and the fourth quarter association board meeting.

WMA Convention & Expo
October
Location TBD
Western Manufactured Housing Communities Association’s annual event blends educational programs with entertainment and networking forums. The Expo will open right after the Kick-Off Lunch on Tuesday. Later in the day, we will once again have the wine tasting event during the Welcome Reception. A dinner buffet is included. Education sessions are on Tuesday and Wednesday, The President’s Dinner/Dance is on Wednesday night, and the meeting wraps with a Thursday Breakfast.

2023 Arizona Manufactured Housing Conference
Sunday, Oct. 29 — Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023
Tucson, Ariz. — Loews Ventana Canyon
The event will open on a Sunday afternoon with a welcome mixer, followed by a full day of business with industry exhibitors, professional seminars and presentations, and networking with colleagues. The association will hold a golf fundraiser on the final day of the meeting.


November Manufactured Housing Industry Trade Shows, Conferences, Meetings

MHI’s NCC Fall Leadership Forum
Wednesday, Nov. 13 — Friday, Nov. 15, 2024
Chicago — Westin Michigan Ave.
The NCC Fall Leadership Forum held each year draws more than 400 attendees and is the only strategic executive-level event of the year for national community owners. The meeting is geared toward professionals involved with manufactured home communities as an owner/manager, manufacturer, service provider, broker, lender, or consultant. Organizers and presenters explore new ideas, examine trends, and offer a unique industry perspective.

Pennsylvania Manufactured Housing Association Community Symposium
November
Location TBD
More than 50 community owners and managers will attend the day-long symposium, which includes a speaker series, exhibitor booths, and networking opportunities. Contact PMHA soon for more details, space is limited.

Manufactured Housing Industry Training

Scheduled Accredited Community Manager Courses

Manufactured housing industry trainer Chrissy Jackson provides accredited community manager courses in partnership with state associations and other manufactured housing professionals throughout the year. Below are the ACM courses — ACM 1 and ACM 2 — with organizational affiliation, dates, location, and references.

ACM 1 — Florida Manufactured Housing Association
July 16-19, 2024
Contact: Beth Loftus – (850)907-9111
For more information: www.fmha.org

ACM 2 — Florida Manufactured Housing Association
Aug. 14-16, 2024
Contact: Beth Loftus – (850)907-9111
For more information: www.fmha.org


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