Tracy Burleson NAHB International Builders’ Show 2017

IMG_0846The American Gas Association (AGA) is looking forward to the 2017 National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) taking place this Tuesday, January 10 through Thursday, January 12. This year, IBS and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) will co-locate at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida to create Design and Construction Week.

AGA’s exhibit booth will include 11 natural gas appliance manufacturers featuring the latest industry technology available to consumers and builders. This year’s manufacturers include Bevelo Gas & Electric Lights, Westport, BlueStar, FiveStar, Bradford White, Lennox Industries Inc., Navien, Rinnai Corporation, A.O. Smith, R.H. Peterson and Legendary Lighting.

Throughout the week, the AGA booth will be the site of new and exciting natural gas industry events. On Tuesday, January 10, the Florida Natural Gas Association will host the “Energy Boost” reception at 10:30 a.m. with fruit smoothies and healthy food. BlueStar will present multiple live cooking demonstrations on Tuesday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. and again on Wednesday, January 11 at 1o a.m., 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesday will also feature a reception hosted by the Energy Solutions Center beginning at 2 p.m.

Over the course of the week, AGA will use Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to promote the American Natural Gas Industry Exhibit in booth W2519. In addition, AGA will give away a French Barrel Oak Fire Table from R.H. Peterson on Thursday, January 12 at 2 p.m. Forms will be available for all attendees at the booth throughout the week.

IBS 2017 promises to be a successful event delivering the largest number of building professionals in one location. We look forward to seeing you in Orlando!

Tracy Burleson

About Tracy Burleson

As Communications Director for the American Gas Association, Tracy serves as editor and publisher of American Gas magazine. In addition, she works to increase the visibility of natural gas in the residential market with a focus on opportunities to expand the use of natural gas in new construction. Her other responsibilities include projects to expand AGA’s work in the international energy community. Previously, Tracy served as director of residential programs at the Propane Educations & Research Council for nine years where she planned and executed the annual marketing and communications programs and instituted a formal training program for construction professionals. Tracy started her career as a legislative assistant on Capitol Hill after receiving a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Masters of Science in Consumer Sciences from the University of Alabama.
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