Annual Institute for Building Officials

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  • Date: January 2020
  • Location: Earle Brown Heritage Center
  • For:  Architects, building, electrical, elevator, engineers, fire, housing, manufactured home installers, mechanical, permit technicians, plumbing, and residential building contractors

Continue your education and get up-to-date information on Minnesota code rules and amendments, best practices for inspection and code administration, innovative products on the market, and useful professional development skills.

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College of Continuing and Professional Studies, University of Minnesota

Program & Continuing Education Credits

Program at a Glance (click to view full program by track)

Continuing Education Credits

The University of Minnesota will be applying for the State of Minnesota continuing education credit for all of the sessions at this year’s Institute. Credits will be posted online as we receive them.


The early daily fee for the Institute is $130 per day for registrations received by December 12, 2018 and $140 per day for registrations received on or after December 13.  Note: a few specialty classes may have higher registration fees.

The daily registration fee includes instruction, handout materials, parking, continental breakfast, lunch, and refreshment breaks.

Use the online registration form when paying by credit card. When you need the registration fee billed directly to your organization, use the paper registration form and fax or mail it with a purchase order to the address shown on the form.


If you need to cancel your registration, a refund—minus $30 cancellation fee—will be issued if you provide written notice by December 12, 2018. Cancellations after this date will be ineligible for a refund.

Location and Accommodations

The Annual Institute for Building Officials will take place at the Earle Brown Heritage Center, 6155 Earle Brown Dr, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430. Free parking is available.


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 6300 Earle Brown Heritage Center. The discounted group rate of $109 per night is valid until December 14, 2018. You can book one of three ways:

  1. Register on your group's personalized reservation page.
  2. Go to the hotel website, enter in the dates of stay, and then select ‘add special rate code’. In the ‘Group Code’ box, enter the following: AIB.
  3. Call 763-560-2700 or 800-Embassy, and let them know you need to make a reservation in the Annual Institute for Building Officials block, group code AIB.

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