NIA's May 2017 E-News Bulletin

NIA's Board of Directors voted unanimously at its recent meeting during NIA's 62 nd Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, to make 3 amendments to the NIA Bylaws. The changes include:
  • Allowing Associate (Manufacturer) members to be nominated and hold office within the association;
  • Allowing Active members to vote on Regional Insulation Association Board representatives; and
  • Recognizing the newly formed Young Professional Advisory Committee (YPAC) as a NIA operating committee.
The NIA Bylaws are always available for member review on the Members Only section of
Click here to read more. Please contact for details or with any questions.

Have you recently seen a good speaker? Want to learn more about a certain topic? Email with your speaker or topic suggestions.

Customize your week with training sessions before the meeting and/or NIA's Insulation Energy Appraisal Program (IEAP) class afterward on September 13-14.

NIA's Fall Summit 2017 is taking place September 12-13 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. NIA's Fall Summit is our annual members-only event. Click here to learn more.
Insulation Outlook Ad Deal

Special Promotion: Sign up for a Preferred 7 package before the June issue of Insulation Outlook and get free ads in 2017, plus a $2,000 digital ad credit, and a free MTL Product Catalog listing! Contact for details and pricing.

Upcoming Insulation Outlook Features  


To be featured with an ad or an article, contact for details. Upcoming issue includes:  

  • Insulated pipe supports: a special issue with articles from NIA member companies
    • Email us to submit your article or place your pipe support product ad
  • A detailed technical look at insulation installation
  • Commercial projects
  • The special Fall Summit/IEX issue
50% Off New Member Promotion

Let's Grow Together: Help NIA spread the word that joining NIA is a good thing! From June 1 until July 7, companies can join NIA for 50% off the normal dues rate and receive full benefits through December 31, 2017.

If you have any questions about this promotion or would like to suggest a new member for staff to contact, please email the company name and contact information to (This promotion is available to companies who are first-time members of NIA.)

Click here for more details

NIA is proud to announce that our new website was recently honored in min's Best of the Web for Redesign/Relaunch, which recognizes exceptional work in the digital space. NIA was the only non-profit or association finalist for this website category. The category was won by the National Geographic Society, and other finalists included Allure, Kiplinger, and SELF. NIA's website had previously won the bronze award in Association Trends' website redesign category.

Learn more about NIA's recent awards

Registration is now open for NIA's Fall Insulation Energy Appraisal Program (IEAP) training course, which is taking place immediately following NIA's Fall Summit. 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

NIA's Fall Summit 2017 attendees will have access to Reed Exhibitions' Insulation Expo (IEX) USA. For more information about exhibiting, please visit or contact Reed Sales Manager Mark Swagerty at or 203-840-5847.

Product Spotlight: Newly Updated
Safety Handbook for Insulation Worker

Available for pre-order now, the pocket-sized Safety Handbook for Insulation Workers offers practical tips for workers looking to maintain a safe working environment. New sections include heat-illness prevention, fall protection, and distracted driving. The handbook contains both English and Spanish versions of the text.

Email to pre-order yours today!
Key Dates and Deadlines

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

September 12-13, 2017

NIA's Fall Summit 2017
Reed Exhibitions' Insulation Expo (IEX) USA
George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

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

April 18-20, 2018*

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

March 27-29, 2019
NIA's 64 th Annual Convention, Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa, Lahaina, HI

For more information on NIA events, please email

Click here for the NIA Calendar of Events
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