NIA's October 2018 E-News Bulletin
Recommend a New Member by October 12

Let's Grow Together!
If you know of a company that could benefit from becoming a member of NIA, now is a great time to join! Now through October 12, first-time member companies can join NIA and receive 15 months of membership through 2019 for the price of 12!

Visit the Membership page on NIA's website, which includes a membership video with information about the benefits of belonging, testimonials from current members, and eligibility requirements. For more information, please contact Kristin V. DiDomenico at 703-464-6422, ext. 115, or email

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Deadline Extended for 2019 Buyer's Guide: Insulation Products & Providers

Promote your business to 12,000 industry buyers when you advertise in NIA's 2019 Buyer's Guide: Insulation Products & Providers. This is the last chance to secure your advertising spot in the only comprehensive listing of insulation products, accessories, and services featuring the entire supply chain.

To place your ad next to your company listing or next to the product guide , please contact Rob and Justin today at

Two Deadlines this Month for NIA's Fall Summit 2018

Two important deadlines are approaching for NIA's Fall Summit 2018 at the MGM National Harbor, November 14-15, just outside of Washington, DC. October 12 is the hotel reservation deadline and October 19 is the pre-event registration deadline. We invite you to join your NIA colleagues at this annual members-only event that brings the mechanical insulation industry together in one location for education, training, and networking.

Key Dates
Click here for Fall Summit sponsorship opportunities

Multiregistrant discounts are available and Fall Summit 2018 registration includes industry speakers and sessions, 2 keynote sessions, 2 breakfasts, 1 luncheon, and 1 networking reception.

Thank You Fall Summit Sponsors

Buckaroos, Inc.
Distribution International, Inc.
ROCKWOOL Technical Insulation
2019 Membership Dues Renewals Now Open 
NIA's 2019 membership dues renewal letters were mailed to the primary representative of each member company in early September. Please remit your membership dues by December 31, 2018. We encourage you and your company to become or stay involved and take advantage of everything NIA provides, including access to events, networking opportunities with vendors and suppliers, the safety award program, education, training classes, tools and resources, webinars, advocacy, publications, communications, and more planned for 2019 and beyond.
Click here to pay your company's dues online. For more information, please contact Kristin V. DiDomenico at 703-464-6422, ext. 115, or email
Please click here to see Commercial Product Guide from the October 2018 issue.
Last Chance: Industrial Product Guide
November Issue: Industrial Market Products 
It's not too late to be included in the final product guide with a free or enhanced listing featuring your industrial product.   
Free Listings are a NIA membership benefit.    
Enhanced Listings (available for $1,000) Include:
Product and Company name
Photo of product
Company logo
Contact information, including website and phone number
250 word product description
Ads and Listings will be posted online PERMANENTLY 
Only manufacturers that click here to download the form and email the completed form to will be listed in these sections.

Insulation Outlook Advertising: Finish Strong in 2018

December 2018 Issue: Human Resources and Business Management
An in-depth look at how businesses are attracting and managing the best talent.
  • November 1, 2018: Ad Space Close
  • November 8, 2018: All December Ad Materials Due
Contact Rob and Justin today to review available opportunities at
It's Better in the Bahamas: Join Us in 2019

Registration is now open for NIA's 64th Annual Convention, which is taking place at the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas, April 3-5, 2019. Located on Cable Beach, the Grand Hyatt Baha Mar is a brand-new resort located in a year-round tropical paradise destination. Families and guests are welcome and encouraged to attend! Click here to read tips in preparation for travel to the Bahamas.  
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Time to Plan for 2019 Marketing

Sign up for your 2019 ad package now and lock in our Early Bird Special or pay with your 2018 dollars!  
It is the time of year to look ahead at opportunities for marketing your business in 2019! Contact Rob and Justin today to start planning or to set up a time to meet at NIA's Fall Summit in November at
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
Click here to order yours!
Key Dates
October 10-11, 2018
Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago O'Hare-Rosemont
Rosemont, Illinois

October 11, 2018
Metal Building Laminators Committee Meeting
Charlotte Convention Center, METALCON
Charlotte, North Carolina
For details, email Caitlyn Freitas  

November 14-15, 2018
Fall Summit 2018
MGM National Harbor, National Harbor, Maryland (outside of Washington, DC)

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

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

For more information on NIA events, please email

Click here for the NIA Calendar of Events
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