Few Breakthrough Products, but
Many Pleasant Surprises.
Shoe-horning 67,000 out-oftowners
into a large hall with
1,000 exhibits on Super Bowl
weekend can produce any number
of results. In the case of NAHB's
45th Annual Convention and
Exposition, there was an enthusiastic
response to the Atlanta, Ga.
Location and a generally positive
mood about the seminars, the
exhibits, and the outlook for the
year ahead. The show – the first
of three to be held in Atlanta –
drew many Eastern builders who
had not made it to Dallas or
Houston in previous years.
On the floor. There weren't
many breakthrough products on
the exhibition floor this year, but
there were plenty of rewards for
the persistent. What follows are
some of the things