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NELMA Celebrates 80th Anniversary

The final arrangements have all been set and registration is now open for the 2013 NELMA Annual Convention, to be held April 4 & 5 at the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.  This year’s program incorporates NELMA’s signature interactive business sessions with a variety of informative and entertaining guest speakers scattered Convention_Brochure_Cover.pngthroughout the event.  In addition, we’re celebrating an Association milestone, the 80th Anniversary of NELMA’s founding!   Check out the full 2013Convention brochure here, along with the Registration form andSponsorship form. It all begins with the Opening Session at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 4!

Our line-up of speakers begins at the Marketing Committee where Charles Trevor, the American Softwoods Program Coordinator for Europe/Middle East, will discuss the market conditions across the pond and potential opportunities for Northeastern lumber.  Friday morning will include our program to recognize the winner of the 2nd annual Sustainable Versatility Design Award, featuring Robert Robillard, editor of “A Concord Carpenter” and a nationally recognized leader in the how-to information media.  Check out his website to learn more about his current work and entertaining past.