Bulletin Board

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Closet Industry Employment

Trusted employees are sometimes forced to move out of your area due to personal reasons. Offer them relocation opportunities through CIA classifieds/bulletin board for experienced managers, designers, fabricators and installers moving to another location.

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Conflict Resolution Panel

A Commission of your peers to assist and prevent miscommunication and disputes among CIA members in the spirit of industry unity, potentially avoiding legal fees.

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Compete Effectively

Having trouble competing against 'nationwide closet operations'? National advertising buy campaigns by competitors can be successful . . . for you. Experienced consultants are available.

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Used Equipment For Sale

Looking for machinery or  reviews/comments from peers? Considering major capital investments and purchases? Consult and receive feedback and ratings from those who have the same or equivalent equipment.

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Barter Bulletin Board 

Supplier backordered your melamine? Need a few extra sheets to finish a job? Need some matching edge-banding to collect a balance due check?  Short one basket but your supplier is out? Ask your fellow CIA members if they have another source or can spare some inventory. 

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Legal Aid Consultant

Members can be referred to experienced closet industry attorneys concerning matters related to industry litigation, including disputes, copyright infringements, liability issues, employment/HR and unfair trade practices.

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Referral Networking

Referrals and repeats account for up to 50% of all closet industry sales. Lead generation sharing is encouraged when you receive inquiries from potential clients who are not in your territory but want to pass the customer along to another CIA members.

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Archives

Access to a variety of information:  publications, newsletters, blogs, reports, indexes, statistics, printed materials, podcasts, presentations, surveys, studies and  power-points as they become available from contributing members.

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Product Development

Our Industrial Design Division will work with our industry vendors and suppliers to create and develop new and exciting accessories and hardware.