2024 CAHPI NATIONAL HOME INSPECTORS' CONFERENCE

A rising tide lifts all boats....


September 6 - 8, 2024

Halifax Convention Centre
1650 Argyle Street
Halifax, NS B3J 0E6

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2024 CAHPI Annual Conference
A rising tide lifts all boats....

We are pleased to announce that the 2024 CAHPI National Annual Conference presented by Carson Dunlop will take place in Halifax, Nova Scotia from September 6 - 8, 2024.

The 2024 CAHPI National Home Inspectors' Conference program will offer relevant and exciting presentations and discussions. As a sneak peek, the CAHPI Conference Planning committee are pursuing a variety of topics to support your career and knowledge development. Topics currently being pursued include Septic inspections, Water Quality & Testing, Networking Skills, Financial Planning, Hazardous Materials, Foundations, Crawlspace Inspections, all you need to know about Roofing and much more! Favourite speakers from previous years will join us again to offer more insight into the home inspection industry.

Bill Carr, Award-Winning Comedian & Motivational Speaker is confirmed as our Opening Keynote Speaker. Bill Carr is known as an artist, an actor, humorist, writer, and speaker. For over 30 years, Bill has been helping people laugh at what’s trivial while helping them think deeply about what counts.

We will also offer our registrants the opportunity to debate hot-topic issues with your peers and participate in interactive discussions that will introduce you to best practices from across Canada! Through the educational sessions and networking opportunities, we want to ensure you can apply what you learn and be more effective in your work.

Program details will be added here as confirmed but registration is now open!

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Educational Sessions - Program

Friday, September 6, 2024

8:00 - 9:00am         Registration Open & Breakfast
Convention Hall C1&C2A


9:00 - 4:00pm         Exhibitor Set Up
Convention Hall C1&C2A


9:00 - 4:00pm         Defect Recognition 101 Course
Room 108

As professional Home Inspectors we are constantly looking for the key Deficiencies in the homes we inspect.  Being able to identify the most basic and important Defects is imperative. To describe and clearly report to our clients the Who, What, Where, When and Why is a crucial and key component of our jobs as home inspectors. This condensed Defect Recognition session will outline and help inspectors, both new and veteran, to identify the top 10 Deficiencies found by home inspectors from across Canada.  The list will include items relating to plumbing, roofing, electrical, heating and cooling, structure and the exterior and interior components of the average Canadian residential home.
6MRCs


9:00 - 12:00pm       Horizon Inspection Advantage presented by Carson Dunlop
Room 109

Horizon Home Inspection Software is more than just a tool—it's a game-changer for inspectors looking to elevate their efficiency, accuracy, and professionalism. Experience the difference with Horizon and revolutionize your inspection process.
Join us at the CAHPI Annual Conference for a deep-dive into tools designed to streamline every aspect of the inspection workflow, empowering inspectors to deliver unparalleled service, efficiency and glimpse into the Next Generation of Horizon.
3MRCs


12:00 - 1:00pm       Lunch
Convention Hall C1&C2A


1:00 - 4:00pm         CAHPI Standards of Practice & Report Writing
Room 109

The Standards of Practice portion of this session will focus not only on the application of the CAHPI 2023 National Standards of Practice to your inspection procedure, but also on your report writing skills. Home inspectors at the beginning of their career will benefit from gaining a solid understanding of the expectations and applications of the Standards. More experienced inspectors will benefit from a fresh look at the most up-to-date home inspection Standard of Practice in the industry. After all, if you’ve been doing the same thing for a decade or two, your inspection practices and reports are probably out of date! All participants will have a chance to participate and share in this interactive session.
3MRCs


7:00 - 9:00pm         NETWORKING: Boat Cruise on the Historic Tall Ship Silva

*Programming subject to change....

NEW this year...

Tall Ship Silva Sailing Cruise
Add on fee: $50.00

Your visit to Halifax will simply not be complete without experiencing a scenic sailing cruise on the world's second-largest natural harbour – the Halifax Harbour. Join us aboard Halifax’s signature ship, the Tall Ship Silva, for local, live music and to see the sights, city, and coastline, from a unique perspective. While on board our historic, three-masted schooner, you’ll see some of Halifax’s most well-known landmarks including Georges Island National Historic Site, the Historic Properties, the vibrant waterfront, and the scenic Northwest Arm. If conditions are favourable, you’ll be invited to join the crew in raising the sails – this is especially fun for the little ones. So come, relax, refresh with a beverage or two from the onboard bar, and enjoy your leisurely sailing cruise on the water.

Friday Training Day 

September 6th, 2024

We heard you! New this year, CAHPI will be offering a full pre-conference Training Day offering hands on training courses. These sessions will offer active learning approaches where individuals gain knowledge and skills through direct experience and practice with knowledgeable experts leading the way!

