July 15, 2019
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Lauren Willett
(312) 673-4891
NBMDA Will Unite the Distribution Channel at AWFS 
CHICAGO - The North American Building Material Distribution Association (NBMDA) is a participating organization of the 2019 Association of Woodworking and Furnishing Suppliers (AWFS) Fair, taking place July 17-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. AWFS brings together more than 300 distribution channel professionals to expand their network of contacts and learn about trends impacting the cabinet, millwork and furniture markets.

While at the AWFS Fair, NBMDA will once again host a Networking Reception for distribution executives and their supplier partners. This highly anticipated social function, taking place Thursday, July 18 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. held within the Las Vegas Convention Center, attracts more than 300 distribution channel professionals to expand their network of contacts, deepen their relationships with current partners and meet potential new suppliers. RSVP is required for access. 

NBMDA also uses the event to bring members up to date on current education programs and research services, as well as plans for the NBMDA Annual Convention in November.

Thank you to our supplier gold education donors for supporting the Networking Reception: 

Berenson Corp.
Blum Inc.
Columbia Forest Products
Formica Corp.
Gemini Coatings
Grass USA
Hartson-Kennedy Cabinet Top Co.
Milesi Wood Coatings
M.L. Campbell
Panolam Surface Systems
Roseburg Forest Products
Timber Products
VT Industries
Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces

"NBMDA is excited to participate in AWFS again in 2019. This event provides our members with valuable mid-year touchpoint to connect with each other and learn about trends impacting various parts of the country. Members can return to their business with knowledge on the latest trends as well as new industry contacts," said NBMDA Executive Director Kevin Gammonley.

NBMDA staff and volunteer leaders will be at booth #6619 to meet with members and prospective members on the show floor. 

For more information, visit or contact NBMDA Headquarters at 312.321.6845.


NBMDA is a trade association representing the leading wholesale distributors of wood panels, surfacing materials, cabinet hardware, finishes and related interior products. Membership is comprised of distributors and suppliers that serve the independent building material, and kitchen and bath dealer as well as those that serve production companies involved in cabinetry, architectural woodwork, stock woodwork, store fixtures, solid surface fabricating, plastics fabricating, general and specialty woodworking industries.


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