Below is the current list of session topics.
PLEAE NOTE: This list is subject to change.
We will do our best to notify registered attendees of changes if they occur.
Sessions will consist of a 10–15-minute presentation and a 10+ minute questions and answers period on the subject presented. There is generally a 5-minute personal break at the end of each session.
This conference format is designed to involve the attendees so please feel free to participate and ask the questions on your mind. There are truly no bad questions. Your participation will spark more questions and when that happens, we ALL LEARN.
Suggested attire – business casual or your standard dress for service calls
Breakfast 8am – 9am
Welcome To The Home Watch Business
9am – 9:30am
The history of the FHWA by Bill Wright, the founder of the FHWA.
How far have we come and where we are headed?
Suggest verbal/textual guidelines when describing your association and membership with the FHWA.
Pest Control & Florida Trends
9:30am – 10:00am
An overview of pest control and current trends in infestations and mitigation.
10:00am – 10:30am
An HVAC expert will speak about simple ways you can troubleshoot issues to ensure there truly is a problem and help the HVAC tech isolate these issues faster.
Business Insurance & Bonding
10:30am – 11:00am
The need for affordable quality business insurance and just how does bonding work?
Tools of The Trade
11:00am – 11:30am
A certified home watch professional will speak on the various tools they find invaluable on a daily basis.
Pricing is Relative
11:30am – 12:00pm
THE MOST ASKED QUESTION by those getting started in the home watch business will finally be discussed and hopefully answered.
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Home Watch Tips & Hacks
1:00pm – 1:30pm
Learn ways to improve your service quality while saving you time which equals $$.
Value Added Service(s) = Referrals
1:30pm – 2:00pm
Sur fired ways to build your business through solid referrals by providing value added services to your business plan.
It’s Time To Report & Why
2:00pm – 2:30pm
Accurate detailed reporting is your best tool and someday may even save your business. Learn how to retain customers and build your client base.
2:30pm – 3:00pm
A frank discussion on how to conduct a sales interview with potential new customers.
Take The Home Watch High Road
3:00pm – 3:30pm
How to compete and/or speak with home watch services that fly under the radar of the state and work without an insurance or bond safety net.
3:30pm – everyone’s questions are answered
A detailed overview of this reporting software developed specifically for the home watch industry by a 10-year veteran of the industry.