Exhibitor Demonstrations

Need to pick a manufacturer's brain or clear up some installation instructions?  Top manufacturers lead interactive demonstrations of best practices and quick tips for smooth installations of their products. 

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Are you an exhibiting manufacturer that would like to demo a product? Contact [email protected] to have your demonstration added.
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Andersen® Window Replacement Solutions

Installing Replacement Windows from Andersen
During this session, an Andersen technical specialist will demonstrate best practices for installing 400 Series replacement windows and review high-performance installation materials available from Andersen.

Andersen LuminAire® Retractable Screen Door Installation
See the simple 3-step installation of the LuminAire Retractable Screen Door during this session. The LuminAire Door features the SlideAway® insect screen system that disappears when not in use and easily engages to allow fresh air in when desired – all without changing the look of an entryway.




CertainTeed has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years, delivering innovative, high-quality solutions for use in residential and commercial construction.

As a leader in sustainable product development and environmental stewardship, the company’s broad product offering includes insulation, ceilings, roofing, siding, fence, railing, deck, exterior trim and gypsum board products.

James Hardie Complete Exterior


Meet the experts from James Hardie and learn installation best practices for the JH® Complete Exterior that’s known for design and durability and is tougher than the elements.

Come learn about America’s #1 brand of siding at interactive sessions presented all day Friday and Saturday.

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LOCTITE® Products

LOCTITE® is one of the leading Henkel brands, a global leader in industrial adhesive solutions. LOCTITE® adhesive products are high-performance, engineered adhesive, sealant and coating solutions for both industrial and commercial purposes. 


The Modern Shower

Presented by: Schluter Systems

Take your knowledge of Schluter products and systems to the next level! These live demonstrations give you a solid overview of the applications where our products are most often used.

  • Provide effective moisture management using KERDI
  • Learn about our variety of drain options
  • Add warmth and luxury with DITRA-HEAT
  • Finish and protect tile edges with our profiles

Friday, March 25, 2022

Session 1 10:00am-10:45am Waterproofing with Kerdi
Session 2 11:30am-12:15pm Curbless & Introduction to Drains
Session 3 1:15pm-2:00pm Ditra Heat
Session 4 3:00pm-3:45pm Profiles

Saturday, March 26, 2022

Session 1 10:00am-10:45am Shower Systems Overview
Session 2 1:00pm-1:45pm Profile Tips & Tricks and Options

Decks Done Right

Real Solutions for Safer, Stronger Decks

Presented By: Billy Viars, Technical Training Manager & Rachel Holland, P.E. With Simpson Strong-Tie

Due to the visibility of deck failures the structural side of deck construction is evolving and it’s more important than ever to keep up to date on the latest guidelines, requirements and field-proven details.

Simpson Strong-Tie has brought together an experienced group of presenters to discuss how to create a continuous load path in your deck designs while sharing best practices that help keep jobs moving. Stop by for one session or attend them all! 

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VERSATEX® Building Products

Presented by: Bobby Parks

This fast-moving session incorporates a photo presentation along with a hands-on demonstration of trim details and product options that create features for outdoor living and remodeling projects. Bobby Parks has a long history as an outdoor living & remodeling contractor and shares his approach to creating simple details that become features instead of "add-ons." He demonstrates ways to become more productive while delivering options that stand the test of time. He shows how using products save steps in the field, cuts down on-field time, and allows the process to become more efficient. The results equal increased production and fewer callbacks, allowing for better profitability. Bobby shares his experience of delivering low-maintenance projects, strengthening a contractor's reputation. 

Bobby Parks will demonstrate creative & efficient PVC Trim options of VERSATEX® Building Products. This session will give you a solid overview of the best ways to use VERSATEX® PVC.

  • Results equal increased production
  • Strengthen a contractor's reputation
  • Deliver low-maintenance options
  • Add style to any project!

We invite you to learn from the leaders in PVC Building Products!

Friday, March 25, 2022

Session 1 10:00am-10:45am Creative & Efficient PVC Trim Details For Outdoor Living & Remodeling Projects
Session 2 2:00pm-2:45pm Creative & Efficient PVC Trim Details For Outdoor Living & Remodeling Projects

Saturday, March 26, 2022

Session 1 11:00am-11:45am Creative & Efficient PVC Trim Details For Outdoor Living & Remodeling Projects


is a family owned company that offers over 37 years of experience as your specialist, and partner, in premium 100% waterproof and mold-proof, directly tileable building panels and customizable shower systems. The simple nature of the system helps prep tiled showers faster than possible with other methods because it includes relatively few parts and pieces, and is easier to understand and assemble. This helps to create a more consistent installation that reduces the likelihood of error, and is fully backed by a manufacturers’ warranty.