August 24, 2022
Join Us For Our Next NADRA Event in Georgia!

Save the Date: Thursday, October 20, 2022

Step outside your comfort zone and attend a meeting. You never know how a simple meeting of the minds can impact your success.

Agenda to include: 
  • DeckExpo Information
  • 2022 National+ Deck Competition & Awards Update
  • Code Update
  • Learn how to become a member of NADRA & what the benefits are

Members & Non-Members are welcome to attend! Not a member of NADRA? If this is your first time attending a NADRA event, email to request a promo code for FREE entry! 

Table Top Sponsorships are available, email to reserve your spot:
  • Table at event
  • Opportunity to speak for up to 5 minutes
  • Opportunity to supply handouts, and bring small product tabletop display

Stay tuned for more information.
SPONSORED CONTENT: Digger Specialties, Inc.
It’s Your View ~ Enjoy it with Westbury® Veranda Glass Railing

Veranda Glass Railing creates a phenomenal viewing area. The crystal-clear design incorporates full glass panels into a classic 2-rail system. Whether the view includes trees, water, mountains, or a landscaped backyard, Veranda allows you to enjoy your view while providing the security of full railing sections. Discover More
Live Webinars:
NADRA's Deck Evaluation / Inspection Certification Class

Saturday, September 10, 2022
from 8 am - 12:00 pm EDT - Live Webinar

Continued education approved for InterNACHI, AIBD, ASHI and ICC CEU's
Glenn Mathewson's Behind the Scenes of Sizing Beams

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm EDT - Live Webinar

FREE FOR NADRA MEMBERS. Click this direct link (with embedded coupon) to register.
On-Demand Education:
Master Deck Professional CODE Certification

Earn your Master Deck Professional – CODE Certification with NADRA – fees apply for certification. A Four-Part Series, provided by Building Code College.
How to Build a Free Standing Deck 

Learn how to properly design, frame, and build a code-compliant freestanding deck, and take these skills onsite from start to finished product with expert builder and craftsman Mike Guertin.

NADRA PreConference Education: All NADRA Members who register for NADRA classes held on 11/14/22 will receive a promo code to attend DeckExpo exhibits, the Welcome Party, BBQ Bash, all “deck” related education and all Show Floor Education (Deck Education Pass) for FREE. 

NADRA Deck Evaluation/Inspection Certification and-or Secrets to Build Predictable Profitable Growth
Monday, November 14, 2022

NADRA’s Deck Evaluation/Inspection Certification Program
Continued education approved for InterNACHI, AIBD, ASHI and ICC CEU's
Monday, November 14, 2022

Start With The End In Mind: Secrets to Build Predictable Profitable Growth Presented By: Chris & Amy Breen – Legacy Decks Academy
NOTE: These classes are in-person and being held at LVCC - West Hall, 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
All NADRA Members who register for NADRA classes held 11/14/22 will receive a promo code to attend DeckExpo exhibits, the Welcome Party, BBQ Bash, and all “deck” related education (Deck Education Pass) for FREE.
Pergola Planner Software
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Unbeatable Workwear, Since 1922

In 1922, Dickies was founded to make unbeatable workwear. Over the last 100 years, we've remained true to that vision.

Click HERE to receive your 20% NADRA discount.
CAMO News: Canada has a long history of actively celebrating outdoor living, at home and cottage, and one of the focal points is often a deck with all the comforts of the indoors. Achieving fast, efficient and safe deck installations, minus the unsightly and hazardous surface fasteners, CAMO has become a popular...Read More

Simpson Strong-Tie News: Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced the recipients of its Student Scholarship, part of the company’s Strong-Tie Undergraduate Fellowship program, for the 2022-2023 academic year. The 100 scholarship recipients...Read More

MoistureShield News: Oldcastle APG’s MoistureShield® Vision® Capped Composite Decking in Cold Brew is featured in Qualified Remodeler Magazine’s 2022 Remodelers’ Choice: 100 Most Requested Products. Items showcased on the publication’s “100 Most Requested Products” list are selected by...Read More

FastenMaster News: FastenMaster, a division of OMG, Inc., has launched a newly reimagined online destination for pro contractors at The new site has been designed from the ground up to provide professional contractors, specifiers, engineers, and framers with quick access to product information...Read More
FEATURED ARTICLE: Fortress Building Products

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Fortress Building Products
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Construction Industry Emission Targets Demand Electric Machines, Says IDTechEx

Many major construction firms are now publishing both medium-term and long-term targets to reduce their contribution to greenhouse gas emissions, outlining their commitment to...Read More 
BlueTape Raises $55 Million

BlueTape, a payments and financing provider for the construction industry, today announced the closing of a $50 million debt funding led by Arcadia Funds and a $5 million seed round led by Chicago Ventures. Other investors include construction...Read More.
PSP/Deck Expo Keynote Panelists Will Highlight Trends and Expectations Heading into Next Year

Leaders from key manufacturers will discuss current trends and future expectations as part of a new event at the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, co-located with Deck Expo (PSP/Deck Expo). The special event Keynote: CEO Panel will kick-off PSP/Deck Expo and bring professionals together for a phenomenal learning experience.

PSP/Deck Expo takes place November 12–17, 2022, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Pre-show education occurs November 12–14, with the main conference education and Expo Hall happening November 15–17. The event is put on by Informa Markets, the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), and the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA)...Read More
By Bill Hall, Forbes Councils

Strategic thinking training has become an important component of today’s corporate leadership development training program, but rapidly developing strategic thinking capability within the workforce can be exceptionally challenging. Why?...Read More
1 Question Every Boss Should Ask Themself And What To Do Once You Have The Answer
By Tommy Mello, A1 Garage Door

Would you work for a boss who's exactly like you? 

If you would, great. If you wouldn't, it's not the end of the world. 

The question made me think of the ways I would need to...Read More
Five Tips For Building an Effective Business Strategy
By Phill SlaterInstitution News Team

A strategy refers to the goals an organization, or team, has and the methods used in order to achieve them.
It addresses a number of key questions, including: 
  1. What goals will be achieved over a defined period of time?
  2. How will these goals be...Read More
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