December, 2013
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Inspection News and Views from the American Society of Home Inspectors



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InspectionWorld is the Conference for Home Inspectors

LEARN from the best instructors in the profession.
Attend 18 hours of educational sessions – you select from
45 topics in 5 tracks,
plus optional Pre-Conference Courses and Post-Conference course.

EARN ASHI, state, ICC, ACAC & other CE credits

CONNECT with other home inspectors

EXPERIENCE the newest products & services in the Expo Hall with 60+ industry-specific vendors

What a Great Way to Start the New Year – at InspectionWorld Nashville

Education at its best
So much to choose from: Pre-conference courses and 45 education courses in five tracks. All courses are eligible for ASHI CE credits, and many are approved for state licensing or certification requirements. Full Conference and Conference Education registrants will receive 20 ASHI CE credits.


Business Meetings
The changing of the guard — new ASHI officers and directors installed — will take place during the ASHI Annual Breakfast Meeting on Monday, January 13.

Open Night Reception
& Exhibitors Expo Industry vendors offer information on the most advanced equiptment, supplies and services. Enjoy breakfasts, lunches and breaks in the Expo Hall while networking and gathering information to help your business excel in today's challenging economy. The Expo opens with the annual ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3 p.m. on Sunday, January 12. From 5-8 p.m. that evening, join other home inspectors and guests at the Opening Night Reception – an evening of wining, dining and visiting with the exhibitors. The Expo Hall will remain open after the reception until 9:00 p.m.

Gala Evening
An event to be remembered. This year's gala will take place in the Nashville Renaissance Hotel's beautiful, Grand Ballroom. The evening begins with a cocktail reception and a scrumptious dinner and continues with entertainment and dancing.
From the first day to the last, InspectionWorld
Nashville will meet your highest expectations.

 

The stage is set for an exciting event.

Come join your colleagues for education and training, networking and good times. All educational activities and the Expo will take place in the Nashville Convention Center.
Go to the IW Nashville site www.inspectionworld.com to get the details of what's planned for ASHI's annual education conference and expo and to register.

Pre- and post-conference courses, an excellent selection of 45 educational sessions on a wide variety of topics, Lunch 'N Learns, special networking events, a bustling vendor expo are all planned to keep you engaged and up to date.

Overflow Hotel and Discounted Airport Shuttle Information
The Nashville Renaissance Hotel lodging is filling up fast. There are other large conventions taking place in Nashville during IW that are utilizing hotel space. We have worked with two Nashville hotels near our conference site to secure competitive lodging rates for conference attendees. We encourage you to secure your room reservation at this time.

Overflow Hotels:
Home2Suites by Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt
1800 Division Street, Nashville, TN 37203
Phone for reservations: 615-254-2171
The queen bed with queen sofa bed guestroom rate is $149.00 plus tax. Cut off deadline to secure this rate is December 15, 2013. After this date reservations will be accepted at the availability rate only.

Just minutes from the Nashville Convention Center, the hotel does provide local shuttle transportation. For your convenience, enjoy a free breakfast every morning from 6:00 to 9:00 a.m.

Courtyard by Marriott Hotel
1901 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203
Phone for reservations: 615-327-9900
The queen bed and the king bed with sofa bed guestroom rate is $139.00 plus tax. Use the reservation code "ASH" to make the reservation. Cut off deadline to secure this rate is December 22, 2013. After this date reservations will be accepted at the availability rate only. Breakfast is not included.

Just minutes from the Nashville Convention Center, the hotel does provide local shuttle transportation.

Discount on Round trip Airport/Hotel Shuttle
Upon arrival at the Nashville Intl. Airport, after collecting your bags, follow signs down one floor to the Ground Transportation level. Gray Line has a staffed counter found left of the glass exit doors. Check-in and provide the Group Code Name "IW NASHVILLE" to receive a Group Discounted Rate ($20 per person) for a round trip pass. You will then be directed to the next departing shuttle. The waiting area is heated/air conditioned.


ASHI SCHOOL REUNION

The ASHI School (TAS) is celebrating five years of offering excellent education in home inspection. Join us at InspectionWorld Nashville, where we will hold our first TAS Class Reunion. This is for any student who has graduated through The ASHI School and all instructors presently working for the school.

The ASHI School Reunion
We will gather on the Opening Night of InspectionWorld, ASHI's annual education and expo conference. The stage has been set for an exciting and engaging evening, a perfect setting for our school reunion.

Meet up with fellow graduates and school instructors. Student names will be entered in a raffle to win a digital home inspector camera.

Please RSVP to the school at Kendra@theashischool.com if you are planning to attend, so we have an accurate count of attendees.

Sunday, January 12, 2014
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Nashville Convention Center
601 Commerce St., Nashville, TN
Room 103-104

InspectionWorld is the largest professional conference for home inspectors. Share in the camaraderie with fellow industry professionals. Go to the IW Nashville site to get the details of what's planned for ASHI's annual education conference and expo.
Register early and book your hotel room.

Pre- and post-conference courses, an excellent selection of 45 sessions on a wide variety of topics, Lunch N' Learns, special networking events, a bustling vendor expo all are planned to keep you engaged and up to date.