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Webinars with NADRA
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Are you getting the most out of your NADRA membership? Here are a couple questions to ask yourself:
  1. Is your NADRA profile page set up?
  2. Are your branded images on NADRA's online photo gallery?
  3. Is the NADRA logo on your website and marketing?
  4. Does your website have a deck safety section?
  5. Do you follow NADRA on Facebook?
  6. Are you aware of the education/certification opportunities for 2013?
If you answered "no" to any of these questions, you need to sit in on this session. Starting March 1, NADRA will be holding this weekly webinar. All you have to do is email and let us know you want to participate!

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Luxwood provides simple, easy to use design software when the bill of materials must match the design. Design a deck faster with Luxwood Design Tools than with any other system on the market today. Good graphics combined with flexibility, quick and easy revisions plus the ability to display the deck on a picture of your prospect's house make this an unparalleled selling tool for decks. MORE

Local NADRA Deck Competition! Get Involved
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Thank you in advance to WOLF, Mid-State Lumber and TREX who have already signed up for sponsorship of the 2013 New Jersey Deck Awards Dinner!
  • Become a sponsor of the New Jersey Chapter Deck Competition Awards Dinner: Sponsor form.
  • Register for New Jersey Chapter Awards Dinner: Register for dinner. Deadline is fast approaching!!!! Feb. 11.

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Heather Beaudry is getting married Saturday, Feb. 9! Congratulations and best wishes! You can send Heather and Ben your congratulations by clicking here!


Archadeck Outdoor Living launches 'Dream Backyard Makeover' Contest
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Is your backyard just run of the mill and nothing special? Not quite the oasis you would like? Are you not currently living your backyard dream? Then enter the Dream Backyard Makeover Contest for a chance to win a $70,000 backyard makeover. More

NyloDeck adds fade and stain warranty
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Building products manufacturer Nyloboard, LLC, announced the addition of a 25-Year Limited Residential Fade and Stain Warranty to its existing 25-Year Limited Residential Warranty for NyloDeck, the company's composite deck board brand. NyloDeck's warranty offerings, combined with its unique composition, great looks, performance and extensive third-party testing, reinforce its leading position among all available premium decking options. More

International Builder's Show — Virtual tour
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If you missed Show Village 2013 at IBS this year, you can still take a virtual tour of the homes and learn more about NyloDeck on the Aurora and BASF homes.

NAHB Announces Best of Show Product Winners at 2013 International Builders Show
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The National Association of Home Builders named the winners in its inaugural Best of IBS Awards during the 2013 International Builders Show in Las Vegas. Awards were given to exhibitors with a product or line that shows the best combination of design, functionality and innovation. More

Wanted: A new generation of lumberjacks
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After a decade of downsizing, Canada's forestry sector is gearing for a recruitment drive to attract young workers during an industry upswing. David Lindsay, president of the Forest Products Association of Canada, will formally kick off the campaign by delivering the keynote speech in Montreal to the PaperWeek Canada conference and job fair. More


Marketers to boost social ad spend in 2013
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Social media has long been synonymous with "owned" or "earned" media — the kind you don't actually pay for. But a new survey commissioned by Nielsen unit Vizu indicates that three-quarters of advertisers are spending on paid social advertising and nearly two-thirds plan to increase their social ad budgets this year. More

Getting your team emotionally engaged is half the leadership battle
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One big misconception otherwise promising managers have is the self-limiting belief that they have to choose between results and people. But fully half of great leadership is learning how to engage people emotionally — and it's something that can be learned. More

11 timeless quotes by famous CEOs    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The world of business may constantly evolve, but true principles never change. If you're aiming to pull ahead in 2013, here are a few quips from big-time CEOs about how to become — and stay — successful. More


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