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Learn more about the Legacy Collection, with its earthy hardwood looks and rich undulating grains.
View NADRA's 2014 Deck Competition online photo gallery and vote!
Golf with friends in Baltimore on Oct. 21
To kick off NADRA’s 10th Anniversary Celebration at the DeckExpo in Baltimore this year, you’re invited to join us at Mountain Branch Golf Course for a FUN FILLED afternoon (1 p.m.) on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 which includes:
- Transportation from NADRA’s Hotel headquarters (Days Inn)
- Round of Golf
- Chance to win $25K for hole-in-one
- Chance to win at 3 closest to the pin, 2 longest drives and one hole in one
NADRA National Elections held at Annual Meeting, Oct. 24, 8:30 am
NADRA National Elections to be held at the 2014 NADRA Annual Meeting during DeckExpo in Baltimore on Friday, Oct. 24, at 8:30 a.m.
Here is a list of the 2014 Nominees that are running and re-running for a position on the Board:
Please join us for our 2014 Annual Meeting where you will vote for your new board. If you cannot attend the meeting, you will have the opportunity to cast your ballot by visiting the NADRA booth (2201) and during the dinner awards. Just ask NADRA staff where you can get your official member ballot.
- Kirk Hammond, Arch, a Lonza Company -re-running
- Bob Lett, Wolf Building Products -re-running
- Bobby Parks, Peachtree Decks & Porches -re-running
- Rick Schumacher, LBM Journal -re-running
- David Raught, Great Southern Wood -re-running
- John Burkhart, Westech -New Nominee
- Chris Kollwitz, Viance -New Nominee
- Heath Bowman, Southeastern Underdeck Systems -New Nominee
NADRA Annual Meeting
When: Friday, October 24, 8:30am
Where: Baltimore Convention Center – Room 320 (map)
Description: We’re all in this together. Join us Friday morning, October 24th in room 320 for NADRA’s Annual Meeting. This is a great way to meet and get to know other members that belong to NADRA. Learn more and RSVP here.
Bios for nominees can be found here.
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NADRA Atlanta Chapter Meeting: Oct. 28
Please join us at the IVY for the fun activities planned for the night. We are so appreciative that Universal Forest Products is the evening sponsor, and look forward to learning about Deckoraters. Please remember to bring a friend and lets have some fun! Hope to see you there! You can check out more details and register right here online: Click here.
Fiberon teams up with Taiga Building Products
In partnership with Taiga Building Products, Fiberon Decking will expand its distribution in the California market.
Taiga Building Products is a leading wholesale distributor for building materials. With an eye on the most cost-effective solutions for their customers, Taiga Building Products consistently looks for new ways to provide stellar customer services.
CertainTeed's Integrity Roofing System shines in the latest 2013 Living Spaces Facebook Home Makeover Video Contest webisode
The fifth installment in the CertainTeed 2013 Living Spaces Facebook Home Makeover Video Contest webisode series delves into the CertainTeed Integrity Roof System, designed to provide optimum performance regardless of weather conditions. The system consists of WinterGuard and DiamondDeck underlayments that offer long-term roof protection in conjunction with SwiftStart starter shingles and CedarCrest hip and ridge shingle caps.
Wood being reinvented in modern architecture
Emerging wood technologies will revolutionize the way our cities are built, says acclaimed Vancouver, B.C., architect Michael Green in a new video series. Wood is part of the solution to many of today's challenges, from greenhouse gas emissions to an increasing need for urban housing and tall commercial structures.
Outdoor space ranks at top of homeowners' list
As the economy improves and homeowners get more comfortable with spending a little extra money upgrading their homes, it’s no surprise the single, most-popular home improvement is the outdoor living space.
In the recently released Home Design Trends Survey by the American Institute of Architects, more homeowners said they want to add or improve an outdoor living space like a patio, porch or outdoor kitchen than any other kind of room.
Inspiration for the perfect outdoor living room
The Huffington Post
We've fallen in love with everything about outdoor lounging, courtyard entertaining and al fresco dining.
When styling an outdoor oasis, we like to start with finding inspiration from beautiful spaces that are hitting the mark on outdoor chic. Let these images be your guide to creating the perfect space.
Why content marketing is so valuable for small business owners
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While not a new concept, content marketing is a fairly new term and there is a reason it is all the rage these days. It is incredibly valuable for small business owners and, with a little creativity, can level the playing field between small businesses and big name brands.
Content marketing can include articles, blog posts, videos, press releases, direct mail pieces, infographics, webinars and many other content-driven tactics.
HubSpot CEO discusses the new approach to online marketing
By Marc Wayshak
In 2006, Brian Halligan co-founded HubSpot, an inbound marketing software company that he touts as the accessible solution for "normal" marketing guys like himself. In addition to serving as HubSpot's CEO since the company's inception, Halligan is a senior lecturer at MIT, the author of two books on marketing strategy and a 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. He sat down to talk about the impetuses for HubSpot and its relevancy to the current online marketing field, as well as to offer some advice for marketers trying to stay afloat in the ever-shifting tides of the digital world.
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