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Convention, Expo Website Updated; Registration Is Open

All the information you will need to attend AWCI’s Convention & Intex Expo, March 30–April 3, 2014, at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas is now available online at

The Web page opens with a short video from comedian Greg Schwem, the keynote speaker at the April 2 AWCI Opening Session and Awards Presentation Brunch. The AWCI convention webpage also contains the preliminary convention schedule, details of the professional development and education sessions and hotel and travel information. You can also register online for the convention and world’s largest wall/ceiling trade show, the Intex Expo (

Las Vegas is the #1 convention destination for AWCI members, and hotel rooms fill up very quickly. Register and book your hotel room today!

It’s Not Too Late to Register for AWCI’s Academy

AWCI’s Doing It Right Seminars at Academy, Feb. 3–6, 2014, at Harrah’s New Orleans, still has room for you.

AWCI focuses on construction education and offers a number of construction related education programs.

AWCI members who register for one or more courses at AWCI’s Doing It Right Seminars at Academy may register a qualifying guest for free. Who qualifies? Architects, building owners, code officials, general contractors or specifiers that you worked with or want to work with.

The AWCI member must first register for the course(s) and then send an email to Kim MacLean ( providing their guest’s complete contact information (name, company, address, phone and email).

Register now by visiting
Special Offer for AWCI Members to Attend EIFS Course in Florida
Do you want to do exterior insulation and finish systems right? Do you want your coworker to do it right, too?

If you meet the pre-qualifications, you and an industry friend can take advantage of the special offer to attend the EIFS—Doing It Right® course in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Feb. 17–18, 2014. When an AWCI member pays full price to attend the course, the second participant from the same company only pays half price. This special offer expires Jan. 20, 2014.

You can receive national certification as an EIFS Industry Professional, EIFS Inspector or EIFS Mechanic by attending AWCI’s course (and passing the test). Topics covered include essential details on everything from standards to substrates, mesh to repairs.

Visit to register online.

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