PHOENIX - A record number of roofing industry professionals attended the third annual Best of Success Conference, held Sept. 21-22. Hosted by Roofing Contractor magazine, the event drew more than 240 attendees to the Pointe South Mountain Resort in Phoenix.

More than 240 roofing industry professionals attended Roofing Contractor's third annual Best of Success Conference in Phoenix.


PHOENIX - A record number of roofing industry professionals attended the third annual Best of Success Conference, held Sept. 21-22. Hosted by Roofing Contractor magazine, the event drew more than 240 attendees to the Pointe South Mountain Resort in Phoenix.

The seminar featured presentations from contractors Brett Hall on marketing strategies, Ken Kelly on recruiting and retaining employees, and Robert Stumm Jr. on preparing for natural disasters. Informational sessions conducted by Roofing Contractor columnists included Chip McDonald's on safety, Ricardo Gonz

Each contractor at the conference received over $3,000 in product savings vouchers from roofing manufacturers.

Eleven contractors won 18V Hammer Drills from Dodge Hemi Power Tools valued at $550 apiece.

"The Best of Success Conference would not be possible without the help of our sponsors," said Jill Nash, publisher of Roofing Contractor. "I'd like to thank ABC Supply Co., Allied Building Products, Bradco Supply, CARE, CertainTeed, Elk Premium Building Products, GAF Materials Corp., Hemi Power Tools, IKO, Johns Manville, Lapolla Coatings, OMG Roofing Products, Owens Corning, Polyglass, SFS Intec, and TAMKO Building Products."

Materials from the educational sessions presented at the conference are available on CD for $99. To order the CD of proceedings, call 888-530-6714 or e-mail yaminj@bnpmedia.com. Look for more information on the conference in our December issue.