The MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Conn., set the stage for the Jan. 25 to 27 NRLA LBM Expo.
On the Expo floor, Suzanne Paquet helped show off the colorful, stained side of Bardobec shingles and the company's B-Chroma product.
A Hiab Moffett Truck-mounted forklift was the star attraction at the Cargotec booth.
The Northeastern Retail Lumber Association paid tribute to past leaders with a Wall of Fame, organized by each individual state association.
RISI economic adviser Bob Berg put the spotlight on the economy as well as the outlook for panel and softwood lumber markets. He expects slow growth in housing and volatility in lumber pricing.
Debbie Gilkes of Brockway-Smith Co., controlled the wheel of fortune at the Brosco booth, which was giving away iPods, iPads and Kindles.
The Northeastern Retail Lumber Association returned to Foxwoods in Connecticut for the 2012 LBM Expo. This year's theme: "Elements of Success."