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NeoCon 2015 Drew More Than 50K Attendees   Full Article
Chicago, IL, July 1, 2015—The 47th edition of NeoCon, which took place June 15 to 17, drew more than 50,000 attendees from across the country and globe.

RayDay Date Announced   Full Article
Chattahoochee Hills, GA, July 1, 2015—The third annual RayDay will be held Sunday, October 11 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Serenbe in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia.

Home Prices Up for 12th Consecutive Month in April   Full Article
New York, NY, June 30, 2015— Home prices continued to increase in April, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, rising 0.3% month over month and 4.9% year over year.

May's Expansion in Manufacturing Marks the 29th Consecutive Month   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, June 30, 2015—Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May for the 29th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.

Mannington Commercial Wins A Premier, Inc. 2015 Supplier Legacy Award   Full Article
Salem, NJ, June 30, 2015—Healthcare improvement company Premier, Inc. has named Mannington Commercial as a winner in its 2015 Supplier Legacy Awards.

J+J Names Bill Blackstock New Corporate VP for Sales Strategy   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 30, 2015—J+J Flooring Group has named industry veteran Bill Blackstock as the company’s new corporate vice president for sales strategy.

Fedrizzi Will Step Down as Head of USGBC at End of 2016   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 29, 2015—The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that Rick Fedrizzi, the founder of USGBC and CEO since 2003, will not seek renewal of his contract as USGBC’s CEO at the end of 2016.

May Pending Home Sales Rose To Highest Level Since April 2006   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 29, 2015—Pending home sales continued to rise in May and are now at their highest level in over nine years, according to the National Association of Realtors.

June Consumer Sentiment Hits Highest Level Since January, U of M   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, June 29, 2015—The University of Michigan Index of Consumer Sentiment rose to 96.1 in June, a 6% rise over May’s 90.7.

Nora Announces New VPs of Marketing and Sales   Full Article
Salem, NH, June 29, 2015—Nora Systems has appointed two new vice presidents, Tim Cole and Gina Coel.