NIA's March 2017 E-News Bulletin

There's still time to join us for NIA's 62nd Annual Convention in Phoenix, Arizona, March 29 - April 1, 2017: Pre-event registration ends Wednesday, March 22. This meeting happens only once a year and attracts hundreds of attendees from all segments of the mechanical insulation industry for education and networking. Click here to view the latest attendee list. Click here to view the schedule.
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National Ladder Safety Month Video
National Ladder Safety Month Video
The American Ladder Institute (ALI) is sponsoring the first-ever National Ladder Safety Month to bring heightened awareness to the importance of the safe use of ladders through resources, training, and a national dialogue.

The ALI awareness campaign precedes OSHA's annual National Fall Protection Stand-Down, which is May 8-12.

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Become a Certified Insulation Energy Appraiser in 2017
NIA's Insulation Energy Appraisal Program (IEAP) training course dates are:

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Spring IEAP Course
Dates: May 9-10, 2017
Location: Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare-Rosemont, Chicago, Illinois
Deadline: Register by Monday, April 24, 2017

Fall IEAP Course
Dates: September 13-14, 2017
Location: George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas
Deadline: Register by Monday, August 28, 2017
Note: NIA's Fall Summit is taking place September 12-13, 2017, at the same location. Discounted pricing is available for individuals who register for both events.

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Registration is now open for NIA's Fall Summit 2017, 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 that includes topical speakers, open committee meetings, tailored industry sessions, and networking opportunities to develop new business relationships. Customize your week with pre-Fall Summit training sessions, the reception on September 11, and NIA's Insulation Energy Appraisal Program (IEAP) class on September 13-14.

NIA's Fall Summit attendees will also have access to Reed Exhibitions' Insulation Expo (IEX) USA, the North American trade show for the mechanical insulation industry. For more information about exhibiting at IEX USA, please visit or contact Reed Sales Manager Mark Swagerty at or 203-840-5847.

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Product Spotlight: Mechanical Insulation
Installation Video Series

The Mechanical Insulation Installation Video Series provides a general overview, safety precautions, and video demonstrations of mechanical industry applications in DVD format. Available as an all-inclusive compilation DVD or as 7 single-title DVDs, the series is a great resource for the mechanical insulation industry, as well as end-user customers and others who are interested in mechanical insulation best practices. The Spanish version is also available as an all-inclusive compilation DVD. Visit NIA's Online Store or email for additional details and pricing information.  
Key Dates and Deadlines

March 22, 2017
Convention Pre-Registration Deadline

March 29-April 1, 2017
NIA's 62nd Annual Convention, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Phoenix, AZ

May 9-10, 2017
NIA's Spring IEAP Course
Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare-Rosemont, Chicago, IL

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

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

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