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Learn the ABCs of EMV
National Association of the Remodeling Industry
The new global smart card standard in payments is coming to the U.S. by Oct. 1, 2015. Is your current point-of-sale terminal or POS software up-to-date to accept EMV or chip enabled cards? If you’re not sure, it may cost you.
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NARI chapters use grassroots efforts to affect change
National Association of the Remodeling Industry
As reported in NARI on the Hill, a group of Maryland NARI members and the Tampa Bay Area Chapter have made impressive inroads with their local/regional governments and officials. From meeting with the Maryland governor’s staff to participating in the crackdown of unlicensed contractors, both groups are using grassroots efforts to make a difference.

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Register today for the Chapter Executive Training event
National Association of the Remodeling Industry
NARI's Chapter Executive Forum is hosting their biennial training event for all Chapter Executives on July 22-23 in Chicago (Des Plaines). This two-day learning and sharing experience is designed to address the many different "hats" all NARI Chapter Executives wear on a daily basis.
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Call for taskforce members
National Association of the Remodeling Industry
Interested in industry-related technologies or the workforce of the future? Applications are now being accepted to serve on two new NARI taskforces: Technology Assessment and Workforce Development.
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Check out the 2015 Fall Leadership Summit schedule
National Association of the Remodeling Industry
The meeting schedule for the NARI Fall Leadership Summit, Sept. 9-11 in Cleveland is now available. In addition to a behind-the-scenes tour of a cabinet manufacturing facility, there will be dynamic keynote presentations, educational sessions and roundtable discussions.
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Nominations open for 30 under 30 program
National Kitchen & Bath Association
The NKBA is currently searching for 30 outstanding individuals under the age of 30 who are passionate in their profession and forward-thinking toward their success in the kitchen and bath industry. Nominations are now open.
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NARI BUSINESS TOOLS


Are your customers satisfied with your work?
GuildQuality
Nearly 2,000 homebuilders, remodelers and contractors rely on GuildQuality to measure and improve their levels of customer satisfaction. As a NARI member, you can survey up to 50 of your past customers through GuildQuality at no cost.
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INDUSTRY NEWS


A backstory is a remodeler's great advantage in sales
Professional Remodeler
Compared to many other salespeople selling different types of goods and services, remodelers have easy access to one precious resource: A customer’s backstory. “Every customer has one, but most salespeople don’t bother to find out what it is,” writes sales expert and author Jeff Shore on Entrepreneur.com. “They fret about what the customer is moving to, rather than what the customer is coming from.”
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Watch out: These construction documents are not standardized
By Nate Budde
Construction industry participants are routinely required to navigate complicated legal documents as part of the project and payment process. Legally significant documents are exchanged every day, and often without significant review. The nature of construction payment requires documents that can have a significant impact on a party's legal rights to be exchanged all of the time. While some construction documents have moved toward standardization, others inhabit the Wild West of legal contracts — where almost anything goes.
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To blaze a trail in business, take these 6 steps
Remodeling Magazine
Here are two stories, set down side by side. One is about tackling a mountain; the other, tackling a mission — quite possibly your next mission. And while the stories are much different, the six steps taken to achieve both of them are remarkably similar.
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