FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 31, 2014
Contact: Liz Burnett
liz@modular.org, 434-296-3288

Economist Anirban Basu, as well as representatives from the multifamily and hospitality industries to present at the 2015 World of Modular convention, March 13-16, 2015

Join the Modular Building Institute for their annual World of Modular convention and expo to learn the latest in the modular construction industry and how these methods can be applied to your upcoming construction endeavors.

Las Vegas, NV -- With the need to innovate and save time and money on new construction projects more important now than ever before, join the Modular Building Institute and their slate of world-class speakers at the 32nd annual World of Modular convention and expo, March 13-16 in Las Vegas, Nevada to find out the latest on the most efficient construction methods.

World of Modular is the place for professionals in or interested in learning about the modular building industry to network, exchange ideas, learn from other experts, discuss issues, display new products, and receive well-deserved recognition with the annual Awards of Distinction. World of Modular is an open forum for anyone interested in the modular construction industry, with high-profile speakers, top-notch educational sessions, exhibits, the latest trends in modular, entertainment, networking, and more!

The slate of speakers, as well as an agenda, is available to view and download online at http://www.worldofmodular.org. World of Modular will feature three days of breakout educational sessions on the international modular construction industry, including a range of topics like “An Architect's Approach to Multifamily Modular Construction in the Nation's Capital” by Abigail Brown of Hickok Cole Architects; “Case Study: A Modular-Made Malaysian Hotel” by Andrew Lian of Alda Consultants Architects; and “Embracing Modular Building in Hotel Construction to Achieve Speed and Quality” by Karim Khalifa, Vice President of Design and Project Management at Marriott Hotels International. Other notable speakers include economist Anirban Basu, is Chairman and CEO of Sage Policy Group; Lad Dawson of Guerdon Modular Buildings; Joe Wheeler, AIA from the School of Architecture at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Ryan Smith from the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Utah; and many more.

“Past World of Modular events have provided an international group of speakers to help build knowledge and foster innovation in our industry. This year’s slate of speakers broadens the reach even further – In some cases, bringing all major project stakeholders together in a single breakout discussion for a comprehensive look at how modern methods of construction should be used in the delivery of any project,” says longtime World of Modular attendee John Morrison, Marketing & Business Development Director for Mark Line Industries.

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Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities are also available.


For more information about the Modular Building Institute, upcoming conferences or the Partners in Education program, visit www.modular.org.


 

About MBI
The Modular Building Institute is the international nonprofit trade association that has served the modular construction industry for 30+ years. Members are suppliers, manufacturers and contractors involved in all aspects of modular projects -- from complex multistory solutions to temporary accommodations. As the voice of commercial modular construction, MBI expands the use of offsite construction through innovative construction practices, outreach, education to the construction community and customers, and recognition of high-quality modular designs and facilities. For more information on modular construction, visit www.modular.org.