In 2008 Curtis Lumber deserves recognition as a major ProDealer that has shown the ability to grow
Chantilly, Va. (PRWEB) August 1, 2008
The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) and Home Channel News will honor Curtis Lumber as Multi-Unit ProDealer of the Year at the 2008 ProDealer of the Year Awards Dinner on Oct. 2, 2008 in Chantilly, Va.
The 2008 ProDealer of the Year Awards Dinner, sponsored by Weyerhaeuser iLevel, are held in conjunction with the 2008 ProDealer Industry Summit Oct. 1-3, 2008, in Chantilly, Va. at the Westfields Marriott. Now in their 12th year, the awards have been presented annually by Home Channel News to commend excellence in the LBM industry.
"In 2008 Curtis Lumber deserves recognition as a major ProDealer that has shown the ability to grow," said Ken Clark, editor in chief of Home Channel News. "The company showed an 11 percent sales increase on the HCN Top 500 Industry Scoreboard and is looking to capture long-term benefits through its acquisition of Gregory Supply."
Ballston Spa, N.Y.-based Curtis Lumber operates 22 units. Company accolades also include philanthropy in partnership with Extreme Makeover: Home Edition and the fostering of respect from peers throughout the LBM industry.
The 2008 ProDealer of the Year Awards Reception, sponsored by Design House, will open festivities at 5:30pm. Awards dinner presentations will commence at 6:30pm and will honor Independent ProDealer of the Year, Multi-Unit ProDealer of the Year, and Supplier of the Year.
Home Channel News is the leading news and analysis magazine for the home improvement retail industry. Published 16 times a year, Home Channel News has reported breaking events since 1975. The newsmagazine serves retailers, wholesalers, distributors, buying co-ops and pro dealers selling hardware and home improvement products to do-it-yourself consumers and building professionals. Home Channel News is published by Lebhar-Friedman, Inc. http://www.homechannelnews.com
The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association represents more than 8,000 lumber and building material companies with over 400,000 employees, 20 state and regional associations, and the industry's leading manufacturers and service providers. NLBMDA's member companies are the suppliers of builders in every state across the U.S. Since 2006, LBM Institute has been NLBMDA's resource center for industry research and information. http://www.dealer.org
For more information on the 2008 ProDealer of the Year Awards Dinner or the ProDealer Industry Summit please visit http://www.ProDealer.com or contact Hilary Cohen, Event Manager, at (212) 756-5036.
For information on covering the ProDealer of the Year Awards or the ProDealer Industry Summit in your publication contact Cristin Riffle-Lash, Marketing Manager, at (212) 756-5154.