21st Century Building Expo & Conference






Building professionals visit the 21st Century Building Expo & Conference for answers, knowledge, and results. Whether in a classroom – taking one of the more than 30 educational courses offered – or walking the exhibit hall floor, you’ll find that opportunities abound to help you grow your business.

Expo Floor Showcasing Latest Building Products & Tech

The Expo Floor at 21CBEC showcases the new products, materials and technology that builders and remodelers need to know about.

Expo Floor Hours

Tuesday, November 12, 2024
4:30 pm-7:00pm (Builders, Beer & Banter Celebration)

Wednesday, November 13, 2024
9:00 am-2:30 pm

**Please note, the Expo Floor will NOT be open on Thursday, November 14, 2024. Instead, the NAHB Area 4 Leadership Conference will be held. 


Featured Speakers to Tackle Important Industry Issues

This year at 21CBEC, featured speakers will focus on the issues important to you: inflation, lumber and material costs, economic insights, and more. Hear from NAHB Chief Economist Rob Dietz during a “Housing Forecast Breakfast”.

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Education Destination

The three-day Educational Conference at 21CBEC, November 12-14, is host to more than 30 classes approved by the NC Licensing Board for General Contractors for CE credit. That means if you need to complete your 8-hour CE requirement to renew an NC general contractors license, you can fulfill all your hours in ONE DAY at 21CBEC. The North Carolina Builder Institute administers the Educational Conference program. 

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