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Welcome to BuildingsNY 2014 W   ith the economy growing at a steady pace and the bu ild ing industry in a solid recovery, the last two years have been banner ones for BuildingsNY. The show enjoyed a 30 percent gain in both exhibitor floor space and attendance. "It was great to see so many new businesses exhibit at the show last year," said Dan Margulies, Executive Director of ABO. "People are investing again and businesses are clearly growing to serve the industry. We always get more owners and managers than any other event in the metro-area, and we saw more active shoppers last year ready to buy products and services." BuildingsNY 2014 is expected to exceed last year's numbers in exhibitor space and attendance and will unveil a wide array of innovative new products- more than ever before-to help you save money on your building. The Largest Building Trade Show in the Northeast In just two days, BuildingsNY offers industry professionals access to 400+ 8 | A B O D E V E L O P ME NTS * www.abogny.com exhibitors, an extensive array of free educational workshops and seminars and the opportunity to meet and network with 7,000+ industry professionals, including members of the top trade associations in New York, including ABO, BOMA/NY, CHIP, NYARM, AIA and the New York State Builders Association. Highlights this year include: * A special new program of educational sessions produced by AIA offering the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units. * A new product center featuring over 30 new products from leading suppliers from Services of Buildings, Design & Construction, Restoration & Renovation, Building Automation & Back Office Automation, E ner g y/ E ner g y M a n a ge me nt , Environmental, Maintenance & Operations, Security/Life Safety and Disaster Prep & Recovery. * A Building Owners and Managers Reception on the show f loor on March 19 sponsored by ABO and CHIP. * A VIP lounge on the show f loor for top Building Owners and Managers. * Food courts and a complimentary breakfast buffet for all attendees every morning. Here's a small sampling of the exhibitors at this year's BuildingsNY: * Env ironmenta l-It 's t ime to go green! Asbestos Removal, Compactor, Environmental, Green Products, Sustainabilit y, and Waste Management & Removal. Exhibitors include Asbestway Abatement Corp, Jerome Environmental and NY Lead Abatement Corp. * Design & Construction, featuring top local suppliers of Ceiling Products, Flooring, Insulation, Lumber & Wood, Masonry & Stone, Paving, Siding and Storage Systems. Exhibitors include Bellet Construction, Crystal Window & Door Systems and Rand Engineering PC. * Restoration & Renovation, a onestop resource for Appliances, Elevators, Kitchen & Bath, Paint & Painting  Contractors, Renovation & Restoration and more. Exhibitors include Champion Architectural Windows & Doors, InSinkErator, Kemper System Inc. and P. C. Richards & Son Builders Division, Pella Windows & Doors. * Back Office/Building Automation- systems that can save you time and money as well as automate your http://www.abogny.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ABO Developments - Spring 2014

A Message from ABO Executive Director Dan Margulies
BuildingsNY 2014 Bigger Than Ever
Special Education Sessions
The ABO-NYSBA Private Health Insurance and Employee Benefit Marketplace
Succession Planning To Avoid Landmines, Seek Advice Outside t he Family
The de Blasio Administration
Index of Advertisers / Advertisers dot com

ABO Developments - Spring 2014