Pro Inspectors Convention 2020

Due to complications with the COVID-19 virus, the state of California has said that it’s unsafe to hold our convention in-person in October. Instead, we're holding a fantastic, free online event October 15–16, 2020.

More details coming soon, but you can pre-register for sessions on this page to get an early start!

Thursday, October 15th

Starting at 9:30am EDT

2020 Professional Inspectors Convention General Session

Join InterNACHI® for our opening keynote and staff introduction to kick off the free, online Professional Inspectors Convention.

Starting at 10:00am EDT

You Can Scan It. It's Electric! with United Infrared's Peter Hopkins

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Pro Inspectors Convention. This presentation will discuss the many ways thermal imaging of electrical systems has helped companies reduce their risk and protect their bottom line. It will also cover why electrical surveying is an advantageous business opportunity for inspectors.

Grading, Moisture Intrusion and Foundation Cracks: Look, Then Talk with Britt Treece, CPI

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Professional Inspectors Convention. We will investigate the contours of grading and the issues that affect the foundation, sort through their importance, and practice communicating about them with clients.

Securing Your Business in Today's Digital World with Home Inspector Pro's Dominic Maricic

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Pro Inspectors Convention. This workshop will show inspectors how to make the most of smartphone apps, special website templates, and different digital hardware designed to make their jobs easier while protecting themselves online. It takes only minutes for someone to gain access to a poorly secured email account, website, or bank account. Learning how to properly secure your information is essential to running a successful business. ​

Starting at 1:00pm EDT

Introduction to Sewer Scopes with Jim Krumm, CPI

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Professional Inspectors Convention. This class is designed to show home inspectors the profit potential of adding sewer scoping to their ancillary services. It will give them a general idea of what a sewer scope inspection consists of, what the inspector should look for, and a basic understanding of sewer line materials and the common defects associated with different types of sewer lines.

Hurricanes Destroy, But Only If We Let Them with Troy Bishop

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Pro Inspectors Convention. “Hurricanes Destroy, But Only If We Let Them" will feature photos taken the morning after Hurricane Michael in Mexico Beach, Florida. Discussion will center on different types of structural failures and how better inspection procedures could have saved numerous types of structures. Additional training will be presented regarding how to categorize existing structures.

Top Tips from Successful Home Inspection Companies with Spectora's Kevin Wagstaff

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Pro Inspectors Convention. Ever wonder what the top home inspection companies are doing to be successful? Learn important tips from the most successful companies in the country. See how they got to where they are, and how you can implement their strategies – including administrative, time-management, customer service, marketing, and morale – in your own company's plan.

Friday, October 16th

Starting at 10:00am EDT

2020 NEC® Changes for GFCIs with Ray Kline, CPI

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Professional Inspectors Convention. This workshop will cover the latest 2020 National Electrical Code ® requirements for GFCIs in a residential dwelling. Included will be a review of the history of the GFCI, how GFCIs work, safety considerations, testing methods, and how the inspector should address requirements in the inspection report. Meters and testing devices will be demonstrated on a display of GFCI devices.

Effectively Building Referrals with John Gillam

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Pro Inspectors Convention. Learn from a licensed real estate agent and broker how many agents work with inspectors, why many agents think home inspectors are “deal-killers,” and how to overcome this perception. Most importantly, discover how to become a valuable resource for brokers and build them into a part of your company’s network for lead-generation.

Is Thermal Imaging Right for Your Business? with Monroe Infrared's Bill Fabian

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Professional Inspectors Convention. This two-hour presentation will introduce home inspectors to the basics of infrared technology and how it can help them conduct a more thorough home inspection for their clients. This class is not intended to actually teach home inspectors how to perform thermal imaging inspections, but, rather, to provide information to help them decide whether they want to add the service to their home inspections.

Starting at 1:00pm EDT

Safety Practices for Commercial Property Inspectors with Rob Claus, CPI

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Professional Inspectors Convention. Commercial inspections are fast becoming one of the newest services in the home inspection industry. Like any other part of the business, there are risks associated with it. This session will look at most of the aspects of the commercial inspection and will discuss the basic steps an inspector can take to maintain the highest level of personal safety while providing superior commercial inspections.

Demystifying Cracks for Home Inspectors with Lon Henderson, CPI

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Professional Inspectors Convention. This two-hour class focuses on the differences in foundation cracks that home inspectors commonly encounter. Is a crack a simple stress crack, shrinkage crack, thermal expansion-contraction crack, some type of mechanical damage, or actual foundation movement?

Office Management & Behind the Scenes with ACC's Paul Zak

This free, online workshop is being offered at the virtual Pro Inspectors Convention. This class takes the often overlooked and unexciting topic of office management and reveals how it can be the hidden key to astonishing business success. Learn from 20-year industry veteran Paul Zak as he outlines critical steps any home inspector can take to significantly increase revenue, help drive down costs, improve efficiency and effectiveness, and dramatically boost their bottom line and quality of life.

Starting at 3:00pm EDT

2020 Pro Inspectors Convention Raffle

Join InterNACHI® for the free, online Professional Inspectors Convention raffle. Registrants must be present to participate.