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The latest news and insights from Hanley Wood’s outspoken experts and key thought-leaders throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.
Ira Blumenthal teaches CONSTRUCT Attendees ‘Change is Inevitable: Building Your Brand for the Future’
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Nashville, TN – September 24, 2013 – CONSTRUCT is pleased to announce Ira Blumenthal will deliver the Keynote presentation titled “Change is Inevitable: Building Your Brand for the Future” at the General Session scheduled for Wednesday, September 25, from 10:00 am-11:30am in Davidson Ballroom A & B.
Ira Blumenthal is the president of CO-OPPORTUNITIES, Inc., an Atlanta-based consulting company that has counseled world-class clients in areas related to branding, strategic alliances, changeRead More
CONSTRUCT Supports Middle Tennessee State University Net Zero Building Project with a Donation to the Tennessee Concrete Association
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DALLAS – September 18, 2013 – CONSTRUCT, the only dedicated national event specifically designed to provide the commercial building team real-world, practical product and education solutions, supports Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) student research for the Net Zero Building Project by donating $750 to the Tennessee Concrete Association (TCA).
The Net Zero Building Project at TCA is being done in partnership with MTSU and a local group of sustainable construction advocates. The group utilizedRead More
Rick Judson / BUILDER / September 16, 2013
The International Builders’ Show and the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show will be held together for the first time in 2014.
I’m really looking forward to the upcoming NAHB International Builders’ Show (IBS), and I urge you to start planning now to attend. For the first time since its inception seven decades ago as NAHB’s annual convention and exposition, IBS will be co-located with another popular housing-related show in 2014—the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS).
KBIS and IBS will be held simultaneously Feb. 4 to 6 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, creating the nation’sRead More
Tom Cindric / Hanley Wood Exhibitions / September 13, 2013
I just returned from attending the Asian MICE Forum 2013 in Taipei, Taiwan. No, it is not a place where people run around mazes looking for cheese. Although, there was a discussion about a particular famous mouse that we all know.
MICE stands for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions and the MICE industry in Asia is booming due to globalization. According to the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) 2012 statistics, the United States still ranks number one in meetings followed by Germany, Spain and the U.K. with many Asian countries not far behind.
Peter Goldstone / Hanley Wood / September 11, 2013
Technology, especially the explosion of social media, has changed the way we interact with customers and share information. It is possible– and in many cases, common — to initiate and maintain a business relationship without ever speaking to a customer in person, or even on the phone. It may be “easier” and “faster” to build a virtual relationship, but is it better?
One of the most powerful and underappreciated ways to build tangible, long-lasting business relationships is through tradeshows and conferences. In the B2B world, people attend such events because it’sRead More