World of Modular is the Modular Building Institute's Annual Convention & Tradeshow

Join hundreds of modular construction professionals for our 38th annual World of Modular in San Diego, California! For nearly 40 years, the Modular Building Institute (MBI) has provided professionals in the commercial modular building industry a place to network, exchange ideas, learn from experts, discuss issues, display new products, and receive well-deserved awards and industry recognition. Join us for high-profile speakers, top-notch educational sessions, exhibits, the latest trends in commercial modular construction, entertainment, and more!


World of Modular is an open forum for anyone interested in the modular construction industry. For suppliers of building products, services, and financing, MBI’s signature trade show remains the best place to reach manufacturers and dealers of commercial modular buildings from all over the world.


Registration info coming soon.




Top 5 Reasons to Attend in 2021


Interest in prefab and modular construction is at an all-time high, and World of Modular offers a once-a-year opportunity to get your company in front of the industry’s most successful and influential members.

  1. Connect directly with MBI’s staff, directors, and members to learn how MBI can help your company succeed.
  2. Network with more than 1000 modular builders, developers, contractors, architects, dealers, and equipment/service suppliers.
  3. Industry experts will be talking about hot topics like best practices, crisis response, lean construction, the integration of modular and site-built, passive house, LEED, net zero, and more.
  4. Learn more about the rapidly growing modular construction sector, including education, multifamily, hospitality, health care, components, government, workforce housing, and more.
  5. Our 2020 convention was our highest-rated World of Modular yet, and 2021 is shaping up to be even BETTER!







Discounted Guestrooms

MBI has arranged discounted guest rooms at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel. Details forthcoming.

Note: You are responsible for making your own hotel and travel arrangements. Please make reservations early.