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    • 17 Aug 2021
    • 7:30 AM (MDT)
    • 18 Aug 2021
    • 9:00 PM (MDT)
    • Beaver Run Resort & Conference Center, 620 Village Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424

    Join us at 9,600 feet for the 2021 Annual Gathering in Breckenridge, Colorado Aug. 17 & 18!

    Event Highlights:

    • Free education
    • NFI reviews
    • 30% off NFI exams (taken anytime online, not taken at the event)
    • Manufacturer/Distributor exhibits 
    • Complimentary breakfast & lunch
    • Complimentary dinner & reception Aug. 18
    • Networking
    • Beautiful Rocky Mountain Views
    • Discounted stay at Beaver Run Resort

    The above, with the exception of the optional NFI exams and hotel, is all available to members at no cost and $200 for non-members. Please register so we can plan food accordingly, and contact Larry at 480-772-2169 or rmhpba@outlook.com with questions.

    Hotel Details:

    RMHPBA staff have negotiated a group rate at the Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center ranging from $139 to $197 per night depending on room selected and space needed. A two night minimum stay is required to receive a discounted rate.

    Make a reservation by calling 1-800-525-2253 and identifying yourself as part of the Group Code: 5175A5 or use the online booking link:  https://reservations.travelclick.com/97052?RatePlanId=5371786.

    Brochureaccommodation and room details and price breakdown per room can be viewed to help you decide which room to book.

    Visit their website to view the gorgeous amenities!

    NFI Review and Exams:

    The NFI review classes will be free to members and they will also receive a 30% discount off the $320 exam package and materials.  You will be able to take the exam(s) anytime online, you will not take it at the event.  

    Please contact Larry to get the discount code and then register to get the materials needed for the review at nficertified.org. You will visit the same link at a later time when you would like to take the exam.

    Schedule (Subject to change):

    Tuesday, Aug. 17

    7:30-8 a.m. Continental Breakfast

    8-11 a.m. NFI Core Review Class taught by Rich Sedgwick with HPBEF

    Noon-1 p.m. Box Lunch 

    1-4 p.m. NFI Gas Review Class taught by Rich Sedgwick with HPBEF

    1-4 p.m. Exhibit Set Up

    1-2:30 p.m. Pre-Engineered Masonry Component Fireplace & Chimney Systems taught by Chris Allen with Firerock

    2:30-3 p.m. Networking Break

    3-4 p.m.  Specifying Fireplaces to Meet National Green Building Programs & Government Affairs taught by Joel Etter with HHT

    4-7 p.m. Manufacturer/Distributor Exhibits including Pellet BBQ Demonstration** and meet and greet with Sponsors (Snacks will be available during this time)

    Dinner is on your own and a chance to meet with friends, exhibitors and see others in town! View charming restaurants in downtown Breckenridge.

    Wednesday, Aug. 18

    7:30-8 a.m. Continental Breakfast

    8-11 a.m. NFI Wood Review Class  taught by Rich Sedgwick with HPBEF

    9-10:30 a.m. Execute – The bullet-proof process from sales to installation that will transform every aspect of your business taught by Tim Reed with Firetime Magazine 

    10:45-11:45 a.m. Outdoor Living Market Trends taught by David Shimek with Outdoor Great Room 

    11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Box Lunch

    1-4 p.m. NFI Pellet Review Class Rich Sedgwick with HPBEF

    1-2 p.m. Marketing 101 - why most companies' waste marketing dollars and how to stop it taught by Tim Reed with Firetime Magazine

    2-2:15 p.m. HPBA Update with Diane Dellen & Dick Hoffman

    2:30-4 p.m. Colorado Gas Banning Plans - discussing what has happened and what could happen next this year nationally by roundtable discussion featuring John Crouch, Mark Humphrey and Guest

    4-7 p.m. Manufacturer/Distributor Exhibits (Snacks will be available during this time)

    5-9 p.m. Dinner & Reception at resort

    Thursday, Aug. 19

    9-11 a.m., RMHPBA Board Meeting (attendees may attend to listen and ask questions to the board at the end)

    8 a.m.-Noon Exhibit Breakdown 

    All classes are approved for ceu’s for NFI and CSIA including the NFI review classes if you are currently certified by NFI or CSIA. For more information please contact Larry.

    **BBQ demonstration will be determined by staffing at the resort

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