Registration options include one full day Defect Recognition Course or one or both half day courses: CAHPI Standards of Practice & Report Writing and/or the Horizon Inspection Advantage presented by Carson Dunlop. MRCs will be provided to all attendees.

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Training Course #1
CAHPI Defect Recognition 101

9:00am - 4:00pm (FULL DAY Course)
Add on Fee: $200.00 + hst (15%)

6 MRCs

As professional Home Inspectors we are constantly looking for the key Deficiencies in the homes we inspect.  Being able to identify the most basic and important Defects is imperative. To describe and clearly report to our clients the Who, What, Where, When and Why is a crucial and key component of our jobs as home inspectors. This condensed Defect Recognition session will outline and help inspectors, both new and veteran, to identify the top 10 Deficiencies found by home inspectors from across Canada.  The list will include items relating to plumbing, roofing, electrical, heating and cooling, structure and the exterior and interior components of the average Canadian residential home.

Training Course #2
Horizon Inspection Advantage presented by Carson Dunlop
9:00am - 12:00pm (HALF DAY Course)
Add on Fee: $100.00 + hst (15%)
3 MRCs

Horizon Home Inspection Software is more than just a tool—it's a game-changer for inspectors looking to elevate their efficiency, accuracy, and professionalism. Experience the difference with Horizon and revolutionize your inspection process.
Join us at the CAHPI Annual Conference for a deep-dive into tools designed to streamline every aspect of the inspection workflow, empowering inspectors to deliver unparalleled service, efficiency and glimpse into the Next Generation of Horizon.

Training Course #3
CAHPI Review of Standards of Practice & Report Writing

1:00pm - 4:00pm (HALF DAY Course)
Add on Fee: $100.00 + hst (15%)
3 MRCs

The Standards of Practice portion of this session will focus not only on the application of the CAHPI 2023 National Standards of Practice to your inspection procedure, but also on your report writing skills. Home inspectors at the beginning of their career will benefit from gaining a solid understanding of the expectations and applications of the Standards. More experienced inspectors will benefit from a fresh look at the most up-to-date home inspection Standard of Practice in the industry. After all, if you’ve been doing the same thing for a decade or two, your inspection practices and reports are probably out of date! All participants will have a chance to participate and share in this interactive session.

 

Opening Keynote: Bill Carr

Award-Winning Comedian & Motivational Speaker

Bill Carr is known as an artist, an actor, humorist, writer, radio host, and speaker. For over 30 years, Bill has been helping his audiences laugh at what’s trivial while helping them think deeply about what counts.

Bill helps people see their world in new and exciting ways. His unique blend of humour and insight inspires laughter and consideration, offering his audience a fresh perspective on what they face everyday. At the root of all of Bill’s work is the use of humour to help people reflect on their own innate human nature and understand who they are in a greater social context.

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THANK YOU TO OUR PRESENTING SPONSOR

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PRESENTING SPONSOR

BOOTH 23 & 24

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BOAT CRUISE SPONSOR

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BOAT CRUISE SPONSOR

 BOOTH 1 & 2

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PLENARY SPONSOR


BOOTH 13

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EXHIBITOR RECEPTION SPONSOR

 BOOTH TBC

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LUNCH SPONSOR - SATURDAY

 

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Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

EXPOSURE AT THE CONFERENCE AND THROUGH THE FULL YEAR!
This year, CAHPI is offering benefits that will offer you exposure to Home Inspectors from across the country at the 2024 Annual Conference, but also to all members, affiliates, and subscribers throughout the full year! Opportunities include webinars promoted to CAHPI members, affiliates, and subscribers; articles in the The CAHPI Inspector Newsletter; and article submissions for our regular email campaigns.
 
All sponsorships incude a complimentary 10' x 10' Exhibit Booth.
 
 If you supply products or services to any aspect of the Home Inspection industry you won’t want to miss this opportunity to participate in this conference and meet professional Home Inspectors from across Canada. As a sponsoring organization, you will receive recognition and high visibility within the Home Inspection market. The conference education committee is recruiting industry professionals to lecture at the educational sessions. We will also be providing the latest information on training, technology and home inspection equipment available for all our CAHPI members. Delegates will have the opportunity to network with exhibitors and have hands on product demonstrations throughout the one-day conference.

Please contact or 613-227-3919 for more information.

TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATIONS

Sutton Place Hotel
21700 Grafton Street, Halifax, NS, B3J 2C4

Guest Room rate: $219.00

To make your hotel reservations: Click here
Group Code:  CAHPI2024
Deadline to Book: August 1, 2024

Location
With a stay at The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax in Halifax (Downtown Halifax), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk and Dartmouth Crossing. This 5-star hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Scotiabank Centre and 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from Bayers Lake Business Park.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 262 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Property Amenity
Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as a fitness center, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services.

Restaurant
Enjoy a satisfying meal at Chop Steakhouse & Bar serving guests of The Sutton Place Hotel Halifax. Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge.

Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a computer station, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

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