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January 21, 2013. What’s Happening @AIBD_National?

…AIBD’s President helps ARMA.

AIBD National President Varina Wooster has been invited to be a judge for the 2013 Quality Asphalt Roofing Case Study (QARC) awards program put on by the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA). Entries showcase exemplary use of asphalt roofing materials in both commercial and residential projects. Judging concluded today, January 21, 2013, and announcement of the winners will be forthcoming.

AIBD 2013 Economic Forecast

…Registration for the AIBD 2013 Economic Forecast Webinar is open.

Has America really avoided the fiscal cliff? What is the outlook for housing in 2013?  “The housing market is improving and will do so regardless of what the Congress does, UNLESS IT IS REALLY STUPID, and you never know.” says economist Dr. Elliott Eisenberg.

Join us for AIBD’s First Tuesday @ 2:00 (pm ET) on February 5, 2013 and begin a yearlong trade and industry wellness journey with Dr. Eisenberg, a nationally acclaimed economist and public speaker. 

CLICK HERE for more information and to register.

…AIBD hosts first BALA Live Design.

The Best in American Living Awards is expanding and becoming involved in local communities through a live design competition. The American Institute of Building Design has partnered with the NAHB Design Committee and Operation Finally Home to put on the live event at the International Building Show this Tuesday and Wednesday.

The competition will focus on designing a home for one of America’s wounded heroes returning from war and the winning entry will be surprisingly unveiled at the Best in American Living Awards Reception to the veteran and their family.

…Ludowici seeks a panel of designers.

If you’re attending the International Builder Show in Las Vegas, Ludowici Roof Tile is assembling a panel of builders, designers and architects to answer questions from the Ludowici sales team who want to hear “how clay tile is specified and purchased.”

Preparation required of panelists: think about how you use clay tile and why. Give real life examples of your decision making process. Talk about how you like to be communicated with and/or called on by Ludowici sales person. Designers who use clay tile preferred. Be candid, good news and bad.

The panel discussion Friday Jan 25 9:30am-11:00am Trump Hotel. If you have to change your travel arrangements to stay an extra day, mention that to Ludowici and they may offer to pay your change fees.

Prior to Jan 24 contact Peter H Miller Hon AIA President Restore Media LLC 202 256 0694 (cell) 202 339 0744 x 104 (office) or pmiller@restoremedia.com  

…AIBD leaders convene in Las Vegas.
The AIBD Board of Directors, House of Delegates and each of the Institute’s three Councils meet this Thursday and Friday in Las Vegas for the first of two face-to-face business meetings in 2013. CLICK HERE to download the schedule of events. 
…AIBD Ohio continues the Business of Design Series.
This first meeting of 2013 continues Ohio’s BUSINESS of RESIDENTIAL DESIGN series with a focus on The Arts & Crafts Style. Make no mistake; this is not a coffee table book tour, there will be plenty of rich examples but the main focus of this learning unit will be on sharing the principles, methods and resources for creating these designs yourselves.

CLICK HERE for more information and to register.
…Important dates

January 24 & 25 – AIBD Midyear Meeting, Las Vegas Marriott, Las Vegas, NV

February 1 – AIBD Mississippi membership meeting, Hattiesburg, MS

February 2 – AIBD Ohio membership meeting, New Albany, OH

February 9 & 10 – NCBDC Exam in Houston, TX

March 1 & 2  – NC & SC AIBD Annual Spring Conference, North Myrtle Beach, SC

March 7-9 – AIBD California Annual Conference, Ventura, CA

March 15 & 16 – NCBDC Exam in Clearwater, FL

April 25 & 26 – NCBDC Exam in Hartford, CT (Tentative)

May 6 & 7 – NCBDC Exam in Atlanta, GA

July 15-18 – AIBD National Convention, Langham Hotel, Pasadena, CA