Full house

NRCA's 120th Annual Convention and the 2007 International Roofing Expo were record-setting successes

A record number of roofing professionals gathered in Las Vegas March 4-8 for NRCA's 120th Annual Convention and Washington, D.C.-based Hanley Wood LLC's 2007 International Roofing Expo (IRE). In addition to enjoying the glamour and glitz of Las Vegas, roofing professionals attended IRE's trade show and educational sessions, as well as NRCA's convention events. The trade show boasted a record 9,020 attendees and 1,049 booths with 465 exhibiting companies.

Following are some highlights from the convention and expo.

A memorable luncheon

NRCA presented a number of awards during its Member Luncheon. The annual Charlie Raymond Award was presented to GAF Materials Corp., Wayne, N.J., and to NRCA President Mark Gaulin, president of Magco Inc., Jessup, Md., a Tecta America company.