Builder Technology Summit Sets Records For Attendance and Software Training for Home Builders

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More Than 230 Attended the Three-Day Builder Summit for Leading Home Builders in North America


Denver — October 13, 2016 — BuilderMT and Sales Simplicity jointly announced the success of their Builder Technology Summit, held recently in Scottsdale, AZ. More than 230 representatives from North America’s top home building companies and technology providers attended the Summit.

The Builder Technology Summit™ featured opening remarks by MiTek CEO and Chairman Tom Manenti on the importance of a people-first culture. The opening session was also highlighted by Chip Bell, a highly regarded speaker and consultant on customer advocacy.

“Home builders at our Summit got access to three days of high-intensity workshops, technology demonstrations and sharing of insights, with a special focus on how workflows are best optimized for better margins and faster cycle-times,” said Tom Gebes, president of BuilderMT and Sales Simplicity. “One of the central themes of this year’s Summit was how to ‘scale up without staffing up,’ and we demonstrated the latest technology to enable that strategy.”

BuilderMT and Sales Simplicity polled home builder attendees, all of whom are production builders from the US and Canada, and their comments included:

  • “I wish [MiTek CEO and Chairman Tom Manenti, keynote speaker] could meet with other CEOs to share this people-first message.”
  • “We are excited to implement this new [vendor costing, bid management and cost management] technology.”
  • “We loved this topic [DocuSign® and BuilderUX™]. It’s very informative to see the new tech that’s coming.”
  • “Let’s do more of these Summits in the future.”
  • “Great sessions!”
  • “Loved [the keynote session by Chip Bell]. Chip is so passionate and informative.”
  • “Truly enjoyed [the session by Chip Bell]. When we get back to Texas, we will remember to continue ‘dating’ our customers.”

Sponsors of the Builder Technology Summit included Avid Ratings, Avidxchange, , CBUSA, CG Visions, Event 1 Software, Hyphen Solutions, Leverance, Microsoft/Western Computer, MiTek, Punchlist Manager, Sage, and Spec It Up.

The next Builder Technology Summit™ will be held in Naples, FL, September 19-22, 2017.

About BuilderMT

For the home building industry at large, BuilderMT (a MiTek® company) provides highly-customizable workflow and building-process-management software that works in tandem with leading accounting systems and other wireless and jobsite productivity tools, such as CRM and warranty management. For 20 years, BuilderMT systems have been purchased by more than 1,000 home builders and cumulatively used as a desktop workflow tool by upwards of 10,000 home building professionals. To learn more, visit, or call (888) 757-1991 ext. 271.


About Sales Simplicity

A MiTek company, Sales Simplicity is the creator and marketer of leading sales automation, content management, lead management, eMarketing and reporting management tools for new single-family, semi-custom and custom homes, condos, and multi-family housing, or for use by realtors. Learn more: or call (480) 892-2500.


About MiTek

MiTek is a diversified global supplier of software, engineered products, services, and equipment to the residential, commercial, and industrial, construction sectors. MiTek Industries’ passion for its associates’ well-being and its customers’ success is the company’s hallmark. A Berkshire Hathaway company (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B) since 2001, MiTek has operations in more than 40 countries on six continents. Learn more: and


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