There are many reasons why successful professionals join an organization that is specifically focused on their industry. As we discussed in the first part of this article, one primary reason why professionals connect with membership groups is to obtain valuable advice and ideas for your business. Professional insight not only can help you achieve a new level of success for your business, but being part of an influential membership-based organization it also can develop lifelong friendships There’s also a great personal satisfaction that comes with being a part of charitable project initiatives.
Whether it’s training and education initiatives that combat the labor gap, funding roofing industry studies, or giving back to the community, the Roofing Alliance, the Foundation of the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA), is an organization that provides roofing professionals with the opportunity to get involved with a great cause while providing many valuable leads for your business through in-person networking events.
There are several networking opportunities for roofing contractors, suppliers, manufacturers, and professionals sponsored by the NRCA and Roofing Alliance that are held annually.Here are some ways that roofing professionals can get involved when they join the Roofing Alliance. These events not only benefit the roofing industry, but also provide the opportunity for like-minded roofing professionals to fortify relationships that enhance industry partnerships.
Membership Meetings: Roofing Alliance members attend semi-annual meetings in April and in the fall. Each meeting is hosted at a beautiful hotel or resort where members can:
Programs and Project Initiatives: The Roofing Alliance’s core values include roofing education and training, technology, sustainability, and philanthropy. It has developed several programs with a strategy tailored to enhance each of these core objectives, such as:
Awards and Education Initiatives: To help combat the workforce issue, Roofing Alliance members are committed to enhancing the educational programs of colleges and vocational schools through several award programs and academic initiatives. Along with hosting a national roofing competition, featuring over a dozen distinguished construction management schools, members also dedicate their time to working with academic programs to bolster their curriculum. Whether it’s scholarship and award programs for outstanding students and faculty or mentorship events, these programs educate the next generation of talented roofing professionals while also providing a unique networking opportunity for members.
Membership opportunities with the Roofing Alliance are available to all roofing professionals. For more information on our organization’s objectives or how you can make a commitment to the Roofing Alliance, please contact us today.