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Last Chance for Early Bird Rates for ProDealer Industry Summit

NLBMDA and HBSDealer are excited to take the ProDealer Industry Summit to Colorado Springs, Colorado and make a return to the renowned Broadmoor Resort from October 8 - 10, 2019! The summit is an exclusive three-day educational and networking forum designed to promote the growth of lumber & Building product dealers, distributors, wholesalers, and the manufacturers who supply them.

Register by August 23 to save $100 and take part in this premier event. To register for the conference, please visit our website here

If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact NLBMDA Registration at or (202) 367-1173.


NLBMDA Applauds Federal Budget Agreement
The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) is applauding President Trump for signing the Bipartisan Budget Act which establishes a federal budget for fiscal years (FY) 2020 and 2021 and also suspends the debt limit through July 31, 2021.

“NLBMDA is pleased that Congress and the President could come together and pass this budget agreement,” said President & CEO Jonathan Paine. “Establishing these spending levels and addressing sequestration will provide for a more robust and healthy appropriations process. We urge policymakers to work diligently on appropriations to avoid any threat of a government shutdown at the end of September.”

Click here to read the complete press release.

Russ Kathrein Talks Leadership, Travel and LBM on NLBMDA Podcast

This month, Lumber Talks sits down with Russ Kathrein, NLBMDA's Chair Elect, for a fun and inspiring conversation on leadership and professional development. You may recognize Russ from his popular column on leadership in LBM Journal. Listeners will get an inside look into how Russ has developed as a professional in the LBM industry and learn from the experience he's gained over the course of his career. You won't want to miss this dynamic conversation with the future leader of NLBMDA! 

To listen to July's episode, and more episodes like it, visit NLBMDA's Public Policy Podcast, Lumber Talks, online.


Cadsoft Corporation Joins NLBMDA's Manufacturers and Services Council

The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) announced that Cadsoft Corporation is the newest member of the association’s Manufacturers and Services Council (MSC). Cadsoft is an international developer of software tools for the homebuilding industry. Its flagship product, Envisioneer, offers an easy to use visual take off tool with a streamlined on-screen interface that makes producing material lists fast and easy. 

"We are proud to join the team of NLBMDA members and are excited to collaborate with the NLBMDA to help in their initiative to grow the home building industry and develop solutions for building material dealers" shares Chantale Pitts, Director, Cadsoft Corporation.

To read the complete press release, click here.

NLBMDA Manufacturers & Services Council Members