2019 Fall Conference and Networking Event


Welcome to Nashville, Tennessee, for the 2019 CISCA Fall Conference and Networking Event!

Featuring the Ceiling Product Showcase, Thursday afternoon September 19 11:30-4:00 - lunch with dozens of leading ceiling and related product vendors!


CISCA Fall Conference 2019 Speakers

"Prefabrication and Modular Construction: Trends, Outlook, and Impact on CISCA Members"

  Brent Horton · Founding Partner, Offsite Integrated Structures, Inc.

Thursday, September 19th, 8:30-9:50am

ABOUT BRENT HORTON: As a founding partner of Offsite Integrated Structures Inc., Brent Horton brings 25 years of executive leadership, business ownership, and consulting experience to the Offsite Integrated Structures Team. With a focus on innovation in light gauge steel prefab and modular construction techniques, BIM technologies, and “best practices” for design and execution, Horton has led and advised construction teams in Canada and the USA. Most recently, Brent has launched a light gauge structural steel manufacturing facility in Denver Colorado and currently serves as a structural consultant to the architectural and general contracting communities throughout the US.


Panel Discussion: “Industry Trends in Acoustical Ceilings and Interior Finishes”

Thursday, September 19th, 10:00-11:25am

In this forum, we will hear from industry experts as they share from their vantage points the latest developments and trends in the industry. This panel will reach beyond our typical CISCA member focus and will include the perspective of architecture, interior design, and acoustical design as well as general contracting and sales.

Steve Hayes, Nicholas & Associates • General Contractor
James Kennon, The Architect Workshop • Architect
Eric Mau, Mau, Inc. • Independent Manufacturers Representative
Michele McMinn, Gresham Smith • Designer
David Woolworth, Roland, Woolworth & Associates LLC • Acoustician


"Let’s Talk Strengths : How to apply strengths to grow stronger, work smarter, and live richer”

Brent O’Bannon · Gallup Certified Strengths Coach

Friday, September 20th, 8:30-11:25am

Learn how you, your team, and your organization can discover your strengths to build confidence and world class employee engagement. 

Leverage tactics and strategies to deploy strengths smarter in your hiring, talent development, performance management, and team dynamics. 

You’ll leave inspired to dream how to develop a richer lifestyle in your well-being and profitable culture by multiplying the strengths of your people. 

ABOUT BRENT O’BANNON: Brent O’Bannon is a human potential expert that has developed more than 27,000 leaders as the 1st Gallup Certified Strengths Coach in the world, an ICF Professional Certified Coach, Professional Counselor, and category top-selling author of Let’s Talk Strengths and Selling Strengths. Brent has facilitated over 750 workshops to more than 300 organizations worldwide.



Pictures from the 2018 Conference:
Browsing the tables at the inagural Ceiling Product Showcase

Fun, relaxed receptions with plenty of opportunities to network and share



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