The 93rd FRSA Annual Convention and Expo was held July 16-18 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando and the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. The convention consisted of three full days of education, networking, family fun, sports and friends along with two days of FRSA's trade show, the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Expo.
The 41st annual Western Roofing Expo kicked off Sunday, June 14 with a welcome reception and lively silent auction. Hundreds of contractors, suppliers, manufacturers and consultants filled the Champagne Rooms at the Paris Las Vegas to bid on a variety of items from a drone and GoPro camera to fine jewelry and sports-event packages. The silent and live auction items raised more than $48,000 for the Davis Memorial Foundation, which provides academic scholarships to deserving college students across the western United States. Auction organizers said the total raised far surpassed last year’s event and could provide scholarships for 10 students.
The MRCA 65th Annual Conference was held Dec. 10-12, 2014 at the Gaylord Texan Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. The event allowed roofing professionals, manufacturers and suppliers the opportunity to connect face to face with industry leaders. This year’s conference featured a community service event; a welcome reception and foundation auction; a keynote address; educational seminars; a Young Contractors Council learning lab and reception; an exhibit hall; product demonstrations; and the launch of Women in Roofing. For more information, visit www.mrca.org.
The 2013 Midwest Roofing Contractors Association Annual Conference was held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill., Oct. 23-25. Photos by Jill Bloom and Chris King.
The Arizona Roofing Contractors Association (ARCA) held its 44th Annual Convention and Trade Show at the Prescott Resort in Prescott, Ariz., Oct. 3-5.