NIA's August 2017 E-News Bulletin

NIA's Fall Summit 2017 is just around the corner and the registration deadline is Monday, August 28! Join us September 12-13, in Houston, Texas, at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Speakers include:
  • U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry (invited)
  • FMI Corporation's Michael Clancy
  • Auman, Mahan & Furry's Director Doug Jenks
  • Specialized industry experts: 6 of the 9 committee meetings will have forum-style speakers and panels
August Deadlines and Quick Links
August 28: NIA's Fall Summit Registration Deadline
August 28: Hotel Registration Deadline
August 28: Fall IEAP Registration Deadline
Click here for the schedule of events

Plan Your Itinerary: Make the most of your week and arrive on Monday, September 11, for pre-Fall Summit education and a networking reception. Extend your stay and attend NIA's Fall Insulation Energy Appraisal Program (IEAP) class on September 13-14.

Book Your Hotel: The Marriott Marquis Houston hotel reservation deadline is 2:00 p.m. ET on August 28. The discounted rate of $219 per night, plus state and local taxes, is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Click here for hotel information.

Click here to register and for more information
Update Your Company's Directory Listing by August 7 

Make sure your company's info is current! Update forms for NIA's 2018 Buyer's Guide: Insulation Products & Providers were mailed to the primary representative of each NIA member company in July. To ensure the accuracy of your company's information in the directory and online, please complete the form and return it to NIA no later than Monday, August 7.

The annual membership directory is distributed to all NIA members, almost 10,000 insulation end users, and contains important contact and general information about all NIA member companies. Thank you for your membership and support of NIA!

Email for more information

Maximize Your Travel and Training Budget: The Fall Insulation Energy Appraisal Program (IEAP) training course is taking place immediately following NIA's Fall Summit in Houston. Discounted pricing is available to members who register for both events. For more information, email

Dates: September 13-14, 2017
Location: George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas
Deadline: Register by Monday, August 28, 2017

Click here to register
Expand Your Digital Reach with NIA   

NIA has advertising opportunities in:
  • Email communications;
  • The digital edition of NIA News;
  • The monthly E-News Bulletin; and
  • On our new website for as little as $500.

Magazine authors can place permanent company/product ads in their online articles for $1,000. Contact for details. 

Product Spotlight: Mechanical Insulation
Installation Video Series
on Vimeo

Available for streaming on Vimeo, the Mechanical Insulation Installation Video Series provides a general overview, safety precautions, and video demonstrations of mechanical industry installation applications.

Vimeo On Demand is an online video rental website and is a great option for members that no longer use DVDs or who want to train large groups at several locations and branches.

The non-member pricing is listed on Vimeo and members must use their NIA Member Promo Code to get the reduced price. Contact Kristin DiDomenico at to get yours.

NIA Members can stream the installation videos for $25 per video title for a 30-day rental, or $230 for all 7 videos for a 6-month rental by using their promo code. Non-members can stream these videos for $90 per video for a 30-day rental, or $880 for all 7 videos for a 6-month rental.

Visit NIA's Vimeo On Demand training portal
Key Dates and Deadlines

August 8, 2017
Technical Information Committee
NIA's Office, Reston, VA, and via GoToMeeting
Contact Julie McLaughin to register

August 28, 2017
NIA's Fall Summit, Hotel Reservation, and IEAP Registration Deadlines

September 12-13, 2017

George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

September 13-14, 2017
NIA's Fall IEAP Course
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

October 18, 2017
Metal Building Insulation Seminar
12:00-3:00 p.m.
Las Vegas, Nevada
Contact Caitlyn Freitas for details

October 19, 2017
Metal Building Laminators Committee Meeting
Las Vegas, Nevada
Contact Caitlyn Freitas for details

April 18-20, 2018*

NIA's 63 rd Annual Convention, Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL
*Please note the new Wednesday - Friday schedule.

July 10-11, 2018
July Board of Directors Meeting (Closed Meeting)
Palm Beach, Florida

November 14-15, 2018
Fall Summit 2018
MGM National Harbor, Oxon Hill, MD (outside of Washington, DC)

For more information on NIA events, please email

Click here for the NIA Calendar of Events
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