The MHBA would like to thank all of our attendees, exhibitors, speakers and sponsors! This event was a success because of your continued participation!

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The MHBA Housing Forum and Trade Show is quickly upon us!

Scheduled for November 6th & 7th, this info packed event is going to be better than ever!

Join us for our first ever “Developer Panel” on November 6th, where a we will feature three developers as well as Brayden Smith (City of Winnipeg) to discuss the next phase of the OurWinnipeg review, development issues, and what the next 12-18 months will look like in terms of land development within the City. There will be a cocktail reception and our exhibitor area will be open! Don’t miss out on this great evening!

November 7th is a full day consisting of our Annual General Meeting of Members, Breakout Sessions, Exhibitor Breaks and Main Stage Presentations. We are excited to feature Corey Poirier as our Keynote Speaker this year!

Corey Poirier is a multiple-time TEDx, MoMondays and PMx, Speaker. He is also the host of the top rated ‘Conversations with PASSION’ Radio Show, founder of The Speaking Program, a multiple time International Bestselling Author, and he has been featured in multiple television specials.

A columnist with Entrepreneur and Forbes, he has featured in/on CBS, CTV, NBC, and ABC, and is one of the few leaders featured twice on the popular Entrepreneur on Fire show.
He has also interviewed over 4,000 of the world’s top leaders.

Check out what Corey’s presentation will be about below!!


Based on our roughly 5000+ personal interviews with the world’s top achievers and most influential leaders, this Keynote reveals the top (5) traits and/or habits that all top level leaders (personally and/or professionally) share. During his talk, Keynote Speaker Corey Poirier we will reveal how leaders (regardless of title) can each start applying these traits / habits immediately for improved personal and professional lives.
Timeless secrets (and bonus strategies) revealed during this keynote include:

  • – The 1 Degree Circle of Influence
  • – The Pied Piper Method of Leadership
  • – The Power of The Learning Plan (TL) / The case for Mentorship
  • – The Hour of Power
  • – E+R=O (Event + Response = Outcome) and how these 3 letters could change your life forever
  • – The Power of NO!
Housing Forum registrants will have the opportunity to pick two sessions from the following three streams:

3. RENOVATOR SAFETY PROGRAM (Open to MHBA Renovators Only)


The 1st breakout session is scheduled for
10:45 am – 12:00 pm.
Attendees will get the choice of picking one of the following:

Marketing – Perspectives on Home Buyer Preferences (Tim Bailey, Avid Ratings Canada) 
Want to know what homebuyers are looking for in a new home? What marketing resources they use in their new home search? What features they are willing to trade-off to get what they want? And what they are willing to pay for? Each year CHBA, in partnership with Avid Ratings Canada, conducts the largest homebuyer preference survey in Canada. This presentation will explore the most recent survey results from the 2018 CHBA Homebuyer Preference Study. If you’re looking for powerful insight into today’s new home buyer market, then the research data to be presented in this session is sure to be of interest.

Workplace Wellness – Leveraging Employee Engagement (Leanne Douglas, MNP)
The construction sector, like many other sectors in Canada, is faced with growing labour shortages. Discover the benefits of employee engagement in attracting and retaining staff and positively impacting your organization’s bottom line by investing in your employees. During this workshop, you will have the opportunity to assess where your organization might be facing engagement challenges, and to explore ways of actively engaging your workers today and for the long term.

Renovator Safety Program – This is a full day course that is taught by Ross Jardine (CSAM)

The 2nd breakout session is scheduled for
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
Attendees will get the choice of picking out one of the following:

Marketing – Managing Your Online Reviews (Aaron Newnham, The Marketing Department)
Today, the online reputation of your business is defined by your customers. Every minute, businesses are being shaped by consumers who are exchanging dialogue and sharing information about them online. Reviews, accurate business information, and social media activity defines your online reputation—and often, whether or not a consumer decides to do business with you.

Workplace Wellness – Contractor Safety 101 (Phil Fileccia, Qualico)
Perfect for sub-trades! This session will include how to complete hazard assessments in addition to all the requirements to be a safe contractor. 
**Please note: Your sub-trades are welcome to register for this course only**


This event is the perfect opportunity to network with MHBA members! This year, we have brought back the “Passport Contest” to encourage more facetime with the attendees!

Click on the button below to learn more or to register!