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NADRA and Hanley Wood Announce Industry Partnership

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Claire Lester
Hanley Wood Exhibitions
clester@hanleywood.com
972.536.6395

Michael Beaudry
NADRA
mbeaudry@nadra.org
888.NADRA.4U or 888.623.7248

Dallas, TX, July 6, 2006 - Hanley Wood Exhibitions and Hanley Wood Magazines announced today, that the North American Decking and Railing Association (NADRA) is now the official sponsor of DeckExpo and Professional Deck Builder Magazine. The 25-year sponsorship agreement follows the announcement made on June 30, 2006, that Hanley Wood, LLC just acquired both DeckExpo and Professional Deck Builder Magazine from Dempsey Management Services.

With builder, manufacturer, supplier and retailer members spread across the U.S. and Canada, NADRA is the only association dedicated to the deck, dock and railing industry for North America. Founded in 2004, NADRA continues to provide a unified source for the professional development, promotion, growth, and certification for the industry. Given their strong industry leadership NADRA will continue to be key to the growth and development of DeckExpo and Professional Deck Builder Magazine.

"This is an incredible opportunity for NADRA. We look forward to a wonderful relationship with Hanley Wood and truly believe that this synergistic relationship will do tremendous things for the whole industry," said Michael Beaudry, Executive Vice President of NADRA. "NADRA's commitment to its members, the industry at large, and consumers will be magnified through our alliance with Hanley Wood."

"We are very excited and fortunate to have NADRA as an official sponsor of DeckExpo," said Rick McConnell, Vice President of Hanley Wood Exhibitions. "Their endorsement not only validates the importance of the event but also reinforces our commitment to the decking and railing industry. We look forward to having NADRA's knowledge and expertise as we look to grow the industry together." As part of their sponsorship of the event, NADRA will continue its involvement within the conference program by developing and offering certification programs as well as serve on the DeckExpo Educational Task Force Committee.

"We're very excited that Professional Deck Builder will be the official publication of NADRA," said Rick Strachan, Publisher for the Remodeling Group of Hanley Wood Magazines. "As the leading industry association for this important and growing construction segment, this partnership will serve the industry well. We look forward to working with NADRA to continue educating the industry and growing membership in the association".

Professional Deck Builder will be located in Hanley Wood's Vermont office where Journal of Light Construction and Coastal Contractor are also based and will be managed by Rick Strachan, Publisher for the Remodeling Group, Hanley Wood Magazines. The magazine will publish six times in 2007.

DeckExpo will be located in Hanley Wood's Dallas office and will be managed under Rick McConnell, Vice President, Hanley Wood Exhibitions. The 2007 exhibition will take place in February 27 - March 1, 2007 at the Las Vegas Hilton.

About Hanley Wood
Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier media company serving housing and construction. Through five operating divisions, the company produces award-winning magazines and Web sites, marquee trade shows and events, rich data and custom marketing solutions. The company also is North America's leading provider of home plans.

Founded in 1976, Hanley Wood is a $240 million company owned by JPMorgan Partners, LLC, a private equity affiliate of JPMorgan Chase & Co.

About NADRA
North American Deck and Railing Association, Inc. (NADRA) is the voice of the deck, dock and railing industry. Its mission is to provide a unified source for the professional development, promotion, growth, and sustenance of the Deck and Railing building industry in North America so that members can exceed the expectations of their customers.

For information on the North American Decking and Railing Association, please visit our homepage or call 888.NADRA.4U (888.623-7248).

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