October 5th, 2022, 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Open to the public and welcoming students, parents, veterans, underemployed, unemployed, and those looking for a new career—an event to educate and promote residential building industry careers. Come out and meet our building professional BIA members!

Thank you to our Sponsors!


Event Sponsor:

lezzer lumber 95th anniversary logo

Kids Corner Sponsor:


Presentation Sponsor:

gsl public strategies Group

Building Futures Student Sponsors:



TK Builder Logo

Trade Ambassador:

GR Mitchell 3C Building Supplies CMYK

Workforce Sponsor:

ugi hvac logo

Industry Support Sponsors:

Douple Logo 10 30 2019

Trout CPA logo

Friend of the Industry Sponsor:





Looking for a job in the building industry? Want to learn more about the many careers in the residential building industry? 

Join us on October 5th!


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Join Hands-On House in the Kids Corner for fun construction themed activities and story time listening to The House that She Built. Children attending will receive a copy of the book compliments of our Kids Corner Sponsor – Landmark Homes, while supplies last.
Story times are:
11:00 am
1:00 pm


Schedule of presentations and demonstrations:

11:00 am – “Women in the Building Industry” Panel Discussion

This panel discussion will present a woman’s view of what it’s like to work in the construction industry

12:00 pm – How Successful Construction Careers are Built

A Discussion with EGStoltzfus Team Members

1:00 pm – “Meet the Remodelers” Panel Discussion

Meet local remodelers and learn how that got started in the business.

2:00 pm – “Supporting Construction from the Inside” presented by GR Mitchell

When the general public considers career potential in construction, they often think of the jobs in the field; The laborers, the machine operators, the jobsite supers. But it’s the roles conducted behind the scenes that set the stage for quality, efficient, and profitable construction. Brett Wauls, Lead Purchaser at GR Mitchell, will walk through the vital professions that facilitate the trades. Special emphasis will be placed on supply chain, a role that has faced unprecedented challenges in the wake of Covid.

3:00 pm – Architectural Design Demo presented by Time Zehr with Metzler Home Builders


4:00 pm – Truss Design Demo with Carl Eberly with Lezzer Lumber


5:00 pm – Legislative Panel

Members of the State Delegation will discuss the importance of the residential construction industry in Lancaster County, touching on workforce development education for skilled labor, and the economic impact of the industry in our region.


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