Remodeling ShowExpected to Draw 12,000

Remodeling ShowExpected to Draw 12,000

Dallas Professional remodelers and home builders attending "Remodel AMERICA 2001" next month can expect to see exhibits from more than 200 manufacturers and suppliers, as the trade show continues in a southwestern venue for the second consecutive year, event organizers announced.

Remodel AMERICA will take place from March 29-31 at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel & Trinity Hall here, according to its sponsor, the Washington, DC-based National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The show formerly located in Atlantic City and operated under the auspices of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) moved west for the first time in 2000, relocating to Las Vegas.Remodel AMERICA, covering some 60,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, is expected to attract approximately 12,000 attendees, including remodelers, designers, kitchen/bath specialists, building contractors, architects and subcontractors, the NAHB said. On display will be a wide range of products, including many with kitchen and bath applications, the association added.

The event will also feature an educational program that includes more than 40 seminars, mini-seminars and intensive pre-show workshops focused on marketing, sales, design, business management, production, personal and professional development, new technology and more.

  • Among the key seminar offerings are the following:
  • ¬†Kitchen & Bath Design Trends.
  • Time Management & Delegating to Others.
  • Understanding Technology for the Non-Technical Manager.
  • The Leadership Challenge: A Never-Ending Adventure.
  • Scheduling: Paper vs. Computer.
  • Using Technology to Handle Client Expectations.
  • Handyman Divisions: A Fistful of Dollars?
  • Ups and Downs of the Remodeling Industry: How to Recognize & Prepare for the Cycles.
  • Effective Communication and Customer Service.
  • Organizing for Success.
  • Digital Time Management Tools for Personal Effectiveness.
  • Project Management.
  • Managing a Design/Build Firm.
  • Taking Your Web Site to the Next Level.
  • Finding and Building a Team in a Tight Labor Market.
  • Low Cost, High Impact Marketing.
  • Markup vs. Margin.
  • Web-Based Project Management.
  • Exit Strategies - How to Position and Value Your Company.
  • Supplier & Trade Relation-ships: How to Improve Them.
  • Using Networking Systems to Grow Your Business.
  • Top 10 Remodeling Management Tips.
  • High-Tech Home Products.
  • Choosing Quality Clients.
  • Teaching Field Personnel to Sell and Close.
  • Tech Toys & Communications Ideas for Your Office.
  • 'Excel'ent Estimating. n Working With the Home-owner: Customer Service I.
  • Compensation Plans that Work.
  • Earning Customers for Life! Customer Service II.
  • Using Networking Systems to Grow Your Business.
  • High-Tech Tools.
  • Closing With a Flair Helping Your Clients Spend Their Money & Enjoy Doing it.
  • Business Management 101.
  • Internet 101.
  • Making Money with Change Orders.

Additional information can be obtained by calling (800) 368-5242, or by visiting the trade show's Web site,