Deck Expo, the biggest national trade show for professionals in the deck building industry is just around the corner and Duradek invites you to come by and discover the latest in education and product availability for this trade-only event at the Baltimore Convention Center from October 10th – 12th. Duradek will be there with exclusive distributors Duradek MidAtlantic and Specialty Building Systems at booth #2403.
What to Expect at Deck Expo Co-located with Remodeling Show
At Deck Expo co-located with Remodeling Show, professional remodelers can expect to find: hundreds of exhibitors, installation clinics, interactive workshops and a variety of instructional presentations…all held in conjunction with 4 days of educational conferences that begins on October 9th. Here are some of the highlights for deck building professionals:
Deck Expo Installation Clinics
Held on all three days of the trade show exhibit at booth #1310, presenter Mike Guertin presents deck installation clinics covering 9 individual topics geared exclusively for the professional deck builder.
Deck Expo Live Deck Collapse
At booth #1901 you will find two decks that are 8 ft. wide by 6 ft. deep and 7 ft. tall. One of these decks is safe…one is not. Find out which one by witnessing the live deck collapse at 1 p.m. on October 10th and 11th.
Deck Expo Educational Conferences – Education Track for Deck and Rail Construction
While the first day of conferences on October 9th is a dedicated “Business Skills Bootcamp”, the remaining conference topics include 52 break-out seminars and features a special education track for Deck and Rail Construction covering the following topics:
• International Building Codes and Their Impact on You
• Corrosion and Decay Resistance of Decks
• Marketing Strategies: Lesser Costs, Bigger Results
• The Last 10% – Punch List, Clean Up and Avoiding Call Backs
• Achieving Consistent Results From Your Field Crew
• The One Mouth, Two Ears Sales Process
• Building and Selling Six Figure Decks
In addition, you can participate in the Master Deck Professional – Codes and Standards, a four-part series offered by NADRA.
Deck Expo Social Events
A great way to unwind with your fellow remodeling professionals, Remodeling Show co-located with Deck Expo offers a variety of fun events to enjoy some social networking the old fashioned way. This list is a sampling of the many social events that you can take part in (pre-registration required):
• Dinner with New Friends
• Opening Day Block Party
• NADRA 2012 Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner
• Intelligence, Burgers and Beer – Something for Everyone
• Fells Point Pub Crawl
• NAHB Remodelers Gala
Deck Expo Co-located with Remodeling Show’s History
Deck Expo is a trade only event focusing exclusively on the deck, porch and railing industry. Sponsored by NADRA and Professional Deck Builders Magazine, Deck Expo began in 2003, and co-located with Remodeling Show in 2009.
Remodeling Show is owned and produced by Hanley Wood and sponsored by the National Association of Homebuilders, NAHB Remodelers and Remodeling Magazine, Remodeling Show. It has been an anticipated industry event since its inception in 1991, and since that time has seen many ups and downs in the industry, several technological advances and an increased breadth and scope of building products on the market. One thing has remained consistent over the years – manufacturers continue to innovate and allow residential construction professionals to work smart and efficiently.