There is so much going on within our industry, we couldn't fit everything in the Industry Brief that NADRA sends out each Wednesday. Here is a special edition of The BUZZ to help spread the word to all NADRA members and industry pros.
Within this email you will find:
  • Details to enter NADRA's Nat'l Deck Competition
  • Details to register for NADRA's main event at The Museum of Science and Industry on Thursday, October 13th, 2011 
  • NADRA's Official Hotel - Hard Rock Hotel - see rates and reservation portal below!
  • It's not too late to become a sponsor. We need your support!
  • Just for fun - we launched a "NADRA ROCKS!" Photo contest, see details below and how you could win a free Night at The Museum with NADRA!
  • Details and links for DeckExpo 2011

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NADRA's Nat'l Deck Competition,

Now open for Submissions!

 Register for 2011 Deck Comp 

Calling all Deck Builders!
We invite you to join the fun!
2011 NADRA National Deck Competition now open for submissions!


Click on the registration sign here --->
to learn more about the competition or to enter.
  • Win National Recognition and PR!
    • Earn a chance to talk about your project in front of the Industry at The Museum in the Omnimax Theatre in Chicago!
    • Photos displayed at NADRA's Awards Ceremony, The BUZZ, Industry Brief, FaceBook pages, NADRA's Blog and Website!
    • Special Logo for your use in all of your marketing!
    • Special Logo placed next to your company profile on NADRA's website!
If your are not a member, join NOW! and enter the competition!


*** NADRA would like to take a minute to thank the following judges for stepping up to judge this years Nat'l Deck Competition:


~ Shawn Miller, Deck Builder & NADRA President
~ Glenn Mathewson, NADRA Technical Advisor
~ Rick Schumacher, Publisher of LBM Journal
~ Andy Engle, Editor of Professional Deck Builder Magazine
~ Alan Oakes, Publisher of Building Products Digest & The Merchant Magazine



A Night at The Museum... with NADRA!Night at The Museum Registration


NADRA cordially invites you to a The Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago on Thursday, October 13th. To learn more click on the sign


The Evening will Include:
  • Annual Meeting
  • Awards Ceremony in the Omnimax Theatre
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Tour of "The Greenest Home in Chicago" Exhibit
  • Strolling Supper (Dinner) through The Henry Crown Space Center
  • Showing of "Tornado Alley" in the Omnimax Theatre

Thank you to those who have already registered. Curious to know who is going to be there? Check out our attendee list by clicking HERE!

NADRA's Official Hotel: Hard Rock Hotel 


Check in... and ROCK out with us at the Hard Rock Hotel during DeckExpo 2011 in Chicago!
  • Rates are locked in at $229 per night & the hotel is just a short mile down the road from the Hard Rock Cafe, where we are sure many NADRA members will meet for networking and socializing after hours. Free shuttle to and from Convention Center!!!

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Sponsorship Opps  
Jump on board, don't be left behind. Last years big event packed the National Aquarium with 250 attendees - we ended the night with a bang at The Hard Rock Cafe in Baltimore! We expect this year to be an even bigger hit! Fill out the Sponsorship Application and help us get on our way to another successful event! 


Become a sponsor today & you could receive:

  • 3 minute spot light during our annual meeting!
  • Advertising and logo link in communications leading up to the BIG event!
  • A one year logo link on NADRA's highest traffic webpage - the photo gallery!
  • Text ads in NADRAs weekly Industry Brief!
  • Your logo on signage in NADRA's booth at DeckExpo & in the reception area of main event!
  • Your company logo on the main event registration page!
  • Table top signage during event!
  • Distribute your marketing material to all attendees at main event!
  • A special "Thank You" in Professional Deck Builder Magazine!

NADRA Rocks! Photo Contest

Just for fun...send us your NADRA Rocks! photos
Win tickets to our Main Event in Chicago!


Not to be confused with NADRA's Nat'l Deck Competition!


"NADRA Rocks!" Photo Contest: NADRA's Challenge to win a Night at The Museum with NADRA & a Nat'l Marketing opportunity!  

  • NADRA Challenges you to take your own "NADRA Rocks!" picture. Let your creativity show!
  • "NADRA Rocks!" must be shown in each photo.
  • Examples: ~ Photo of your crew on the jobsite with a "NADRA Rocks!" Sign. ~Your kids on your deck holding a hand-made "NADRA Rocks!" sign. ~Going down the beach one more time before the kids head back to school? Get creative in the sand!
  • Winners will be announced in NADRA News via The NADRA Industry Brief, Website, FaceBook and the NADRA Blog. Winner will also be recognized at NADRA's big event in Chicago!
  • Deadline: All photos must be entered by September 10th
  • Prize is not redeemable for cash
In This Issue
Enter NADRA's Nat'l Deck Competition
Register for NADRA's BIG Night!
Become a Sponsor - we need your help!
NADRA Rocks! Photo Contest
NADRA's Industry Brief



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