November 2, 2022
Southeast Networking Event Update

We couldn't have asked for a better evening!

Heath Bowman summed it up perfectly when he wrote:

Last week was a blast with @nadrarocks 

Old friends and new friends alike had an awesome evening at the Governor's Gun Club for networking, dinner, and a good old-fashioned shooting contest.

With the top names in our business lending their expertise, the North American Deck and Rail Association is at the forefront of all things related to deck building, deck code, and innovation in the industry. Groups like this keep us plugged into the cutting edge of our work, learning about new products and new insights in our field. It's one of the ways that we stay at the top of our game.

If you're looking at getting a deck built, or are a deck builder looking for a new place to plug in, check out how NADRA can help you.

Big thanks to all our industry friends, old and new, for coming out and being a part of such a fun night!!

We hope to see you at our next event in Flemington, NJ! (See below for details)
Don't Miss NADRA's Holiday Northeast Networking Meeting

When: December 6, 2022
Where: Flemington, NJ

Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend! 

Is this your first time attending a NADRA event? Contact 
for your FREE entry code.

Event Sponsorships are available. Contact to secure your table. (More details are available on the event page)

Table Top Sponsorships to date:
Wolf Home Products
Key Link Fencing & Railing
Simpson Strong-Tie
2022 Deck for a Soldier® Update

NADRA Members in NJ need your help with our next Deck for a Soldier® build.

The NADRA 2022 Deck For A Soldier® Recipient, Frederick Redline, is a U.S. Navy Veteran of the Korean War serving on the aircraft carrier USS Oriskany. To learn more about Frederick Redline, click HERE. 

Can you help with this project?
To make a monetary pledge, volunteer time or contribute material, please click HERE. The local crew will use this money to purchase the items to fulfill material needs for the hero’s new ramp.

*Important Note: This is a program for current NADRA members. To continue and make a pledge, you must be a current member of NADRA. Join NADRA Now. 
NADRA's National+ Deck Competition is Opening on November 9th, 2022!

The competition is open to current members of NADRA. Now is a great time to join (or renew). We have not raised our dues in 16 years!!!

The Official 2022 Handbook will be emailed to members in the coming days. Be on the lookout!

Follow @NADRARocks on social media to hear more about new categories, deadlines, and more!
2023 NADRA Summit:

Join us for the NADRA Summit at the Sheraton Sand Key Resort - March 29th - 31st, 2023!

  • Welcome Party - Wednesday Evening 3/29/23
  • Industry Education - Morning session - (TBA) - Thursday 3/30/23
  • Cocktails and Awards Dinner - 6 PM Thursday 3/30/23
  • Additional Event (TBA), NADRA Olympics & Luncheon - Friday 3/31/23

We Look Forward to Seeing You at ​NADRA's Booth #8344
Dive In & Deck Out! NADRA Members who attend PSP/DeckExpo receive FREE entry to Exhibits. Use Promo Code: NADR299. Learn more about registration packages HERE.

November 14th
LVCC West Hall
Room 108-109

8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Deck Evaluation & Inspection

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Start With the End in Mind

Register HERE

November 15th
1:00 pm

Join us for
NADRA Happy Hour
NADRA's Booth #8344

Meet & Greet fellow members,
your NADRA board of directors
and staff!

November 15th
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Mingle, Food & Drink
Registration is required,
and is included with all NADRA education registrations!
West Hall Terrace (Upstairs)

November 16th
9:00 am

Code Committee Update
10:00 am

LVCC West Hall
Room 108-109
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NADRA Partners with the Wizard of Wood to Add New On-Demand Education

Two Wizard of Wood’s online wood restoration courses are now available on NADRA’s website.

The Wood Restoration Basic course, which covers the A-Z of wood restoration, and Wood Restoration Advance, which covers wood restoration AND the business aspects including marketing, branding, pricing and estimating.

“This is a great opportunity for both companies and an excellent way to cement the Wizard of Wood as my brand.” says Everett Abrams, the “wizard” behind the “Wizard of Wood”. “I’m excited to see how this partnership will flourish.”...Read More
Decks Done Right
Completion Certificate Class

December 9th & December 16th
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
EST - Live Webinar

10 hour, two-part series (each day 5 hours) via LIVE zoom webinar, presented by Jim Mailey
NADRA's Deck Evaluation / Inspection Certification Class

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
EDT - Live Webinar

ICC approved for .40 Credits. AIBD, ASHI, and InterNACHI approved for
4 CEU's.
Open Air Cabana by SummerSpace®
You Built It, Now Shade It.
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MoistureShield News: MoistureShield a signature composite decking brand at Oldcastle APG, today introduced new Solid Core™ Composite Series Railing and Compass™ Series Aluminum Railing that adds a contemporary, sophisticated look to any deck design...Read More
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Matte black can bring a touch of style and sophistication to any home. For that reason, it’s a popular choice when it comes to interior decor. But why not extend that matte black pizzazz to your outdoor space as well? Whether you want to add interest to your deck with picture framing deck...Read More
Fast Company

When you are founding your first business, there are so many lessons to absorb—particularly when it comes to hiring the right staff members to ease the workload, so you can focus on your strengths...Read More
4 Tips to Find Balance in Leadership and Life

Central to the mindset of most entrepreneurs is converting an idea, invention, passion or hobby into a business that fills consumer needs and makes a profit along the way, which seems like an ideal way to...Read More
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