Networking Events



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Location: Starr Pass Golf Course  |  Date & Time: Friday, March 17th at 12:30pm

The JW Marriott Starr Pass Tucson hotel is less than a mile from Starr Pass Golf Club, a 27-hole Arnold Palmer Signature Golf facility with a double-loaded driving range, rejuvenating 20,000-square-foot clubhouse and top-quality golf shop. Perfect your game while admiring the backdrop of natural mountain ranges.

Designed for all playing abilities, fun yet challenging, the MBI golf tournament is a great way to test your skill, network with peers, and win great prizes. We optimize your time on the course by pairing you with players from across the industry for this scramble format tournament. Your team will generally be made up of at least one manufacturer, dealer, and supplier of materials or services. Comparable overall team handicaps are also considered. Prizes are awarded for first, second, and third places, as well as for several challenges.

Course Address:
3645 W. Starr Pass Boulevard
Tucson, Arizona 85745 USA
Phone: +1-520-791-6270




Location: Ania Terrace | Date & Time: Friday, March 17th at 6:00pm

Don’t miss this year’s Opening Party! After you arrive, get ready to unwind with a who’s who list of commercial modular construction―all in a relaxed, casual, and fun atmosphere. Our Friday night reception will set the stage for a great convention with music, food, drinks, and networking. Mingle with old and new friends alike for a great opportunity to mix and mingle with the industry’s finest. 


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Location: Arizona Grand Ballroom | Date & Time: Saturday, March 18th from 2:00pm - 6:00pm &  Sunday, March 19th from 8:00am - 10:00am

There is simply no greater opportunity to reach manufacturers and dealers of commercial modular buildings than at World of Modular. MBI member manufacturers and dealers operate worldwide from locations in over 11 countries including Australia, Canada, Chile, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Members serve markets including general office, education, retail, hospitality, student and military housing, multifamily housing, healthcare, construction site, industrial, security and detention, and equipment and storage.

97% of attendees find the tradeshow to be a useful part of the convention with 86% saying they will purchase products or services from exhibiting companies. 43% of exhibitors say the quality of attendees-as-buyers improves annually and 68% rate World of Modular as the best or among the best tradeshows. 90% of attendees attend specifically to network with industry peers, 65% attend for education, & 60% attend for the tradeshow.

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Duel in the Desert: Win $10,000

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Date & Time: Saturday, March 18th at 6:00pm

MBI and sponsor Bard Manufacturing Co. are giving one lucky winner $10,000 in precious metals! Contestants will go one-on-one as they duel their way to the loot in a scene straight out of a western movie. Duel-in-the-Desert is a shootout complete with cowboy hats, oversized belt buckles, chaps, and of course replica guns inspired by the Old West. All registrants including attendees, exhibitors, and spouses are eligible for this Grand Prize giveaway. Finalists will be selected in a drawing to compete in this winner takes all duel to the death. *

* The grand prize is being offered by the MBI Educational Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit organization. No actual deaths will occur.



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Location: Tucson Ballroom A - F | Date & Time: Monday, March 20th at 6:00pm

The 100+ modular building entries in the MBI Awards of Distinction contest will be on display at World of Modular and will include interior and exterior photos, floorplans, and project information like market, location, size, and construction materials. Marketing piece entries will also be displayed, including websites, videos, and brochures.

Awards of Distinction, Volunteer-of-the-Year, Outstanding Achievement, and Hall of Fame awards are all given out at the banquet.

Awards Banquet sponsorships available! Learn more here.