…Helping a wounded warrior
Steve Mickley is meeting this week with the National Association of Home Builders staff and an Operation Finally Home affiliate to create the design program of a new home for a U.S. wounded veteran. The home will be designed by way of a live design competition held during of the 2013 International Building Show in Las Vegas, NV. The competition will consist of four teams of three designers. More information on how your firm can be chosen to be one of the four teams to compete will soon be available.
…A monthly society briefing
The Society Officers Committee monthly online meeting is Tuesday afternoon. The committee consists of all the officers of each society and is the largest of the AIBD committees. This month’s agenda includes instructions on the Society Affiliation Agreement, and update on the updated Society Officers Guide, and presentation by the Marketing Committee, “Getting in the Same Boat – Using the Endorsed AIBD Brand.”
If you are an officer of your committee and have not received an email with log in information, please contact the National Office immediately.
…A keynote presentation
Steve Mickley is delivering a talk at the “5th Annual Aging in Place Seminar: Homes for Lifetime Living: Outcomes Through Teamwork.” Over 100 people are registered for the conference to be held in Orlando, Florida on Thursday. Steve plans to share tips for developing effective industry partnerships and will focus on aspects of successful collaboration. For more information on the event, visit the NAICP Central Florida Chapter webpage at http://www.ageinplace.org/centralflorida.
…A local mixer and meeting
The Florida Society’s final general membership meeting in 2012 begins Friday night with a social mixer and continues all day Saturday with a combination of a meeting, tour and a number of educational opportunities. For more information visit the society’s website at http://2006.aibdfl.org.
October 25 & 26 – NCBDC Exam in Natchez, MS (Application deadline is October 11th)
October 26-28 – AIBD Mississippi and Louisiana joint annual convention in Natchez, MS
November 2 – AIBD Iowa Society meeting in Okoboji, IA
November 2 – AIBDWA Fall 2012 in Bellevue, WA
November 11 - MVMA Design Award Contest entry deadline