MAHTS is the original and longest-running Educational Forum and Trade Show of its kind. With a dedicated focus on education for the Hardscaping contractor audience, each year MAHTS continues to evolve with the changing needs of the industry and offers the most up-to-date instruction on installation techniques and new trends.
You will connect and network with industry peers and learn the latest trends and technologies from leading experts. EP Henry will present 25 professional speakers, bringing 400+ years of combined experience in the industry, to the education platform featured at MAHTS.
The educational offerings at MAHTS are segmented into “Tracks” to allow attendees to select what best suits their company’s or individual employees’ needs. The tracks offered for 2015 are:
- The Future of Hardscaping Arena
This year’s 2,400 square foot construction project will feature new, proprietary EP Henry Wall and Paver products that are highlighted with cutting-edge design elements and outdoor enhancements. Our team of Hardscape and masonry experts will build an outdoor oasis that is visually stunning and immensely profitable.
- Industry Certification
Includes ICPI and NCMA as well as, Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements (PICP) and Seal ‘n Lock.
- Hands-on Construction Training Zone
Ideal for companies looking to enter the Hardscaping business or for newer employees with little to no previous experience. These courses allow attendees to build walls and steps and install pavers and Cast Veneer Stone in an interactive setting instructed by seasoned pros.
- Spanish –Hands-on Construction Skills
Understanding the need for Spanish-translated education, we will be offering the same 4 courses listed above in Spanish, in a separate arena.
- Hardscape Construction Classroom Series
This track allows contractors of all levels of experience a thorough understanding of the important elements that go into making every job a success.
- Business Management, Operations & Technology
For the businesses ready to grow and expand this track includes courses ranging from Google SketchUp to customer retention programs as well as proactive sales tactics.
- Foreman & Supervisory Development Training
Focused on training and developing your employees, your greatest asset, this track covers topics like effective communication, leadership and management, logistics, and more.
- Social Media & Online Marketing
These courses will guide you down the path of everything online from Internet Marketing Plans, YouTube Projects, Social Media, and more.
- Business Owners Roundtables
Business owner discussion groups for industry peers to exchange ideas and discuss topics of concern for Hardscaping businesses. A first at MAHTS and, with limited seating, this is sure to fill up quickly.