TBX 2005 registers 1,800 + pros to -date for inaugural event

Nearly 2,000 builders, architects, designers & integrators expected to attend technology show

April 26, 2005, Framingham, Mass - - Over 1,800 professionals have registered to -date for the first annual TecHome Builder Conference & Expo (www.tbxweb.com) being held May 18 -20 (Exhibits May 19 -20) in Phoenix, Arizona. The inaugural TBX, sponsored by both TecHome Builder and Professional Builder magazines, is expected to draw nearly 2,000 attendees next month, pulling a healthy mix of technology decision makers from homebuilding companies, architect, design and integrator companies.

Registration data shows that most companies are planning on attending TBX in teams ranging in size from two to six co -workers, and consisting of executive management, CIOs, CTOs, vice presidents, and directors and managers from the purchasing, IT/MIS, sales & marketing and construction departments.

- -> Both high -volume and custom homebuilders are represented on the TBX pre -registrant list. Over 20% of registrants hail from companies doing annual revenues of $5 million or more

- -> Teams from 22 of the top 200 homebuilders in the nation are currently registered for TBX, representing combined annual housing revenues of more than $53 billion (source: Professional Builder's 2004 Builder Giant 400 list, www.houzingzone.com).

Jonathan Smoke, Sr. Vice President/CIO of Beazer Homes and a member of the TBX advisory council, states that "I am looking forward to the opportunity to network with my peers and partners at TBX while we all try to stay up -to -speed with trends and new technologies. Since this is the only event that's focused solely on technology for the home and the industry, it should be one of, if not the most, valuable events for homebuilding technology leaders."

Registrants are signing up to visit the 100+ exhibitors on the show floor, plus attend the keynotes, parties, networking events, 33 conference sessions and four full -day boot camps. Registration and complete event details are available online at http://www.tbxweb.com or by calling 800 -440 -2139.

About TBX
TecHome Builder Conference & Expo (TBX) is the first event dedicated to the technology needs of the homebuilding industry. Sponsored by market -leading TecHome Builder and Professional Builder magazines, TBX features the nation's most comprehensive education program and the largest, most diverse exhibit floor (100+ companies) covering home technology products (their selection, sales, design and marketing), as well as IT solutions for streamlining builder productivity and increasing profits. TBX is designed to benefit homebuilding company presidents, CFOs, CIOs, as well as vice presidents, directors and managers of purchasing, sales & marketing, MIS, IT, finance, design centers and construction. Builders are encouraged to bring partners in the TecHome building process like architects, integrators and designers.

About EH Events & Education (http://www.ehpub.com) EH Events & Education develops and produces world -class trade shows, conferences and events for technology industries. The group is staffed by talented, seasoned exposition professionals with expertise in operations, marketing, conference management, customer service, account management, strategic planning and the technology markets. EH Events & Education's Electronic House Expo (EHX) was named the fastest growing show in America by Tradeshow Week magazine in 2003, and both EHX Spring & Fall were named among the fastest 50 growing tradeshow by Tradeshow Week magazine in 2004.

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