New Mega-Show for Residential Construction Professionals Anticipated by Duradek

Building industry professionals now have a new mega-show to benefit from this fall as JLC Live joins the co-located Remodeling Show | Deck Expo for the first ever R | D | J Show for Residential Construction Professionals. With these top shows combined in this industry only event, builders can be confident that their time invested into attending will be time well spent.


Duradek invites you to register for free exhibit hall admission using promo code EVITE1. This is your chance to come by and discover the latest in education and product availability for this trade-only event at the Baltimore Convention Center from October 22nd – 24th.
The exhibit hall floor is open:

  • Oct 23: 9:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Oct. 24: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Duradek MidAtlantic 20th Year 2014Duradek will be there at our booth #3313, represented by exclusive distributor Duradek MidAtlantic who is celebrating their 20th year in business this year along with Duradek celebrating our 40th anniversary.

What to Expect at Remodeling Show, Deck Expo, JLC Live (R | D | J )

At Deck Expo, Remodeling Show and JLC Live, 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 22nd. There are a variety of clinics to choose from this year including:

  • Creative Elevation
  • Deck Builders Workshop
  • Durable Exterior Details
  • Engineered Siding & Trim
  • Remodelers Workshop
  • Residential Drywall
  • Weathering the Building Envelope

R | D | J Educational Conferences

As always, there is an excellent selection of education opportunities to allow you to earn education credits. There are education tracks in the following categories:

  • Business
  • Construction Materials and Technology
  • Construction Safety
  • Deck
  • Design
  • Legal
  • Marketing
  • Production
  • Replacement Contractor
  • Sales
  • Technical Updates
  • Technology
  • Universal Design Build

In addition, you can take courses that are a part of the Master Deck Professional – Codes and Standards, a four-part series offered by NADRA. More information can be found on the NADRA Website.

R | D | J Social Events

A great way to unwind with your fellow remodeling professionals, the show offers a variety of fun events to enjoy some social networking the old fashioned way. There is still a bunch in the works, so be sure to check back on what you want to register for, but you can start by counting on these annual social events (pre-registration required):

  • Dinner with New Friends
  • R|D|J 2014 Welcome Party
  • R|D|J Haunted Fells Point Pub Crawl
  • NAHB Remodelers Gala
  • NADRA 2014 Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner

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.

JLC Live is another of Hanley Wood’s excellent construction brands as the Journal of Light Construction sponsors this part of the show. The Journal of Light Construction and JLC online are excellent resources for residential construction pros and while JLC has two annual shows with JLC Live Northwest and JLC Live New England, this is the first year JLC Live participates along with the co-located Remodeling Show and Deck Expo.

Official Show Sponsors

NAHB Remodelers, Remodeling Show Sponsor
NAHB, National Association of Home Builders, is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association that helps promote the policies that make housing a national priority. Since 1942, NAHB has been serving its members, the housing industry, and the public at large. Founded in 1982, NAHB Remodelers serves the interests of more than 14,000 remodeling industry members.

NAHB Remodelers is committed to improved management and technical competency of remodeler members, excellence in service to the consumer, and effective government representation of remodelers’ interests at the federal, state, and local levels. Working in partnership with locally-organized Remodelers Councils at more than 150 NAHB-affiliated state and local builders’ associations, NAHB Remodelers provides information, certification, education, and recognition programs geared to keeping remodeler members competitive.

NADRA, DeckExpo Sponsor

Duradek is proud to be a member of NADRA, the Official Sponsor of DeckExpo. Their core purpose is to be the voice of the deck & railing industry by promoting national Deck Safety Month, helping guide code writing and regulations with ICC and sponsoring DeckExpo, the premiere trade event for the deck, dock, and railing industry.

The mission of the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA) is to provide a unified source for the professional development, promotion, growth, and sustenance of the Deck and Railing building industry in North America so that members can exceed the expectations of their customers.

Register for complementary exhibit hall passes for R | D | J Show using promo code EVITE1 and be sure to visit us at booth #3313. Be sure to check back for updates on events at the show as it gets closer. We look forward to seeing you there!

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