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Susan Wade

VP, Marketing & Communications

Susan Wade leads all of the Vinyl Institute’s marketing and communications efforts, and designs and implements strategies and tactics that enhance the public reputation of the vinyl resins industry. She as more than 20 years’ experience the corporate, agency and non-profit sectors developing and implementing award winning marketing and public relations campaigns for Fortune 500 companies and trade and member associations.


Contact Information:

Susan Wade VP, Marketing & Communications

(202) 765-2296

Housing Construction
Susan Wade Aug 2018

These 4 Housing Headwinds Could Impact the Vinyl Industry

Jim Tobin, executive vice president and chief lobbyist at NAHB, provided an overview of the housing market and homed in on what he called the “4 headwinds” impacting the sector: lumber, lots, labor, and lending.

Susan Wade Aug 2018

Here's What You need to Know about Prop 65's New Labeling Rules

Changes are coming for California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. The law requires companies to provide clear and reasonable warnings to people in the state about potential exposure to substances that can cause cancer, birth defects, or reproductive harm

Large Diameter PVC Pipe
Susan Wade Jun 2018

VI Welcomes Legislation that Promotes Open Bidding Policies for Water Infrastructure Projects

The Water Infrastructure Transparency Act (WITA) introduced by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) would extend the current USDA policy on opening bidding for water infrastructure projects to all federally funded programs.

Dr. Larry Sabato
Susan Wade May 2018

Larry Sabato to Speak at Vinyl Industry Congressional Fly-in

Dr. Larry Sabato, election analyst and best-selling author, and Founder and Director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics, to speak at the Vinyl Industry Congressional Fly-in on June 19th.

Susan Wade Apr 2018

Webinar: New Prop 65 Labeling Effective August 30, 2018. Are You Ready?

New Prop 65 labeling requirments will go into effect on August 30, 2018. The VI in collaboration with Keller and Heckman LLP are hosting a one-hour complimentary webinar on May 15th and June 7th to review the new amendments and discuss their impact on the vinyl industry.