NIA's February 2019 E-News Bulletin
NIA Has Moved and Is Ready to Welcome the TIC!


We are happy to report that NIA is in our new office in Herndon, Virginia! For the convenience of our members, we are very close to Dulles International Airport if you are visiting us for meetings.

The first committee to hold a meeting in NIA's new space is the Technical Information Committee (TIC) on February 14. If you are interested in joining the TIC meeting, either in-person or virtually, please email Julie McLaughlin .

For your records, our new address is: 
National Insulation Association
516 Herndon Parkway, Suite D
Herndon, VA 20170
 
Our websites, phone and fax numbers, staff extensions, and email addresses all remain the same.

Phone: 703-464-6422
Fax: 703-464-5896
General email: niainfo@insulation.org

If we can be of service, please do not hesitate to contact us!
New OSHA Recordkeeping Rule

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a new final rule on recordkeeping requirements for all employers. Click here to read a time-sensitive update from NIA legal counsel regarding the changes and important upcoming deadlines.
 
Click here to read more.
Ready for Relief from the Polar Vortex? It's Better at Convention in the Bahamas!
 
Here's one way to cope with the polar vortex: stay indoors and make a plan now to join fellow members in the warm and sunny Bahamas for NIA's 64th Annual Convention, April 3-5, 2019, at the tropical resort Grand Hyatt Baha Mar! The early-bird registration deadline is just over a month away on March 4, 2019. Additional discounts are available for NIA member companies who send multiple registrants, as well as new discounts for children.
 
Key Convention Deadlines
Quick Links:
 
NIA has a variety of event and digital sponsorship opportunities available, including brand new packages! Questions? Contact Erin Penberthy.  
Save the Date for 4 New Webinars!

Explore topics that are critical for you and your business from the comfort of your office. Registration will be open soon, and now NIA webinars are free for members!
  • New Tax Legislation for Businesses, Thursday, March 14, 2019 (1:00-2:00 p.m. ET)
  • Need for Thermal Insulation Inspectors, Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (1:00-2:00 p.m. ET)
  • The New OSHA Silica Standard, Thursday, June 6, 2019 (1:00-2:00 p.m. ET)
  • IT Best Practices to Protect Your Business Thursday, October 17, 2019 (1:00-2:00 p.m. ET)
Interested in sponsoring one of these webinars or scheduling a product-focused webinar? Email Erin Penberthy for details.

Click here for webinar presenters and more details.
Poll: Submit Your Questions about the State of the Industry

Once a year, Insulation Outlook magazine publishes a double issue with a wide variety of forecasts and perspectives on the state of our industry.

What do you want to know? Submit your question and we will ask our experts to get several solutions for you.

Click here to take the poll.

Email a question or suggestion.
Insulation Outlook: Add Your Company's Perspective

It's not too late to become a digital or print package advertiser in 2019! Click here to view the 2019 Media Kit and contact Rob and Justin today at ads@insulation.org.
 
  March Issue: Building Envelope
Insulation Outlook is focusing on building envelope for the first time! Submit your product for our Special Section: Building Envelope Product Guide to editor@insulation.org.
Last chance: contact us to participate!

April/May Issue: State of the Industry
Special double state-of-the industry issue with bonus distribution at NIA's Annual Convention.
Don't miss out on the biggest issue of the year!

Contact Rob and Justin today to review available opportunities at ads@insulation.org.
Thank You Early-Bird Insulation Outlook Package Advertisers!

NIA would like to extend our thanks to the 2019 Insulation Outlook early-bird package advertisers! It's not too late to sign up and start marketing your product. Please contact ads@insulation.org for opportunities.

Premier 12
  • Access Plug Flange, Inc. 
  • Johns Manville
  • Knauf Insulation, Inc.
  • Polyguard Products, Inc.
  • Rock Wool Manufacturing Co.
Preferred 7
  • Armacell
  • Extol of Ohio, Inc.
  • Midwest Fasteners, Inc.
  • Performance Contracting, Inc.
  • Proto Corporation
Select 4   
  • Distribution International, Inc.
  • Specialty Products & Insulation
  • Ideal Products of America, LP
  • iSave Team
  • ITW Insulation Systems
  • K-FLEX USA, LLC
  • MFM Building Products Corp.
  • No Sweat Valve Wraps, Inc.
Product Spotlight: NIA's Newly Updated  
Safety Handbooks for Insulation Workers and
Distributors & Fabricators    
NIA's pocket-sized safety handbooks offer practical tips for contractors and workers looking to maintain a safe working environment. New sections include heat-illness prevention, fall protection, and distracted driving. Both handbooks contain English and Spanish versions of the text.   
 
NIA Members: 1-25 Copies, $4/each; 26+ Copies, $3/each.
Non-members: 1-25 Copies, $8/each; 26+ Copies, $6/each.
 
Key Dates
 
Click here to renew your 2019 NIA membership dues. Please contact membership@insulation.org for login information. 

February 14, 2019
Technical Information Committee Virtual Winter Meeting

February 19, 2019
Young Professional Advisory Committee Winter Conference Call

March 14, 2019
1:00-2:00 p.m. ET

April 3-5, 2019
NIA's 64th Annual Convention
Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, Nassau, Bahamas

May 21-22, 2019
Insulation Industry National Policy Conference & Capitol Hill Fly-In
Washington, DC

November 6-7, 2019
Fall Summit 2019
MGM National Harbor, National Harbor, Maryland (outside of Washington, DC)

April 15-17, 2020
NIA's 65 th Annual Convention

For more information on NIA events, please email events@insulation.org.

Click here for the NIA Calendar of Events
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