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Networking Events

R|D|J offers a variety of events and social functions during the show and after hours that allow you to relax and make valuable networking connections with other industry professionals.

Networking opportunities and social events are currently in development for the R|D|J 2017, so check back soon for more information, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to receive updates as they are announced!

PLEASE NOTE:  The information below refers to R|D|J 2016 events and social functions. Please check back in the spring for 2017 information.



Events & Social Functions

Dinner With New Friends

Location:   Phillips Seafood
Time:         6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Fee:           $30 per person (Conference Attendees Only) |  Event Sold Out

After a day filled with education, join your peers, speakers, and conference staff for a relaxed evening of dinner, drinks, and fun at a Baltimore legend, Phillips Seafood!

This event is only available to conference attendees, and you must pre-register for the event as it has sold out in the past.  Dinner With New Friends has a maximum of 30 spots and is sold out.  Contact Heather Gibke to be placed on a waiting list in the event that spots become available.

Design Professionals Meet-Up, Sponsored by Fortress Decks

     R|D|J Lounge, Booth 2810
Time:           10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Fee:              Free for architect and designer attendees, but pre-registration provides drink/entrance ticket

Join your fellow architects, interior designers, space planners, and other design professionals for our ALL NEW Design Professionals Meet-Up.  Grab a quick cup of coffee and bite to eat right on the show floor, in the R|D|J Lounge, at this come-and-go networking event.  Free coffee and pastries will be served.

This event is free for qualified attendees (architects and designers only) but pre-registration is required to attend due to limited availability.

Young Professionals Meet-Up

Location:     R|D|J Lounge, Booth 2810
Time:           2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fee:             Free for attendees under 40, but pre-registration provides drink/entrance ticket

Come grab a beer, a snack, and recharge both your feet and phones after a full day on the show floor at our ALL NEW Young Professionals Meet-Up, located in the R|D|J Lounge.  At this come-and-go event, you'll be able to meet fellow young professionals and make valuable contacts within your industry.  Free beer, while supplies last, for attendees over 21 will be served with cash bar available.

This event is free for qualified attendees (professionals under 40) but pre-registration is required to attend due to limited availability.

R|D|J 2016 Welcome Party, Sponsored by Andersen Windows & Doors

     Charles Street Lobby, Baltimore Convention Center
Time:           5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fee:             Free for attendees, but pre-registration provides drink/raffle ticket

After the show ends on Thursday, join your fellow attendees for some fun and relaxation!  Free beer, wine, and heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Andersen® is proud to sponsor the R|D|J 2016 Welcome Party.  From VeriLock® wireless security sensors to new exterior and interior colors plus much more, don't miss your opportunity to visit the Andersen booth #1004 to see what's new with Andersen.  Also, enroll in our Contractor Rewards loyalty program—it is FREE and you earn rewards with every purchase of qualifying Andersen product.

The Welcome Party is free for attendees but pre-registration is requested.

Lunch With The Experts

Location:   Room 350, Baltimore Convention Center
Time:         11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Fee:           $35 |  Lunch is included; Limited Seating Available

Join industry experts for an engaging panel discussion at our NEW Friday Networking Event, Lunch With The Experts!

Joaquin Erazo, Bill Millholland, and Mark Scott will contribute to the roundtable discussion, moderated by Craig Webb, Editor-in-chief of Remodeling Magazine.

Business: Mark IV Builders owner Mark Scott will discuss putting together a sound bid that you and the client can live with and still net you money, not to mention tracking your numbers and why it’s important. 

Marketing: Marketing expert Joaquin Erazo from Marketing Wing will discuss building an efficient marketing plan, on a proper timeline – he’ll include the percentage of budget you should be spending on marketing.

Sales: Veteran contractor and sales expert Bill Millholland will discuss the science of sales, the importance of knowing how to sell, and how to ask for the business. 

NAHB Remodelers Luncheon

Location:      Receive your luncheon ticket from Booth, #417
Date/Time:    Thursday, October 6  |  12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Join NAHB Remodelers for this luncheon, generously sponsored by Marvin Windows & Doors. Tickets are limited for this exclusive event, so stop by the NAHB Remodelers Booth 417 early to get your complimentary ticket.

NAHB Remodelers Membership Recruitment Workshop

Location:      Baltimore Convention Center, Room 321-323
Date/Time:    Thursday, October 6  |  1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

NAHB Remodelers-affiliated local remodelers council leaders and HBA staff are invited to a workshop on developing a value proposition to recruit members. You’ll learn how to summarize why a potential member should join and translate the unique resources your council offers into a compelling marketing tool that drives home the value of membership.

NAHB Remodelers All-Stars Party

Location:      Leinenkugel's Beer Garden, Power Plant Live!
Date/Time:    Thursday, October 6  |  7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fee:              $60 per ticket

The All-Stars Party brings together the best of the remodeling industry. Relax with your professional remodeler peers, make new connections and celebrate the winners of the 2016 NAHB Remodeler of the Year, National Remodeling Hall of Fame inductee(s), and the CADRE and Homes for Life program award winners at a beautiful location with an all-glass pavilion, complete with retractable roof, opening to a lush and festive outdoor beer garden. Attendees will be able to continue the festivities at more than 10 entertainment venues part of Power Plant Live!

Open bar, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and attendees may continue the celebration at over 10 Power Plant Live! venues after the party.

If you've already registered for the event but want to add on a ticket to the All Stars Party, you can sign into your Attendee Dashboard, log in using either your last name and RegID (found on your confirmation e-mail) or your e-mail address and password, then edit your registration.  Or, you can simply call or e-mail Registration Support at 866-860-1964 to add tickets over the phone.

Visit the NAHB page for more information on sessions and events brought to you by NAHB Remodelers.

NADRA Golf Tournament

Location:      Mountain Branch Golf Club | Joppa, MD
Date/Time:    Tuesday, October 4  |  11:00 a.m. Shotgun Start

Learn More     Register for the Event

NADRA's Membership Drive and Fundraiser will be held at the renowned Mountain Branch Golf Club in Joppa, MD, on Tuesday, October 4.  The tournament promises to be a great day of relaxation and fun. We have already had a strong response, and registration is underway. Golf includes driving range, green fees, cart, lunch, drinks, PLUS prizes and awards! Sign up your single player, foursome, or hole sponsorship today.


NADRA's 2016 Main Event

Location:      Hard Rock Cafe | Baltimore, MD
Date/Time:    Thursday, October 6  |  7:00 p.m.

Register for the Event

Join NADRA at their annual awards ceremony.  Dinner, open bar, networking, and fun included.  Find out more and register to attend the event by clicking the Register for the Event button above.


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