Adding Shade Sails to Your Business Model: Why Now is the Time to Invest in Something New

Many companies are faced with the need to pivot and add to their traditional offerings and branch out into new areas. Whether you are an existing awning company, an architect, a landscaper, or in an entirely different field, Wholesale Shade has a solution to help you pivot your business model to increase sales and help your business thrive. Learn why shade sails are a great avenue for growth no matter where you are. Discover the 4 essential skills you need to add to your knowledge base in order to successfully sell and install shade sails. This webinar will be packed with resources to guide you on your journey as well as a step-by-step case study and Q&A session at the end.

Speakers: Robin DuBroy and Gregg Burrows, Wholesale Shade

Ask the Code Consultant – Q&A with Paul Armstrong, PE, CBO

Join an open forum through GoToWebinar with code consultant Paul Armstrong. In this discussion, we will address code-related issues in the awning, fabric structure and tent industry. Together, let’s resolve your questions about existing code issues and one’s you’re dealing with as result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaker: Paul Armstrong, P.E., CBO, TRB & Associates, Inc.

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How to Benefit from ASTM and IFAI’s Partnership. Updating CPAI-84 (2020) on Camping Tents: A Case Study

Learn about how:
• IFAI has partnered with standards development organization ASTM International and industry members to update CPAI-84 for the first time since 1995;
• The ASTM partnership can be leveraged for additional improvements to CPAI standards affecting other product areas;
• The “inside baseball” of the changes to the test method and scope of the CPAI-84 standard for camping tents;
• How the updated CPAI-84 (2020) impacts regulatory compliance for recreational outdoor camping tents and children’s play tents;
• The continued reliance on CPAI-84 in various state and local codes.

Speakers:Joe Koury, ASTM International and Neal Cohen, Product Safety Attorney and Consultant