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The CREIA Annual Conference has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of the most stimulating and worthwhile education opportunities for inspectors in California. Join the California Real Estate Inspection Association for its 2018 Annual Conference, Are Your Business and Inspection Skills Elevated for New Technologies & Energy Systems?

The 2018 Annual Conference will be held April 27-29, 2018 at the Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, California!

The 2018 Conference Committee has built a conference schedule to cover inspection basics; niche/special opportunities geared to those with intermediate to advanced knowledge; and commercial inspections.

The CREIA Conference is a not to miss event! 

  • Conference Highlights
  • Schedule-at-a-Glance
  • Registration Fees
  • Plan Your Stay!
  • Session Descriptions and Presenter Bios
  • CEC Information
  • Conference Program Book

2018 CREIA Conference Exhibitors

Interested in Exhibiting? Please click here for complete information!

Set-Up
Thursday, May 4 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. or
Friday, May 5 from 6 to 7:30 a.m.

Exhibits Open
Friday from  7:30 am to 5 p.m.
Friday Welcome & Exhibitor Appreciation Reception 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Move-out
Saturday 5 to 7 p.m. 

Conference Highlights

  • Wednesday and Thursday Pre-Conference Sessions
  • Thursday Group SOP Inspection
  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Educational Sessions
  • Friday CREIA Welcome and Exhibitor Appreciation Reception
  • Saturday Annual Business Meeting & Awards Lunch
  • Exhibitor Showcase ~ view the latest products and services offered by the many vendors that will be present
  • Several opportunities for networking with your peers
  • Opportunity to sit for the CREIA SOP/Ethics Exam
  • Sessions are approved for ASHI/CREIA CECs
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Schedule-at-a-Glance

Wednesday & Thursday, April 25 & 26: Pre-Conference Sessions

7:30 a.m.
Pre-Conference Check-in, Registration, & Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Pre-Conference Programs

1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Group SOP Inspection (Offsite-Event)
Check-in at the Conference registration desk
San Francisco Peninsula Chapter, co-sponsor and facilitators a TRULY UNIQUE Group SOP Inspection Toolbox with Patrick Burger, CCI and Bret Husted, CCI

2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Exhibitor Set-Up

Friday, April 27

7:30 a.m.
Conference Registration/Check-in

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Chairman's Message in the Exhibit Hall

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Exhibit Hall

8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. (1.5 CECs)
Breakout Sessions

10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Break

10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (1.5 CECs)
Breakout Sessions

12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.  (1.5 CECs)
Breakout Sessions

3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  Break

3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. (1.5 CECs)
Breakout Sessions

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
CREIA Welcome and Exhibitor Appreciation Reception ~ All conference attendees are welcome to experience this exceptional networking event with exhibitors, prizes, light hors d’oeuvres, and a drink on us!

Saturday, April 28

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Registration & Check-in

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Exhibit Hall

8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. (1.5 CECs)
Breakout Session

10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. (1.5 CECs)
Breakout Sessions

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (1.5 CECs)
Annual Business Meeting, Legislative Update, Awards Presentation & Lunch

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. (1.5 CECs)
Breakout Sessions

3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. (1.5 CECs)
Breakout Sessions

Sunday, May 7, 2017

7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Registration & Check-in

7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast

7:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Exhibits

Sunday Breakout Sessions

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  and 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lunch

Session Descriptions and Presenter Bios

Presenter Disclaimer

Presenters were chosen because of their expertise in the subject matter presented. The views and opinions expressed by presenters do not necessarily reflect the views, opinions, or official policy of the California Real Estate Inspection Association.

Registration Fees

Full Registration:
Member $365 and Non-Member $495
At Door: Member $405 and Non-Member $535

*Join CREIA and Register for the Full Conference:
For Non-Members $505
At Door: For Non-Members $565

Pre-Conference Program:
Does not include Materials.

Single Day/Friday:
Member $135 and Non-Member $185
At Door: Member $155 and Non-Member $205

Single Day/Saturday:
Member $189 and Non-Member $215
At Door: Member $200 and Non-Member $235

Single Day/Sunday:
Member $100 and Non-Member $125
At Door: Member $125 and Non-Member $145

Guest Registration:
Member $95 and Non-Member $95
At Door: Member $105 and Non-Member $105

*Join and Register: If you are not a member of CREIA, register for the Full Conference and Join CREIA today with CREIA's promotional "Join and Register" Conference and Membership discount. The Join and Register fee does not include any study materials for the NHIE. Please visit the CREIA Store to purchase the books separately. This category includes Exhibits and Educational Sessions; Continental Breakfasts on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Annual Business Meeting and Awards Lunch on Saturday; Reception on Friday. (Does not include the Pre-Con  or Materials.)

Full Conference Registration: This category includes Exhibits and Educational Sessions; Continental Breakfasts on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Annual Business Meeting and Awards Lunch on Saturday; Friday's Welcome Reception. (Does not include the Pre-Con Class or Materials.)

Guest Registration: Guest must accompany a CREIA member. Fee covers admission to the Exhibit Hall, Continental Breakfasts on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Annual Business Meeting and Awards Lunch on Saturday; Friday's Welcome Reception. (Does not include Educational sessions, syllabus, program materials, or CEC credit.)

Special Accommodation: Facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you require special accommodation and plan to attend the CREIA Conference, please contact the CREIA office at info@creia.org or by calling 949-715-1768. Please allow as much advance notice as possible to ensure we have ample time to meet your needs.

Cancellation Policy: Registration cancellations will be accepted in writing until March 30, 2018. A $50 administrative fee will be deducted. No refunds will be given if cancellation notice is received after March 30th.

CEC Information

Please note:

  1. You will be asked to select the sessions you would like to take during the Conference directly on the on-line registration form.
  2. If on-site you wish to change or have not selected your session, you will need to complete a session change/update form so that your classes and CECs will be recorded in the actual transaction in your profile. If you do not select sessions, you'll need to list the ones that you take.
  3. There will also be sign-in sheets in back of each session room, which are used for auditing purposes. Do not forget to sign-in each session.

Plan Your Stay! - Information coming soon!

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