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Alabama Holds Contractor Job Fair After Illegal Immigration Law Enacted

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    Alabama Home Builder Associations are holding Job Fairs after the States new standards against hiring illegal aliens has been enacted.

    The penalty provision that would shut down a business found to hire an illegal immigrant for 15 days after the first offense. On a second offense, a contractor’s license could be suspended. On the third offense, a company would permanently lose its license to do business in Alabama.

    An estimated 185,000 illegal aliens work in the Alabama Construction …

    Solar Power 2008 Conference San Diego

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      Solar Power 2008 is where solar business takes place!

      If you have a professional interest in solar energy (photovoltaics, concentrating photovoltaics, solar thermal electric or solar hot water), this event has something to offer your business.

      Whether you walk the show floor to our 400+ exhibitors or you attend the 60+ conference sessions to learn about the latest market, policy, finance and technology happenings in the industry, you’ll walk away with invaluable information and relationships.

      http://www.solarpowerconference.com/

      Public Night at the Solar Power …

      NYC Auto Show – March 21-30th

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        The New York International Auto Show is running this week.

        Manufacturers are showing a number of alternative and hybrid vehicles for sale.

        Some of the offerings include E85 vehicles which run on a high level of alcohol to reduce oil consumption. We have seen some of these vehicles already however the manufacturing of the gasoline mixture is generally not available in most locations making these cars useless as an alternative when most customers will continue to run them on general pump grade …

        National Green Building Conference – May 11-13th, 2008

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          The National Green Building Conference is the only national conference targeted to green building for the mainstream residential building industry. Network with designers and suppliers, attend exceptional education sessions and develop the skills you need for profitable green building.  

          Who Should Attend:

          http://www.nahb.org/conference_details.aspx?conferenceID=59

          Registration Deadlines:

          2008 Commercial Construction Show

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            2008 Commercial Construction Show
            June 3 – 5, Orlando, Florida

            This is really a good show to attend for anyone in the Construction Trade but it is really targeted at commercial building. The attendees include all aspects of the trade from all around the country

            There are already a few hundred exhibitors listed for the 2008 show and the full brochure hasn’t even been released yet so you know there will be a lot of people there to meet.

             In addition

            The 2008 Commercial Construction …

            ACS Home Shows – Ideas For Consumers

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              The ACS Home Show is intended to allow contractors mostly large national chains an ability to reach the public in one large event.

              For the most part you will see a mixture of local and National Supplier / Contractors that perform remodeling and depending on your location you may see anything from a small gathering with light material pamphlets to setups and product samples.

              Since this is really a promotional venue for the businesses the drawback of this type of show is …

              2007 National Remodeling Show – Las Vegas Oct 9-12

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                2007 National Remodeling Show

                It’s been 16 years in the making. 16 years of rotating the Remodeling Show from the Northeast to the Midwest, creating a national buzz built on one successful event after another. We’ve created a following of 10,000 dedicated remodeling professionals who understand that to change their business, to reinforce their place in this multi-billion dollar market, they must stay ahead of the curve. In October of 2007, we head to Las Vegas – the city that has …

                Build Boston – November 13-15, 2007

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                  The 23rd Annual Build Boston Trade show will be held on November 13-15, 2007 at the Seaport World Trade Center

                  FREE Admission to the Exhibit Hall and Workshop Discounts if you register before October 19, 2007

                  Build Boston is the premier regional tradeshow and convention for the design and construction industry. Over 350 exhibits fill the sold-out exhibit hall and over 225 workshops and other professional development opportunities are offered. That’s why over 15,500 building industry professionals registered last year.

                  Everyone connected to …

                  The 2008 International Builders Show

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                    Tickets are now on sale for the 2008 International builders show in Orlando Florida. The event will be held from February 13 to the 16th and includes 300+ educational programs and 1,500,000+ net sq. ft. of exhibits.

                    Early Registration discounts end 10/26/07 withe on-site registration for people that don’t make it by 1/4/08.

                    There are hundreds of exhibitors that range all areas of the home building industry.  If you are in the area or willing to travel it is worth the time to …