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RIA Extends Early-Bird Rate for 2014 Convention to February 7

Originally, the early-bird rate was set to expire at the end of January.

In what it’s calling the “polar vortex extension,” the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) has extended its early-bird registration rate for the 2014 International Restoration Convention & Industry Expo to Friday, February 7.


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Registration Now Open for 2014 RIA Convention

An early bird discount is available until January 31.

Registration is now open for the RIA’s International Restoration Convention & Industry Expo, which will be held April 9-11 at the Marriott World Center hotel in Orlando, FL. 


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RIA Announces Keynote Speakers for 2014 Convention

Other events during the convention include networking events, educational sessions, the Expo and the RIA Awards Reception and Banquet

The 69th Annual RIA Convention, slated for April 9-11 at the Marriott World Center in Orlando, FL, will feature an opening keynote address by Chip Lackey, Senior Director responsible for Vehicle Valuation Services and Claims in the Insurance Practice at J.D. Power, on Thursday, April 10, according to a press release. 


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RIA vs. ThermaPure Update

For RIA members and the industry at large, this argument by the Defendants removes the threat of litigation, licensing demands and potential lawsuits on all of the remaining patents owned by ThermaPure, TPE Associates or Hedman other than the '812 Patent.

In January 2013, RIA filed suit in U.S. District Court against David Hedman and ThermaPure in an effort to invalidate a family of patents held by ThermaPure, TPE Associates, and Hedman. 


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IICRC: Checking Up on April’s Board of Directors Meeting

New ANSI-standards scheduled for publication later this year include the S100, S500, S600 and S800

The IICRC Board of Directors met in mid-April before the start of the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) trade show in Las Vegas. With many anticipated improvements on the horizon, the Board had a full agenda during the two-day session.


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RIA Transfers Certified Fabric Specialist Certification to ARCS

The RIA Board of Directors has voted to transfer ownership and administration of its Certified Fabric Specialist certification program to the ARCS.


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An RIA History

The Restoration Industry Association was formed in 1946 as the National Institute of Rug Cleaners, Inc. (NIRC) in New York.


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RIA Transfers Certified Fabric Specialist Certification to ARCS

The Board of Directors of the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) has voted to transfer ownership and administration of its Certified Fabric Specialist certification program to the Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) effective January 21, 2013, according to a press release.


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RIA’s 2013 Leadership Summit and Industry Expo Heads to Vegas

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) will hold its 68thAnnual Leadership Summit and Industry Expo at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on April 23-25, 2013.


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Dates, Keynote Speaker Set for 68th RIA Leadership Summit

The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) will hold its 68thAnnual Leadership Summit and Industry Expo at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on April 23-25, 2013, according to a press release.


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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

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