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
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.,