2015 SIPA Annual Meeting & Conference

Join SIPA from March 30 through April 1, 2015 at the scenic Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Arizona to explore the cutting edge of sustainable construction with structural insulated panels (SIPs).  Located in the Catalina Mountains outside of Tucson, the resort offers canyon hiking, two swimming pools, a complete spa, lighted tennis courts, and two Tom Fazio-designed PGA golf courses. 

Tentative Agenda 

Monday – March 30th:  Arrivals/check-in; Sponsor booth set-up; SIPA Golf (12 – 5 pm); Welcome cocktail & golf awards (6 pm); Networking Dinner (6:45 pm)

Tuesday – March 31st:  (8 am start)

  • Welcome & Event Kickoff with President’s Message, 2014 Review & 2015 Perspectives
  • Plenary Sessions :
    • Struggles with High Performance Building: Wall/roof Options, Code Officials, Trades & Owners featuring leading regional homebuilder, Pepper Viner
    • Financing Solutions for High Performance Homes - Appraisals/Green Addendum
    • Brave “New” World of Digital Marketing: A Case Study
    • SIPs Industry Growth & Recovery with 2014 Survey Perspectives
    • Metro Area/City Focus "SIPs Marketing in a Box" Program Launch
    • Initiatives Spotlight Helping to Market SIPs: Design Guide, Build America, Mariposa Meadows and others
    • New 2012/15 Energy Codes: Meeting them with SIPs and Proving it with Modeling
    • AEC and SIPA Energy Modeling Partnership & Discount Program
    • State of the OSB Industry
  • Industry Partner Expo & Networking throughout  
  • SIPA Building Excellence Awards Dinner & Auction (7 pm)            

Wednesday – April 1st:  (8 am start)

  • Event Kick-off and President’s Welcome-back
  • Plenary session:  "More Effective Sales Begins with More Effective Words - New Vocabulary of High Performance" featuring Sam Rashkin, US Dept. of Energy
  • SIPA “Meet the Board” Candidates and Elections
  • Interactive SIPA Committee Meeting Sessions & Dialog & Project Updates
    • Manufacturing
    • Technical
    • Marketing
    • Supplier
    • Builder/Distributor
  • Event Closing (5:00 pm)

Thursday – April 2nd:  SIPA Board of Directors Meeting (8 am -noon)


Conference Pricing 


Member: $565
Additional Member: $490
Non-Member: $750
Additional Non-Member: $640
Spouse: $295 (This fee includes all meals)
Golf Tournament Fees:
Golf fee: $145
Club rentals: $45
Any registrations cancelled before March 1, 2015 will receive a 50% refund.
After March 15, 2015, registration fees will increase an extra 10%


Register Now

Reserve your hotel room today!

Sponsorship Opportunities!

Building Excellence Awards Application

Tell us about your project

Membership Maps

SIPA Events

Premier Sips
Timberline Panel Company
Acme Panel
Builder Link
Thermal Shell Homes
Foam Supplies Inc
Fischer Sips
R-Control Sips
Extreme Panel Technologies
Foard Panel