NIA’s 69th Annual Convention

April 28-30, 2025
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch
Scottsdale, Arizona

 

Networking Events

NIA’s Convention schedule is designed to offer a variety of evening events and entertainment, as well as open time to allow attendees the opportunity to schedule their own meetings.

Monday, April 28

New & First-Time Member Orientation

NIA members are paramount to the success and future of our organization, and it is important that first-time Convention attendees and new members are current on the benefits afforded to them through NIA membership. Get introduced to a NIA mentor, learn how to get the most out of Convention, and find out which events will be beneficial for your business type. This invitation-only orientation includes an overview of how NIA serves its members and the mechanical insulation industry, and introduces our new members and first-time attendees to NIA’s staff, committee members, and association leaders. If you are a first-time Convention attendee, be sure to check the “First Convention” box when you register.

Convention First-Timers Happy Hour

If this is your first NIA Convention, be sure to RSVP to this invitation-only cocktail reception, where you will have the opportunity to network with NIA leadership and industry leaders, and also enjoy getting to know fellow members of NIA. An invitation is required to attend this event. To ensure you receive your invitation, be sure to check the "First Convention" box when you register.

Welcome and Appreciation Evening

Join us for drinks at this casual Cocktail Reception open to all registered attendees and guests! Don't miss this extra networking opportunity!

Tuesday, April 29

Open Night―Network on your own in downtown Scottsdale!

Wednesday, April 30

Farewell Reception & Dinner 

Join us for the finale of NIA’s Convention! This event includes a cocktail reception, a full meal with an open bar, and a last opportunity to network with Convention attendees! We will also celebrate outgoing NIA President Jack Bittner of Johns Manville this evening! After the event concludes, we will continue the evening’s festivities at the Dessert Hospitality Suites. The attire for this event is dressy casual/resort wear (for example, slacks/button-down shirts for men, and pants outfit or dresses for women).

Hosted Dessert Hospitality Suites

Immediately following the Farewell Dinner, participating Associate (Manufacturer) member companies will tempt you with unique desserts and hosted bars. Attendees will have the opportunity to enter into a drawing for a special raffle prize this evening by visiting each hosted suite and completing the dessert bingo raffle card. Plan to visit each suite and enjoy sweet treats, marvelous concoctions, and extra networking time with your industry friends!

Attire

All Convention sessions and evening events are casual—khakis, golf shirts, etc. are recommended.

  • Monday's Evening’s Welcome and Appreciation Evening
    Casual resort wear is encouraged (for example, khaki pants for men, and capris or sundresses for women). The event will take place outdoors.
  • Wednesday Evening’s Farewell Reception and Dinner—Dressy casual resort wear is encouraged (for example, slacks/button-down shirts for men, and pants outfit or dresses for women).