Note:  We moved this meeting up the street to the Marriot next to Best Buy (not the Courtyard by Marriot) due to the size of the crowd attending.
4-Hour Seminar on Business Development
& Marketing for Inspectors.
Michael Rowan will be sharing his knowledge on diversification and business development for inspectors
Nick Gromicko will be speaking on the marketing, sales generation and exit strategies for inspectors
    Tuesday   October 10, 2006
      6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
See RED notation above!
            The hotel is located just north of Atlanta at 3390 Venture Parkway, Duluth, GA  30096

Michael Rowan
President of Inspection Depot
        Michael Rowan is an industry leader in technology for home inspectors, with a successful multi-inspector company as well. Michael started his career in home inspections in 1985. Michael attended college full-time and secured a diploma in Building Surveying/Inspection after which he spent 4 years finalizing his degree in Building Surveying/Inspection from Reading University, England. Following this qualification, Michael secured a Post Graduate Degree in Construction Project Management and immigrated to the United States. Upon immigrating, Michael finalized his State Certified General Contractor's License in the state of Florida, became a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), Florida Association of Building Inspectors (FABI) and has taken numerous seminars and courses. Michael is also State certified to teach a home inspection course under Inspection Depot, Inc. and other courses associated with the home inspection industry. Michael has written the Home Guide reporting system and many other articles that are used in local, regional and national trade journals. Michael has personally completed over 10,000 home and building inspections.
Nick Gromicko    
Nick Gromicko is an activist for the inspection industry and a speaker at dozens of inspection events every year.  After three years of military training in the 1980's Nick accepted a position as a Research Analyst for the University of Pittsburgh's Nuclear Physics Department.  Four years later he left to form several multi-inspector firms, eight environmental companies, and two laboratories.  As a REALTOR with RE/MAX, Nick was one of the country's first agents to work solely with buyers.  In 1990 he founded InterNACHI which grew into the world's largest inspection trade association, host to nearly 500 events a year, with a 205,000-page, 100 million+ hit per year main site, over 4,000 websites, and a nearly 300,000-post, free speech message board.  In the mid 1990's he sat on the Board of one of the largest public sewer authorities in the country and was President of Northtowne Custom Homes.  Nick owns a New York ad agency, a Wyoming mining company and an off-road accessory manufacturing company.  He is author of two books and dozens of inspection-related articles.  He helped start a school for children, a free health clinic, a food bank, and the Master Inspector Certification Board which administers the inspection industry's Certified Master Inspector professional designation and where he volunteers as its Director.  He is also a board member of REALmatcher, Inc., Reports, Inc., the Florida Association of Professional Home Inspectors, and the International Society of Home Inspectors.  Nick lives near the continental divide in Nederland, Colorado, population 1,394 at what he calls "the top of the world."
And on-hand to answer questions about mold E&O insurance: Rod Morton, Senior Vice President of Insurance Office of America
RSVP:  Planning to attend this free event?  Email Nick at and let him know you'll be there!