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At Louisville: Industry Execs Meet the Press

January 18th, 2013 Comments off

In a Meet the Media Morning at the Louisville Manufactured Home Show Thurs. Jan. 24, from 9-11 AM, the press has been invited to see the quality of factory-built homes for themselves to dispel the misconceptions about the industry and the product.
Top-named officials in the industry, companies associations and professionals from across North America will engage with the media after they tour some of the 39 homes installed in the Kentucky Exhibition Center.

Although closed to the general public, some 1700 professionals from across North America will be in attendance at what has become the largest indoor trade show in the nation, perhaps beyond.

The Midwest Manufactured Housing Federation (MMHF) is the parent body for the Louisville Show. MMHF Chairman Ron Thomas says, “We at the Louisville Show want to treat the media to a spectacular array of dozens of new homes, to see the products and services our industry offers, all under one climate controlled roof.”

Louisville Show promoter and MHProNews publisher L. A. ‘Tony’ Kovach says, “There are so many myths and misconceptions out there, that the best way for the media or anyone else to understand the truth about factory built housing is for them to personally see the homes.”

Members of the media seeking admission should contact Dennis Hill, Show Manager, 800 Old Roswell Lakes Parkway, Suite 140, Roswell, GA 30076, Phone: (770) 587-3350 and be prepared to show media credentials.

(Photo credit: A kitchen in one of the 39 homes at the Louisville Show.)

MH Lending Opportunities and Regulatory Update

January 4th, 2013 Comments off

MHProNews has learned that the 2013 Louisville Show will include a free finance panel discussion that will feature all of the industry’s major lenders, showcasing their latest Dodd-Frank compliant lending programs. The focus of the panel presentation will be for each lender to highlight their top or new lending opportunities on personal property and land/home lending. The presentation will be followed by questions from the audience answered by participating manufactured housing lenders. Moderator Dick Ersnt, an expert in manufactured home lending, said: “Plan on attending the Industry Retail Finance Panel in Louisville to hear the latest information on the regulatory impact of Dodd Frank legislation from all the major industry finance sources; how it may affect their finance programs and what new and exciting programs will be available in 2013!” The panel will be from 10:00 to 11:15 AM on Wed January 23, 2013 at the Kentucky Exhibition Center (KEC). The Louisville Show is open to most industry members for free with proper ID and a business card. See LouisvilleShow.com and go to page two of the downloadable brochure linked below for the complete seminar line up.

http://louisvillemanufacturedhousingshow.com/2013-louisville-show-retailer-brochure-2/

(Image graphic: BloombergBusinessWeek)