The 2005 International Roofing Expo and NRCA's 118th Annual
Convention were held together for the first time Feb. 14-18 in
Orlando, Fla. As part of its agreement with NRCA, Hanley Wood LLC,
Washington, D.C., managed the trade show and educational portions
of the roofing expo, and NRCA organized several events and awarded
its traditional honors. Their efforts were met with approval from
the 7,492 attendees and 380 exhibiting companies. Following are
highlights from the events.
As in the past, NRCA recognized several roofing professionals
for various contributions to the industry.
During the Member Breakfast, NRCA awarded its annual Charlie
Raymond Award to Rosemary Oldham, marketing service manager for GAF
Materials Corp., Wayne, N.J., for recruiting 13 new members. The
award, named for former NRCA President and J.A. Piper Award Winner
Charlie Raymond, is presented to the NRCA member who recruited the
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